Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park
Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park, are the different things that make the safari itself and travelers can engage in these ventures to explore the park. Kahuzi Biega national park is the only National Park where you will get to see the Eastern lowland gorillas in Africa which will make your Congo safaris quite memorable. The park boasts of other attractions which will a tourist have a memorable time when they participate in the different activities in Kahuzi Biega national park and among the memorable activities include; 136 mammal species, over 300 bird species, over 1100 different plant, species among other interesting activities in Kahuzi Biega national park, mountains which include Kahuzi and Biega dormant volcanoes from which the park’s name is derived that can also be seen during the numerous activities in Kahuzi Biega national park.
Activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park
For tourists interested in visiting, they will not be disappointed to take part in a number of activities in Kahuzi Biega national park because they will get to see a number of attractions like the different animal species, bird species, butterfly species, plant species that make the park one of the most interesting and popular destinations in Africa
One of the activities in Kahuzi Biega National Park that tourists can participate in for rewarding experiences is birding where they will get to see over 200 bird among the 450 birds species in the park including a number of migratory birds, tropical bird species that can be seen in the tropical rain forests of the park, near the swampy areas among other birding spots in the park. the different bird species that can be seen in the park include; the African king fisher that can be seen catching fish from the swamp, the Ruwenzori turaco, rockefellers, yellow-crested- helmet shrike, sunbirds, trogons, Graud’s broad bill, shelley’s crimson wing, Congo peafowl, Rwenzori Batis, Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, long-crested eagle handsome Francolin which will make your Congo safaris quite memorable.
Gorilla trekking is another activity in Kahuzi Biega National Park that tourists can participate in for memorable safaris in the park. It should be noted that the park is the only place where you will get to see the eastern lowland gorillas which you will get to know their distinctions from the mountain gorillas when you get to spend time with the habituated gorilla families in the park. When you get to the different families in the park, you will get to know how they carry out the daily activities like their feeding patterns, how they co-exist with one another, their play time how they make their nests for overnights, grooming habits and also get to take pictures of the primates for an amazing gorilla trekking experience in Congo.
Gorilla habituation is another activity in Kahuzi Biega National Park where you will have an amazing time in the park. There are 12 habituated gorilla families in Kahuzi Biega however theses are not the only gorilla groups that can be seen in Kahuzi Biega National Park, there are other gorillas that are under the habituation process which you can take part of.
Gorilla habituation is quite different from gorilla trekking in a way that the activity involves tourists taking part in the habituation process by accompanying a team of researching training and getting them accustomed to human presence. The activity takes about 2years for the gorillas to get used to human presence and during the activity, you will get to see how they react to the various training from the researchers making the activity quite memorable.
Hiking is another memorable activity in Kahuzi Biega National Park that tourists can participate in for memorable experiences during the Congo Safaris. Although the activity is quite exhausting it will offer you rewarding experiences with a number of attractions and exceptional views that you will get to see when you hike Mountains Kahuzi and Biega. The rewarding attractions that can be seen include a number of bird species like Lake Kivu, a number of bird species like yellow crested- helmet shrike, sunbirds, trogons, Graud’s broad bill, Shelley’s crimson wing, Congo peafowl, Rwenzori Batis, Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, long-crested eagle handsome Francolin among other attractions in the park for memorable Kahuzi Biega safaris.
Other activities in Kahuzi Biega that tourists can participate in include the Community encounters where they will get to know more about the culture of the people of Congo their customs through a number of cultural dances, folk songs, plays among other activities which are entertaining and educative at the same time, you can also participate in Nature walks where you will get to
With the company of the guide/ ranger you will have amazing relaxing nature walks as you see the different sceneries in the park. You will across a number of attractions like the drainage features for example river Luka and river Lugulu, you will discover a number of attractions that can only be accessed only by foot.