Journey to Loango National Park – Join this incredible 12-day tour to see some of Gabon’s least-traveled regions and learn more about one of Africa’s least-traveled countries. Your interest will be piqued by Gabon’s rich cultural diversity, stunning landscape, and unusual flora.
Upon arrival at Libreville International Airport, proceed through immigration, claim luggage and meet our representative who will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle. Hotel: Résidence Du Phare
After a refreshing night and good breakfast, we set out on a historical tour of Libreville, including visit to some selected churches, artisanal markets, and quarters. After lunch at a local restaurant (L’ Odika), we return to the hotel to rest and pack our luggage. Late afternoon, we depart to train station for a night train to Lope National Park. Arrive in Lope train station and transfer to lope Hotel. Hotel: Lope Hotel Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Box on train (optional)
After a well-deserving breakfast, we will be met by our Guide for an active day in Lope National Park. Hike to the magnificent Mount Brazza to enjoy the picturesque landscape. We return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, go on a game drive in the park where we will see the rocks art carving. Dinner will be at the hotel. Hotel: Lope Hotel Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Following breakfast, we’ll go with our guide on an adventure of tracking Mandrills in the park. Late evening, you’ll be transferred to Lope train station to take night train to Libreville. Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Upon arrival in Libreville at 9am, we will stop at a coffee shop for breakfast before departing on a 4 hour drive to Lambarene. Arrive in Lambarene and transfer to your hotel. You may participate in a Bwiti ceremony. Hotel: Refuge Hotel Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast, we embark on a brief visit to the Museum of Albert Schweitzer and its old hospital before taking a 2 hour scenic boat cruise to Tsam Tsam, an ecotourism site on Lake Oguemoue. Upon arrival, you will sure have an amazing night; you will be hosted on platforms with large tents which overlooks the lake giving you spectacular views. This evening, there is an opportunity to go on a night boat safari to see crocodiles. Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Wake up in this pristine African jungle refreshed and revived by the unspoilt nature that surrounds you. After breakfast, we will trek around the camp to see birds and some other animals. Continue on a visit to discover Tsam Tsam village and the daily life of the local people. You may have the chance to taste some real traditional Gabonese meals. Hotel: Tsam Tsam Cottage Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast and check out, we set out on a scenic boat cruise to Omboue. Upon arrival, we will have lunch in Olako’s restaurant for lunch before proceeding on a 2 hour drive to Loango National park. Check in to Loango Lodge. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Hotel: Loango Lodge Meal(s) Included : Breakfast
Following breakfast, we will depart Loango Lodge by 9 am and travel by boat on the lagoon for approximately one hour before arriving at the Yatonga camp. This is where the ‘gorilla team’ lives; we will be able to get a glimpse of how it feels to live at a research camp in the forest. Expect to walk through mud, small streams and swamps as we hike through the forest – don’t be surprised when you get wet and muddy. Get a chance of see a family of 18 gorillas including their two babies. After an hour of tracking gorillas, we return to the Lodge. Hotel: Loango Lodge Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Spend another day exploring the beautiful park and take the opportunity to see wildlife near the beach. Hotel: Loango Lodge Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast and check out, we drive to Port Gentil through the Ozouri Bridge and take the flight back to Libreville. Upon arrival, we will be transferred to the hotel for the night. Hotel: Résidence Du Phare Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Dinner
Depending on the time of your departure today, you will have the chance of going on a Farniente day in La Baie Des Tortues Lodge. You will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight.