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3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Nyiragongo Hike

Planning to enjoy a combined safari to visit the mountain gorillas & Hike Nyiragongo Volcano in Congo on 3 Days congo gorilla safari. primate safaris rwanda is offering 3 Days/2 Nights to enjoy gorilla trekking in volcanoes national Park & Hiking Mount Nyiragongo in Virunga National Park Congo.

Book 3 Days primate Tour & Hiking adventure in Africa with Active African Vacations to enjoy special deal price for last minute bookings.

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla tour & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike starts from kigali international Airport & ends at kigali international airport. it encompasses safari activities like Gorilla Trekking,Goma City Tour & Mountain Nyiragongo Hike in Congo.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer from kigali to Volcanoes national Park( Driving time 2hours :30 Minutes )
Day 2: Nyiragongo Hike to the top ( Takes 5-6 Hours to reach at the top)
Day 3: Descend & Transfer to Kigali. ( 4 -5 Hours Drive time )

End of 3 Days Gorilla Tour & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali & transfer to Virunga National Park

Safari Landcruiser
Early in the morning at around 04:30 am you will be welcomed by the tour guide from Active African Vacations to start off the journey from kigali to musanze town where volcanoes national park is located, arriving on time at 06:30 am for registration and briefing about Gorilla trekking adventure as you enjoy tea offered by the Volcanoes National Park officials.

Later you will drive for around 30 minutes to the start point of the gorilla trekking point mostly at the base of Volcanoes Mountain as you will be accompanied by Armed Park Rangers.

Gorilla Trekking is likely to last for 2-6 hours and once found you will be allowed to stay with the mountain gorillas for 1 full hour as you take photos and simple videos watching them feeding and playing with the young ones in the wild.
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Once the gorilla trekking is done, you will return back to the park headquarters for issuing of gorilla trekking certificates and go for lunch and later proceed to Gisenyi town which is the closest area near the congo border.Dinner and overnight at lake Kivu water front beach hotel/ Lake Kivu Serena Hotel/Discover youth Hostel.

Day 2: Hike Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo Hike
Wake you very early in the morning hours and jump into the safari jeep to start the drive to cross the congo border , the Active African Vacations will be ready to help to reduce the hassle as its not ease at the border, after crossing you will drive to kibati the starting point for nyiragongo hike and start the most waited adventure to the top of the most known active volcano in Africa.

This journey is likely to last for 5-6 hours depending on the size of the group and the speed of movements. Reach at the summit in evening hours relax and enjoy your dinner provided by the chef of Mikeno Lodge. as you sleep at the nyiragongo shelter summit cabins.

Day 3: Descend-Departure

Nyiragongo Hike Descend
You will wake up and go down the volcano then after some time you will reach then proceed to Goma town where you will leave for Kigali to board your flight back home.

End of 3 Days Rwanda gorilla Trekking & Mount Nyiragongo Hike.

3 Days/2 Nights Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike in Congo Safari Includes & Excludes on the prices.

Safari Includes

  1. Gorilla Permit
  2. Nyiragongo Volcano Permit
  3. Congo Visa
  4. Camping gears at the top of Nyiragongo
  5. Accommodation & Meals as in the travel Plan
  6. 4WD Safari Jeep transportation
  7. Knowledgeable English speaking Guide
  8. Drinking Water & Lunch

 The package excludes

  1. All expenses of personal nature
  2. Air fare, Rwanda Visa
  3. Luxury Drinks & laundry.
  4. Tips to local guides
  5. Porters
  6. Porter fee while trekking
  7. personal insurance
  8. personal shopping bills

Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in  Rwanda Lake Kivu Gisenyi & Virunga National Park in Congo while on combined multi country safari.

Virunga National Park Lodges

Virunga National Park is located in the northern part of lake kivu and its nearest town is goma , Active African Vacations recommended the following hotels & lodges to travelers visiting congo, Mikeno Safari lodge, Bukima Tented camp, Lake Lavc hotel. Book a Congo gorilla safaris with primate safaris Rwanda.

Mikeno Lodge luxury
mikeno-lodge Are you traveling to Virunga National Park Congo, book a room at Mikeno Lodge to enjoy your stay comfortably while on vacation. The lodge offers hiking packages too.
Bukima Tented Camp luxury
bukima-tented-camp Situated strategically facing the massive Virunga National Park, Bukima offers affordable comfortable accommodation to guests that locate to Congo while on holiday.
Nyiragongo Summit Shelters
nyiragongo-volcano-shelters These are located at the top of the volcano offering accommodation to all hikers that get to the top of the volcano while on safari vacation holiday in Congo.

Kahuzi Biega National park Lodges

Kahuzi Biega national park is located in the southern park of lake kivu, and its known for being only destination for eastern lowland gorilla trekking in Congo, We recommend the following lodges to travelers that have booked their safaris to congo with Active African Vacations as part of primate adventure tour. Coco lodge ( Mid Range), orchids Safari lodge ( Luxury) and Far horizon hotel ( Budget) in Bukavu Town Congo.

Orchids Safari Lodge luxury
Orchids Safari lodgeOrchids is a luxury Safari lodge located on the southern park of lake Kivu in Bukavu , its 4 Star hotel and recommend to lowland gorilla trekkers in Kahuzi Biega. Book Lowland gorilla Tour with Active African Vacations to enjoy an overnight stay in this luxury lodge.
Coco Lodge Mid range
Coco lodgeis a mid range safari lodge located in Bukavu, nice for travelers that are interested in understanding the Congolese music and local culture during the evening hours. Book Gorilla Trekking to Congo offered at primate safaris Rwanda site.
Far Horizon Hotel Budget
Budget Accommodation Congois a budget accommodation but offering nice services to travelers, Dont miss to trek the eastern lowland gorillas on budget option, book cheap Lowland gorilla tracking adventure with ultimate gorilla adventures in Africa.

Don’t forget to check out at Active African Vacations that has deep roots in Rwanda & Uganda, and our private Bespoke Safaris and guaranteed departure, small group Classic congo Safaris are creatively and expertly designed to show off the country’s grand diversity

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