6 Days Gorillas and Nyiragongo Hike in Congo

This 6 Days Gorillas and Nyiragongo Hike in Congo will take you to Virunga National Park for gorilla trekking and then Nyiragongo Volcano for a hike. This trip gives you a chance to experience both the gorilla trek and volcano hike once-in-a-lifetime adventures for any traveler would wish to do.

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and transfer to Congo

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Goma Town.

Day 4: Nyiragongo hiking to the summit.

Day 5: Descending to the bottom and drive to Gisenyi, lake Kivu for overnight

Day 6: Drive back to Kigali to end the tour

  • All transportation as scheduled
  • All park entrance fee, crater service and concession fee
  • Meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner as indicated above
  • Four wheel transportation for safari with pop up roof ideal for game view
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Complementary bottled water while doing game drive
  • All activities as per above proposal
  • Uganda visas
  • Meals, transport, and lodging outside the regular itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
  • Any items of personal nature
  • International vaccinations
  • Insurance

Travel Days

DAY 01:  Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Bukima in Congo

The driver will pick you very early in the morning from the hotel or Airport in Kigali and he will brief you on the safari. You will then transfer to Bukima in Congo and the journey takes 4 hours to arrive to Goma town where you will have lunch stop. He will continue driving after lunch to Bukima where you will spend overnight. Dinner and overnight.


Main Destination: Virunga National Park-Congo

Accommodation: Mikeno lodge or Bukima Tented camp.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park-Congo

After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to the Park Headquarters for briefing and joining others for briefing before heading into the Virunga forest for your gorilla trek. This trek can last for between 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorilla family you are allocated for trekking on that particular day. Once you find the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them while observing their behavior, taking photographs and then after the one hour encounter with the gorillas you return to the Park Headquarters to end the trek.


Accommodation: Mikeno lodge or Bukima Tented camp.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 03: Transfer to Goma for overnight

Accommodation: Bukima Lodge or Mikeno Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Supper.

DAY 04: Nyiragongo hiking to the summit

You will wake up early morning have breakfast at the Lodge and drive to Bukima for briefing and you will be given a well knowledgeable guide. You will set off with hiking at 10:30am and the hike will take you around 5 hours to reach the summit of Nyiragongo Volcano, you will have 2 resting sessions. You will pass in steep, muddy and slippery route, thorns and tall trees will be on the way. Upon arrival at the summits dinner and accommodation at the mountain camp tents

DAY 05: Descend the Nyiragongo Volcano and drive to Lake Kivu for overnight

Have breakfast and after descend down from Nyiragongo volcano mountain, you will meet the driver and return to Goma and, you will have a city tour of Goma visiting Goma caves and then proceed to Lake Kivu for overnight.

DAY 06: Drive to Kigali International Airport to end the trip.

You will be driven back to Kigali for your post-tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Kigali on the last day of your tour. Since you will use the same route back, you will have another stop at the genocide museum, Kigali side markets, and buying souvenirs or to just relax before continuing to Kigali.
You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

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