Welcome to this amazing 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour From Kigali. The gateway to seeing gorillas starts in Rwanda. Visit Congo’s Mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park one of the oldest protected areas in Africa. During gorilla trekking, you will be exposed to the one gorilla family for an hour as you enjoy their behaviors, movements, collaboration with members, leadership skills especially the silverback who is the head of the family, and many more others.

There is a lot to spot while in the jungle such as small primates, bird species, and plant species. Have a short Kigali city tour on your last day and this will be another great adventure as you encounter the history and traditions of the Rwandese. Below is a detailed 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour From Kigali safari itinerary

Day 1. Head to Virunga National Park

Begin the tour by picking up from Kigali Rwanda while enjoying the beautiful scenery covered with different hills. The driver guide will be glad and most excited to start the tour and to meet you. You will cross through the Goma border to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the guide driver will help you to acquire some immigration documents in case you don’t have one. Head to Virunga National Park home of the endangered mountain gorillas, and active Volcanoes called Mt Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira. Arrive in the evening and check in at the accommodation facility for your dinner. 

Day 2. Gorilla trekking adventure and leisure

Wake up on breakfast and then a short drive to the park office for a briefing. Be told about what to dress on, rules and regulations to follow while in the forest, and requirements you need to have like a camera, enough drinking water, binoculars, garden gloves, and much more. Begin the experience under the guidance of the park ranger guide as the porters will be behind your back carrying extra luggage. On meeting a gorilla family, you will spend an hour learning about their different behaviors while taking memorable photos. The whole experience can last between 2 to 8 hours and this is determined by the location of the endangered mountain gorillas. Later on, return to the lodge and have a leisurely evening with a hot lunch.

Day3. Head back to Kigali and a city tour

Leave Virunga National Park in the morning after a leisurely breakfast and transfer back to Kigali, have a short city tour depending on the time of your scheduled flight. While in Kigali city, visit places like the genocide memorial Centre, Art, and Gallery Centre, local markets like Kimironko market, museum, milk bars, and many more others. This marks the end of your 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tour From Kigali. 

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