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Gorilla Trekking in Congo

Safari in Congo

Safari in Congo had been a concern one should sacrifice him or her self to Visit Virunga National Park, with the great development in Eastern Congo, we can say that its safe for a safari in Congo, let it be for gorilla trekking in Congo, hiking the active mountain Nyiragongo, and hiking Rwenzori mountain, Mount Nyamuragira Congo still counted as a country you must visit and considering it in your bucket list.

Safari in Congo
Safari in Congo

Everything You Need To Know About Safari in Congo

Those planning to trek mountain gorillas in Congo, Virunga national park, we advised you to book your gorilla permit and accommodation early in time to avoid convenience to Congo gorilla safari, the permit costs ($450) per person. The mountain gorillas in Virunga national park can be visited anytime during the year. However, some paths are hard to navigate during the wet seasons in (April, May and November, October), in this season, Congo gorilla trekking can be difficult due to heavy rainfalls. Other months are okay for gorilla trekking since it’s a dry season. Mountain gorillas can also be found in Uganda where a gorilla permit is $700 per person. For Rwanda, the gorilla permit is sold at $1500 for both high season and Low season, and it had to make Rwanda the luxury gorilla trekking destination.

In the last few years, Virunga National Park the oldest national park in Africa history, began offering Gorilla trekking in Congo, Mountain Nyiragongo’s lava lake, the world’s largest. The volcano may be a threat, but it’s also one of the few things providing for the Congolese in this long-forgotten conflict. Sitting at the edge of Mount Nyiragongo is one of the major things one would wish to have in her lifetime.

Most visitors who wish to come for a safari in Congo, we organize for them to fly into Kigali Rwanda and drive 3-hours to Goma Rwanda and Congo border. We can arrange for them a tourist visa and a pickup at the border beforehand you through our Congo representative.

Where to Stay for food and drinks

There is a variety of accommodations where one can spend the night before or after at the well-appointed Mikeno Lodge bungalows at Virunga headquarters.

For a taste of Goma, Lac Kivu Lodge offers a beautiful lakeside restaurant and high-quality service. A simple lunch and dinner are always provided at the accommodation, and breakfast is served the next morning.

Bring extra snacks and powdered Gatorade to stay hydrated.

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