Enjoy Gorilla tours and Nyiragongo hike while on this Mikeno Package. It includes three night stays in Virunga National Park with one night at the summit and two nights at Kibumba tented camp.
It starts and ends at Kigali International Airport. You have to arrive in Kigali a day before and transfer up to Gisenyi for a night 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 – keep time, be there at 11:15am. At the office, tourists will receive their Gorilla trek and Nyiragongo hike permit, after transported to Kibumba.
Day2: Gorilla Trekking Experience
After breakfast at Kibumba Tented Camp in the morning, you will head to the starting point to meet the Ranger guides for a briefing before the gorilla trek.
The treks usually takes about 2-3 hours depending on where the Gorilla family you are tracing for spent the last night. After locating them, you are allowed to be with them for only one hour. After you will walk back to the Camp for lunch and relaxation.
Day3: Nyiragongo Hike.
Very early in the morning at 8:15am tourists are transported to Kibati Ranger post, the meeting point for a scenic journey to the top of Nyiragongo. Guests are first briefed and get all requirements. Later the Journey starts and you will be at the summit in the evening. It is about six to seven hours trek.
Day4: Descend Back.
Early morning after a night stay, you will start to descend back to Kibati. Average time for descending is four hours. Once at the bottom, guests are transported back to Goma border for a transfer back to Kigali.
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.