Explore the Congo Basin

NEW for 2019 - Optional extension to the Sangha Tri National Reserve, in the Central African Republic. Please see full itinerary for details.

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.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Brazzaville

    You will be met on arrival at Brazzaville and transferred to the Radisson Blu Hotel for one night, inc. breakfast.

  2. Day 2: Brazzaville - Ngaga Camp, Odzala-Kokoua National Park

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your private charter flight to Mboko airstrip, Odzala-Kokoua National Park.

  3. Day 3: Gorilla tracking

    This morning you will be woken early at around 5am, ready to depart with your guide and gorilla tracker after an early breakfast at camp.

  4. Day 4: Gorilla tracking

    This morning will follow the same schedule as yesterday, though this time visiting the other family group of gorillas – or both (the two groups share territory and often overlap and spend time with each other).

  5. Day 5: Lango Camp, via Mboko, Odzala-Kokoua National Park

    After breakfast depart with your guide for Mboko Camp, a drive of approx. 2½ hours, during which you will leave the jungle behind and enter a landscape of open savannah plains – keep your eyes peeled for buffalo, duiker and forest elephant.

  6. Day 6: Forest and water-based activities

    After breakfast, depart on an adventure walk accompanied by your guide and ranger. The walk will last approx. 4 hours and will see you explore the different habitats found around the lodge.

  7. Day 7: Lango Camp to Mboko Camp

    After breakfast, depart on an adventure walk accompanied by your guide and ranger. The walk will last approx. 4 hours and will see you explore the different habitats found around the lodge.

  8. Day 8: Brazzaville

    After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip where you board your charter flight to Brazzaville.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking. For optional extension to Central African Republic - costs and availability - please full itinerary.
Pricing

8 days from £6895pp

Pricing

8 days from £6895pp

Special Offer

Odzala Discovery Camps are offering discounted rates for solo travellers and complimentary internal flights on select 2019 travel dates.

Free domestic flights (valid 1 Apr - 30 Jun 2019):
Complimentary return flights between Brazzaville and Odzala-Kokoua National Park for bookings of at least 7 nights at Odzala Camps (minimum 2 guests per booking), saving US$1,750 per person.

Solo traveller offer (valid all year):
Single travellers do not pay a single surcharge on flights and the camp single supplement is reduced to 25% for departures on the first Monday and Thursday of each month. This offer applies to a 7-night stay in Odzala only.

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