3 Day Congo Lowland Gorilla Safari

Most people who travel to Congo come to visit the mountain gorillas in the Virunga national park. In the south of the park, Kahuzi-biega national park is home to the lowland gorillas which are less famous than the mountain gorillas but equally fascinating. This tour will give you a glimpse into their life.

Safari Highlights

  • Lowland Gorilla trekking

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 passing various towns and villages. You will have short stopovers for stretching and to grab a 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. Sometimes you will find them in the trees or on the ground where you will get better opportunities.

B, L & D

Day 3: 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 & D

Included in tour

Lowland Gorilla permits
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

Excluded

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

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