Best Places to Visit in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, originally Zaire) has a complex history to comprehend. From Belgium's King Leopold's incompetence to Mobutu Sese Seko's unscrupulous leadership to the battlegrounds of Africa's dreadful "world war," the country has undergone extended periods of turmoil. However, the continent's second-largest country is making a recovery and, by all indications, is on the right track. There are frequent travel advisories for DRC, however there is a magical wilderness to explore here during times of stability. UNESCO-designated national parks dot the landscape. Active volcanoes, roaring rivers, and everything the fauna you'd expect from Africa may be found there.Although caution is advised, the DRC is Africa's literal and metaphorical heart.

Let's have a look at some of the top sites in Congo to visit!