5 Days Congo Gorillas & Mount Nyiragongo hiking safari with Africa Adventure safaris starts from Kigali driving with your guide into Gisenyi crossing into Congo via Goma border of Congo-Rwanda, on return back to Rwanda transfer to Volcanoes national park where you trek Gorillas.
For this tour, one can choose to trek gorillas in either Virunga national park Congo or Volcanoes national park Rwanda.
Mount Nyiragongo is one of the world’s greatest wonders, an active strato volcano situated in Eatern Congo with with magnificent views of bubbling lava observed at a safe distance.
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Kivu
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kigali for a transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu. If you have time, you can have a boat cruise to the Nyamirundi coffee island to learn how the coffee is grown, harvested, processed and consumed in the cup. Dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at Paradise Malahide/Kivu Serena Hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Congo for Hiking Mount Nyiragongo
Today you will wake up very early for a quick cup of coffee and your guide will transfer you to Rwanda – Congo border at Goma and there transfer to Kibatsi village – the begining of Nyiragongo hike. Hiking to the Nyiragongo summit usually lasts 4 – 6 hours depending on the general group fitness. When hiking, you don’t leave anyone behind! Dinner and overnight at the top shelters.
Day 3: Descend the Volcano and transfer to Volcanoes national park
Early morning, you will begin the descent of the volcano, where your guide will drive you back to Goma by midday. You will then cross over back to Rwanda and drive back to volcanoes national park.
You can opt to trek gorillas in Congo in the Virunga national park.
Dinner and Overnight at Mikeno Lodge (luxury)/ Bukima Lodge (Midrange)
Day 4: Gorilla trekking
Enjoy your breakfast and head to the park headquarters with packed lunch to be briefed about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas then proceed to track the gorillas.
Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Guest House (Budget) / Hotel La Palme (Deluxe) / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury).
Day 5: Visit Dian Fossey Tombs OR Golden monkey tracking
We have several options on this day, viz:
– hike to Dian Fossey graveyard/tombs
– Golden Monkey tracking
– Ibyiwacu cultural village among others
Later transfer to Kigali for a city tour or your scheduled flight.
End of Tour
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