East Africa Tourists Visa

July 12, 2020 By blog Comments Off

East Africa Tourists Visa, Self Drive-in East Africa- Car Rental Congo.

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organization of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The Great news is that Car Rental congo operates in all these states offering Car Hire with drivers or on self-drive. The cars offered include Saloon Cars, SUV cars, Mini Vans, and other trucks for heavy machinery with extra services like MICE management and Africa Safaris around Lake Victoria.

Many Traveler that are planning Safaris in East Africa asks tour operators which visa to apply for and Car Rental Congo has developed a very helpful resource page about the appropriate East Africa Tourists Visa that is quite different from the Congo Tourists Visa.

East Africa Tourists Visa is a joint visa for travelers that entitles holders to travel to and within the Republic of Rwanda, the Republic of Uganda, and the Republic of Kenya for tourism. The visa is a multiple visa meaning you can use them in the three countries.

The East Africa Tourist Visa is valid for 90 days, multiple entries in all the three countries, and those planning to visit Tanzania or DR congo when from Uganda or Kenya or Rwanda are advised to apply for those visas in advance.

Tanzania Tourists Visa, Foreign nationals may apply for a visa online in advance of travel. Applicants may complete the e-visa application form and make payment online with a credit card or bank transfer at www.immigration.go.tz.

Congo Tourists Visa, check on the safari guide of Congo that offers you the most updated information about the visa to congo, Congo Safari operators can help you in applying for this Visa.

ELIGIBLE PERSON FOR EAST AFRICA TOURISTS VISA :

Everyone is eligible when it comes to getting the East African tourist visa irrespective of their origin and I have grouped them below with detailed information about each group, how eligible they are, and what they need to acquire the tourist visa.

• A foreigner who wants to visit simultaneously the Republic of Rwanda, Republic of  Kenya, and the Republic of Uganda for tourism activities like Self drive around Lake Victoria including primate watching, Wildlife adventures, Rwenzori Trekking tours from all over the world.

• The holder of the East Africa Tourist Visa shall enter from the country that issued the visa and move within the two other countries without applying for another visa or paying another visa fee. Applications for this visa can be lodged at any of the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Uganda, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Kenya, at the Immigration Offices/ selected borders of the respective countries or online where applicable

• The holder shall also be allowed to move out of the Republic of Kenya, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Uganda; and return without having to pay for another visa. This will only be applicable within 90 days as long as you don’t cross to other countries outside the East African Community like DR Congo.

Documents required by East African Countries.

The list of documents can change but you must have these upon your arrival at any border point or Airport for you to access magic East Africa.

  1. Valid travel document valid for more than 6 months*
  2. Return ticket*
  3. Yellow fever vaccination certificate*
  4. Hotel bookings/Contact details of the host*
  5. Colored passport photo in white background( not mandatory)
  6. Visa fee of 100 USD if you didn’t pay online and if you paid please present your receipt
  7. Invitation letter from the host for Rwanda

Guide on How to Apply for the East Africa Tourists Visa

  1. Republic of Uganda

    You can apply for a visa online, at the airport or major land borders for 100 USD. In my case, you applied when coming for Uganda Safaris.
  2. Republic of KenyaThe Traveler that is accessing east Africa via Kenya is required to apply for the visa in advance, and they have an online visa application for EAV, or you can only get EAV in the airport or major land borders of Kenya. Kenya Safaris
  3.  The Republic of Rwanda,Rwanda has an online visa application platform and you follow the same steps as in Uganda and Kenya. Rwanda allows for an online visa application. Plan your Rwanda Safari to enjoy the East African visa

If your Planning Gorilla Safari in Rwanda, Uganda & Wildlife Encounter in Kenya, the best-recommended visa is the East African Tourist Visa that will enable you to stay longer in the Region when on the long term Rental in Kenya, Uganda or Rwanda with Car Rental Congo.

Whats App Support for Car Rental Congo

July 11, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Make use of our new Car Rental Congo WhatsApp support line!

We are thrilled to announce that our customer support team can now be contacted on WhatsApp! Now, you can get the help you need with your booking, quick and easy!

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Uganda named 6th most popular African destination for international conferences

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Car Rental Congo a reliable Car hire company operating in Africa since 2000, has got the news that Uganda has been ranked as number 6 for hosting international Conferences, looking for Airport transfers in Uganda, Mice Arrangement for events, contact us to handle the project with experienced staff.

