4 Days Lowland Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Safari Highlights

  • Lowland Gorilla trekking
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Day 1: Transfer to Kahuzi-Biega National Park – Bukavu, Congo

Today after an early breakfast at the hotel, your driver guide will transfer you to the Bukavu in DR Congo. The journey will take you through the winding roads of Rwanda the country of a thousand hills. You will arrive in Bukavu later that evening with short stops for stretching and picnic lunch.

Journey time – 7 hours
B, L & D
Orchid Safari Club

Day 2: Lowland Gorilla trekking

The driver guide will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing before you can start the lowland gorilla trek. The experience takes anything from 1 hour to several before locating them depending on where they nested. Once you locate them, you have 1 hour in their presence before you leave. Depending on time you locate the gorillas, they could be feeding on resting which is the best time for photography.

B, L & D

Day 3: Visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary

This sanctuary takes care of chimpanzees and different species of monkeys, parrots and turtles that have been rescued from poachers who capture them for animal pet trade. You will spend time at the sanctuary learning more about the different animals.

B, L & D

Day 4: Transfer to Kigali

After breakfast your driver guide will pick you up and you start your journey back to Kigali. Enjoy the winding roads of Rwanda and you reminisce on your trip in the forests of Congo.

Journey time – 7 hours
B & L

Included in the Price

Lowland Gorilla permits
Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Ground transport per 4WD
Bottled water in the safari vehicle
Full board accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
Service of an English-speaking driver guide
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
All mentioned activities except for the optional ones


Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
Tips to porters, site guides and driver/ guide

Availability of accommodation, permits and activities is not guaranteed until confirmation.
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