Kibumba Tented Camp is a budget camp found in Virunga National Park, just 1-hours drive from Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The camp is near the trailhead or starting point of the Nyiragongo mountain and gorilla trekking point. The camp is inside Virunga National Park and close to the Rwanda–Congo border. Kibumba Tented Camp is the budget and friendly accommodation for those who want to experience mountain gorillas in Virunga and Nyiragongo Volcano. The climate at Kibumba is fair. You can be at the camp either by road from Kigali International Airport to Goma.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is found in central Africa. Kinshasha is the capital city of Congo. It is just 40km (25 miles) coastline of the Atlantic ocean and Congo is a landlocked country as well. Congo has over 20 national parks found in central Africa but Virunga national park and Kahuzi Biega National Park are the most popular national parks in congo with more attractions that attract more tourists in the country. Virunga national park is found on the Eastern side of the Albertine valley in Rumangabo, Democratic Republic of Congo with more endangered mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes where gorilla trekking takes place. There are eight mountain gorilla groups in Virunga Park and they are all habituated. Also, Kahuzi Biega National Park is found in the Eastern part near Bukavu with more low land gorillas. Congo has more than 200 tribes and 4 are the main largest tribes which include; Mongo, LUBA, Kongo and Mang-betu azonde. The majority of the Congolese speak the same language Kikongo, Lingala, Swahili, and French. There are more activities to do while in Virunga National Park which includes Gorilla trekking, Bird watching, nature walk in the park, Hiking mount Nyiragongo among others.
Kibumba Tented Camp consists of 18 beautiful tents with 9 doubles and 6 twins and 3 singles. All rooms have private suite facilities like flushing toilets and hot running showers. Rooms have verandas and balconies where you can relax after trekking while overlooking the spectacular view of the Nyiragongo Volcanos and the surrounding areas. The camp has spacious dining rooms, excellent clean and washed beddings. They are in different categories single, doubles, twins and triple rooms. Some rooms have campfires that provide warmth to clients during nights. The rooms cost 150$ and above per night.
The Camp has Different facilities and services which include a restaurant that serves different types of meals both local and international that meet the guests’ choice, Breakfast, lunch, dinners both indoor and outdoor dinners among others. The camp also offers Bush dinners and a well-stocked bar with both soft and hard drinks and you can relax and sip the cocktail while enjoying the good view of mount mikeno and Nyiragongo volcano. The camp offers a laundry service, Airport transfers, and pickups. It also has wireless internet available at the camp that enables guests to keep in contact with their families and friends, Ample parking space, Spacious and comfortable rooms with private facilities like hot showers and flushing toilets. There is a Gift shop also available with gifts like clothes, shoes and other crafts.