Welcome to Democratic Republic of Congo that consists of the rare endangered mountain gorillas which are found in Virunga National Park which is nestled in the eastern parts of the country. It is the only Congo’s park which protects the mountain gorillas and one of the only four parks that protect these primates all over the world. The world is in a crisis of the mountain gorillas in that they are only found in three countries (Congo, Rwanda and Uganda) and in four national parks of which Uganda has two parks out of the four (Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park) well as the other two are found in Congo (Virunga National Park) and Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park). Since the number of mountain gorillas in the world is little and only found in those three countries, many tourists from different countries invade those countries to view the rare endangered mountain gorillas.
The main reason that makes Congo the best country to visit is the experience of gorilla safaris Virunga or Kahuzi Biega National Park where the gorilla permits are cheaper than that of Uganda and Rwanda. Rwanda’s gorilla permit is purchased at US$ 1500 and in Uganda it costs US$ 600 well as for Congo it costs US$ 400 thus making Congo the cheapest and most ideal country for gorilla safaris as long as price issues are concerned. Gorilla tours in Congo favors both financially stable tourists and low earner tourists because the price of the gorilla permit is affordable and if you book with the Nature Adventure Africa Safari Limited, it will provide you with your desired safari type either luxury or not of which it will do all the bookings including the purchase for your gorilla tour. The Nature Adventure Africa Safari Limited will ease your Congo gorilla safari in such a way that it will provide you with good and luxury vehicles and some of its mostly used vehicles include; V8, VX, Land cruiser, Prado, Super custom and Coaster buses.
You are therefore encouraged to book for your gorilla tour in Congo earlier and don’t wait for the day you are planning to go for the tour and then plan it right from there. It is advisable to book for your tour at least a month before your tour and start running after your Congo tourist visa at least four or three months before your tour such that you don’t incur inconveniences in your tour.
Fortunately, if you book your Congo gorilla safari in April, May and mid October to mid-November, you will be given a 50% discount at the cost of a gorilla permit and you will only pay US$ 200 but on other days you will pay US$ 400 for the permit which is still affordable.
Another reason that makes Congo gorilla tours to be best is that the Park is composed of an exceptional wildlife and bird life plus allowing tourists to also hike the Nyiragongo volcano which is very joyous and enjoyable to many tourists who usually hike it. Giraffes, buffaloes, Okapis, elephants, chimpanzees, low-land gorillas also exist in the Park plus the beautiful scenery of the Park’s caves.
The Park is home to over 175 bird species which also give beautiful and brilliant scenery to the gorilla trekkers who would have visited the Park. It will also be easy for the trekkers to access Lake Kivu and enjoy various activities which take place there such as; fishing, methane extraction, aquatic bird watching and you will also get involved in boat cruises at the Lake where you will be able to see hippos and crocodiles.
Therefore, going to Congo for gorilla tours you will end up getting a full compacted tour with a lot of things you will enjoy from there. Good accommodations in the Park are some of the things which make Congo gorilla tours to be really good and absolutely best, and some of the accommodations in the Park include; Bukima tented camp, Lulimbi tented camp and Mikeno Lodge.