Maiko National Park
Earth : Africa : Central Africa : Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo Basin : Maiko National Park
This massive 10,400 sq km park is about half way between Bukavu at the Rwandan border, and Kisangani. The has not been developed for visitors and has been adversely affected by civil strife that began in the late 1990s.
Dense equatorial forest and two major rivers - the Oso and the Lindi.
Flora and fauna
Three of the country's spectacular endemic animals occur here: the Eastern Lowland Gorilla, the Okapi, and the Congo Peacock. Also Forest Elephants and Leopards.