Bukavu Explorer’s Pioneering Efforts + Insiders’ Security Advice

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog UPDATE, 24/1/2019: Virunga National Park will reopen on 15 February 2019.  If you think that after the closure of Virunga National Park there is no point in visiting eastern DR Congo, you are wrong. On the opposite side of Lake Kivu still lies Bukavu,…

Virunga National Park is Closed. Time to Slow Down.

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog UPDATE, 24/1/2019: Virunga National Park will reopen on 15 February 2019.  Yesterday’s announcement that Virunga National Park would stay closed for the rest of 2018 surprised no one. In a hot Congolese election year security was expected to become problematic, and the park leadership…

Fascinating Results of the First Ever GH Survey

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog UPDATE, 5 June 2018: Virunga National Park won’t open before 2019, therefore we are slowing down our integration of Congo into the Gorilla Highlands region. More here. CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LA VERSION EN FRANÇAIS DU RAPPORT It was a bold and delicate move,…

Les voisins discutent la sécurité du tourisme au Congo

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog CLICK HERE FOR THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THE REPORT C’était un geste osé et délicat, ainsi nous avons demandé des conseils et avons mis du bon temps à y penser … Et nous voilà avec les résultats ! Contrairement aux années précédentes, Il…

9 Things You Should Know before Hiking Nyiragongo

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog In March 2018 two Gorilla Highlands volunteers climbed to the the world’s largest bubbling lava found atop Mt Nyiragongo (3,470m/11,380ft) in Virunga National Park. They chose the Democratic Republic of Congo because they felt that the country needed their support, based on its…

Pourquoi Gorilla Highlands & quel est le plan (2018-2020)

Calendar of Activities, Discounts Treks, Tours, Experiences Izy’s Food & Travel Blog CLICK HERE FOR THE LONGER ENGLISH VERSION OF THIS PAGE  Organisation L’initiative de Gorilla Highlands (GH) est une collaboration officieuse du secteur privé, ouvert a quiconque passionné par le Rwanda, l’Ouganda et la République Démocratique du Congo. Il a été initié par Edirisa,…