Primate Safaris in Congo : While choosing the perfect destination for the primate safaris in Africa, there are a number of destinations that can come in mind like Uganda for gorilla trekking in Uganda, volcanoes national park for gorilla trekking in Rwanda where you can also participate in Golden monkey trekking in Rwanda Mgahinga national park for golden monkey trekking in Uganda, in Uganda you can also take part in chimpanzee trekking in Uganda and many other rewarding attractions however with the different destinations in Africa, the democratic republic of Congo will give you the most rewarding Congo safari tour experience watching a number of primate species as you participate in the primate safaris in Congo which will give you the chance to observe an participate in a number of rewarding activities
Chimpanzee trekking in Congo is among the most rewarding tourism activity that you should not miss out during your primate safaris in Congo, chimpanzee trekking in Congo is carried out in Virunga national park where travellers will get to access the habituated chimpanzee troops in Virunga national park which will give you the chance to observe their behaviour in the wild like; you will get the opportunity to watch the adult females of the group taking care of the infants, breast feeding them, grooming them, you will also get to watch the females going through ovulation having red swelling on their bottoms that show they are ready for mating, you will also get to hear how they communicate with one another through hooting, clapping, laughing and many other interesting features of the primates in the wild which will help you have the amazing chimpanzee trekking experience in Congo.
Mountain gorilla trekking
As part of the primate safaris in Congo, you will get the opportunity to track the mountain gorillas in Congo which will give you the chance to observe the behaviour of the mountain gorillas in the will give you the chance to observe a number of features of the mountain gorillas in Congo. Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park will give you the opportunity to observe a number of rewarding features of the mountain gorillas in the wild.
Gorilla trekking in Congo will give you one hour with the habituated gorillas in the wild for instance you will get to see the adult females in the group enticing the males to mate with them, you will get to watch the adult males in the group mating with the females, you will get to see the general overseer of the gorilla family who has all the mating rights of with the females of the family among other rewarding attractions in the park for an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Congo.
While in Virunga national park you can also visit the Senkwenkwe gorilla orphanage and get to take care of orphaned gorillas, you can also hike mount Nyiragongo which will give you the chance to observe a number of unique attractions in the park as you make your way to the summit which will give you rewarding views of the lava boiling underneath the earth’s crust.
Lowland gorilla trekking
As part of the primate safaris in Congo, you can also part in lowland gorilla trekking in Congo which can be seen when you participate in Gorilla trekking in Kahuzi Biega national park which will give you the chance to watch the eastern lowland gorillas in Congo which are quite different from the mountain gorillas that are found in the higher elevations. While visiting Kahuzi Biega National park, you can make a stopover at the Lwiro chimpanzee sanctuary to help you understand more about species that are taken care of in captivity and also get to volunteer to take care of them which will give you an up-close look at their interesting features to thrill while on Congo Safaris.
Golden monkey trekking
Golden monkey trekking in Congo should not miss out during your primate safaris in Congo because this will give you the chance to watch the golden monkey another endangered Albertine endemic species that can be seen when you take part in golden monkey trekking in Virunga national park and these will give you the chance to observe their behaviour in the wild when you get to spend one hour with them. You will also get to watch the different attractions as you take part in the activity and among which can be seen include primate species like the vervet monkey, Hamlyn’s monkey, black and white colobus monkey and many other rewarding attractions. You can also watch the Albertine endemic species like the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler and many more for an amazing experience.