4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

Overview: 4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo is a short safari in Congo for gorilla trekking and hiking trip to Mount Nyiragongo Volcano. This 4 days Congo safari is a trip to Virunga National Park where all of the activities will be done on an exclusive private tour.

Congo gorilla trekking safari permits are the cheapest and therefore making gorilla trekking in the country cheaper than the neighboring countries. Mount Nyiragongo is one of the recently active strato volcanoes the continent has ever had with 2 lava lakes. A glimpse of the lava lake is for the brave and offers lasting memories; just remember to carry along a good quality camera.

Safari Highlight: 4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

Day 1: Transfer to Congo

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 3: Hike Nyiragongo and spend the night at the summit

Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo and depart

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Tour Summary:

You’ll go to: Congo
You’ll visit: Virunga National Park
Activities: Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee Habituation
Safari Category: Gorilla trekking and Chimp trekking safaris in Congo
Tour Features: Mid-range, Luxury and Budget. Can be customized to suite your Needs. Contact Us
Tour Availability: All Year Around

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Detailed Itinerary: 4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

Day 1: Transfer to Congo

On the first day of your trip, your safari guide will ensure a transfer to Congo and ensure check in with Virunga tourism office. Most tourists to the country arrive through Kigali International Airport which takes about 5 hours drive; therefore, early arrival is recommended or else spend a night in Kigali. After receiving safari permits, the drive continues to a booked lodging facility in Congo. Check in and relax at the lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Bukima Camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Early morning after breakfast you set off to Bukima Ranger post for briefing before setting off for gorilla trekking. On arrival at the ranger post by 8:00am local time, there’s briefing by park rangers on the do’s and don’ts of Congo gorilla safaris.

Gorilla trekking takes about 1-2.5 hours of hiking each way, depending on location of the group being trekked and the difficulty of the terrain. After spending the allotted hour with the gorillas, trekkers will return to Bukima camp where a late lunch will be served. In the afternoon, you are transferred to Mikeno Lodge where you spend the evening at relaxation or visiting the gorilla orphans at the Senkwekwe Center.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Mikeno Lodge

Day 3: Hike Nyiragongo and spend the night at the summit

Have a morning breakfast at Mikeno Lodge and start the transfer to Kibati Ranger post, departure point for the Nyiragongo volcano trek. On arrival to Kibati, climbers will receive a briefing and have the opportunity to hire porters. Hiring porters takes an extra cost and therefore you need to carry some cash for this. The hike to the Nyirangongo summit lasts about 6 hours depending on the hikers’ ability.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Nyiragongo summit cabins

Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo and depart

After a great night at the Nyiragongo summit, you then descend to the Kibati post. The descend is about four hours. Once at the bottom, you are transferred to your departure point.

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Safari Route: 4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

Safari Inclusions & Exclusions: 4 Days Virunga gorilla trek & Nyiragongo hiking safari Congo

Safari Inclusions

  • Accommodations
  • Meals and drinking water
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Volcano trek permit
  • All ground transfers

Safari Exclusions

  • Extra drinks/beverages
  • Hiring porters
  • rental of Nyiragongo backpack,
  • Tips
  • Any other purchase of personal nature

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