The 6 Days Visit Lubumbashi and Kundelungu Park package brings you to the south-eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It involves the experience of Lubumbashi city. Lubumbashi was the capital city of the former Katanga province which has now been divided into four different provinces: Tanganyika, Haut Katanga, Haut Lomami and Lualaba. The experience in Lubumbashi involves the imposing colonial architectures, the National Museum of Lubumbashi, the Lubumbashi Zoological Garden,… The visit lubumbashi package brings you to Kundelungu National Parks where you will experience Kiubo Falls (90m wide and 60m long). Moreover, you will see the wild animals including The zebra, the roan antelope, the Cape elk, the hartebeest, monkeys, buffaloes, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, lions, cheetah, leopards, zebras,…
1 pax = 3499$ pp, 2 pax = 2499$ pp, 3 pax = 1999$ pp
Upon your arrival at Lubumbashi International Airport, a Kwafrika Travel representative will whisk you away to your hotel. After a general briefing about what to expect from your experience, he will leave you to spend your evening unwinding.
It is the actual capital of only Haut-Katanga Province and the country’s major economic hub. It is also very diverse with ease of transport and a rare place to explore the imposing colonial architectures. In Lubumbashi you can visit the National Museum of Lubumbashi; Lubumbashi Zoological Garden; The Kasombo Prison (1900s), the first in Lubumbashi and where the church leader Kimbangu was imprisoned; Old and colonial architectures; Souvenir shops, Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, a cathedral which served as the headquarters of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lubumbashi established in 1920 under Pope John XXIII. You can also visit, the historic place of assassination of the first prime minister of the DR Congo, Mr Patrice Emery Lumumba. Lumumba died as a national hero after fighting for the Independence of Congo.
Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Lubumbashi
On this day, you will leave early the city of Lubumbashi heading to Kiubu Falls. On your way to the fall, you will stop in Likasi where you will taste local food for dinner before mingling with locals in Bunkenya. There you can visit the grave of King Msiri from the Yeke Kingdom (aka Garenganze Kingdom). The Yeke Kingdom was once one of the most powerful kingdoms in South-Central Africa controlling half a million square kilometers (1856 to 1891). As you learn about the yeke’s history, tradition and customs, you will be taught that the king Msiri was a merchant involved in copper, ivory and slave trade controlled by the Sultan of Zanzibar, Tippo Tip. After Bunkenya, you will head directly to Kiubo Falls. If time allows, you might stop to explore a mine of copper, being extracted from the famous copper belt extending from Congo to Zambia. You will reach Kiubo Falls in the evening. Upon you arrival, you will check in at Kiubo Lodge and take walk along the paths that border the river as a way to unwind. Dinner and
Overnight at Kiubo Lodge
This is the day when you will have the real Kiubo Fall Experience. Activities in Kiubo includes: Walking along the paths that border the river, enjoying off-road quad, Visit of the Kiwakishi caves 35 KM away from the fall, BBQ evening at the camp, Visit of the hydroelectric power station, 100% clean and renewable providing power to Kiubo Lodge, Fishing: Tiger fish, Captain, Bream etc ..., Canoeing - calm or tumultuous waters, Bird Watching, Rafting in the rapids, Pedalos, Swimming under the small falls, Speed boat cruises on the river, Visit of the small village and its market,…
Dinner and Overnight at Kiubo Falls
Located in the North Eastern part of Lubumbashi, Kundelungu National Park is one of nine Congolese National Parks. What to see include the Lofoi Falls which is the highest in Africa (384m in one jet). The site also comprises other majestic falls where two more emblematic are Masansa and Lutshipuka falls. Existing wildlife are: antelopes, jackals, servals, porcupines, warthogs, snakes, monkeys, buffaloes, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, lions, cheetah, leopards, zebras,… Accommodation available is a Guest House or inside the park where you set your tent and enjoy the beauty of the sunrise and the sunset. You Kwafrika Travel guide will bring with you your own foods, water and drinks.
Early in the morning, you will be transferred to Lubumbashi International Airport for departure.
End of the trip