5 DAYS CONGO SAFARI TOUR, GORILLA TREKKING, MOUNT NYIRAGONGO VOLCANO HIKE, RECREATION, SCENERY VIEWING.

5 Days Congo Safari Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

5 Days Congo safari is a 4days/5 days safari Congo tour offering Gorilla trekking Safari & Nyiragongo Volcano Climbing Safari Trip starting from Kigali Rwanda and features a scenic drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu, two days Mount Nyiragongo volcano hike, Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and drive back to Kigali with an optional Gisozi genocide tour.

7 Days Congo Safari Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.

Day 1: Arrive in Rwanda Kigali & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu for relaxation

Day 2: Nyiragongo Hiking Adventure expedition

Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & chill at the lodge

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali & depart through Kigali International Airport. Make an optional tour to Gisozi genocide memorial

  • Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Arrive in Rwanda Kigali & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu for relaxation

    Following your flight, you land at Kigali International Airport preferably not after 2pm to allow you drive 358km about 3.5hrs to Gisenyi Lake Kivu. The views of Rwandan hillsides, Virunga Volcanoes and Lake Kivu itself will make your evening worthwhile.

    Accommodation:

    Luxury: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

    Midrange: Hotel Paladise Malahide

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 2 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Nyiragongo Hiking Adventure expedition

    At 7:30am, you drive to the Congo border at Goma, go through the immigration formalities and meet our Congo representative for the transfer to Kibati Patrol Post where Nyiragongo Volcano hike starts from at 9am. This marks the historical trek to the world’s largest and most violent lava lake. The Nyiragongo trek lasts 4 – 6 hours to reach the summit enjoying the incredible views of the surroundings. The hike is not so strenuous and thus do not require specialised mountaineering equipment. Spend the evening relaxing at the summit waiting to view into the red lave lake after the dark.

    Accommodation: Mountain Shelter

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & chill at the lodge

    Enjoy sun rise moments, photo shoots and breakfast and then descend down the volcano. Of course, the descend is relatively easier than trekking uphill and you are likely to reach the starting point between 11am – 1pm. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Ihusi
    Luxury: Mikeno Lodge

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 4 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

    Briefing commences at 8am at the Bukima Park station and in the company of armed ranger guides, you traverse the slopes of Virunga Volcanoes in search of the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas. Virunga National Park is part of greater Virunga massif shared along with Rwanda and Uganda with 480 Mountain Gorillas. The gorilla trek lasts 2 – 8 hours inclusive of one hour of actual viewing, exploring them as they forage and socialise where you can take memorable photos as well. From the activity, cross back to Rwanda and spend the evening relaxing at the sandy beaches of Gisenyi – Lake Kivu.

    Accommodation

    Luxury / Upmarket: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

    Midrange: Hotel Paladise Malahide

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Transfer back to Kigali & depart through Kigali International Airport. Make an optional tour to Gisozi genocide memorial

    Enjoy breakfast and later drive back to Kigali 358km about 3 hours’ drive. Depending on the flight time, you will be dropped off at the Airport for check in.   Depending on the flight time, an optional tour to Kigali genocide memorial museum at Gisozi can be arranged.

    End 5 Days Congo Safari

Safari Overview and Highlights

5 Days Congo Safari Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

5 Days Congo safari is a 4days/5 days safari Congo tour offering Gorilla trekking Safari & Nyiragongo Volcano Climbing Safari Trip starting from Kigali Rwanda and features a scenic drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu, two days Mount Nyiragongo volcano hike, Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park and drive back to Kigali with an optional Gisozi genocide tour.

7 Days Congo Safari Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.

Day 1: Arrive in Rwanda Kigali & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu for relaxation

Day 2: Nyiragongo Hiking Adventure expedition

Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & chill at the lodge

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali & depart through Kigali International Airport. Make an optional tour to Gisozi genocide memorial

Detailed Itinerary
  • Day 1 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Arrive in Rwanda Kigali & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu for relaxation

    Following your flight, you land at Kigali International Airport preferably not after 2pm to allow you drive 358km about 3.5hrs to Gisenyi Lake Kivu. The views of Rwandan hillsides, Virunga Volcanoes and Lake Kivu itself will make your evening worthwhile.

    Accommodation:

    Luxury: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

    Midrange: Hotel Paladise Malahide

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 2 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Nyiragongo Hiking Adventure expedition

    At 7:30am, you drive to the Congo border at Goma, go through the immigration formalities and meet our Congo representative for the transfer to Kibati Patrol Post where Nyiragongo Volcano hike starts from at 9am. This marks the historical trek to the world’s largest and most violent lava lake. The Nyiragongo trek lasts 4 – 6 hours to reach the summit enjoying the incredible views of the surroundings. The hike is not so strenuous and thus do not require specialised mountaineering equipment. Spend the evening relaxing at the summit waiting to view into the red lave lake after the dark.

    Accommodation: Mountain Shelter

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 3 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & chill at the lodge

    Enjoy sun rise moments, photo shoots and breakfast and then descend down the volcano. Of course, the descend is relatively easier than trekking uphill and you are likely to reach the starting point between 11am – 1pm. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Ihusi
    Luxury: Mikeno Lodge

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 4 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park & drive to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu

    Briefing commences at 8am at the Bukima Park station and in the company of armed ranger guides, you traverse the slopes of Virunga Volcanoes in search of the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas. Virunga National Park is part of greater Virunga massif shared along with Rwanda and Uganda with 480 Mountain Gorillas. The gorilla trek lasts 2 – 8 hours inclusive of one hour of actual viewing, exploring them as they forage and socialise where you can take memorable photos as well. From the activity, cross back to Rwanda and spend the evening relaxing at the sandy beaches of Gisenyi – Lake Kivu.

    Accommodation

    Luxury / Upmarket: Serena Resort Lake Kivu

    Midrange: Hotel Paladise Malahide

    Meal Plan: Full Board

  • Day 5 of the 5 Days Congo Safari: Transfer back to Kigali & depart through Kigali International Airport. Make an optional tour to Gisozi genocide memorial

    Enjoy breakfast and later drive back to Kigali 358km about 3 hours’ drive. Depending on the flight time, you will be dropped off at the Airport for check in.   Depending on the flight time, an optional tour to Kigali genocide memorial museum at Gisozi can be arranged.

    End 5 Days Congo Safari

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