CAMEROON – CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC – CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

THREE GEMES OF AFRICA

A corssborder trip over three countries

Landscapes, wildlife and cultures

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the heart of Central Africa with our exclusive Safari expedition, taking you on a mesmerizing journey through the Dzanga Sangha National Park, Sangha River Crossing, Pointe Noire, Odzala Kokoua National Park, Conkouati Douli National Park River, and a captivating visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This extraordinary tour spans three fascinating countries – Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Congo Brazzaville, offering a diverse tapestry of landscapes, wildlife, and cultures.

Your adventure kicks off in Cameroon, where the enchanting Dzanga Sangha National Park awaits. Immerse yourself in the lush rainforests and witness the mesmerizing wildlife, including forest elephants, gorillas, and a myriad of bird species. The journey continues with a breathtaking Sangha River Crossing, a unique experience that connects Cameroon to the Central African Republic, allowing you to witness the stunning convergence of two nations.

A true gem for nature enthusiasts

In the bustling city of Pointe Noire, Congo, soak in the vibrant culture and coastal charm. As you venture into Odzala Kokoua National Park, be prepared to be captivated by its pristine wilderness, rich biodiversity, and the opportunity to encounter elusive forest creatures.

The expedition takes a riveting turn as you explore the Conkouati Douli National Park River, where the meeting of river and jungle creates a magical ambiance. Here, you’ll have the chance to witness a plethora of aquatic life and pristine landscapes, making it a true oasis for nature enthusiasts.

The tour concludes with a visit to a Chimpanzee Sanctuary, providing a heartwarming experience as you observe these incredible primates in a protected and nurturing environment.

Throughout this extraordinary journey, you’ll be immersed in the unique cultures, diverse landscapes, and abundant wildlife that define Cameroon, the Central African Republic, and Congo Brazzaville. This safari is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Central Africa and create lasting memories in the heart of the continent.

 
 
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Trip Details

Duration

15 Days, 14 Nights

Group Size

From 4 People

Start

Yaounde (Cameroon)

Trip Type

Wild life, Culture, Nature, Advanture

Important to know

In order to be allowed to visit the gorillas, good health is a prerequisite. Infectious diseases can be transmitted from humans to gorillas, thus may at cold or flu, the animals cannot be visited! For the walk on rough and steep paths a good physical condition is required. For this trip you need a yellow fever vaccination. You must present a yellow fever vaccination in the form of an international original vaccination certificate. A malaria prophylaxis is recommended. For the chimpanzee and gorilla trekking a basic level of fitness is required BUT you don’t have to be a mountain climber to trek the gorillas, anybody can do it.

Landmarks:

  • Dzanga Sangha National Park
  • Sangha River
  • Ba’aka Pygmies
  • Odzala-Kokoua National Park
  • De Brazza Museum and Memorial
  • Poto Poto school of painting
  • Memorial of Pierre Savorgnan De Brazza 
  • Basilica of Saint Anne
  • Les Rapides (Congo River meets Djoue River)
  • Congo River Boat Cruise
  • Dover cliffs
  • Conkouati Douli National Park
  • Caves of Diosso
  • Lésio-Louna Reserve

 

Places:

  • Yaounde
  • Bertoua
  • Yokadouma
  • Di-mako
  • Libongo
  • Bayanga
  • Dzanga Bai 
  • Baï Hokou
  • Ouesso
  • Brazzaville
  • Pointe Noire

 

Accommodations:

  • Hotel
  • Lodge

Wild life

Immerse yourself in the diverse African animal world.

Nature

Enjoy the lush nature in Central Africa.

Culture

Go in cultural exchange with the locals.

Photography

Excelente trip for photography enthusiasts.

What to see

Embark on an extraordinary 15-day safari, traversing the captivating landscapes of Cameroon, the Central African Republic, and Congo Brazzaville. The journey begins with a warm welcome in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé, followed by a picturesque drive to the bustling hub of Bertoua. The adventure then unfolds as you traverse the lush forest towns of Yokadouma and Di-mako, glimpsing buffalos and monkeys en route.

Crossing borders, you enter the Central African Republic, where the Dzanga Sangha National Park beckons with its renowned Dzanga Baï. Marvel at African Forest Elephants, Bongo, Sitatunga, and more, observing their natural social lifestyle from an elevated watchtower. Venture deeper into the park for an encounter with the elusive Western Lowland Gorillas in Bai Hokou, creating lasting memories of wildlife interactions.

Immerse yourself in community activities with the Ba’aka Pygmies, gaining insight into their unique way of life through a forest hunting net experience and traditional dances. The journey continues as you navigate the Sangha River to reach Congo Brazzaville, exploring Odzala Kokoua National Park and its diverse wildlife, from forest elephants to diverse bird species.

In Brazzaville, the capital of Congo, a city tour unfolds, revealing its vibrant markets, Poto Poto school of painting, and landmarks like the De Brazza Museum and Memorial. Cruise the majestic Congo River, witness local life, and savor cultural shows in fishing villages.

Heading south to Pointe Noire, revel in its beaches and embark on a remarkable journey to Conkouati Douli National Park. Visit the Chimp Sanctuary, partake in safaris, and enjoy a boat trip on the Conkouati River for wildlife encounters.

As the adventure nears its end, explore the Caves of Diosso, Loango Museum, and the Circle of African Museum in Pointe Noire. Return to Brazzaville for a visit to Lesio Luna Natural Reserve, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to observe gorillas in their natural habitat.

This immersive safari promises not only a rich tapestry of wildlife encounters but also an exploration of the diverse cultures and landscapes that define these three remarkable African nations.

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