4 Days Lowland Gorillas and Nyiragongo

Want to trek Lowland Gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National Park and hike Nyiragongo after? This 4 days lowland gorilla and Nyiragongo hike safari combines these two attractions.

4 Days Lowland Gorillas and Nyiragongo

4 Days Lowland Gorillas and Nyiragongo

To catch up with your departure flight in time, you will trek lowland gorillas first and hike Mount Nyiragongo after. This package involves driving for long distances and if you hate travelling for long distances then you can opt for the Virunga and Nyiragongo hike tour package.

Tour Details

Please see a detailed safari plan below. To cut down on the distance, you can add an extra day at the beginning so that you spend a night in Nyungwe or Cyangugu.

Day 1: Transfer to Bukavu

On this day you will depart Kigali very early in the morning driving southwards towards Rusizi District where you will cross over to Congo from. You will have your lunch en route.

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

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: Approx. 7 Hours

Day 2: Lowland Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Goma

Wake up early and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing before hitting the lowlands of Kahuzi Biega National Park to search for gorillas. You will spend an hour around gorillas when you meet them, return to your starting point and transfer to Goma after.

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

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: Approx: 5 Hours

Day 3: Climb Nyiragongo

Take an early morning drive to Kibati Patrol Station where you will begin your hike from. It will take you about 4 – 6 hours to ascend this mountain till the summit. You will spend an overnight at the summit and have an excellent view of the lava lake at night.

Overnight at the summit shelters

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Descend Nyiragongo and Departure

This day you descend the mountain early in the morning. You will find your tour guide already waiting for you at the starting point. You will then transfer to Kigali to catch up with your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Driving Time: Approx: 6 Hours

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