It is so nice to visit destinations rich in history and wonderful wildlife. Kahuzi-Biega National Park is one of them and this 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo safari to the park rewards one an unforgettable encounter of lowland Gorillas found only here. See detailed Congo safaris itinerary below.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bukavu town
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport for your 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo tour, our expert guide will welcome you, and conduct a pre-tour briefing about the whole three days’ experience before proceeding to Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The journey is approximately 5-6 hours from Kigali, however if time allows, you will visit the local market and the memorable burial ground of those who innocently died during the genocide.
Drive to the south west of Rwanda, passing via the historical capital of Huye and Nyanza where you will visit the national museum, the Inyambo cows, ethnographic museum and so many other cultural attractions as well as the evergreen vegetation along the highway. Upon arrival in Bukavu, check into the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Low-land Gorilla Trekking and visit the Lwiro primate rehabilitation center
Upon a very delicious early morning breakfast on day 2 of your 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo tour, you will drive to Kahuzi-Biega National Park for an ultimate Gorilla trekking experience. This exercise commences with an early morning pre-trekking briefing at 7:30am for about 30 minutes, the park rangers will be telling you how to conduct yourself while in the jungle with these primates.
By 8:00am you are ready to go and embark on a 2-8 hour depending on your fitness, speed, weather as well as how far the primates have moved, with one-hour allowance given to you to observe, learn and enjoy the presence of mountain gorillas; just carry a good professional camera to capture all the memories.
After the trekking activity, enjoy a very delicious meal as you relax. In the afternoon, you will drive to Lwiro where you find the scientific research center built by the Belgians in 1947. You will encounter chimpanzees, museum and snakes in the cages and many more surprises. Upon your satisfaction, drive back and retire at you lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Return to Kigali city
Let the sun rays wake you up to a very sweet hefty breakfast in a very relaxed environment. After, check-out of the lodge and drive to Kigali passing through Nyanza for yet another cultural encounter in case you missed out on the firs transfer. Enjoy cultural performances from various cultural groups and have a delicious lunch. Afterwards, proceed with your journey to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.
End of 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo tour.
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