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3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari

Overview of the Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari   

3 Days Congo Eastern Low land Gorilla Safari offers an encounter with the largest remaining section of the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in the world thriving in Kahuzi Biega National Park. The Eastern Lowland Gorillas are considered the largest of all gorilla sub species marked by stocky body, short muzzle and large hands.   The Safari takes you to the South Kivu Province where the park is located and the nearest largest town is Bukavu. The 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorillas commence and end in Kigali supplemented by sightseeing of the Rwandan countryside including cultural sites of Nyanza and Butare to the south of Rwanda.

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Day 1 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Drive from Kigali to Bukavu – Congo

Day 2 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Do Eastern Lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi – Biega National Park in DR Congo

Day 3 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Transfer back to Kigali

Day 1 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Drive from Kigali to Bukavu – Congo

From your place of stay in Kigali after breakfast, connect on the drive to Kahuzi Biega National Park driving through the Southern Province of Rwanda with magical hill side scenery. A stop will be made at Nyanza Palace to explore the heritage of the ancient Royal Monarchy of Rwanda. The site offers remarkable sights of traditional architectural hut named Rukaari, the Inyambo cows with their beautiful long horns and the Intore dancers that offer a very exciting performance. Proceed to make a lunch stop in Butare and then transfer to Bukavu Congo crossing via the Cyangungu border post arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Luxury / Midrange: Orchid Safari Lodge

Budget: Hotel Horizon

Day 2 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Do Eastern Lowland gorilla trekking in Kahuzi – Biega National Park in DR Congo

Following breakfast, you set off for the adventure Eastern Lowland Gorilla Tracking in the dense forest of Kahuzi Biega National Park. The Eastern Lowland Gorillas are considered the largest of all gorilla sub species marked by stocky body, short muzzle and large hands. This offers an opportunity to explore these gorilla sub species which are different from the commonly encountered Mountain Gorillas. The trek to the Eastern Lowland gorillas lasts about four (4) hours in the company of the park staff. In the afternoon, you undertake a sightseeing tour to Tshibati Falls. Retire for relaxation and overnight

Accommodation

Luxury / Midrange: Orchid Safari Lodge

Budget: Hotel Horizon

Day 3 of the 3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari: Transfer back to Kigali

Following breakfast, you set off on the drive to Kigali Rwanda making a stop in Butare to visit the National Museum of Rwanda with over 100,000 artefacts detailing the heritage and history of Rwanda. Proceed to Kigali to mark the end of the tour

End of the 3 Days Lowland Gorilla Safari in Congo

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