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3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo’s Kahuzi-Biega National Park

This 3 days lowland gorilla trekking in the Democratic Republic of Congo will take you to the most amazing and interesting places and it will probably link you to the most amazing primate apes which are third to the human that share 96% of DNA with humans after chimpanzees. Lowland gorillas are believed to only be found in Kahuzi-began national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the whole of Africa. This safari will contain several stopovers for different occasions like taking photos, good spot views and having your lunch. Hopefully, this short safari will provide memorable moments and experiences.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Kigali and drive Bukavu

Depending on the agreed location, our well-behaved driver guide will warmly welcome you and take you through the briefing about the safari and start your journey. As you immediately start your drive heading to DRC you will be impressed by the beauty of Rwanda, its hills and mountains and how clean the country is. Your stopover will be in Bukavu town for your picnic lunch thereafter, proceed with the journey to check in with the booked lodge and prepare for the next activity as the lowland gorillas trekking.

Day 2.: Lowland gorilla trekking, optional activity

Lowland gorillas are only found in Kahuzi-Biega national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo therefore, after your delicious breakfast you will drive directly to the park offices for the briefing about the field narrated by the ranger guide then after setting off into the jungle in search for these amazing great apes the lowland gorillas. You are provided with only one hour to be spent in the presence of these primates as you learn their behaviors take photos and have fun with them. Embark on your journey to the lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon you can opt to have a nature walk around the park and take a chance to sport other primates you would have missed during the trekking, beautiful bird species, plants and other interesting things of nature. Or you can decide to do a community walk and visit Bukavu and Mbayo tea estates. After a retreat to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3: Retreat to Kigali

After arising from your warm bed, you will have your well-prepared breakfast and check out with the lodge then drive heading back to Kigali. You will have your lunch en-route before getting to the heart of Rwanda “Kigali”. If time grants, you can have a short city tour around Kigali and visit different wondering places or any craft shop and buy some souvenirs to take home for remembrance. After your safari driver’s guide will drop you at the lodge or airport depending on the agreed location and mark it the end of your 3 days safari to DRC.

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