Best Safaris In Congo : When travellers think about Congo, the first thing that come to their minds is the political instability but you will watch the number of different destinations that you can visit to have the most rewarding safari experience as you explore a number of safe tourism destinations in the country. The best Congo safaris that one can embark on during their safari experience in the democratic republic of Congo are the primate safaris which will lead them to a number of notable primate species like the gorillas in Africa, the endangered chimpanzees, the golden monkeys and other rewarding primate species in the wild.

6 Days Virunga Classic Safari


The gorillas in Congo are among the notable species that can be seen when you participate in the primate safaris in Congo. While participating in gorilla trekking in Congo, you will have the chance to watch a number of different primate species in the wild like the mountain gorillas and the eastern lowland gorillas that will give you the most rewarding safari experience in the wild. The mountain gorillas in Congo can be seen while participating in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park will lead you to the high elevations of mount Mikeno which will give you the opportunity to spend an hour with the species for a memorable safari experience.

Currently, Virunga national park is closed due to the fact that mount Nyiragongo erupted travellers can also participate in gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park which will access you to the eastern lowland gorillas in the wild which is quite fascinating to watch as you observe a number of rewarding features of the species. Kahuzi biega is currently the only park travellers can get to access to the gorillas because of its safety and the fact that it is also open.

You can also get to watch the orphaned gorillas and also get to volunteer taking care of them for a day which will give you more chances and time spent with the gorillas in the wild. Visit the Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage in Virunga national park and spend time with the species.


The chimpanzees in the wild can be seen when you participate in chimpanzee trekking in Virunga national park which will lead you to the habituated chimpanzee troops in the wild as they carry out their daily activities in the wild. Travellers can also visit the Lwiro chimpanzee sanctuary which will give you the opportunity to watch how the species are rehabilitated to be released back in the wild due to a number of unfortunate events while in the wild. Just like the gorilla orphanage, in the Lwiro chimpanzee sanctuary you can also volunteer and take care of the species for a day as you observe their rewarding features in the wild.

Best Safaris In Congo
Lwiro Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Golden monkeys

The golden monkeys are also among the notable primate species that can be seen during your primate safaris in Congo and these are also among the Albertine endemic species in the wild that can be seen in the wild as you hike mount Mikeno in order to observe a number of their rewarding features. Just like the mountain gorillas, the golden monkeys are found in the bamboo trees which are found in the high elevations of the park therefore you should consider training by walking long distances before your safari to get used to the distance in order to have a memorable safari experience without lagging behind during your safari experience.

You can also watch a number of monkey species and other primate species in Congo as you visit both Kahuzi biega national park that you can watch as you participate in the primate tracking in Congo and among the primate species that can be seen include; the olive baboon, the Hamlyn monkey, dent’s monkey, black and white colobus monkey, Mona monkey and many other rewarding attractions for a rewarding safari experience.

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