3 Day Gorilla Safari in Congo, Gorilla Trekking Tours

Adventure starts right from Uganda via Kisoro to Congo. Virunga Park consists of five gorilla groups. Close to 20 persons can track at Djomba and the other 20 to Bukima. Therefore over 40 people can track the gorillas on daily basis in Congo. Guests that will track gorillas in Congo will have a night in Kisoro. Visas are approved and received the day prior to your travel. The next day you are ready to set off for the adventurous journey to Congo.

Day 1: Our Gorilla Safari to Congo Begins
Have an early morning breakfast and drive off to Kisoro situated in the southwestern part of Uganda. The first stop over is made at Buganda Royal Drum Makers and the next at the Equator to take pictures and visit the craft shops. You can purchase a souvenir that will remind you of a wonderful safari in Uganda-Cong. Continue to Mbabara and see the Ankole cattle, coffe plantations and the beautiful hills of the Kigezi that are called the Switzerland of Africa. You will actually see hills covered with mist and the ever green vegetation. Lunch is en route.Kisoro is accessible through the rain tropical forest of Uganda, Congo as well as Rwanda. As you drive, you will see the Volcanoes and the foothills of Muhavura. Have dinner and overnight at
Budget: Virunga Hotel
Midrange: Kisoro Tourist Hotel
Luxury: Kisoro Traveller’s Rest Hotel

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Congo
Right after breakfast, leave for Virunga National Park for gorilla tracking. Before that, we get an orientation from the park’s rangers and off to the mysterious rain tropical forest for tracking the habituated Mountain gorillas. The hiking will be thrilling as you meet other primates, birds, flora and fauna and others before meeting gorillas. Getting an up close view at the great Mountain gorillas will be adventurous; you will see them do their daily routine work, playing, resting and the mothers feeding their young ones. The whole encounter is breathtaking; you will take over one hour of taking pictures and observing them in their natural setting. You are kindly asked to take packed lunch along with water because the journey is tiresome. Some level of physical fitness is required to enable you see the gorillas. Dinner and overnight at,
Budget: Virunga Hotel
Midrange: Kisoro Tourist Hotel
Luxury: Kisoro Traveller’s Rest Hotel

Whichever accommodation you decide to take up, you will enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 3:  The Gorilla Tour to Congo comes to an end
Wake early morning for breakfast and drive off to Kampala. Have lunch in Mbarara and drive off, we arrive in the late afternoon. Check in to your hotel and if you have a flight, proceed to Entebbe Airport.