Gorilla Tracking in Uganda, Rwanda

Day 1:   Kigalli  Airport - Transfer to Virunga National Park

When you arrive at Kigali international airport, you will meet our representative, he will brief you about this trip before you drive through Rwanda to Gisenyi at Grande Barriére (La Corniche) or Petite Barriere where you will cross the border into Congo from. Once you enter Cong, you will proceed via Goma into Virunga national Park. You will spend the night at the hotel of your choice depending your budget. Dinner and over night will be at;

Luxury include; Mikeno lodge,

Midrange; Bukima tented camp

Budget; Nyiragongo volcano summit shelters, Tchegera Island tented camp

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking In Virunga National park

After having your breakfast very early, you will drive to Parc National des Virunga for briefing before you can enter the forest to trek the gorillas. You will leave with your ranger from the starting point and he will guide you through your tracking exercise. You will begin tracking these amazing apes and be sure to enjoy this once in a life time experience where you come in close contact with the mountain gorillas. These are extremely rare primates that there are less than 700 of them living in this forest. You will stay meters away from the group once you meet it and then have an hour to spend with them to watch how they relate. Later you will return to the lodge where you spent the night. 

Day 3: Mount Nyiragongo Hike

You will have breakfast early for this amazing adventure which will be so thrilling to the mountain climbers. You will spend the day hiking up to this famous volcano Nyiragongo and this hike involves going through the green forest, there are lava fields with some quite steep slopes towards the top. The hike gives the opportunity to enjoy very beautiful views both during the day and night time from the lodge where you will be sleeping. This is one of the unforgettable experiences that you can ever go for. You need to carry lunch at dinner will be at the lodge. This lodge can be the; Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas located on the volcano rim.

Day 4: Mount Nyiragongo Descend and Departure

You will have breakfast as early as possible at the lodge and then descend following the trail and you will have lunch when you get down. After lunch, you will drive back through Goma, cross the border in Gisenyi-Rwanda. You driver will drive you to the airport if you have a flight to catch later that evening otherwise you can spend the night in Kigali at the hotel of your budget. This marks the end of your trip.

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