This 1 Day Congo Gorilla Tour leads you to visit the Virunga National Park which another destination where the other portion of the world’s mountain gorillas is resident apart from the Bwindi, Mgahinga and Volcanoes National Park. A congo gorilla permits cost 400USD, the least price in the region although the environment and safety in Congo doesn’t attract tourists as it is in Uganda and Rwanda. You will also get a chance to visit and Hike the Nyiragongo Volcano on this congo gorilla tour.
Detailed Itinerary for 1 Day Congo Gorilla Tour
This tour starts from Ruhengeri and Gisenyi /Rubavu near Lake Kivu Rwanda at 4:00 am or from Goma at 6:00 am. You wake up to a sumptuous breakfast followed by transfer to Kakamero in DR Congo where the gorilla trekking starts from after a comprehensive briefing from the park rangers.
The hike in search for the congo gorilla families may last between 2-5 hours depending on where the mountain gorillas built their nest the previous day. You will be guaranteed to speed 1 hour with the gorillas once you find them and then after you will hike back to the park headquarters in Kakomero for an hour rest before driving back for other additional safari activities of your interest. On reaching the lodge, enjoy your lunch and then do a final check-in before taking the journey back to Kigali dropping off at your hotel or at the airport for a scheduled flight back home.
- Full Day service of a professional English speaking driver/guide
- Exclusive use of 4WD for the whole day
- 1 Congo Gorilla Permit pp (USD400)
- Emergency Evacuation Insurance pp
- Park Entrance Fees
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities