If you want to explore what Virunga has to offer, this is the best package for you. It includes one night at Bukima tented camp, three night at Mikeno Lodge, two Gorilla treks in Virunga and one night at the top of Nyiragongo. This customized package departs Goma at 11:00am on Monday and Wednesday.
On arrival you meet our guide at Kigali airport. Start the drive from this aviation ground to Gisenyi for a night stay.
Early in the morning at 10:00am cross border and ensure to check in at Virunga office by 11:00am.
At the office, staff will provide you with the two Gorilla and one Nyiragongo hike permit you must present before the trek.
After check-in, you transfer to Mikeno lodge in Rumangabo. Check in at the lodge for lunch, relaxation, explore nearby natural trials or you can do some bird watching if you love birds.
Early in the morning after breakfast at Mikeno, you transfer to Bukima ranger post for a short briefing about Gorilla Trek. Later you start the Journey to the Jungle in search for the Gorillas.
After locating them, you are allowed to be in their presence for only one hour and after return to the lodge for relaxation or explore beautiful parts in Bukima.
Next day you will do a second Gorilla trek visiting another Gorilla family and after return to Bukima for Lunch. Later you will be transferred to Mikeno Lodge. In the afternoon, you are free to explore more of the captivating area near Mikeno Lodge.
After two consecutive days of trekking the Gorillas, this day is reserved for relaxation at the Mikeno Lodge as you get prepared for the strenuous Nyiragongo hike.
Have breakfast in the morning and later transfer to Kibati ranger post for the briefing before the hike.
On arrival, you are briefed and advised to hire a porter. Then the Journey to the top starts – it is arduous but rewarding once you reach the top.
Early in the morning, you pack all your belongings and start the Journey back to Kibati.
From Kibati, Virunga transports you to Goma border to meet your driver guide on Rwanda side for a drive back to Kigali. End of Safari.