When to Go, Climbing Nyiragongo, Best time to Visit DR congo

When is the best time to visit Democratic republic of congo? This is a good question. Like most good questions it is difficult to answer, mainly because different areas in Congo have different attractions at different times of the year.

There really is no right or wrong time to visit this well-loved location. That said, as a rule of thumb, for safari in Congo, the dry season is the most popular time of year (late June to October).

On the top list of FAQ ( Frequently asked questions) about traveling in Congo is when is the best time to visit congo , best time for climbing nyiragongo , best time to plan a congo safari tour. Find all the detailed explanation about best time to hike Nyiragongo Congo for an ultimate safari planning tour , with featuring information about travel time , Explore Virunga National Park Congo .

Equator Line in DR Congo ( Weather of Congo)

The equator is the imaginary line that separates the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere and its well known that the traveler wishing to understand the climatic conditions in Democratic republic of congo. In Africa, the equator runs for almost 2,500 miles/ 4,020 kilometers through seven West, Central and East African countries just south of the Sahara Desert.

Equator is shared by Uganda & the famous Democratic republic of congo known for the gorilla safaris in Virunga National Park, kahuzi Biega National Park & Climbing nyiragongo Volcano all in the Eastern part of democratic republic of Congo .

The Fact that Equator crosses through Dr congo its a clear indication that it receives Equatorial type  of climate back up by the densely populated Areas as it has the biggest rain forests in Central Africa, being the reason why nature walks are encouraged as an extra safari activities in the wilderness of Congo.

When is the best time to visit- Trekking nyiragongo Volcano Congo.

In Democratic republic of congo we do have tourism months when its booming( Peak seasons)  and the low seasons like the case in neighbouring countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi where safari extensions can be undertaken for multi country Safari tours  not forgetting Tanzania and Kenya which are lovely destinations for Wildlife Safaris.

Best time to visit Nyiragongo Volcano in Virunga

Nyiragongo Volcano is found in Virunga National Park located in Eastern part of Democratic republic of congo and it has been re opened for tourism again in 2019 following the closure in 2018 May after the attack to the two British tourists.  The Virunga National Park contains both primates & wildlife Animals but exceptionally known for the gorilla trekking , Nyiragongo volcano & Watching Chimpanzee  as its done during the peak season. Congo tourism is at peak  during the dry season (June to September) and its among the top safari activities done in Democratic republic of Congo for congo Safari.

From December to Mid-March, even mid-June to September is really the Best time to visit Nyiragongo because it is not as cold as in the wet season and also you will be able to see the peak very clear. Besides, for most of the mountaineers, December and January are the best time for them to climb Nyiragongo.

Democratic republic of Congo is sunny and warm all year round although you should keep it in mind that other parts of Congo experience different types of climate as well as Nyiragongo since it is located in the middle of the equatorial rain forest, thus there are also changes in the weather where there are frequent rains during certain months of the year, including March to May and  October to November.

Most recommended Month of visit

  1. End of Dec to Mid-Mar Dry season for the north means slightly easier travel conditions.
  2. Jan , the travelers planning for either mountain gorilla trekking as an add on for the nyiragongo volcanic Hike should consider January .
  3. Apr–Oct Dry season for the south and the best time to attempt overland routes across the country.

When to Go?-Best time to Trek Nyiragongo Volcano

From the most recommended Safari Operators in democratic republic of Congo are offering short Trekking tours to mount Nyiragongo Volcano, with the shortest trip being 3 Days Nyiragongo Volcano Tour : Best months for Congo safari tour are during the dry seasons from the months of June to September and December to February, the skies are  clear providing stunning views of the vegetation of Virunga National Park, which is also a great opportunity for taking photo shots by the adventure lovers.

Is it possible to Combine Gorilla trekking & Nyiragongo Hike in Congo.

Among the top Congo safaris is the mikeno package offered at the cheapest price of 1200 USD including the Congo tourists Visa. it comes with Gorilla trekking Permit & Nyiragongo Volcano in Virunga National Park.