When to Visit Virunga National Park- Nyamuragira Volcano.
You can visit the virunga national park for Volcano Hiking like Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira Volcano located Eastern part of Nyiragongo, Apart from Active Volcanoes in Democratic republic of congo, there is Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee watching , all these activities can be done at any time of the year though it would be good if you considered the seasons like from Mach to June.
This means that this time of the year doesn’t favour those that are intending to visit places like virunga Mountains for Mountains gorillas and chimpanzees and other forest activities like Hiking, Nature Walks since the rain is very heavy and insistent , and Congo gorilla trekking & Hiking adventures becomes so challenging as the tracking trails are not easy .
From June to September in Congo.
This is a dry period and it’s a good time of the year to visit Democratic republic of congo for a Hiking adventure, Chimpanzee Watching and gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park as the Tourism is at peak during these months of the year. This is the best time for combing Nyiragongo , Nyamuragira Volcano Hike with Mountain gorilla trekking since it will be a dry season and walking through the terrains of Virunga Mountains is not challenging.
Apart from Gorilla Trekking and Nyiragongo Hike , Game viewing is so easy in these months as its known that virunga national park has a section for wildlife viewing that’s the part that borders Queen elizabeth national park in Uganda, Near waters of lake Edward.
From October to November
These are that months that virunga national Park tends to offer discounted prices for Travelers on all Safari activities in Virunga. These months come with little rain and they are short lived . In this short season,Gorilla trekking can be done though can be a bit tough. Here the vegetation is all green and the skies are so blue which offers a great background for the photographs.
Where to stay during your stay in the Virunga National park
There are many accommodation facilities that you can chose from depending on your budget in Goma town or in the virunga national park. You may choose the luxury hotels for the big spenders that include;Mikeno Lodge , Bukima Tented Camp, Nyiragongo Summit Hotels
Definitely a trip to Virunga National park will be more than you can expect. You will see many primates and Hike Nyiragongo or Nyamuragira volcano. Just select the most reliable Congo Safari Companies.