Western DRC

Western DRC, DRC
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Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Western DRC

Climate in Democratic Republic of the Congo:

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
12
12
14
17
12
1
0
1
6
10
16
14

Best time to visit Western DRC:

Dry Season (May to September): This period is generally more favorable for visiting the western region of the DRC. There's less rainfall, making it easier to travel and explore the area. Outdoor activities and wildlife viewing are more accessible during these months.

Wet Season (October to April): This time of year sees heavier rainfall and higher humidity levels. While the landscape becomes lush and green, travel can be more challenging due to muddy roads and potential flooding.

Money & Prices

Currency in Democratic Republic of the Congo:

Congolese franc (CDF)

How expensive is a trip to Western DRC?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
8.01 USD
Fast food meal:
4.81 USD
Mid-range meal:
22.76 USD
Bottle of water:
1.16 USD
Soft drink:
1.37 USD
Cappuccino:
4.70 USD
Local Beer:
2.07 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.61 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.50 USD
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

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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