Gorilla Trekking Democratic Republic of Congo

Gorilla Trekking in Democratic Republic of Congo is an exiting activity that can  be both carried out in mountainous areas of Virunga and lowlands of Kahuzi Biega National Park.This makes it only country that has both low and high land gorillas.

Gorilla Trekking Democratic Republic of CongoGorilla Trekking in Democratic Republic of Congo mainly takes place in Virunga National Park which is a habitat to over 250 habituated mountain gorillas and is home to 8 habituated gorilla families available for tracking all year round. It also shares with Mgahinga National Park in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. All 3 countries are directly inter joined by the Virunga massif. Congo today is a very safe and secure compared to its past events and the destination is currently taking visitors to visit Eastern part of Congo rich with some of the best spots to visit in Africa.

Gorilla Trekking Democratic Republic of CongoGorilla Permits for Gorilla trekking in Democratic Republic of Congo are very low and affordable compared to others it costs $400 Per Person which today stands as the cheapest option to see gorillas in their natural habitant. Uganda’s gorilla permits goes for $600 while Rwandas gorilla permits goes for $1500 Per Person. Congo gorilla trekking offers a cheaper alternative for tourists to meet the rare mountain gorillas and fulfill a life time adventure. Its possible for a visitor to visit gorillas in Congo on just a 2 day itinerary program from Gisenyi crossing through Goma city.
Gorilla Trekking Democratic Republic of CongoDespite being a gorilla attraction center, Democratic Republic of Congo is also a land of diversity with various attractions like the world’s largest active lava lake of the Nyiragongo volcano where Hiking tours to the top of mount Nyiragongo are done daily with overnight at the top of the Volcano.

For an amazing tour the following are necessary

Virunga offers moderate hikes when trekking in the jungle forest with through bushes, trees and vines You need a walking stick (s) available at the part offices, good hiking boots, plan for rain, long sleeve shirt is useful when walking in the forest parts, park at least 3 L of water, a snack, long pants, long socks which you tuck in your pants to prevent insect bites), gloves because if lots of thorns in the forest, hire a porter (available at starting point), take cash to tip the guides.
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