The Congolese wildlife authority, ICCN (Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature), cares deeply about the security of the park’s visitors. ICCN assesses the security situation on a daily basis using what it believes are the most reliable sources available. Please note that the only officially sanctioned tourist attractions currently available in Virunga are:
- Chimpanzee treks
- Mountain gorilla treks
- Nyiragongo volcano treks
- Tschegera island visits
- Rwenzori mountain treks and climbing
NOTE: The Central Sector is NOT open to visitors and travel in this area is not recommended.