3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour in Virunga National Park
This 3 Day Congo Gorilla tour will take you to trek the mountain gorilla families in the Virunga national park offering you with the best gorilla trekking and wild experience in Africa. The tour starts and ends in Kigali in Rwanda. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the least visited gorilla tourism destination which making this gorilla tour surely an amazing and adventurous experience.
Tour Highlights & Itinerary Summary
- Day 1: Kigali – Goma – Bukima in Congo
- Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga
- Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali for departure
Itinerary for 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour in Virunga National park
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali – Goma – Bukima in DR Congo
On your first day of the 3 Days Congo Gorilla tour, you will meet with your guide from VIsit and Tour Rwanda at the airport and Immediately, your driver/guide will cruise you through Kigali heading to the Bukima in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This will take you roughly 4 hours to reach Goma where you will have a stopover for lunch refreshment. Later, you will transfer to Bukima reaching in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at Bukima lodge/Mikeno lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
Have an early morning breakfast and then get on to arrive at Virunga National Park headquarters to be briefed by the park rangers on the gorilla trekking insights. Here you will be told the rules while trekking to ensure a peaceful and enjoyable experience, you will then hike into the jungle searching the allocated gorilla family. Interaction with the gorillas will last for an hour after which you will descend back to the starting point. Non-flash light cameras are the only ones allowed to take photographs.
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali, Departure
Have a morning breakfast and take a journey back to Kigali dropping off at your hotel or at the airport for a scheduled flight back home. If time permits, your guide will take you on a tour of the cultural sites in Kigali, including the Genocide Memorial Center. That will mark the end of your 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour. Thanks for interesting a trip with us!
- 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