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7 Days classic Gorilla Tour-Gorilla Trekking Rwanda, Congo & Uganda.

Planning for classic gorilla tour to visit Rwanda, Uganda & Congo for gorilla trekking adventure, find the true ultimate 8 days epic african gorilla safari holiday with primate safaris rwanda to enjoy mountain gorilla trekking in all three known destinations for gorilla tours  starting with volcanoes national park , Virunga national Park congo, Bwindi forest or mgahinga National park & finally Uganda. Visit all african primates with ultimate gorilla expeditions on 7 Days/6 nights Africa gorilla tour.

7 Days/6 nights classic gorilla trekking Africa will reward you with the best opportunity to visit all Mountain gorilla destinations in the world starting from Rwanda, cross to Democratic republic of congo & later to Uganda for gorilla trekking adventure.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Ruhengeri. ( 3 hours driving time)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national Park & transfer to Lake Kivu
Day 3: Hike mount nyiragongo Volcano ( 5-8 hours depending the group size)
Day 4:Descend mountain nyiragongo & enjoy evening city tour of goma.
Day 5:Mountain gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park Congo & Cross to Uganda.
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
Day 7: Transfer to Kigali

End of 7 Days Triple gorilla trekking in Africa with ultimate gorilla expeditions

Detailed Itinerary

This 7 days epic gorilla tour to Africa starts from kigali Rwanda and ends at Kigali Rwanda, it will require you to apply for east African tourists Visa as it has multiple Entry to Rwanda.

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Ruhengeri

Depending on the time of arrival in Kigali Rwanda, you will be welcomed by the tour guide of ultimate gorilla expeditions 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

3 Days Gorilla Trek RwandaYou will wake up early morning for breakfast and after you will be transferred  to Volcanoes national park headquarter for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking, gorilla group allocation.

Registration to be done by the guide as 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 Ultimate gorilla expeditions 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 don’ts 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 to transfer back to rwanda via Goma, enjoy lunch on the waters of lake kivu, proceed to drive to Uganda.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Mutanda Resort hotel/ Kisoro traveler Hotel/Golden monkey guest house/mucha Hotel. Meals full board.

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi


Have early breakfast, pick your packed lunch from the lodge, carry enough drinking water and transfer to the briefing point by 7.30 am.

You will be assigned a gorilla group, meet the ranger guide for briefing and there transfer to the start if the trek into the forest.

The gorillas are located in different places across the forest and therefore the time taken to find one group varies from another.

You are allowed no more than one hour to observe these gentle giants, after which you return to meet the driver guide and transfer back to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Day 7: Transfer to Kigali

Have breakfast in the sun rise morning  and after embark your safari jeep and transfer back to Kigali airport for your return flight back home.

End of 7 Days classic Epic Gorilla Tour to Rwanda, Congo & Uganda with primate safaris Rwanda.

The 7 Days Rwanda  Congo & Uganda Gorilla trekking safari includes & excludes on prices from Ultimate gorilla Expeditions.

Safari package includes

  1. Transportation by 4WD safari Jeep
  2. Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  3. Gorilla permits x3
  4. Nyiragongo volcano Hike permit
  5. Driver allowances
  6. 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

Find the list of recommended lodges & Hotels , Camping Sites  to be enjoyed during your stay in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda, Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Bwindi Forest National park with primate Safaris Rwanda.

Volcanoes Lodges

Volcanoes national park is located in the northern province of Rwanda , its ranked as the home to the mountain gorillas and all gorilla trekking tours offered by Ultimate gorilla expeditions leads to Volcanoes national Park. Hotels & lodges found in this park include mountain gorilla view lodge,volcanoes lodge, Kinigi guest house,Muhabura hotel,Villa Da Gorilla,Five volcanoes lodge.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
mountain-gorilla-view-lodgeBook your stay on mountain gorilla view lodge which is a mid range hotel located in Volcanoes National Park, Mostly recommended to Middle range travelers on 3 Star Hotels.Enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda with ultimate gorilla expeditions.
Muhabura Hotel Budget
hotel-muhaburaMuhabura Hotel is a budget lodge (2 Star Hotel) and its recommended for travelers that are taking gorilla Safaris to Volcanoes on Budget option , Dont miss to enjoy the cheapest price on gorilla trekking adventure to Rwanda, Expect good service worthy the price.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge luxury
sabyinyo-silverback-lodgeEnjoy the overnight stay at Sabyinyo silverback lodge which is a luxury 5 Star hotel located in Volcanoes national park, its recommended to luxury travelers that wish to enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda and advance booking is required .

Nyungwe Lodges

Nyungwe forest national park is well known for chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk, its located in southern rwanda, it has accommodation facilities ranging from Mid Range, Budget and luxury lodges. it has Gisakura guest house, Nyungwe forest lodge and nyungwe hill top Lodge. Book a Discounted price safari to nyungwe with primate safaris Rwanda to enjoy the stay in any of the accommodation below.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Luxury
nyungwe-forest-lodge Visit Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking in nyungwe forest with the overnight stay in Nyungwe forest lodge that is a luxury lodge 4 Star hotel recommended by ultimate gorilla expeditions.
Gisakura Guesthouse budget
gisakura-guest-house Traveling on budget option , Gisakura guest house is recommended to primates travelers that visit Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking in the wild,its offering basic accommodation for travelers.
Nyungwe hill top view Mid range
nyungwe-top-view-hill-hotel Find mid range accommodation in nyungwe forest recommended by ultimate gorilla expeditions called Nyungwe Hill Top lodge , offering moderate accommodation facilities to travelers .Book chimps Trek in Rwanda.

Akagera Lodges

Akagera Game Lodge
akagera-game-lodge Being one of the best getaways and destinations at Akagera Np, the lodge offers exquisite reliable accommodation that is comfortable to all that visit the park on holiday.
Ruzizi Tented Camp
ruzizi-tented-camp Situated along the shores of Lake Ihema offering exceptional views of the surrounding, Ruzizi tented camp has 7 en-suite tents suitable for all travelers worldwide.

Virunga National Park Lodges

Virunga National Park is located in the northern part of lake kivu and its nearest town is goma , Ultimate gorilla expeditions 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 ultimate gorilla expeditions 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 ultimate gorilla expeditions 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.

Dont miss to check out for other related multi country safaris to Congo,Rwanda & Uganda that include mountain gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike in Virunga National Park. Go gorilla trekking & hiking various mountains in Congo &  Okapi Wildlife reserve.

Multi Country Safaris-Combined Tours

4 Days Chimpanzee & Lowland Tour
chimpanzee-1 Transfer to the vast magnificent DR Congo and locate to Kahuzi Biega NP as well as Congo Forest to spot these different primates i.e the eastern lowland Gorillas & Chimps. View Details
4 Days Rwanda Chimps & Lowlands
chimpanzee Enjoy a 4 Days safari tour in both Rwanda and DRC to spot the chimps of Nyungwe then transfer to Kahuzi Biege for lowland Gorillas an encounter that’s remarkable. View Details
5 Days Gorilla & Wildlife Tour
gorilla-7 Visit Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo to encounter, enjoy and spot various wildlife species in different destinations and these include intelligent primates like the Gorillas. View Details
6 Days Serengeti & Gorilla Tour
serengeti1 Travel and book a safari tour around East Africa from Tanzania in Serengeti where you will leave to enjoy tracking Gorillas in Rwanda, Uganda as well as DR Congo. View Details
8 Days Gorilla & Masai Mara Tour
masai-mara Travel to Kenya to enjoy the various traditions of the people for example the Masai a prominent tribe/ group in Kenya then transfer for Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda. View Details