Virunga National Park, Congo
Virunga National Park, Congo

Lodges in Virunga national park

As you plan for your safari to the Virunga national park in the DRC, one of the things you should expect id the best service at the accommodation centers at this park. There are many lodges that will cater for all kinds of groups with their levels of planned budgets; luxury, midrange and budget.

Mikeno lodge

Mikeno lodge is a luxurious lodge situated in Virunga national park. Its location gives spectacular views of the rift valley and Nyiragongo volcano. when you stay at Mikeno lodge, you can easily get to multiple tourism activities of the park; gorilla trekking, Hiking to Nyiragongo, bird watching, visiting Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage center and the place is also visited by monkeys.

Kibumba tented lodge

Kibumba tented lodge provides the tastiest meals and you’ll experience virunga’s wilderness when you spend your nights at the tents of this accommodation center. A relaxation at the lounge during the day is a good enjoyment of the site. You can easily connect from this place to the hiking and gorilla trekking starting points.

Lulimbi tented camp

This camp provides accommodation in the best way of staying in the wilderness. The tents are comfortable and spacious with the necessary requirements of clean water, toilets and others. It is located in the eastern part of the park in Ishasha- where you can go for game drives, bird watching, and boat cruise. While at this place, you’ll easily spot buffaloes, elephants, kobs, warthogs and hippos.

Tchengera Island camp 

Tchengera island camp, located just off Lake Kivu is an ideal resting place for tourists that enjoy great quietness. It gives good views of some volcanoes, Lake Kivu and other landscape. While here, you may go for swimming at one of the bays close to the camp.

There are more lodges perfect for stay on a safari if you are interested to spend the night in Goma town. They are Lac Kivu lodge, Hotel Cap Kivu, Ihusi Hotel.

Bukima Tented Camp