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Gorilla trekking in the Congo

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Gorilla trekking in the Congo

I received the following message from Phillip Briggs' website:

Discounted gorilla permits for Virunga National Park, Congo

philipbriggs | May 6, 2011 at 8:09 am | Categories: DRC, Gorilla tracking, Kisoro, Mgahinga NP | URL: http://wp.me/pipz6-b8

Virunga National Park, on the opposite site of the Congolese border to Uganda's Mgahinga National Park, has just announced a half-price promotion on the gorilla and volcano treks for a limited time only. From 20 May - 5 June 2011 (17 days), you can visit the gorillas in Congo for $200, and for $100 make the 2-day trek to the Nyiragongo volcano rim to see our one-and-only boiling lava lake.

Transportation can be arranged through the park for an additional cost. The Bukima Patrol Post Tented Camp is a perfect place to stay overnight before visiting the gorillas. The price of $40 includes a simple dinner, and breakfast before beginning your trek.

Reserve a space on one or both treks by emailing tourism at gorilla.cd, or drop by the Virunga National Park tourism office in Goma. Payment must be confirmed at least 3 days before the trek or your reservation will be cancelled.

The US Dept of State Travel Warning for the DRC is here:

…state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_2198.html

You won't find me going there any time soon!

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50% Discount GORILLAS TRACK; NYIRAGONGO VOLCANO TOURS

Dear Traveller,

Green Hills Eco-Tours wishes to inform you that we have a promotion for a limited time only permits to the Virunga National Park will be sold at a special discount. The discount is valid for permits used from the 20th of May to the 5th of June 2011. Permits used before or after that period are sold at normal prices.400$ for Gorillas and 200$ volcano.

Price of discounted permits:

a. Gorillas: 200$

b. Volcano 100$

We shall be glad to provide any further information in case you should need its. Best wishes,

You May contact:

Green Hills Eco-Tours

Tel: +250 788 21 9495

RwandaCongoTours@gmail.com

You may Join us at :

Facebook: facebook.com/greenhillsecotours

http://gomaecotours.afrikblog.com/

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Found this forum! Thank you!

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