Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Visiting Africa is the best memorable vacation if you put Democratic Republic of Congo as the first priority on your bucket list of destinations to visit on your lifetime African Vacation.

Democratic Republic of Congo is located in the Central part of Africa bordering Central African Republic and South Sudan in the North, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania in the East, Zambia and Angola in the South and Congo Brazzaville in the West.

It is situated with different touristic features comprising of big thick impenetrable forests which include tropical rain forest, bamboo forests and more Volcanic mountains like mountain Nyiragongo, sightseeing which include national parks, sanctuaries and game reserves, swampy areas and Rift Valleys.

It has its two major National Parks which include Virunga National Park popularly known for the shy endangered Mountain Gorillas and Kahuzi Biega National Park popularly known for the Lowland Gorillas. Other Primates in Democratic Republic of Congo include Black & White Colobus Monkeys, Blue Monkeys; Red tailed Monkeys, Vervets, Baboons, Owls and more.

The best way of reaching Democratic Republic of Congo is by landing in Rwanda at Kigali airport and transfer up to Goma border; the reason for this is that Democratic Republic of Congo has poor air transport means which is due to the past civil wars which affected the entire economy.

Transferring from Kigali airport is done by driver from Eco Tours Rwanda using a stable safari jeep up to Goma border where you will be required to clear with the customs by presenting your Congo tourist Visa, Valid passport plus the yellow fever vaccination card, from Goma border you will be transferred by the Virunga safari jeeps up to your hotel of residence.


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