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Goma border transfer to Congo, are you travelling to visit Congo from Kigali, and you would wish to be dropped at Goma town. Just emailed us or call us and have your bookings for the car hire transfers secured. The border town easily reached through Rwanda, which is a smooth drive from the capital Kigali.

Goma has done much rebuilding in the past decade and a half, and as a result the city has a surprisingly attractive center. Indeed, it’s fascinating to visit the parts of town that are covered in the lava field and see how the resilient locals have gone back to their lives and rebuilt their houses in these new and challenging conditions.

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Goma is capital of North Kivu province, ethnically and geographically similar to South Kivu (capital Bukavu); the two provinces are known as “the Kivus”. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi. The lake and the two cities are in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift system. These will take approximately three and a half hours drive from Kigali to Goma

Goma lies only 13 to 18 km due south of the crater of the active Nyiragongo Volcano. The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fueled the First and Second Congo Wars. The aftermath of these events was still having effects on the city and its surroundings in 2010. The city was captured by rebels during the M23 rebellion in late 2012 but has since been retaken by government forces.

People generally visit Goma en route to tracking mountain gorillas, climbing Nyiragongo or trekking in the Rwenzori Mountains. The city itself has no proper attractions, but it’s a great pre- and post-Virunga hang-out, with some excellent sleeping and eating options. You can still as well visit the shores of Lake Kivu for you boat ride and spend the day relaxing as you watch over to the lakes.

For your safe transfer to Goma, Congo, get in touch with our reservation sales team so that a chauffeur driven vehicle is delivered to you at your place of residence or at the airport on landing, and you’re transferred to the Goma town on comfort.

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