5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing Hiking Tour in Congo

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Overview of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing

The 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing is a fun filled adventure safari itinerary that combines two of the most unique offers of Congo’s Virunga National Park. Mountain gorilla trekking and Nyiragongo Volcano hike are magical and historical encounters that are a dream of every adventurous world traveller. The safari commences and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Safari Highlights of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing

Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Transfer from Kigali to Goma – Virunga National Park

Day 2 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Undertake the hike to the Nyiragongo Volcano

Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano and relax at the lodge

Day 4 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing:  Drive back to Kigali

Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Transfer from Kigali to Goma – Virunga National Park

Following breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali Rwanda, you team up with the driver guide to embark on the transfer to Gisenyi – the largest of all Lake Kivu towns. The place offers beautiful beach environment suitable for relaxation while the expanse lake presents good opportunity for boat cruise. The cruise offers magnificent sights of endless water views, series of Islands and the overlooking Nyiragongo Volcano. Settle for lunch after which you cross the Congo border to Goma in the province of North Kivu.

 Accommodation                                    

Luxury / Upmarket: Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 2 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Undertake the hike to the Nyiragongo Volcano

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The morning is set to embark on the day long adventure hike to the one of the few remaining active and violent volcanoes on African continent featuring the most fluid and expanse lava lake on global scale.  Standing to the east of Democratic Republic of Congo 19km from the town of Goma, Nyiragongo Volcano is noted to the world’s most active Volcano and it has on two subsequent times in 1997 and the year 2002, released a high speed lava liquid from the Volcanic cracks destroying half of Goma town killing a count of people along with their property. The hike is very rewarding lasting 4 – 6 hours and commence at 1989m elevation ascending to 3470m in a short period. The overnight is spent at the crater rim and the best views of the lava lake occur at night.

Accommodation: Mountain Camps

Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano and relax at the lodge

Descend back from the Mountain enjoying the panoramic views of the dense Congo jungle below and the expanse waters of Lake Kivu. Connect to the lodge for an afternoon relaxation.
Accommodation

Luxury / Upmarket: Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 4 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

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The Virunga National Park is not only a mountain gorilla haven but also features other two great ape species namely; Chimpanzees and the low land Gorillas. The Park is also home to other wild game including the unique Okapi, elephants among others. The gorilla trekking commences in the morning at Bukima ranger post and involves traversing the forested jungle of the park in the company of the ranger guides. The moment with the mountain gorillas in limited to one hour with opportunities for amazing photo shoots and extensive learning about these critically endangered species. Retreat from the activity and connect back to the lodge for relaxation and overnight

Accommodation

Luxury / Upmarket: Mikeno Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Bukima Tented Camp

Budget / Basic: Hotel Cape Kivu

Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing:  Drive back to Kigali

After breakfast, embark on the drive back to Kigali about 3 – 4 hours drive to catch up with the flight departure back home.

End of the 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari and Nyiragongo Mountain Climbing

Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us  call us  24/7 on phone

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply)……

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda.

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply)……


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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