This tour covers part of Northern Congo and takes in the biggest group of wild gorillas in Africa, and one of its most untraveled and untouched game parks. Hike in the jungles, ride the Congo River and some of its most out-of-the-way and beautiful tributaries, see giant lowland gorillas as well plenty of chances to see other animals such as leopards, giraffes, chimpanzees, buffalo, elephants, hippos, and hundreds of species of birds and fish as well as perhaps some new ones. **Tour is available to depart on Thursdays only and therefore cannot begin on any other day of the week.
Itinerary: Day 1 | Thursday• Airport assistance at Maya Maya• Odzala Charter Flight: departs Brazzaville at 1pm, arrives Odzala at 3pm • Schedule charter (Let L-410) flight to Odzala (2 hours), landing strip Mboko airstrip• Road transfer from airstrip to Ngaga Camp (about 2½ hour drive through the Odzala-Kokoua National Park)• Meet the gorilla research team followed by dinner• Overnight Ngaga Camp in a luxury en-suite forest roomDay 2 | Friday• Gorilla trek in the morning• Lunch at Ngaga camp • Afternoon relax followed by a forest walk for bird watching and discovery of forest life and river sundowners• Overnight Ngaga Camp in a luxury en-suite forest room Day 3 | Saturday• Gorilla trek in the morning• Lunch at Ngaga camp• Afternoon time with the gorilla research team, forest walk and a night walk to view nocturnal forest life• Overnight Ngaga Camp in a luxury en-suite forest roomDay 4 | Sunday• Relaxed morning in camp (optional 3rd gorilla trek at additional cost)• Road transfer through Mbomo village (Sunday village life) and the Odzala-Kokoua National Park• Arrive at Mboko Camp for lunch followed by late afternoon river cruise and sundowners• Overnight Mboko Camp in an en-suite river roomDay 5 | Monday• Guided morning kayak on the Lekoli River followed by walk upstream to the Lango bai• Lunch at Lango Camp• Afternoon relax followed by forest walk or time to take a dip in the Lango bai• Overnight Lango Camp in a luxury en-suite forest roomDay 6 | Tuesday• Guided morning adventure walk• Lunch at Lango Camp• Afternoon relax followed by forest and bai walk or bird watching from the camp deck• Evening camera trap presentation – what has been around camouflaged in the forest?• Overnight Lango Camp in a luxury en-suite forest roomDay 7 | Wednesday• Guided morning walk to bird hide to watch the African grey parrots in the bai• Game drive transfer followed by raised wooden path walk through swamp• Lunch at Mboko Camp• Afternoon river cruise on the Lekoli River or adventure walk in the Likeni River• Overnight Mboko Camp in an en-suite river room Day 8 | Thursday• Breakfast at Mboko Camp• Odzala Charter Flight: departs Odzala at 9am, arrives Brazzaville at 11am• Connect with onward flight or stay in BrazzavilleEnd of services.*** It is recommended to book this tour at least 4 weeks in advance to secure your spot.