5 days Rwanda-Congo Gorilla Tour is a wonderful life time experience to adventuresome beings.It involves tracking Gorillas families in mountainous areas of Rwanda and in lowlands of DR Congo in their natural habitats.
Each Day of the 5 days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Tour is totally amazing and differently spiced like below
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Our guide from African treasures will meet you at your place of destination or hotel in Kigali and brief you about what exactly you are going to do and what will be necessary during the tour . This is basically to make you ignorant about the tour you are to go for
Day 2:First Gorilla Trekking
Early morning after your breakfast, you will take a short drive to the headquarters of Volcanoes National Park where you will be briefed by the park warden about your gorilla trekking activity. the activity lasts between 2-3 hours with the gentle giants. The terrain is rough and at times muddy therefore the hikers have to be physically fit and equipped. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will stay with them for 1 hour before heading back to your accommodation facility for lunch. In the afternoon you will take a community walk around neighboring communities of the forest, interact with the local people and learn about their way of life.
Day 3: Travel to Bukavu – DR Congo
Wake up early, have breakfast at your hotel and hit the road with your tour guide driving towards the Cyangugu border to cross to DR Congo. You will visit the national museum in Butare, the king’s palace in Nyanza and the genocide site and en-route lunch in Butare, the second largest city after Kigali. You will have clear views of Rwanda’s largest fresh water lake ‘lake Kivu’. Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight at Coco lodge (luxury), Orchid safari lodge(Mid range), Horizon Hotel (Budget).
Day 4: Lowland Gorilla Tracking
Start the second gorilla trekking activity in the low lands of . This day you trek the lowland gorillas of the DR Congo which are found in Kahuzi Biega National Park. You will also go for the routine briefing and thereafter proceed for the memorable adventure of trekking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas. After tracking, you will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega National Park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, Bukavu town, Mbayo tea plantations, the research center and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5:Transfer back to Kigali
On the last day of this tour our guide drive you back through DR Congo to Rwanda and to the destination of your choice, you will be driven back to Kigali crossing through Cyangugu border. Reach Kigali late in the afternoon for drop off at hotel or airport.
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