Lubumbashi is the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a population of 1374000<ref name="travelsradiate">travelsradiate, Statistics and information about Lubumbash.</ref> and the principal city of the Katanga region.
Lubumbashi is served internationally by South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Zambian Airways. Flights within Congo D. R. are offered by Hewa Bora Airways  and by CAA .
Connections to Zambia.
Trains connect to Zambia and infrequently to other parts of Katanga and Kasai regions. A link to Kinshasa is being reconstructed.
- Bougian Villa Guest House, Av Lukonzolwa 58/59 (Golf Area), ☎ +243811743182, . checkin: noon; checkout: 10:30AM. Bougian Villa is a South African-owned Guest House claiming to offer the best accommodation in Lubumbashi. In-house restaurant (which offers good value home-style meals for breakfast, lunch, and supper), also a full bar, wifi internet, dstv, etc. 145$-185$.
- AMS Guest House, 7409, Avenue de la Revolution, ☎ +243995465769. checkin: noon; checkout: 11AM. 18 rooms with air-con, DSTV, wi-fi and en-suite bathrooms, kitchenettes. Hotel also has a restaurant and bar. US$ 130 bed and breakfast, US$ 145 half board, US$ 165 full board.