Overview of the 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
On your 4 days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park, you will have a chance to trek and glimpse at the eastern lowland gorillas of Congo. These 4 days safari to Congo takes you to the lower altitude park which hosts lowland gorillas adjacent to Virunga national park which is the priority for Congo gorilla safaris since it hosts the endangered mountain gorillas. Kigali international airport in Rwanda will be the airport for your arrival and departure flights.
Sitting in eastern Congo, Kahuzi Biega national park is at the western shores of Lake Kivu close to the border with Rwanda. The park is the only home to lowland gorillas in Congo living within their natural habitat. The park is undeniably a hidden gem for those who would love to trek gorillas in a lowland rather than hiking to the Virunga massif parks of either Virunga national park in Congo, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda or Mgahinga gorilla national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park in Uganda.
On your gorilla trekking tour in Congo to Kahuzi Biega national park, you will trek one of the 9 gorilla families in the park. The habituated gorilla family has 36 family members inclusive of 4 sets of twins, this is a rare kind of gorilla family you can ever encounter on a Congo safari.
4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park tour highlights
Day 1: Upon arrival in Kigali international airport, your professional driver guide will welcome you and drive you to your booked hotel or lodge in Rwanda.
Day 2: You will be driven by your driver guide from Kigali Rwanda to Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Day 3: You will do lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park Congo.
Day 4: You will be driven by your professional driver guide to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.
Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
Day 1 of your 4 days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
When you arrive at Kigali international airport in Rwanda, your driver guide will welcome you, brief you about your safari and drive you to your hotel or lodge in Rwanda. You will have dinner and an overnight as you relax at your prior booked hotel in Rwanda.
Day 2 of your 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
Wake up to a relaxed breakfast in the land of a thousand hills before you drive to Bukavu in Congo. You can do a Kigali city tour and visit the Gisozi genocide memorial center before going to Congo. Your driver guide will drive you to Congo via the Cyangugu boarder south west of Rwanda to Bukavu. This road trip features great scenic views along the Virunga massif where tourists for Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris love to visit. Upon arrival at your prior booked hotel you will have dinner and relax.
Day 3 of your 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
This is the best day for your gorilla safari in Congo since you will be heading to the jungle to find the gorillas. Gorilla trekking starts at 8:00am and your driver guide will ensure you are at the park headquarters before this time. Before going into the jungle, the park rangers will brief you about the gorilla trekking etiquette. With the park rangers, you will spend about 1-4 hours trekking the gorillas and after finally glimpsing at them, 1 hour can be spent watching how the gorillas amazingly interact like humans. The activity involves walking in the jungle and the park ranger guides will always be there to take care of your trekking needs. After the trek, you will meet your driver guide at the park headquarters who will drive you back to your hotel for relaxation and dinner.
Day 4 of your 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
After a hearty breakfast in Congo, you will embark on a drive back to Kigali international airport. Your driver guide will safely take you though your relaxed drive to the airport for departure.
End of your 4 Days Congo gorilla trekking safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park
Trek gorillas today and have a different perspective of what is in the wild. Looking into the eyes of these gentle giants is a rare unique experience.