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Journey to Loango National Park – 12 Days

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Duration

12

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Loango National Park

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.

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN LIBREVILLE
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN LIBREVILLE

After clearing immigration at Libreville International Airport, pick up your baggage, and then meet our agent. He or she will meet you warmly and provide you with a comfortable trip to your hotel in a private vehicle with air conditioning.

Hotel: Résidence Du Phare

DAY 2: LIBREVILLE – LOPE (BY TRAIN)
DAY 2: LIBREVILLE – LOPE (BY TRAIN)

After a good night's sleep and a filling breakfast, we started our historical tour of Libreville. During our tour, we stopped by a few carefully chosen churches, craft markets, and neighborhoods.

We have lunch at L'Odika, a nearby eatery, and then head back to the hotel to recover and get ready to leave.

We travel to the railway station in the late afternoon to catch the night train to Lope National Park. When you arrive at the Lope train station, take a taxi to the Lope Hotel.

Hotel: Lope Hotel

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Box on train (optional)

DAY 3: LOPE NATIONAL PARK
DAY 3: LOPE NATIONAL PARK

After a sumptuous breakfast, our guide will greet us and lead us on an active tour of Lope National Park. Hike up the magnificent Mount Brazza to take in the gorgeous surroundings.

We return to the motel before lunch. Visit the rock carvings in the park in the late afternoon by going on a game drive. Dinner will be served by the hotel.

Hotel: Lope Hotel

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 4: MANDRILLS TRACKING
DAY 4: MANDRILLS TRACKING

With the assistance of our guide, we'll go out on a search for Mandrills in the park after breakfast. In the late evening, you will be driven to Lope Railway Station to board the overnight train to Libreville.

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 5: LIBREVILLE – LAMBARENE
DAY 5: LIBREVILLE – LAMBARENE

We will stop for breakfast at a coffee shop when we get to Libreville at 9 am before starting the 4-hour trip to Lambarene. After arriving, take a taxi to your accommodation in Lambarene.

You may participate in a Bwiti ceremony.

Hotel: Refuge Hotel

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 6: LAMBARENE - TSAM TSAM
DAY 6: LAMBARENE - TSAM TSAM

Before embarking on a two-hour scenic boat journey to Tsam Tsam, an ecotourism area on Lake Oguemoue, we visit the Albert Schweitzer Museum and its former hospital after breakfast.

When you arrive, you will certainly have a great time since you will be entertained in roomy tents on platforms that look out over the lake. This evening, there is a chance to go on a night boat safari to see crocodiles.

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 7: TSAM TSAM
DAY 7: TSAM TSAM

You could feel rejuvenated and reenergized upon awakening in this undisturbed African jungle due to the pristine surroundings. After breakfast, we'll take a trip around the camp to see some birds and other animals.

Continue your trip to discover more about the town of Tsam Tsam and the way of life of the residents. You could get the chance to try some genuine native Gabonese cuisine.

Hotel: Tsam Tsam Cottage

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 8: TSAM TSAM – LOANGO NATIONAL PARK
DAY 8: TSAM TSAM – LOANGO NATIONAL PARK

Following breakfast and check-out, we go on a lovely boat tour to Omboue.

We will stop for lunch at Olako's restaurant when we arrive before starting the two-hour journey to Loango National Park. Check in at Loango Lodge. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you like.

Hotel: Loango Lodge

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast

DAY 9: GORILLA TRACKING
DAY 9: GORILLA TRACKING

We will leave Loango Lodge after breakfast and go by boat in the lagoon for about an hour until we reach the Yatonga camp. We will get a chance to experience what it's like to live in a study camp in the forest because this is where the "gorilla team" is located. As we move deeper into the forest, it's possible that we'll encounter mud, small streams, and marshes, so don't be shocked if you get wet and dirty. the opportunity to observe 18 gorillas, including their two young, up close.

We spend an hour gorilla tracking before heading back to the accommodation.

Hotel: Loango Lodge

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 10: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK
DAY 10: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK

Take advantage of the chance to witness animals close to the shore by spending another day visiting the lovely park.

Hotel: Loango Lodge

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 11: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK – LIBREVILLE
DAY 11: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK – LIBREVILLE

We travel to Port Gentil through the Ozouri Bridge after breakfast and check-out in order to catch the aircraft back to Libreville.

We'll be taken to the hotel for the night when we arrive.

Hotel: Résidence Du Phare

Meal(s) Included : Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12: LIBREVILLE - DEPART
DAY 12: LIBREVILLE - DEPART

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.

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guides
  • Meals indicated
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Domestic flights and train tickets
  • Assistance with visa application
  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guides
  • Meals indicated
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Domestic flights and train tickets
  • Assistance with visa application

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