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

Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas

Days 1

Arrival 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

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

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

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

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

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

Day 7

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

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