Go Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

8 Days Rwanda Gorillas, Karisimbi & Nyiragongo Hike

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali Airport

You will be received by our safari guide / driver. Visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Museum and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Northern Rwanda, home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Deluxe)
OR Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

The day starts with an early breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the park headquarters. After getting assigned to a particular gorilla group, enter the sanctuary for a gorilla trek through the montane forest. Upon meeting the mountain gorillas, you have up to one hour to watch these great apes before retreating back to the park headquarters. In the afternoon visit the beautiful twin Lakes: of Burera & Ruhondo.

Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Deluxe)
OR Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 3: Hike Mt. Karisimbi

The hike up Mount Karisimbi starts early in the morning. Karisimbi is the highest of the Virunga volcanoes and the hike takes two days.

Day 4: Descend Mt. Karisimbi & Transfer to Gisenyi

Descend Mount Karisimbi. Our guide will drive you to Gisenyi near the Rwanda – Congo Boarder. Dinner and overnight at Lake kivu Serena Hotel (Luxury), Kivu Sun Hotel (Deluxe) OR Paradise Malahide (Budget)

Day 5: Cross the Rwanda Congo Border

After breakfast, clear the customs at the boarder crossing to Congo. You will have lunch in Goma, one of the most beautiful towns in Congo. Have a brief tour of Goma city Dinner and overnight at Ihusi

Day 6: Morning transfer to Mt. Nyiragongo

Today is the real adventure. You will spend a day hiking the live volcano Nyiragongo.The 4-5 hour hike through lush rain forest takes you to the spot where the volcano erupted in 2002. Overnight: Cabanas at the top of the volcano.

Day 7: Return to Goma for relaxation. Dinner and overnight at Ihusi Hotel

Day 8: Return to KigaliĀ  to catch up with your flight back home.

End of the trip