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Our 5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Nyiragongo Hike in Congo will take you to Virunga national park, the conservation area consists of several plant and tree species, it was created in 1925 and is among the first protected areas in Africa, the park is home to mountain gorillas a critically endangered species found in the Virunga volcanic region, the thousands of animal species call this home, it is was declared a UNESCO world heritage site to protect the mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles living in the park. Mountain gorillas live freely feeding on plant kinds, the tour will give you an insight into the Virunga National Park, hiking to the summit for the Nyirangongo tour is one thing not to miss on an African tour.

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Bukima.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking.

Day 3: Hiking Nyirangongo.

Day 4: Descend the summit.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali.

5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Nyiragongo Hike in Congo

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pickup and transfer to Bukima

You will be picked early morning by our company representative who will transfer you to Bukima, in the democratic republic of Congo, lunch en-route in Goma town before we cross to the town enjoy beautiful views of Rwanda while traveling to the destination dinner and stay overnight at;

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Following a morning breakfast, you will be transferred to park headquarters for gorilla trekking, the activity can take 2 or more hours depending on how far these gorilla families have moved, one hour is allowed with the mountain gorillas once you meet them after which we will return for dinner and stay overnight at

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Hiking Nyiragongo to the Crater

We will transfer to the park headquarters to start the day’s activity, you will be led by the park ranger, you can hire a porter to incase you feel like you need one, physical fitness to the summit is needed, we will spend the night at the summit while watching the beautiful Nyiragongo volcano, it is red hot during the time, the park team prepares food however you can choose to take your packed food. Dinner and stay overnight at;

Nyiragongo summit shelter.

Day 4: Descending to the Bottom

Breakfast and after which we will descend the volcano, you will have beautiful views of the Goma town, and the Virunga national park, arriving to meet our driver guide who will transfer you to Kigali for your stay overnight at

Luxury: Kigali Serena hotel

Midrange: Hotel des mile collines

Day 5: Kigali city tour and transfer t the airport

We will have a brief tour around Kigali city, it is one of the topmost organized towns of Africa, we will visit the Rwanda genocide and local markets, we will then drive to the airport for departure.

Trip includes.

  • All ground transportation.
  • Border crossing fees.
  • Park and conservation fees.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water on board.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as identified.
  • Gorilla permit.

Excludes.

  • Visa fees and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff.
  • Extra costs as a result of personal delays.
  • Item of personal nature.
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