Democratic Republic of Congo Travel Guide
DR Congo or Congo-Kinshasa as the Democratic Republic of Congo is often referred to is the largest country in Central Africa. The country is bordered by the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), South Sudan and Angola. As the country gets settled, it is becoming the choice destination for seasoned adventure seekers who are used to African terrain. DR Congo has tropical rainforest vegetation and contains a biodiversity. The capital of DR Congo is Kinshasa with the largest population. French is the official language as DR Congo is a francophone nation.
Points of interest in DRC
DRC houses a number of national parks and reserve including Virunga National Park, Maiko National Park, Salonga National Park, Okapi Wildlife Reserve and Garamba National Park. UNESCO has listed five of the national parks as World Heritage Sites. Kasai is the home of diamond mining in the country. Mount Nyiragongo, Congo River and the Academie des Beaux-Arts are some of the other tourist attractions. The view from Lake Kivu is amazing and shouldn’t be missed.
DR Congo houses the endangered Okapi and many more animals. Unwind listening to the beautiful Congolese tunes. From exploring the music & dance to the wildlife, the Democratic Republic of Congo has so much to offer tourists.
Recommended places to stay
DRC has a good number of accommodation facilities all over the country. The hotels in DR Congo are decent, well equipped and in different types. Some of the best Democratic Republic of Congo hotels are the 4 and 5 star Hotel Lubumbashi, Africana Palace and Guest House Monte-Carlo.