5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

//5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari Overview:

3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo

5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Kahuzi Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip is an exciting Africa adventure Safari tour in DR Congo`s Kahuzi Biega National Park exploration to the South Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo – the home to the Eastern Lowland Gorilla subspecies. 5 Days Congo Gorilla Trip features amazing sightseeing of the Rwandan hill sides, recreational boat transfers on Lake Kivu, Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park, Chimpanzee tour in Lwiro forest, Mount Kahuzi adventure hike and community tour with historical library exploration. The safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Safari Highlight; 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

  • Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Kahuzi Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Transfer from Kigali to Gisenyi & connect by boat on Lake Kivu to Bukavu Congo
  • Day 2 of the5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Kahuzi  Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Do Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park & relax at the lodge
  • Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Kahuzi Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Do Chimpanzee Tour at Lwiro Forest & visit the historical museum in the afternoon
  • Day 4 of the5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Kahuzi  Climbing Safari Tour Trip:  Undertake a guided Summit hike to Mount Kahuzi
  • Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour and  Mount Kahuzi Climbing Safari: Transfer back to Kigali

Safari Detail; 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Transfer from Kigali to Gisenyi & connect by boat on Lake Kivu to Bukavu Congo

Transfer after breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali driving 358km about 3 ½ hour’s drive to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu. You enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Rwandan Hillsides that earned the destination Rwanda a dub of the land of a thousand hills with good opportunities for photo shoots. Upon reaching Gisenyi, you transfer by boat to Bukavu Congo. You enjoy the amazing Islands of Lake Kivu and its expanse water mass which is an experience of its own. You connect to the hotel and spend the remaining part of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Orchid Safari Lodge

Day 2 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Do Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park & relax at the lodge

5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Kahuzi Climbing Safari Tour Trip.

Wake up early in the morning for breakfast after which you gather at the starting point for the low land gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park. After the briefing by the park staff, you set off to the lush equatorial jungle and the Volcanoes in search of the Eastern Lowland Gorilla Sub species. The trek through the forest lasts for about four (4) hours inclusive of one (1) magical hour with the Gorillas thriving in their natural habitats. Unlike the Mountain Gorillas, the Eastern Lowland Gorillas are larger in size with gigantic hands, short muzzle and stocky body presenting a more exciting experience. Retreat from the activity and spend the rest of the day at leisure enjoying the lodge

Accommodation: Orchid Safari Lodge

Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Do Chimpanzee Tour at Lwiro Forest & visit the historical Library in the afternoon

Following breakfast, you connect to Lwiro Forest to undertake a three (3) hour walk for birding, nature experience and Chimpanzees. You are in the company of the guide to offer a themed interpretation of the interesting features that you will come across along the way. The sight of Chimpanzees as they forage and socialise is very fascinating and picturesque. From the activity, you connect back to Lake Kivu shores exploring the local communities and tour the library that dates far back to the Belgian Colonial times bringing out significant features of ancient Africa. Retire for overnight

Accommodation: Orchid Safari Lodge

Day 4 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Undertake a guided Summit hike to Mount Kahuzi

6 Days Mountain Gorilla trekking Safari Tour in DR Congo and Rwanda.

This is dedicated for an adventure hike to mount Kahuzi one of the two Volcanic Mountains that comprise the Kahuzi Beiga National Park. One hour transfer from Orchid Safari Lodge, you set off for the hike to the volcano in the company of a guide enjoying amazing sights of lush equatorial jungle of Congo which is the second largest in the world after Amazon, birds and a range of butterflies. The Mount Kahuzi climb (3,317m) lasts 4 – 7 hours after which you connect back to the lodge for relaxation and overnight

Accommodation: Orchid Safari Lodge

Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Tour, Chimpanzee Trekking Tour and Mount Climbing Safari Tour Trip: Transfer back to Kigali

Following breakfast, you set off for the transfer back to Rwanda Kigali. A boat transfer will aid on Lake Kivu crossing and lunch can be enjoyed at the sandy beaches of Gisenyi after which you proceed to Kigali to mark the end of the tour

End of the 5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

Getting There

Our Fleet of Vehicles;

5 Days Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking, Chimpanzee Tour & Mount Climbing Safari

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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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2019-06-06T09:39:20+00:00November 9th, 2016|Wildlife safaris in Congo|