3 days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour
The 3 days Lowland gorilla tour in Congo takes to visit gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park where you can locate the Eastern lowland gorilla species. DR Congo is the only country in the whole world to be blessed with both mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park and the Eastern Low land gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park. Though the country is least visited for gorilla tours, lowland gorilla tours surely give an amazing and adventurous experience.
Detailed 3 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour
DAY 1:Transfer from Kigali – to Bukavu DR Congo
On your first day of the 3 Days Lowland Gorilla tour in Congo, you will meet with your guide from VIsit and Tour Rwanda at the airport. After a brief of the tour itinerary highlights and travel routes to take, you will go for a brief Kigali city tour visiting the Gisozi genocide memorial site to reminisce about the 1994 genocide, and also visit local markets, have lunch then your guide will transfer you to Congo in the southwestern direction via the the Cyangugu border to arrive in Bukavu town. Dinner and overnight at Orchid safari Lodge(Luxury/Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
DAY 2: Gorilla Trekking in Virunga National Park
Have an early morning breakfast with a cup of coffee and then drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park headquarters to be briefed by the park rangers on the lowland gorilla tour insights. Here you will be told the rules while trekking to ensure a peaceful and enjoyable experience, you will then hike into the jungle searching the allocated gorilla family. Go hiking for lowland gorillas with your guide. Seeing lowland gorillas is very amazing and such an adventurous experience. After tracking, you will go for a forest walk in the Kahuzi Biega forest visiting the Kibati waterfalls, Bukavu town, and neighboring communities before retiring for dinner and overnight at your lodge.
DAY 3:Transfer to Kigali, Departure
Have a morning breakfast and take a journey back to Kigali dropping off at your hotel or at the airport for a scheduled flight back home. That will mark the end of your 3 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour. Thanks for interesting a trip with us!
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Chimpanzee Tracking & Golden Monkey Permit
- Community Experiences
- Ground transport per 4WD
- Bottled water
- Full board accommodation
- Park entrance fees
- Boat trips
- Safari Game drive
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities