8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls

8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo

 

The 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo is an exciting safari package that starts and ends in Kinshasa – the main capital of Democratic Republic of Congo. The Bas Congo features great attractions including the famous Inga Falls, the ports of Matadi and Boma connecting Congo to the western world via the Atlantic Ocean, famous Zongo Falls and Kisantu Botanical Gardens and Mangroove National Park which combine to generate ultimate Congo Safari memories.

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Day 1 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls: Arrive in Kinshasa & transfer to the hotel

Day 2 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Visit Zongo Falls & Kisantu Botanical Gardens

Day 3 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Explore Matadi City

Day 4 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:    Explore the Inga Falls

Day 5 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:     Explore Boma

Day 6 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Explore the Muanda & Tonde Mangrove

 Day 7 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls: Tour Muanda & River Markets & flight to Kinshasa

Day 8 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Kinshasa City tour & depart

Day 1 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls: Arrive in Kinshasa & transfer to the hotel

Following a flight from your country of origin, you land at Kinshasa where you will be welcomed by our representative before transferring to the respective 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 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Visit Zongo Falls & Kisantu Botanical Gardens

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You transfer to Kisantu and spend the day visiting the Kisantu Botanical Gardens which features a considerable collection of ancient trees along with bright endemic flowers making it one of the great ex-situ conservation sites in Central Africa. From Kisantu, you continue to Zongo Falls in the Bas Congo Forest. You enjoy the amazing scenic waterfall falling 65m below the sharp rocks with a provision for natural bath if you wish. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Seli Safari Zongo
Day 3 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Explore Matadi City

Transfer to this famous Old Belgian colonial city set on the rocks standing as the major port linking Democratic Republic of Congo to the Western world. It is the main water entry and exit point to Kinshasa where ships operate. You undertake a thorough city tour of Matadi ending at Livingstone Falls before retiring for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:  Flat Hotel Ledya
 Day 4 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:    Explore the Inga Falls

Following breakfast, you take up an adventure climb gaining views of Belvedere, the rocky streets, sandy beaches, the majestic Congo River and the hills below. You gain the view of traditional made brick yards at the foot of Cambier peak before crossing the Pont Merechal Bridge to connect to Inga where the view of the mightiest dam of Africa along with the famous Inga Falls. Proceed to Boma for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:   Hotel Mabuilu

 Day 5 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:     Explore Boma

Set off for the day’s exploration of Boma port – the second largest after Matadi. You visit the first Church in Congo that dates far back to 1890, the Baobab of Stanley – the legendary explorer before taking a boat cruise along the Congo River to the Atlantic Ocean making a stop at Banana. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Tourist Hotel

Day 6 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Explore the Muanda & Tonde Mangrove

Following breakfast, take a scenic drive to the beautiful Muanda seaside town marked with gossamer white sand and soothing breezes from the Ocean. The end point is Tonde Mangroves which are drained by River Tonde presenting opportunities to explore Hippos along with birds and mammals in the Mangroves National Park. Depending on the weather, you can have an opportunity to view the Slavery rest.

Accommodation: Marmite des esclaves

 Day 7 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls: Tour Muanda & River Markets & flight to Kinshasa

Spend the morning visiting the markets, the city landscapes of Muanda and the way of life of the local people after which you catch up with a flight transfer back to Kinshasa. You can opt to explore the night life of Kinshasa City and depending on the day, you can attend the Rumba Concert or any music show where the famous Lingala songs can be heard.

Accommodation

 Luxury / Upmarket: Kempinski Hotel Pleuve Congo

Midrange / Standard:  Hotel Memling

Budget / Basic:  Guesthouse Residence

Day 8 of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls:  Kinshasa City tour & depart

Following breakfast, take up a city tour including the Marche de Valeur a local market for last minute shopping after which you transfer to the Airport to catch up with a flight back home.

 End of the 8 Days Congo Safari Tour to Bas Congo to explore Wild West, River Rapids & Livingstone Falls


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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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