5 Days Congo Mountain Gorillas and Kahuzi Biega

5 Days Congo Mountain Gorillas and Kahuzi Biega

Day 1: Transfer to Gisenyi/Goma

Upon arrival at Kigali airport/Depending on your location in Kigali, you will be met by our company representative/driver guide for your 4 hours’ drive to Congo with en route lunch. Cross to Goma and connect to your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at Bukima tented camp for budget/Mikeno lodge for luxury

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

With the guidance of the park rangers, connect to Bukima, park headquarters where you will gathered with other tourists for briefing about the congo mountain gorillas and the park at large. With your packed food, depart to enter the park to start the search of the congo mountain gorillas, this can take 3-7 hours depending on the location of the gorillas and security. After finding and viewing the gorillas for 1 hour, descend and drive back to meet your driver. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Bukima tented camp for budget/Mikeno lodge for luxury as above

Day 3: Transfer to Bukavu

Wake up early and be transferred to the starting point for the boat transfer to Bukavu. The boat in Goma sets off to Bukavu at 8 am, it takes about 7 hours on transit with provided meals. Your driver will also set off driving from Gisenyi to Bukavu about 4-5 hours’ drive crossing to Congo via Kyangugu/Bukavu border. Upon arrival at the landing site, you will find your driver waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Orchids hotel

Day 4: Lowland gorillas trek

After breakfast at the lodge, drive to the park headquarters for briefing about the lowland gorillas. Thereafter with your packed food and water, depart to enter the park to start the search of the lowland gorillas, this can take 3-5 hours depending on the location of the gorillas. After finding and viewing the gorillas for 1 hour, walk back to meet your driver. You can either return to your hotel in Congo or drive to cross back to Rwanda and stay close to Nyungwe national park. Dinner and overnight stay at Orchids hotel as above or Nyungwe Top view hotel

Day 5: Canopy walk and drive back to Kigali

After breakfast at your lodge, en route drive for a canopy walk in Nyungwe forest which offers clear view of the park with its primates, birds, butterflies. Proceed to Butare for lunch as you proceed to Kigali city. You will either be dropped off at your hotel in Kigali or proceed to Kigali. End of tour

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