5 Days Eastern Lowland Gorillas & Nyiragongo Volcano

Join our 5 Days Congo gorilla and Nyiragongo Volcano hiking for a memorable experience. The trip takes you to trek eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park and hike Nyiragongo Volcano situated in the heart of Virunga National park. This safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda

Trip activities

• Eastern lowland gorilla trekking
• Nyiragongo Volcano hiking
• Kigali city tour

Trip Summary

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and transfer to Bukavu
Day 2: Eastern lowland gorillas
Day 3: Transfer to Goma
Day 4:Nyiragongo Volcano hiking
Day 5: Descend and depart to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and transfer to Bukavu

Today our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kigali or Kigali International airport and transfer to Bukavu. Overnight stay at Orchids Safari club

Day 2: Eastern lowland gorillas

Congo gorilla toursWake up very early, have a cup of coffee, get your packed lunch and transfer to Kahuzi Biega national park. Assemble at the park headquarters for registration and briefing about the do’s and don’ts of gorilla trekking. At 8:00 am, start off the hike to trek eastern lowland gorillas, the largest gorilla specie in the wilderness. Hiking time may vary depending on the location of gorillas but you are 100% sure of meeting these gentle giants at the end of the day. Spend an hour in the company of a gorilla family, take photos, capture videos and enjoy this memorable experience. Dinner and overnight at Orchids safari Club

Day 3: Transfer to Goma

After morning breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Goma the capital of North Kivu in Eastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Diner and overnight at Ihusi Hotel

Day 4:Nyiragongo Volcano hiking

Hiking Nyiragongo VolcanoIn the early morning, have breakfast and transfer to kibatsi patrol village for briefing and guide about Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking. The hike starts at 10:00am lasting for 6-7 hours to reach the summit at 3470 meters above sea level. Stay overnight to experience the boiling lava lake glowing at night. Dinner and overnight at Nyiragongo Volcano bandas

Day 5: Descend and depart to Kigali

Rise up early, have breakfast and hike down to the base of the Volcano. Meet your driver guide and transfer to Kigali to catch up with your connecting flight.

End of the Safari

Trip inclusions

 Gorilla permit
 Full time English speaking guide
 Bottled drinking water
 Accommodation and meals
 Ground transport
 Nyiragongo Hiking permit
 Miscellaneous
 Government taxes
 All activities in the itinerary

Trip exclusions

 Porters fee
 Alcoholic beverages
 Tips
 Personal expenses
 Extra activities not in the itinerary
 International flights
 Visa fees