Gorilla Tours In Virunga National Park
Democratic Republic of Congo is among the gorilla trekking destinations in Africa where gorilla tours and safari do take place in the mighty Virunga national park. DR Congo is naturally endowed with both mountain gorillas and the Eastern lowland gorillas that can be spotted in Virunga and Kahuzi Biega national parks respectively.
The mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park are big in size and can be visited all year-round. Democratic Republic of Congo offers the cheapest gorilla tracking permit at US $400 per person per trek if compared to Uganda and Rwanda.
Travelers looking for a gorilla trekking tours and safaris in DR Congo can either fly into Kigali international airport Rwanda and transfer to Goma via Gisenyi by road or book a flight with Ethiopian airlines to Goma airport in DR Congo; later connect to the park by road.
Gorilla trekking tours in Virunga National Park DR Congo can be done in groups or privately; therefore, feel to check with us the best package that suits your travel preference. For those looking at spending more hours with the mountain gorillas in Virunga national park, you are advised to book double gorilla tracking in Virunga national park.
Virunga national park in DR Congo has two sectors where gorilla tours are carried from that I to say; Rumangabo sector and the Bukima sector.
All gorilla tours in Virunga start from Bukima Ranger post with a quick briefing before heading to the jungle to meet the gentle giant primates of the park. Tracking mountain gorillas takes about 1-3 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla family. Therefore, we always recommend visitors to pack sturdy hiking shoes, garden gloves, long sleeved shirts, trousers and some energy giving snacks.
Travelers staying at either Mikeno Lodge or Bukima Tented Camp have a chance of visiting the Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage Centre in the evening or relax at the lodge after a lifetime primate encounter.
We have put together a number of professionally designed gorilla trekking tours in DR Congo for you to choose from and contact us for booking or inquiry.
3 Days gorilla trekking tour in the Democratic Republic of Congo takes you to Virunga national park to visit mountain gorillas in the jungle. This is a short trip that
4 Days Congo gorilla tour and Nyiragongo hiking is designed for travelers looking for a hike to Nyiragongo volcano and meeting the mountain gorillas of Virunga national park. This trip
5 Days Virunga mountain gorillas and lowland gorilla tour is among the most selling safari package in Democratic Republic of Congo that takes you to Virunga national park and Kahuzi