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5 Days Congo Gorilla Trek – Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

5 Days Congo Gorilla Trek – Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Holiday Destinations
  • Nyiragongo Volcano
Holiday Details
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Country: DR Congo
  • Departures: Hotel

  • Gorilla Trekking



5 Days Congo Gorilla Trek – Nyiragongo Volcano Hike  

These 5 days Congo gorilla trek – Nyiragongo Volcano Hike tours will take you to the Virunga national park and encounter the gorilla trekking safaris and tours in Congo, experience the Nyiragongo Volcano hiking tours.


Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma in DR Congo

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel or residence by our driver guide who will drive through Kigali heading to Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This will take you roughly 4 hours to reach Goma where you will have a stop over lunch refreshment. Later, transfer to Goma reaching in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.


Accommodation options;

  • Luxury: Mikeno Lodge
  • Midrange: Bukima Tented Camp
  • Budget: Linda Hotel Goma / VIP Palace 2 Hotel


Day 2Nyiragongo Hike

In the morning, you will pack your bags and get ready to hike one of the most active and violent volcanoes on the continent with the world’s most fluid and largest lava lake. Nyiragongo Volcano is located in the east of DR Congo, around 19 km from Goma, and is the most active volcano in the world. In 1997 and 2002, flows of very liquid lava broke out from cracks in the volcanic slopes as lava flowed at a terrific speed killing scores of people and displacing hundreds of thousands in the town of Goma. The 4-5 hours hike through lush rainforest will climax with a fascinating view of this lava lake as you chill out for a night at the crater rim. Overnight in tents at the top of the volcano.


Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano and relax at the lodge

After breakfast, descend back from mountain, enjoying the panoramic views of the dense Congo jungle below and the expanse waters of Lake Kivu. Connect to the lodge for an afternoon relaxation, Dinner and overnight.


Accommodation options;

  • Luxury: Mikeno Lodge
  • Midrange: Bukima Tented Camp
  • Budget: Linda Hotel Goma / VIP Palace 2 Hotel


Day 4Gorilla tracking in Congo

You will have a morning breakfast and then transfer to the national park headquarters for briefing by the park rangers. Here you will be told the rules while trekking to ensure a peaceful and enjoyable experience. You will then hike into the jungle searching the allocated gorilla family. Interaction with the gorillas will last for an hour after which you will descend back to the starting point. Non flash light cameras are the only ones allowed to take photographs.Dinner and overnight.


Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali

After a relaxed breakfast, drive back to Kigali for your return flight.

End of tour.


Included in this tour Package;

  • Gorilla permit
  • Park ranger fees
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Full board accommodation
  • Full time English/ French speaking Driver/ Guide
  • Ground transportation by a 4x4 wheel drive
  • Bottled drinking water while trekking and in vehicle
  • Airport transfers, as long as your flight is on the same day on which your safari ends


  • Airfares
  • Visa fees
  • Personal insurance
  • Expenses of personal natures such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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