6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour – Congo Safari News

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6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour – Congo Safari News

Overview of the 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

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Our 6 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo hiking tour is tailored to give the best Africa safari experience during your Cong safari via Rwanda. This 6 days private Congo tour is a private 6 days Congo gorilla safari that features a gorilla trekking tour in Congo’s Virunga National Park and hiking mount Nyiragongo is also situated in Virunga national park. This 6 Days Congo gorilla trekking tour Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo hiking tour is one of the short safaris in Congo that is popularly booked by Africa tour travellers. This safari Congo starts in Kigali Rwanda with a city tour and ends at the Kigali International Airport where you will catch your flight back home.

From Kigali international airport, your gorilla trekking safari in Congo starts with a pick up by a profession safari guide using a 4×4 safari Land cruiser, 4×4 safari minivan, 4×4 safari super custom, 4×4 safari extended land cruiser, 4×4 safari coaster, 4×4 safari drone depending on the number of people your traveling with for this tour Congo. He will drive you to your hotel that was prior booked for you for this night. Arrive, check-in and rest and dine.

Early in the morning, you will be driven to Congo at your lodging facility to prepare for your hiking safari in Congo.

You will hike to the summit of Mount Nyiragongo the next day alongside porters who help carry luggage and prepare food. Spend a night at the summit of the Nyiragongo active volcano then descend on the third day of your safari in Congo for relaxation at a lodging facility.

On day 5 of your 6 days Congo gorilla safari, you engage in a Congo gorilla trekking tour in Virunga national park for about 2-6hours then after return to your preferable lodging facility for dinner, relaxation and an overnight stay. Your driver-guide will transfer you back to Kigali international airport for your departure flight on the last day of your safari to Congo.

Highlights of the 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

Day 1: Arrive at the Kigali International Airport and transfer to your prior booked lodging facility for your night stay.

Day 2: You will be driven past the Virunga landscape to your safari accommodation in Congo close to Virunga national park.

Day 3: At around 9:00 am you set off for the hike to Mount Nyiragongo summit starting from Kibati station then spend a night in one of the shelters at the summit.

Day 4: You will descend from Mount Nyiragongo then return to your lodging facility for rest.

Day 5: By 8:00 am, after early morning breakfast, you go for gorilla trekking in Virunga national park.

Day 6: After a relaxed breakfast, you then be returned to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Detailed itinerary of the 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

Day 1 of your 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

6 Days Uganda Gorilla SafariArrive at the Kigali international airport, you will find our Congo safaris tour guide waiting for you. Meet and greet, pack your bags in the car and get ready to transfer to your hotel of stay.

Luxury: Hôtel des Mille Collines

Mid-range: Chez land / Haven Boutique

Day 2 of your 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

After a mini briefing about your 6 Days Congo gorilla safari by your driver-guide, you will be driven past the beautiful Virunga massif landscape in Rwanda to Congo. After crossing the border to Congo using your prior secured Congo visa, you will have an overnight stay at a close accommodation in Virunga national park.

Luxury: Orchids’ safari club hotel/Mikeno lodge/Lulimbi tented camp/

Mid-range: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Day 3 of your 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

Early morning after breakfast, your driver guide will transfer you to Kibat station where the hike to the summit of one of the world’s most active stratovolcanoes begins. The hike to the summit usually takes about 6 hours depending on your energy levels. Also known as the “braves cake”, the hike is an amazing adventure past beautiful flora and fauna species to the lava lakes. During the hike, you will be helped with luggage carrying and cooking at the summit by porters who can be hired at the park headquarters. The night is spent at the summit cabins as you take memorable pictures and watching the beautiful lava lake at sunrise.

Accommodation: Mount Nyiragongo summit cabins

Day 4 of your 5 days Congo gorilla trekking safari Virunga & Mount Nyiragongo hike tour

On this day, you will descend from the summit of Mount Nyiragongo early morning after breakfast along with porters helping with the luggage till the park headquarters in Kabat. Your driver-guide will be there waiting for you at the station and transfer you back to your lodging facility where you will have a meal, relax and rest for the rest of the day.

Luxury: Orchids’ safari club hotel/Mikeno lodge/Lulimbi tented camp/

Mid-range: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Day 5 of your 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

Nyiragongo Volcanoes CongoYou are required to have an early morning breakfast then be driven to Virunga national park headquarters for gorilla trekking. Gorilla trekking starts at 8:00 am after a briefing by the park rangers and allocation of a gorilla family to trek along with 7 other Congo gorilla trekkers. The actual trek in the forest lasts about 2-6 hours and only a single hour in the presence of the gentle mountain gorillas. After the trek, you will return to the park headquarters where you meet your driver for a transfer back to your lodging facility.

Luxury: Orchids’ safari club hotel/Mikeno lodge/Lulimbi tented camp/

Mid-range: Mountain gorilla view lodge

Day 6 of your 6 Days Congo Gorilla Trekking Safari Virunga National Park & Mount Nyiragongo Hiking Tour

After a relaxed breakfast at your lodging facility in Congo, you will embark on a road trip back to Kigali international airport for your departure flight. When you arrive in Kigali you can visit some craft shops for craft purchase before the driver takes you to the airport for departure.

End of your 6 days Congo gorilla trekking safari Virunga & Mount Nyiragongo hike tour

After your Congo tours around Virunga national park, we too can tailor a 6 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari or 6 days’ gorilla safari Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable national park and Volcanoes national park respectively. In conclusion, if you have time, you can combine your gorilla safari in Congo in Virunga National Park with a Rwanda safari. Rwanda gorilla trekking safari, Uganda safaris, short Uganda wildlife safaris, Uganda gorilla safaris, Uganda chimpanzee safaris, Uganda adrenaline adventures, Kampala city tours, Jinja city tours and many more.

Congo gorilla safari packages

2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Virunga National Park
3 Days Congo gorilla safari
3 Days Lowland gorilla trekking safari
4 Days Congo gorilla safari & Nyiragongo hike
5 Days Congo gorilla safari
6 Days Congo gorilla & hiking safari
7 Days Congo wildlife safari

Rwanda gorilla safari packages

1 Day Rwanda gorilla safari
2 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour
3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & wildlife safari
5 Days Rwanda Gorilla & wildlife safari
6 Days Rwanda gorilla safari tour
8 Days Uganda Rwanda gorilla trekking safari
9 days Uganda Rwanda gorilla, chimps & wildlife safari

Uganda Gorilla safari packages

3 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari
4 Days Uganda gorilla trekking tour
5 Days Uganda Gorilla & wildlife safari
6 Days Uganda gorilla & chimpanzee trekking safari tour
9 Days Uganda gorilla, chimps & wildlife safari
10 Days Uganda gorilla & chimps tour
12 Days Uganda gorilla tour

 

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