4 Days DJ Congo Primates Low land gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega NP

Destination: Congo

This is one of our primate tours. Kahuzi Biega National Park located 50Kms West of Bukavu town near the Rwandan Border. Listed as UNESCO world Heritage site, the park is home to the endangered eastern Low Land gorillas or gorilla gorilla graueri. Eco-Tourism activities started in 1973 as the first gorilla tracking in the world.



Day 1
Kigali
On arrival at Kigali International Airport you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to the hotel for overnight, Flame Tree Village Hotel / The Manor Hotel / Cozy Safari Lodge. BB
After breakfast drive to the South Western side of Rwanda, on the shores of Lake Kivu. Lunch en route in a restaurant. Stop overs can be made in Butare and other panoramic sites. Arrive in the late afternoon to the border between Rwanda and Congo Democratic Republic near Cyangugu. You pass the border and have the dinner and overnight in Bukavu at Lodge Coco. Full Board
After early breakfast, drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park for the Eastern Low land gorillas trekking. This park, about 600 sq km, is where the first gorilla tourism was started in the 70th. At the moment there are three habituated families of gorillas and the trekking is a real experience of a Congolese jungle. Bring with you the packed lunch from the hotel as well as be prepared with trekking gear. In the afternoon drive back to Bukavu and proceed to Rwanda, fir dinner and overnight at Emeraude Kivu Resort. Full Board
After breakfast you will drive back to Kigali. As you proceed, a stopover is made in Nyanza, that in the past was the political capital and it hosts the antique Royal palace, entirely renovated for the visitors, displaying original items and pieces of history of the Mwami, the king. Lunch en route. Arrive in Kigali for transfer to Kigali International Airport. Half Board

Please contact us to get flight itinerary for this package.


The price includes:

  • Entrance fees
  • Low land gorilla permits in Kahuzi Biega National Park
  • Ground transportation 4x4 land cruiser
  • Full board accommodation
  • Airport transfers



Accomodation

Flame Tree Village

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