Under this gorilla safari,you will tour the Democratic republic of Congo another home to the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa.Both has both lowland and mountain gorillas where lowland gorillas are found in Kahuzi Biege national park and the critically endangered mountain gorillas are found in virunga national park.
Day 1:Arrival in Kigali-Rwanda
Pick up from Kanombe international airport in Kigali.Early arrival will yield an option of Kigali city tour and the surrounding areas.Then proceed to hotel des Mille Collines for dinner and overnight.Meals are based on B/B.
Day 2:Transfer to Bukavu- DR Congo.
Wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast then you will be picked up by the driver and proceed southwards to Cyangugu border on the way to Bukavu in DR Congo.Enroute,visit the national museum of Rwanda at Butare,the king’s palace at Nyanza and Rwanda genocide memorial site.Have a stop over for lunch and continue on the scenic view journey to Bukavu through the tropical forest of Nyungwe national park not forgetting the clear view of lake Kivu.Reach in the evening for dinner and overnight at coco lodge[luxury],Orchid safari lodge[mid range]or hotel horizon[budget].Meals are on F/B basis.
Day 3: Lowland Gorilla tracking tour in Kahuzi Biege
Rise up very early in the morning and have breakfast and embark on the memorable adventure of tracking the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biege national park.This exercise though tiresome but worthy it due to the amazing attributes of this kind of gorillas.This tracking takes between 1-4 hours and there after enjoy nature walks in the Kahuzi Biege park and also visit Tshibati waterfalls.Then visit Bukavu town,Mbayo tea plantations,the research center and the surrounding traditional homes.Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.Meals here are based on H/B.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali
Wake up not so early and after a relaxed breakfast, drive back to Kigali crossing through Cyangugu border.Reach Kigali late in the afternoon and bid bye bye to the memorable safari.