KAMPALA — Uganda has been ranked the sixth most popular destination in Africa for hosting international conferences and events in 2019 statistics report released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). ICCA represents the world’s leading association for global meetings, conferences, and events industry.

The rank is a four-point advancement from the 2018 report where Uganda ranked 10th. Uganda has over the last 5 years ranked consistently in the top 10 African destinations for hosting international conferences and events.

The rankings are based on the number of association meetings taking place regularly, rotating between at least
three different countries and with 50 participants.

UTB CEO, Lilly Ajarova, says Uganda in 2019 hosted 22 association meetings including the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentarians Conference, 8th African Population Conference, Africa Now Summit, 4th African Judicial Dialogue and the 2nd Congress of the AfricanPrimatological Conference; among others all which attracted a variance of domestic, regional and international visitors and contributed to the rankings that currently place Uganda as a top Meeting and Events destination in Africa.

“In 2020, Uganda had organized and was scheduled to host a number of notable conferences and meetings that had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These included among others; the G77 summit, Africa Climate week, World Health Summit, CBR World Congress, and the AfrAA Conference,” Ajarova explained.

She highlighted that many of these conferences have been rescheduled to take place in 2021 pending confirmation of the dates as the COVID-19 pandemic is examined and travel restrictions reviewed.

“As Uganda continues to grow its MICE industry, the next few years will see our association meetings increase as the world normalizes in the post COVID era,” Ajarova concluded.

Car Rental Congo offers Luxury Car Rental Services with Experienced drivers to handle the VIP on conferences with a relaxed mind in Uganda. Contract us.

Rwanda Reopens Airport in August

July 6, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Rwanda Reopens Tourism, Wildlife Safaris, Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes.

Rwanda has developed mainly due to the efforts of the tourism sector that has been the most foreign exchange earner of the country but COVID leads to the closure of the parks and hotels as they got into LockDown. Car Rental Congo suspended the operation of its car hire services as they were not working but due to the recent news that the Airport of Kigali is opening for international flights to connect to Rwanda. we have opened officially and we are taking bookings.

Re-Open for Flights.

Rwanda has announced that its airports will reopen to commercial flights on 1 August, having shut down to outside visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. This move follows its 17 June reopening of domestic tourism and international charter flights.

There are conditions though, including a requirement that all incoming passengers, including those in transit, will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test from a certified laboratory, taken within 72 hours of arriving in Rwanda. For passengers entering the East African country, a second test will be conducted upon arrival, with the results delivered within 24 hours. During this time, travelers will be required to self-quarantine in a designated hotel at their own cost.

Rwanda is known as Le Pays des Mille Collines (Land of a Thousand Hills) thanks to its many mountains, including the majestic Virunga volcanoes in the northwest. Hidden among the bamboo forests are some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas, and Nyungwe Forest National Park protects extensive tracts of mountain rainforest and is home to many primates. All tourism activities, including primate trekking within Rwanda’s national parks, have now resumed in the country with enhanced COVID-19 prevention measures.

Car Rental Congo: Welcoming visitors back is important to Rwanda as tourism is a key contributor to the economy as most of the travelers use flights to connect to the land of thousand hills. Many Tour operators and hotels in Rwanda are none functioning currently due to the effect of Covid19. For more information on the tourism reopening guidelines,

Car Rental Congo has been offering Car Rental services to the locals that have been taking self-drive safaris to Akagera wildlife park and scientific weddings. Grab the best deal for car rental in Rwanda as low as 55USD /day for the saloon cars and SUV at only 80 USD for long term rental of one week +

Why is Transport a problem in DR Congo

July 3, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Transport in DR congo – Car Rental Congo; 4×4 Car Hire in Central Africa.

Traveling in Africa can never be easy and simple however there are some parts of Africa that are ease to get transportation services like East Africa, South Africa where there are self-drive options like self-drive around Lake Victoria but when it comes to Democratic republic of congo it is a quite hard and unique experience that can’t be compared to East Africa & South Africa.

