CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Congo road trip

Cross the land border

It is always a real adventure to cross the land borders. From the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, you cross the land border to the Republic of Congo. There you will be welcomed by our reliable and long-standing partner. You travel with one of the most respected tour operators in the country and can rely on a smooth process. Immerse yourself in this impressive country and embark on a unique road trip.

 

Pointe Noire, nestled along the Atlantic coast, beckons with its pristine beaches and rich history, offering a glimpse into the transatlantic slave trade at the UNESCO-listed Gorges of Diosso. In contrast, vibrant Brazzaville, the capital, boasts iconic landmarks like Nabemba Tower and St Anne Basilica. A city tour reveals the dynamic energy of Poto-Poto School of Painting, and a visit to Lesio Luna Natural Reserve offers a unique chance to encounter gorillas in their natural habitat, creating an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Observe the gorillas

Get up close to African wildlife and observe the world-famous Congo gorillas. Our experienced partner will bring you as close as possible to these impressive animals, but at a safe distance so as not to put you in danger.

Lesio Luna Natural Reserve, a haven in Congo Brazzaville, invites tourists to an immersive journey where they can witness the majestic beauty of African wildlife, thousands of vibrant bird species, and, in a rare encounter, come face to face with the largest group of wild gorillas in Africa amidst the lush and unspoiled landscapes.

 
Go on a boat trip on the Congo River, formerly called the Zaire River, and get a new perspective from the water on one of Africa’s longest rivers. Attend a Kintengue Traditional dance performance with us and immerse yourself further in the cultural diversity of this country.
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Trip Details

Duration

5 Days, 4 Nights

Group Size

From 2 People

Start

Cabinda (Angola)

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:

  • Nzamba Nzassi border
  • Loango Museum
  • Gorges of Diosso
  • Nabemba Tower
  • St Anne Basilica
  • Pierre Savorgnan de Brazzaville Memorial
  • The Art Market
  • Poto-Poto School of Painting
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Congo Rapids
  • Corniche Walk
  • Lesio Luna Natural Reserve
  • Congo River
  • Cliffs of  Douvres
  • Kintengue Traditional danse performance

 

Places:

  • Pointe Noire
  • Brazzaville

 

Accommodations:

  • Hotel

Wild life

Watch the world-famous gorillas.

Culture

Go in cultural exchange with the locals.

Nature

Explore the Congo River and Nature Reserve.

Photography

Excelente trip for photography enthusiasts.

What to see

Upon arrival at the Congo-Angola border at Nzamba Nzassi, our representative provides a warm welcome, offering border assistance and facilitating baggage clearance. A private car awaits to transfer you to Pointe Noire. En route, explore historical landmarks like the Loango Museum and UNESCO-listed Gorges of Diosso, reflecting on the transatlantic slave trade. Following check-in, a brief with your guide prepares you for the next day’s journey to Brazzaville. A short flight takes you to the capital for a captivating city tour, exploring iconic sites like Nabemba Tower, St Anne Basilica, the vibrant Poto-Poto School of Painting, and others.

Our priority is your safety and the well-being of the gorillas. During your visit to Lesio Luna Natural Reserve, we ensure a close yet respectful encounter with the wild gorillas, allowing you to observe them in their natural habitat without any harm to either party. In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling boat ride deep into Luna, providing a unique opportunity to witness the vast African wildlife, numerous bird species, and the largest group of wild gorillas in Africa. Departing from Mami Wata Restaurant, the Congo River cruise unveils the majestic cliffs of Douvres, picturesque islands, and a captivating Kintengue Traditional dance performance.

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Explore with us the Republic of the Congo

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