Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo
This 3 Day Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari to the Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with vivid memories of the apes’ presence and vocalization. It is a meticulously planned bundle that includes everything awesome you can think of, including the vehicle, tour guide, lodging, meals, scenery, and events, among other things.
You will track the massive lowland gorillas, appreciate the cool wind growing from the slopes of Mount Kahuzi and Mount Biega, visit Kibati waterfalls, and take in the breathtaking scenery.
As opposed to their mountain and western riverine relatives, lowland gorillas have a greater body size and a higher population density. The three-day Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari begins and finishes at Kigali International Airport.
Safari in Depth
Day 1: Pick-up and move to the Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Our company representative will be ready from the start, greeting you at the airport with a warm smile and then moving on to update you on all of the thrilling moments of this 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking Congo Safari.
Following that, he will drive for 5-6 hours to Lake Kivu for lunch and a short boat trip before crossing the beautiful Cyangugu boundary, where you will rest for passport review and visa.
This drive is really smooth and enjoyable, with plenty of beautiful scenery to look at and locals to smile at. You will arrive in the evening and check into your lodge for dinner and a nap.
Day 2: Gorilla monitoring in the lowlands and a visit to the Kibati waterfalls
After finishing the last drop of tea in your cup, go to the park’s headquarters for a pre-trek session with some of the park’s extremely experienced rangers who will clarify the dos and don’ts when monitoring these incredible animals, check your tracking records, and assign you to a gorilla family to track.
Following the briefing at 8:00 a.m., the hiking begins, with park rangers and security guards in control for about 1-7 hours, plus one hour for you to carefully observe the animals’ unusual habits, pose questions, and take as many pictures as you can.
Following that, you can return to the lodge for some refreshments, accompanied by a delicious lunch before driving to Kibati waterfalls for spectacular views, relaxing, and photography. After that, our driver-guide will take us to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Departure – Nyanza Museum and Butare City
You will have a delicious cup of coffee in the morning before checking out of the lodge for a 4-5 hour drive to Kigali international airport or your place of residence, with an en-route stopover at the Nyanza museum for some historical insights into Rwanda culture and political framework.
You will have a delicious en-route lunch in Butare town before continuing on to the airport for your flight to your next stop.
End of a three-day Congo safari to see lowland gorillas.