Photo: Sergey Uryadnikov/Shutterstock

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Following Democratic Republic of the Congo will allow us to provide you customized content based on your interests

Gorilla spotting in Congo is easily its biggest attraction, and though Virunga National Park is the quintessential place to go for it, it’s far from your only option.

Read More

Eastern Lowland Gorillas can also be found at Kahuzi-Biega National Park, which gets few tourists but boasts plenty of primates.

Gorillas aren’t the only wildlife worth spotting in DRC, and if you head to Garamba National Park you’ll also find elephants, hippos, and giraffes in abundance, even though the white rhinos who once called it home are gone. You can also visit a bonobo sanctuary about 90 minutes outside the capital in Kinshasa, or spend a couple of days at Inkisi Falls exploring the system of caves that surround them.

high-speed rail travel is coming to Florida

Trending in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Latest

high-speed rail travel is coming to Florida

Congo River odyssey: 30 days + 1 dangerous brush with malaria

What journalists carry on the front lines: Daniel van Moll, DRC

Hiking a Congolese volcano in the shadow of civil war

The DRC you don’t see in the news

Photo essay: Journey to an erupting volcano

Battling the “who am I to…” syndrome

The Elephant Ivory Project: Tracking poached ivory

6 ecological disasters you’ve probably never heard of

Following Democratic Republic of the Congo will allow us to provide you customized content based on your interests
Save Bookmark

We use cookies for analytics tracking and advertising from our partners. For more information read our privacy policy.