3 days Tchegera Island Retreat in Congo


Take part in this Congo safari to Tchegera Island. This Congo safari allows tourists to enjoy a relaxed safari by spending two nights at the Tchegera Island tented camp. Tchegera Island is a U-shaped caldera with a beautiful hotel where you will spend the nights as part of your safari package.

Tchegera Island is a tranquil spot, and you can visit the resort on this black sand island by boat from Bolengo port. Enjoy the fresh wind on this island, which is located on one of Africa’s deepest lakes, Lake Kivu.

This safari begins and finishes in Kigali and may be booked any day of the week throughout the year. It may also be replenished throughout any safari in the Virunga National Park. Enjoy the island’s attractions or simply relax before your trip to the next location.

Highlights for 3 Days Tchegera Island Retreat in Congo.

Day 1: Pick up and boat transfer to Tchegera Island

Day 2: Day and night at Tchegera Island

Day 3: Leave Tchegera and connect back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary for Tchegera Island Retreat in Congo

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali/ Goma and head to Tchegera Island

Your driving guide will meet you at the agreed-upon pick-up location in Kigali or Goma and will accompany you on your Congo safari for the following days. You will exchange pleasantries before beginning your 5-hour car trip from Kigali to Goma.

As part of your Kigali city trip, you may visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Grounds and the Kimironko market, as well as enjoy an enroute lunch before continuing to the Goma Gisenyi border, where you will check in with the Virunga office at the Grande Barrier crossing facility. You will then connect to Bolengo, where you will board a boat bound for Tchegera Island.

This is a 30-minute trip, so you will be able to check in at the luxury resort on time. Check in and unwind. Spend the remainder of the day at the lodge resting and settling in as you wait for supper. Dinner and overnight accommodations will be provided by the exquisite Tchegera Island Tented Camp.

Day 2: Day and night at Tchegera Island

Get up whenever you want and connect for breakfast. After breakfast, you will connect for any island activity you are interested in, such as a tropical nature stroll on the island’s virgin paths, kayaking, paddle boarding, taking on a kayaking adventure, or even snorkeling if you choose.

You will eat a picnic lunch at the hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing while waiting for supper to be served. You will spend the second night at the Tchegera Island Tented Camp.

Day 3: Leave Tchegera and connect back to Kigali

Wake up on this lovely island, eager to connect with your next trip. You will eat breakfast at the hotel and arrange your items for check-out. Your driving guide will be waiting for you at the Bolengo port to take you to your next destination.

If you are interested, you may join a Goma city tour to witness the effects of Mount Nyiragongo on the region as well as how the city has gradually recovered from the rubble. Pass via a few cultural landmarks before connecting to leave the nation.

When you are ready, you will travel to Kigali via the Grande Barrier border, stop for lunch in Musanze, and end the safari in Kigali. If you did not complete the Kigali city tour on Day 1, you may do so on this day. End of safari!

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  • Pick up and drop off in Kigali
  • Meals on Full board basis
  • Accommodation as in itinerary
  • Boat transfer to Island
  • Driver guide
  • Picnic lunch at the Tchegera Island
  • Island activities like kayaking, nature walks, paddle boarding
  • Bottled water
  • DR Congo tourist visa


  • Items of personal nature like porters, laundry, tips, insurance
  • Flights
  • Optional activities not in itinerary.

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