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Lowland Gorillas Treks in Kahuzi Biega National Park

3 Days

Trip Info


These 3 days Eastern lowland gorillas treks start and end at the Rusizi Rwanda-DRC border. Kahuzi Biega National Park is home to a species of lowland gorillas that are different from the mountainous ones found in Virunga National Park. Both lowland and mountain gorillas are endangered.

The park is named after two dormant volcanoes, Mount Kahuzi and Mount Biega which are part of Mitumba mountains chain. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inscribed in 1980 for its unique biodiversity of rain-forest habitat and its eastern lowland gorillas.


Day 1 :

Meeting at Cyangugu boarder. Welcoming with our staff at the border. Assisted to clear with formalities. Crossing the border and check in at your hotel. Overnight in Bukavu.
Accommodation: Exodus Hotel (Budget), Nediva B&B hotel/Bergonias (Mid-range), Orchids Safari Lodge (Luxury).

After breakfast at your hotel, it is time to head to the Tshivanga Station where starts the lowland gorillas treks in Kahuzi-Biega National park. You’ll receive a short briefing about the lowland gorilla tracking. Following the briefing, you begin your journey along narrow jungle paths to meet the gorillas. The length of this hike depends on the location of the gorillas. Some days they can be 20-40 minute walk from the road into the Forest; other days it can take over an hour of walking to reach the Lowland gorillas as they are always on the move for the search of food.
After this lifetime experience, return to Bukavu. Overnight in Bukavu.
Accommodation: Exodus Hotel (Budget), Nediva B&B hotel/Bergonias (Mid-range), Orchids Safari Lodge (Luxury).

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you will be driven back to Rwanda crossing via Cyangugu border.
End of the tour!

Inclusions/ Exclusions


  • - Gorilla permit
  • - Drinking water
  • - All transportation
  • - Accommodation on BB basis
  • - DRC visa (After buying the Gorilla permit, we will start your visa process. It can take maximum 5days, minimum 3days. This is a special agreement between the park and the Ministry of internal affairs
  • - A professional driver/guide


  • - International/domestic flights
  • - Round-trip Kigali airport taxi transfer (We can organize it for you on request)
  • - Meals and drinks
  • - Optional tours (city tour).
  • - Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)
  • - Tips
  • - Other expenses


2 vehicles from 5pax
2 vehicles from 5pax
1pax (1room): 1650/PP


1pax (1room): 1815/PP


1pax (1room): 2475/PP


2 people (2rooms): 1210/PP


2 people (sharing rooms): 1345/PP


2 people (sharing rooms): 1625 /PP


3 people (3rooms): 1015/PP


3 people (sharing rooms): 1190/PP


3 people (sharing rooms): 1525 /PP


4 people (4rooms): 935/PP


4 people (sharing rooms): 1115/PP


4 people (sharing rooms): 1310 /PP


5 people (5rooms): 890/PP


5 people (sharing rooms): 1045/PP


5 people (sharing rooms): 1405 /PP


6 people (6rooms): 850/PP


6 people (sharing rooms): 990 /PP


6 people (sharing rooms): 1305 /PP


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Lowland Gorillas Treks in Kahuzi Biega National Park