Tour Overview

The 3 days Virunga tour enables you explore Virunga national park for mountain gorilla tracking. The park has a number of wildlife but on this 3 days Virunga tour you will concentrate on mountain gorillas. You will be able to see some birds as well while on the trek.

Baby Mountain Gorilla Virunga National Park DRC. 3 Days Virunga Tour
Baby Gorilla in Virunga National Park. Courtesy Photo

Tour Inclusions

  • Gorilla permit
  • Transport to and from the park
  • Two nights accommodation
  • DRC Visa

Tour Exclusions

  • Porter fees
  • Rwanda Visas
  • Gratuities and anything of a personal nature.

Tour Summary

Day 1: Pick up at Gisenyi Border (Grande Barriere)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Back to Rwanda.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up at Gisenyi Border (Grande Barriere)

Upon arrival at Gisenyi Border (Grande Barriere) our representative will pick and transfer you to the Democratic Republic of Congo. You will have a lunch break in Goma city and transfer to Virunga National Park arriving in the evening for a rest at your lodge. Dinner and overnight in Kibumba Tented Camp.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

After an early breakfast at Kibumba Tented Camp, trekkers will head down the hill to meet their Ranger guides and have a briefing before the gorilla trek. Treks usually require 1-2.5hours of hiking each way, depending on location of the gorilla group being trekked and the difficulty of the terrain. After spending the allotted hour with gorilla family group, trekkers will make their back to camp, enjoy a late lunch and have the rest of the day at leisure, including time for nature walks and bird watching.

Day 3: Departure

After breakfast in Kibumba tented camp, you will be driven back to Gisenyi for drop off at the border and proceed to Rwanda or hotel in Goma in-case you intend to stay in DRC.

End of Tour.