Provinces in DR congo

Before the Colonists came to DR congo, it was initially organized into 22 districts. Ten western districts were administered directly by the main colonial government, while the eastern part of the colony was administered under two vice-governments: eight northeastern districts formed Orientale Province, and four southeastern districts formed Katanga. In 1919, the colony was organized into four provinces: Congo-Kasaï (five southwestern districts), Équateur (five northwestern districts), Orientale, and Katanga (previous vice-governments). DR Congo got its independence and it was rearranged into 25 provinces which are all served by car Rental Congo that include Kinshasa, Ituri Province, Kongo Central, Haut-Uele, Kwango, Tshopo, Kwilu Province, Bas-Uele, Mai-Ndombe Province, Nord-Ubangi, Kasaï Province, Mongala, Kasaï-Central, Sud-Ubangi, Kasaï-Oriental, Équateur, Lomami Province, Tshuapa,Sankuru, Tanganyika Province, Maniema, Haut-Lomami, South Kivu, Lualaba Province, North Kivu, Haut-Katanga Province.

The Most known and developed is Kinshasa, North Kivu, South Kivu, Tanganyika, Ituri, Haut Katanga provinces that hold minerals and tourism activities.

Modes of Transport in Congo

DR Congo four modes of Transport are Air, Water, Rail, and Road transport but the most used are three that is water transport to those communities close to river congo, air for the domestic flight available yet road transport is mostly used for those traveling in Cities.

Road Conditions in DR congo.

Ground transport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has always been difficult. The terrain and climate of the Congo Basin present serious barriers to road and rail construction, and the distances are enormous across this vast country. Furthermore, chronic economic mismanagement and internal conflict has led to serious under-investment over many years.

The transportation network is of crucial importance to Congo for travelers to get around from one province to another considering the size of the country.  Congo’s generally poor transportation infrastructure is a major factor in its economic underdevelopment, backed up by a congo river that has no clear water floor in Africa. Check on the Congo River Expeditions ( navigable from Banana to Matadi, Kinshasa to Kisangani, Obundu to Kindu, and Kongolo to Bukama.) But when planning to get around by road from south to the last point, then it’s difficult that why we failed to develop the clear travel around the Congo river. Travelers that wish to visit DR congo are advised to rent 4×4 Car rentals only due to the terrain of the roads.

Roads in South Kivu province

The Roads in Bukavu are paved and the areas are safely visited by tourists that be heading to Kahuz Biega National Park that is known to the home for the Eastern Lowland Gorillas, Travelers are advised to use Rusizi one border to connect to Rwanda. Car Rental Congo offers the best car hire services for travelers visiting Bukavu city for projects or Tourism on short & Long term projects in local Communities around Lake Kivu.

Highways

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has fewer all-weather paved highways than any country of its population and size in Africa — a total of 2250 km, of which only 1226 km is in good condition. To put this in perspective, the road distance across the country in any direction is more than 2500 km (e.g. Matadi to Lubumbashi, 2700 km by road).

Roads in Goma, Kinshasa Details loading >>>>>>>

“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” ~Christopher McCandless

Renting Car for Self Drive East Africa

June 29, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Self-drive in East Africa- Car Hire Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania: Car Rental Congo

Planing an epic East Africa Self Drive road trip with a one-way car hire option starting from Kigali Rwanda and ending in Tanzania Dar Es Salaam? Car Rental Congo team is willing to help you with the draft of the safari plan and booking accommodations, Safari activities like gorilla trekking, mountaineering, After all, four wheels are a must-have when you’re planning a road trip through four countries!

The Recommended time of holiday when driving at relaxed plan is 3 weeks to four weeks considering each country one week that is Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania . each having 7 Days Adventure is the basic recommended self trip to couples, family or group travel in 4×4 Car Rentals like 4wd LandCruisers, or Toyota Landcruiser with a rooftop tent.

Renting a Car in East Africa

Finding a reliable car Rental Company ready to offer of best prices for car hire on self-drive in East Africa is not ease in Rwanda but more possible in Uganda, Kenya, or Tanzania. Among the top Car Rental companies is car Rental Congo that has over 15 years of experience in car hire in  Central Africa before it expanded its boundaries to cover East Africa with the ideology of driving Lake Victoria & River Nile basin on great Africa expeditions.

Rav4 LongFacts About East Africa

East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography and there are six countries within the region and car rental congo operates in all these countries with extension to other central African countries like Chad, Cameroon.

