Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

5 Days Congo Nile Trail

The 5 days Congo Nile trail is an exceptional package taking you for cycling through the rolling hills of Rwanda with spectacular views of lake Kivu, national parks, kigali city and the beautiful sceneries of local communities. The Nile trail follows rocky dirty roads winding up to the numerous hills connecting Gisenyi to kamembe. You will have several stopovers at local shops, guesthouse and camping sites. The trip starts in Gisenyi ending in kamembe.


  • Day 1: Gisenyi to Kinunu
    Day 2: Kinunu to Kibuye
    Day 3: Kibuye to Mugonero
    Day 4: Mugonero to Kibogora
    Day 5: Kibogora to kamembe

    5 days rwanda primates tour
    .


  • Detailed itinerary
    Day 1: Gisenyi to Kinunu
    Rwanda cycling tours
    This is the first day of cycling. After a morning breakfast, set off from Gisenyi roughly 41 kilometers to kinunu. You will ride on the steepest elevation, which will take you roughly 5 to 6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Kinunu guesthouse.

    Day 2: Kinunu to Kubuye
    Have breakfast, and setoff for kibuye. This is quite a strenuous and taxing ride through the hilly ridges, which spread over Kibuye. Expect to ride for 50 kilometers, which will last for roughly 5 to 8 hours ride. Diner and overnight at Home Saint Jean.

    Day 3: Kibuye to Mugonero
    After a morning breakfast, get on to your bikes and set of for Mugonero which is roughly 35 kilometers from kibuye. This day is a short and less tiring since it does not include highest elevation. The ride takes you 2- 5 hours on an average speed. Dinner and overnight at L’Esparance Guesthouse.

    Day 4: Mugonero to Kibogora
    On this day, you will ride descending to the lake kivu roughly 144o meters down after which you will ride back to 1750 meters above the sea level. The ride ascending is roughly 10 kilometers. Dinner and overnight at Kibogora guesthouse

    Day 5: Kibogora to Kamembe.
    This is the last day of riding. Have breakfast and ride approximately 54 kilometers on a tamarck road to kamembe. This ride is less strenuous with minor hills, which make it easy to ride through. It will take you 5 to 6 hours reaching in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at Peace Guest House.

    You are reminded to bring a camera, rain jacket, enough drinking water and sunscreen for a memorable experience.

    End of the safari

    .


  • Included in this tour package;

    • Gorilla & Chimps Permits

    • Ugandan visa fees

    • Park Ranger Fees

    • Relevant Government Taxes

    • Full Board Accommodation

    • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide

    • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

    Exclusions:

    • Airfares

    • Visa Fees for Rwanda

    • Personal Insurance

    • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities..

  • 7 Days Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Tour

    A 7 days Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park,the home of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. This is the best trip for primates enthusiasts!

     

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    5 Days Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda & Uganda

    Enjoy gorilla trekking in both countries – Rwanda & Uganda. Do not miss golden monkeys tracking in either Mgahinga or Volcanoes national parks.

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    5 Days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Uganda

    Gorilla safari to Uganda’s Bwindi national park and wildlife viewing along the Kazinga channel and on a game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park.

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    Dian Fossey with Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

    6 Days Uganda Gorillas & Primates Tours

    The 6 Days Uganda Gorilla safari takes you to Bwindi national park, Kibale national park for chimps trekking & Murchison falls national park for an amaizing view of the water falls.

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Primates

    Adventurous taking you to see Uganda’s prime National parks like Queen Elizabeth for wildlife, Bwindi for gorilla tours, Kibale for Chimps

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    gorilla safaris uganda

    10 Days Best of Uganda Gorilla & Primates

    A Grand Safari in Uganda that includes Uganda Culture, Gorilla Trekking,chimps trekking, Murchison falls & Lake Mburo tour. This is one of the most rewarding trip offering much to see in less time!

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    Ngamba Island Chimpanzees

    5 Days gorilla trekking in DR Congo & Volcanoes NP

    Explore DR Congo for gorilla trekking in Virunga National park; go hiking Nyiragongo Volcano and track gorillas again in Volcanoes, Rwanda.

    Trip Details
    Book this Trip Now

    .

  • Where to Stay;
    Where to Stay;
    Gorilla Trek Africa makes sure all our clients stay at the most relaxed during a safari with us,in clean and highly rated safari establishment in the different destinations Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi and DR Congo.

    Hotels we use in Kigali
    Our preferred high end hotels in Kigali are Serena Kigali Hotel, Gorillas Golf Hotel and Mille Collines Hotel, In the mid-range category we have The Garr hotel and Lemigo Hotel.

