4 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla trekking and Tshibati Waterfall exploration

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A safari in Africa to view a group of these unique apes is undeniably one of the most thrilling and most sought-after adventures that you should count a must to include in your next safari holiday.

This 4 days Gorilla safari takes you to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lowland Gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biega national park. Located in South Kivu, Kahuzi Biega is a World Heritage site and one of two homes of...
A safari in Africa to view a group of these unique apes is undeniably one of the most thrilling and most sought-after adventures that you should count a must to include in your next safari holiday.

This 4 days Gorilla safari takes you to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lowland Gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biega national park. Located in South Kivu, Kahuzi Biega is a World Heritage site and one of two homes of the Eastern Lowland Gorillas.

Spending one to four hours on a face to face encounter with these dramatic creatures is such a magical experience that comes once in a lifetime! Visitor encounters with these Great apes entirely involves exploring their general behavior and lifestyles (feeding, mating, nesting, body gestures and others) while they are in their natural habitat
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Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo

Stop At: National Museum of Rwanda, RN1/Road to Nyanza The museum actually is situated in the town of Nyanza, Butare Rwanda
In the morning, you will be picked by the driver from your hotel or from the airport in Kigali and drive southwards to Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo. You will have a stopover in Butare, where you will visit the national museum of Rwanda, the king’s palace in Nyanza, and the Rwanda genocide memorial site. After lunch, continue on a scenic journey to Bukavu with wonderful views of the hills in Rwanda through the tropical forest of Nyungwe National park and a clear view of Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at CoCo Lodge (Luxury)/Orchid safari Lodge (Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight at CoCo...
Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo

Stop At: National Museum of Rwanda, RN1/Road to Nyanza The museum actually is situated in the town of Nyanza, Butare Rwanda
In the morning, you will be picked by the driver from your hotel or from the airport in Kigali and drive southwards to Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo. You will have a stopover in Butare, where you will visit the national museum of Rwanda, the king’s palace in Nyanza, and the Rwanda genocide memorial site. After lunch, continue on a scenic journey to Bukavu with wonderful views of the hills in Rwanda through the tropical forest of Nyungwe National park and a clear view of Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight at CoCo Lodge (Luxury)/Orchid safari Lodge (Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight at CoCo Lodge (Luxury).

Day 2: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo

Stop At: Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo
In the morning, you will head for the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. Tacking lowland Gorillas is very amazing, lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are bigger in size, usually takes 1-4 hours tracking the lowland Gorillas. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing Gorillas! Later in the afternoon drive back to your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at CoCo Lodge (Luxury)

Day 3: Visit Tshibati waterfall and Lwiro sanctuary

Stop At: Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo
After breakfast, you will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega park, you will find several trails of various lengths and difficulties for all ages. Enjoying the park’s great variety of landscapes, including tropical and bamboo forests, swamps and waterfalls Tshibati, as well as possibilities of spotting birds, monkeys and countless other animal and plant species., visit the research centre which is at 17Km from Kahuzi biega national Park (Lwiro sanctuary). In the afternoon return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Coco Lodge / Luxury

Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali

Pass By: salle du royaume ville de Bukavu, Ave Baron Dhanis, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali crossing via Cyangugu border. Reach Kigali late in the afternoon

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Visiting Tshibali waterfall
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Hotel pickups and drop off
  • Accommodation 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Rwanda
  • 3x Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Visa fées (105$)
  • Professional guide
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Kahuzi-Biega National Park
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 3x Dinner
  • Fées to enter Lwiro research center
  • National museum fees (Rwanda)
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
Not Included
  • Tipa
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • International flights
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure Point
Kigali International Airport Park, Kigali, Rwanda

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick travellers from the airport or the hotel of they have already gotten in Kigali

8:00 AM
Return Details
Kigali International Airport Park, Kigali, Rwanda
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.