One-Day Excursion to the Kisantu
One-Day Excursion to the Kisantu Botanical Garden and Mbanza Ngungu:
Located in yet another direction c. 130 kilometers from Kishasa, this is a natural garden housing flora from everywhere in the world. The Inkinsi River flows through the garden and offers majestic spectacles. A Catholic missionary, Father de Gullet, created this site in 1900. On this tour you visit the entire garden. Other attractions on this tour include a visit to the Mbanza Ngungu Cave, home to the African Blind Barb. It is known to live only in the Thysville fresh-water caves of Mbanza-Ngungu, about 2,296 feet (700 meters) above sea level within the basin of the Lower Congo River in the Democratic.
NB: CONGO TOURIST also offers two and three-day excursions to these places.
A Comfortable 4×4 Drive vehicle with ac
English and French tour guide
Soft drink and water for refreshment on tours
All entrance fees and governments taxes
All transfers as mentioned in each program
Tips and gratuity
Additional information about the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With all sense of care, Congo Tourist will inform guests on various aspects of tourism in the DRC. We strive to offer success tourism in the DRC. A short briefing is provided on arrival. DR Congo has passed a decade of civilian army conflicts. Now, it is becoming a tourist’s destination. For those who care for the nature, respect local people’s culture, and are possessed of the spirit of learning more you are really welcome and will find an unforgettable country. Accommodations, etcetera. There are a few excellent hotels with all the facilities that guests would require and more are under construction. There are many fine restaurants for all levels of spending.
Our company has a strong sustainability policy, and we encourage our guests to respect the environmental basic rules. Upon arrival, your guide will provide you with an extensive briefing.
It is permissible to take pictures in DR Congo but you have to ask the opinion of your local guide. Exceptions are military personnel and property as well as public buildings. But please do so in a sensitive and dignifying way. Children always tend to enjoy photos.
Please do not give anything to people you meet during your trip. No sweets, candies, cookies, or even money, since this encourages a culture of begging and hassling and sustains poverty .We strive to encourage a spirit of entrepreneurship, service provision and targeted help. We refuse uncoordinated handouts. If you would like to make a donation (e.g. school books, pencils, toys, or money), please talk to us prior to, during, or after your tour. We will direct you to a variety of special funds and micro-credit opportunities for financial donations.
Vaccinations: Yellow fever, international health certificate. Make sure you visit your doctor before departure to determine any other additional shots or pills, such as for malaria. Do not forget some based insect-repellent, bed net, first aid kit, sunscreen, hand sanitizer.
Cash and exchange:
Congo Tourist personnel generally help with currency exchange during your trip. Exchanges bureau and banks are available in most major cities. Carry with you enough cash in US dollar for personal spending as credit cards and traveler’s checks are not known and widely not accepted in shops. However, ATMs do dispense both $US and Francogolese monies, particularly in Kinshasa. The Visa card is more widely accepted than MasterCard, both in ATMs and in good hotels and restaurants.
The DRC requires a visa for most foreign visitors. Please check the DRC website and with your visa-issuing agency. Make certain that your visa, when issued, tells you by when it must be used, for how long the stay, and for the number of entries.Exit requirements: In addition to your stamped visa upon entry, you will likely be required to pay an exit fee 50 usd $US only (Go Pass)–when you depart the country.