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Gorilla Safari Tours in Congo

Located in the region of Central Africa, the destination Congo is noted to be one of the still authentic African wilderness landscapes and an ideal hub to explore nature at its best.
Congo which was formerly called Belgian Congo and Zaire shares her geographical boundaries with South Sudan and Central African Republic to the North, Congo Republic to the North West, Angola in the South West, Atlantic Ocean to the West, Zambia in the South and bordered in the East by Rwanda, Burundi Uganda presenting a rich extension for East African Safaris and tours.

Democratic Republic of Congo stands as the Africa’s second largest country and as the eleventh on the global scale. It is inhabited by 79 million people becoming the 4th on African concentrated country in Africa and 19th in the world. Kinshasa is the main capital city of Congo but the country has got a range of other Big towns namely; Mbuji-Mayi, Lubumbashi, Kisangani, Kananga, Bukavu, Kolwezi, Tshikapa, Likasi, Kikwit, Goma, Uvira, Mbandaka, Bunia and Matadi which act as destinations as well as the Congo Safari start and end points.

The abundant natural resources mark the back bone of Democratic Republic of Congo including great deal of Gold, Copper, Timber and Diamond among others. The incredible biodiversity is well re-known world over ranging from Great Primate Species like Mountain Gorillas thriving in Virunga National Park, Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Chimpanzees and Bonobos with this known to thrive nowhere else in the world.

Congo is also blessed with the unique species of Okapi animal which features the stripped markings similar to Zebra but closely related to Giraffes known to be endemic to only this part of the world. Besides the Okapi, the destination Congo is also blessed by African Elephant, African Buffalo, African Golden Cat, African civet, African golden wolf, African rock Python, Black Mamba, Banded Mongoose, Common Eland, Kordofan Giraffe, Grant’s Zebra which combine to make the safaris and tours in Congo memorable.

The physical geography of Congo is a wonder of its own. The range of features like River Congo standing as the Africa’s second longest after Nile River covers a distance of 4,700km and is only second to Amazon in terms of discharge. Besides the Congo River, the destination Congo features magical Volcanic Mountains like Nyiragongo – with the world’s largest and violent lava lake and Nyamulagira most active volcano in Africa not forgetting Rwenzori Mountains with snow capped peaks.  

National Parks in Congo

Virunga National Park

Positioned to the East of Democratic Republic of Congo, Virunga National Park is one of the world’s bio hotspots and a world heritage site standing as the oldest park on the continent of Africa.

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Kahuzi Biega National Park

Kahuzi Biega National Park positioned in the South Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo was declared a World Heritage Site by United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1980 largely because of its population of Eastern Lowland Gorillas.

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3 Days Nyiragongo Mountain Hiking Safari in Congo

Standing at an elevation of 3,470m above sea level, Nyiragongo Volcano is part of the Great Virunga massif that comprises of eight Volcanic Mountains.

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3 Days Congo Eastern Lowland Gorilla Safari

3 Days Congo Eastern Low land Gorilla Safari offers an encounter with the largest remaining section of the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in the world thriving in Kahuzi Biega National Park

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3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari

3 Days Congo Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari is short Mountain Gorilla Safari package that allows you to explore these World’s critically endangered species

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5 Days Gorilla Safari in Congo & Nyiragongo Volcano Climbing

5 Days Gorilla Safari in Congo & Nyiragongo Volcano Climbing is blend of Primate watching and Adventure.

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