Embrace Gorilla tours and Nyiragongo hiking while on this Mikeno Package. It includes three complete night stay in Virunga National Park with one night at the summit and two nights in Kibumba tented camp.
It starts and ends at Kigali International Airport. You will arrive in Kigali a day before and transfer up to Gisenyi for an overnight stay.
Day1: Cross Grande Barriere border
Early in the morning transfer up to Goma border and ensure that you cross by 10:30am. Check in at Virunga office – you have to keep time be there at 11:15am. At the office, tourists will receive their Gorilla trek and Nyiragongo hike permit and after transported to Kibumba.
Day2: Gorilla Trekking Experience
After an early breakfast at Kibumba Tented Camp, you will head to the starting point to meet their Ranger guides for a briefing before the gorilla trek.
The treks usually last for about 2-3 hours depending on the location of the Gorilla family you are tracing for. After locating them, you are allowed to be in their presence for only one hour. After you will trek back to the Camp for lunch, and relaxation after some good moments of a lifetime.
Day3: Nyiragongo Hike.
Early in the morning at 8:15am tourists are transported to Kibati Ranger post, the starting point for a rewarding journey to the top of Nyiragongo. Guests are first briefed, hire porters and get all necessities. Later the Journey starts and you will be at the summit in the evening. It takes about six to seven hours.
Day4: Descend Back.
In the early morning after an overnight stay, you will start to descent back to Kibati. Average descent time is four hours. Once at the bottom, guests are transported back to Goma border for drop-off.
This package includes.
- Ground transportation from Kigali and back Kigali
- 2 nights’ stay at Kibumba Tented Camp
- Gorilla trek permit
- One-night stay on Nyiragongo
- Nyiragongo trek permit
- DR Congo Tourist Visa
- Nyiragongo Back Pack
- En-route meals
- Porter fees.
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance.
- Luxury Drinks.