This 3 Days Virunga Gorilla Tour rewards visitors with a memorable hike into Congo’s Virunga National Park in search for the endangered mountain gorillas. Virunga National Park is a home to 5 gorilla Family groups with 3 families most frequently tracked.
Day 1: Transfer to Bukima, DR Congo via Goma
You will be picked up by our company representative and transferred to Goma (Rwanda, Congo Border).If you wish, before this transfer; you may have a Kigali City Tour. The drive form Kigali to Goma is approximately 4 hours and once at the border, you will cross into Congo for a 2 hours’ drive to Bukima. Dinner and overnight at Bukima Lodge.
Day 2: Trekking for Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park
Have breakfast and head for Bukima park headquarters in Rumangabo town. You will be briefed on the code of conduct when trekking for mountain gorillas and later you will engage in this amazing exercise.
The trek may last between 1 hour and several hours depending on the previous location of the gorillas in the night. Once located, you are guaranteed of an 1 hour with the marvelous creatures observing, photographing and making videos. At the end of this encounter, retrieve the starting point meet your guide for your return to the hotel/lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Return to Kigali and Departure
Have breakfast at leisure and later hit the road for Rwanda, en route enjoy the beautiful scenic views reaching Kigali in the afternoon. If time allows, you may take a tour to the Iby’wacu Cultural Center or even visit the Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo before your drop off at the airport for departure flight.
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