Gorillas Trekking, Nyiragongo hike, Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas

Gorillas Trekking, Nyiragongo hike, Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas! (7 days / 6 nights)

Gorillas Trekking, Nyiragongo hike, Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas! (7 days / 6 nights)

Hike mount   Nyiragongo Volcano and trek both Congo mountain gorilla and lowland gorillas with Kisoro Tours Uganda, this tour starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda or Uganda, spend 1  nights  on the rim of the giant crater high above the violently  active lava lake.

Lakes of hot lava are one of the most spectacular forms of volcanic activity, but they are very difficult to see there are only a few of them in the world at any given time. So, if you want to see a really impressive lava lake, you have only one option Mount Nyiragongo in DR-Congo.

Nyiragongo Volcano is located in the east of Congo DRC, at around 19 km from Goma Town and is the most active volcano in the world. In 1977 and 2002, flows of very liquid lava broke out from cracks in the volcanic slopes.

 Safari Highlights

  • Gorilla tracking in Virunga
  • Mt Nyiragongo Hiking safari
  • Low land gorilla tracking
  • Exploring Lake Kivu

Tour Summary

  • Days 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga Park in Congo
  • Day 3: Mt Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking
  • Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo Volcano
  • Day 5: Explore Lake Kivu
  • Day 6: Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali

Things to Consider

  • All Accommodation is Inclusive
  • All Meals are included
  • Low land gorilla tracking
  • Tour can Start and End in Uganda or Rwanda
  • Can be Booked as Private Tour
  • Mt Nyiragongongo climbing
  • Small Group Tour: Max 6 to 8 People per group
  • Gorilla trekking permit is included
  • Tour Can Depart any day any time
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • All Park Entrances is Included

Transportation & Guides

We use both standard 4×4 customized safari vans and 4×4 luxury customized safari Land cruisers as our road mode of transport for game viewing, taking photos wildlife filming and photography, all our safari vehicles has pop up roofs for proper game viewing and easy for to take as much photos as you can, with also charging system for your cameras, phones and also every client is guaranteed of a window seat for easy view.

Our drive/guides are very professionally and well trained, we know every successful safari needs a great guide, majority of the comments from our clients regarding our services are centered on the professionalism of our guides, returning clients request the same guide on their second and third trip.

Days 1: Arrival

This Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas starts at Entebbe International Airport Uganda or Kigali- Rwanda, and be transferred to Kisoro, En route, you will have a short stop at the Equator for an educational talk as well as a photographic opportunity. The journey then continues to Mbarara town where there will be a stopover stop for lunch. After lunch, drive onwards; a drive that will take you through Uganda’s rolling green hills through the highlands, also known as the ‘Switzerland of Uganda’ before making the final journey to Kisoro town . Check in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 2; Gorilla Trekking in Virunga Park in Congo

Take an early breakfast and transfer to the park station in Virunga Park. After a briefing with park rangers, go on a mountain gorilla trek, after transfer back to hotel and Overnight in Kisoro

Day 3: Mt Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking

After an early breakfast, transfer to Nyiragongo Volcano trail head in Virunga National Park. Staring at 8:00 am, hike for approximately 6-7 hrs making to the crater rim. Have the whole evening to enjoy the view from the crater and watch the lava inside. Overnight: in huts at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake .

Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo Volcano

Breakfast and start to descend by 7 or 8 am. Arrive at the trail head before lunch and transfer back to your hotel for relaxing.
Overnight in Goma

Day 5: Explore Lake Kivu

After breakfast, transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu. Take a speedboat to the southerly town of Bukavu, on arrival meet our driver guide then transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Bukavu

Day 6: Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking

Transfer to Kahuzi- Biega National Park. After park ranger briefing, trek to see lowland gorillas. Transfer back to hotel after trek.

Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali

Very early in the morning before dawn, you will wake up to have a cup of coffee or a glass of water/ juice then proceed to Congo/Rwanda border. Proceed to Kigali, for relaxation or to catch your onward flight home.

End of Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas Safari

NOTE:This Safari can be reversed to begin with Uganda or Rwanda and with DR Congo or the other way around

All our tours/safaris can start and end in Kigali Rwanda or Entebbe Uganda with no extra costs


Our tour consultant is at your disposal for any information you may need 24/7

 


We do all your airport transfers in Kigali or Entebbe

 


We arrange accommodation for you day before the tour starts and on the day tour ends with no extra costs

Includes:

– Meet & greet services airport transfers to/from Entebbe airport,
– Accommodation and meals on safari as above,
– One mountain gorilla, lowland gorilla, and nyiragongo hiking permits each,
– Bottled water in the safari vehicle,
– Full time services of English speaking driver/guide,
– All park entry fees and set activities on the itinerary.

Excludes:

– Visas,
– Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature.
– Charter/Scheduled flights also optional extra.
– Plus all expenses of personal nature like tips, drinks etc.

COST PER PERSON SHARING TWIN/DOUBLE ROOMS.

Cost per person sharing Price(USD)

1 person 3890
2 people 3650
3 people 3450
4 people 3345
5 people 3250
6 people 3160

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