5 Days Congo Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Safari Highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking

Day 1: Transfer to Virunga National Park – Goma

You will set off from Kigali to the Rwanda – Congo border.  Visit the Virunga offices by 13:00pm to pick your Gorilla and Volcano trek permits which must be presented at the start of each trek. After completing the check in you will be transferred to Mikeno camp.

Journey time – 4 hours
B, L & D
Mikeno Lodge

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking

After an early morning breakfast, your first stop will be the park headquarters for briefing before starting the trek. After briefing, together with your ranger guide, you will start the hike in search of mountain gorillas. You are allowed 1 hour with these gentle giants after locating them. After this experience start the journey back to the headquarters and proceed to the camp for overnight.

B, L & D

Day 3: Another Gorilla Trek

Today you will have another gorilla trek in a different section of the park and overnight at a different lodge thereafter returning to Mikeno the next day.


Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking & Visit to the Gorilla Orphanage

Just like Gorilla trekking, the chimpanzee trekking starts early morning. You will leave with the rangers early morning until you locate the chimps. You are allowed 1 hour with the chimps when you locate them after which you start the journey back to the Mikeno lodge.

B, L & D

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

Today after an early breakfast at hotel, your driver guide will transfer you to Kigali. You will have short stops for stretching and lunch until you arrive in Kigali.

Journey time – 5 hours
B, L & D

Included in the Price

Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Chimpanzee trekking
Congo Visa
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.
Rwanda Visa
Tips to porters, site guides and driver/ guide

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

Terms and Conditions – https://www.kagerasafaris.com/terms-and-conditions/

Suggested Safaris

Zebras in Serengeti
8 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar Beach
14 Days Uganda’s Safari Highlights
Hippo-with-baby-murchison-falls-park 2
12 Days Uganda Primates and Wildlife Safari
7 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration & Diani Beach Safari
6 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

Why Book With Us?

  • Customized travel
  • Accredited
  • Passionate Guides
  • Comfortable Vehicles
  • Intimate Lodges
  • Responsible travel

Got a Question?

Don’t hesitate to give us a call or write us. We are an expert team and we excited you.

Mob: +256 782 477992
Tel: +256 392 176513

info [at] kagerasafaris.com

We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

  • Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy