Congo Gorilla Safari - 3 Days Gorilla Trek in Congo DRC, Virunga Gorilla Trekking




The 3 Day Gorilla trek tour  in Congo, trekking Virunga gorillas starts from Kigali in Rwanda to Goma at DR Congo border. It is approximately a 4 hours drive to the border.


From Goma to Bukima in Rumangabo, the park headquarters, it takes 2 to 3 hours on a rough pot-holed road. Gorilla treks in this park require 1 to 2 hours hiking towards any direction depending on where the gorillas spent the previous night and altitude levels.


Gorilla trekking permit costs $400 per foreign adult and Congo Visa is $100.

  • Day 1: Depart from Rwanda (Kigali), drive to Goma (Rwanda-DRC Border) and cross the border.

  • Day 2: Virunga gorilla trek, tracking gorillas in  Virunga National Park, Congo

  • Day 3: Depart back to Kigali


  • Visit the rare white Rhinos of Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

  • The Murchison Falls National Park in search of the big five.

  • Tracking the infamous Chimpanzees in Kibale National Park.

  • Tree-climbing lions of Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

  • Golden Monkey tracking in Kisoro’s Mgahinga National Park.


  • January to March: Hot and dry, an excellent time of year to be on safari in Uganda.

  • April and May: Uganda’s long rainy season when many camps are closed. Rains tend to be in the morning and late afternoon.

  • June to September: Temperatures climb rapidly and this is a fantastic time of year for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

  • October to December: Another great time of year to be on safari, you can get some rain in November but temperatures are favourable and conditions are ideal for game viewing.


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