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Virunga Gorillas of Congo & Nyiragongo Hike Tour - 4 Days
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Duration - 4 days
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We pick you up in the Kigali International Airport.
With Virunga Gorillas of Congo & Nyiragongo Hike Tour, you spend one unforgettable night on the rim of a massive active volcano, and enjoy standing face to face with a magnificent mountain gorilla silverback in DR Congo! It is one of once in a lifetime experience!
- Eye to eye with the mountain Gorillas!
- Accommodation on Middle class Hotels!
- Largest lava lake!
- Side effects of eruption!
Virunga Gorillas of Congo & Nyiragongo Hike Tour
On the Virunga Gorillas of Congo & Nyiragongo Hike Tour (4 Days Package) you are going to spend one unforgettable night on the rim of a massive active volcano, and enjoy standing face to face with a magnificent mountain gorilla silverback in DR Congo!
DAY 1: PICK UP FROM KIGALI AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK
You will be met upon arrival at Kigali Airport by your driver and guide, and driven to Rwanda – Congo (DRC) border at Grande Barriére, La Corniche. We will then assist you to clear the customs formalities and cross the border, entering the Democratic Republic of Congo. Proceed onto Goma or Virunga National Park. You will then spend the night at a comfortable lodge in Virunga Park.
Driving distance: 3 hours
Activities: Airport transfer - Goma
Overnight: Kibumba Tented Camp
Meal Plan: Full board
DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING IN VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, depart for Parc National des Virunga, and head over to the starting point of your gorilla tracking experience. After handling park formalities, we set off on the once-in-a-lifetime experience that is tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 alive today. You will get within meters of the family, and you’ll have the opportunity to spend an hour with them. Then return to your hotel or lodge for the night.
Driving distance: 1-hour
Activities: Gorilla Trekking
Overnight: Kibumba Tented Camp
Meal Plan: Full board
DAY 3: MOUNT NYIRAGONGO VOLCANO HIKE
The day starts with an early breakfast. This is when the real adventure begins. You’ll spend a day hiking Nyiragongo, a live volcano. The trek includes a walk through lush forest and lava fields with a steep ascent near the top. It also involves an overnight stay at the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim. Stunning views in both sunlight and moonlight will make this an unforgettable experience. Later, make ready to spend the night in tents at the rim of the giant crater, high above the active lava lake. CRATER BANDAS – Ready-made food and water are included in the rates below. Things to bring on the Nyiragongo hike – sleeping bag, dry change of clothes, rain gear, good walking shoes, warm clothes (sweater, jacket) to wear on the rim, where it’s cold, sun cream, warm hat, torch, camera, and personal toiletries. Do remember to carry packed lunch for this day.
Driving distance: 1-hour
Activities: Nyiragongo Hike
Meal Plan: Half Board – Breakfast & Lunch
DAY 4: MOUNT NYIRAGONGO DESCEND AND DEPARTURE
After breakfast, descend by 0700 hours, arriving back at the start of the trail before lunch. Continue back to the city of Goma for lunch. Thereafter, you will be transferred back to Rwanda, and then to Kigali Airport for departure.
- Meals, All Dinners And Lunches
- One Gorilla Permits Per Person; Transport in a 4WD vehicle
- One Nyiragongo Hiking permits per person
- Nyiragongo Food package + chef Services of English or French Speaking Driver Guide
- Complimentary Bottled Mineral Water
- Forest Guides; DR Congo Tourist Visa
- International visas.
- Porters during the hike
- Telephone charges
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