6 Days Congo safari   

This 6 days Congo safari literally covers all the attractions in Congo, to mention   mountain gorilla trekking    in virunga national park, hiking mountain  Nyiragongo and lastly trekking the eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzui biega national park.

Brief Itinernary

Day 1: transfer  to  virunga national park.

Day 2: gorilla trekking in Virunga national park

Day 3: Ascend  Nyiragongo  mountain.

Day 4 : Descend nyiragongo and transfer to Bukavu

Day 5:Eastern lowland gorilla trekking at  Kahuzi biega national park.

Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: transfer from Kigali to  Virunga National park  congo  through goma.

Following your 6 days Congo safari, you guide will pick you from any place of your choice, you will be briefed about   your safari,  later embark on a safari to Virunga national park. Pass through the lush country side of Rwanda, through Gisenyi Pass by lake kivu.  Later cross into congo from goma  and proceed to Virunga national park. Check in at your accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay

Day 2:  Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park.

In the morning after breakfast, you will be picked by   you   guide and transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing. You will be briefed on the doe’s don’ts regarding gorilla trekking. Later be assigned game rangers and specific gorilla family to track from.   Move into the jungles in search for mountain gorillas, the trek will take between 50 minutes to 5 hours, as you search for the gorillas, you will come across other wildlife and bird species.  When you meet   up the gorillas, you will be thrilled and you forget all the hustle you went through to get to them, be given a maximum of 1 hour to interact with the gorillas.  Later exit the park and transfer back to your lodge area have lunch and relax , dinner and overnight stay at the lodge

Day 3:  Nyiragongo hike.

In the morning, you will transfer to Kibati village where Nyiragongo hike commences. Later  you will be  at the service of the porters who will aid your hike,  begin the hike the mountain, for you to have  successfully hike you need to be a considerable fitness level. Arrive at the summit dinner and overnight at the summit in the shelters/ cabins

Day 4:  Descending and transfer to   Bukavu.

In the morning , you will descend  mount nyiragongo , descending will see you at the  bottom by 11:00am, later you  will board the vehicle and transfer to  Bukavu in the south. The drive takes approximately 5 hours.  Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge/ hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5 : Gorilla trekking  in Kahuzi biega national park

Early in the morning after breakfasts, your safari guide will drop at the park headquarter for briefing of gorilla trekking. The eastern lowland gorillas are bigger that the mountain gorilla, this is a result of  terrain differences. Head to the jungles in the search for the eastern lowland gorillas and upong meeting them , you  will  amaximum of 1 hour to spend with the gorillas, take photos with with and find out more about how they behave.  Depart the forest  , with an option of visiting the chimpanzee orphanage . alter head to your lodge for a relaxation for dinner and an overnight  stay.

Day 6 : Depart Bukavu congo for Kigali.

Early in the morning , have breakfast and later check out your lodge and emberk on a transfer back to Kigali , if time allows you will have an opportunity to visit the king of Nyanza with his tomb alongside his wife.  Proceed northwards  and also if possible  you also drop by Butare museum to view the cultural aspects.  Arrive in Kagali an if you have a flight that day, you will be dropped at the  airport.

End of safari.

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