3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo, Gorilla Safari in Congo
Overview of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo, Gorilla Safari in Congo
The 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo is short DR Congo Gorilla safari tour trip offering Mountain Gorilla tracking in Virunga National Park Congo Africa. It is a rewarding primate Short Congo Gorilla Tour Safari package designed to enable you explore the critically endangered Mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a short time. The gorillas in Congo have been less explored compared to the rest in the region and thus the tour offers an authentic touch of these ancient species in their intact wilderness.
Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo, Gorilla Safari in Congo
Day 1 of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Safari to Congo: Transfer from Kampala to Goma at the Congo Rwanda Boarder/ Kigali to Bukima Virunga NP
Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Congo: Transfer to Bukima to undertake Mountain Gorilla trekking in Congo`s Virunga National Park & after transfer back to your Lodge
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari to Congo: Transfer back to KigaliDetailed itinerary of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo, Gorilla Safari in Congo
Day 1 of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo: Transfer from Kampala to Goma/Kigali to Bukima Virunga NP
Following breakfast at your place of stay in Kampala/Kigali, you embark on the drive to the South enjoying the picturesque landscape before making a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe where you can evidence the geographical divide between the north and southern hemispheres and taking remarkable photos. Proceed on the drive exploring the impressive landscapes of Ankole dotted with the long Horned Ankole cattle along with Zebras and Impala straying from the adjacent Lake Mburo National Park. Traditional lunch stop is made at Igongo Cultural Center while the fascinating Kigezi Highlands will offer you an evening welcome as you settle in Kisoro at the back yard of the Virunga Volcanoes for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
The journey is about 11 hours drive from Kampala to Goma with stops and 6 hrs from Kigali to Bukima Virunga NP
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mikeno Lodge , Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp, Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu / Ihusi Hotel at Goma
Day 2 of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo: Undertake Mountain gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & transfer back to Kisoro
Take your early morning breakfast and carry your packed lunch with enough water then drive for 2 hrs from Goma if you slept at Ihusi Hotel OR drive for 1hr if you slept at Mikeno Lodge OR walk to the tracking point for 5 mins-if you slept at Bukima Tented Camp to the Virunga National Park headquarters for in particular to catch up with briefing about the gorilla trek. The briefing is conducted by the Park rangers after which you set off to the forest in search of the critically endangered Mountain gorillas. The close up experience is limited to one full hour presenting remarkable opportunities for photography and observation. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET YOUR PACKED LUNCH WITH WATER!.
After the Gorilla trek trip in Congo`s Virunga National Park Forest we shall transfer you back to your lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mikeno Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp, Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu / Ihusi Hotel at Goma
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo: Transfer back to Kampala
After breakfast, embark on the drive back to Kampala/ Rwanda with a Kigali City tour for those flying through Kigali back to their home country or to Uganda. Lunch shall be en route.
End of the 3 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Congo
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
- 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)
- 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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