The Republic of Congo is home to around 25,000 western lowland gorillas. They inhabit its swampy rainforests, alongside chimpanzees, forest elephants and hundreds of species of birds. A tapestry of pristine rainforests, savannahs, rivers and bais.
Explore the remote Odzala-Kokoua National Park in search of Lowland gorillas & other wildlife and spend time with knowledgeable primatologists to learn about these incredible creatures.
Traverse the wonderfully wild Congo in search of lowland gorillas, chimpanzees, forest buffalo and even maybe a bongo. Rich in wildlife, here you will embark on a true adventure – and perhaps even enjoy a spot of catch-and-release fishing.
What makes this trip extraordinary
- Track western lowland gorillas in their natural habitat.
- Opportunity to spend time with primatologists Dr Magda Bermejo and German Illera and see the important research work they are carrying out.
- Night walks in the forest searching for unusual nocturnal primates such as galagos and pottos.
- Enjoy a pirogue trip downstream along the Lekoli River.