Overview

Day 1 – ARRIVAL + DRIVE TO CONGO DRC (150kms / 3hrs)

Arrive and be met at Kigali International Airport before by Midday and drive to Rwanda / Congo (DRC) border - Grande Barriére (La Corniche ) with lunch en-route. Your Congo entry visa will be ready at Rwanda’s Migration office with our Congo DRC Rep for a fast clearance before the border closes at 6PM. Proceed on to Goma City for an overnight at your Hotel.

Day 2 – GORILLA TRACKING IN CONGO’s VIRUNGA NP (about 90kms / 2hrs drive to Park)

After an early breakfast depart for Parc National des Virunga and on to the starting point of your Mountain gorilla tracking experience. After completing our park formalities, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. Return to your Hotel for lunch, dinner and overnight

Day 3 – MOUNT NYIRAGONGO HIKE (about 40kms / 1hr drive to head trail)

After an early breakfast; today is real adventure where you spend a day on active Nyiragongo hike. The trek includes a walk through lush forest and lava fields with a steep incline near the top, and includes an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim. The stunning views both day and night make this an unforgettable experience. Later stay for overnight in tents at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake. CRATER BANDAS – Ready Food and Water are included in the rates below. Things to bring for Nyiragongo Hiking - Sleeping Bag, Change of dry clothes, Rain gear, Good walking shoes, Warm Clothes (sweater, jacket) it is cold up the rim. Sun cream, warm Hat, Torch, Camera and any other personal toiletries

Day 4 – MOUNT NYIRAGONGO DESCEND

After breakfast descend by 0700 hrs. arriving at the trail head and return back proceed Continue back to Goma City and time allowing enjoy Goma City tour before checking in for lunch, dinner and overnight at your Goma Hotel. Day 5 – BOAT TRANSFER TO BUKAVU (2.5hrs Boat Transfer) After an early breakfast, catch a 0700hrs Speed-Boat at the shores of Lake Kivu for a 2.5hrs transfer to the southern part of Lake Kivu, Bukavu town. Proceed on to your Hotel / Lodge for lunch then later dinner and overnight.

Day 6 – LOWLAND GORILLA TRACKING IN KAHUZI-BIEGA NP

After an early breakfast, drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park for the Eastern Lowland gorillas tracking; one of the last nature reserves that features Gorillas in the lowland that are slightly bigger than the Mountain Gorillas. Spend 1hr watching at thereafter drive back to your Hotel/Lodge for overnight on bed and breakfast basis.

Day 7 – DEPARTURE (150kms / 3hrs)

After breakfast be transferred back to Rwanda via 1st Rusizi border point, thereafter drive back to Kigali Airport for departure.