Orchids safari lodge is a mid range accommodation found in Bukavu, in the Eastern part of Democratic Republic of Congo near Kahuzi biega national park on the shores of Lake Kivu. Kahuzi biega national park is the home of lowland mountain gorillas in Congo which are a major attraction for tourists who visit on the Congo Safaris. The park (kahuzi biega) is situated in the southern province of Kivu.
Kahuzi biega national park consists of 12 groups of gorillas where 4 are habituated for gorilla trekking an activity that mostly engages the travelers to Congo. The park is a home of low land gorillas where gorilla trekking takes place. Kahuzi Biega National Park is among the few National parks in the world with Gorilla species which are believed to be endangered. Some of the other parks where gorillas can be found include Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes national Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in Congo.
Orchids safari lodge comprises of 18 spacious rooms with comfortable beds. Rooms are in different categories that is single, doubles/twins, triple rooms and presidential suites for the luxurious travelers. All rooms have private and en suite facilities like flushing toilets and hot showers. The lodge is one of the top accommodations in Congo in Kahuzi biega national park with beautiful View of lake Kivu and the surrounding area. Rooms at Orchids safari lodge cost between 250 -500$ and above.
Orchids safari lodge offers facilities and services which include;
- A restaurant that serves all types of meals that meets guests appetite served by well trained staff,
- Well stocked bar with both soft and hard drinks/alcoholic drinks,
- Laundry services available,
- Excellent and comfortable beds,
- Free parking space,
- Wi-Fi internet available at the lodge that enables guests to keep in touch with their families and friends,
- Hairdryers available,
- Health and fitness centers
- Hot showers and flushing toilets,
- Spectacular view of the lake Kivu and surrounding areas.
Orchids safari lodge is a friendly accommodation that one should stay while in Kahuzi biega national park for activities like lowland Gorilla trekking in the park, hiking the Nyiragongo volcanoes, nature walks, birding, Tshiabati waterfalls trail and many other activities .