Wildlife & Culture

Exploring Gabon Wildlife And Culture

Itinerary : 16 Days
Price : 2000€ / Per person (all excluding international flights).
Maximum Group Size : 10 People
Activities : Hiking, Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing, Safari, Waterfall And Canyon Exploration, Swimming, Fishing(Optional), Motor And Paddle Boat Tour,  Village Visit, City Sightseeing, Local Market, Cooking Class, Relaxing on Sand Beach, Whale Watching (Only from July to August), Sea Turtle Watching (Only from November to April) .

Gabon is an Eden of Africa. Which offers a spectacular array of wildlife in its dense rainforests and open savannah, coastal lagoons, and seemingly endless beaches. Add to that superb cultural diversity from more than 36 ethnicity groups of population and dialects.

With Gabon's Wildlife and culture tour, you will explore an unique landscape and wildlife. You will get to know amazing people and a different kind of lifestyle. It's a one in lifetime experience, which you will never forget.

 

 

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Overview

Day 1 : Arrive Gabon
Day 2 : Rainforest Exploration in Libreville
Day 3 : Rainforest Exploration Through National Road N2
Day 4 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Day 5 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Day 6 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Day 7 : Franceville, visit to liana bridge and Poubara Waterfall
Day 8 : Exploration of the Leconi Canyon
Day 9 : Safari in Lékidi Park
Day 10 : Safari and Hiking in the Lopé National Park
Day 11 : On Albert Schweitzer's Traces In Lambaréné
Day 12 : Ecotour at Oguemoué Lake
Day 13 : Ecotour at Oguemoué Lake
Day 14 : Camping On Sand Beach  in Pointe Dénis
Day 15 : Sand Beach in  Pointe Dénis
Day 16 : Return Home

Day 1 : Arrive Gabon
Accommodation (If necessary):
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner

Day 2 : Rainforest Exploration in Libreville
Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- City Sightseeing, Local Market

Day 3 : Rainforest Exploration Through National Road N2
After breakfast, departure from Libreville to Oyem which is 10 hours drive including regular stops every 2 hours and stops for various activities on the way.
Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Bushwalk, Wildlife viewing, Village Visit, Special Street Food Taste
- City Sightseeing, Local Market
-Crossing the Equator Line, visit at the French First World War Cemetery.

Day 4 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Accommodation :
Camping And Guest House \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- City Sightseeing, Local Market
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Village Visit, Local Food Cooking Class
- Traditional Palm Wine And Sugar Cane Wine Tasting
- Fire Camp

Day 5 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Accommodation :
Camping And Guest House \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Traditional Plantation Visit, Fishing Trap Making
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Village Visit, Local Food Cooking Class
- Paddle boat Tour, Fishing (Optional)
- Fire Camp, Traditional Music

Day 6 : Cultural Experience And African Lifestile
Accommodation :
Hotel and Train \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Cooking Class
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Paddle boat Tour, Fishing (Optional)
After lunch, departure from Oyem Village to Ndjolé which is 4 hours drive. Then after dinner and a short rest, departure from Ndjolé to Franceville by train overnight for 8 hours.

Day 7 : Franceville , visit to Liana Bridge And Poubara Waterfall
Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Poubara Waterfall
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- City Sightseeing, Local Market

Day 8 : Exploration of the Leconi Canyon
Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Swimming, Leconi Canyon
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- City Sightseeing, Local Market

Day 9 : Safari In Lékidi Park
Accomodation :
Train and Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- City Sightseeing, Local Market

Day 10 : Safari And Hiking in the Lopé National Park
Accommodation :
Train and Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Swimming
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Hiking on Brazza Mountain

Day 11 : On Albert Schweitzer's Traces In Lambaréné
Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Albert Schweitzer Museum Visit, Street Food Taste
- City Sightseeing, Local Market
- Hippo Boat Tour, Wildlife Viewing, Fishing (Optional)

Day 12 : Ecotour At Oguemoué Lake
Accommodation :
Camping \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Boat Tour
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Motor and Paddle Boat Tour, Fishing (Optional)

Day 13 : Ecotour At Oguemoué Lake
Accommodation :
Camping \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Village Visit, Boat Tour
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing
- Motor and Paddle Boat Tour, Fishing (Optional)

Day 14 : Camping On Sand Beach in Pointe Denis
Accommodation :
Camping and Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Relaxing Time on Sand Beach, Cooking Class
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing

Day 15 : Sand Beach in Pointe Denis
Accommodation :
Camping and Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Relaxing Time on Sand Beach, Cooking Class
- Bushwalk, Wildlife Viewing

Day 16 : Return Home
After breakfast, departure from Pointe Denis to Libreville which is 30min on boat.
Accommodation (If necessary) :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner

  • Africa
  • Gabon
  • Libreville
  • Ndjole
  • Ogooué River
  • Oyem
  • Weule River
  • Franceville
  • Liane Bridge
  • Poubara Waterfall
  • Leconi Canyon
  • Lekidi Park
  • iron Bridge
  • Lopé National Park
  • Brazza Mountain
  • Lambaréné
  • Albert Schweitzer Museum
  • Oguemoué Lake
  • Onangue Lake
  • Pointe Dénis

Included

  • 15 Breakfasts, 15 Lunches, 15 Dinners (Exclusively Local Dishes)
  • 15 Nights Accommodations (shared)
    • 10 Nights Hotel \ Camping
    • 5 Nights Guest House
  • 16 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
  • Exclusive use of  Safari Vehicle, 4*4, Bus and Taxi
  • National Park and Conservation Area fees and taxes
  • 1,5L Bottle of mineral  water daily

Excluded

  • Drinks and Gratuities
  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights
  • Required Travel Insurance

Budgeting

  • 85 Gabonese Tourist Visa
October 2018
October 2nd - October 17th
October 19th - November 3rd

November 2018
November 5th - November 20th
November 22nd - December 7th

December 2018
December 9th - December 24th
December 26th - January 10th

January 2019
January 12th - January 27th
January 29th - February 14th

February 2019
February 16th - March 3rd

March 2019
March 5th - March 20th
March 22nd - April 6th

April 2019
April 8th - April 23rd
April 25th - May 10th

May 2019
May 12th - May 27th
May 29th - June 13th

June 2019
June 15th - June 30th

August 2019
August 2nd - August 17th
August 19th - September 3rd