TP 1. Kinshasa 7 day Tour

1st Mai 2015


Kinshasa is the third largest city on the African continent; compared to Johannesburg it has the equal size. Vibrant city of sharp contrasts. Commercial affluence popular about 10 millions.  The two main languages spoken are Lingala and French. Kinshasa is located along the southern bank of the Congo River, facing Brazzaville, the capital of neighboring Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa and Brazzaville are the only two closest capitals in the world. Peace full city, Kinshasa is the city where you stay no stress; the Boulevard du 30 Juin is the main artery of Kinshasa and cuts right across the city. Three important areas are the governmental area, the ‘cité de l’OUA’, Matonge, popular for its nightlife, the commercial and residential area of ‘Gombe’. You find around Kinshasa a relaxing Area where you can stay and relax…

 

 

Day 01: Arrival, transfer to your hotel and briefing

 

Welcome to your Congo Tourists Kinshasa city Tour. Our Representative greets you at the airport, assists and drops you to your hotel. After you comfortably check-in to your hotel, this night you have an option of   guided night excursion to seen the night life of Kinshasa, or just enjoy a total rest after the briefing with your guide.  (D)

   

 

 

 

Day 02: Congo River Cruise                          

  Today after your break fast, the Congo tourist guide drives you the beach, after a small check up with officials, Enjoy an unforgettable day on the Congo River using a speed boat with a powerful engine 200cv.  From Kinshasa to Maluku fisherman’s village. You will get opportunity of sharing a good time with local people living beaches of the Congo river crossing jungle. It is a  perfect day of relaxation in contact with the majestic river crossing the heart of Africa. Excellent tourist sightseeing and best place to be. You are in natural boarder between Kinshasa and Brazza Ville the two nearest capital in the world .The river is flowing 4,700 km through the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Atlantic Ocean. The second longest river in Africa after Nile. It flows through three contrasting regions: the upper Congo, characterized by lakes, waterfalls and rapids; the middle Congo, with seven cataracts known as Boyoma Falls; and the lower Congo  which divides into two branches forming a vast lake area called the Malebo Pool. Congo River offers about 1750 km of cruising in the real green jungle from Kisangani to Kinshasa.  (B, L, D)

 

Day 03: Bonobo, Lukaya, Ma Vallée Lake


Today, your guide drives you to Bonobo’s Sanctuary Lola Ya Bonobo to visit our proche cousin. One of great apes with 99% of genetic similarity with  human being. You can find Bonobos only in DR Congo. Bonobo is victim of hunting, forest devastation and living under risk of extension.
Bonobos are chased for his meat and the baby kept as pet. Around the site there is a small water falls and a green Lake offering a good time to all tourists; you can taste a local and traditional food under smooth sun set …You will really enjoy the ecotourism   day on the way to your hotel and fascinating Bonobo’s. Overnight at Venus Hotel Kinshasa. (B, L, D)

 

 

Day 04  Zongo waterfalls

Tours in Congo with Prices internet This morning drive to Zongo water falls. Amazing waterfalls and natural wonder located in the  forest of Bas Congo .Enjoy a spectacle of water falls about 65 m on rocks and produce natural jet about 10 m which makes able a natural bath get you wet . Water is coming from the mountain and falls on  rocks from a height of 65 m, After water is scattered in the rocks from which water shower is coming .You will take the advantage of that fresh shower.
A real unforgettable moment with an adventurous spirit. Follow the guide and visit a  Electrical dam near the site and a small village, go ahead and discover where the Congo River meet Inkinsi small river. Discover the small natural water pool in Etaka around Zongo water fall.  Overnight at Seli Safari Zongo ( B, L, D)

 

 

Day 05: Kinsantu Botanical Garden

 

After your break fast, drive to Botanical garden of Kisantu .The garden was founded by a Jesuit brother Père de Gullet in 1900 and runned by missionary till 1976. Now it is a property of the government. There is an arboretum inside the garden with about 200 species. You find plants and threes from every where in the world, mostly indigenous.  Inkinsi River crosses the garden and offers majestic spectacles.  We offer to our clients the entire visit of the garden and discovering of the natural plants and threes collected for the wonder of sights and best of science. Visit the amazing architecture of Catholic Church. You really enjoy a unique time in Kisantu and its surround. Later drive to Kinshasa to your hotel and rest Overnight at Venus Hotel Kinshasa (B, L, D)

 

 

Day 06: Historical City Tour

 

Today enjoy your historical visit of Kinshasa. Known as a very old city and starts his history from 1890. This huge city was just a fisher’s village called Insasa. This is a unique occasion for you to learn and know how and what Kinshasa was. We visit the National Institute of Museum, market of handy craft some historical statues to know more about the old city, the first locomotive made in 1889, Insasa Baobab tree . the Mausoleum or Kabila former president , first hotel built in 1890, and first protestant church in Congo. Pass “Marche de valeur” or Boboto Center and buy some work of art object and painting table for your memory Overnight at Venus Hotel Kinshasa (B, L,  D)

 

 

Day 07 Magical scenery and traditional dance and show.

Today discover traditional show song and dances within the spirit of magical scenery. Congolese is given by song and dance from generation to generation, every where you go, all ethnical issues are known only by a specific show. We offer to you a moment to live the soul of Congo with traditional demonstration. Good times never need end! Drive to the air port and relive the high points of your Congo tourist Kinshasa 7 days Tour. We are confident you will join us again sometime soon. (B, L)

Price includes

  • Vehicle and diver for all Transfer
  • Six night at  3  star Hotel in Kinshasa 
  • English and French speaking tour guide 
  • Soft drink and water for refreshment  on tours
  • All entrance fees and  governments  taxes    
  • All transfers as mentioned in the program
  • Break fast, Dinner and Lunch for all your stay
  • 10 % of your payment will help local development project .

 Price excludes

  • Travel insurance,
  • Medical assistance 
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Extra Drink
  • International flight

Terms applied

  • Confirm your tour 6 months before by upfront payment of  100 %   
  • 30% penalty in case of cancellation  three months before your departure
  • 50% penalty in case of cancellation two months before your departure
  • 100 % penalty in case of cancellation one month before your departure

 

Contact us at:

  • Tel : (+243) 82 25 16 420 
  • E-mail:  info@congotourist.net
  • www.congotourist.net