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Our 7 Days Best of DRC Safari Tour starts and ends in Kigali,  taking you to Virunga volcanoes, Nyiragongo hike, and visit the lowland gorillas in Khuzi Beiga National Park.

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Virunga national park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike

Day 4: descend Nyirangongo

Day 5: Transfer to Kahuzzibeiga national park

Day 6: lowland gorilla trekking

Day 7: Transfer to Kigali.

7 Days Best of DRC Safari Tour

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Virunga National Park.

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you wi be welcomed by our company representative who will  transfer you to congo, clearing at the border and arriving in Goma town, the drive takes approximately 4-5 hours having Enroute stopovers, the land scapes of Rwanda are magical and super exciting arriving for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Bukima tented camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Following breakfast, you will drive to Bukima park center for a morning briefing, you will be allocated a gorilla group, after which you will head into the dense forest in search of the brown eyed gentle species, trekking time depends on how far the gorilla families have moved, while with the mpuntain gorillas, you will be allowed one hour to take pictures, have beautiful views and return to the lodge for diner and stya overnight

Luxury: Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Bukima tented camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike

Following breakfast, we will embark on the Nyiragongo hike led by park rangers, you can hire a porter at the beging incase you feel the need for one, the path is easy although you will require physical fitness, the speed depends on the last person, nobody is left behind, along the trail, you will enjoy beautiful views of rare forest birds, and small mammal species, it will take 2-4 hours to reach the summit, dinner and staying overnight at

Nyiragongo summit shelters

Day 4: Descend the summit – relaxation

Descending is much easier compared to climbing, after breakfast, you will head down the hill, arriving at the lodge for a hot lunch, and relaxation to prepare for the following days activities

Luxury: Mikeno lodge

Midrange: Bukima tented camp

Best budget: Tchegera tented camp

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Bukavu

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 besutiful 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 6: 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 7: 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.

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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