Kahuzi Biega National Park
Kahuzi Biega National Park

Lowland Gorilla trekking and Mount Nyiragongo HikeKahuzi Biega national park is one of the largest national parks in Congo that is famous destination to the eastern lowland gorillas and offers the best magical lowland gorilla trekking safari experience in the African wilderness. The eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega are calm, beautiful, gentle and the juveniles are extremely exciting when you meet them thus they are worthy a visit on a holiday safari in Africa. There are about 12 eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park although only five families have been habituated for gorilla tourism and they are open to visitors throughout year. To encounter with the eastern lowland gorilla, travelers are require to  have a valid gorilla trekking permit that costs 400 USD per person and travelers are allowed to meet the lowland gorilla families for only one hour.

Besides the eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega national park, travelers will get an opportunity to meet with the wildlife animals such as the antelopes, the buffaloes, the forest elephants, plus other primates like baboons, chimpanzees as well as the monkeys. These supplement the lowland gorilla trekking magical lifetime experience as travelers will encounter with them while trekking for the lowland gorilla family in the park.

Lowland gorilla trekking in the Kahuzi Biega national park exposes travelers to the two active volcano mountains with in the park such as Mount. Biega and Mount. Kahuzi, which offer great alternatives activities to explore after the gorilla trekking adventure such as mountain hiking. A hike to mount Kahuzi Biega gives travelers amazing and beautiful scenic views of Lake Kivu and Bukavu town of the DR-Congo.

Ideally after exploring and enjoying the fascinating and rewarding activities in Kahuzi Biega national park, travelers can as well as customize their lowland gorilla trekking safari with a visit to mountain Nyiragongo.

Nyiragongo is one of the largest and beautiful active volcanoes in the world that is situated in Virunga national park which is famous destination for the endangered mountain gorillas in Congo.

Mountain Nyiragongo has a potential strato volcano that is close to Lake Kivu in the western arm of the rift valley which borders DR.Congo and the eastern region of bordering Rwanda. Nyiragongo is known for largest active lava lake that is situated at the summit of the mountain and it is approximately 60 feet high plus a sided cinder cone at the base. The mountain blessed with magical interesting history of about 34 eruptions that have been happening over many years which have ruined lives of over 1000 of people in Goma and the nearby areas, other people have been left homeless.

Mountain Nyiragongo offers exception activities that travelers can enjoy and one of them is mountain hiking. A hike to mountain Nyiragongo offers an insight to a traveler to encounter with the gorgeous lava lake that is situated within the heart of the mountain at the tip. The will offer rewarding and humbling experience of lave lake bubbling which will be clearly observed in the night hours when the sky’s glows red due to the lava thus presenting an astounding beauty of the Nyiragongo mountain. It is important to note that the hike to Nyiragongo takes a proximate of about 5 hours to access the top of the summit (top) and when you are the top of the mountain you will enjoy gigantic views of mountain Virunga, Goma town among other surroundings areas.

If you would like to explore mountain Nyiragongo from Kahuzi Biega national park, fell free to contact adventure in the wild safari that will assist to tailor design you lowland gorilla trekking experience with the Nyiragongo visit.

Lowland Gorilla trekking and Mount Nyiragongo Hike