2 Days Congo gorilla safari-Kahuzi Biega National Park

Overview of the 2 Days Congo gorilla safari

The 2 days Congo gorilla safari is one of the fastest and affordable gorilla safaris in Congo that can be undertaken for lowland gorilla trekking. This safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda and any other close towns like Bukavu.

Kahuzi Biega national park is a natural habitat to the largest population of the Eastern Lowland gorillas situated near the southern shores of Lake Kivu.  The Eastern lowland gorillas are the largest of the living primates and of all the gorillas in the world. Along with the mountain gorillas in Virunga national park, Congo is the only country in the world that is blessed to be home to both the mountain and lowland gorillas.

Two out of the nine gorilla families in Kahuzi Biega national park are what tourists can trek on gorilla trekking tours in Congo since they are habituated. Chimanuka gorilla family has 36 gorilla members with 4 sets of twins which makes it easy to find the gorillas since the group is big.

Highlights of the 2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park

Day 1of the2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park: Arrival in Kigali Rwanda and transfer to Congo.

Day 2 of the 2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park: Lowland gorilla trekking and return to Kigali.

Detailed 2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park itinerary

Day 1 of the2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park

Kigali international airport in Rwanda is the closest airport to Congo with daily flights and upon arrival here your safari guide will be waiting to welcome you and take you through the 2 days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park. The road offers unrivaled scenic beauty of the Virunga massif. At the border in Rusizi, you will acquire a DRC visa. Remember to have your yellow vaccination card with you. You will take a lakeside ride from Bukavu to Tchivanga which is the park headquarters. You can either spend an overnight in an accommodation facility close by or camp at the park headquarters. If your planning to camp, come with your camping gear or plan to rent from the park headquarters.

Day 2 of the 2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park

Gorilla trekking starts at 8:00am and you will need to be there before that time for briefing. The rangers will take you to the park for trekking which could last about 2-5 hours. One hour is spent with the gorillas before you return for lunch and embark on a drive back to Kigali for departure back home or to your next destination. This is one of the most rewarding Congo gorilla trekking tour  with memorable experiences.

2 days Congo gorilla safari

Lowland gorilla trekking

End of 2 Days Congo gorilla safari to Kahuzi Biega national park

This is the easiest and affordable way of trekking lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park you can’t afford to miss.

 

 

 

 

 

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