7 Days DR Congo Kinshasa Tour and Visiting Bonobos

This 7 Days DR Congo Kinshasa Tour and Visiting Bonobos in the wild package brings you to visit bonobos in the wild in the heart of Africa. You will navigate up the Congo River to reach Tshumbiri in Mai-Ndombe Province in DR Congo. The Bonobos are a very rare animal to see in the wild. Additionally, the Bonobos are our closest living relatives, with more than 99% identical DNA. This comes as a unique experience as the Bonobos are endemic to the DR Congo.

This 7 Days DR Congo Kinshasa Tour and Visiting Bonobos in the wild trip makes you feel the real Africa, this is raw, authentic untouched, wild Africa. The experience of seeing the locals along the river going about their daily lives is something that, in all likelihood, can only be found in one or two places in the world. To visit bonobos in the wild will definitely not be an easy trip, it is an expedition. It will surely be very rewarding if you can handle the unpredictable environment that is the Democratic Republic of Congo. At the end of the trip, you will be among the rare tourist on the planet to visit bonobos in the wild.

Day 1: Arrive at N’Djili International Airport in Kinshasa and Pick up transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Pick up and Travel to Menko and Tsumbiri

Day 3: Trekking Bonobos in the Nakala forest.

Day 4: Second day of Trekking Bonobos in the forest and visit of the chief and local people, and cultural dances.

Day 5: Transfer Back to Kinshasa

Day 6: Kinshasa City tour ( visit of thé stadium Tata Raphaël where Ali flight with Foreman), visit of Nsele ( Mobutu’s vestige house)

Day 7: After Breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport to end the trip with drop off for your departure flight

Included
  • All transfers mentioned in the program
  • Speed boat
  • Gasoil
  • Moto from tsumbiri to nkala
  • Entrance fees for trekking bonobos
  • Dance, chief  and local visit
  • A professional guide, English and French
  • Car in Kinshasa and Kinshasa tour and entrance taxes for visit
  • 3 nights at Novotel Hotel in Kinshasa on bed and breakfast
  • Camping tent while at Nkala Camp Site
Excluded  

  • Visa Balance of $80 to be paid on arrival at the airport
  • All meals (These will be paid by client based on what she eats)
  • Accommodation: hotel in Kinshasa
  • Individual Insurance.
  • Accidents and sickness
  • Delays and cancellations
  • International flights
  • Airport infrastructure tax (55 USD)
  • Contingencies

Travel Days


DAY 01: Arrive at N’Djili International Airport in Kinshasa and Pick up transfer to your hotel

Our representative in Congo will pick you up from N’Djili International Airport in Kinshasa. You will then be whisked away to your hotel for a briefing and orientation.

Overnight at Novotel Kinshasa La Gombe

DAY 02: Pick up and Travel to Menko and Tsumbiri.

Arrive in the evening and transfer to Nkala Camp.

Camping at Nakala campsite

DAY 03: Trekking Bonobos in the forest

Wake up early at around 5 a.m. to go for the bonobos trekking in the wild. You will bring your breakfast with you. Trek the Bonobos and return to the village at around 12 noon. After lunch, a courtesy visit to the chiefdom and tour of the village as you encounter with the Téké people. Around 4:30 p.m. attend to a show with the famous folklore Ekoul balow. Return to camp around 6.30 p.m. If interested you could have a chat with the staff of the NGO Mbomou tour.

Camping at Nakala camp site

DAY 04: Second day of Trekking Bonobos in the forest and visit of the chief and local people, and cultural dances.

Camping at Nakala campsite

DAY 05: Back to Kinshasa

Overnight at Novotel Kinshasa La Gombe

DAY 06: Kinshasa City tour

( visit of thé stadium Tata Raphaël where Ali flight with Foreman), visit of Nsele ( Mobutu’s vestige house)

Overnight at Novotel Kinshasa La Gombe

DAY 07: After Breakfast, you will be transferred to the Airport to end the trip with drop off for your departure flight at 9 am.

End of the Tour

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