3 Days Virunga Gorilla tour

3 Days Congo silverback gorilla tour take place in Virunga national park, which is the DR Congo section of the Virunga massif region also shared by Mgahinga national park, the Ugandan section and Volcanoes national park, the Rwandan section. Get a wonderful chance to watch mountain gorillas up-close at the most affordable rates still existing as compared to gorilla permit rates of Rwanda and Uganda.

Much more affordable, Congo gorilla permits cost $450 Per Person and should be booked at least 3 months in advance to secure your dates.


Day 1: Start off with a Kigali city tour to the Gisozi genocide memorial site – Transfer to Gisenyi

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Day 3: Drive Back to Kigali – Departure


Day 1: Pickup from Kigali – Transfer to Gisenyi
The tour starts with pickup from Kigali, depending on your pickup time, you will have a Kigali city tour to he genocide memorial site. Have lunch and drive to Gisenyi Lake kivu where ou will have dinner and overnight at Paradise Malahide / Gorillas Hotel (midrange), Lake Kivu serena hotel (luxury)

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Congo
Have a cup of coffee at your hotel and drive to Virunga park offices to find briefing orientation for mountain gorilla trekking in Virunga national park. You will be split into groups of 8 tourists and embark on your gorilla tour to meet your habituated gorilla family. Once your hour with the gorillas is done, meet your guide back at the tracking point.
Dinner and overnight at Ihusi Hotel (midrange) and Mikeno lodge / Bukima tented camp (luxury)

Day 3: Drive Back to Kigali – Departure
Wakeup at leisure today enjoying the beautiful hotel, have breakfast and later be ready to drive back via Goma to Gisenyi.
Drive back to Kigali with a drop off at either your hotel or the airport.

End of Tour


Tour inclusions
– Gorilla permits
– The Congo tourist Visa @ $100 Per Person
– All Accommodations according to Itinerary
– 4*4 Safari Vehicle
– English speaking guide
– Drinking water
– Transportation

Tour Exclusion
– Air tickets
– Flights
– Visa ad visa fees
– Items of personal nature
– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
– Tips through the tour


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