Located in the Congo west part on the south bank of Congo river near the western exit of the Malebo Pool , Kinshasa, the capital city of DRCongo is the third largest and populous African City with its 74km from east to west. Facing the capital of the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) for only five-minute crossing, Kinshasa is the most dynamic and diverse city across Africa for its music and art style. Also, the Kinshasa Tour as proposed by Congo Local Guides is a stunning experience to discover places and people in their everyday life style.
Correspondingly, Kinshasa in Lingala is called “Kisásá”, colonially known as Léopoldville or leopoldstad with its population of more than ten million. Furthermore, the City-Province of Kinshasa has a tropical, hot and humid climate. It runs from a long rainy season lasting 8 months, from mid-September to mid-May, to a dry season which runs from mid-May to mid-September, but also, a small rainy season and a small dry season, for the period of mid-December to mid-February. Touring the city of Kinshasa is enjoyable all the time depending on your weather preference.
As for the temperature, two large wind currents blow throughout the year over the city of Kinshasa, both at altitude and at the level of low layers. Furthermore, the heart of Kinshasa, its large commercial and residential center, excellent restaurants and fine hotels, buzzing with energy & bustling with activity, Kinshasa has a lot to offer visitors, from the diversity in the flora & fauna to the several cultural sites embedded in history.
In short, the tour includes a visit wealthy people area such as Gombe, Ngaliema, Lingwala. But also, Kinshasa suburb such as Maluku, Malweka, Matete, limete, etc. Importantly, the tour will take you to the hottest point of the city known as Round Point Victoire (Victoire Roundabout), allowing us to enjoy an in-person contact with locals. This is without omitting the Eco-tour to Lola ya bonobo and the adventurous experience with Kinshasa surrounding ecosystem. Included points on to sees and to dos things includes:
Note 1: Due to road congestion in Kinshasa, you can’t visit all sights in a single day. It is strongly advised to chose up to five or six activities and we will fit them in a day-tour.
Note 2: Congo Local Guides also offers the opportunity to see Kinshasa by night. The whole Africa knows Kinshasa from its legendary music style such as Rumba and Ndombolo. We take you to the hottest clubs and bars with live music.
Mean of transport: Walking and Private vehicle
Pick-Up point: Depending on your convenience, but mostly from a well-known place
Pick-Up time: Preferably Between 8:00am and 9:00am Local Time
Duration: 1 Day
Meals: Lunch at a local restaurant
Ending Time: Latest 5pm
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