3 Days (Budget) Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Tour 2023
3 Days (Budget) Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Tour leads to Kahuzi Biega National Park for Lowland Gorilla Trek. 3 Days (Budget) Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Tour is your ultimate safari to do in the DR Congo.
Trip Overview of the 3 Days (Budget) Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 1: Transfer fro Kigali to DR Congo’s Bukavu Town
Day 2: Eastern Lowland Gorilla trek in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Day 3: Depart to Kigali
Detailed Itinerary of the 3 Days (Budget) Congo Lowland Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali Rwanda to Bukavu DR Congo
You arrive at Kigali International Airport where a driver guide meets you and transfers you to traverse the Rwanda Uganda border to wards Bunagana Border where you clear the crossing documents. After a while enter into DR Congo to Goma Town then Bukavu and Kahuzi Biega National Park. Lunch is en-route and after a while you get to the park and check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. L’Orchids Safari Club
Day 2: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trek in Kahuzi Biega
Early Morning breakfast at 6:30 am then transfer to the park headquarters for short briefing on conduct around the Eastern Lowland Gorillas then after in allocated groups of 8 with a park ranger, enter the forest to trek the Eastern Lowland Gorillas for 3-5 hours in the thick green forest vegetation. After a while along the trails in the forest, you shall meet the Gorillas and stay in their presence taking photos to keep. After trekking the Gorillas return to lodge for Dinner and Overnight. L’Orchids Safari Club
Day 3: Depart to Kigali Rwanda
Early morning breakfast then depart to Kigali via the Uganda Rwanda border to Kigali International Airport to board flight back home.
- Ground transportation in 4×4 Safari Jeep
- Accommodation and meals as per the travel Plan
- Eastern Lowland Gorilla permits
- En-route lunch
- Congo Tourists Visa
- Experienced English speaking Guide
- Air fare
- Travel Visa
- Luxury drinks/alcoholic
- laundry Services
- tips to local guides
- porter fee while trekking
- personal insurance
- personal shopping bills
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How much is a Gorilla Tour in Uganda and Rwanda?
The Gorilla Trekking Tour cost differs and includes other expenditures like accommodation, Trekking Permit. In Uganda, the Gorilla Trekking Permit costs US $700 per person to Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga where as in Rwanda, the trekking Permit costs US $1500 per person to Volcanoes National Park.
A budget 3 Days Bwindi/ Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Tour costs around US $1,400 per person where as a 3 Days luxury Gorilla trekking Tour costs US $3,000 per person interested in trekking the rare species of Mountain Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat.
In Rwanda, a cheap Gorilla Trek costs you US $2500 per person and a Luxury Gorilla Trek costs you US $5500 per person when interested in watching the amazing Mountain Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat at Volcanoes National Park.
Is Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?
Gorilla Trekking is a very adventurous encounter to do in Uganda at Bwindi Forest National Park, Mgahinga National Park as well as Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park as this offers you an opportunity to stay in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas taking photos to keep about your unique gorilla Trekking adventure in the thick forest vegetation habitat of Bwindi Forest National Par, Mgahinga National Park and Volcanoes National Park.
Gorilla Trekking is worth the money as the adventure offers you an opportunity to watch and stay in the presence of the Gorillas for an hour after trekking and searching for them in the green forest vegetation habitat for 3-5 hours.
How much does it cost to trek Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda?
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda is done at Volcanoes National Park and the Gorilla trekking adventure is done with a valid Gorilla Trekking Permit which costs US $1500 per person. The Gorilla Trekking Permit is obtained through contacting the Rwanda Development Board to give you one or through contacting an authentic Tour Operator Agency to book the permits on your behalf before your date of arrival.
Is Uganda or Rwanda better for Gorilla Trekking?
Uganda or Rwanda being the Best for Gorilla Trekking depends on the tastes and preferences of the travelers interested in watching the Gorillas in their natural forest vegetation habitat.
In Uganda Gorilla Trekking is done in Bwindi Forest National Park which is very thick and challenging to hike through as you search for the Mountain Gorillas hence offering an adventure that is difficult and worth at the end as you stay and watch the Mountain Gorillas for an hour taking many photos to keep.
Mgahinga National Park and Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda) offer you a Gorilla Trekking Adventure that is alike as you trek the majestic Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours in the green forest vegetation with bamboo that is not dense hence the Best if you are looking for clear photography of the Mountain Gorillas as they enjoy their natural habitat.
So if you are looking for a challenging hike Bwindi Forest Uganda is your place where s if you are looking for clear photography, Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga National Park are your destinations.
You should put inti consideration that the Gorilla Trekking Permit in Rwanda is US $1500 per person and in Uganda is US $700 per person interested in trekking the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda and Uganda.
What is the best time to watch the Gorillas?
Gorilla Trekking can be done anytime around the year although the Best Time to trek the Mountain Gorillas is between the two dry seasons of December to February then June and August.