6 Days Eastern Lowland Gorilla Tour
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The 6 Days Eastern Lowland Gorilla Tour starts in Kigali City Rwanda to Bukavu Town at Kahuzi Biega National Park to track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas then transfer to Virunga National Park to hike Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano for 4- 6hours depending on the physical fitness of the group.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up

Day 2: Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park-Gorilla Trekking

Day 3: Transfer to Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage-Virunga National park

Day 4: Hike Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano

Day 5: Descend-Guided Nature Walk

Day 6: Departure

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  • Destination:DR congo
    • Hotel:4 Stars
    • Meals:Lunch, Dinner
  • PRICE :

    $1,020 $1,000

DAY 1

Arrival and Pick Up

Upon arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you are picked up by a company driver to transfer you on a brief City Tour around Kigali City. Visit the various Genocide Memorials, National Museums and legendary structures. After break off for lunch then transfer across the Rwanda DR Congo border to Bukavu Town then Kahuzi Beiga National Park. When you get here, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Horizon Hotel, Orchid’s Safari Club Hotel Restaurant, Hotel Begonias.

DAY 2

Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park-Gorilla Trekking

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the headquarters for briefing on the Dos and Don’ts around the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in their natural vegetation. After briefing transfer in groups of 8 with a skilled ranger guide into the forest to track the Gorillas for 3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories. After trekking, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Horizon Hotel, Orchid’s Safari Club Hotel Restaurant, Hotel Begonias.

DAY 3

Transfer to Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage-Virunga National park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage to watch the Mountain Gorillas that were rescued from being hunted, killed and illegally sold on the black market by poachers. After the experience, transfer to the stunning Virunga National Park and when you reach there proceed straight to check-in your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Tchegera Island Tented Camp, Bukima Tented Camp, Lulimbi Tented Camp.

DAY 4

Hike Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Kibati patrol Post where you find other hikers, interact and get briefed on the Dos and Don’ts about Hiking the majestic Mountain Nyiragongo Volcano. The Hike takes you 4-6 hours with en-route views at the green vegetation habitat, birds, mammals then after a while reach the summit and watch red hot lava spew into the sky, take numerous photos then later transfer to the Summit shelters for Overnight.

DAY 5

Descend-Guided Nature Walk

Wake up have breakfast then descend back to the Kibati patrol post where you will leave to transfer on a guided nature walk around the beautiful Virunga National Park then after the walk, proceed back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Tchegera Island Tented Camp, Bukima Tented Camp, Lulimbi Tented Camp.

DAY 6

Departure

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Kigali City and here you can opt to relax, have dinner and Overnight in a hotel/ lodge of your choice or transfer straight to the Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Safari Includes

  • Accommodation as stated
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Hiking 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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