Lulimbi Tented Camp
Lulimbi Tented Camp is a quite mid-range Congo accommodation facility located in the center or Virunga National Park in Congo. The Camp is home to a large concentration of Virunga’s wildlife like; elephants and hippopotamus, buffalos, warthogs, giant forest hogs, Topi, Uganda Kob and crocodiles among others.
Given that Lulimbi Tented Camp is located in the heart of Virunga, it is a perfect place to go on a birding expedition since the park is home to more than 706 species of birds. Tourists staying at the Camp have the opportunity to see bird species like; Archer’s ground robin, white-browed robin-chat, stonechat, rufous thrush, African thrush, olive thrush, grassland pipit, cinnamon bracken warbler, black-faced rufous warbler, , Chubb’s cisticola, banded Prinia, chestnut-throated apalis, grey-backed camaroptera, white-browed crombec, black-throated wattle-eye, chinspot batis, mountain illadopsis, , malachite sunbird, collared sunbird, variable sunbird, yellow white-eye and so many more.
Lulimbi Tented Camp is situated in the eastern part of the park’s central point; in the Ishasha Valley. The camp is located in a beautiful area that predominantly features savannah plains through which the Ishasha River flows.
Lulimbi Tented Camp offers visitors the opportunity to actively participate in conservation and explore Virunga’s spectacular landscape and wildlife.
The Camp has 10 private tents; 4 with two twin beds, 4 with double beds and the other 2 have three twin beds. Each of the tents has basic toiletries, a clean en-suite bathroom with hot water running. The camp also has 8 canvas tents, each with a view of the Ishasha River; a private balcony, flush toilets and a solar water heater for the showers.
The camp also has a restaurant and ample space to dine. There is also a lounge tent that features a well-stocked bar; this provides the perfect ambiance for visitors to relax and take in the scenery around. However, it is important for all visitors to note that alcoholic beverages are available at an extra cost.
Visitors staying at the Tented Camp can engage in the following activities; boat rides on Lake Edward, Chimpanzee habituation, bird watching, fishing, hippo census, community walks to the Nyakakoma fishing village, game drives, and monitor elephants (accompanied by park rangers).
All accommodation prices at the camp are inclusive of breakfast, lunch, dinner and 16% government VAT.
Lulimbi Tented Camp is strategically positioned in one of the pristine areas of Virunga National Park and offers visitors the best that Congo has to offer in relation to safaris.