Rwandan Safaris

Rwandan Safaris

3 days Tchegera Island Retreat

3 days Tchegera Island Retreat are available as a standalone Virunga safari package, but they can also be included at the end of any Virunga safari package. A popular gorilla home, the Virunga national park is located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

You can choose from a wide variety of safaris in the Virunga National Park.

Mountain gorilla trekking is available in the Virunga national park, as is hiking up the active volcano, Mount Nyiragongo, chimpanzee habituation, safaris, and an island retreat on Tchegera Island.

The Tchegera Island is a black sand island that is shaped in the shape of a U. Guests visit the island for relaxation and to enjoy the cool breeze of Lake Kivu.

In addition to snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, nature walks, picnics, and other island activities, guests can also opt to relax at the resort on Tchegera Island.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1: Goma-Bolengo (Boat transfer)
  • Day 2: Tchegera Island Retreat
  • Day 3: Transfer back to Bolengo

Trip Description

Day 1: Goma-Bolengo (Boat transfer)

Depending on your location in Goma or even Kigali, the driver guide will pick you up for the three-day Tchegera Island Retreat.

Upon arrival at the Bolengo port, you will find the speed boat departing for the Tchegera Island. The speed boat ride takes approximately 30 minutes, and you will arrive at the resort in time for lunch.

After your luxurious lunch, you will settle into your hotel room. On Tchegera Island, there is a luxury resort called Tchegera Island Retreat, where you will be staying for the next few nights.

Day 2: Tchegera Island Retreat

During this day, you will be able to enjoy the resort and take part in some island activities such as snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, nature walks, picnics, or simply relax at the resort.

3 days Tchegera Island Retreat

Tchegera Island

Enjoy a picnic lunch on this day and spend the evening on the terrace reading a book or watching the sunset.

The island occasionally hosts a blue monkey, which you may be lucky enough to observe. You will spend your second night at the Tchegera Island Retreat

Day 3: Transfer back to Bolengo

Enjoy a delicious breakfast on your last morning at the resort. Upon finishing breakfast, you will pack your belongings so that you can board the speedboat for the return trip to Goma. At Bolengo port, you may choose to be dropped off in Goma or to drive further to Kigali and be dropped off there.

End of 3 days Tchegera Island Retreat Congo Saafari

Trip Quote to includes

  • 4WD Safari vehicle with fuel
  • Full time English/ French speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Tchegera Island stay
  • Boat transfer to and from Bolengo
  • DR Congo tourist visa

Trip quote to excludes

  • International flights
  • Other visa fees
  • PCR Covid test
  • Optional activities not indicated
  • Personal needs like insurance, medicines, airtime, laundry, tips, porter fees etc

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