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3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano and Gorillas Budget Tracking, Congo

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 4 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Democratic Republic of the Congo   Rwanda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   Volcano Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 950 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1100 US Dollar (USD)

This tour to climb Nyiragongo volcano and Track Mountaing Gorillas in Virunga national Park start and ends in Goma, Congo Discovery safaris is one of the few tour operators who offers well organized and hassle free tours to DR Congo with a professional English speaking tour leaders! This short tour will take you to kibati where you will climb the famous active Nyiragongo volcano to see the world’s largest lava lake, also go to track Mounatin gorillas in Virunga National park.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Virunga National Park.

Early in the morning at 5:30 am, you will depart from Goma and Drive up to the Virunga national park station where you will be briefed about the dos and don’ts while you are with the Gorillas. After the briefing, you proceed for the memorable adventure of gorilla tracking. This rather strenuous but unforgettable adventure will take you through thick and muddy environment, and may take you 2-4 hours to locate the amazing apes, depending on their movements. After a maximum period of one hour with the Gorillas, you descend to the headquarters where the driver will transfer you to Goma for Dinner and overnight. Main Destination: Virunga National Park; Accommodation: Bungwe Guest House (Budget hotel); Meals and Drinks: All Meals Included + Drinking water (Other drinks not included).

Day 2: Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking.

After your breakfast, you will move from the hotel, and do some shopping in the supermarket before transferring to Kibati Village where you start you hiking experience. The hike starts at 10 am and arrive at the top in the late in the afternoon. This will take you 5-8 hours, with enroute view of some animals and birds along the trail. Admire the lava lake all evening, before retiring in the your shelter on the rim of the giant crater high above the active lake. The climb up to and down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and often in hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy and not excessively steep. Main Destination: Mount Nyiragongo; Accommodation: Virunga Shekter; Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Nyiragongo; Meals and Drinks: All meals included + Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Back From The Nyiragongo Volcano.

After your picnic breakfast at the top of the volcano, descend down to Kibati village, which may take you 4-5 hours. Your driver will then transfer you to Goma or in Gisenyi, Rwanda. Main Destination: Goma; Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour); Meals and Drinks: Breakfast (Lunch and dinner not included); Drinking water (Other drinks not included); End of tour (See Getting There for more details).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
-Park fees (For non-residents)
-Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
-All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
-All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
-A professional driver/guide
-All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
-All Taxes/VAT
-Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
-Drinking water (On all days)

Price Excludes:
-International flights (From/to home)
-Roundtrip airport transfer
-Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
-Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
-Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
-Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
-Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

About This Supplier
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2017

Founded in 2013 by Barack Nari and his wife Noella Muhire, This is a private limited company offering a wide variety of custom designed, tailored adventure safaris and Eco tours that match any budget throughout Congo DRC, Rwanda and Uganda for Missionaries, Tourists, Adventure seekers, Organized groups, Schools/...

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