Congo-Kinshasa Tours

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa or simply the DRC, is a central African country; home to the second largest rainforest in the world, and habitat for some of rarest animal and plant life on the planet. Congo Travel and Tours expeditions offer select experiences that highlight the beauty and wonder of this amazing country and captivating region.

MULTI-DAY TOURS FROM KIGALI/GOMA/KIVU (WITH LOW PRICE GUARANTEE)

1. Mountain Gorillas, Virunga, and Nyiragongo Volcano | $2,299

virunga-and-volcanoesAll of Virunga, the Gorillas, and Nyiragongo’s Epic Fiery Volcano (Largest Live Lava Lake in the World!) with Luxury Lodges: Mikeno, Bukima, and Summit Crater Chalets

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2. Virunga Budget Tour | $599

Virunga National Park and all its glory on a shoestring budget without breaking the bank! – Only what you need, and none of what you don’t!

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3. Virunga Mountain Gorilla 2 Day Tour | $879

The Virunga national park is a world heritage site where dwells the rare Mountain Gorilla & most of the big game animals of Africa. It has the highest amount of biodiversity of any park in Africa and is It is the oldest African Park.

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4. Nyiragongo Volcano 2 Day Tour | $699

This is an epic climb up the menacing Nyiragongo to the summit and the eye of Mordor and its lava lake. Save your strength for these 2 long days of trekking!

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5. Kahuzi Biega Park Chimpanzees and Gorillas: Luxury Lodges | $2,399

Explore the sweeping forest steppes of the African Great Lakes region, and its most important and beautiful lake towns and National Park. Nestled in Congo-Kinshasa’s eastern region, this jungle hub is the launching point to Kahuzi-Biega National Park for lowland gorilla and chimpanzee spotting.

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6. Kahuzi Biega Budget Tour | $799

Biega on a Budget! – Only what you need, none of what you don’t and no nonsense!

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7. Kahuzi Beiga 2 Day Lowland Gorilla Trek from Bukavu | $979

THIS TOUR PROVIDES THE QUICKEST AND CHEAPEST WAY TO SEE GORILLAS IN EAST AFRICA

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8. Jane Goodall’s Chimps Tour at Lwiro | $599

This tour provides the quickest and cheapest way to see chimpanzees in a wild setting in East Africa, Jane Goodall’s focus and friends out in KB Congo. You can also enjoy the colonial library of Lwiro, preserved in perfect time-capsule condition since the Belgians.

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9. Kigali to Kinshasa Cross-Congo Overland (For Adventurers) | $5,999

THIS TOUR REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE FLEXIBILITY AND IS NOT FOR 5 STAR OR LUXURY TRAVELERS. IT IS EXTREMELY ROUGH AND TIRING AND FOR ADVENTURERS ONLY! (but it is awesome and really a dissection of the country in panoramic completion.)

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MULTI-DAY TOURS FROM KINSHASA

10. Pygmy Villages, Congo River, and Deep Jungles | $3,899

pygmy-7-dayMade from popular demand and inquiries from our customers online, this adventurous tour takes place in very back-land forest. Travel is made by jeeps and traditionally dug out pirogues.

– Includes full-board accommodation.

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11. 8 DAYS TRIP TO WILD BONOBOS VIA CONGO RIVER PROPER & TCHUMBIRI | $5,999

8 DAYS TRIP TO WILD BONOBOS VIA CONGO RIVER PROPER & TCHUMBIRI

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12. 15 DAY TRIP TO WILD BONOBOS IN FRONTIER ABYSSAL ZONE AND DEEP JUNGLE | $7,999

15 DAY TRIP TO WILD BONOBOS IN FRONTIER ABYSSAL ZONE AND DEEP JUNGLE

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13. Kinshasa – Bonobos Encounter and Grand Circuit of Stanley the Explorer | $1,999

drc-3-kin 7day-tnImmerse yourself in central Africa’s largest city. Tour the river-side capital of Kinshasa, and witness the highlights of its surrounding area. Visit famous sights, landmarks, natural wonders, and learn about the deep history of this high energy city.

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14. Bas Congo – Wild West, Livingstone Falls, & River Rapids | $1,999

bas-congoTour the Bas Congo province and its beautiful sights and landmarks. On your journey through the region, enjoy nature’s premiere collection of ancient trees and bright brilliant flowers. Stop by Zongo Waterfalls for the perfect picture, and enjoy an ocean sunset over the Atlantic from Muanda.

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15. Heart of Africa, Katanga Kingdom, & Mining Tour | $2,999

drc-5-katanga-tnThe Katanga province, DR Congo’s southern region, awaits your exploration. From the comfort of a 4×4 & tourist-class hotels see Lofoi warerfalls, Likasi mining tour, the National Zoo of Lubumbashi and Muyambo Natural Park where you can spot Antelope, Zebra, and birds.

