The Tchegera package
The Tchegera package is a stand-alone tour that can be added to either the Nyiragongo or Mikeno Mist packages for visitors interested to relax and enjoy the beach after the challenging adventure excursions in the Virunga national park. You can stay as many nights as you can at the island with Tchegera Tented Camp.
Tchegera Tented Camp is located on the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Kivu, to be particular, on Tchegera Island which is famous for its distinct crescent shape. On clear nights, the island offers remarkable views of the active Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira volcanoes. The two highest Virunga volcanoes of Mikeno and Karisimbi can also be spotted from the island as well as sweeping landscapes of Lake Kivu and its surroundings.
A number of tourism activities can be done from Tchegera island such as paddle boarding and kayaking, bird watching and nature walks & snorkeling in the clear waters of Lake Kivu.
The weather in Tchegera Island is relatively warm during the evening and fair at night. During the day, temperature range from 75°F / 23°C to 80 °F / 26°C however during the wet season, the temperatures can drop by 10 degrees.
Well, let us look at a sample itinerary for 2 Days tour to Tchegera Island. The Tchegera package is a fantastic holiday for leisure travelers and honeymooners and it basically focuses on relaxing boat cruise trip to the island. This package has daily departures from Kituku port.
Tour Highlights of The Tchegera package
1-hour boat cruise
Enjoy sun sets at Tchegera Island
Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Tchegera Island
Pick up and drive to Kituku port to board a boat to the Island. Enjoy the great sceneries during your journey and arrival at Tchegera Island camp on time for lunch. You will be warmly welcomed by professional waiters and waitress with a cold glass of juice, relax and check in to your room. You may take a nature walk to the Island or remain at the camp to relax and enjoy and check into one of the 10 cottages on the island. After lunch, you may opt to spend the evening relaxing and enjoying the breezes of beach. Get dinner and enjoy the camp fire set up by the lodge to warm your body.
Day 2: Depart from Tchegera Island back to Goma
Wake up in the morning to catch up with the sunrise and enjoy your last moments at the Tchegera Island with a cup of hot coffee and later take a boat ride to the main land. This is a 1hours cruise. Meet your guide and drive to Goma for drop off. If you have time, you may some souvenirs to commemorate your visit to DR Congo
Included in this package:
Full board accommodation at Tchegera Island camp
Transport to and from the Island
Activities at the Island
Excluded in this package:
Gratuities and anything of a personal nature
RD Congo visa.