However, when it comes to self-drive in East Africa, you’re expected to visit Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan are members of the East African Community (EAC) with one entry visa but currently, Car Rental Congo doesn’t allow self-drive in South Sudan due to security of the state. All the Member states are accessed in a rental car with Valid Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Insurance.

When it comes to car rental in East Africa? Car rental congo is the leading company that offers 4×4 car Hire, Machinery, and construction trucks in the entire region on the best prices. Get promotional prices for your visit to East Africa on self-drive around Lake Victoria

Choosing a rental car in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania

Rent the biggest car you can afford if you’re traveling for more than a few days. The vastness of the country means you are going to spend many, many hours in the car and it is more than worth it to spend a little extra for some comfort. The tinted windows mean your luggage is not too visible in the trunk and we had plenty of legroom during the trip.

Consider a 4x 4 if you are tempted to go off-road. Car Renta Congo offers various types of 4×4 fleets alongside saloon cars that are two-wheel-drive like Toyota Vitz, Premio that are used on City tours. The Smallest recommended 4×4 fleet is the Toyota Rav4 due to the poor roads that exist in parks for wildlife watching and primate trekking like Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda.

East Africa Driving Etiquette

Gx with Rooftop Tent RentalDriving is on the left-hand side in EastAfrica., there are countries that drive on the left hand and those are Uganda, Rwanda Kenya, and Tanzania yet for Rwanda, South Sudan & Burundi they drive on the right hand. However, clients going to drive along Lake Victoria will only pass through the left-hand countries.

When driving on a single lane road move to the left into the hard shoulder to let cars past. This can be quite counter-intuitive as a European driver but it was a common occurrence and caused us to sweat profusely when it happened on the brow of a hill!

If you wish to pass a slower moving vehicle indicate to the right and the car in front will typically move in when possible.

 Climbing lanes are often available as the East African roads are quite hilly and there are lots of large trucks and lorries. Use them to pass trucks and slow-moving vehicles when going uphill. If you are moving more slowly than the traffic move into the left lane to let traffic overtake.

Once you pass another driver a flash of the hazard lights suffices as a thank you. You’ll usually be greeted by a friendly flash of their headlights. It’s a friendly gesture so don’t be alarmed when it first happens!

Honking the horn is a definite no-no except in an emergency.

Watch out for the stop signs! Being used to driving in the US and Europe the stop signs on the main roads through the towns took us by surprise. Be sure to come to a complete halt at the stop sign and give way to cars coming onto the main road.

A good GPS is essential. using an offline GPS app (Osm And navigation) which is recommended to be installed on our cellphones and, on occasion, used the data on the sims.

Double-check your route before you start and have a general idea of the route before you set out each day. This is especially important in the eastern parts of  East Africa. Sometimes the GPS suggested off-road conditions because the distance was shorter but don’t be tempted by the shorter predicted times as the roads can be horrific!

Recycling Waste in Goma

June 23, 2020 By blog Comments Off

How can I tell what is and isn’t acceptable in my recycling container?

Car Rental Congo the oldest car hire company in Central Africa has extended its services to open up the waste management services within Goma, Beni, Kinshasa, Butembo, Uvira, Kisangani with sold service delivery of dumper trucks, provision of Bins for proper waste management in Democratic republic of congo.

Waste Management

We want to make recycling less complicated.

Follow these three rules to make recycling simple:

  1. Recycle empty bottles, cans, paper, and cardboard
  2. Keep foods and liquids out of the recycling
  3. Keep plastic bags out of the recycling bin. No bagged recyclables.

And remember, you should never place an item in your recycling container if you’re not sure it’s an approved recyclable. When in doubt – throw it out. Visit Recycle Right to view how-to videos and downloadable guidelines.

Recycling

Waste is not segregated in DR congo when it is collected, and vast amounts of plastic litter clog public spaces as well as water bodies.

Congo’s segregation and recycling system operate through an informal chain of workers—from ragpickers who sort through waste to dealers who sell the plastic to plants.

About 60 percent of plastic waste in Congo is not recycled, according to various estimates. Just nine percent of all plastic waste ever produced globally has been recycled.

A Mountain Gorilla Killed in Bwindi Uganda

June 10, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Four Men Arrested for Killing Silverback Gorilla in Bwindi

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and is situated along with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the Albertine Rift. Composed of 321 square kilometers (124 sq mi) of both montane and lowland forest, it is accessible only on foot.

