ODZALA DISCOVERY CAMPS – 7 NIGHT/8 DAY PACKAGE

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Deep in the rainforest of Republic of Congo is one of the last refuges of the critically endangered western lowland gorilla.

The opportunity to track and view these great apes, combined with the exploration of a remote, thriving and unspoiled ecosystem, is the Odzala experience.

Highlights
• Explore a thriving rainforest ecosystem
• Track and view habituated western gorilla groups
• Walk along dappled paths through the forest
• Wade through clear forest streams
• Kayaking along pristine rivers
• Watch for wildlife coming down to drink at a forest bai (marshy
clearings rich in minerals, a magnet for animals and birds)

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DAY 1 - CHARTER FLIGHT FROM BRAZZAVILLE TO ODZALA. MEET THE GORILLA RESEARCH TEAM

Airport assistance at Maya Maya International Airport, Brazzaville.
• 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 3 hour drive through the Odzala-Kokoua National Park)
• Meet the gorilla research team followed by dinner

Overnight at Ngaga Camp in a luxury en-suite forest room.

DAY 2 - Western Lowland Gorilla Trek, Forest Walk, Bird Watching & Sundowner
  • 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 sun-downer.

Overnight at Ngaga Camp in a luxry en-suite forest room.  Full Board.

DAY 3 - 2nd WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA TREK, RESEARCH TEAM TIME, NIGHT WALK.

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 at Ngage Camp in a luxury en-suite forest room.

DAY 4 - OPTIONAL 3RD GORILLA TREK, TRANSFER TO LANGO CAMP, FOREST BAI WALK & BIRDWATCHING
  • Relaxed morning in camp. Optional 3rd gorilla trek at an extra cost of US$285 per person
  • Road transfer through Mbomo village (Sunday village life) and the Odzala-Kokoua National Park.
  • Arrive at Lango Camp and bai for lunch  followed by a forest and bai walk or birdwatching from the camp deck.

Overnight at Lango Camp in an en-suite forest room.  Full Board.

DAY 5 - BIRD HIDE, FOREST WALK OPTIONAL DIP IN THE LANGO BAI

• Guided morning walk to bird hide to watch the African grey parrots in the baï
• Lunch at Lango Camp
• Afternoon relax followed by forest walk or time to take a dip in the Lango baï.

Overnight at Lango Camp in a luxury en-suite forest room.  Full Board.

DAY 6 - ELEVATED PATH WALK THROUGH SWAMP & GAME DRIVE TRANSFER TO MBOKO CAMP.

• Wooden path walk through the swamp and a game drive transfer to Mboko Camp
• Lunch at Mboko Camp
• Afternoon relax followed by a late afternoon river cruise and sun-downers

Overnight at Mboko Camp in a luxury en-suite river room.

DAY 7 - MORNING WALK ON LEKOLI RIVER, RIVER CRUISE OR GUIDED BAI WALK.

• Guided morning kayak on the Lekoli River and forest exploration
• Lunch at Mboko Camp
• Afternoon river cruise on the Lekoli River or guided baï and river walk.

Overnight at Mboko Camp in an en-suite river room.  Full Board.

DAY 8 - CHARTER FLIGHT BACK TO BRAZZAVILLE

• Breakfast at Mboko Camp
• Odzala Charter Flight: departs Odzala at 9am, arrives Brazzaville at 11am
• Connect with onward flight or stay in Brazzaville

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