National Parks in Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo is a vast nation in Central Africa. It is at the middle of the dense Equatorial jungle of Africa.

As a result of political instability, Congo’s protected areas have been at stake with a lot of attack on biodiversity including intense elephant killing for ivory. But nevertheless the demarcations still stand and the biodiversity is rejuvenating following the defeat of the some of the major rebel groups in the area including the M23.

The National Parks of Congo include Virunga National Park with counts of mountain gorillas, elephants and the Virunga Volcanoes, Garamba National Park a world heritage site with extensive savannah woodland and grassland, four (4) large mammals including elephants, giraffes, hippopotamus and the white rhinoceros, the KahuziBiega National Park which is a extends over a primary tropical forest featuring two spectacular extinct volcanoes ofKahuzi and Biega that form the background for its naming. The KahuziBiega shelters the population of the eastern lowland gorillas, Salonga National Park which is the largest tropical rainforest reserve in Africa only accessible by water and shelters unique species like dwarf chimpanzee, African slender-snouted or ‘false’ crocodile, Congo peacock and the forest elephant. The Upemba National Park extends in the Katanga Province to the south west of Congo forming largest National Park in the area. Read More

The National Parks of Congo present a natural habitat to a range of species including the endangered mountain gorillas and also attract counts of world travellers to undertake safaris in Congo thus contributing to national development.

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park
The Kahuzi-Biega National Park

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is perfectly located in eastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo along the western bank of Lake Kivu and the Rwandan frontier. The famous park was established in 1970 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in 1980 due to its unique biodiversity of rainforest habitat and its endangered species of eastern lowland gorillas.. Read More

Virunga National Park
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. Read More

Salonga National Park
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. Read More

Congo Gorilla Safaris – Congo Safaris Tours

A Congo Gorilla trekking Safari tours comes with an extra ordinary experience that is not only got from encountering the Congo Mountain gorillas or low land gorillas but also taking 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. Read More

2 Days Congo Gorilla Trek Excursion – Virunga National Park

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. Read More

3 Days Congo Gorilla Trek– Virunga National Park

The 3 Days Lowland 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. Read More

3 Days Congo Low Land Gorilla 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). Read More

5 Days Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari tour to Queen Elizabeth & Lake Mburo National Park

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. Read More

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.. Read More

6 Days Congo Classic Gorilla Safari-Kahuzi Biega & Virunga National Park

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. Read More

Congo Wildlife Safaris

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.Read More

4 Days Congo Gorilla & 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. Read More

Other Related Uganda Safaris – Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife Safaris

7 Days Uganda Primate Safari Tour

The 7 days Uganda Primate safari tour provides travelers on primate trekking that rare chance to trek the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat of Bwindi Impenetrable national park conveniently positioned in south western part of Uganda. The safari takes travellers through Kibale forest national park. Read More

3 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking

The 3 days Kibale chimpanzee trekking tour enables you to explore Kibale National Park dubbed the primate capital of the world with largest counts of habituated chimpanzees in the whole of Uganda. The 3 day’s Chimpanzee trekking safari offers you an opportunity to encounter the habituated chimpanzees in their natural habitat.. Read More

3 Days Murchison falls Wildlife Tour

The 3 Days Murchison falls Wildlife tour is good tour package that will take you to Uganda largest national park –Murchison falls located in the North Western part of Uganda .The tour will offers you an opportunity to explore the world’s most powerful water fall and have an account of unique wildlife species like giraffes, elephants, lions, buffaloes, leopard among others. Read More

4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park

The 4 days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park is good wildlife tour that entails you encountering Africa’s wilderness park-Kidepo National Park conveniently located in the rugged, semi-arid valleys of Karamoja region on the far northern frontier of Uganda and Sudan. The 4 days wildlife safari to Kidepo allows you to view wide –range of exciting faunas like the greater and lesser kudu, eland and cheetah, lion, leopard, spotted hyena. Read More

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trek & Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour

The 4 day Bwindi gorilla trek &Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour is short interesting tour that gives you chance to have life changing experience of trekking the mountain gorillas thriving in the ancient Impenetrable forests in Bwindi. The safari starts from Kampala and it takes you to south western Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable where you will have the best experience on earth to interact with the stunning apes of the mountain gorillas. Read More

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

This 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari will enable you to participate in the highly experiential tourism activities in Uganda‘s Second largest National Park-Queen Elizabeth national park. The 4 Days wildlife safari will allow you to encounter the adventurous launch cruise on the picturesque waters of the Kazinga Channel, undertake an early morning game drive in the well-coordinated Kasenyi tracks and chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura George. Read More

5 Days Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Wildlife Tour.

The 12 Days Uganda Classic Wild Safari is one of the comprehensive safari packages that are organized by prime Safaris & Tours for tourists interested in wildlife viewing experience in the Pearl of Africa. This complete Safari package will allow you to explore Kampala Capital City which is destination endowed with different attractions ranging from historical to cultural and religious attractions. Read More

15 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari: Murchison falls, Kibale forest, Lake Bunyonyi & Lake Mburo

The 15 days, Uganda Wildlife safari is complete safari package that will take you through the most marvels of Uganda the pearl of Africa. The safari offers you an opportunity to take park in the top tourism activities within Uganda’s national parks including wildlife viewing in Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth, Chimpanzee tracking in the primate Capital-Kibale forest Park. Read More

16 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour

The 16 days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour is a comprehensive Safari package that entails wildlife viewing, adventure activities, culture tours, scenery viewing, Chimpanzees and Gorillas trekking. It takes you through the cosmopolitan city of Kampala, Jinja adventure Capital of East Africa, Kidepo national park and local Karamojong community, habituated chimpanzees of Kibale, wild game of Queen Elizabeth, gorilla trekking in Bwindi. Read More

5 Days Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Wildlife Tour.

5 Day Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Wildlife Tour is an interesting tour package that is organized for visitors interested in trekking the chimpanzees and participating in boat cruise, game drive, forest walk, wetland walk and community tours. The safari tour take you to explore Kibale National Park, home to a total of 70 mammal species, most popularly the thirteen (13) species of primate including the chimpanzees and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Read More

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari – Kidepo Valley Park & Murchison falls

The 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari is good safari packages that visitor on Uganda Safari should opt for. The Safari package enables you to explore the two outstanding protected areas in Uganda –the pearl of Africa. The 6 days Uganda wildlife safari starts from Kampala and it takes you to Kidepo Valley National park strategically positioned in the unexplored Karamoja region in the North Eastern part of Uganda. Read More

7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

This 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari is complete safari package that is targeted for visitors interested in wild game viewing. The Safari takes you to Murchison Falls National Park- Uganda ‘s Largest National Park with the world’s powerful falls and an account of unique wildlife species like Elephants, Lions, Hippos. Read More