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The Spirit of Congo Adventure

The Spirit of Congo

7-Day Get up close with the mountain gorillas of Congo, the Congo hounds and the orphan gorillas of Senkwekwe.

From A$3,574 per person


Nothing is more confronting then witnessing one of mans closest living relatives, the Mountain Gorilla. On this 7 day highly memorable adventure you have some rare close encounters with primates including the Chimpanzees.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the largest populations of great apes in Africa. In the shadow of Nyirogongo volcano (one of only two live volcanoes in Africa) live the rare mountain gorilla of the Virunga National Park. 

RAW Africa invites you to experience the wildlife and culture of Congo in the oldest national park in Africa. The Virunga Foundation is spear heading the protection and tourism development of this incredible part of Congo and supports the work of over 520 local wildlife rangers, Senkwekwe Gorilla Orphanage, as well as the dedicated antipoaching unit- the Congo hounds.

*Due to the duration of the Gorilla/Volcano Adventure , RAW Africa begins and completes this tour in Kigali, Rwanda. Min 4 people for this safari. Enquire now

What You Will Experience:

  • Close Encounters with Mountain Gorillas
  • Meet the Congo Hound Protection Units
  • Visit the orphan gorillas of Senkwekwes
  • Stay in beautiful lodge accommodation in the National Park
  • Visit Lake Kivu
  • Optional: Climbing Nyirogongo Volcano $270 per person

Inclusions:

  • Gorilla Trekking Permit/Volcano Trekking Permit
  • All transfers, transport, activities,
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All tips/gratuities except for RAW Africa staff.
  • Accommodation - 4 nights guest house, 2 nights in a luxury eco lodge.
  • Meals: All itinerary meals included.

*Single supplement - $320 extra

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Discover the adventurer in you when you come on one of our Discovery Tours, which you can take at any time of the year. These classical tours are hosted by our local guides and include an enriching array of activities. The itineraries are flexible and include many magical moments. These tours can be added to other itineraries if you wish to extend your stay.

The Spirit of Congo

Available all year round – you choose the date!

Pricing

Twin share – $3574

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Family – (total for two adults + two children)

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Level 1: Easy - Immerse!

If your fitness is average, this is the level for you, especially if you just want to relax and participate in activities that are not too strenuous. The activities are optional, and some of them involve trekking in various terrains for 0.5 to 1 kilometre at a time. All you need for this level is good health and a sense of adventure.


You need to have a good sense of adventure and relatively fit to join this group. Bring a smile, camera and take home many fabulous memories!

Best Time of Year to Travel

Anytime! Africa is a beautiful diverse country with seasonal wildlife viewings

Discovery Tour

Discover the adventurer in you when you come on one of our Discovery Tours, which you can take at any time of the year. These classical tours are hosted by our local guides and include an enriching array of activities. The itineraries are flexible and include many magical moments. These tours can be added to other itineraries if you wish to extend your stay.

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