3 Days gorilla tracking safari in Congo
Itinerary : 3 Days Congo Gorilla Tracking Safari through Uganda
This three days Congo Gorilla Tracking Safari will start in Uganda or Rwanda upon your choice, where you will transfer to Virunga National park in Democratic republic of Congo via Uganda’s boarder. The park has five families of gorillas with three groups most tracked. Below is the detailed itinerary.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Kisoro boarder town in Uganda
you will be picked by the driver/guide from your doorstep and transfer to Kisoro on Uganda boarder, if your tour starts in Kigali the you through a scenic view of beautiful Rwanda’s rolling hills passing via Ruhengeri in northern part of Rwanda and continuing to Kyanika boarder. And if you choose to start in Uganda. You may have guided nature walk, visit the natural, beautiful-looking Lake Mutanda, surrounded by the volcanoes; take a walk on the shores. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge, Camp or similar.
Day 2: Congo Gorilla tracking in Virunga National Park.
Transfer to the Bunagana boarder with Congo, then from there drive to the Park Headquarters to be briefed about gorilla tracking dos and don’ts before setting off into the forest to track gorillas in Parc National des Virunga of Congo for the incredible experience. In the course of searching for the Mountain Gorillas, you will be exposed to excellent birding and primates such as the Golden Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Black and White colobus monkey, and giant forest hogs among others. You will stay with these beautiful primates for one hour for observation and photography. Gorilla tracking through the forest, hills and swamps can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest. But coming face to face with the great primates is well worth the effort. Return to Kisoro in Uganda. Dinner and overnight at Travellers Rest Hotel.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali.
After your relaxed breakfast, set off for Kigali in Rwanda or Kampala in Uganda. End of the safari