Congo Safaris – Gorilla Trekking, Wildlife Tours & Mountain Hiking
Book Congo safaris at a very good price with us. We arrange exciting trips through this African country throughout the year. The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the gifted countries when it comes to nature. Its one of Africa’s best travel destinations with a lot to offer to tourists. Although the country faces security issues in some parts, the government has enable tourism to take place without any security threats by ensuring that all travel destinations in the country are well protected by the army. Most of the parts of Congo as you read this has been stabilized and its safe to visit on a Congo safaris adventure.
One of the outstanding activities Congo safaris has to offer is gorilla trekking in Virunga national park. While on a Congo gorilla safari, one can trek mountain gorillas and lowland gorillas in Virunga national park.
Congo Tour – Things/activities to do on a Congo Safaris
Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park
Birding in the various birding destinations
Wildlife safaris – Game drive in national parks
Boat rides on Lake Kivu and River Congo
Mountain Hiking – Mount Nyamuragira
Wildlife tour to Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Places to Visit on a Congo safaris trip
Virunga National Park
Also known as Parc National des Virunga, Virunga national park is the oldest park in Africa. Its found on the boarder of Congo with Rwanda and Uganda. Its known for being home to mountain gorillas. Gorilla tours in Congo run to this park and this explains why Virunga is the most visited park in DR Congo. Apart from gorilla trekking, there are other adventure activities to enjoy on a visit to Virunga national park like birding, hiking mount Nyiragongo, nature walks and a cultural visit to the neighboring villages. You may like this 3 days Congo gorilla safari.
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Located in the south of Lake Kivu, Kahuzi-Biega is one the best travel destinations in DR Congo. Its a home to lowland gorillas and its known for lowland gorilla trekking tours. The park was named after mountains Kahuzi and Biega. Apart from gorillas, one can enjoy wildlife viewing on a visit to Kahuzi-Biega like antelopes, elephants, chimpanzees and more.
Other places to visit on a Congo safaris tour include; Garamba National Park, Salonga National Park, mount Nyiragongo Volcano and more.
We have compiled a list of some safari packages to Congo with combined gorilla trekking in Virunga and other activities like wildlife tours to Congo. Check out some of them and select the best to suit your travel plans.
Frequently Asked Questions about Congo Safaris
What is the best time to book a Congo Safaris?
Although its always perfect time to book a Congo safari, there are times when its best to visit this country for an adventure. This is during the dry seasons (June to September and December to February). During this period, the roads to the various national parks in Congo are in better shape unlike in wet seasons when they are muddy and slippery.
Is it safe to Visit Congo 2022/2023?
Yes! As Silverback Gorilla Safaris team, we can reliably inform you that its safe to book a safari to Congo this year. We are currently taking in bookings for this year and next year. We can guarantee you 100% safety on your trip to Congo.
How much does a safari to Congo cost?
Do you want to travel to Congo? Then you need to have a budget to cover your expenses while on a Congo adventure. The cost of a safari to Congo is not fixed as it changes with the various factors namely; the number of days of the safari, number of people on the tour, lodging category and many more.
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