Tour Operators

Silverback Kingdom

Silverback Kingdom was launched by the Pole Pole Foundation in 2010 as the gorilla tourism development component of this well-known local NGO. Its guide, John Kahekwa, was the park’s chief gorilla tracker between 1983-2008 and has unparalleled knowledge about the gorillas of KBNP.

Specialties: Visits to KBNP and the surrounding communities

Base of operations: Bukavu

Languages of operation: French, English & Swahili

Contact information
Telephone: John Kahekwa : +243 998 899 598

Kivu Travel

Kivu Travel is a travel agency specializing in the Great Lakes region and particularly in Kivu. It’s Belgian and Congolese partners are experts in this area and have an excellent and large network. Kivu Travel promotes responsible tourism in this region, which truly is a paradise of flora & fauna! Its people are extraordinary, and see the tourists as a promise of renewal for their country! Kivu Travel is definitely the best partner to show you Kivu in a secure way and lets you discover its natural wealth and its friendly population by also visiting socio-economic projects supported by KT.

Specialties: Specialized in international travel to the Kivu region; including visits to Goma, Bukavu, Kahuzi Biega NP, Virunga NP, Garamba NP, Epulu NP, Rwanda, Burundi.

Base of operations: DR Congo & Belgium

Languages of operation: French, English & Swahili

Contact information
Telephone: Eric de Lamotte : + 32 495 586 807 (Belgium), Roger Paluku : +243 813 135 608 (DR Congo), Michel Verwilghen : + 32 476 399 783 (Belgium)

Okapi Tours and Travel Company

Okapi tours and travel company is a company registered in Democratic Republic of Congo with a head office in Goma. The company organizes tour programs in Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya. Our primary goal is to promote a high-quality visitor experience in an environment which will be a benefit to everybody.

Specialties: Travel in the great lakes region of Africa and throughout the entire country of DR Congo.

Base of operations: DR Congo

Languages of operation: English, French, Spanish

Contact information
Telephone: +24399432877 (DR Congo), +250783589405 (Rwanda)


Go-Congo is a Tour Operator active throughout the DR Congo including a (private)boat service on the Congo River between Kisangani and Kinshasa. We have representatives and guides in Kinshasa, Kisangani, Mbandaka, Goma and Lubumbashi. We work with the National Parks such as Virunga, Kahuzi Biega, Epulu, Kundulungu and Lomako.

Specialties: The DR Congo and all it has to offer

Base of operations: Kinshasa, DR Congo

Languages of operation: French, English, Lingala, Swahili

Contact information
Telephone: General Director : Van Roten Michel +243 81 18 37 010 (DR Congo), Operations Manager : Evelyne Makitu : +243 998 16 23 31 (DR Congo),  Our Kivu agent : Jacques Kambale Sherty +243 994 37 97 33 (DR Congo)
Address: Avenue Boboso 43, C/ Limete, Kinshasa, DR Congo

Eos Visions

Eos Visions is an award.-winning tour operator offering exceptional educational and enlightening travel experiences in combination with first-class destination management services in East Africa

Specialties: DR Congo, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Base of operations: Kigali (Rwanda), Nairobi (Kenya)

Languages of operation: English, French, German & Swahili

Contact information
Telephone: +1 (347) 260-7557 (US), +49 (0)173-6175543, (Germany), +250 (0)788-385050 (Rwanda), +254 (0)734-816221 (Kenya)

Amahoro Tours

Amahoro Tours prides itself in being an established leader in community-based tourism and ecotourism in Rwanda and the DR Congo. Our tailor-made tours guarantee a maximum of interaction with the local population and intimate experiences of beautiful nature.

Specialties: Tailor made trips in Eastern DR Congo and Rwanda, hotel bookings, gorilla permits, car hire, airport transfers, etc.

Base of operations: Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Languages of operation: English

Contact information
Telephone: + 250 788687448 (Rwanda)
Address: Market Street, Musanze, Ruhengeri, P.O.Box 87, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Mapendano Voyages

Mapendano Voyages organizes tours in DR Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. See their website for more information.

Base of operations: Kigali, Rwanda & Arusha Tanzania

Languages of operation: English, French, Swahili, Japanese

Contact information /
Telephone: +243999816555 (Congo), +250785003693 (Rwanda), +250788761069 (Rwanda)
Website: (Japanese)
Address: BP 122 Kigali, Rwanda

One response to “Tour Operators

  1. Very useful information provided…

    One more suggestion for one of the best and professional tour operators in South India is Fulcrum Tours and Travels, Chennai, India

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