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Welcome to Kahuzi Biega national Park travel & information portal that will guide you on how to get there, attractions, where to stay, securing a gorilla permit, prominent Congo gorilla Trekking Trusted Tour Operators, travel tips, what to wear, when to go, Nature walks  and recent news about the Lowland Gorillas in Congo.

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP) was gazetted in 1970 to conserve the Grauer’s gorilla, the world’s largest gorilla species. It remains the only place in the world where visitors can see these gorillas in the wild. The park covers an area of 6000 km 2 and protects a mountain forest in eastern DRC, which is the most densely populated region of the country. The park is named after the two spectacular extinct volcanoes which dominate its high altitude sector, Mont Kahuzi (3,308m) and Mont Biega (2,790m). Kahuzi Biega National Park is a Safe destination that is managed by Wildlife Conservation Society.

Gorilla Safari Information

Gorilla Trekking in Congo

3 Days Lowland Gorilla Tour
Book 3 Days Eastern lowland gorilla Safari adventure to Kahuzi biega national park congo

Kahuzi Biega National Park was created in 1970 and occupying the area of 60000 and the first lowland gorilla trekking was done in 1973 in kahuzi biega and its among the reasons that it ranks high when it comes to eastern lowland gorilla trekking, in1975 the park was extended from an area of 60000 to 600000 ha,1980 it was just listed as a heritage centre ,  1997 its was listed on the world heritage sites in danger that concerned the Congo government and other conservation organization to try and conserve the lowland gorillas through campaigns and various park activities like 1 Day Gorilla Trek Congo.

In Congo Various Congo Safaris  tailored by the list of Congo Safari Companies to include Visiting Kahuzi Biega National Park for Eastern Lowland Gorillas  Watch and other Primates , Hike and Community visit.

Lowland Gorilla Trekking in Congo

The eastern lowland gorilla—also known as Grauer’s gorilla—is the largest of the four gorilla subspecies. It is distinguished from other gorillas by its stocky body, large hands and short muzzle. Despite its size, eastern lowland gorillas subsist mainly on fruit and other herbaceous materials, just like other gorilla subspecies.

Gorilla Trekking guide in kahuzi biega in congo is an encounter with the few remaining eastern Lowland Gorillas, which will reward you a clear comparsion of Mountain & Lowland Gorillas in Africa. However only two Gorilla Families are conserved and Open for Gorilla Trekking by Travelers that wish to adventure into the Jungle. We have realized that Congo Gorilla Safaris is the Leading tour Operator that is offering Lowland Gorilla Safaris & Tours to Congo. Wishing to trek the Lowland Gorillas in Congo, Select Congo Gorilla Safaris as your travel partner to ensure the memorable Experience to adventure into the Jungle on Guided Safari, Gorilla Trekking in Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Congo is Possible to join it with Kigali Visits. Go Gorilla trekking in congo requires securing the  Gorilla Permit, it costs USD 400 and enjoy the visit to various Gorilla Families on the Safari Holiday.

Getting there

Kahuzi Biega National Park is located 30 Kms from Bukavu Town and it takes one and Half Drive to enter into the National Park and its can be accessed by road and by air however travelers have to understand that from kavumu airport and at Miti, take left and keep going straight until you reach the visitor centre.

Park Security

Democratic republic of Congo is known to be a region full of mystery, and we have also come to realize that safety is also the primary concern for the tourists in the recent days and it’s also important to always stay updated on the internal issues which might affect travel in the democratic Republic of Congo. Since it’s not completely safe in all the parts of the DRC and it’s important to choose a tour operator who is knowledgeable about the local conditions. More than any other economic activity, Kahuzi Biega National Park Guides takes Care of Gorilla Trekkers and Hikers when in the park for Any Activity and never think of self drive Safaris to Congo.

What to Bring on Gorilla Trekking

The enjoyment of the amazing gorilla trekking experience to Democratic republic of congo starts with the packing list, clothes to wear and When Planning for Congo Gorilla tour in Kahuzi Biega National Park be mindful of what to bring for Gorilla Trekking in Congo, always pack the african clothing wear for memorable safari adventure.

Accommodations in Congo

Bukavu Safari lodges For the Moment Visitors to Kahuzi biega national park should be a ware that there is no lodge or Accommodation that has been developed at the park but all lodges recommended are found in Bukavu  town the nearest town located south of lake kivu.But for budget travelers / visitors the park offers camping at the park headquarter in Lwiro.  Go gorilla trekking in congo to enjoy the true experience of watching the world’s largest primates called Eastern Lowland Gorilla.

