3 days  Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari(Virunga National Park)

3 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari offers a 2 nights, 3 day Congo gorilla safari to go Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park From Kigali Rwanda. This 3 days Gorilla trekking safari lets you trek the endangered mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat at $400 gorilla trekking permit in Virunga National Park, with an inclusive 1 hour spent in their presence.

3 Days Mountain Gorilla trekking-Virunga National Park-Congo Safaris

Virunga National Park, home to Mountain Gorillas & Nyiragongo Volcano, is the Oldest National Park in Africa,  which is distinct because of its  unique biodiversity and the magnificent landscape.  The park encompasses of  savannah grasslands, plains, Afro-montane forests & marshlands, as well as two most active volcanoes of Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo.

The park is home to 218 species of mammal as: Thomas Kobs, lions, African elephants, largest number of hippos, making it famous for an exciting gorilla trekking and heart pumping Nyiragongo hiking adventure, which keeps your adrenaline high.

Note: One can access Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park from either Bukavu or Kigali Rwanda

Highlights Of The 3 days Gorilla trekking In Congo

Day #1: Kigali – Transfer to Virunga National Park

Day #2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Day #: Return to Kigali

Day by Day Itinerary For The 3 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari

Day #1: Transfer to Virunga National Park

Meet with our driver guide in the morning, at either the hotel or from Kigali International Airport. Thereafter, the driver guide will discuss a few hits about your 3 days Gorilla trekking safari Congo, after then you will set off together in a 4×4 customized safari jeep Goma town, via Gisenyi border.

You will be received by a Congo tour guide, with whom you will check in Tourism Office, located at the Grand Barriere Post, for your Gorilla trekking permit, that you will present before going to trek gorillas in the wild.

You will then be escorted by armed guards to Kibumba Tented Camp close by the Nyiragongo trailhead or Bukima tented Camp, situated outside Virunga National Park.

Day #2: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park Congo

Have breakfast before sunrise, then proceed with your passport & Mountain Gorilla trekking permit to Bukima Patrol post(where all treks begin), for registration.

Embark (in a group of 8 people ) on your exhilarating Gorilla trekking into the pristine Virunga forest to look for the assigned family. Gorilla trekking may take about 1-4 hours depending on the family location, trekking pace of the group individuals or how far the gorilla family may have relocated from the previous spot.

Upon finding them, you will for 1 hour interact with them, as they go about their daily chores with their mothers, tending to young ones, while the juveniles roaming around. After here, return to the camp for a late lunch and spend the whole afternoon at leisure.

Instead of resting, you can also opt to walk, relax at the hotel or Visit Gorilla Orphanage at Senkekwe Center. (only for those at Mikeno Lodge)

Return to your accommodation for dinner.

Day #3: Return to Kigali

Following your morning breakfast,  Your will be transferred to the border to connect with the driver guide, with whom you will embark a scenic drive back to Kigali International Airport or your post 3 days Gorilla trekking safari Congo adventure.

The Tour price will include:

A safari vehicle

The Congo Visa

A Private Driver/Guide


Gorilla tracking permits for Congo

Accommodation for 2 nights

Daily drinking water and meals

Tour of Kigali city

The tour price will exclude

the cost of flights

personal costs

Personal Insurance