The park is a UNESCO world heritage site near Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, is a 120 square mile patch of dense tropical forest that is home to primates, elephants, antelopes, and other wildlife.

The hunting and the killing of the gorillas were last reported in 2011 June, according to the International Gorilla Conservation Programme. But there are signs that poaching in gorilla parks has increased in recent months, as tourism has fallen because of the coronavirus pandemic, see the best places to visit after Covid19 and all these places can be accessed on Self Drive safari in Uganda or Guided Uganda Safari 

According to the press release at the twitter handle of Uganda Wildlife Authority, it arrested four men who have been detained in connection with the killing of a 25-year-old male gorilla that was hugely popular with tourists.

The arrests followed UWA’s investigation of Rafiki’s death “after a post-mortem report revealed that the Silverback sustained an injury by a sharp device/object that penetrated its left upper part of the abdomen up to the internal organs.” Rangers found Rafiki’s body on June 2, a day after he was reported missing in the park.

The Silverback gorilla, named Rafiki, was killed in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park after going missing on June 1. His body was found the next day.

Byamukama Felix confessed to killing the gorilla in self-defense, the authority said. Mr. Felix said that he had gone hunting in the park with another poacher, Bampabenda Evarist when they came across the Nkuringo gorillas.

Rafiki charged, and Mr. Felix speared him, the authority said. Mr. Felix, who is from the western Ugandan village of Murole, was found with bush pig meat as well as several hunting devices, including a spear, rope snares, wire snares, and a hunting bell for a dog collar. Rafiki was head of a 17-member gorilla group called Nkuringo Sector which sector is considered as the hardest sector when it comes to gorilla trekking in Uganda.

Mr. Felix said that he had shared some of the bushpig meat with two other poachers, Museveni Valence and Mubangizi Yonasi, who were arrested on June 7, the authority said.

In a statement on Friday, the authority said that the four men were being held at a police station and were awaiting trial before a court of Competent Jurisdiction.

Uganda National Parks opened for post covid Visit

June 4, 2020 By blog Comments Off

National Parks of Uganda Opened to visit – Car Rental & Self-drive in Uganda.

Uganda has 10 National Parks, which are managed by The Ugandan Wildlife Authority. Each park has its own unique features, making all of them worth a visit.

Uganda Wildlife Authority has opened the tourism national parks to be visited by Local travelers and the ministry of health developed the SOPs to be followed by hotel owners when dealing with clients that visit the parks for touring and watching the wildlife.

All Opened national parks exclude the homes for Primates like Bwindi, Mgahinga, Kibale forest and the park still maintain that Primate Watching is not open for a visit.

See the Top 7 National Parks to visit in Uganda.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

LIon ExperienceQueen Elizabeth National Park occupies an estimated 1,978 square kilometers (764 sq mi). The park extends from Lake George in the north-east to Lake Edward in the south-west and includes the Kazinga Channel connecting the two lakes.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes. Poachers killed six elephants in the park in 2015, triggering both anger and frustration within the Ugandan conservation community. Read More

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls national ParkMFNP is Uganda’s largest national park and popular for Uganda Safaris. It measures approximately 3,893 square kilometers. The park is bisected by the Victoria Nile from east to west for a distance of about 115 kilometers. The park is the location of the Murchison Falls, where the waters of the Nile flow through a narrow gorge only 7 meters wide before plunging 43 meters.  Also in the park, adjacent to the Masindi-Gulu Highway, are the Karuma Falls, the location of the 600 megawatts Karuma Power Station, which will be Uganda’s largest power station when it comes online circa 2018. MFCA and the adjacent Bugondo Forest Reserve have 76 species of mammals as well as Uganda’s largest population of Nile crocodiles. 450 bird species are present ranging from an easy variety of waterbirds, including the rare shoe-billed stork, Budongo’s 59 “restricted-range” species, dwarf kingfisher, Goliath heron, white-thighed hornbill, and great blue turaco. Read More

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura District in the Western Region of Uganda. The park has a variety of animals such as zebra, hippopotamus, impala, warthog, common eland, African buffalo, jackal, African leopard, and over three hundred bird species. At 260 square kilometers, the park is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks.

