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D.R. Congo Gorilla Tours, Safaris

Short Tours offered specifically in DRC Congo’s Virunga National park are focused on the Mountain Gorilla tracking, Chimpanzee Tracking and The Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking, however these tours can be combined with other wildlife and mountain gorilla safaris in Uganda or in Rwanda to make it complete long safari for travelers with enough time or just short tour for special Congo interested clients.

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Virunga National Park

Estern Congo Border With Uganda

The Virunga National Park, formerly named Albert National Park, is a 7,800-square-kilometre National Park that stretches from the Virunga Mountains in the South, to the Rwenzori Mountains in the North, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, bordering Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

Activities in Virunga National Park, DR Congo

Congo - Virunga Travel Plan

4 Days; Mountain gorilla tracking Virunga national park DR Congo

The trip will start either in Uganda or Rwanda’s Kigali city and lead you to Virunga national park, track the rare mountain gorilla, and bring you back to either Kampala in Uganda or Kigali in Rwanda.

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel

Upon arrival at the Airport, the tour guide will pick you and transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay

Day 2: Transfer to Virunga national park in DRCongo

On this day you will be picked from your hotel and driven to cross over to DR Congo’s Virunga national park, continue and check-in to your lodge for overnight.

Day 3: Mountain gorilla tracking adventure

After your morning breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters well prepared and dressed in tracking attire be briefed and then enter the forest and start your gorilla tracking adventure that is full of excitement . Afterwards you will return back to your lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Nyiragongo Volcano hike

As soon as you finished your breakfast, you will head to another adventure in the park, hike the Nyiragongo active volcano in the virunga region. Reasonable fitness is required for this activity. You will camp on top of the volcano; take many pictures the return back in the morning and proceed to the border to cross again to Rwanda. You will then drive to Kigali or any preferred place of stay as you end the trip.

 

When to Visit Virunga in Congo

Dry seasons Rains ease during the long dry (mid-May to September) and short dry (mid-December to mid-March).

June–July - Baby gorillas are named during the Kwita Izina ceremony.

The long rains Although often wet from mid-March to mid-May, travel is still possible.


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