The capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kinshasa is on the Congo River and the largest city in the country. Founded as a trading post in 1881 by Henry Morton, Kinshasa is now one of the largest urban areas in Africa. French and Lingala are spoken in this city that has the vibrancy of both affluent and poor commune side by side. The people of Kinshasa are hospitable, funny, love music and dancing.
Hotels in Kinshasa
Depending on your budget there are many Kinshasa hotels to choose from. Starting from budget hotels like the 2 star Zoka Deluxe to mid-range hotels in Kinshasa like 3 star Flat Hotels and Africana Palace. For the best prices, you can always search and secure accommodation in Kinshasa through Jumia Travel.
Transportation in Kinshasa
Coming in by air, the Kinshasa International Airport serves the city with several airlines flying in from Kenya, Ethiopia, Namibia and other countries. Other means of transportation into the city are by road and waterway. From Brazzaville, you can take a boat to Kinshasa but you need to have a visa.
In Kinshasa, you can easily get around by taking the city buses. There are also shared buses and you can hire taxis.