The democratic republic of Congo is among the most notable safari destinations where you will get to access a number of rewarding safari experience which will give you the most memorable safari experience as you observe a number of attractions as you participate in a number of different activities. Although Congo has faced a number of tragedies over the year which has made the country not as safe for travellers interested in the wildlife safaris however there are a number of other safety precautions that have been come up with to ensure that travellers have a safe and memorable safari experience while in the country.
The primate safaris in Congo are the most famous safaris that you can take part in to enjoy a number of the different tourism activities for a rewarding safari experience. among the different tourism activities that you can take part that will lead you to a number of primates include;
For gorilla trekking in Congo you will have the chance to observe a number different gorilla species that you can observe when you participate in the gorilla trekking experience in Congo. Travellers will get to watch the mountain gorillas in Congo by participating in gorilla trekking in Virunga national park which will give you access to the habituated gorilla families in Uganda. You will also get to observe the eastern lowland gorillas in Congo by participating in gorilla trekking in Kahuzi biega national park that will give you access to the gorilla families that you will observe a number of rewarding features of the primates among which include the differences between the different gorilla species, you will watch the dominant gorilla, the silver back who has all the mating rights with all the adult females in the wild.
Golden monkey trekking
The golden monkeys are also among the endangered Albertine endemic primate species that can be seen when you embark on your Congo safaris and this will give you access to their rewarding features. The species can be seen along the Virunga mountains in Congo where you will watch the habituated golden monkey troops that you will have an amazing safari experience engaging with for a rewarding experience.
Chimpanzee trekking can also be carried out in Virunga national park which will give you access to the endangered chimpanzee troops that have undergone the habituation process. Which is also a fascinating activity which involves travellers observing the behavior of the species in the wild. You will take pictures of the species as they observe the different features sin the wild.
Visiting sanctuaries and orphanages
Travellers can also visit the Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage where you will volunteer for a day to take care of the orphaned gorillas in the wild by either cleaning their sleeping areas, you will also bottle feed the infants among other roles in the wild. Travellers can also visit the Lwiro chimpanzee sanctuary as you make your way to Kahuzi Biega national park which will lead you to a number of orphaned chimpanzees that you will get to understand more about how the species live in captivity.
Visiting the sanctuaries and the orphanages will give you the chance to observe how the country is encouraging sustainability of the wildlife species in the country to encourage future visits.
Important to note about visiting Congo is the fact that the country is not politically stable and by this it is important to have an on-ground operator who will give you all the current state of the country that will ensure that you have a safe safari when you visit the different destinations in the wild.