9 Days Gorilla Safari & Nyiragongo Trek
9 Days Gorilla Safari & Nyiragongo hike is a unique adventure tour that can be tailored to fit into bespoken group tour or family vacation or friendly exploratory tour to Rwanda, and Congo with the leading Local guide of Rwanda Safaris the destination company offering multi country trips to Rwanda, Congo , Uganda and Burundi staying in top notch safari lodges and hotels.
9 Days Congo Gorilla trekking & Nyiragongo tour starts from Kigali Rwanda and ends at Kigali international airport, it key attractions are the visit to the Chimpanzees in Nyungwe forest national Park , Eastern Lowland Gorilla watching in Kahuzi Biega , Boat cruise on Lake Kivu to connect to Goma City to explore the Virunga National Park located in the Virunga Mountains that shares border with Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
Book your Africa Gorilla Safari to visit the unique Primate National Parks of Kahuzi biega national Park for the Eastern lowland gorilla Trekking , Virunga National Park for the Mountain Gorilla Trekking & Nyiragongo Hike , Volcanoes National Park for the Golden Monkey and Mountain Gorillas with a visit to the Ellen De Generes Campus , twin Lakes & visit Kigali City tour for the genocide memorial trip and local Markets.
Note: On 9 Days Gorilla Safari & nyiragongo Climb includes the ground border crossing and calls for various visas , visit the border crossing page for updates on how to adventure Rwanda & Congo on tailored group Safari tour with Rwanda Safaris.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe forest National park
Day2: Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer to Bukavu
Day3: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Day 4: Lwiro Chimpanzee Orphanage Centre & Transfer to Virunga National park ( Goma )
Day 5: Nyiragongo Volcanic Hike & Trek
Day 6: Descend Nyiragongo Volcanoes & Transfer to Bukima Tented Camp
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer to Rwanda ( Volcanoes National Park)
Day 8: Golden Monkey Tracking & Visit Ellen De Generes Campus
Day 9: Gorilla Guardian Visit and Transfer to Kigali
Destinations to visit on 9 Days Gorilla Safari & Nyiragongo
Nyungwe forest National Park, Is the second famous national park in Rwanda that is known to be the home to over 13 primate species (25% of Africa's total), 275 bird species, 1068 plant species, 85 mammal species, 32 amphibian and 38 reptile species bordering with Kibira National Park in Burundi. its best recommended for chimpanzee tracking in Rwanda , once you book your chimp and gorilla safari , expect to visit the magical Nyungwe that has been ranked as top luxury destination to explore while on Rwanda Safari due to the luxury lodges within the Park. its ease to connect to Kahuzi Biega national Park of Congo from Nyungwe !
Nyungwe Forest National Park was established in 2004 and covers an area of approximately 970 km² of rain forest, bamboo, grassland, swamps, and bogs. The nearest town is Cyangugu, 54 km to the west. Mount Bigugu is within the park boundaries.
Kahuzi Biega National Park, The only open national park for Eastern Lowland Gorillas which are only found in Democratic republic of Congo . Dont miss the chance to see the Eastern Lowland gorillas in the wilderness of Kahuzi Biega ! Unlike the mountain Gorillas that are found in 3 destinations of Uganda , Rwanda and Congo, the eastern lowland gorillas are only found in Kahuzi Biega National park and Maiko National Park. Kahuzi-Biega National Park operated by the Institute Congolais Pour La Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) is a World Heritage Site. Kahuzi-Biega National Park is famous as the largest refuge of the highly endangered Eastern Lowland Gorillas. All gorilla trekking tours to Kahuzi Biega leave from Bukavu town since the lodge are in the city and budget hotels at the park only which we don't recommend at the moment!
Virunga National Park, is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, being the oldest national park in Africa within the virunga Mountains , its a home for the mountain gorillas , chimpanzees and Golden Monkey. The prime activities that Rwanda Safaris offers in Virunga include the mountain Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking and Climbing nyiragongo Mountain that is among the 6 mountains which make up the virunga Mountains that are shared between Rwanda , Democratic Republic of Congo & Uganda. Virunga National Park stretches all the way north to envelop Lake Edward as well as the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda. When you book your nyiragongo hike with Rwanda Safaris , its clear that the quotation includes the Nyiragongo Volcano Trek Permit.
Volcanoes National Park, is an extraordinary park in Rwanda, full of impressive tropical rain forest and volcanic scenery, trekking, and is perhaps the best place in the world to see the rare mountain gorillas when you select to visit Africa. This park is located within the virunga Massif and shares the boarder with Congo & Uganda! the vegetation cover of the park is the same as the one in Virunga and Mgahinga National Park.
- Chimpanzee watching in Nyungwe forest national Park
- Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park
- Mountain Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
- Golden Monkey watching in Volcanoes National Park
- Lwiro chimpanzee Orphanage centre Visit
- Mountain Gorilla Watching in Virunga National Park
- Nyiragongo Hiking tour in Virunga National Park