7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region

Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom

 

The 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom is an exciting tour package that takes you to the heart of Africa. The famous Katanga Province is worldly recognised for its rich minerals that have been used to manufacture a myriad of products including the first atomic bomb (Hiroshima) along with other electronics, cell phones among others. The safari features sights of Mines, Lofoi Waterfalls – the largest in Central Africa, wild game in Muyambo National Park and the tour to the National Zoo.

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Day 1 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdomthe Mineral Rich region: Arrive in Kinshasa – the Capital City of Congo and transfer to the Hotel

Day 2 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region:  Transfer by flight to Lubumbashi & do city tour

Day 3 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region:    Explore the National Zoo of Lubumbashi & Muyambo National Park

Day 4 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region:  Explore the Lofoi Waterfalls

Day 5 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region: Transfer to Likasi – the mining city of Katanga to explore the mines

Day 6 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region:  Insight view of the mining activity in Katanga

Day 7 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom the Mineral Rich region:  Drive to Lubumbashi and transfer by flight back to Kinshasa

Day 1 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom– the Mineral Rich region: Arrive in Kinshasa – the Capital City of Congo and transfer to the Hotel

You land at Kinshasa where you will be welcomed by our representative and transfer to the hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

 Luxury / Upmarket: Kempinski Hotel Pleuve Congo

Midrange / Standard:  Hotel Memling

Budget / Basic:  Guesthouse Residence

Day 2 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region:  Transfer by flight to Lubumbashi & do city tour

After breakfast, you connect to Kinshasa Airport to catch up with a domestic flight to Lubumbashi popularly known as the City of Silver. Upon arrival in Lubumbashi, you check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the time at leisure. You can as well take a tour to the Malachite green stone to explore the beautiful works of art before retiring for dinner and overnight

 Accommodation
Luxury / Upmarket:  Grand Karavia

Midrange / Standard: Hotel Lubumbashi

Budget / Basic:   Hotel Cosmopolite

Day 3 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region:    Explore the National Zoo of Lubumbashi & Muyambo National Park

You visit the famous National Zoo exploring over 20 distinct species of Congolese animals after which you proceed on the drive to Muyambo National Park to explore the natural landscapes of Democratic Republic of Congo. The possible sights of Zebras, antelopes along with birds may not be missed.

Accommodation
Luxury / Upmarket:  Grand Karavia

Midrange / Standard: Hotel Lubumbashi

Budget / Basic:   Hotel Cosmopolite

 Day 4 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region:  Explore the Lofoi Waterfalls

Following breakfast, set off for the transfer to Lofoi Waterfalls in the Kundelungu Park for sightseeing experience. Also known as Chutes Koloba, these waterfalls are known to be the largest in the whole of Central Africa stretching to 165m high before dropping into the Lofoi River.  Retreat to Lubumbashi in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation
Luxury / Upmarket:  Grand Karavia

Midrange / Standard: Hotel Lubumbashi

Budget / Basic:   Hotel Cosmopolite

Day 5 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region: Transfer to Likasi – the mining city of Katanga to explore the mines

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After breakfast, you cover 120km to Likasi the main mining Centre of Democratic Republic of Congo and Katanga in particular. Likasi also referred to as the red city – the name that derives from the ground marked by a range of mines after which you take a town drive before settling for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: New Salem Lodge / Hotel Tshalukambo

 Day 6 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region:  Insight view of the mining activity in Katanga

This is dedicated for an insight exploration of the mining developments in Katanga region. You take time to explore the socio-economic and political effects that mining has brought to the region of Katanga. It is an educative encounter worth undertaking.

Accommodation: New Salem Lodge / Hotel Tshalukambo

Day 7 of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region:  Drive to Lubumbashi and transfer by flight back to Kinshasa
Following breakfast, you embark on the drive to Lubumbashi from where you will catch up with a flight back to Kinshasa to mark the end of the tour

End of the 7 Days Congo Tour to Katanga Kingdom – the Mineral Rich region


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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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