Discover Virunga national park The Democratic Republic of Congo

Virunga National Park is located near Goma, in the eastern part of the country and it covers 4,600 sq mi. It is a large plain bordered by two mountain slopes which serve as a natural barrier for the reserve's wild animals. Here, you can see lions, buffalos, antelopes, warthogs, elephants, hippopotamuses and a wide variety of water birds. The two volcanoes of Nyamuragira (10,022 ft) and Nyiragongo (11,384 ft) can be climbed and the hotels and restaurants in the small quaint town of Goma will give you a warmwelcome.

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