3 Days Congo Gorilla Trek

Planning a budget gorilla trip to DR Congo but you aren’t sure of which package to take up? The 3 days DR Congo gorilla tour offers you a great opportunity to catch a glimpse at a group of rare mountain gorillas which make up part of 1004 individuals that today thrive on earth. It takes you to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Virunga National Park to take part in gorilla trekking. Your tour starts and ends in Kigali.

Trip Summary
Day 1: Transfer to Virunga National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Return to Kigali

Day 1: Transfer to Virunga National Park
Early morning, you will be served with breakfast and after, pick up by one of our driver guides who will take you through what your 3 days gorilla safari is all about. After, head off to Bukima-DR Congo with a stopover at Goma for lunch. Later, proceed to Virunga National Park to check in at Bukima lodge (midrange) or Mikeno lodge (luxury) for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
Since this is a long awaited day, you will get up early enough to have your breakfast at your respective lodge. After, head off to the park headquarters to join other visitors for morning briefing on the set safety measures for gorilla trekking. It is during this day that you will be assigned to one habituated group to track in a group of 8 visitors. The trek may last you about 2 to 6 hours less or more depending on your hiking speed, nature of the habitat and location of these creatures in the course of the day. Make sure that you have some energy giving snacks, bottled water as well as fully equipped with good waterproof hiking boots, gardening gloves, insect repellents, sunscreen, walking stick, camera with no flashlight, long sleeved shirt or t-shirt, trouser and others. After, return to the lodge to dine and spend a night at Bukima lodge (Midrange) or Mikeno lodge (luxury).

Day 3: Return to Kigali
Get up early in the morning and after, check out from your respective lodge ready to make a return journey to Kigali. This will mark the end of your 3 days DR Congo gorilla tour.

End of tour

Tour includes
• Gorilla permit ($400 per person)
• Transport in a 4WD plus full time driver guide
• Accommodation and meals
• Bottled water
Safari excludes
• Visa fees
• Airfares
• Personal expenses like beverages, laundry services, personal insurance, accommodation and other activities outside the travel plan.