The rare Mountain Gorillas in Congo and their inspirational Park Rangers are amazing.
Imagine adding to that the unique experience of an overnight stay at the edge of the lava lake crater of Mt. Nyirangongo and you can genuinely lay claim to being a true adventurer.
Endangered Mountain Gorillas
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DAY 1 - Arrival
You will be met on arrival at Kigali Airport and drive through Rwanda to Congo (DRC) border – Grande Barriére, Assisted to clear with customs and cross border entering the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Proceed to Virunga National Park through Goma for overnight at your Hotel/Lodge of your choice.
DAY 2 - Gorilla Tracking
After an early breakfast depart to the starting point of your Gorilla tracking experience.
After completing the park customs, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them.
Return to your Hotel/Lodge for overnight.
DAY 3 - Mount Nyiragongo Hike
After an early breakfast; today is real adventure where you spend a day hiking the live volcano Nyiragongo.
The trek includes a walk through lush forest and lava fields with a steep incline near the top, and includes an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim. The stunning views both day and night make this an unforgettable experience. (Ready Food and Water are included)
Things to bring for Nyiragongo Hiking
Change of dry clothes
Good walking shoes
Warm Clothes (sweater, jacket) it is cold up the rim
and any other personal toiletries.
DAY 4 - Mount Nyiragongo slope then Depart
After breakfast we start our journey again slopping the mountain by 07:00 am, arriving at the trail head before lunch.Continue back to Goma City for lunch.
Thereafter be transferred back to Rwanda, Kigali Airport for departure.
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