Virunga Mountains, Kahuzi- Biega N.P, Lake Kivu, Mount Nyiragongo

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 Gorilla Trek & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Safari for 7 Days

Tour Overview

This 7-day gorilla trek and Mount Nyiragongo trip take you to three places of destination in DR.Congo. You will track gorillas from Virunga
and Kahuzi- Biega National Parks and then hike Mount Nyiragongo the most active volcano in East Africa.

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Virunga National Park
  • Track Mountain Gorillas in Virunga
  • Mount Nyiragongo hike
  • Kigali City tour
  • Goma City tour
  • Lowland gorilla trekking in DR-Congo

Trip Inclusions

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert English-speaking driver/guide
  • All Accommodation and meals
  • One gorilla permit
  • One Nyiragongo hiking permit
  • All park entrance fees
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary


  • International flights
  • Visas and personal travel insurance
  • All drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Day 1

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking family - Virunga gorillas

Arrival at the Airport

This Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Nyiragongo Volcano hike Lowland Gorillas begins with the arrival at Entebbe International Airport Uganda or Kigali – Rwanda, and be transferred to Goma town lunch En route, you will have a few short stopovers and an educational talk as well as a photographic opportunity. The journey then continues to Gisenyi town before crossing into Goma town in Congo; enjoy a drive through the rolling green hills and highlands. Check-in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight at Linda Hotel in Goma Town

Day 2

Rwanda Gorilla Trek permit

Congo Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park

Take an early breakfast and transfer to the park station in Virunga Park. After a briefing with park rangers, go on a mountain gorilla trek, after transfer back to hotel and Overnight at Linda Hotel in Goma Town

Day 3

Hiking World’s Dangerous-Volcanoes Mount Nyiragongo

Hike Mount Nyiragongo Volcano

After an early breakfast, transfer to Mount Nyiragongo Volcano trailhead in Virunga National Park. Staring at 8:00 am, hike for approximately 6-7 hrs making it to the crater rim. Have the whole evening to enjoy the view from the crater and watch the lava inside. Overnight: in huts at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake.

Day 4

Congo Gorilla Trekking-Mt Nyiragongo Hiking DR-Congo

Return from Nyiragongo Hike

Breakfast and start to descend by 7 am or 8 am. Arrive at the trailhead before lunch and transfer back to your hotel for relaxing. Overnight in Goma

Day 5

Explore Lake Kivu

After breakfast, transfer to the shores of Lake Kivu. Take a speedboat to the southern town of Bukavu, on arrival meet our driver guide then transfer to your hotel for dinner and Overnight in Bukavu Town

Day 6

Rwanda Gorilla Trek permit

Congo Lowland Gorilla Trek

Transfer to Kahuzi- Biega National Park. After the park ranger briefing, trek to see lowland gorillas. Transfer back to the hotel after the trek.

Day 7

Transfer Back to Kigali Rwanda

Very early in the morning before dawn, you will wake up to have a cup of coffee or a glass of water/ juice then proceed to the Congo/Rwanda border at Gisenyi. Proceed to Kigali, for relaxation or to catch your onward flight home.

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