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6 Days Congo & Rwanda Double Gorilla Trekking

This tour brings you up close with the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. You will be able to see gorillas in two different countries and parks. A chance to see both countries (D.R.Congo and Rwanda), interact with their local population and marvel at the scenery of the Virunga massif.

Trip Summary

Day 1. Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Goma.
Day 2. Transfer to Kibumba Tented camp.
Day 3. Gorilla Tracking
Day 4. Return to the border and transfer to Volcanoes NP
Day 5. Gorilla Tracking and cultural tour
Day 6: Golden monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali

  • Day 1. Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Goma.

    Your guide will pick you up from Kigali and drive you to the Congo border where your Congo guide will pick you up from and drive you to Goma for overnight at La Joie Plaza hotel.

    Day 2. Transfer to Kibumba Tented camp.

    Your Congo guide will pick you up in the morning and drive you to Goma Virunga National park office to get cleared and pick your gorilla permits as you proceed to Kibumba Tented camp at the edge of the park in the company of government soldiers.

    Day 3. Gorilla Tracking

    Gorilla trekking in Virunga National ParkAfter an early breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and proceed to track gorillas in Virunga NP. Once you catch up with them, you will be allowed a maximum of 1hr to observe and take photos. You will later return to your lodge for a late lunch and relaxation.

    Day 4. Return to the border and transfer to Volcanoes NP

    In the morning, you will be driven back to the border where your Rwandan guide will pick you up from and drive you to Volcanoes NP in northern Rwanda, an extension of the Virunga massif; one of the homes to the remaining mountain gorillas on the planet. Overnight at Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Tiloreza Volcanoes eco lodge (luxury)

    Day 5. Gorilla Tracking and cultural tour

    Cultural tours in CongoIn the morning, you will be driven to the park headquarters for briefing and gorilla group allocation by the park authorities. You will then proceed to track mountain gorillas in this light bamboo forest. You will be allowed a maximum of 1hr to be with them once you have caught a glimpse of them. You will then return to drive back to your lodge. In the evening, you will visit the Gorilla Guardian’s village for a cultural experience of the Rwandan culture and traditions. Overnight at Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Tiloreza Volcanoes eco lodge (luxury)

    Day 6: Golden monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali

    In the morning, you will again assemble at the park headquarters for briefing and proceed to track the golden monkeys. Once you catch them, you have an hour to enjoy and watch them play in the trees before returning to drive back to Kigali with en route lunch, reaching in the afternoon for drop off at your hotel or airport.

    Price Inclusions
    • 2 Gorilla permits
    • Accommodation and meals
    • Driver guide
    • Enroute meals
    • Bottled drinking water
    • Park entrance fees
    • Ranger guide fee
    Price excludes
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Flight and visas
    • Driver guide tip
    • Porter fee
    • Other personal expenses

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  • Accommodation in Congo
    Where to sleep on Congo gorilla safaris
    Lodges in Volcanoes Natonal Park
    Lodges in Volcanoes Park
    Lodges in Volcanoes Park

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    • Mandatory hand washing
    • Mandatory face masking
    • Keep a distance of 2 meters away
      • Before boarding your plane, you will be required to show your covid 19 negative test results which should be valid for not more than 72hrs (applies for both Rwanda and Uganda)
      • Also you are supposed to fill a locator form (link below) which you will also be asked before boarding (failure to have it, you will be denied boarding)

      http://www.rbc.gov.rw/travel/

      • Once you arrive in Kigali, you will take another covid 19 test and be in self quarantine at any of the chosen hotels in Kigali for 24hrs as you wait for your covid 19 test results

      You will then start your tour after your results have returned and you are proved negative

      • These results expire every after 72hrs, hence if your tour is still going on, you will need another test to allow you enter any other park or do any other activity after 72hrs of your test. (This applies to Rwanda only, not Uganda)
      • Before departure from Rwanda or Uganda, you need to do another covid 19 test not more than 72hrs before your departure as you will be required to present your results before boarding your departure flight.
      • While on your tour, you are advised to carry your masks and maintain social distance whenever you are in the public

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