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Our 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari will lead you to explore the  greatness of congo, you will encounter both lowland and highland gorillas, enjoying mountain climbing and nature walks, the primate tour will give an insight of the country you will have a chance to visit two countries at once as the tour starts and ends in Kigali- Rwanda.

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Transfer to Virunga National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 4: Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park

Day 5: Low land gorilla trekking

Day 6: Transfer to Kigali.

6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Virunga National Park

You will be picked by our company representative who will transfer you to Goma from Kigali, arriving to clear at the border before we proceed on our great mountain gorilla trekking tour, Virunga national park is home to several animal and plant species, the national conservation area extends to the Semiliki valley and is part of the great east African rift valley region 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: Mountain Gorilla Hiking

Following breakfast, you will be transferred to the park center to start the day’s activity, you will be divided into groups to track gorilla families, depending on how far the gorilla families have moved, you will take 2 or more hours trekking You are allowed 1 hour with these gentle giants after locating them. After this experience starts the journey back to the headquarters and proceeds to the camp overnight.

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

Early morning breakfast and transfer to the park center for chimpanzee tracking, have been recently habituated for visitors coming to Virunga volcanoes, tracking chimpanzees is much easier compared to mountain gorillas, it takes 2-3 hours in groups of 6 to do the activity  and one hour is allowed with the species, chimpanzee are very close relatives to mankind as they share up to 98% of the human DNA, later which you will return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Luxury: Bukima tented camp | Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Kibumba camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Day 4: Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park

Following breakfast, you will begin your journey to the south of congo in Bukavu town, passing through small villages and towns of Congo, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the southern part of the country arriving for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: L’orchids safari club

Midrange: coco lodge

Best budget: Lakeside hotel Bukavu

Meal plan:  Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 5: Trekking Lowland Gorillas

You will be transferred to the park headquarters for the briefing before you can start the lowland gorilla trek. These gorillas are easy to find taking a shorter time like 3-4 hours, one hour is allowed with the mountain gorillas, after which you will return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation as we end the neautiful day in the democratic republic of Congo.

Luxury: L’orchids safari club

Midrange: coco lodge

Best budget: Lakeside hotel Bukavu

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6: Transfer to Kigali for Departure

Following an early morning breakfast, we will transfer to Kigali, having stopovers en-route for picture moments and enjoying the mountain landscape of the land of a thousand hills.

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.
  • Chimpanzee permits.

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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