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The Congo in 9 days

Posted June 28, 2023 in Itinerary Of The Week - Last updated September 1, 2023

Africa is a land of natural wonders and mesmerizing culture waiting to be explored by every enthusiastic traveler. You can experience some of the most remarkable sights of Africa while on a trip to see the gorillas of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This trip is excellent for travelers who love adventure and relaxing for a few days in the bosom of Africa’s splendid nature. Let’s explore how much we can see of The Congo in 9 days.

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Exploring The Congo & Surrounding Countries

The 9-day trip allows you to explore critical national parks like the Kibale National Park, the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Volcanoes National Park, and the Virunga National Park. These are some of the best national parks where you can spot gorillas. In addition, you can go on guided safaris and stay at forest lodges for a total African exploration experience.

Along with the national parks, you can visit several beautiful lakes here. Uganda’s great lakes, Lake George and Lake Edward, Rwanda’s Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Ruhondo, Lake Burera, and Congo’s Lake Kivu, are spectacular spots worth exploring. You can also go on picnics on these lake banks.

Adventure lovers can go on a hike to the mouth of the Nyiragongo volcano. You can also take some morning treks near the Volcanoes National Park and watch the sunrise. You can also splurge on local crafts when visiting the Iby’iwacu cultural village.

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So, are you interested in going on a trip to see the gorillas of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo on a budget of $1,500-2,000 (USD)? Travel-Wise can help you realize this dream. Check out our other itineraries to chain to your plans here, and consider trying our itinerary generator.

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