2 Days Congo Gorilla Tour in Virunga

Have only two days but want to trek Congo gorillas? This 2 Days Congo gorilla safari will give you a rewarding moment with the mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park.

2 Days Congo Gorilla Tour in Virunga

2 Days Virunga Gorilla Tour Overview

This 2 days Congo gorilla tour is a short escapade but has so much to reward. On the first day, you will depart Kigali in Rwanda very early in the morning and cross to Congo via Gisenyi. On the second day, you will depart Congo immediately after trekking gorillas and drive towards Kigali International Airport in Rwanda to catch up with your departure flight.

Safari Details

This tour requires you to be in Rwanda very early in the morning. It requires a very early arrival and late departure. Please see details below.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Goma

Our safari guide will pick you up from Kigali early morning and transfer you to Goma in Congo. The drive is approximately 5 – 6 hours. You will have your lunch en route in Gisenyi before crossing over to Congo for an overnight stay.

Overnight at Lac Kivu Lodge for luxury or Ihusi Hotel for comfortable stay.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: 5 – 6 Hours

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Departure

Wake up and drive to the park headquarters for your morning briefing meeting. This meeting will enlighten you on the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking and as well as the do’s and donts. It is also from this same meeting that you will be divided into groups of 8 persons and assigned random mountain gorilla groups to trek. Immediately after this meeting, you will them begin off your trek under the accompaniment of an armed ranger for protection.

Gorilla trekking is a very physical and tiresome activity. It can take between 2 to 5 hours depending on how long it takes for your group to locate the gorillas. This time includes a full hour encounter with these gentle primates. After meeting the gorillas, you will immediately return to the starting point and drive off to Kigali International Airport in Rwanda to catch up with your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Driving Time: 5 – 6 Hours

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