5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour

Welcome to this amazing 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour! An adventure into the land of a thousand hills. Rwanda and Congo are famous safari destinations in Africa. They offer amazing gorilla trekking trips or gorilla trekking adventures. If you are passionate about gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris, this tour package is all yours. During this 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour, you will visit some of the amazing safari destinations in both Rwanda and Congo. These include; Volcanoes National Park and Kahuzi Biega National Park. A city tour in Kigali is a great addition to this trip. Below is a detailed Itinerary for the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour.

Safari Summary

  • Day 1: Kigali city tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking and Gorilla Guardian’s Village tour
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park
  • Day 4: Lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kigali – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali city tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival at the Kigali International Airport or after breakfast at your hotel in Kigali International Airport. You will meet our professional driver guide. He or she will brief you about this special the 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour. You will then embark on the Kigali city tour. The tour involves visiting the local markets as well as genocide memorial sites. Proceed with en-route lunch to Volcanoes National Park. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking and Gorilla Guardian’s Village tour

This is one of the highlights of your 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour. The day will start with a delicious meal at your lodge. You will go to the park headquarters for a briefing. After the briefing, you will proceed with your amazing gorilla tour experience in the forests of Volcanoes National Park. Along the way, you will meet the amazing golden monkeys. The park is also home to many bird species including some of the Rift Valley endemic species. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will spend one hour in their presence. Make the most of it as you learn and take many pictures. Ensure to strictly follow the rules and regulations.

Return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit the neighboring Gorilla Guardian’s Village. This was formerly known as the Ibyi’wacu Cultural Village. You will enjoy traditional dances and making crafts and beer. This is one of the best cultural tours in Rwanda. In the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Kahuzi Biega National Park

After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the lodge and embark on the drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park. You will traverse through the endless rolling hills of Rwanda. Lunch will be along the way. Kahuzi Biega National Park is famous for being home to the eastern lowland gorillas. Unlike mountain gorillas, lowland gorillas dwell in lowland areas. This makes their tracking an easier venture compared to the challenging mountain gorillas. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: Lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Another great day on your 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour. Start your day with an early breakfast. Later go to the park head office for briefing. Later on, you will embark on an amazing lowland gorilla trekking. This is a completely different activity from mountain gorilla trekking. The terrain is somewhat less challenging and the behaviors of the gorillas are unique. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour in their presence. Later, you will return to your lodge for lunch, dinner, and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali – Departure

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and drive to Kigali – Rwanda. Lunch will be along the way. The driver guide will drop you at either a hotel or airport for an outbound flight. This marks the end of your 5 Days Rwanda Congo Gorilla Trekking Tour.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and lunch

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