For this Bukima Package, you will trek the Gorillas and Hike Nyiragongo Mountain. It includes one night stay at the top of the Volcano, one night at Mikeno lodge and one night at Bukima camp. It departs from Goma at 11:00am usually on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Day1: Cross Goma border.
Wake up early in the morning such that you cross the border at 10:00am and check-in at the Virunga offices by 11:00am.This office is located in Goma border post building opposite passport control room.
Here you are issued with the Gorilla trek and Nyiragongo permit, after you are transported up to Bukima tented camp. When you reach Bukima camp, you will be served with lunch and after you are free to relax.
Day2: Gorilla Trek in Virunga.
Early in the morning after breakfast meet the ranger guides at Bukima Ranger post. A briefing is first conducted and after the trekking starts in a group.
You will wander in the Jungle for some good time until you discover their location. One hour is allowed in their presence and after return to Bukima camp where you are transported from up to Mikeno Lodge for some relaxation, later in the evening you can do other activities like bird watching, visit the Swekwenkwe orphanage center and more.
Day3: Nyiragongo Volcano Hike
Early in the morning at 8:15am tourists are transported to Kibati Ranger post, the starting point for a rewarding journey to the top of Nyiragongo. Guests are first briefed, hire porters and get all necessities. Later the Journey starts and you will be at the summit in the evening. It takes about six to seven hours.
Day4: Descend back to Kibati
After one night at the top, next day is for descending back. Transfer up to Goma border for the drive back to Kigali. And this will be the end of your 4 days Bukima Package.
The Package includes:
- Gorilla Permit
- Airport Pick and Drop
- Two nights at Mikeno Lodge
- One night at the top of Nyiragongo.
- All ground transportation in DR Congo.
- DR Congo Tourist Visa.
- Porter fees
- Personal Expenses
- Travel Insurance
- Luxury Drinks.