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is a 1,442 square kilometers national park in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda. KUganda Wildife Safariidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 2,750 meters Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers. The park hosts over 86 mammal species including spotted hyena, lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, elephant, giraffe, zebra, African buffalo, bat-eared foxes, Rothschild’s giraffe — as well as almost 500 bird species. Read More

Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park is a national park 140 kilometers northeast of Lake Victoria. The park covers an area of 1,279 square kilometers and is bisected by the border of Kenya and Uganda. The Ugandan part of the park covers 1,110 km2 while the Kenyan part covers 169 km2 (65 sq mi). The Kenyan part of the park was gazetted in 1968, the Ugandan part in 1992. Elephants and buffalo can be found on the lower slopes. The park is also home to a variety of small antelope and duiker, as well as forest monkeys, including the black-and-white colobus and blue monkey, red-tailed monkey. Mount Elgon is home to at least 144 bird species. Of particular interest are Jackson’s francolin, the eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Hartlaub’s turaco, the Tacazze sunbird, and the endangered lammergeier, due to their restricted range.

Semuliki National Park

Semuliki National Park is located in Bwamba County, a remote part of the Bundibugyo District, in the Western Region of Uganda. It was made a national park in October 1993 and is one of Uganda’s newest national parks. 194 km2 of East Africa’s only lowland tropical rainforest is found in the park. The park has more than 400 bird species, for example, the lyre-tailed honeyguide. 216 of these species with 66 of the species being true forest birds, including the rare Forest Ground Thrush and Sassi’s Olive Greenbul. 9 species of hornbills have been recorded in the park.

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Rwenzori MountainsRwenzori Mountains National Park is a Ugandan national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Rwenzori Mountains. Almost 1,000 km2 in size, the park has Africa’s third highest mountain peak and many waterfalls, lakes, and glaciers. The park includes most of the central and eastern half of the Rwenzori Mountains, a mountain range rising above dry plains located just north of the equator. Those mountains are higher than the Alps and are ice-capped. Mount Stanley is located in the park. Margherita Peak, one of Mount Stanley’s twin summits, is Africa’s third highest peak with a height of 5,109 meters. Africa’s fourth and fifth highest peaks (Mount Speke and Mount Baker) are also located in the park. The park has glaciers, snowfields, waterfalls, and lakes and is one of Africa’s most beautiful mountain areas. Read More

Best places to visit after Covid 19.

June 1, 2020 By blog Comments Off

Tourist Destinations to visit in Africa After Covid19: Car Rental Congo.

During the end of the year 2019 December, the world started to experience the most deadly disease that has affected all the countries in the world without sparing their economies. African countries were among the last to feel the impact of Covid19 as it arrived in Africa in 2020.

The Impact of COVID is hard to be expressed in one single post but car rental congo brings to you places to visit to reduce the stress of staying home for more than 2 months. The new realities of working from home, temporary unemployment, home-schooling of children, and lack of physical contact with other family members, friends, and colleagues take time to get used to. Adapting to lifestyle changes such as these, and managing the fear of contracting the virus and worry about people close to us who are particularly vulnerable, are challenging for all of us. They can be particularly difficult for people with mental health conditions.

Shade off that Post-COVID19 stress; at the end of this pandemic one needs to adventure and try out some activities with nature.

We realize that there are things most have taken for granted and always ignored. Your interaction with the outside often calms your mind and most times helps awaken one’s brain and mind. Traveling and adventure renews one’s mind and gets you engaged with nature. In addition, it serves to relax one’s mind and spirit from the monotony of the environment that has been set by the pandemic situation. Question is “where should I do this?”, “where can i achieve?” such relaxation; check out this suggestion some activities. Start planning now, so that you do not miss out, trust me you will not regret your decision.

Recommended Reunion Safari activities.

