4 Days Congo Gorillas Special

Congo is the only country in the world with both lowland and mountain gorillas. This 4 days lowland and mountain gorilla safari will let you track these two species of gorillas in a single trip.

4 Days Congo Gorillas Special

4 Days Gorilla Special Safari Overview

You will visit Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park. Mountain Gorillas are found in Virunga National Park where as Lowland Gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biega National Park. This 4 days Congo gorilla safari rewards one of the best gorilla experiences.

Detailed Safari Itinerary

This tour can be customized in a way that you can begin with any of the two national parks and end with the other. Virunga is much closer to Kigali reason why we have it first.

Day 1: Transfer to Goma

Our safari guide will pick you up from Kigali in Rwanda and transfer you to Goma in Congo. You will have your lunch en route and arrive in the evening. When you reach Goma, you will check in to your lodge and relax as you get set for your mountain gorilla trekking encounter the following day.

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

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: Approx: 5 Hours

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Bukavu

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for a briefing meeting. In this meeting, you will be briefed about gorilla trekking and assigned random mountain gorilla groups to track. From here you will hit the mountains to search for gorillas, spend an hour with them before you return to your starting point.

After your experience, you will immediately transfer to Bukavu, south of Lake Kivu. It is in Bukavu where you find Kahuzi Biega National Park (Home of Congo’s Lowland Gorillas).

Dinner and overnight at L’Orchids Safari Lodge for luxury or Coco Lodge for comfortable stay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: Approx: 4 Hours

Day 3: Lowland Gorilla Trekking

Wake up early morning and head to the park headquarters for a short briefing and hit the lowlands of Kahiuzi Biega National Park after to search for mountain gorillas. When you meet gorillas, you will spend an hour with them and return to your lodge to relax after.

Dinner and overnight at L’Orchids Safari Lodge for luxury or Coco Lodge for comfortable stay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Departure

Depart Congo via the Cyangugu Border in Rwanda. You will have your lunch en route as you drive towards Kigali from the southern province of Rwanda. Arrive in Kigali in the evening and head straight to the airport to catch up with your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Driving Time: 7 Hours

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