DR Congo is the Second Largest Country in Africa and is located in the central Part of Africa, Its Near Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Burundi, Tanzania, Congo and it has the very many Rain Forests and Congo should have been ranked as the richest country in Africa but due Civil wars and Corruption which has caused Virunga National Park suffered extensive damage by armed bands of soldiers and refugees from neighboring camps during the Congo Wars and the time of Genocide in Rwanda that mostly has affected the Congo Forests and the Tourism Field in Congo But due to some peace that has been achieved by the current regime Gorilla Trekking has been Resumed as the Virunga National Park is now under the management of Visit Virunga a new Organization that Sell Gorilla Permits. Garamba National Park, near Sudan, experienced raids from Sudanese soldiers who hunted endangered wildlife using automatic weapons, while Okapi Fauna Reserve, home to the Ituri Forest and more species of monkeys (13) than anywhere else in the world, was ravaged by refugee migrations and marauding bands of militias, who looted and stole conservation equipment and killed park staff.Despite richness of Congo, over the past ten years DR Congo’s forests have been the site of terrible violence and immense human suffering, Most of the Rain Forests has been affected by the Timber Cutter in Congo for Private Gains.
Dr Congo has the following National Parks with their respective tourists attractions , Virunga National Park( Mountain Gorillas and Nyiragongo Volcanic Hike), Garamba National Park, Kahuzi-Biéga National ( Lowland Gorillas ) Park,Kundelungu National Park, Okapi Wildlife Reserve( Home for OKapi Animal) ,Upemba National Park,Salonga National Park,Maiko National Park,Mangroves National Park
Having taken an extra ordinary adventure into the Un expounded Democratic republic Congo. Congo is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world. Congo has day trips for those travelers that wish to explore Congo on short Stay in Africa. I landed on the Best Tour Operator in Congo that was based in Goma Side of the country. When doing the Day Trips Congo you will either Do a Gorilla Trek to Virunga National Park which is the home to the endangered Species of the Mountain Gorillas that are only Found in the Africa. See all the top sights along Goma City on this full-day tour from Goma . With a mix of independent sightseeing and guided visits, you’ll have the flexibility to do the things you want to do, plus learn about the region from your expert guide. Explore Chimps and take an optional boat trip to Lake Kivu.
Looking for Day trips to Congo for Gorilla Trekking!, This Day trip is available to those travelers that are already in Goma during certain Activities like Volunteers and would want to have a chance to trek the Mountain Gorillas. This Day trip begins with early morning pick up from the Lodge and take 1 hour Drive to the park Head quarters with the Expert Guide of the Tour company you have select to Adventure Congo With, Reach at the park for briefing and guiding about the Gorilla Trekking Dos and Donts . After ward Enter into the Jungle Forest of Virunga to search for the Mountain Gorillas where you will be give 1 hour to spend with the mountain Gorillas watching them playing and feeding their young one. After the watching the Guide will drive you back to your preferred destination with Goma Section of Congo. This 1 Day Gorilla Trek Congo Trip is unique as its only offered by Congo Gorilla Safaris in my research during the time i was in Congo i found out that only Congo Gorilla Safaris had this day trip and that has inspired me to write an article about Day Trips to Congo. This company mentions that 1 day gorilla trek Congo quotes always include the Gorilla Trekking Permit at USD 460 as sold at Visit Virunga, Ground Transportation in 4×4 Safari van, Lunch , Pick and Drop off within the limits of Goma City Congo. They Mentioned that the Quote for the 1 Day Gorilla Trek Congo will be around USD 880 Pax for More than 1 Pax. When Planning to travel always try to travel in large number to be able to reduce your Safari Cost.
Looking for Goma Day Trips?Goma is a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fueled the First and Second Congo Wars and its a busy commercial Town.The culture of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is extremely diverse, reflecting the great diversity and different customs which exist in the country.During the Goma City tour you can either do a boat cruise on lake kivu or Congo River.In Culture you may watch the Pygmies, the earliest inhabitants of the Congo, are generally hunter-gatherers, Caves in Goma and Various War sites in Congo.
Congo has the Half day trips like the half day Boat Cruise on Lake Kivu and River Congo which passes in the dense forests that are green in nature, Boat ride on River Congo is more a warding than that of lake Kivu. Boat rides on River Congo , they use Speed Boats and the Trip may take Half Day that is 3 Hours on boat and the 1 Day Goma City Tour may cost around USD 300 including the boat Ride on either Lake or River, plus the visits on the cultural Places.
Getting interested in Lowland Gorillas on Day Trips to Congo, At the moment i haven’t discovered if its possible for lowland Gorilla Trek on 1 Day Trip because during my visit to Congo i stopped in Congo Side where Mountain Gorillas are trekked and even did the Goma city tour, in case you have information regarding Lowland Gorillas we welcome it at4x4 Drive Africa. We Don’t Recommend Self Drive or Private Guided Day Trips in Congo as its not a safe Destination for Self Drive due to high level of theft and hostile people. Congo was colonized by Belgium.
This Article has been Authored by Billy who Visited Congo during the Last Year September during his expeditious adventure into what Congo has to offer to Travelers as he was going to start Operating Gorilla Safaris in Congo Under Congo Gorilla Safaris the Leading New Tour Operator you can Rely on when Wishing to Trek Mountain Gorillas and even Hike the Volcanic Mountain of Nyiragongo. Even Congo is the best homeland for watching the Lowland Gorillas and the Safari can move from being Day Trip to a Mega Congo Gorilla Safari and it involves Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorilla Watching in the Jungle Forests of Congo, Take 7 Days Congo Gorilla Safari.