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3-Day DRC Lowland Gorilla Trekking via Burundi


Embark on an unforgettable journey through Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi in a single trip. Experience a 3-day Congo (DRC) lowland gorilla trekking adventure starting from Bujumbura, Burundi, to Kahuzi Biega National Park. Brussels Airlines offers flights to Bujumbura, and visas for Burundi are conveniently obtained upon arrival. Upon reaching the Rwandan land border, acquire a multiple entry visa, enabling multiple entries, while a single entry visa for Congo (DRC) can also be obtained upon arrival.
Experience:Lowland gorillas, Kahuzi Biega National Park, Chimpazees, kigali


Day 1: Bujumbura, Burundi - Bukavu, Kahuzi Biega National Park Congo (Drc) thru Rwanda

Following an early morning breakfast, your driver guide will greet you at your hotel in Bujumbura, Burundi, ready to commence the journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo via Rwanda. Today's adventure involves crossing two international borders at Ruhwa & Rusizi, marking transitions from Burundi to Rwanda and then Rwanda to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Upon arrival at the hotel, enjoy an afternoon lunch and relax by Lake Kivu in preparation for the lowland gorilla trekking experience the following day.

Accommodation: Nediva  |  Meals: Lunch - Dinner

Day 2: : Lowland Gorilla Trekking at Kahuzi Biega National Park - DRC

After an early morning breakfast, we'll transfer to Tshivanga, the headquarters of Kahuzi Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ahead of the lowland Gorilla Trekking adventure. Upon arrival, the park warden will provide an introduction to lowland gorilla facts and comparisons with other gorilla subspecies. Following this, we'll join a team of rangers and trackers to drive closer to the starting point of the hiking trails to encounter the gorillas. Gorilla trekking duration varies from 2 to 8 hours depending on the gorillas' movements. Once we find them, we'll have the privilege to spend 2 hours observing them. After this memorable experience, we'll travel back to Bukavu for an overnight stay at Nediva Bed & Breakfast.

Accommodation: Nediva Bed & Breakfast  |  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch - Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla trekking at Kahuzi Biega Kahuzi Biega National Park

After enjoying a morning breakfast, we'll begin our journey through Rwanda and onwards to Bujumbura, Burundi, marking the end of our Democratic Republic of Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking adventure via Burundi. Upon arrival in Bujumbura, your driver guide will drop you off at your planned hotel or at the airport for your outbound flight back home.

Accommodation: on Request  |  Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Price Per Person

Start dates Solo1 room 2 people1 room 3 people2 room 4 people2 room 5 people3 room 6 people3 room
Jan 1 - Dec 31 $1,554 $1,257 $1,108 $1,009 $990 $970

Price Included

  • Park fee

  • Gorilla permits

  • Chimpanzee permit

  • All accommodation

  • All activities

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation
  • Meals
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Price Excludes

  • International flights

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Tips

  • Personal items

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

What to bring

  • Walking boots for the forest.

  • Sunscreen is recommended.

  • Insect repellant is advisable.

  • Binoculars are always useful, especially when booking the Hot Air Balloon Safari

  • Heavy and light clothes.

  • Power Bank

  • Camera

Safari / Tour Particulars

3 days - 2 nights

Price Per Person: (2pax)
A 60% deposit is due upon booking this Safari

Rwanda & Uganda

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