    Serena Kigali Hotel

    serena Kigali
    Five star hotel in Kigali built around a polished granite atrium, showcasing the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Elegant hotel featuring an executive lounge and bar

    Gorillas Golf Hotel

    Gorillas Golf Hotel
    Hotel gorillas is a Five star hotel situated within Kigali city. The charming establishment comprises of 31 fully furnished rooms, a cozy bar & restaurant and a swimming pool.

    Mille Collines Hotel

    Mille Collines Hotel
    Located in Kigali, the historical hotel offers exceptional comfort to all its clients. Elegantly furnished rooms and suites with a mix of traditional and contemporary handicrafts and art.

    The Garr hotel

    The Garr hotel
    Located in Kigali, Garr hotel with beautiful and comfortable rooms featuring room service, phone facilities, hot water, airport pickup on request, Internet, laundry and drying cleaning services.

    Five to Five Hotel Kigali

    Gorillas Golf Hotel
    Beautiful hotel for all types of travellers offering visitors high quality comfort and very clean Rwanda hospitality. Centrally situated in Kigali city, just 3 minuted drive from the Kigali international airport and hence a very convinient accommodation in Kigali.

    Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park
    In this park, we have Gorilla Nest Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in the High end category. In the mid-range are the Le Bamboo Lodge and La Palme Hotel. In Budget Hotel Muhabura

    Gorilla Nest lodge

    Gorilla Nest lodge
    Situated along the foothills of the Virunga Volcano. The Lodge comprises of 2 cottages accommodating 4 guests in two large bedrooms each with a king size bed.

    Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

    mountain Gorilla View Lodge
    The lodge comprises of 30 cottages built on 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sabinyo. The cottages are made of stone and thatch with en-suite facilities.

    Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

    Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
    Le Bambou Gorilla lodge is located in Rwanda’s Northern province, in Volcanoes National park – comprising of 9 comfortable self contained Bandas and a one family cottage.

    La Palme Hotel

    La Palme Hotel
    Three stars Hotel, located in Musanze City; offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. An exceptional dining experience awaits you.

    Muhabura Hotel

    Muhabura Hotel
    3 Star hotel situated 10 km from Volcanoe NP with 48 fully furnished rooms & 4 elegant suites with an intimate atmosphere to make clients comfortable. Located in Musanze district.

    Nyungwe Forest national park
    Nyungwe Forest has limited range of accommodations. Our preferred luxury lodge is the magnificent and award winning Nyungwe Forest Lodge. In the mid-range we have Nyungwe Top View Lodge.

    Nyungwe Forest Lodge

    Nyungwe Forest Lodge
    Nyungwe Forest Lodge is a 5 star hotel offering you supreme comfort and style amongst the rolling hills of Rwanda.Boasting twenty-two spacious villa rooms and two luxurious suites

    Nyungwe Top View Lodge

    Nyungwe Top View Lodge
    Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is located on the edge of Nyungwe Forest National Park. The property offers a total of 12 comfortable cottages featuring a welcome fireplace for cooler winter evenings.

    Accommodations we use in Lake Kivu
    At Lake Kivu, our high end choice of lodge is Lake Kivu Serena Lodge. In the mid-range section is Paladise Malahide, Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu and Palm Beach Hotel, among others.

    Lake Kivu Serena Lodge

    Lake Kivu Serena Lodge
    Located on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu, the hotel is overlooking its own private beach and offers; 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family accommodation, a panoramic restaurant.

    Paradise Malahide

    Paradise Malahide
    Paradise Malahide is a charming and friendly guesthouse with 10 rooms – and 4 apartments. It’s well run, and with great food and a lovely location we think it’s excellent value for money.

    Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu

    Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu
    Gorillas Lake Kivu Hotel is located in the town of Gisenyi at the northern end of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Very comfortable room, good swimming pool area garden area is very relaxing Staff are friendly.

    Safari lodges we use in Akagera
    In Akagera national park, we use Ruzizi tented camp for high end and Akagera game lodge for budget.

    Ruzizi tented camp

    Ruzizi tented camp
    The Ruzizi Tented Lodge, a 14-bed tented eco-camp. Ruzizi is built on the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, tucked away in a tract of unique riverine forest.

    Akagera game lodge

    Akagera game lodge
    Akagera Game Lodge is located in Eastern Province; about 2 hours drive from Kigali. The Akagera Game Lodge has an attractive setting on a ridge overlooking Lake Ihema.

    .

 

Contact Us