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DRC Destinations offers the lush rainforests, active volcanoes and chaotic cities with abundant opportunities for adventure. It is an appeal for those wanting to explore Africa's last frontier.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is located in equatorial West Africa. Explore the planet’s second-largest rainforest across Congo River Basin, with glacial mountains and savannah rimmed with a staggering array of wildlife and cultures in your next DRC Safaris. So explore the Democratic Republic Of Congo Holidays and discover the DRC Destinations to visit.

Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Nyiragongo is a unique treat to every visitor who climbs her. For years, its’ lava lake is at the highest. Now its cones are overflowing with the fissure with an occasional spew of lava. Watch the lava flowing over the edge and imagine how it would feel to watch an eruption.

Parc National de Kahuzi-Biéga

This national park is the star attraction of DRC Destinations. You can track habituated eastern lowland gorillas (Grauer’s gorillas) chimp orphanage at Lwiro where around 40 to 50 chimps are kept in prime conditions.

Parc National Des Virunga

Virunga, Africa's oldest national park will be the most magnificent part of your DRC Safari Tours. This famous DRC Safari Destination offers a chance to explore mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, and the incredible and active Nyiragongo volcano.

Inkisi Falls

This picturesque DRC Destination offers a chance to visit the Inkisi Falls (60m high) and the massive complex of caves wrapped around it.

Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary

This excellent DRC Destination provides shelter to those orphaned bonobos. Hang with these rare and now endangered cousins of chimpanzees, in the large forested enclosures on your DRC Safaris.

Idjwi Island

Idjwi Island floats out in the middle of Lake Kivu. At 340 sq km, this DRC Destination is the second-largest lake island in Africa. The DRC Holiday Destinations offer the perfect escape from the modern world to enjoy nature in rich island culture.

DRC Safaris offer the perfect destination for the adventurous, seasoned traveler looking for a unique vacation. To know more about DRC Destinations and DRC Safari Packages, visit Gazelle Safaris Africa today. Also, get the best option to explore DRC Travel Guide.

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Heading off on a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo but what is there to do in the DRC? While most head to the heart of Africa for the phenomenal gorilla trekking opportunities in Virunga National Park, we’ve come up with a few more equally as thrilling activities to get your teeth into on a DRC safari. Pack your sense of adventure and let’s go!

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Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Nyiragongo is a unique treat to every visitor who climbs her. For years, its’ lava lake is at the highest. Now its cones are overflowing with the fissure with an occasional spew of lava. Watch the lava flowing over the edge and imagine how it would feel to watch an eruption.

Parc National de Kahuzi-Biéga

This national park is the star attraction of DRC Destinations. You can track habituated eastern lowland gorillas (Grauer’s gorillas) chimp orphanage at Lwiro where around 40 to 50 chimps are kept in prime conditions.

Parc National Des Virunga

Virunga, Africa's oldest national park will be the most magnificent part of your DRC Safari Tours. This famous DRC Safari Destination offers a chance to explore mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, and the incredible and active Nyiragongo volcano.

Inkisi Falls

This picturesque DRC Destination offers a chance to visit the Inkisi Falls (60m high) and the massive complex of caves wrapped around it.

Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary

This excellent DRC Destination provides shelter to those orphaned bonobos. Hang with these rare and now endangered cousins of chimpanzees, in the large forested enclosures on your DRC Safaris.

Idjwi Island

Idjwi Island floats out in the middle of Lake Kivu. At 340 sq km, this DRC Destination is the second-largest lake island in Africa. The DRC Holiday Destinations offer the perfect escape from the modern world to enjoy nature in rich island culture.

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Top Safari Itineraries

9 Days Low Land & Mountain Gorillas

Kampala | Lake Mburo | Bwindi Impenetrable | Virunga National Park | Mount Nyiragongo | Gisenyi

Drc Gorilla Safaris

9 Days From Request Quote

8 Days The Great Virunga Safari

Kigali | Bwindi | Ruhengeri | Gisenyi | Mount Nyiragongo | Grande Barriére | Batwa Pygmy

Drc Gorilla Safaris

8 Days From Request Quote

17 Days Uganda, Rwanda & DRC

Lake Victoria | Kampala | Murchison Falls | Nile | Kibale National Park | Kibale | Musanze

Drc Gorilla Safaris

17 Days From Request Quote

8 Days Classic Virunga Safari Package

Kigali | Nyiragongo Hike | Genocide Memorial | Senkwekwe Centre

DRC Hiking Trips

8 Days Request Quote

Mount Nyiragongo Hike

Kigali | Mount Nyiragongo | Rwanda

DRC Hiking Trips

3 Days From Request Quote

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari & Nyiragongo Hike Tour

Goma | Virunga National Park | Mount Nyiragongo | Kigali

DRC Hiking Trips

4 Days From Request Quote

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Frequently Asked Questions

The dry seasons of December, January, and February are the Best Time To Visit DRC.

You must produce a visa issued by the nearest DRC Embassy to your country of residence. The easier way is to apply at the DRC embassy in your home country or country of residence.
Alternatively, you can let us process the visa on your behalf prior to commencement of your DRC Safaris.

Even though the official language Democratic Republic of Congo is French, there are a number of indigenous languages prevalently spoken in all parts of the country including Swahili, Lingala, Kikongo, and Tshiluba.

The DRC lies in two various time zone which is the West Africa Time (UTC+2) as well as the Central Africa Time (UTC+1)

Yes, though you have to be above eighteen years of age. You can purchase alcohol from the various supermarkets, food hubs, and bars.

Yes, tipping is accepted in DRC, though it’s not mandatory. The locals consider it as a polite way of appreciating the good service rendered to you. The amount however solely depends on you. Bear in mind that a 10% service charge is included in all your restaurant and hotel bills.

We do not recommend trying to obtain cash in DRC at this time. Instead, you can bring your cash. (either Uganda Shillings, Rwandan Francs, or US Dollars). Travelers’ cheques are not recommended as well.

It’s possible to visit parts of the DRC safely. Long gone those days when DRC was known to have a “heart of darkness”. Now DRC has opened its door to the whole world with open arms. DRC offers beautiful countryside and some of the continent’s most exciting trekking. But what will appeal you most is the warmth and genuine affection you’ll receive from its local people. However, the eastern region of the DRC is still a little troubled, so tour operators will arrange armed escorts to accompany travelers at all times.

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