5 Days Gorilla and Mountain Nyiragongo Hike
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The 5 Days Gorilla and Mountain Nyiragongo Hike takes you to Virunga National Park for Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano to hike to the top and Chimpanzee Habituation experience in the forest close to Virunga National Park. All travelers who spend the night in Mikeno Lodge enjoy this experience free of charge.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 3: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience and Nature Walk

Day 4: Hike Mountain Nyyiragongo Volcano

Day 5: Descend and Departure

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  • Destination:DR congo
    • Hotel:3 Stars
    • Meals:Lunch, Dinner
  • PRICE :

    $879

DAY 1

Arrival and Pick Up

On arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you are picked up by a company driver guide to transfer you across the Rwanda DR Congo Border to Goma Town then to Virunga where you transfer to check-in your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Tchegera Island Tented Camp, Bukima Tented Camp, Lulimbi Tented Camp.

DAY 2

Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Mountain Gorillas then in groups of 8 with a park ranger, transfer to penetrate the forest to search for the Mountain Gorillas for a period of 3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking photos to keep for memories. After tracking, transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Tchegera Island Tented Camp, Bukima Tented Camp, Lulimbi Tented Camp.

DAY 3

Chimpanzee Habituation Experience and Nature Walk

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the forest at 6:00 am to track the Chimpanzees in their natural forest vegetation habitat. The Chimpanzees are distributed into groups and each group is limited to four people to interact around them in an hour. Booking for the habituation experience is done at only Mikeno Lodge.

DAY 4

Hike Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast then transfer to the Kibati Patrol Post for briefing about hiking the majestic Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano. You are distributed in groups with other hikers then with skilled park rangers to ensure security, proceed with your hike which offers you en-route scenic views at the green vegetation terrain, mammals and birds. After a while of 4-6 hours depending on the physical fitness of the group members, reach the summit an enjoy views of the red hot lava spewing into thin air. Take numerous photos to keep for memories then later transfer to spend the night in the summit shelters.

DAY 5

Descend and Departure

Wake up have breakfast then descend back to the Kibati patrol Post where you leave from to transfer back to Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Safari Includes

  • Accommodation as stated
  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Hiking Permit
  • Chimpanzee Habitation Permit
  • One night stay on Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano
  • All transport to, from and within Virunga National Park

Safari Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Rental of Nyiragongo backpack
  • Porter fees
  • Gratuities and anything of personal nature

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