There’s a big reason why Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the best places to travel to in Africa. With its exciting attractions, the mountain gorillas, active volcano, wildlife, chimpanzees, birds, islands, rain forests, historical towns etc there is variety of all kinds for travelers especially those willing to explore the countries natural beauty. The country is very safe for foreigners although infrastructures to different country’s attractions and national park make one feel the real true Africa experience. Usually tourists to Democratic republic of Congo love visiting Brazzaville and Pointe Noire that have international airports because it’s very easy and convenient to get into the country. Among the many natural wonders available for exploration the Congolese wilderness, rain forest and its wildlife are Congo’s record attractions and the best place to explore the country’s famous flora and fauna. Tourists in this area seek out elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees and the great hikes of Nyiragongo and Nyinamulagira. However it seems pity not to explore beyond the wilderness into cities like Brazzaville, Kinshasa,
If you looking to check out what DRC has to offer, there are a few other options than Mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and low land gorillas. Diosso Gorge and Odzala-Kokoua National Park are other places you shouldn’t miss exploring while in Congo. Diosso has a lot to offer including Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre which interests primate lovers, Grand Canyon (Diosso gorge), and a museum. The lush rainforest is interrupted by red rock ridges and cliffs rising steeply out of the jungle waits for you any time of the year to have it included in your Africa holiday memories. The beautiful gorge and strange landscape can be accessed by car though admired in two platforms, one of the dirty road and the other on the paved road though visitors most tourists use the one on the dirty road. As it is with any unique attraction and destination, some of the best scenes are set to the quiet sound track of rushing wind, breaking waves. To get the best Congo tour experience take up a Congo gorilla tracking tour together with Nyiragongo volcano hike and get a perfect holiday experience in the unspoiled Africa destination.
Any holiday destination in Africa with mountain gorillas and other primates is one of the must visits on any Africa Vacation. The Virunga National Park hosts mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and other primates that make it an ideal destination for unique wilderness experience. The attractive primates have the reputation of being Africa’s premier rare beautiful apes for exclusive wildlife encounters. The contact between the primates and tourists is interesting and amazing and sets a place apart from other primate safaris. Travelers find the Park forest treks lovely and excellent with variety of wildlife, Birds and great views surrounding the forest. In reality Virunga is a park that defines the natural beauty and much of the landscape beauty of Democratic Republic of Congo. The usual focus of day time fun is forest nature walks ,treks and relaxation unlike if you have a hiking tour to the summit of the Nyiragongo volcanoes. Whatever time of the year is good for Congo gorilla tracking but active volcano hikes are done best during the dry months.
Safety & Security
Currently, Congo is a safe country to visit despite its previous conflicts in the past two decades. Today fighting is at rest between different armed groups and several international organizations are within the country monitoring the situation. Tourist Visas can be issued for visitors traveling to Virunga National Park.