How to Prepare for a Congo Safari

How to Prepare for a Congo Safari : Choosing Congo as one of the top destinations in Africa will give you the chance to watch a number of attractions from the primate species, a number of herbivores and many other attractions as you enjoy the different destinations that you will get to visit to participate in a number of rewarding activities in the country for a memorable safari experience.

Safety of Congo

Interesting about Congo is the fact that a numbers of people have painted it to be an unstable country. However it should b noted that there are a number of areas on the country that are not safe but others are. Therefore you should not rely on the image painted in the media that is why it is very important to have a local tour operator who will give you an insight of the political climate in the country to ensure you have a safe and memorable Congo safari. There are a number of safety precautions in the country that are carried out to ensure that travellers are protected to avoid any accidents during your safari experience. It should be noted that during your Congo safari experience for instance when you visit Virunga National Park, you are accompanied by the military who will escort you the park premises to ensure that you have a safe safari

Hire a private tour operator

Hire a tour operator to help you during the planning session to avoid the hassle of a number of dealing with a number of service providers which can be frustrating. There are a number of trusted tour operator that will get to deal with a number of service providers to make easy bookings. For some of the activities like gorilla trekking permits in Congo, first priority is given to tour operators which will make it easy for travellers to access them as compared to when they apply for themselves.

How to Prepare for a Congo Safari
Gorilla Trekking Congo

List the activities you would like to participate in

Before you visit Congo to participate in your Congo safaris, you should understand the different activities that you are interested in to ensure that you have a memorable experience.  There are a number of activities that can be carried out in different destinations therefore knowing the different activities that can be carried out in the different destinations will ensure that you have a memorable to make the necessary arrangements for a memorable experience. You will get to participate in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park which will give you access to the mountain gorillas in Congo, while participating in gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park, you will get to observe the behaviour of the Eastern lowland gorillas in the wild, Mount Nyirangongo hike and many other attractions. Therefore you should understand which activities you would like to participate in for a memorable safari experience.

Carry some extra cash

While choosing to participate in your Congo safari, you should not miss out on carrying some extra cash that will ive you the opportunity to participate in a number of activities for a memorable safari experience. It should be noted that a number of activities like gorilla trekking in Congo, hiking the Virunga mountains in Congo an many other attractions. All of which have to be paid for. As travellers make their ay to the different destinations, you will come in contact with a number of service providers like the guides during the different activities in the park that will give you a number of relevant information about the activity and also ensure the fact you have a memorable experience therefore carry some money to tip your service  providers as a token of appreciation of the good work done.