Good news from the DR Congo

Virunga National Park in the DRC bordering Rwanda and Uganda has reopened and is now taking bookings for mountain gorilla trekking and accommodation at Mikeno Lodge. Hikes up Nyiragongo volcano and the Tongo chimpanzee treks should soon be available. For further details see http://www.visitvirunga.org or https://www.facebook.com/virunga.

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News from Virunga National Park (DRC)

Virunga National Park in DRCongo is experiencing a resurgence in tourism, with more than 3,000 visits in 2011.  Africa’s oldest National Park,  (established 1925) and a World Heritage site, the park stretches over 7,800 square kilometres. Virunga National Park consists of a wide diversity of landscapes ranging from savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys, forests, … Continue reading News from Virunga National Park (DRC)

Discounted gorilla permits for Virunga National Park, Congo

Virunga National Park, on the opposite site of the Congolese border to Uganda's Mgahinga National Park, has just announced a half-price promotion on the gorilla and volcano treks for a limited time only. From 20 May - 5 June 2011 (17 days), you can visit the gorillas in Congo for $200, and for $100 make the 2-day trek … Continue reading Discounted gorilla permits for Virunga National Park, Congo