How To Prepare For A Congo Safari : Choosing the democratic republic of Congo as your safari destination during your African safaris will give you an adventure filled safari visiting a number of different destinations in the wild for a memorable experience which will lead you to a number of rewarding attractions from the different gorilla species which is the only destination in Africa where travellers can watch four different gorilla species, you will also have the opportunity to watch a number of endangered species like the golden monkeys, the endangered chimpanzees and the golden monkeys, the Virunga mountains and many other rewarding attractions that will make your safari experience quite memorable.
If you’re interested in visiting the democratic republic of Congo to watch a number of attractions as you participate in a number of activities here’s all you need to know to know about the country and how to prepare for a Congo safari.
Inquire about the safety of the destination
It should be noted that the democratic republic of Congo is not the safest country that a traveller can visit however there are a number of destinations are safe for travellers to visit therefore you should consider inquiring more about the destination that you are interested to visit to ensure that you have a safe experience in the country. An on-ground tour operator definitely knows all about the safety of the different tourism destinations and with this they will give you the opportunity to choose the best destination to visit in Congo for an amazing safari experience during your Congo safaris.
After knowing about the safe destinations you can visit in Congo, you can make your way to a number of them like Kahuzi biega national park where you will get to participating in gorilla trekking in Congo which will lead you to the Eastern lowland gorillas in Africa, in the park you can also participate in hiking mount Kahuzi and Mount Kahuzi which will give you astonishing views of the park. You can also visit Virunga national park which is also another safe national park with a number of safety precautions that are observed by the park management and the travellers that they should follow to ensure an amazing safari experience in the country.
Although the park is currently closed because of the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo but once the park opens, travellers can participate in a number of activities in Virunga national park which will give you access to a number of attractions in the wild for instance you can participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park which will give you access to the mountain gorillas in Congo and interesting about the gorillas in the fact that they can be seen at a cheaper price compared to other gorilla trekking destinations in Africa. Still in the park, you can visit the Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage which will give you the opportunity to understand more about the species as you volunteer taking care of them for a memorable safari experience.
- Carry a camera because there’s a lot to unpack while in the country for a memorable safari experience watching the different attractions in the wild
- Carry some heavy clothes for travellers that are interested in hiking the mountain Nyiragongo
- Carry some insect repellent
- You should also consider packing some sun screen to avoid sun burns
- Carry your African birding checklist because you will watch a number of rewarding attractions in the wild for a memorable safari experience.
’’Putting the above in place you will have the most rewarding Congo safaris because you’re all set for an amazing safari experience in the wild.’’