  1. Gorilla trekking/tracking; oh how I miss these close friends and familyGorilla Safaris of man. Do not miss seeing them going about their lives, you will be surprised at the level of their intelligence, organizational skills, and social life. These wonderful creatures dwell in the great forest of Bwindi and Mgahinga., beautiful Virunga mountains of Rwanda and Congo. Did you know they have territories and territorial leaders? Did you know these territorial leaders also submit to one overall leader? Amazing, isn’t it? Have a chance to witness more than this Miss at your own risk, do not say I did not warn.
  2. Wildlife adventure; With 10 national parks in Uganda, you cannot do less than appreciate the diversity of wildlife and behaviorism of the wildlife. The wild is entails more LIon Experiencethan you can imagine, witness instances of survival for the fittest (live predator-prey chases), territorial protection, and animal superiority over their counterparts. Watch how the prey and predator coexist in the same environment (balanced ecosystem). You can start with the magnificent zebras of Lake Mburo National Park, not to forget the gigantic eland antelopes, topis, impalas, hippopotami, crocodiles, and acacia related birds among others. With this start, you will long for more and surely you have got it all in this trip; Queen Elizabeth National Park, located in western Uganda hosts a diversity of wildlife from weakest to strongest, smallest to largest. The park hosts over 90 mammal species; of this variety include African leopards, tree-climbing lions, African bush elephants, warthog, giant forest hog, African buffalo, Ugandan Kob, Nile crocodile and Chimpanzees. You could save some energy to hike the famous mountain Rwenzori; The highest block mountain that is sited in the rift valley, crown it with a boat ride along Kazinga Channel.
  3. Alternatively start your adventurous trip with Zziwa Rhino sanctuary proceed to Kibale National Park with Chimpanzee tracking, red-tailed monkeys, Kanyachu primate walk, bird watching among others tracking. Be sure not to miss out on the hot springs of Semlik Valley National Park which takes you to the famous Murchison falls before you witness a variety of wildlife of Murchison National Park, the home of the big five and known not only the large lion and enigmatic leopard but also the Rothschild’s giraffes, crown your sector visit with the visit to the famous Murchison Falls. tentatively you can proceed to Kidepo Valley National Park the core of savannah landscape and the largest national park.

    You will have an encounter with over 75 species of mammals and over 470 bird species. The park harbors a couple of almost extinct species of African wildlife, you would not like to miss capturing the last existing species in the land. proceed to Mt Elgon National Park the largest volcanic base in the world(4000Km2). Kidepo Valley National Park

    The park hosts more than 300 bird species not to mention the endangered Lammergeyer. You can also do a mountain climb 4321m Wagagai and descend into the 40Km2 This mountain is one of Uganda’s oldest physical features over 20 million years and has been greatly reduced by erosion. Be sure not to miss out on the magnificent Sipi falls at the edge of the Elgon park. Crown your trip with a visit and a series of activities at the source of the Nile in Jinja.

  4. Eco-Tours.Ecotourism is directed towards an exotic natural environment intended to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife. Eco-tourism involves visits to fragile, relatively pristine natural environments in order to minimize the impact on the environment and to actually benefit the environment. Ecotourism goes beyond nature-based tourism in that it supports conservation through education on the impacts of human beings on the environment and fostering a greater appreciation of natural habitats.

Ecosystems are diverse, it is important to understand the interaction between the different plants and animals as well as their non-living environments, weather, earth, sun, soil, climate, and atmosphere. Thus, the ecosystem gives relationships between different organisms that live in close proximity to each other.

The determination of animal extinctions and endangered species is easily understood with knowledge of different eco-systems. Furthermore, an unbalanced ecosystem poses to several species including humans.

Uganda has over six eco-tourism sites, mabira central forest reserve,  mpanga central forest reserve,lutoboka and Bunjazi central forest reserve, Kalinzu, kasyoha-kitomi, Budongo, Kaniyo Nusingiro, and Bugoma

Geotourism

Come unravel the story of Uganda by visiting the vast sites, you could be the next one to discover important resources through your visit and study. Uganda is blessed with over 62 geosites these include, geothermal sites, mountain ranges, the great east African rift (western branch), archeological sites, rock formations, waterfalls to mention but a few.

THE RWENZORI MOUNTAINS

Rwenzori MountainsA question to ponder, why such a high block mountain (compression structure) in the middle of the rift valley (an extensional structure)? The Rwenzori mountains are one of the few undisturbed mountains in the world, this is attributed to its rugged and wilderness nature, this has attracted several climbers and tourists. Standing on the different blocks of the Rwenzori one has a nice view of part of the great east African rift valley and its manifestations in Uganda. With the highest peak at 5109m Check on 14 Days Congo Gorillas & Rwenzori Trekking experience with Car Rental Congo