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4 days Congo Gorillas and Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

4 days Congo Gorillas and Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

$2,430 (Per Adult)

$608 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration4 day(s)

LocationDemocratic Republic of the Congo

Start PointKigali

End PointKigali

AvailabilityOct 11 , 2017 to Oct 31 , 2019

No Add-ons for this package

Summary

This 4 Days Congo Gorillas and Volcano Hike, take you to the famous Virunga national park, a world heritage site where dwells the rare Mountain Gorilla & most of the big game animals of Africa. It has the highest amount of biodiversity of any park in Africa and is also the oldest Park in Africa.

Activities

  • Animal Tracking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Wilderness Trail
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Photo-safari

Physical Condition

  • Normal Physical Condition

Connectivity

  • WiFi and phone coverage at some lodges

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival - Transfer to Goma

Activities Included

Landscape photography Culture Photo-safari

You will be met on arrival at Kigali Airport and drive to Rwanda / Congo (DRC) border – Grande Barriére (La Corniche ). Assisted to clear with customs and cross border entering the Democratic Republic of Congo. Proceed on to Goma or Virunga national Park for overnight at Ihusi Hotel.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Goma, North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Day 2Gorilla Trekking in Virunga Nat Park

Activities Included

Animal Tracking Bird Photography Wilderness Trail Photo-safari

After an early breakfast depart for Parc National des Virunga and on to the starting point of your gorilla tracking experience. After completing our park formalities, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. Return to your Hotel for overnight .

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Virunga National Park, Ituri, Orientale, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 2 hrs

Day 3Nyiragongo Hike

Activities Included

Camping Cooking Hiking Photo-safari

After an early breakfast; today is real adventure where you spend a day hiking the live volcano Nyiragongo. The trek includes a walk through lush forest and lava fields with a steep incline near the top, and includes an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim. The stunning views both day and night make this an unforgettable experience. Later stay for overnight in tents at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake. CRATER BANDAS – Ready Food and Water are included in the rates below. Things to bring for Nyiragongo Hiking – Sleeping Bag, Change of dry clothes, Rain gear, Good walking shoes, Warm Clothes (sweater, jacket) it is cold up the rim. Sun cream, warm Hat, Torch, Camera and any other personal toiletries

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Mount Nyiragongo, North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel Time: 4 hrs

Day 4Border transfer - Kigali airport

Activities Included

Culture Photo-safari

After breakfast descend by 0700 hrs arriving at the trail head before lunch. Continue back to Goma City for lunch. Thereafter be transferred back to Rwanda, Kigali Airport for departure.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements

For personalized details on health and visa requirements please check the IATA travel centre here

https://www.iatatravelcentre.com

Tourist Visa for Congo DRC is inclusive of the package and organised by our office upon submission of correct documentation. Allow 2 days for Tourist Visa process

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$2,430 Duration: 4 day(s)

Children Not Allowed

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Destination

Democratic Republic of the Congo