DR Congo’s Kahuzi-Biega national park is one of the biggest national parks in the country and the only destination to encounter the Eastern lowland gorillas. The Eastern Lowland Gorilla is a sub species closely related to the Mountain Gorilla, which resides in the mountains bordering Rwanda, Uganda and DRC. There are small differences between the two sub species. The Eastern Lowland Gorillas found in Kahuzi Biega are larger in size, with a bigger, longer face and fewer nose prints. The existence of these species in DR Congo makes the country the best destination for gorilla safaris in Africa.
Congo Gorilla safaris & tours come with an extra ordinary experience that is not only got from trekking Mountain gorillas in Congo or low land gorillas but also taking a fascinating choice for the more adventurous activities like hiking the Nyiragogo Volcano ,exploring the largest area of primary rain forest in Africa, park taking in amazing wildlife viewing and taking a Cultural walk to interact with the Congolese who are known to have rich traditions that remain important in their modern day world and a real sense of character and charm owing to their French colonial heritage.
Gorilla trekking safaris in Congo provides a unique and unforgettable opportunity to interact with these graceful, powerful and iconic apes – the largest of all. Our gorilla trekking safaris offer a range of trips, destinations and note that we can organize any kind of gorilla safari in Africa.
Virunga National Park
The Virunga National Park originally known as Albert National Park lies in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the frontier with Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains in the North and Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in the East. The park is part of Lake Edward, the Semliki River valley, parts of the Rwindi, Ishasha and Rutshuru valleys south of the lake, the Virunga area within the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and part of the Rwenzori range.
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park lying along the Albertine Rift and the Congo Basin, the park is an outstanding habitat for the protection of the rainforest and the eastern lowland gorillas, Gorilla berengei graueri. Strenching over 600,000 ha, are dense lowland rainforests as well as Afro-montane forests, with bamboo forests and some small areas of sub-alpine prairies and heather on Mounts Kahuzi (3,308 m) and Biega (2,790 m).
Salonga National Park
Salonga National Park is Africa’s largest tropical rainforest national park located in the Congo River basin. It stretches into the provinces of Bandundu, Equateur, Kasaï Occidental and Kasaï Oriental. The Salonga is a remote wilderness, primarily accessible by water or air. It is comprised of two land blocks of roughly equal size, separated by a 40 km corridor.
Conveniently situated at the heart of the central basin of the River Congo, Salonga National Park was established /founded as the Tshuapa National Park in 1956, and attained its current frontiers with a 1970 presidential decree by President Mobutu Sese Seko.
Taking a gorilla trekking safari to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park spanning on the north west of the country offers an explainable adventure attempt in the shadows of the fascinating Virunga Mountains. The land of thousand hills-Rwanda has for so long strategized herself as less arduous gorilla trekking destination where visitors on gorilla safaris to Rwanda can even track world endangered Mountain gorillas in one day and retire back home. Rwanda gorilla trekking safari involves driving through the most unexplored and scenic landscapes of the rolling picturesque hills that have earned the country nick name the land of a thousand hills.
2 Days Congo Gorilla Trek
The 2 Days Congo Gorilla Trek is short excursion organized for visitors with limited time to spend on tour and yet interested in trekking the Mountain gorilla in habituated in the Africa’s most beautiful Virunga National Park perfectly spanning on the North-Eastern part of DR Congo. The 2 Days Congo Gorilla trek in Virunga provides you a life changing safari experience. The 2 days Congo gorilla trekking Excursion will start and end in Kigali international airport.
3 days Low Land Gorilla trekking in Congo
The 3 days Low Land Gorilla trekking in Congo is one of the highly rewarding safaris that will allow you to trek the stunning lowland gorillas in Khauzi Biega National Park. The park is the only outstanding protected area in DR Congo where you can encounter the endangered Low land gorillas in their serene environment. The tour will take you through interesting places like Tshibati waterfalls, Bukavu town, Mbayo tea plantations, the research Centre
3 days Congo Low Land Gorilla trekking tour
The 3 days Congo Low Land Gorilla tour is one of the short tours that will allow you to trek the stunning lowland gorillas in Khauzi Biega National Park located in South Kivu province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The park remains the only place in the world where you can see Low land gorillas in the wild.
4 days Congo Gorilla & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike
The 4 days Congo Gorilla & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike is short tour package that offers you golden opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas in Africa’s beautiful Virunga National Park and hike up to the summit of the most active Volcano. Nyiragongo is a beautiful stratovolcano that features the world’s largest lava lake
5 Days Congo gorilla Safari
The 5 Days Congo gorilla Safari is one of the interesting safaris that offer you an opportunity to encounter Mountain gorillas in Africa’s most picturesque Virunga National Park situated in North-Eastern part of DR Congo. The 5 Days Congo Gorilla Safari Gorilla to Virunga National Park provides you a life changing experience which will stay in your heart and mind for the rest of time on Earth.
6 days Congo Classic Gorilla Safari
The 6 days Congo Classic Gorilla Safari is complete safari package that will offer you an opportunity to explore the two outstanding national parks of Democratic Republic of Congo. The 6 Days Gorilla Safari will take you through Africa’s most picturesque Virunga National Park –natural home of mountain gorillas situated in North-Eastern part of DR Congo
7 Days Congo Wildlife Safari
The 7 Days Congo Wildlife Safari is one of the comprehensive wildlife safari packages that will combine Congo’s most majestic national parks with endowed with unique ape species. The Safari will take you through Africa’s most spectacular Virunga National Park –natural home of mountain gorillas and world’ s most active volcano-Nyiragongo
4 days Congo Congo Wildlife & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike
The 4 days Congo Congo Wildlife & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike is an interesting tour package that allows you to encounter the mountain gorillas in Africa’s splendid Virunga National Park and hike up to the summit of the world’s most active Volcano. Nyiragongo is a beautiful stratovolcano that features the world’s largest lava lake. The volcano’s forested lower slopes are home to a variety of wildlife species, including chimpanzees, monkeys, and bushbuck. Nyiragongo’s summit rim is largely devoid of vegetation and is frequently dusted with snow. From the rim, you can peer down into a churning lava lake and see and hear hot gases exploding up though a mosaic of molten lava.
7 Days Congo Wildlife Safari
The 7 Days Congo Wildlife Safari is one of the comprehensive wildlife safari packages that will combine Congo’s most majestic national parks with endowed with unique ape species. The Safari will take you through Africa’s most spectacular Virunga National Park –natural home of mountain gorillas and world’ s most active volcano-Nyiragongo. Thereafter, the safari connects you to charming lowland gorillas trek in Khauzi Biega National Park located in South Kivu province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC. The 7 Days Congo Wildlife Safari will offer you life changing experiences and taste of world class services from some of the finest lodges in DR Congo.