3 Days Kahuzi-Biega Gorilla Trekking Congo

3 Days Kahuzi-Biega Gorilla Trekking Congo

The tour takes you to tour Kahuzi-began National park that harbours the low land gorillas and a world heritage site in the D.R. Congo. These gorillas (low land apes) are different from the mountain gorillas in terms of appearance and weight.

Other areas that are covered in this tour are the local markets, Rwanda genocide memorial centre, craft market among others. The tour involves you to tour two countries that is Rwanda which is the start and endpoint in Kigali and DR Congo.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up from Kigali and transfer to the town of Bukavu

A driver-guide will meet you at the hotel restaurant or airport and take a short Kigali city tour to the local markets and genocide memorial centre full of Rwanda history about genocide memorial centre.

Travel to Bukavu a city in eastern DR Congo and it is part of the ancient territory of Bushi kingdom and its situated adjacent the park that harbour the low land gorillas known as Kahuzi-Biega NP other attractions found in this park are primates (eastern chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, olive baboons, grey cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkeys), alexander’s bush squirrels, bush elephants, buffaloes among others.

Day 2: Low land Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi- Biega N/P

Head to Tshivanga where the headquarters of the park are situated after enjoying a well spiced breakfast for a short briefing. This will help you to trek the gorillas in a comfortable environment without inconveniences.

This park has only two gorilla families and you will be assigned to only one and briefing takes 30 minutes’ maximum and you will be told about what to put on or have while carrying out this activity.

An hour will be granted to you after locating the Low land giants will be allowed to you but remember, you can take 3-4 hours for the whole trekking activity. Depart to your accommodation for mid lunch.

Day 3: Depart to Kigali city

Hit the road back to Kigali via Cyangugu border after a relaxed breakfast in the morning. The scenic journey will make you have stopovers at Butare museum, Nyanza king’s palace among others. Reach Kigali and visit the local craft markets and much more. Be dropped to the airport in the evening to mark the end of the trip.