Day 1

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

Welcome to the Republic of Congo! Arrival to Maya Maya International Airport in Brazzaville where you are met after clearing customs and baggage by a representative from Congo Conservation Company and assisted with connecting to your charter flight (approx. 2 hours). Upon arrival to Odzala-Kokoua National Park, you are met by your guide and transferred by road approximately 3 hours through Odzala-Kokoua National Park to Ngaga Camp, located on the western boundary just outside of the park. Settle into your en-suite forest room, then this evening you will meet the gorilla research team and enjoy dinner.  

Note: We can assist with arranging a pre-trip night in Brazzaville to adjust to the time change and coincide with international arrival flights as needed. We can arrange for a guided tour of the city as well as recommend a hotel. Please inquire. 

 

Scheduled Flight from Maya-Maya Airport [BZV] to Mboko Airstrip

Details  
Flight Company

Congo Conservation Company

Mode

Scheduled Flight

Departure

Maya-Maya Airport [BZV]

13:00

Arrival

Mboko Airstrip

15:00

Transfer from Mboko Airstrip to Ngaga Camp

Details  
Mode

Transfer

Pick up

Mboko Airstrip

15:00

Drop off

Ngaga Camp

18:00

Check-in to Ngaga Camp

Excluded:

International flight to Brazzaville (BZV) not included.

Day 2

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

This morning, you will set out to track the lowland gorillas with a tracker from the research team. Afterwards, you will return for lunch at Ngaga Camp with time to relax before a forest walk. Enjoy bird watching, a discovery of forest life, and river sundowners. 

Ngaga Camp Activities: gorilla tracking, bird watching, night drives, Ndzehi forest trails, Ombo village visit, conservation talks. 

Wildlife Highlights: Western lowland gorilla, crowned monkeys, putty nose monkeys, moustached monkeys, pangolin, forest duikers, black-casqued hornbill, great blue turaco, and over 416 butterflies. 

Day 3

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

After breakfast, you will set out for your second morning of gorilla tracking with lunch back at camp. In the afternoon, you will enjoy time with the gorilla research team for a forest walk and night walk to experience nocturnal species. 

Day 4

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

Enjoy a relaxed morning in camp with a road transfer through Mbomo Village to Mboko Camp for lunch. After a refreshing lunch, you will set out via kayak on the Lekoli River to Lango Camp in the south-central part of the park where you have easy-access to a variety of habitats. In the afternoon, you have your choice of relaxing or setting out on a discovery walk in the baï followed by sundowners. 

Lango Camp Activities: Baï walks, wading, swimming in the baï, adventure trails, observation deck, bird watching, kayaking, savannah sundowners, 4x4 drives. 

Wildlife Highlights: Forest buffalo, forest elephant, flocks of green pigeon, flocks of African grey parrots, bongo, harnessed bushbuck, forest duiker, spotted hyena, great blue turaco, dwarf kingfisher, western sitatunga, red river hog, giant forest hog, pygmy hippo, otters, Guereza colobus monkey, putty-nosed monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, butterflies. 

Check-out from Ngaga Camp

Transfer from Ngaga Camp to Mboko Camp

Details  
Mode

Transfer

Pick up

Ngaga Camp

Drop off

Mboko Camp

Canoe from Mboko Camp to Lango Camp

Details  
Mode

Canoe

Embark

Mboko Camp

Disembark

Lango Camp

Check-in to Lango Camp

Day 5

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

Enjoy a guided morning walk through the baï to take in the various intermingling species. After lunch, you can enjoy a forest walk and baï walk or bird watching from the camp deck.

Day 6

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

Enjoy a guided morning walk through the baï and breakfast overlooking the baï. A wooden path through the swamp allows you to explore more easily followed by a game drive transfer to Mboko Camp. After lunch, you have your choice of time for relaxation or a walk through the forest followed by a river cruise. 

Mboko Camp Activities: Boating, kayaking, Mboëbe Baï walk, 4x4 drives, swimming in Likeni River, savannah sundowners, adventure walks, board walk, sundowner cruises, birding, cycling (on request). 

Wildlife Highlights: Forest elephant, forest buffalo, bongo, western sitatunga, serval, chimpanzees, harnessed bushbuck, putty-nosed monkey, spotted hyena, red river hog, African grey parrot, great blue turaco. 

Check-out from Lango Camp

Game Drive from Lango Camp to Mboko Camp

Details  
Mode

Game Drive

Pick up

Lango Camp

Drop off

Mboko Camp

Check-in to Mboko Camp

Day 7

    

Odzala Kokoua National Park

Day notes

Enjoy a guided walk through the forest or take time to relax and enjoy the savannah views. Lunch is from Mboko Camp followed by an afternoon river cruise on the Lekoli River, swimming in the Likeni River, or a guided forest walk. 

Day 8

    

End of Itinerary

Day notes

Enjoy breakfast at camp followed by your morning charter flight back to Brazzaville, where you will connect to your onward international departure flight.

 

Check-out from Mboko Camp

Scheduled Flight from Mboko Camp to Maya-Maya Airport [BZV]

Details  
Flight Company

Congo Conservation Company

Mode

Scheduled Flight

Departure

Mboko Camp

09:00

Arrival

Maya-Maya Airport [BZV]

11:00

Excluded:

International flight from Brazzaville (BZV) not included.

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