4 Day Virunga Gorilla Tracking is one of the best safari package set up just for you if you have a few days but the experience is the same! This is a short tour that will leave you thrilled about what nature has to offer. On this 4 day trip, you will visit Rwanda and Congo; imagine all these 2 different countries.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali – Rwanda (Pick up at the airport)
Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel in Kigali. Overnight in Kigali
Day 2: Kigali – Gisenyi- Goma (Congo Border).
After your breakfast, you start your Virunga Gorilla tracking safari; embark on your drive to cross into Congo to Goma town. After your paperwork at the border, you will be transfer to Kibumba tented camp just near the trailhead of Nyiragongo volcano or Bukima tented camp –Virunga national park boundary.
Day 3: Virunga Gorilla tracking in Congo
Today, after your breakfast and report to Bukima patrol post for paperwork (permit details for registration and briefing). All treks in Virunga national park begin here. Later head into the forest with your ranger guide and expect to hike for about 3 hours until you find the mountain Gorillas in Virunga national park
When you get to see them, you will be in awe-inspired by their huge size and gentle nature as you watch them go about their daily business with mothers tending to the young ones and the juveniles making an effort to impress. You will stay up to 1-hour maximum and head back to the camp enjoy a late lunch and have the rest of the day at leisure, including time for nature walks and bird watching. Return to your accommodation
Day 4: Return to Kigali
This morning, connect with your driver/guide and transfer to back to Kigali. Depending on your departure flight time, you will be able to do a city tour visiting the Genocide memorial site in Kigali and Kaplaki crafts village for souvenir shopping and drop off at the airport for your flight back home.
Gorilla tracking permit
Park entrance fees
Congo Visa fee
Vehicle entrance fees
All accommodation as per itinerary
4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
Full-time English/ French speaking driver/ guide
Bottled mineral water while on safari
Rwanda Visa fees
All items of personal nature like laundry, porterage, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
Anything else not included in the itinerary