Virunga Adventures | Hiking the Ranges | Wild Life

There different Virunga Adventures in Virunga national park which include;

Gorilla trekking is the main activity trek the only left mountain Gorillas in the world. After the briefing at the park headquarters, meet the game ranger, have an encounter to experience the day to day life in the forest how they feed, groom, play and feed their young ones the trek takes about 3 hours to find them and your only allowed to spend one hour with the wild apes.

Nature walk is also done in Virunga national park where you trail various paths to spot of different species including trees, birds relaxing from the city noise and feel stress free as you hear different songs of birds well you follow another path in the Virunga national park like the Gorilla orphanage centre at Senkwekwe which is near the park head quarter were you will experience the 4 Gorillas that were saved by the game rangers during poaching.

Birding is another activity carried out in Virunga national park with various bird species which wake up as early as early as 5pm to sing songs which make you completely to come out of bed and hear the sounds of birds in their natural habitat it’s an amazing experience of different bird species including the Narrow tailed stiles, yellow billed barbet, toothed barbet, Madagascar scar bee eater, grey throated barbet, and many more.

Chimpanzee habituation in Virunga started in 2014 the trekking takes place as   early as 6am the time to prepare for the chimpanzee trekking where your to experience their day to day life although a guideline is set in order to advise visitors to cancel in case their sick with air born diseases like flue, cough, fever, diarrhoea   chimpanzees are extremely susceptible to human illness .before the chimpanzee trek you must pay for the chimpanzee permit.

Mount Nyiragongo hike to the  beautiful volcanoes which is  dusted at time with snow that features the world’s largest Lava Lake in the world.

it’s a home to animals including the chimpanzees, monkeys and bush bucks, the climb usually begins at 10am the trekkers.

This lava lake is recorded to have erupted in 1882 about 34 times with the near Nyamuragira which are both responsible for the 40% of Africa’s history of eruption.

Nyiragongo is covered in a land of 3,470 meters in the Virunga mountains north town of Goma and west park of Lake Kivu at the boarder of Rwanda the crate that contains the lava lake is about 2km wide.

Visit the Nyiragongo to have an experience of the lava lake in Africa.

There options of accommodation for those who would wish to stay for an overnight at the park.

Accommodation option |Lake Kivu hotel Tchegera Island | Tented camp | Bukima tented camp