6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek (Virunga & Kahuzi Biega)

6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek (Virunga & Kahuzi Biega), go Gorilla Trek in Virunga National Park & Kahuzi Biega National Park. 6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Tour (Virunga & Kahuzi Biega) is the Best Safari to do in DR Congo.

6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek gives you a chance to trek both the majestic Mountain Gorillas and the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in habitats that somehow vary according to where you trek the Gorillas.

Virunga National Park is your first safari destination today and here you get to trek the rare Mountain Gorillas. You are led by a ranger guide who introduces you a broad perspective on these rare primates, their habitat and way of life as they carry out their lives from the time they are awake to when they lay and build new nests to spend the night. Virunga National Park is located a few kilometers off the busy and crowded town of Goma that was once swept by lava.

Kahuzi Biega National Park is also a very exciting Gorilla Trekking Destination to explore as you trek the rare species of Eastern Lowland Gorillas. The Gorilla Trekking Adventure is the same as that of the Mountain Gorillas although it somehow varies as you get different encounters of these apes depending on habitat they choose, how they lead as well as how they live.

Trip Highlights of the 6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek

Day 1: Virunga National Park- Place of Mountain Gorillas in Congo

Day 2: Virunga National park- Mountain Gorilla trekking in forest habitat

Day 3: Kahuzi Biega National Park- place of Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Congo

Day 4: Kahuzi Biega National park- Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking Day

Day 5: Kigali City Tour

Day 6: Kigali Airport- Departure Day

Detailed Trip Plan of the 6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek

Day 1: Virunga National Park- Place of Mountain Gorillas in Congo

On dropping at the Kigali International Airport you are picked up by a driver guide who transfers you traversing the Uganda Rwanda border then the Congo Uganda border into Goma. On reaching here enjoy lunch then continue to check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Kibumba Tented Camp.

Day 2: Virunga National Park- Mountain Gorilla trekking in forest habitat

6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek On this day you are required to have your delicious early breakfast then continue to the headquarters for precise briefing on the conduct around the Mountain Gorillas. You are allocated into groups of 8 with a lead park ranger each groups then later you transfer to the starting point to enter the forest to trek the Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours.

Follow through the thick forest jungle for a period of 3-5 hours and when you meet the Gorillas take many photos to keep with you. After trekking Gorillas return to lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Kibumba Tented Camp.

Day 3: Kahuzi Biega National Park- place of Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Congo

Get up early enjoy breakfast then with all luggage, embark on transfer to traverse to Bukavu in the Southern Province. Lunch is en-route as well as views of the green terrain, birds then later you reach Kahuzi Biega National Park and check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Orchid Safari Club Hotel. Extra Congo Safaris to do 4 Days Congo Gorillas & Chimps Safari, 7 Days Congo Chimps & Eastern Gorilla Tour.

Day 4: Kahuzi Biega National Park- Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking Day

Excited to get to another Gorilla Trekking Adventure, enjoy breakfast then go to Kahuzi Biega National Park’s headquarters for short briefing on conduct around the Eastern Lowland Gorillas. You are distributed into groups of 8 with a ranger per cluster then later you are led to enter the forest habitat to trek the Eastern Lowland Gorillas for 3-5 hours depending on where they are currently located in the forest.

You meet them and in a distance of 7 meters with a camera that does not have flash photography, take any photos of the Eastern Lowland Gorillas to keep for memories. When finished with Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking, return to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Orchid Safari Club Hotel.

Day 5: Kigali City Tour

Today with all your belongings embark on transfer to traverse the Uganda Congo border then Rwanda Uganda border to Kigali. En-route have lunch then reach Kigali and embark on City Tour around Kigali visiting the many Genocide Memorials and National Museums and National Market. Later check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Hotel Mille Collines.

Day 6: Kigali Airport- Departure Day

On this Day you depart to the Kigali International Airport to board a flight back home.

Safari Includes

  • Gorilla Trekking Permits
  • Meals and Accommodation
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Drinking Water
  • Lunch en-routes

Safari Excludes

  • Tips
  • Other personal Expenses
  • Visas

Route Map of the 6 Days Congo Double Gorilla Trek