Best time to Visit

The best time of the year to Visit Congo &  Go For Gorilla Trekking in maiko

The Democratic Republic of the Congo lies on the Equator, with one-third of the country to the north and two-thirds to the south. The climate is hot and humid in the river basin and cool and dry in the southern highlands, with a cold, alpine climate in the Rwenzori Mountains.

Democratic Republic of Congo’s climate is classified as tropical. In winter, there is much less rainfall than in summer.  The average annual temperature in Congo is 24.6 °C. Precipitation here averages 1686 mm.

Democratic republic of congo is known as a whole round travel destination to any tourist planning to travel for Specifically Special Adventure Holidays with Virgin Forests and unexplored National Parks like Maiko national park, Kahuzi Biega National Park all Eastern Lowland gorilla Trekking Destinations. This is due to its climate and location to the equator. The other factor making  Democratic Republic of congo a travel destination throughout the year is Topical Rain forests as the climatic type with the unique Nyiragongo Hike in Virunga National Park.

With the best months to visit Congo, many tourists choose to travel from May to September to February since in these months, the amount of rain has reduced and it’s sunny in most of the destinations.

December is one of the busiest months of the year in Maiko national park, Kahuzi Biega National Park and Kahuzi Biega national Park, All these parks can be accessed in a strong 4×4 Safari jeep through the recommended Tour operators in Congo. Most Travelers plan to take vacations to national parks so it’s always a peak season in the month of December.

When Planning a Visit to Democratic republic of congo, Select very well the month of Travel to guide you on selecting the budget level to be offered and the type of Experience to gain. As in Congo they have the peak Season and Low Season which is evidenced by the discounts given on the cost of the Safari Activity.

During the low season of March to May and October to November, most of the lodges reduce their rates to attract more tourists to book with them and this is an added advantage since even its an opportunity to book a combined Congo Safari Tour.

GUIDE TO  Congo’s TOURISM SEASONS

HIGH SEASON MONTHS: JUNE – SEPTEMBER

DECEMBER – FEBRUARY

LOW SEASON MONTHS: MARCH – MAY

OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER

Congo Safari Tour Planning.

Planning a Congo Gorilla & Cultural Safari tour to Maiko National Park, Dont withhold any travel plan as the national Park can be visited throughout the year irrespective of it being rainy Season or dry season to be able to spot out the Congo Peacock , Forest Elephants, Leopards, Home Stay visits to learn about the way of life of the local communities and the Okapi.

Comparison of When to Visit Virunga & Kahuzi Biega to Maiko National Park.