Are you planning to go for Eastern Lowland gorilla safari in Kahuzi Biega National Park but you are not sure which lodge or hotel to spend a night? For any safari to be successful there must be accommodation facilities for visitors to spend a night after or before the actual adventures at the park. Kahuzi Biega National Park is one of the most popular safari destinations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where the eastern lowland gorillas are inhabited and can easily be tracked. However, there are no safari lodges inside the park but visitors on safari to this park can spend a night in the nearest accommodation facilities that are situated close to Bukavu town. Bukavu is the town in eastern DRC, situated in the extreme southwestern side of Lake Kivu, west of Cyangugu in Rwanda, and divided by the outlet of the Ruzizi River. The notable accommodation facilities at near Kahuzi Biega National Park range from budget to luxury some of which include;
- The L’Orchids Safari Club
This is a luxury accommodation facility that is set within the spectacular Lake Kivu and rewards visitors with the amazing natural setting of its surrounding areas. L’Orchids Safari Club well decorated and comes with a mix of contemporary and traditional African style. This hotel features a fully stocked bar/lounge with all kinds of beers, wines, champagnes and it has a small restaurant, professional chef, staff, and beautiful flower garden.
- Coco Lodge
If you are looking for mid-range accommodation to have an overnight stay while on safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park then Coco Lodge shouldn’t miss out on your travel plan. This lodge features eight mid-range / deluxe rooms that also fully equipped with double beds, decorated in the theme of Africa which ideally makes visitor’s experiences memorable. It has TV, wireless internet network, restaurant, 2 lounges, bar, fireplace and VIP lounge, private bar for visitors. In most cases, they also provide discounted transportation for visitors on safari to Kahuzi Biega National Park and at times help book gorilla permits.
- Hotel Begonias Bukavu
Begonias Hotel is constructed in the spectacularly stunning green courtyard with a huge welcoming red flow of swimming pool, providing the best place for visitors to cool themselves in the course of the day after their life experiences in the jungles of Kahuzi Biega National Park.
- Exodus Hotel Bukavu
For budget travelers, Exodus Hotel Bukavu should be a must for you to book for your overnight stay while on tour to Kahuzi Biega National Park. This hotel was set up in 2000 and features as among the oldest budget hotels in Bukavu.
- Lakeside Hotel Bukavu
Lake Side Hotel is situated in Kabare and has a fitness center, free wireless internet, garden, TV, bar, and rooms that offer a stunning overview of Lake Kivu. This hotel is situated 4 kilometers away from the South Kivu Parliament and six kilometers from the heart of Bukavu city just on the shores of Lake Kivu.
- Mont Kahuzi Hotel Bukavu
This is a 2-star hotel in Bukavu town. It features as the first hotel in Bukavu dating 1990 and the first to host the prominent leaders of the world, popular authors, and international celebrities.
From the discussion above, Kahuzi Biega National Park is best explored for its rare eastern lowland gorillas, and for visitors who are planning for this lifetime primate experience, the above-listed accommodation facilities are the best for you to make a choice for your overnight stay at the park. Visitors on safaris to Kahuzi Biega National Park can combine their trips with mountain gorilla safari adventures in the Virunga National Park.