3 Days Lowland Gorilla Trekking
3 Days Congo Lowland gorilla tour taking client to visit the closest relatives of the mountain gorillas residing in the lowland area of Khauzi Biega National park of Congo located in the Bukavu province.Lowland gorilla trekking usually starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda.
Day 1: Transfer to Khauzi Beiga National Park – Congo
Upon rising, enjoy your breakfast and get ready for a road trip to Bukavu province, Congo via the Cyangungu border; en route visit the Butare national museum and King’s palace in Nyanza among others. In the afternoon, have lunch and proceed with your road trip to Bukavu through Nyungwe Tropical Rainforest National Park. . Dine and rest at Orchid safari Lodge(Luxury/Mid Range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Day 2: Trekking for the Lowland Gorillas
After breakfast, report to the park offices where you will be briefed on the dos and donts while tracking for these amazing creatures.The lowland gorillas, unlike the mountain gorillas;reside in large families and are larger in size.Tracking for these is not as strenuous as it’s for the mountain gorillas since they reside within low land forest.Once located, enjoy their presence and after this encounter, return to the starting point.
In the afternoon, head for a guided nature walk through the Khauzi Biega visiting; the Tshibati waterfalls, Bukavu town, the research center and tea plantations. Dine and rest at Orchid safari Lodge(Luxury/Mid range)/Hotel Horizon (Budget).
Day 3: Return to Kigali
Have breakfast and get ready for your transfer to Kigali, Rwanda for a drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.