A trip to Congo on an adventurous expedition for a Goma city tour, Congo gorilla tracking and a remarkable Nyiragongo mountain hike. This Congo tour starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda.
Day 1: Transfer to Goma
Your Congo tour starts and ends in Rwanda. Your trip to Congo will start when you are picked up from your hotel or from Kigali international airport by our Gorilla Cousins guide who will drive you to Gisenyi town on the Rwanda-Congo border. Upon reaching the border, the travel documents will be verified before you cross over to Goma in the democratic republic of Congo where you will check-in to your hotel or lodge.
Day 2: Congo Gorilla Tracking
You will have an early breakfast before driving to Bukima park station in Virunga National park for your Congo Mountain Gorilla trekking. Upon reaching you will be briefed and assigned a gorilla family to track. You will also meet the Congo gorilla tracking guides at this point. After meeting the guides, you will proceed with your gorilla safari where you follow the gorillas into the wild. Taking pictures is permitted, though you are required to disable the flash. The gorilla trekking exercise will take about 1 hour.
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
You will wake up early in the morning eat your breakfast, and proceed to the foothills of Nyirangongo Volcano in Virunga national park. You will follow the Nyirangongo trail and climb up the volcano with the trek taking up to 6 hours with impressive scenic views and encounters with rare birds and wild animals. You will spend the night at the edge of the Nyirangongo crater in tents, where you can clearly see the active lava lake.
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali
You will have an early breakfast and by 8:00 AM set off for the Kigali city in Rwanda thereby marking the end of your 4 day Congo tour.
|Gorilla Tracking Permits||Air fares|
|Park ranger fees||Personal insurance|
|Goverment taxes||Personal expenses|
|Ground Transportation 4×4 Safari Vehicle|