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What to Pack for Gorilla Safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park.

Planning a Gorilla Safari to Visit the most endangered primates in Africa the Eastern lowland Gorillas? Take a consideration of what to wear or pack for the gorilla safari adventure to Kahuzi Biega national Park . As its found out on travel forums and guides that offer travel related information concerning Africa, Kahuzi Biega has put in much efforts to bring you the important information on what to wear, What to pack for an adventure tour to Congo Bukavu and even when visiting Goma for mountain Gorilla Trekking adventure in Virunga National Park in the northern part of Lake Kivu.

When the visitor has secured the gorilla permit for the congo Safari holiday then the next step is what to pack for an African vacation Holiday. The list packing is below for the Memorable Gorilla Trekking in Congo.

Hiking Boots

Gorilla trekking in Congo involves hiking in search for the endangered Lowland Gorilla & mountain gorillas. Because of the nature of the forests plus the altitude, you need light weight hiking boots for this activity.

Garden Gloves

You will require gloves to protect your hands during your gorilla trek in Congo. As you move in these forests (Virunga & Kahuzi Biega), remember that it can get slippery and somehow you need to hold on some plants, trees or even climbing trees. These gloves will therefore protect you from germs and other items that may scratch your hands.

Rain Jacket

Congo has a tropical rain forest and rain is received throughout the whole year in these zones where forests are found that is Virunga and Kahuzi Biega National Park. You will never tell when it is going to rain so you need a rain jacket for this.

Long Sleeved Shirts/Blouse/

You are required to have long sleeved trousers/shirts for your gorilla trekking in Congo. Please ensure that you tack in your trousers in your hiking boots to avoid insects such as safari ants entering your trousers.

Cameras and extra batteries

Photography is an important component of your safari and thus make sure that you have your camera ready, charge your batteries very well and if necessary, carry extra batteries as you will need to take as many photographs in the 1 hour you will have with the gorillas in Virunga and Kahuzi Biega National parks and Please make sure that you switch off your flash while taking photos.

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