DRC Safaris

With tropical rainforests, glacial mountains and open savannahs, DRC Safaris offer a secretive wilderness sheltering a number of rare and endemic species including the rare bonobo chimpanzee.

Located in equatorial West Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo aka. DRC Destinations house the planet’s second-largest rainforest. Explore the vast Congo River Basin rimmed with glacial mountains and savannah, brimming with an array of wildlife and cultures in your next DRC Safaris.

Top Places To Visit During Drc Safari Holidays

Climb Nyiragongo Volcano

Towering over the city of Goma, this spectacular DRC Destination is a natural wonder that last erupted just eight years ago. Visit the spectacular yet deadly lava lake at the top, during your DRC Safaris.

Parc National de Kahuzi-Biéga

This national park is the star attraction of the DRC Safari. 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.

Track Gorillas in the Parc National des Virungas

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.

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.

Best Time To Go On A Drc Safaris

The DRC climate varies greatly due to its size and topography. The southern highlands are much cooler and drier in comparison to the hot and muggy equatorial river basin. DRC experiences a wet season from April to October, and a dry one from December to February. Whereas in south DRC Destinations, the wet season is from November to March, and the dry from April to October. So, we advise you to plan your DRC Safaris accordingly.

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9 Days Low Land & Mountain Gorillas

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

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9 Days From Request Quote

8 Days The Great Virunga Safari

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

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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
Classic Virunga Safari Package

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

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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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Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Nyiragongo is a unique treat to every visitor who climbs her. For years, its’ lava lake is at the highest.

Parc National de Kahuzi-Biéga

his national park is the star attraction of DRC Destinations.

Parc National Des Virunga

Virunga, Africa's oldest national park will be the most magnificent part of your DRC Safari Tours.

Inkisi Falls

This picturesque DRC Destination offers a chance to visit the Inkisi Falls (60m high)

Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary

This excellent DRC Destination provides shelter to those orphaned bonobos. Hang with these rare

Idjwi Island

Idjwi Island floats out in the middle of Lake Kivu. At 340 sq km, this DRC Destination

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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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