Located 40 km west of Bukavu. It takes approximately 1 to 1½ hours to drive from Bukavu to the entrance of the park depending on traffic. Follow the road heading towards Kavumu Airport and turn left at the intersection in the town of Miti. Keep driving straight until you reach the Tshivanga visitor centre.
Getting to Kahuzi-Biega National Park in Eastern Congo
In case you are within DRC especially in Bukavu Town, it is possible to drive to the park 40kms about 1 hour and half. Setting off from Goma Town to Kahuzi-Biega, it is 230kms, approximately 5-6 hours’ drive. From Rwanda to Kahuzi-Biega, expect to take 6-7 hours on the road or fly from Kigali airport to Goma or Kavumu airports.
From Bukavu Town in the DRC, Kahuzi-Biega National Park just 40kms away and from Goma Town, it is 230kms.
From Kigali Rwanda, a road trip to Kahuzi-Biega National Park covers about 6 to 7 hours.
Visitors can board RwandAir or any airline setting off from Kigali airport to Goma airport/Kavumu airport.