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2 days Gorilla Safari in Virunga National Park

Our 2 Days Gorilla Safari in Virunga National Park will take you to Virunga national park, it allows travelers that like primates and have a short time to do the adventure, the chance is this two-day private tour, it has been customized to meet the best wild experiences with hand-picked routes to the destination, Virunga national park is the oldest of conservation areas in DRC, and one of the first parks to be gazette in Africa, it has for years faced depletion, till it was declared a UNESCO world heritage site as a way of protecting the thousands of animal species that call this park home including the Mountain Gorillas, a subspecies of the eastern gorilla, Gorilla beringei beringei.

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Virunga National Park.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and departure.

Detailed 2 Days Gorilla Safari in Virunga National Park

DAY 1:Transfer to Virunga National Park

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will  transfer you to Congo, clearing at the border and arriving in Goma town, the drive takes approximately 4-5 hours having En-route stopovers, the landscapes of Rwanda are magical and super exciting

DAY 2: Congo Gorilla Trekking 

After breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters for the briefing. The briefing covers topics about the Virunga National Park, the country, Mountain gorillas, gorilla groups in Congo, what to expect during tracking and how to act around the primates.  You will then head into the forests of Virunga National park to search of the primates. Expect to spot birds, Giant forest hogs, Golden monkeys, colobus monkey and other creatures along the tracking routes. Once you locate the gorillas, you will only be allowed one hour with them. Use that time to observe the group members and study how they spend their day. Do not forget to carry a camera because you will miss an opportunity to take photos with one of the most fascinating creatures on earth. Gorilla trekking in Virunga can take long depending on the gorilla group you are assigned.

Tour Inclusives

  • All ground transportation
  • Border crossing fees.
  • Park and conservation fees.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water on board.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • Accommodation as identified.
  • Gorilla permit.

Tour Excludes

  • Tourist Entry Visa
  •  International Flight Tickets
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  Items of Personal Nature
  •  Tips and Gratuities

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