3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park

3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park

3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park is a short DR. Congo Gorilla Safari that starts and ends in Kigali. Virunga National Park is part of the greater Virunga Massif shared among Congo, Rwanda and Uganda supporting 480 Mountain Gorillas more than a half of their global population. Gorilla Trekking permits in Congo are very affordable compared to those of the neighbouring destinations thus making the cost cheaper. The 3 Days Congo Gorilla Trip offers beautiful scenic drive in the Rwandan hillsides dubbed that have earned her a dub as the land of a thousand hills.

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3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari Highlights:

Day 1 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Drive from Kigali to Congo’s Virunga National Park

Day 2 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Do Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & relax
Day 3 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Transfer back to Kigali

3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari Details:

Day 1 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Drive from Kigali to Congo’s Virunga National Park

After breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali, you embark on the drive to Congo’s Virunga National Park north west of Rwanda. You drive through impressive landscapes marked by beautiful hills before approaching the sandy beaches of Gisenyi on Lake Kivu – one of the Africa’s largest lakes. You settle for lunch after which you cross to Congo connecting to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Luxury / Upmarket:  Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic:   Hotel Cape Kivu

 Day 2 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Do Mountain gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & relax 

You gather at the gorilla trekking start point for briefing and eventual set off to the Mountain Gorillas. In the company of the armed ranger guides, you traverse the dense jungle of Congo, hiking through the challenging slopes of Virunga Volcanoes as you long to see the Mountain Gorillas – the members of Great Ape Species and known to be critically endangered world over.  You have one full hour with these magical creatures viewing them as they forage and socialise while listening to the themed interpretation from the guides. You retreat from the activity and connect back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Luxury / Upmarket:  Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic:   Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 3 of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park: Transfer back to Kigali 

Following breakfast, set off for the drive back to Kigali.  A flight departure back home can be arranged.

End of the 3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park


3 Days Congo Gorilla Safari Transportation:

We provide high quality cars for hire in Uganda and Rwanda. Our fleet of vehicles consists of the most convenient cars for travel in Uganda/Rwanda. They range from 4×4 safari car vehicles, saloon cars, to coasters, and safari omnibus as well as luxury cars. We cater for all budgets and special needs. Our prices include a lot of benefits and all our cars are comprehensively insured.

We provide high quality cars with or without a driver and our fleet consists of the most convenient cars for travel in Uganda.

4X4 Safari Cars for hire/rent in Uganda/Rwanda
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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)



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