6 Days Mountain Gorilla & Lowland Tour, Gorilla trekking Tours in DR Congo
Planning to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Holiday Safari Tour, book the 6 Days Mountain Gorilla & Lowland Tour to enjoy Gorilla Trekking Tours in Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park.
The 6 Days Mountain Gorilla & Lowland Tour takes you to Virunga National Park situated a few kilometers off Goma Town and Kahuzi Biega National Park located after Bukavu Town in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Day 1: Arrival-Gisenyi
After arriving at the airport, you will be picked up by an experienced tour guide from our company who will transfer you to various places around cities like the historical Genocide memorial sites as well as remarkable places like the city center in Kigali. With lunch en-route, you will proceed to Gisenyi to spot the beautiful Lake Kivu and the Resort beach. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, La Palme Hotel, Muhabura Hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Goma town
After breakfast in the morning you will be transferred across the border to Goma town in Democratic Republic of Congo where you will then leave from for Virunga National park to track the Mountain Gorillas. You will have Dinner and Overnight at Ihusi Hotel, Lac Kivu Lodge, Mikeeno Lodge.
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
Rise up early in the morning and transfer to the park headquarters at Rumangabo for briefing about the Dos and Don’ts of the Mountain Gorillas and after this, you will trail through the thick vegetation forest in search for the intelligent curious species. You will be in groups of 8 and allowed an hour to interact with them through taking photos, learning about them in terms of feeding, conjugating, breast feeding, playing.
Carry essential gear like long sleeved shirts, long pants that are not jeans, camera with no flash, rain jackets and sweaters for evenings etc so as to enjoy your entire encounter with the gorillas in their habitat. Other primates can also be spotted like the black and white Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, forest elephants as well as different beautiful bird species. After tracking you will return to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Transfer to Bukavu
Wake up in the morning and take breakfast then embark on a boat cruise along the magnificent Lake Kivu one of Africa’s largest fresh lakes where you will spot the beautiful Islands, terrain vegetation and the brilliant species of birds. After sometime, you will reach Bukavu in the evening where you will have Dinner and Overnight at Orchid Safari Lodge, Hotel Horizon.
Day 5: Lowland Gorilla trekking-Kahuzi Biega National Park
After breakfast in the morning, you will proceed straight to Kahuzi Biege National Park to track the eastern lowland Gorillas which are much bigger in size than the Mountain Gorillas in a period of 2-5 hours. After tracking you will take on a guided community walk in the afternoon/ evening as well as around Bukavu town. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Horizon, Orchid Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Departure-Kigali
In the morning after breakfast, you will take on a boat cruise back to Goma where you will leave to proceed to Kigali for Dinner and Overnight or to the airport for your flight back home.
THE QUOTED PRICE INCLUDES
- A comfortable 4x4 safari vehicle.
- Full time English speaking professional driver guide
- Agreed upon accommodation and meals stated
- Gorilla trekking Permit
- All activities mentioned
- Entrance fees
- Airport Transfers
- Airfares to Uganda
- Entry visas and airport taxes
- All personal expenditure such as laundry and drinks are excluded.