WARNING: AKEZA TOURS

We would like to inform all our (potential) visitors not to trust nor do business with the company AKEZA TOURS. Virunga National Park has blacklisted this company and will not accept reservations from them as a result of misconduct and unreliability to their clients. Click to see a list of trusted tour operators recommended by […]

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Tourism in Virunga suspended until further notice

Due to the continuing instability and insecurity in North Kivu in and around Virunga National Park, the management of Virunga National Park has decided to close tourism in the park until further notice. When the situation improves we will announce the reopening publicly. In case of any questions please feel free to contact our tourism […]

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Security Update: latest news

After a period of relative calm and political negotiations, the fighting has again started in the southern sector of Virunga National Park. Because of this the park’s management has decided to keep the southern & central sector (gorilla’s, chimps & volcanoes) closed for visitors at least until the 15th of August. All trips planned during that period are hereby canceled, if you already paid for your trip, please send us your confirmation and your proof of payment and we will refund you as soon as possible.

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January Tourism Numbers!

Our tourism development officer, Cai, could not wipe the huge smile off his face when he announced that the tourist numbers for January, about 350 visitors, were nearly the same as our 2011 high summer season months. Considering that January isn’t high season, this is fantastic.

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Election update

The elections have passed without serious problems in the Goma area and we are pleased to announce that tourism for both the Mountain Gorillas and the Nyiragongo volcano continues as usual.

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Eruption Trek still continuing

The Nyamulagira volcano in Virunga National Park is still erupting. The new volcano that is being formed has been named the Kimanura, after the location of the eruption. Visitors from all over the world are still flocking to the eruption site. Please contact our sales office for more information about the treks.

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Eruption still going! Reserve your trip now

The eruption of the Nyiamulagira is still ongoing and awarding the visitors taking the hike with a great spectacle of fire. The trips are being booked rapidly now, Saturday is already fully booked, so make your reservations fast if you want to came have a look. For reservations contact Tourism@gorilla.cd. For more images on the […]

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