3 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park

3 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Virunga National Park

Gorilla tour in DR Congo is short but rewarding where you will be able to meet face to face with Gorillas in the Virunga national park. It includes 1 gorilla permit per person in the final costing. The safari takes you to Virunga national park in the Northeastern part of the country. Though it is the least visited gorilla destination; it doesn’t take away the fact that it has a lot to offer and Kigali Genocide Memorial.

Day 1. Arrival at Kigali Airport and Transfer to DR Congo

On arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by our driver/guide. He will brief you concerning the safari. You could have a visit to the genocide memorial site where you will find out a lot that transpired during the 1994 genocide. Have an early lunch and then transfer to Goma in Congo while connecting to Bukima in DR Congo. You will arrive in the evening; have dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kibumba tented camp.
Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Day 2. Gorilla trekking

Have morning breakfast, after drive to the park head offices for briefing; this is where you will be told all the rules concerning gorilla trekking. Start off with trekking through the jungle; you are allowed to spend only one hour with the gentle giants. Also, all the trekkers are advised to carry enough water, non-flash cameras, steady trekking shoes, hats, and long sleeved trousers. After, return to the lodge and relax in the evening. Have dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation: Kibumba tented camp.
Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Day 3. Transfer Back to Kigali international airport

Enjoy a tasty breakfast at your lodge and return back to Kigali, you will have lunch on the way and if your flight is in the evening, you will be transferred to the airport as you bid farewell to the land of a thousand hills.

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Tour costs include the following

  • Park fees (non-residents)
  • All activities that are shown in the itinerary
  • Professional driver/ tour guide
  • All transfers (airport pick up and drops)
  • All Taxes
  • All transportation
  • Meals (as specified in a day by day section)
  • Drinking water all days

Tour costs Excludes

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and after the trip
  • Tips
  • Government imposed increased of taxes and park fees
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visas etc)
  • Laundry
  • Optional activities (not detailed in the above itinerary)

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