Tchegera Island In Congo

Tchegera Island is composed of 10 well equipped Meru tents which have warm showers, powered generator, Wi-Fi connection and luxury touch

Tchegera Island In Congo

Tchegera Island is an amazing tour destination and visitors love touring it whenever they are on the Congo tour safari so as to enjoy the amazing wildlife on the Island.  After 6 hours of trekking and hiking at Nyiragongo hike, the body will need to relax and the island is the best place to do so. During the night free tour, you will spot the Tchegera Island. This Island is found in DR Congo on the northern parts of Lake Kivu. Tchegera Island is in U shape and it is a collapsed volcanic caldera island and you will take only 15-20 minutes boat cruising from the Goma harbor. Tchegera Island was also opened in July 2019 after the reopening of the Virunga National Park which was also closed due insecurity in the region. You can reach the Island by hiring a boat at Virunga, Kayak or using a private boat. Honeymooners love this spot because it is such an exciting place. Travelers use this Island to remember the Nyiragongo hike as they look through the photos they were taking during the hiking activity.

Tchegera Island is composed of 10 well equipped Meru tents which have warm showers, powered generator, Wi-Fi connection, luxury touch in the interior and also equipped bathroom that has electric hand and hair driers.  The terrace views of the main tent are amazing with a campfire that is usually lit up by the sun sets and it is such enjoyable to view the red glow form active volcanoes of Nyamulagira and Nyiragongo. You will see lights from Goma town and clear clouds at night from the Island. You will also enjoy the birdlife while hiking on the Island and you will spot bird species like gulls, African Eagle and cormorants. Only few trails are available at Tchegera Island and they take you showing you wonderful views of the Island from all sides of the U.

When you reach Tchegera Island using a boat, you will be warmly welcomed by the staff that will offer you a fresh glass of juice that will make you relax as you put off the sweat of the hike. You will go to your tent and take a shower so as to freshen up and relax. You can order you lunch and also be reading in the terrace book or you can decide to be listening to your favorite music as you are watching the night coming and the sun going down. You can also decide to remain active in your evening by taking a guided bush walk, bird walk, jogging or you may decide to go to Kayaking on the close waters. This is organized while you are at a lodge. With few population, you will enjoy a quite environment which is so refreshing from the noise of town.

The boat that comes from Tchegera Island to Goma always sets off at about 7:30 am so as to reach the border in time and link to Goma or Kigali for your flight check in. You may also decide to stay another night at Tchegera Island but this can be done when you have booked in advance because rooms may get over and you may be disappointed.

Tchegera Island is such an attraction which many visitors look up to when they want to visit Congo. Blue monkeys are spotted by visitors of the Island because it loves to come to the tents and also enjoy its home. The other amazing creature on the island is the black sand. The beach shores are covered with black sand, something you should not miss out because it is rarely sighted.

There is a lot you can enjoy at the Island once you have taken a trip to visit Tchegera Island. in Congo Just reading might not finish the heart desires, you are encouraged to come and witness everything with your own eyes and you will know how God blessed this Island. You can contact Africa Adventure Vacations and organize for you a 2 day Tchegera visit or you can add it on the Nyiragongo hike and gorilla trekking.

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