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16. Tiger Fishing – The Monster of the Congo River | $1,499

drc-6-tiger-fishing-tnTake your next fishing trip in the Congo. The Mbenga Tiger Fish can be found especially in DR Congo. The Treacherous black river “Mayi Ndombe” enters the Majestic Congo River, and in it, you will discover five distinct species of Tiger fish found in Africa’s mightiest rivers.

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17. Garamba Grand Tour | $3,899

Wildlife unique to DRC such as the Congolese Giraffe, plus elephants, Lion, Leopards, Nile crocodiles, Hippos and much more. A lot of people are surprised to find a park so fine in the DR Congo with so much of the legendary large game of Africa. Garamba is also the only known example in the world and history of domesticated African elephants (the only tamed elephants in the world have been Asian elephants everywhere else.) Garamba is (or at least was) the home to the world’s last known wild population of Northern White Rhinos. It is one of the finest parks in the African continent, and one of the oldest.

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Additional CTT Products in DRC organized by our professional team

A. Congo River
1. Expedition from Kisangani to Kinshasa (1724 Km in 21 days )
2. Expedition from Mbandaka to Kinshasa (500Km in 5 days )
3. Excursion from Kinshasa – Maluku – Kinshasa (80Km in 1 days )

B. Sportive tourism (trek, Hike and fish )
1. National park of Kahuzi Biega (600.000 ha), low land gorilla.
2. Virunga National park., (800.000 ha): hippopotamous, lions, buffles, elephants, antelopes, Birds Ruwenzori Chain mountain (5,119m) et les Nyamulagira et vishumbi active volcanoes
3. Upemba (1.200.000 ha) and Garamba : lions, tiger Leopard, elephants, zebra.
4. Kundelungu National park (240.000 ha) antelopes, chimpanzees,
5. Tiger fishing at Maï – ndombe black river.

C. Geographic, Historical, Scientific research
1. Sociology and anthropology research with pygmy tribes
2. Kisantu Botanical garden, Eyala Botanical Garden
3. Mbanza ngungu Grave with blind fishes
4. Research in real tropical Forest
5 The Kuba Art Museum, Nyimi, Royal palace.

D. Picnic for one or two days excursion
1. Kinshasa city tours.
2. Bonobos sanctuary tours, Ma valee and lukaya waterfalls
3. Kinshasa by night
4. Congo River cruise
5. Rapids and cataracts tours
6. Zongo water falls
7. Kisantu Botanical garden
8. Mbanza Ngungu graves
E. Religious Pilgrimage tours
Pilgrimage to Kamba and Kimbangu historical tour.

F. Business Tourism, conference and summit, music, wedding, and shopping.
– Facility for conference, summit and important meeting
– Investment facility
– Event organisation
– Wedding with famous Congolese musician shows

Additional information about the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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With all sense of care, Congo TT and its affiliates will inform guests on various aspects of tourism in the DRC. We strive to offer successful tourism in the DRC and all of the Congo. A short briefing is provided on arrival. DR Congo has passed a decade of civilian army conflicts. Now, under the radar, it is becoming a tourist’s backwater destination. For those who care for nature, respect local people’s culture, and are possessed of the spirit of learning more, you are really welcome and will find an unforgettable country.

Accommodations

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There are a few excellent hotels with all the facilities that guests would require and more are under construction. There are many fine restaurants for all levels of spending. We have a cooperation with many hotels, and can even point investors in tourism to profitable ventures, but more regularly appoint reservations and obtain discounts throughout Kinshasa. If you are coming on the ferry from Brazzaville or entering via the airport (FIH), we can easily arrange airport transfer.

Environmental protection:

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Our company has a strong sustainability policy, and we encourage our guests to respect the environmental basic rules. Upon arrival, your guide will provide you with an extensive briefing.

Photography

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It is permissible to take pictures in DR Congo but you have to ask the opinion of your local guide. Exceptions are military personnel and property as well as public buildings. But please do so in a sensitive and dignifying way. Children always tend to enjoy photos, soldiers and police not.

Donations:

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Please do not give anything to people you meet during your trip. No sweets, candies, cookies, or even money, since this encourages a culture of begging and hassling and sustains poverty .We strive to encourage a spirit of entrepreneurship, service provision and targeted help. We refuse uncoordinated handouts. If you would like to make a donation (e.g. school books, pencils, toys, or money), please talk to us prior to, during, or after your tour. We will direct you to a variety of special funds and micro-credit opportunities for financial donations.

Health Care

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Vaccinations: Yellow fever, international health certificate. Make sure you visit your doctor before departure to determine any other additional shots or pills, such as for malaria. Do not forget some deet-based insect-repellent, bed net, first aid kit, sunscreen, and hand sanitizer.

Cash and Exchange

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Congo Travel and Tours personnel generally help with currency exchange during your trip. Exchange bureaus and banks are available in most major cities. Carry with you enough cash in US dollars for personal spending as credit cards and traveler’s checks are not known and widely NOT accepted in shops. However, ATMs do dispense both $US and Franco-Congolese monies, particularly in Kinshasa. The Visa card is more widely accepted than MasterCard, both in ATMs and in good hotels and restaurants.