Home to magnificent rainforests, forested highlands and the mighty mountain gorilla, the Democratic Republic of Congo offers one of the finest adventure holiday destinations in Africa, people just don’t know it yet. Lesser explored due to years of political turmoil, it is paramount that you have the expertise and first-hand knowledge by your side on luxury Congo holidays. Its undiscovered landscapes hold a powerful allure to the inquisitive traveller, who is ensured an exclusive experience through the wild jungles, foothills and volcanic peaks.
When you embark on luxury Congo holidays with OROKO, not only will you have 24/7 support, but you will have local guides who will be by your side every step of the way. We’ve journeyed the length and breadth of DRC, so trust us when we ensure luxury, sustainable tourism and unbeatable value.
POCKET GUIDE TO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Virunga, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located on the eastern edge of the Congo Basin, is Africa’s oldest national park, most biodiverse protected area, and the world’s second largest rainforest. It’s 7,800 square kilometres comprise forest, savannah, swamps, active volcanoes and the snow-capped peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains. A luxury Congo holiday allows you to witness one-third of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas, as well as over a thousand species of mammal, bird, and reptile.
Best Time to Visit
Given its equatorial location, the Democratic Republic of Congo has a tropical climate and warm weather year-round, with temperatures ranging between 20˚C and 32˚C. For wildlife and nature enthusiasts, the dry season from June to October is the ideal time to visit for optimal animal sightings and hiking conditions. There is also a short dry season from January to February, which would be the perfect time to visit for those wanting winter sun and fewer crowds.