Day 1: Arrival
You will be met on arrival at Kigali Airport and drive to Rwanda / Congo (DRC) border – Grande Barriére (La Corniche ). Assisted to clear with customs and cross border entering the Democratic Republic of Congo. Proceed on to Goma or Virunga national Park for overnight at your Hotel/Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking In Virunga NP
After an early breakfast depart for Parc National des Virunga and on to the starting point of your gorilla tracking experience. After completing our park formalities, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 700 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. Return to your Hotel/Lodge for overnight .
Day 3: Mount Nyiragongo Hike
After an early breakfast; today is real adventure where you spend a day hiking the live volcano Nyiragongo. The trek includes a walk through lush forest and lava fields with a steep incline near the top, and includes an overnight stay in the Nyiragongo Crater Cabanas on the volcano rim. The stunning views both day and night make this an unforgettable experience. Later stay for overnight in tents at the rim of the giant crater high above the active lava lake. CRATER BANDAS – Ready Food and Water are included in the rates below.
Things to bring for Nyiragongo Hiking – Sleeping Bag, Change of dry clothes, Rain gear, Good walking shoes, Warm Clothes (sweater, jacket) it is cold up the rim. Sun cream, warm Hat, Torch, Camera and any other personal toiletries
Day 4: Mount Nyiragongo Descend + Depart
After breakfast descend by 0700 hrs arriving at the trail head before lunch. Continue back to Goma City for lunch. Thereafter be transferred back to Rwanda, Kigali Airport for departure.