6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike.

Planning for an ultimate gorilla safari expedition to visit Rwanda & Congo on a multi country safari adventure holiday. Book 6 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking & nyiragongo hike to view the mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park & Virunga national park.

Chimpanzee tracking & visiting orphan gorillas in Senkwekwe orphanage Centre to watch the primates in Congo With Primate Safaris Rwanda.

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike  is a multi country safari that takes you to Rwanda( land of thousand Hills) and Democratic republic of congo ( Zaire/ Congo) for Ultimate primate watching without missing the chimpanzee tracking.

This 5 Nights tours starts from Kigali Rwanda and ends in Kigali Rwanda once booked with Primate Safaris Rwanda.

Trip Overview

Day 1 Pick up
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park -Gisenyi
Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike
Day 4: Descend & Gorilla Orphanage
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer to Kigali

End of 6 Days Rwanda Congo Primate Watch with Active African Vacations.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Ruhengeri

Depending on the time of arrival in Kigali Rwanda, you will be welcomed by the tour guide of Active African Vacations and transfer direct to Ruhengeri town located in the northern province of Rwanda.

If time allows you will visit the twin lakes located in volcanoes national park and enjoy the evening walk in the local communities. Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/five volcanoes lodge/muhabura Hotel/Kinigi hotel. Meals full board.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

You will wake up early morning for breakfast and after you will be transferred  to Volcanoes national park headquarter for briefing about the dos and donts of gorilla trekking, gorilla group allocation & Registration to be done by the guide.

You enjoy the warm up tea & later take 30 minutes drive to the starting point for gorilla trekking activity and its likely to last between 3-5 hours and once found you will be allowed to stay with these primates for one hour and later return for the award of gorilla certificates.

Return to the lodge for lunch & Transfer to Lake Kivu in the evening hours . Dinner and overnight at lake Kivu water front beach/lake Kivu Serena/ Discover youth hostel. Meals at full Board.

Day 3: Nyiragongo Hike in democratic republic of congo

Wake up very early in the morning , enjoy the breakfast and drive to cross the border to cross for nyiragongo hike.

This safari activity always starts at 9 am and the tour guide will be around to help you to cross perfectly to democratic republic of congo and later drive to kibati the starting point for the hike.

This hiking adventure is likely to take between 5-7 hours depending on the size and speed of the group. Dinner & overnight at the Summit shelters of Nyiragongo Mountain.

Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo Volcano

Raise up very early in the morning and enjoy the simple breakfast provided by the chief of Active African Vacations and start to descend the Mount Nyiragongo, & arrive at the base in noon hours, proceed to Mikeno lodge for lunch and after visit the mountain gorilla orphanage centre for gorilla watching.

Visit the Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage  which is located in Rumangabo next to Mikeno lodge and its among the reasons why we recommend booking accommodation with mikeno lodge.Dinner and overnight at mikeno lodge.Meals full board.

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park

Wake up very early in the morning hours and Transfer to Bukima the starting point for mountain gorilla trekking in virunga national park for briefing about the dos and donts while enjoy gorilla trekking with the park rangers of Virunga.

This safari activity lasts between 2-4 hours and after gorilla trekking you will jump into the safari jeep and transfer back to the lodge. lunch , Dinner and overnight .

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer back to Kigali

Wake up in the morning hours and after proceed to meet the chimpanzees in the wild, its among the shortest Safari activity to be enjoyed in congo.

After return to the lodge and proceed to cross the border to Rwanda . Drive back to Kigali  with lunch en route, arrive in the evening hours with drop off at the airport for the flight back home .

End of the 6 Days/5 nights rwanda Congo primate adventure with Active African Vacations.

The 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike includes & excludes on prices from Primate Safari Experiences.

Safari package includes

  1. Transportation by 4WD safari Jeep
  2. Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  3. Rwanda Gorilla permits
  4. Nyiragongo volcano Hike permit
  5. Congo gorilla permit
  6. Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  7. Driver allowances
  8. En-route lunches

The package excludes

  1. Expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry.
  2. Tips to local guides,
  3. porter fee while trekking,
  4. personal insurance,
  5. personal shopping bills