Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park: Kahuzi Biega national park is one of the rewarding National Parks in Congo where you can take part in the different wildlife safaris and get the chance to see a number of attractions like; over 300 bird species, primate species like dent’s monkeys, Mona monkeys, l’hoest’s monkey, silver monkey among other primate species. It should be noted that the park is the only place where you can find the eastern lowland gorillas, you can also get the chance to see a number of relief features like the dormant mountains Kahuzi and Biega among other attractions that can be seen in while you take part in a number of activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park for memorable Congo safaris.

Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Birding  

Among the  activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park that you can participate in for rewarding experiences during your Congo Safaris,  birding will give you the chance to see a number of bird species like the African king fisher that can be seen catching fish from the swamp, the Ruwenzori turaco, rockefellers, yellow crested- helmet shrike, sunbirds, trogons, Graud’s broad bill, Shelley’s crimson wing, Congo peafowl, Rwenzori Batis, Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, long-crested eagle handsome Francolin which will make your Congo safaris quite memorable given the fact that the park is a home to over 450 bird species some of which are migratory bird species, endemic and tropical species which will give the ultimate experience to bird lovers.

birding in kahuzi biega national park

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla trekking is among the activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park that will ensure that you have the utmost experience during your Congo safaris. During gorilla trekking, you will get the chance to understand more about the eastern lowland gorillas a class of gorilla species that differs from the mountain gorillas from their different characteristics that you can get to see as you participate in the activity which will give you the chance to spend one hour with them observing their behaviour in the wild.  When you get to the different families in the park, you will get to know how they carry out the daily activities like how they co-exist with one another by observing their feeding patterns, how they co-exist with one another, their play time how they make their nests for overnights, grooming habits among other interesting features of the primates.

Gorilla habituation

As part of your gorilla experience in Kahuzi Biega national park, you can take part in gorilla habituation as part of the memorable activities in Kahuzi Biega national park.  In the park, if you’re interested in spending more time with the gorillas as compared to one hour during gorilla trekking. Gorilla habituation in Kahuzi Biega involves accompanying a group of researchers to a number of gorilla families that are under the habituation process that is training the eastern lowland gorillas getting used to human presence which is quite a fascinating though challenging activity. With gorilla habituation, you will understand how the gorillas react to human presence during their trainings how long it takes to get accustomed to human presence among other rewarding features of the primates during the various trainings.

Hiking

Hiking is another memorable activity in Kahuzi Biega National Park that tourists can participate in for rewarding Congo Safaris. There are two mountains that tourists can hike for an amazing adventure in the park that is Mountains Kahuzi and Biega where they will get to see a number of rewarding attractions as you hike to the summit. During the hike along the mountains, you will get to see rewarding views of Lake Kivu, a number of bird species like yellow crested- helmet shrike, sunbirds, trogons, Graud’s broad bill, Shelley’s crimson wing, Congo peafowl, Rwenzori Batis, Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, long-crested eagle handsome Francolin and so on that will make your safaris quite rewarding.

Nature walks

As part of the different activities in Kahuzi Biega national park, you can carry out nature walks to have a relaxing adventure during your visit in the park.

Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Nature Walks (Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park)

During the nature walks you will get to see a number of attractions like the drainage features for example river Luka and river Lugulu where you will see bird species like yellow crested- helmet shrike, sunbirds, trogons, Graud’s broad bill, Shelley’s crimson wing, Congo peafowl, Rwenzori Batis, primate species that can be seen swinging from tree branches in the forests of the park hence making your safari memorable.

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