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3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking – Congo

3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking - Congo

Holiday Destinations
  • Mount Nyiragongo
  • Virunga National Park
Holiday Details
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Country: DR Congo
  • Departures: Hotel

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Mountain Hiking


3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking - Congo

Trip Summary;

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu – DR Congo

Day 2: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali


Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu – DR Congo

In the morning, you will be picked by the driver tour guide from your hotel in Kigali and drive southwards to Cyangungu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo. You will have a stopover in Butare, where you will visit the national museum of Rwanda, the King’s palace in Nyanza, and the Rwanda genocide memorial site. After lunch, continue on a scenic journey to Bukavu with wonderful views of the hills in Rwanda through the tropical forest of Nyungwe National Park.

Dinner and Overnight


Accommodation options;

  • Luxury: Orchid Safari lodge
  • Moderate: Hotel Horizon


Day 2Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

In the morning, you will head for the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park. Tracking lowland gorillas is very amazing, lowland gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas; the lowland gorillas are bigger in size, usually takes 1 - 4 hours tracking the lowland gorillas.

The lowland gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing gorillas. After tracking, you will go for nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega national park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, visit Bukavu town, Mbayo tea plantations, the research centre and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.


Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

In the morning you will drive back to Kigali reaching in the evening.

End of tour.  


Included in this tour Package;

  • Gorilla permit
  • 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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