Journey to Loango National Park

Gabon (Libreville, Lope, Mandrills, Lambarene, Tsam Tsam, Loango)

Embark on this amazing 12 day tour and enjoy visits to some of the least visited places in Gabon – one of the least visited destinations in Africa. You will be fascinated by the cultural richness, extraordinary nature and exotic wildlife Gabon has to offer.

Mandrill

You can control these tabs with mouse and keyboad.

Aria roles are given automatically.

  • Arrow Key Left : Previous Tab
  • Arrow Key Right : Next Tab
  • Home : First Tab
  • End : Last Tab
  • Space/Enter : Select Tab
Activity
  1. DAY 1: ARRIVE LIBREVILLE

    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

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

    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)

  3. DAY 3: LOPE NATIONAL PARK

    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

  4. DAY 4: MANDRILLS TRACKING

    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

  5. DAY 5: LIBREVILLE – LAMBARENE

    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

  6. DAY 6: LAMBARENE – TSAM TSAM

    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

  7. DAY 7: TSAM TSAM

    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

  8. DAY 8: TSAM TSAM – LOANGO NATIONAL PARK

    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

  9. DAY 9: GORILLA TRACKING

    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

  10. DAY 10: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK

    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

  11. DAY 11: LOANGO NATIONAL PARK – LIBREVILLE

    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

  12. 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.

Trip Includes:

  • 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
Request A Quote

Book Your Trip:

12 Day Tourstarting at only$6,840 per personBook TourCustomize Tour