4 Day Gorilla Tracking and Nyiragongo Volcano Climbing in Congo

Your 4 days Congo gorilla trekking safari and Nyiragongo Volcano hike offers you opportunity to discover two remarkable adventures that the Democratic Republic of Congo offers to the world. This trip is perfect for visitors who are interested in tracking the mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park and Mount Nyiragongo hike and it begins and ends in Kigali.

Safari highlights

Day 1: Depart from Kigali to Gisenyi-Lake Kivu

Day 2: Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano in Virunga National Park

Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Mountain

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in the Virunga National Park and return to Kigali

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Depart from Kigali to Gisenyi-Lake Kivu

Early in the morning after you have had breakfast in your respective lodge and then be picked by one of our experienced driver guide who will drive you up to Lake Kivu. While here, the alternative safari activities for you to enjoy include visiting the genocide memorable site, Imbabazi Orphanage or rather chill around Lake Kivu. You will have a stay over at Paradise Malahide Hotel, Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Stipp Hotel.

Day 2: Hiking Mount Nyiragongo

Get up early in the morning and have breakfast and then set off for breathtaking adventure to the summits of Mount Nyiragongo. The hike starts with a briefing and you will spend a night in the tented camp at the mountain summits.

Day 3: Descend down from Mount Nyiragongo

Early in the morning, you will hike down slope as you catch a glimpse at most of the mountains’ stunning surrounding and have a night stay at Mikeno Lodge, Bukima tented camp and many others.

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking, Return to Rwanda

Get up early in the morning and set off for more morning briefing by the park official and after you have been grouped, you will then set off to the forest to track the rare gentle giants in DR Congo. After spending an hour with the gorillas, you will then retreat to Kigali and this marks to end of your 4 days gorilla safari.

Safari inclusion

  • Mountain gorilla permits
  • Mount Nyiragongo hiking
  • Congo visa
  • Park entry fees
  • Transport
  • Government fees
  • Full time English guide
  • Bottle of water

Safari excludes

Additional tour activities, Rwanda visa fees, airfares and many more costs.