5 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking and Nyiragongo Hike

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These 5 days and 4 nights Gorilla Trekking Safaris and Nyiragongo Hike Package will reward you with the wonderful experience about Congo where we will be experiencing the Gorillas trekking Safaris and nyiragongo hike in Virunga Mountain on the Side of Congo.

And apart from that we will have the lifetime experience of the Nyiragongo Hike, where Nyiragongo volcano is one of few volcanoes in africa which still active even nowadays. Apart from all Congo experience we will also enjoy the Kigali City tour.

Below are short Description about the attractions that we will cover:

-Gorilla trekking in DR Congo: Within the Democratic Republic of Congo, the mountain gorillas are found in Virunga National Park which is also a UNESCO Heritage site. This park is located in the eastern side of democratic Republic of Congo and boarders both Uganda and Rwanda. The park covers an area of 7800 km2 and is home to over 200 gorilla individuals. mostly situated in the southern part of the park.

-Nyiragongo Hike: Mount Nyiragongo was an active volcano that was home to the largest lava lake in the world, and getting there would involve a five-hour, five-mile hike to the summit. that’s why Nyiragongo hike is worth experiencing activity.

-Kigali City Tour: Also in this congo gorilla trekking and nyiragongo hike safari we will visit Kigali city which is a thriving city immediately notable for its cleanliness, orderliness and good hospitality. It offers tourists some of the best tour experiences on the African continent.

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Departure & Return Location

Dodoma

Departure Time

6.00 am

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Itinerary

 

Day 1 :  Transfer to From Kigali to DR Congo

Arrival at Kigali international Airport, meet and greet with your Driver/ Guide who will later transfer you to DR Congo, at the beginning of this Gorilla trekking Safaris and Nyiragongo Hike Package Firstly driver will have to drive 3 hours from Kigali to Gisenyi/ Rubavu, on the arrival in Rubavu you will do a short city tour by visiting the hot spring and the beach. Afternoon head to Goma – DRC Border. Overnight at Kibumba Tented Camp

 

Day 2 : Gorilla trekking at Virunga National park.

On this day we will wake up early in the morning right after breakfast as we get prepared to move and go to the Virunga national park for the lifetime experience of gorilla trekking, after trekking we will be free in the afternoon for leisure on the lake kivu, dinner and overnight at Kibumba Tented camp

 

Day 3 : Nyiragongo Volcano Hike.

Morning transfer to the park reception for briefing and grouping later start the hike at Mount Nyiragongo which is an active strato-volcano with an elevation of 3,470 m (11,380 ft.) in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift. After a long hike we will have our dinner and overnight at the summit

 

Day 4 : Nyiragongo Descent and transfer to Kigali.

After having the stunning experience of the Nyiragongo hike we will descent from the summit of the nyiragongo volcanoes as well as transferring back to Kigali which is 3 hours drive, we will later have a dinner and overnight at Ubumwe Grande Hotel.

 

Day 5 : Kigali City Tour, Gift shop and Departure

On the day last we will wake up in the morning for doing Kigali city tour one of the cleanest and safest city in Africa, we will have to learn more about Rwandan lifestyle, Culture and history, at the end our Kigali city tour we will also take you to the gift shop for the souvenirs and drop you of at Kigali international airport for Departure. End Of Service

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The food may not be sophisticated but benefits from the inclusion of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find a largely vegetarian diet, although meat is available. The cuisine is largely based around beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bananas, and rice.

 

Any time of year is a good time to travel in Rwanda. Rwanda is known as eternal spring. It maintains a relatively even temperature of about 76.3°F – 82°F/ 24.6°C – 27.6 °C. The hottest time of year is August through September. Evenings are often cool and refreshing and a sweater is suggested. There are two rainy seasons, March through May and October through December. The rainy season shows itself typically with a daily downpour mixed with sunshine. The annual rainfall averages 31.5 in/ 80 cm.

 

Applied cancellation fees differ between packages (including accommodation and/or car rental) and day tours.

Cancellation of packages

For cancellations received up to 30 calendar days before the scheduled departure, a 20% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 15 -29 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 60% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received 7 -14 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 80% cancellation fee will be charged.

For cancellations received within 7 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 100% cancellation fee will be charged

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