Park Activity Fees In Virunga Congo

Virunga national park has a lot of attractions whereby these attractions are charged differently as explained below;

Park Activity Fees In Virunga Congo

Park activity fees in Virunga Congo: This is the one of the lucky parks in the world that hosts the endangered mountain gorilla species and it has the largest Crater Lake with an active lava lake in the world. Still Virunga national park is the only park in the entire world with gorilla orphanage where the harmed gorillas are kept, this place was put in the park in order to rescue the orphanage gorillas. The park has a lot of amazing attractions that are good for all tourists’ lovers.  You can also spend a night at the amazing lodges which include Mikeno lodge and also spend time at Tchegera Island which is managed by Virunga foundation.

Virunga national Park is on the list of world heritage site and is located at the border of DRC and bordering Rwanda and Uganda and they are used as entries to the park. The closed border of Uganda which is at Bunagan border and also Gisenyi border can be used now. The park is the 2rd oldest in the world and the 1st oldest in the Africa.

Virunga national park has a lot of attractions whereby these attractions are charged differently as explained below. These are the charges in the park, make sure you book from a trust worthy tour operator like Africa Adventure Vacations so as to avoid disappointments.

The activity fee for gorilla trekking permit in the Virunga national park costs 400USD per person for foreigners and 200USD for Congolese and it is the cheapest park if compared to other parks like Volcanoes national park of Rwanda which costs 1500USD and Bwindi plus Mgahinga national parks of Uganda which costs 700USD.

Mount Nyiragongo hike permit costs 300USD as activity fees and it includes the hike permit and accommodation fee therefore visitors should come with their sleeping bag and you can also book yourself a backpack at Nyiragongo which costs 100USD per person for jacket, fleece, blanket, sleeping bag and meals. Visitors are also recommended to carry extra cash to hire a porter and they charge 25USD per 15kgs.

Activity fee for Rwenzori mountain trek permit costs 200USD for multi- day and there is also 116USD for staying in the huts along the trek but on the hike fee there is no meals so a visitor has to make sure to be ready to cater for your meals.

Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage, this activity is for free when you are staying in Mikeno lodge. A visitor who likes to visit Senkwekwe you’re advised to book yourself a night at Mikeno lodge and these are the rates; a single room is for 330USD, a double room is for 475USD and a triple room is for 705USD. All rates are on full board though these rates are always changing so before planning your trip first cross check out the latest rates and this lodge is owned by Virunga Park.

Visitors are always advised to ensure that they have a valid visa and yellow fever vaccination in order to avoid difficulties when accessing the park, so always be in touch with Africa Adventure vacation when you planning your trip to Virunga national park.

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