Where is Virunga national park? – Virunga national park which is the oldest national park in Africa is situated in north eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and lies within the Albertine rift valley arm of East Africa. The park is the world heritage site that is located in the northern shores of Lake Kivu a few distances from Goma town.

Visiting Virunga national park is an extremely interesting trip as travelers will get an opportunity to enjoy a wide range of holiday safari activities such as the great mountain gorilla trekking experiences, the chimpanzee trekking, golden monkey trekking, and mountain hiking among other activities.

Travelers can access Virunga national park through road transport or air transport depending on traveler’s budget. On road transport, from Goma town it is about 45 minutes covering a distance of about 35 kilometers before you the park. From Rwanda to Virunga national park, travelers will have to go through Gisenyi town then proceed to Goma town then later proceed to Virunga national park.

On air transport, there are many airlines that operate domestic flights in the democratic republic of Congo such as Ethiopia airlines that has scheduled flights to Goma town which is the nearest town to Virunga national park.