Trek lowland gorillas in Congo – 3 Days tour starting form Kigali crossing the Cyangugu boarder entering Congo to see gorillas in Kahuzi Biega Natitional Park and return back to Rwanda for departure
Day 1: Pick Up – Transfer to Bukavu – DR Congo
Wake up early for breakfast, Our tour guide will pick you from your hotel and set off southwards to cross Cyangugu boarder on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo. You will have an en route stop in Butare, where you will visit the national museum of Rwanda, the king’s palace in Nyanza, and the Rwanda genocide memorial site. After lunch, continue on a scenic journey to Bukavu with wonderful views of the hills in Rwanda through the tropical forest of Nyungwe National park and a clear view of Lake Kivu.
Dinner and overnight at CoCo Lodge (Luxury)/Orchid safari Lodge (Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Day 2: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biega – DR Congo
Gorilla tracking in Congo is carriedout in Kahuzi Biega national park. Early in the morning report to the park headquarters for a briefing about the rules during tracking gorillas. You will head for the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park. Tacking lowland Gorillas is very amazing, lowland Gorillas differ from the mountain gorillas, the lowland gorillas are bigger in size, usually takes 1-4 hours tracking the lowland Gorillas. The lowland Gorillas stay in bigger families as compared to mountain gorillas; you will not regret the safari effort once you meet the amazing Gorillas! After tracking, you will go for a nature walk in the Kahuzi Biega park and visit Tshibati waterfalls, visit bukavu town, Mbayo tea plantations, the research centre and the surrounding traditional homes. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali crossing via Cyangugu border. Reach Kigali late in the afternoon for drop off at hotel or airport.
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