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5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Mount Nyiragongo Hike

Book this 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari for a once in a lifetime experience. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mount Nyiragongo are top destinations you’ll very much have interest in when combining your safari in Uganda with DR Congo.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the best place for mountain gorilla trekking in the world whereas Mount Nyiragongo is one of the most dangerous mountains on earth. Combining these two destinations lets you accomplish two unique bucket list activities that very few have. Below is the detailed tour plan for this 5 days Bwindi and Bisoke hiking safari.

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your arrival in Kigali for your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. This drive takes approximately 4 and a half hours including the time you spend clearing with the customs at the border. Reach Bwindi, have dinner and rest.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

This is the day of your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari when you trek gorillas in the wilderness of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi begins with a short briefing session and ends with an ecstatic moment.

After briefing, you will enter the forest to search for your particular mountain gorilla family. When you find them, spend one full hour around them and after return to pick your respective mountain gorilla trekking certificates at the starting point.

Day 3: Transfer to Gisenyi in Rwanda

After an early morning breakfast in Bwindi on this day of your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari, you will transfer to Gisenyi in Rwanda. You will spend the rest of the day relaxing at your accommodation facility. In the evening, you could go for a walk around Gisenyi Town.

Day 4: Ascend Mount Nyiragongo

On this fourth day of your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari , you will have an extremely early breakfast meal and cross over to DR Congo and head to Kibati Patrol Post for a briefing session and after ascend Mount Nyiragongo.

It will take you between 5 – 7 hours to reach the summit of Mount Nyiragongo. This time includes regular refreshing stops. You will spend a night at the summit shelter cabins as you have a good view of the most dangerous mountain in Africa.

Day 5: Descend Mount Nyiragongo & Departure

On this day of your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari , you will descend the mountain. You will find your tour guide waiting for you at the starting point from where you will transfer back to Kigali in Rwanda to mark the end of your 5 days Bwindi & Nyiragongo hiking safari.


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