Places to Stay in Kahuzi Biega National Park

Kahuzi Biega National Park

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the only country that inhabit the Eastern Lowland Gorillas. These great apes, the largest of all gorilla species have been put on the IUCN Redlist of the Critically Endangered Species. With just a few Eastern gorillas left in the whole world, watching these great apes in the wild is one of the most thrilling wildlife experiences that you can enjoy in Kahuzi Biega National Park, in Eastern Congo.

The Orchid Safari Lodge a four star mid-range lodge offers you the best possible experience in gorilla .This sleek and elegantly decorated hotel offers a mixture of contemporary and traditional African styles. An hour from Bukavu, along Lake Kivu, you can discover Kahuzi Biega National Park. The hotel is clean, well decorated and its restaurant provides a good variety of fine cuisine. Obscenely beautiful oasis, perfect to forget where you are. Great, clean rooms, fantastic grounds & views, 1hr free kayak use on Lake Kivu, free Wi-Fi (via daily vouchers and constant disconnects, but good enough to get work done and even have Skype calls). Nice restaurant and breakfast. The downside of everything is the price, which is totally out of proportion.

Coco lodge is a luxury lodge. Lodge Coco is a wonderful place. It is a bit on the expensive side, compared to comparable places, but it has consistent electricity and occasionally good internet, a fabulous ambience, great food, and friendly staff. The color scheme, brown and yellow, is a bit weird, but that’s the thing about Coco – it just feels real. It isn’t an ersatz…, a nice and cozy little hotel. The rooms are spacey and clean. Carlos, the owner, is very kind and eager to help organizing trips, especially for watching gorillas in the national park. The food in the restaurant is really good, especially the pizza.

Hotel Horizon is one with in the budget. Hotel Horizon is a nice hotel in Bukavu. The staffs are helpful and make an effort to please. Rates are reasonable – good value. Well equipped for business meetings large and small. Pleasant courtyard with lawn and landscaping for outdoor meetings. It’s placed little away from the main road. Has the potential of developing good reputations. Rooms are of good size and some of them ensure good view of Lake Kivu. It is a basic hotel so don’t expect luxury. But it is a good basic hotel at a reasonable price. There is free Wi-Fi in the rooms, a desk and a mosquito net. With the availability of Nature Adventure Uganda, all the lodges are easily accessed. You only need to book in advance such that all the preparations can be made in time at your preferred lodge. Enjoy your safari with your preferred lodge.


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