Itinerary Example


Day 1

Arrive Brazzaville where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Your hotel is approx. 10 minutes from the airport, with eighteen comfortable rooms with modern décor, combining luxury and serenity.  Facilities include a pool, fitness room and a terraced garden for an aperitif and meals.

Enjoy your meal from the terraced garden and relax before tomorrow’s flight.

Day 2

After breakfast, take a small aircraft to M’Boko Airstrip from where you will be driven  to your camp.  You will have time to freshen up before embarking on a short afternoon activity, returning to camp for dinner.

The camp is located in the South Central section of Odzala-Kokoua National Park, nestled in dense  forest with each room overlooking the Lango Bai. A bai is a naturally occurring clearing in a forest, home to many unique and endemic species.

The focus of activities is on the bais, salines, rivers and savannah.  Walk through the forests and streams, bais and salines, take day and night game drives, boat on the Lekoli River in motorised pirogues, spot unique birds and fish on a catch-and-release basis.

Explore the remote forests and discover unique flora and fauna.

Day 3

Enjoy a full day of activities, but with plenty of time to catch your breath in between game drives.

Overnight in the Odzala-Kokoua National Park.

Day 4

Wake up early for a light breakfast and coffee before setting off on the morning activity.  Today this may begin with a game drive to the boat jetty for a motorized pirogue trip down the River, returning to camp on foot through Lango Bai. A pirogue is dugout canoe frequently used by locals to navigate the waterways.  Return to camp for an appetising brunch and some downtime before heading out again in the afternoon.  That afternoon head back to the boat jetty and take a pirogue trip upstream for some fishing on a catch-and-release basis.  Return to camp on a night drive and enjoy dinner at camp.

Take a night game drive and watch the bush come alive with a host of nocturnal species.

Day 5

Road transfer to Ngaga Camp through savannah, forest and Mbomo Village. Receive a briefing on Western Lowland Gorillas including what to expect when tracking the habituated groups of the area.  Depart on foot with guide and tracker for your first tracking activity to view the gorillas.  Return to camp for brunch before spending the middle of the day at leisure. In the afternoon enjoy a walk on the forest trails in search of birds and mammals.

Encounter the majestic Western Lowland gorilla.

Day 6

Set out again on foot for your second gorilla tracking excursion.  Return to camp to freshen up and enjoy brunch and a siesta.  Afternoon walk out on the forest trails in search of the birds and mammals of the area. Return to camp to enjoy a sundowner on the main deck followed by dinner.

Enjoy a sundowner on the deck and take in the sights and smells of Africa.

Day 7

Another gorilla trek with our experienced guides. Return to the camp and enjoy a walk in the forest for your final game viewing opportunity.

Take stock of the wonderful memories you have made and the fabulous wildlife you have witnessed.

Day 8

After breakfast depart for M’boko airstrip (a drive of 2.5 hours) for the charter flight back to Brazzaville, arriving in the afternoon. Connect to your onward flight.

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