4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike: Covid-19 hit the world including a number of different destinations like Virunga national park the home to the mountain gorilla and a number of other rewarding attractions in the democratic republic of Congo which affected a number of tourism activities in the park especially gorilla trekking one of the most rewarding activities in virunga national park. With covid-19, there are a number of standard operating procedures that can be carried out in order not to miss out on an amazing experience while in the park.  With the different procedures like putting on a face mask, maintaining social distancing among other standard operating procedures which will give you the chance to take part in 4 days lepetit Mikeno safari during covid-19. This 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19 will give you the chance to participate in Mount Nyiragongo hike where you will get to see a number of attractions like the world’s largest lava lake whose activity can be seen in form of lava boiling underneath the earth’s crust, thunders, rumbles and you will also get to see a number of attractions in the park for memorable 4 days le petit Mikeno safari.  It should be noted that the le petit virunga package includes three nights’ stay in Virunga National Park which will include two nights in Mikeno Lodge, mountain gorilla trekking, mount Nyiragongo trek, the package also departs Goma 13:00am on a Friday for an amazing Congo safari.

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike

Highlights of your 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike

  • Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Goma 
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking  
  • Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
  • Day 4: Descend Nyiragongo and departure

Detailed itinerary of your itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Goma 

On day one of your 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19 at a location of your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport, you guide for your safari will pick you and take you through a briefing session of your safari for a memorable safaris as you make your way to Goma. You will arrive at the grand barrier at 11:30 am for check ins, purchasing of permits among other activities. At 13:00 am, you will check in with the virunga tourism office at the Grande barrier where you will get your gorilla trekking permits, and mount Nyiragongo hike permit which you will present at the park headquarters to participate in the activities in Virunga National Park.  after checkins, you will transfer to the park and you will be transported to Mikeno lodge where you will have  late lunch and in the afternoon you will enjoy leisure  at the Rumangabo nature trails where you will get to see a number of attractions like the numerous  bird species, primate species like the chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys among other primates.

Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Mikeno lodge

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

On day two of your 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19, after an early breakfast at Mikeno Lodge your guide will transfer you to Bukima tracking post, for briefing session to participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park where you will get to know the rules and regulations to follow during the activity, how to interact with the gorillas for a safe activity in the park. You will be assigned to a guide, ranger to take you through your activity in the park, during your activity you will transfer to the tracking trails to get to the habituated gorilla family. On your way to the habituated gorilla family, you will get to see a number of attractions like bird species for instance long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, different primates like the golden monkeys, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys among other primate species for memorable 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19. When you get to the gorilla family, you will get to understand the behaviour of the primates in the wild for instance their feeding patterns, their grooming patterns among other interesting features you will also take pictures of the primates you will then transfer back to Mikeno Lodge for relaxation or you can visit the Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage where you will get to take care of the orphaned gorillas for a day after the activity head back to your hotel for dinner and over night.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Mikeno lodge

Day 3: Mount Nyiragongo hike

On day three of your 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19 after an early morning breakfast at Mikeno lodge, you will be picked at your hotel and transferred to Kibati ranger post to participate in mount Nyiragongo hike. On arrival to Kibati, hikers will undergo a briefing session and participate in the hike to Mount Nyiragongo. When you get to the summit you will have amazing views of the lava boiling underneath the earth’s crust as you take pictures. You will have overnight at the summit for the ultimate safari experience.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Descend Nyiragongo and transfer to Kigali city

On day four of your 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19, after an early morning breakfast, you will descend mount Nyiragongo, once at the bottom, you will be transported back to Goma and drop off at the Grande barrier for border crossing where you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to Rwanda where you will be dropped off at a location of your choice in Kigali for lunch and transferred to Kigali international airport and the end of your 4 days le petit Mikeno safari during covid-19.

End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike

Trip Inclusions

  • Pickup and drop off in Kigali 
  • An English speaking  guide
  • Entrance permits
  • Meals 
  • bottled water
  • 4X4 safari vehicle and Fuel
  • All transport costs as per the trip
  • An armed ranger
  • Accommodation

  Trip exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses 
  • Airtime
  • Telephone calls/ costs
  • Tips
  • Congo and Rwanda ViSA fees
  • Activities that are not included on the itinerary
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