Congo Safaris

Congo Safaris:  The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the perfect places for tourists looking to have an unforgettable travel experience while visiting the country. There a lot for visitors to do during a Congo Safari; however most Congo safari tours concentrate on tourist attractions in the eastern province of Congo in Virunga National Park, Kahuzi Biega National Park and Tchegera Island.

Congo Safaris to Virunga National Park.

Congo safaris to Virunga National Park will give you a chance to encounter Mountain Gorillas. Most gorilla trekking safaris in Virunga national park are sold as safari packages specifically designed by Virunga National Park. Gorilla trekking in Congo’s Virunga national park are cheaper compared to Uganda and Rwanda; with a gorilla permit in Virunga national park costing 400 USD per person, while a gorilla permit in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla national parks cost 700 USD per person. A gorilla permit in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda costs 1500 USD per person, making it the most expensive gorilla trekking destination in the world.  Gorilla trekking tours in Virunga national park can be combined with hiking on Mount Nyiragongo.

Congo Safaris to Kahuzi Biega National Park.

When it comes to Congo Safaris to Kahuzi Biega National Park, its nothing but exceptional encounters with the endangered Eastern Lowland Gorillas. A gorilla trekking permit in Kahuzi Biega national park costs 400 USD per person. Kahuzi Biega national park in Congo is located in Bukavu province in the eastern part of Congo. The park also offers visitors gorilla habituation which will also you to spend up to 4 hours with the gorillas. Gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park can be combined with a tour to Lwiro Sanctuary where you will get to see rescued and rehabilitated chimpanzees and some monkey species that have been rescued from traps set by poachers.

Congo Safaris to Tchegera Island.

Congo Safaris to Tchegera Island are a great combination for visitors doing gorilla trekking in Virunga national park. Tchegera Island is the perfect getaway destination for visitors looking to windup their gorilla trekking safari in Congo. The island offers visitors a number of great activities such as canoeing, boat rides, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling and paddle boarding to mention but a few. If you are looking for an escape retreat for you and your family, then Tchegera Island is the place to be.

Is Congo Safe for Tourists?

Although most remote parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo experience civil unrest, the eastern part of Congo is safe for visitors to explore. Tourists are highly discouraged from visiting areas in Congo that you are not well conversant with. It is always best to organize your Congo safari through a trusted tour operator company which is registered and licenced to conduct tours in Congo. Tourist attractions in Congo like Virunga national park and Kahuzi Biega national park remain heavily guarded and are safe for tourists to visit.

Our Top Congo Tours

3 days kahuzi biega
03 Days Start: Kigali

Gorilla Trekking Tour in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Encounter the eastern lowland gorillas found in Kahuzi Biega national park in a 3 days budget friendly trip

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03 Days Start: Kigali

Tour Highlights in Virunga National Park

This Safari takes you to congo to view and trek specifically the mountain gorillas in Virunga NP – Engage in Other activities like nature walks, city tours

03 Days Start: Kigali

Lowland Gorilla Trekking Tour in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Explore  the critically endangered  lowland gorillas found in Kahuzi Biega national park, forest walks and other activities in this 3 days package

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03 Days Start: Kigali/Goma

Discover The Amazing Tchegera Island & Tour kigali City

Explore  this Beautiful Island  while also touring Kigali City, The Genocide memorial grounds and enjoy other activities like kayaking

04 Days Start: kigali

Virunga Gorilla Trekking and Nyiragongo Hiking

Discover Congo’s dream destinations and trek endangered gorillas in Virunga ,  Nyirangoro hiking

4 days lowland trekking
04 Days Start: Kigali

Gorilla & Chimpanzee Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Get Started with this 4 day trip trekking lowland gorillas and chimpanzees in Congo, Cyangungu

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04 Days Start: Kigali

Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tour in Virunga | Le Petit Mikeno Safari

Take this exquisite adventure into Virunga and see  the critically endangered  mountain gorillas found in the NP

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05 Days Start: Kigali

Classic Virunga Trekking Tour In Congo

Observe these fascinating giants in there natural habitat in Virunga National Park –  With luxurious accommodation facilities like Mikeno Lodge readily available.

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06 Days Start: Kigali

A Combined Congo and Rwanda Tour Bonanza

 You will explore and engage in an array of wildlife activities like canopy walks, gorilla trekking in the special Kahuzi Biega Park in just 6 days

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08 Days Start: Kigali

Hiking in Nyiragongo and Gorilla trekking

This Captive experience takes you to the morvellous nyirangongo hills in Congo to Virunga national Park Spending precious time exploring the gentle giants – An experience you wouldn’t want to miss!