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Republic of Congo

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, the DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It was formerly called Zaire. It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world.

Below Are Some The Destinations To Visit In Democratic Republic Of Congo:

1. Kinshasa

The capital city on the banks of the river Congo, projects a diverse urban culture with beautiful scenic locations as well as an active night life. A significant geographical interest of this south-western city province is that, it overlooks Brazzaville across the river which is the capital city of the Republic of Congo. Tourism around this city is favorable and convenient due to abundant planned tour options. These planned tours provide for day trips around the city to museums, art gallery, and cathedrals and through university sites along with eco-excursion options.

2. Lola ya Bonobo

This is a national park situated at the outskirts of the city for orphaned bonobos (primates). These primates are cared for at the reserves and tourists usually swamp in to be part of the cause.

3. Ma Valle

This is a lake in the vicinity of the city which provides a serene and tranquil spot for a day’s trip. Both the local and foreign tourism is rampant here to enjoy a relaxing day by the lake where activities such as fishing and renting water scooters are frequent.

4. Chutes de la Lukaya

Small sets of waterfalls, it is located to the south of the city and also form a part of a day’s excursion outside the city for nature enthusiasts.

5. Zongo Waterfalls

Zongo waterfalls is 180 kms from Kinshasa. It is the bucket list destination for most travelers to Democratic Republic of Congo. The waterfall is provides for a picturesque and serene view, amidst clouds and the rainbows formed due to water splashing from a great height.

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