DR. Congo Tourism is catching up
REASONS WHY TOURISM IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) IS CATCHING UP
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second largest nation in Africa after Algeria. The country is endowed with Mountain Gorillas, Lowland Gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants, Rhinos, monkeys, Bonobos and Antelopes among others.
Tourist industry in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the countries toured by tourists and her tourism industry is catching up because of the following factors:
The growing population of Gorillas, the country has both mountain and Low land Gorillas. Gorillas are among the rarest and amazing primates in the world thus many people are yarning to see them.
Presence of chimpanzees in Virunga National park, this is where you meet Gorillas and chimpanzees in one park.
The presence of United Nations (UN) – the organization is keeping law and order in DR. Congo. More so, the UN is ensuring that the country is peaceful by deploying Army to keep peace. At least the country is somehow peaceful to host international visitors and tourists.
Presence of different National Parks like Virunga National park, Garamba National park among others. Each park is hosting a variety of wildlife which attracts tourists.
The Virunga Mountains attracts many people to visit DR. Congo. Mountain Nyiragongo, Mountain Nyamuragira and Mikeno among others attract a large number of people to visit DR. Congo.
Influence of the neighboring countries like Uganda, Tanzania and Uganda – some tourist combine DR. Congo tours with her neighbors. More so, the tourists who visit DR. Congo use Kigali Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport, Entebbe Airport and Bujumbura International Airport and so on.
Presence of citieslike Kinsasha, Kisangani, Goma among others. Such towns have tight security to safe guard visitors among others. Such cities have better services like health centres, schools, postal services, markets, Lodges, Hotels and roads among others.
Lake Kivu with advance water vessels which helps the tourists to tour different Islands on the Lake. The Lake is shared between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
The eruption of Mountains in DR. Congo – the last eruption occurred in 2002 with magma spreading through part of Virunga National park and Goma city.
The welcoming Congolese are willing to host, help and feeding tourists. This is due to the fact that tourist bring in foreign exchange.
The hard working rangers to fight against poaching in Democratic Republic of Congo. At least some animals have been rescued from poachers. The size of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It is the second largest in Africa after Algeria – this gives it upper hand to offer a variety to the Tourists. The country has virgin forests with a variety of attractions, the Congo River among others.