*Please note: Virunga National Park in DRC has been closed since March 2020. We hope it will reopen in 2023 but in the event the closure is extended then we will offer an alternative.
Vast rainforests and gorilla trekking are just the tip of the iceberg in the East African countries of Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These three nations boast everything beautiful about Africa. Mountainous scenery, stunning lakes, and an abundance of flora and fauna are but a few of the things that make these three countries worth a visit.
This three-country tour first stops in Burundi. Of the many experiences that await you is Bujumbura Hippo Nature Reserve, where you will see many hippos floating around the river that snakes through the reserve, as well as other wildlife. Rwanda will bring even more beauty with a full day at Lake Kivu near Gisenyi. The D.R.C. is the final leg of this unforgettable tour. The great Virunga National Park is the crown jewel of the Congo rainforest. You will trek to see the rare mountain gorillas among the mountains and rainforests in Virunga—these siblings to humanity are found in only three countries.
For those who can't get enough of Virunga, we have an extension of the tour. You will climb the Nyiragongo Volcano. En route from the camp, you will be dropped off at the base of the volcano, where you'll be met by the team and given your gear pack.
East Africa is rife with adventures, gorilla trekking, friendly people, and pristine wilderness. If you're ready for the experience of your lifetime, book one of our biannual trips today!
Our current upcoming group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.
Our combined tour of Burundi, Rwanda and DRC runs twice a year.
Advance visa is required for Burundi for which we provide support paperwork. Rwanda is an e-visa for most nationalities whilst we arrange visa on arrival for DRC.
We offer an optional day extension in DRC to climb Nyiragongo volcano.
This tour is priced at £1,965 per person. Rooms are on a twin basis. Volcano extension starts at £490.
Single supplement is priced at £345 or we can allocate someone for you to share with (subject to availability).
Deposit required to confirm your booking is £350.
Please note that although we only run tours to areas we feel we can keep our clients safe, the British FCO advises against all travel to Virunga and all but essential travel to Goma and the areas of Burundi we will visit.
We research the security of our destinations highly and safety is a priority for us, however, we advise you to do your own research as well to ensure you are comfortable with your trip.
Please note these travel warnings may also affect travel insurance for these regions, please contact us for advice on this. For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, click here