Find the list of Accommodation and lodges that have the best services to offer for Congo Tourists.
When Visiting Congo for Gorilla Safari Holiday, it requires to buy the Gorilla permit which costs USD 400 to enjoy the Gorilla Trekking Experience in the Jungle of Kahuzi Biega National Park.

Congo Tourists Visa

Wishing to Visit Congo as a Tourist, Enjoy a Gorilla Safari Holiday in Congo by Entering Congo with a Cheap Tourists Visa sold to travelers that Explore Congo as Gorilla Watchers due to the Congo Tourism Potential Features found in the Country.

Congo Safari Companies Don’t Hassle so much to book a Gorilla Safari in Congo, Find the reliable Safari Companies that can help you in organizing Gorilla Trekking Adventure for a life time Memory.

Kahuzi Biega National Park Directory has listed the best recommended Tour Operators that can help you in the Organization of the Gorilla Trekking Experience in Congo, check out on the 5 Days Gorilla Trek Africa in Congo.

Lowland Gorilla Trekking Rules

There are rules and Regulations that must be observed by Gorilla Trekkers in Congo in order to conserve the Lowland Gorillas in the Wild. Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulation, Find More Information about the Dos and Donts while on Gorilla Trekking in Kahuzi Biega National Park.

Hiking in Kahuzi Biega National Park are among the top best safari activity to be enjoyed by travelers that wish to hike, and camping is the available accommodation , Hike the Mount Kahuzi and Biega on a Congo Safari Holiday with any Tour Operator when you visit Congo. Also Don’t Miss to trek the Mountain Gorillas in Congo National Park of Virunga or Even in Uganda and Rwanda.

Check out on the Park Website: Kahuzi Biega : to make online reservations for gorilla permits, find tariffs and get support for visa applications directly?

Accommodation/Where to Stay

Accommodation in Congo
We've personally visited the best Kahuzi Biega National park accommodation Boutique hotels, villas, safari lodges, B&Bs Personal booking assistance, no booking fee. Find the list of Hotels in Bukavu.

Congo Gorilla Trekking

1Day Lowland Gorilla Tour
Enjoy guided Congo gorilla trekking tours to visit the eastern lowland gorillas with Reliable Safari Company that offer safaris at unbeatable prices and with unparalleled value.

What to Pack for a Safari

Congo safari packing list
Visiting Democratic republic of congo for a Congo Safari , get the packing list below is just a mere guideline as you may have your own preferences to enable enjoy the adventure holidays.

While in Kahuzi Biega National Park, besides visiting the Eastern Lowland gorillas, you can take a safari to visit the Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park, Maiko National Park, ituri forest, Upemba National Park & Okapi Wildlife Reserve  and other interesting tourist areas that are worth checking out like the Idjwi Island. Check Congo safari destinations here.

Congo Gorilla Trip 2017 & 2018In kahuzi biega national park the terrain is rough while accessing the areas mostly starting  from  Kahuzi Tourists Centre but a 4×4 Safari jeep will ensure you get to the destination on time to enjoy the gorilla trekking on  3 Days lowland Gorilla Tour.

A trek through this, is among Africa’s most ancient rain forests, in search of the vulnerable Eastern Lowland Gorillas, ranks among one of the world’s premier Primate encounters and its a wonderful adventure to Mountain Gorillas  in Volcanoes national Park Rwanda , Big five Wildlife Tanzania Safari as multi country safari.

Where Else Can you see Eastern Lowland gorillas? After your gorilla tours in Congo, a visit to Maiko National Park is a great opportunity to see the other half of the remaining Eastern gorillas in the world. Visit the Volcanoes National Park Rwanda for Gorilla trekking or combine the Nyiragongo climbing tour on multi country adventure in Africa.Besides the mountain gorillas, check for Gorilla Trek Africa.   You can combine your Rwanda or Congo gorilla tour with climbing mount Nyiragongo.

About ICCN Congo

The Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation is a Congolese governmental partner tasked with the protection and conservation of the Virunga National Park and Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Members of the ICCN are charged with the overall protection of the parks and the endangered mountain gorilla.

The ICCN works with various national and international NGO partners.

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