Rainforests, rivers, and volcanos fill the Democratic Republic of Congo. While Congo has not always been a popular tourist attraction, its geography includes some of the richest landscapes in Africa. Lola Ya Bonobo is a haven for bonobos and is a popular attraction. While Bonobo’s are commonly hunted, Lola Ya Bonobo provides a sanctuary that attempts to recover Bobobo’s so they can live out healthy lives. Kahuzi Biega National Park provides the experience of volcanoes that are excellent for hiking. The Virunga National Park sits on the borders of Uganda and Rwanda. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest national park in Congo. Visitors will come across forests, volcanoes, swamps, savannas, valleys, and other surprises.
Congos town offers different restaurants and bakeries that are immersed within the culture. A few specialties are Moambe, which is the national dish made up of chicken or fish cooked with cassava leaves, bananas, hot pepper sauce, palm nuts, and peanuts. Visit Congo during a holiday, such as National Liberation Day on May 17 that pays tribute to the Movement for Liberation of the rebel group in Congo that fought against the government. Dive into how holidays are celebrated in the country