Gabon: Gorillas and More

5 Days

Spend the New Year in Gabon, Africa’s last Eden. Visit the pristine Loango National park, travel to Tassi Camp in Lovango National park one of the last places where large mammals roam freely on the beach. See surfing hippos and forest elephants. Enjoy a cruise to Pte. Ste. Catherine to see nesting sea turtles.

A gorilla pulling down a branch

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  1. Day 1: Libreville, Gabon – Loango National Park

    Arrive Libreville make the connecting flight to Loango Lodge by helicopter (seating 14) or in charter flights (seating 8) depending on your group size. Meet assist and transfer to the lodge. After lunch go on an afternoon game drive in Loango National Park or a boat trip around the lagoon.

    Meals included(s): Lunch and Dinner

    Overnight at Loango Lodge

  2. Day 2: Loango National Park – Tassi Camp

    After breakfast, you will go on an excursion to Tassi camp located in the savannah near by the beach. Tassi, in Loango National Park, is one of the last few places on earth where large mammals can still roam freely on the beach. Only in Gabon can hippos be seen swimming in the surf. Here, during rainy season, buffaloes and forest elephants can often be found grazing on the coastal grasslands and the beach. Occasionally, families of gorillas can also be spotted foraging in the trees alongside the beach. You can catch the ocean breeze and from the same position, watch the sun rise over the savannah and forest in the east every morning and watch it sinking below the horizon  every evening.

    Meals included(s): Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    Overnight at Tassi Camp

  3. Day 3: Tassi Camp- Loango Lodge

    After breakfast, return to Loango Lodge. In the evening, celebrate the New Year with a special dinner and champagne.

    Meals included(s): Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    Overnight at Loango Lodge

  4. Day 4: Loango National Park – Point St. Catherine

    After breakfast, enjoy your morning at leisure. Afterwards enjoy a 30-minute cruise to Pte. Ste. Cathérine in the north of Loango National Park. The beach is lined by dense mangrove forests sheltering a whole range of wildlife and smaller mammals. Perfect for taking long walks, collecting shells or watching the sun going down. Your guide can take you south to Louri Lagoon, to view buffalo and elephants on the beach. Or if you prefer the forest, you can also head into the mysterious mangrove area with of your guide. In turtle season, from October to February, you can venture out at night with our expert Eco-guides to look for nesting marine turtles. In Total, four species of marine turtles can be found nesting on Gabon’s beaches. The Leatherback and the olive ridley nest here regularly but the green turtle as well as the hawksbill turtle.

    Meals included(s): Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    Overnight at Pte. Ste. Cathérine Beach Camp

  5. Day 5: Pointe St. Catherine Beach – Libreville – Depart

    After an early breakfast, return to Loango Lodge. Return to Libreville and make your connecting flight home.

    Meals included(s): Breakfast

Trip Includes:

  • Airport-to-hotel transfers arrival/departure
  • All guided excursions
  •  Meals as indicated
  • Accommodation as listed
  • Ground transportation
  • Guided safari
  • All hotel taxes and local tourism taxes
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