Amazing Gorilla Trekking Congo Safaris
Now you are wondering whether to join a travel group or go solo. Yes, solo travelling is way good with its added advantages like flexibility, independence, convenience and many more factors. However, group safaris also come along with their own strong pros and endless benefits that are even more worth than solo travelling. Imagine of the safety in case something goes wrong, the never being alone experiences, cost effectiveness, creating lifelong friends, enjoying group discounts, and other benefits that coming with group travels.
Of course the pleasure depends on the group you are stuck with. But, if you got a positive attitude and a sense of fun, you are definitely going to meet cool travel enthusiasts with whom you have the same travel interests. Almost all travel activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo can be done in a group.
Congo Gorilla Trekking Safaris
Talking of gorilla trekking in Virunga national park, a group of eight is the maximum number of trekkers allowed to visit a gorilla family per a day. However, there are over 8 gorilla families meaning a group of up to 64 people can visit Virunga national park on a given day. It’s simply an activity that gets easier, better and funnier with a bigger number.
Hiking Nyiragongo Volcano
When it gets to hiking in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country is filled with numerous mountains including the Virunga ranges. Millions of tourists visit Congo particularly to hike up mountain Nyiragongo that homes the largest lave lake in the world. Walking through the thick forest, in slippery trails to the rocky landscape becomes easier when you a have a team to look up to and encourages you. It’s amazing how you get to camp in the sides of the lava lake, watching it form a cobweb like structure with someone to express to your amusement.
Community encounters in this remote region of D.R. Congo are safer and enjoyable when done in groups. Not leaving out lowland gorillas and golden monkey tracking that are also done in groups, still turning a would be solo trip into a group travel. The best way to join a safari group is by booking with a local tour operator. Those people know all the places in their countries, the best destinations for groups, the most appropriate travel guides and the hotels with the best discount deals for group tours.
Accommodation in Congo Safari Lodges
Even if it’s a group travel, you can still opt for a single room, double or even a dormitory. For accommodation in Uganda caters for all kinds of travelers. Several Bandas, lodges, hotels, cottages, guesthouses, campsites, and suites have been developed, in and around the tourist attractions for easy accessibility of excellent food and good beds to rest.
When to visit Congo for group safaris
Congo is an all year round tourism destination, you can visit the country from January to December. There is no specific time for visiting Congo, however, it is better to understand the seasonal and weather patterns so you can plan better. The best time to go explore the stunning beauty in the country is during the summer time; that is June to September and December to February. This time the roads are all dry, the hiking / trekking trails are not slippery and it’s not likely to rain.
This is the best season to uncover the highlights of Congo like mountain gorillas in Virunga national park, eastern lowland gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega national park as well as hiking to top of Mount Nyiragongo. Thinking of an African group safari, why not try Congo? An adventure country that will thrill all your nerves and leave you with a thousand stories to tell back home.