Would you like to get started with planning your next safari in Kahuzi Biega National Park. Whether you are looking to gorilla trekking or a sightseeing tour, the information below will help you plan your next trip.
The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is the new destination in East and Central Africa, for an extraordinary experience with the gorillas, surrounded by perpetual jungles of exotic and wild nature. Its primordial inactive volcanoes, not far for the peaceful and eye-catching Lake Kivu, summon climbing activities. Its proximity to the town of Bukavu, situated directly at the border with Rwanda, offers a good touristic infrastructure. The Park invites visitors with an adventurous spirit to an unparalleled discovery. The Park and its surroundings cover lost years and expose an enormous treasure of natural, cultural and historic attractions, represented by a people known as one of the most welcoming, friendly, fun and relaxed. The region surrounding the Park is transforming. Come be a part of its resurgence.
International non-resident tourists hoping to visit the PNKB have to obtain a vise beforehand from an Embassy or Consulate of the DRC in their country of residence. The requirements and guidelines to obtain this visa may change regularly. To properly organize your trip, we recommend you first consult the Consulate of the DRC nearest you for more information.
We can help you have a tourist visa, its applicable for all citizens.
All you have to do is to send us a copy for your passport, then fill in the above formula. We will provide you with an invitation letter then we proceed your visa locally. You will 50USD to have 14 days in Bukavu. It’s applicable for Kahuzi Biega and Virunga national park.
International non-residents: submission of a valid passport and a visa issued by a consular authority (do not forget your health record and verify that your vaccinations against yellow fever are up-to-date prior to your arrival in DRC).
International residents of DRC or CEPGL, CEAC, SADC zones: submission of a valid passport along with a work, residency or courtesy visa.
Students: submission of a student I.D. valid throughout the year
Nationals: submission of a valid voter registration card Youth: ages 15 to 17 (gorilla watching)
Youth: ages 10 to 17 (hiking, camping and climbing)
General Visit Conditions
- Walk in the forest
- Hiking shoes
- Pants and long-sleeved shirts
- Be in generally good health
- Never leave waste materials on your route (cigarette butts, plastic bags, papers, empty bottles.)
- Keep a minimal distance of 8m when visiting the gorillas
- Never be tempted to feed any animal that is encountered (particularly primates)
- Do not smoke in the bush
- Speak quietly in the forest
- Follow every instruction given by the accompaniers of the park (guides and/or guards)