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Kahuzi-Biega National Park

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All reviews mountain gorillas national park an hour gorilla family lake kivu dr congo amazing experience gorilla experience coffee and tea guest house my husband and i cross the border couple of days real africa bamboo shoots no problem photo opportunities
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The opportunity to see the Eastern lowland gorillas was absolutely amazing. The park guides and staff were incredible. My only word of caution would be the extreme bureaucracy and corruption of the border guard entering and leaving the Congo. Be prepared to spend hours at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The highlight of the park is the visit of the Gorilla. We did that tour, it is a great experience. Depending on where the Gorilla are, you'll have to walk between 1 to 3 hours. When we were there the Gorilla were in the bamboo...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon C
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Amazing, astonishing, fascinating ... Lowland gorilla trekking was an unforgettable experience The staff is amazing and take so muche care for everybody. During planning as well as on the track. And traveling to eastern Kongo (south kivu) is no problem at all. Friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The gorilla trek was an amazing experience. The gorilla's rewarded us with a lot of activity and photo opportunities. This was my second gorilla trek once in Rwanda and this one. This gorilla experience was by far the best the trek was tough but do-able....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank denise r
Reviewed August 18, 2018

My husband and I (in our fifties) did one gorilla track in KBNP as part of a 13-day safari through Uganda and Rwanda organised by African Adventure Safaris. We crossed into Bukavu, DRC from Rusizi I in Rwanda. It was seamless and hassle-free through immigration...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank FrancesWuYL
Reviewed August 6, 2018

In 1970, the Kahuzi Biega National Park (KBNP) was gazette to conserve the Grauer’s gorilla (Gorilla Beringei Graueri), the world’s largest gorilla species, consisting of only some 250 individuals. It remains the only place in the world where visitors can see these gorillas in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ali_Vazir-Jeffery
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We just visited the Kahuzi-Biega park today. This was a memorable, amazing experience. First up, the guides and trackers are fantastic. Knowledgeable, caring, and extremely dedicated to creating the best possible experience for us. The gorilla experience here is quite different from seeing the Mountain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Wayne502012
Reviewed June 19, 2018

My son and I were fortunate to have the experience of a lifetime spending more than an hour with a family of Eastern Lowland Gorillas in the DRC. Our guide Safari was terrific and to track and then view a family of the largest primates...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank DS14640
Reviewed January 16, 2018

If you love gorillas, add Kahuzi-Biega National Park to your list of places to visit. I’ve had the good fortune to see gorillas in Rwanda, Uganda, and DR Congo. Each experience was unique, I would do any of them again. I loved the Kahuzi-Biega experience...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank japsfo
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Very pleasant National Park, where you can visit the Gorilla's! It's undervisited, and we would definitly recommend it. Lwiro is also a very nice to visit!! A visa for Congo can be obtained by an invitation letter from the Kahuzi Biega NP. You can enter...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank kaatje36
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carharias
Hello everyone I have a few questions that I hope someone can answer: Some very good information here. I will be heading to Bukavu in Late July to see the Eastern Lowland Gorillas. I will be doing two treks. I have been looking around for information regarding a place to stay and a transportation contact to get to The National park for the treks. 1. Does anybody have any names of contacts (and their contact details) that can drive me to KB National park at a reasonable price? Right now, the best price I have is $150 USD return. This was a quote from someone in the tourist office at KB NP. 2. Anybody stay in a decent guesthouse or hotel for under $50? Preferably near where the Ihusi Ferry (from Goma) docks. 3. Where exactly does the Ihusi ferry dock in Bukavu? Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks, Tom
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Billy S |
carhais, i don t think you will get some thing cheaper than that on transportation since that money is inclusive of toll fees on 3 spots so basically better to have some one from the park office as you will be assured of the... More
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An invitation letter to kahuzi Biega can be easily obtained through a tour operator or a kahuzi biega national park, upon booking and proof payment of any safari activity in the park like , gorilla permit, Nature walk and... More
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