Kahuzi Biega National Park
Kahuzi Biega National Park

There is a lot to enjoy when you visit Kahuzi Biega national park on an African safari due to the fact the Kahuzi Biega is a virgin destination with lush green vegetation, the mountainous landscape, river and lakes thus it has a lot to offer to travelers who would like to enjoy the feelings of the true African jungle. Some of attractions and activities to enjoy on a safari to Kahuzi Biega national park include,

Lowland Gorilla trekking adventure, this is one of the key attractions in Kahuzi Biega national park that attracts a number of travelers all over world that come Africa. As earlier mentioned the lowland gorillas are different from the mountain gorillas and they offer an extremely exciting experience just at the first sight you will meet with them. The lowland gorilla trekking permit costs 400 USD per person and travelers will be allowed to spend only on hour with a lowland gorilla family, as you enjoy watching a gorilla family feeding, the juvenile gorillas playing among other behavior patterns.

Mountain hiking, this is another activity in Kahuzi Biega national park that offers exception experiences to travelers. Kahuzi Biega national park harbors two active volcanoes that is Mount.kahuzi and mount. Biega, this is where travelers enjoy the hiking experiences in the jungle.  The hiking adventure offers incredible scenic views to Bukavu town, Lake Kivu among other beautiful views of the tropical rainforests of Kahuzi Biega national.

Bird watching, Kahuzi Biega national park is one of the bird watching destinations that is home to over 350 bird species where 42 bird species are Albertine endemic. Some of the birds that bird lovers will on their birding safari include Congo fowl, Rockefeller’s, African green broad bill, yellow crested helmet-shrike, grauer’s broadbill, grauer’s warbler, Rwenzori turaco, Shelley’s crimson wing among other bird species.

Nature walk, the only way to explore mount Kahuzi Biega national park is through guided nature walks with a park ranger guide. Nature walks will offer travelers an opportunity to encounter with other birdlife in the tropical rainforest of the park, other wildlife animals besides the lowland gorillas such as the forest elephants, the antelopes, buffaloes, primates such as chimpanzees, the white and black colobus monkeys, the red tailed monkeys, the L’Hoest’s monkeys, the blue monkeys among others. Nature walks can give an insight to interact the local community as well as its people and culture.

Visiting Lwiro primate Rehabilitation Centre, this is a conservation sanctuary for chimpanzees and other primate mammals that have been rescued from poaching. The sanctuary gives an opportunity to travelers to encounter with a lot of primates as well participating in the conservation practice of the touched primates.