Track gorillas in Virunga National Park and take part in hiking the world-famous Nyiragongo volcano on our 4 Days Virunga Gorilla Trek and Nyiragongo Hike. This tour starts and end in Kigali, Rwanda. Enquire Now Contact us today to place your booking.
Day 1: ARRIVAL KIGALI AIRPORT – TRANSFER TO VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK
You will be met upon arrival at Kigali Airport by a Gorilla Adventure Tours safari guide, and driven to the 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 comfortable lodge in the Virunga Park.
Day 2: GORILLA TRACKING 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.
Day 3: MOUNT NYIRAGONGO VOLCANO HIKE
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.
Day 4: RETURN TO KIGALI – 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.
End of the 4 Days Virunga Gorilla Trek and Nyiragongo Hike.
The 4 Days Virunga Gorilla Trek and Nyiragongo Hike cost includes;
- 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person.
- Accommodation & meals as indicated.
- 4×4 safari vehicle.
- A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide.
- Bottled drinking water on board.
However, the 4 Days Virunga Gorilla Trek and Nyiragongo Hike cost excludes;
- International flights & Visas.
- Any changes to the itinerary.