Mountain Gorilla Tour Congo 3 days
This gorilla safari includes 2 nights in accommodation lodges that are well known to be the best in Goma area in Northern lake kivu
Day 1: Pick Up from Kigali International Airport
Upon the landing at Kigali International Airport, you will be welcomed by the tour guide from ultimate gorilla expeditions the destination experts company in offering Congo safaris. Take a simple city tour of Kigali and drive towards the northern province of Rwanda and arrive at goma town in the afternoon, with lunch at lake water front beach hotel and later take a city tour to visit the goma City incase time allows. Dinner and Over Night either Mikeno lodge/ Bukima Tented camp.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
You will be awakened at 6:00am for breakfast thereafter take 1 Hour drive from the lodge to the park headquarters from where you will be allocated the Gorilla Family that is available for Gorilla Trekking.( However clients that stayed at Bukima Tented camp will wake up at 8:00 as they don’t have any distance to drive since gorilla trekking is done in Bukima Section) Mountain Gorillas in Congo are ease to trek in Virunga National Park the oldiest national park in Africa and watch the Great Mountain Gorillas for the 1 Hour , watching them feeding and breast feeding the young ones in the Congo Jungle Forests . At times Gorilla trekking can be short but in some cases an hour or two of rough hiking can be opted. The exciting scenery, extremely large biodiversity plus brilliant views too add tourists’ interests. Overnight at Mikeno Lodge/ Bukima tented camp.
Day 3: Drive Back to Kigali from Congo
This is the last day of this safari and you will be waking up not so early in the morning and have a relaxed breakfast. So from here you will head to the border and complete the border crossing documents and then cross over to Rwanda. Then you will drive back to Kigali and then head to the airport for your flight back home if at all it is due and this will mark the end of this trip.
Alternatively, one can fly out from Goma airport rather than driving back Kigali airport.
- Mountain lowland Gorilla Permits
- Accommodation & Meals
- Drinking Water
- Congo tourists Visa
- Ground Transportation
- Flight to Rwanda
- Rwanda Visa ( apply for Multiple entry)
- All personal expenses not listed in the itinerary above