The Congo

Guided gorilla tracking tours, rainforest expeditions & deluxe safaris

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Congo Safari Holidays

The vast rainforests of the Republic of Congo represent Africa at its most wild and beautiful. For a long time largely closed off to tourism, this former French colony has in recent years opened up to outsiders, and today attracts growing numbers of visitors and safari-goers.

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Explore the Congo Basin

Venture into the heart of the Congo Basin, the world's second largest expanse of tropical rainforest, and the home of Africa's densest population of western lowland gorillas. Rarely visited, Odzala-Kokoua National Park is Africa at its most wild.


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  • Walking and Climbing
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Honeymoons and Weddings

Prices from£5895 pp

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Visa Requirements

UK, US and EU citizens require a visa to visit the Republic of Congo. You must apply for a visa in advance; visas are not available on arrival.

For UK citizens, application forms and information may be downloaded from the Consulate website:

Currently the cost of a 15 day tourist visa is £75 for UK passport holders.

You can also apply in person to the consulate in UK: Honorary Consulate of the Congo-Brazzaville, 3rd Floor, Holborn Gate, 26 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1PN.  (Tel: 0203 077 9958)

Passports should have at least 6 months validity and two blank pages. We recommend you double check visa requirements before travel as requirements can change.

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