4 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike Safari : A fantastic 4 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hiking Safari vacation package offers visitors the chance to take in the highlights of Virunga National Park.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to combine a gorilla trekking safari with a trip to the top of Mount Nyiragongo? If so, here is an itinerary that combines them all for you. Just ask now, and everything will be taken care of in a flash. The 4 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike Safari begins and ends in Rwanda and allows visitors to trek mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park in the DRC, hike Mount Nyiragongo, which is thought to be the most active volcano in Africa, and visit Kigali city for some souvenirs. You can also visit the Kigali genocide memorial, markets, shops, and many other places as you conclude your 4 days tour.
Highlights of the 4 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike Safari
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali international airport and transfer to Gisenyi
Day 3: Ascend mount Nyiragongo
Day 4: Descend mount Nyiragongo and departures
Day 1: Arrival & transfer to Virunga National park
Arrival and transfer to Virunga National Park: On the first day of the four-day tour, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to Kigali for lunch before continuing to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where you will check into any lodge in the Virunga National Park, such as Mikeno Lodge for upscale travelers or Bukima Tented Camp for average or mid-range travelers, where you will eat dinner and spend the night.
As you travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, you will come into contact with a variety of people, get a clear view of Rwanda’s hills because it is known as the “land of a thousand hills,” and cross the border into DRC with fresh sights, all of which will make your first day on the tour enjoyable. Supper and lunch are on the menu.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga National park- DRC
On Day 2 of your 4-Day Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hiking Safari, the eagerly anticipated day arrives. You must get up fairly early on this day to have breakfast, prepare your packed lunch, and prepare some snacks. then meet your driver for the trip to the park headquarters, where you will receive instructions on how to behave around gorillas. You will then embark on your gorilla trekking expedition among an army convoy, armed rangers, and guides. Following the hike, head back to your lodging for dinner and a night’s rest. Breakfast, a packed lunch, and supper are on the menu.
Day 3: Ascend Mount Nyiragongo
Nyiragongo Hike: On the third of four days, after a hearty breakfast, you’ll meet up with your driver for a drive to the park headquarters for an orientation before continuing to Kibati, the starting site for the Mount Nyiragongo walk. To prevent being left behind for security reasons and to be at the starting site in time for porter hiring, try to be at the Nyiragongo trek at 10:00 am. Reach the peak of Mount Nyiragongo to see the lava lake, which is located at an elevation of 4,370 meters. From there, you’ll be able to see Nyiragongo Mountain and other nearby volcanoes, as well as the park below. To see the lake light at night and get beautiful pictures, choose to camp nearby or spend the night in a tent. Breakfast will be served in the lodge, and lunch and supper will be served at the peak.
4 Days of Congo Gorilla Trekking and Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Safari
Day 4: Descend Mount Nyiragongo and return to Kigali for city tour and departures
Today is the last day of your four-day safari that included a hike up Nyiragongo and a trip to see gorillas in the Congo. At precisely 6:30 am, you’ll get up on the peak, eat breakfast, and be prepared to start the 2-3 hour descent to the base.
Meet your driver upon your return to Kigali for a quick city tour and lunch before continuing on to the Kigali International Airport for your departure.
Plan your meals for breakfast above Mount Nyiragongo and lunch in Kigali.
End of 4 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike Safari
Some of the requirements for a 4 days Congo gorilla trekking, mount Nyiragongo hike and Kigali city tour;
Before going on an ant tour in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, you must be completely immunized since you must provide proof of immunization in order to get an entry visa.
Make sure you reserve your gorilla trekking permit in advance for any tour that includes a gorilla trek since it is the only way to access the gorilla trek.
Moreover, a Nyiragongo trekking permit should be ordered online in advance and picked up before arriving.
Prepare your bag by filling it with everything you’ll need for a comfortable journey, including sturdy hiking boots, bug repellent, a cap, sunglasses, proper clothing, and, of course, a camera.
When embarking on any hike or hiking tour, never forget to hire a porter.
4 days Congo Gorilla trekking, mount Nyiragongo Hike and Kigali city tour includes;
A Congo gorilla permit
Mount Nyiragongo hiking permit
All meals as per itinerary
A 4×4 safari vehicle
An English speaking guide
Airport pick up and drop off
Accommodation as per itinerary
Pick up and drop off at the airport
4 days Congo Gorilla trekking, mount Nyiragongo hike and Kigali city tour excludes;
All travel expenses such as Visa and air ticket
All alcoholic drinks, juices, and cigarettes
Other personal expenses
Tips to the guide