Great apes, mountain rainforests, fiery volcanoes and snow-capped mountains, there is no-where else like the D.R.C. and using a combination of comfortable lodges and bush camps, this exploratory flying safari allows you to access some of the most remote regions in Africa.
The thrill of following both mountain and lowland gorillas through these wild parks is worth a visit alone, but there is also the chance to see a remote troop of chimpanzees near the village of Tongo, before spending time with orphaned gorillas at the GRACE primate centre, established by The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.
Exploring the region by helicopter, the pilot follows the winding Semeliki river, part of the Nile River system and picks a secluded spot on the banks for a picnic lunch before flying to a private tented camp on the eastern shores of Lake Edward, with the chance to spot hippo, giant forest hog, wild chimpanzee and the Uganda Kob.
It is however, the chance to get a bird’s eye view of all this, spend time flying over active volcanoes and lava lakes that makes this trip so different and after a thrilling flight over the regions rugged scenery, there is the chance to spend a night on the slopes of Nyiragongo volcano itself. Watching lava glow across the lunar landscape under a starry sky is not to be missed.
For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.
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