5 Days Congo Safari is an incredible encounter with the Mountain Gorilla trekking with Dina Tours and Travel ,the safari starts from Kigali through Gisenyi and cross over to Congo via Goma border of Congo and Rwanda, return to Rwanda and thereafter transfer to Volcanoes National park where Mountain Gorilla trekking takes place.
Trek either the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National park in Rwanda and Virunga National park in Democratic Republican of Congo.
Mount Nyiragongo is recognized as one of the World’s greatest wonder of active Volcano which is situated in the Eastern part of Congo with magnificent views of bubbling lava which is observed at a distance.
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Kivu
Early Morning after breakfast our guide will pick you from your hotel or area of resident to be transferred to Gisenyi. Lake Kivu enjoys a boat ride to Nyamirundi Coffee Island have a chance to learn how coffee is processed and consumed in a cup.
Meal Plan: Dinner
Accommodation: Kivu Serena Hotel, Paradise Malahide
Day 2: Transfer to Congo for Hiking Mount Nyiragongo
Early Morning after breakfast our guide will drive you to Rwanda, Congo border at Goma and after transfer to Kibatsi Village, this is the starting point of Nyiragongo mountain Hiking. The hike takes 4-6 hours this depends on how faster you are while hiking, enjoy Dinner and overnight at the top of the shelters.
Day 3: Descend the Volcano and transfer to Volcanoes National park.
Early Morning you will descend from Volcanoes, the guides will be waiting to drive you back to Goma by Midday. Cross over to Rwanda and drive back to Volcanoes National Park.
There is another option of trekking Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National park.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mikeno lodge, Bukima Lodge.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking
Early Morning after breakfast our guide will pick you up from the lodge have your packed lunch and then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing about the rules and regulations with the mountain Gorillas.
It’s an incredible encounter in the forest as you have chance of spotting a number of wild mammals, bird life species, tree species, geckos, reptiles and many more.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Accommodation: Muhabura Guest House, Hotel La Palme, Mountain Gorilla View lodge.
Day 5: Golden Monkey trekking or Dian Fossey
Hike to Dian Fossey, graveyard/tombs
Golden Monkey tracking
Ibyiwacu Culture village.