A three-hour drive northwest of the country will lead you to Goma, the famous city of DR Congo’s Eastern Province. After clearing with Immigration, you’ll be driven to your hotel.
Time allowing, you will go on a short tour of Goma City. You will see the old cathedral that was ruined by the 2002 volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo and also enjoy cultural encounters with the people of Goma.
You’ll later return to your hotel for dinner and overnight ahead of tomorrow’s gorilla trekking adventure in Africa’s oldest national park.
Distance from Kigali to Goma:3 hours
Hotel options: Goma Serena Hotel