Gorilla Safaris Congo – Gorilla Trips to Virunga and Kahuzi Biega
The Democratic Republic of Congo is another home to Mountain Gorillas in Africa. The country has both Lowland and Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Trekking safaris in Congo are becoming popular worldwide! The country is safe and open to all International visitors. The critically endangered mountain gorillas are found in Virunga National Park, accessed from Kisoro town in South western Uganda. Kisoro town (Near by town to the Boarder) is 2-3 hour drive from Kigali in Rwanda, and 6-8 hours from kampala (Uganda’s Capital). Below are some of our customized gorilla tour packages in Congo.
Gorilla Tours to Congo
Congo gorilla trekking tour – Virunga 2 Days
This two days gorilla tour will start in Rwanda, where you will transfer to Virunga National park in Democratic republic of Congo via Uganda’s Chanika border. Read More
Gorilla Safari Congo – Virunga park 3 Days
This three days gorilla tour will start in Rwanda, where you will transfer to Virunga National park in Democratic republic of Congo via Uganda’s boarder. The park has five families of gorillas with three groups most tracked. Below is the detailed itinerary. Read More
Lowland Gorilla Tracking Congo tour – Kahuzi Biega
Congo DRC has both Lowland and Mountain Gorillas. Lowland Gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biega national park and the critically endangered mountain gorillas are found in Virunga National Park. Read More
Where to Stay
There are enough accommodation options for your congo gorilla tour, you can choose among hotels in Rwanda, Uganda and DRC. Some of the options are highlighted below:
Coco Lodge – Bukavu DR Congo
Coco Lodge is a safari lodge in Bukavu. It is aimed at tourists that intend to visit the gorillas in the nearby park, the Lodge is safe and many humanitarians working in the area reside here. Very tasteful decor, and everything works, even the wifi. The restaurant is probably the best in town, with a European cuisine.
Hotel Des Mille Collines – Kigali Rwanda
Hotel Des Mille Collines is a four star hotel with a fine setting and personalized service situated in a large exotic garden downtown Kigali, Rwanda. 112 exclusive rooms and executive suites with a balcony, all with direct telephones. All rooms have wireless internet access, Digital satellite Tv, Air conditioner and a Mini Bar.
Traveller’s Rest Hotel – Kisoro
Kisoro Traveller’s Rest Hotel is in the outskirts of Kisoro in a very interesting but unique environment. Kisoro Traveller’s Rest Hotel was built in a colonial style with a relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is easily accessible too and was frequently used by the famous Mountain gorilla researcher Dianne Fossey during her studies.
- Orchid safari Lodge – mid range
- Hotel Horizon – Budget
- Kisoro Tourist Hotel