Kinshasa packs a punch. Expensive for those in search of home comforts, but fantastic value for those who want to “go local”. Great food and entertainment can be found in the humblest of places, but make sure you are ready to bargain.

Prepare for Kinshasa

Be well prepared for your trip. Access information on safety and health, current affairs, what to read and, if you have time, some local language.

Tips for Kinshasa

Our tips to get more from your visit.