Goma

Goma, DRC
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by Sascha Grabow www.saschagrabow.com
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Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Goma

Climate in Goma:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
16
16
19
22
18
8
6
8
15
20
22
19

Best time to visit Goma:

Dry Season (June to September): This period experiences lower rainfall and generally pleasant weather. It's an excellent time for outdoor activities, exploring the lake, and hiking in the surrounding areas. The temperatures are relatively mild during the day, making it comfortable for travel.

Wet Season (October to May): This time of year sees heavier rainfall, which can sometimes lead to travel disruptions due to muddy roads or landslides. However, the landscape is lush and green, and it's a great time for birdwatching and witnessing the natural beauty of the region.

Money & Prices

Currency in Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Congolese franc (CDF)

How expensive is a trip to Goma?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
12.88 USD
Fast food meal:
10.30 USD
Mid-range meal:
23.18 USD
Bottle of water:
0.72 USD
Soft drink:
1.03 USD
Cappuccino:
3.60 USD
Local Beer:
1.65 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.61 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.06 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Goma:

General information

Democratic Republic of the Congo general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 220 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type E (French 2-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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