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 and transfer to Gisenyi
After arriving at the airport, you are picked up by an experienced tour guide from our company who drives you to visit various historical Genocide memorial sites, National Museums in Kigali. With lunch en-route, 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 morning breakfast transfer to traverse the border to Goma town in Democratic Republic of Congo then to Virunga National Park to track the Mountain Gorillas. After Gorilla Trekking, break off for Dinner and Overnight at Ihusi Hotel, Lac Kivu Lodge, Mikeeno Lodge.
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Virunga National Park Headquarters at Rumangabo for briefing on the Dos and Don'ts around the Mountain Gorillas. In groups of 8 with a skilled ranger guide penetrate the forest to track the Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours then when you meet them, spend only an hour with them taking numerous photos for memories. After tracking the Gorillas, return back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Ihusi Hotel, Lac Kivu Lodge, Mikeeno Lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Bukavu
Wake up in the morning have 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 reach Bukavu Town in the evening where you will have Dinner and Overnight at Orchid Safari Lodge, Hotel Horizon.
Day 5: Lowland Gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park
After breakfast in the morning, transfer straight to Kahuzi Biega National Park to track the Eastern lowland Gorillas which are much bigger in size than the Mountain Gorillas for a period of 2-5 hours. After tracking, take on a guided community walk in the afternoon/ evening around Bukavu town. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel Horizon, Orchid Safari Lodge.
Day 6: Departure to Kigali
In the morning after breakfast, take on a boat cruise back to Goma then to Kigali for Dinner and Overnight or Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.
- 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 Rwanda
- Entry visas and airport taxes
- All personal expenditure such as laundry and drinks are excluded.