5 Days Nyiragongo and Gorillas

5 Days Gorilla safari in Congo’s Virunga national park and Mount Nyiragongo hiking tour to watch the world’s largest red hot boiling lava lake. This is an epic safari adventure ideal for all adventure seekers to Africa. Safari starts and ends in Kigali crossing into Congo via Gisenyi.

5 days Virunga National Park

  • Day 1: Transfer to Goma
  • Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Virunga NP 
  • Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
  • Day 4: Descend the Nyiragongo volcano relax in Goma.
  • Day 5: Departure via Rwanda Kigali

Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kigali or Goma
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • DRC Visa

Package Excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Kigali or Goma
  • International airfares
  • Rwanda Visa (USD30.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Day 1: Transfer to Goma
You will be picked up by our company representative from Kigali International airport for a
Drive to Goma – Congo via Gisenyi province, En route stop over at Nyanza King’s palace, Murambi and Butare Genocide memorial sites. Dinner and overnight at Orchid Safari Lodge(luxury), Ihusi Lodge( Midrange) and Hotel Horizon(Budget).

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Virunga NP 
Enjoy breakfast and head for Bukima park offices for morning briefing on the code of conduct when trekking for mountain gorillas, later with your tracking gear, embark on this amazing exercise. After a duration of 3 and 6 hours, you locate the intruding creatures, enjoy an hour with them before retrieving the starting point for your return to the lodge. In the afternoon, if you wish, take a stride to Kibati waterfalls, or engage in a guided forest nature walk. Dinner and overnight at Orchid Safari Lodge(luxury), Ihusi Lodge( Midrange) and Hotel Horizon(Budget).

Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
Have breakfast and set off for Nyiragongo base mountain base in Congo at Kibati Mount. Upon arrival (7:00am), head to the headquarters for registration and briefing on the hiking exercise.aThe hike to the top lasts between 6 -8 hours with 4 breaks depending on one’s experience and capability. At the top of the volcano, take in the beautiful views overlooking the Virunga region. Dinner and overnight at the top of the Nyiragongo mountain.

Day 4: Descend the Nyiragongo volcano relax in Goma.
Rise to the humming birds and get ready for your hike down the Nyiragongo, on touching the base, take time to visit Goma city with overnight in Goma.

Day 5: Departure via Rwanda Kigali

Lodges in Virunga National Park

Mikeno Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Bukima Tented Camp

Mid-range Lodge

Ihusi Hotel, Goma

Budget Lodge

Standard Safari vehicles

Luxury Safari Vehicles

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