Democratic Republic of the Congo offers tourists many unique opportunities to see wildlife, indigenous cultures and geological wonders not found easily elsewhere in Africa.
In the capital city Kinshasa, there is Ivory market, Congolese art; tribal masks and other beautiful goods can be procured. Outside of Kinshasa is a Bonobo monkey preserve called ‘Lola Ya Bonobo. In Kinshasa one is able to visit the river and the city golf course
In the DRC, one can trek to see both mountain and lowland gorillas in wild, meet pygmies still practising their traditional way of life in the forests, spot bonobos, and okapi, boiling Lava Lake in the crater of the Nyiragongo.
The country has various attractions which include; Virunga National Park, Mount Nyiragongo, Congo River and Bonobo
Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, and Tourism
The Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism is the authority responsible for overseeing tourism in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tourism in DR. Congo has been summarized to include the following;
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