6 Days Congo gorilla excursion to Virunga national park to visit mountain gorillas and an adventure to hike the Nyiragongo active lava Volcano in the Democratic republic of Congo and the highlights will be Nyiragongo hike, trek gorillas in virunga, seeing lake kivu, Kigali city tour and visit to goma market


Day 1: Upon your arrival at Kigali airport in Rwanda, you will be welcomed by the company representative who will transfer you to Inside Afrika hotel Kigali for overnight. It’s just 15 minutes drive from Kigali international airport.

Day 2: after a heavy breakfast you will checkout , Meet your guide who will take you to visit Kigali the capital of Rwanda and later after lunch you will be driven to Gisenyi and check in at paradise marahire which is overlooking kivu lake.

Day 3: After the early morning breakfast, you will cross to congo and take a short drive from Goma to Kabati which is the starting point for Nyiragongo climbing with Virunga National Park. You will have a briefing with the park rangers and after start hiking the Nyiragiongo volcano and go through the impressive rain forest and continue on the lava eruption fissure and reach the summit. Have the whole of the evening enjoying the view from the crate and as you watch the lava inside. Tonight you will sleep at the top and fill the sounds of volcanoes.

Day 4: Have breakfast and after descend down from Nyiragongo volcano mountain, you will meet the driver and return to Goma and if time allows , you will have a city tour of Goma visiting Goma caves and then proceed to caritas hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Have breakfast early in the morning and after transfer to Bukima park station in Virunga National Park in Congo for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. This will be done by the park rangers, after proceed for a mountain gorilla trek in Congo Jungle Forest. This trek takes 3-6 hours and once they are found, you will stay with them for an hour as you take photos and watch them playing with their young ones in their natural life. You will later return to the park headquarters as you prepare to transfer to cross to kivu Rwanda side and sleep in paradise marahide.

Day 6: After the early morning breakfast, then proceed to Kigali international Airport with stops you can even drive to check out the volcano national park on the way back to Kigali


Tour inclusions

  • Gorilla permits
  • Nyiragongo Hike permit
  • The Congo tourist Visa
  • Accommodation
  • Drinking water
  • Transportation
  • Meals on the mountains
  • All transfers

Tour Exclusion

  • Air tickets
  • Flights
  • Visa to Rwanda
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips