Overview

DAYS 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. The Congo entry visa will be ready for you 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)

After an early breakfast depart for Parc National des Virunga and on to the starting point of your gorilla tracking experience. After completing our park formalities, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking Congo 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)

After an early breakfast; followed by adventurous hike to the active Nyiragongo Crater. 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 + Depart

After breakfast descend by 0700 hrs. arriving at the trail head and return back proceed on to Rwanda border and cross back to Rwanda for a transfer back to Kigali Airport for departure.