Day 01: Libreville

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities : (Depending of your time of  arrival)

Welcome to Gabon! Upon arrival at the Libreville International Airport, you will meet your main guide. After greetings, you will be transfered at your hotel,Tropicana Hotel which is a pretty nice and famous place alongside Libreville beaches, then you are free to chill a little bit.

Day 02: Libreville

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Eco-Tour, Bushwalk, City sightseeing, Local Market.

On day 2, we start with the breakfast at 7am then at 8am, we go on hikes in the forest with local guides to identify and learn about local plant. This is going to be your first contact with the Gabonese tropical forest.We will walk 6 hours (include the way back) through the jungle to reach the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a really famous tour just because you will learn a lot about the local uses of many tropical plants and trees in the traditional medicine and cuisine.  
We will have a picnic lunch on the Atlantic Ocean beach then after get back to the hotel, you’ll have a short rest before going for city sightseeing.
At 3pm, we will spend a final couple of hours exploring the city before transferring to the train station and leave to Lopé National Park at 6pm.

NB: The train is at night so we will have our dinner in the restaurant inside the train then sleep in until we arrive in Lopé at 2am.

Day 03: Lopé National Park

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Hiking, Bushwalk, Safari, Eco-Tour, Swimming in freshwater, fishing(optional).

After arriving in Lopé National Park at 2am, you will be transferred at Lopé Hotel then you will have time to sleep a little bit then from 7am to 8am is the breakfast.
Then we will go for Safari on 4 by 4 car, and have a lunch at middle day. In the afternoon, we go climbing Brazza Mountain and watch arts carving. Later at night we have to take the train from Lopé to Boué at 2 am.

In Boué, a 4 by 4 car will pick us to the Ivindo National Park. Once we get there, we will take a dug-out canoe and go down stream of Ivindo river until we get to our main camp at Kongou falls.

Day 04: Ivindo National Park - Kongou Falls

Accommodation :
Camping \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Hiking, Bushwalk, Safari, Eco-Tour, Boat Tour, Cooking Class, Swimming in freshwater, fishing(optional).

At 8am, we will arrived at Kongou camp then we will have our breakfast and set up the tentes.
At 10am, we will have our first expedition to the canyon which is 2 hours walking in the wild to get there and comeback, then a visit to the waterfalls and have a picnic there as lunch.

At 3 pm, we will walk back to the camp then you will have the chance to learn how to cook a special local dish in a home made cooking class. After dinner at 7pm, we will have a campfire and enjoy the night in one of the last virgin forest in the world.

Day 05: Ivindo National Park

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities In Kongou :
- Hiking, Bushwalk, Safari, Eco-Tour, Boat Tour, Swimming in freshwater, fishing(optional).

On day 5, at 8am after breakfast, we will go for our second wild expedition to “Bouilla N’a Ngondé” the biggest waterfalls of Kongou which is two hours walking including a dug-out canoe on Ivindo river.
We will be back from this last expedition at 3pm then we will leave from Kongou to Boué at 4pm on 4 by 4 car.
At 8pm, we will arrived in Booué and have our dinner. Then you can sleep at your hotel waiting for the train at 2am to go to Ndjolé. From Ndjolé, a car will bring us to Lambarene.

Day 06: Lambaréné

Accommodation :
Guest-House \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Eco-Tour, Boat Tour, Hippos Tour, Village Visit, City sightseeing, Local Market.

An island in the Ogooué River, Lambarene is known for its lakes, with several endemic birds and fish species, as well as the Schweitzer Hospital, established in the early 20th century and a centre for research into malaria. For a sense of the history of this town, we spend the night in the Albert Schweitzer Guest House.
After the breakfast at 8 am, we will go for 4 hours on canoe rolls from Lambaréné on the Ogooué river to the beautiful Lake Evaro.  Which is a peninsula of one hectare in the heart of the forest. This place will offer you a botanical show through its forest, its curtains of lianas, the small houses of the small villages myènè, which punctuate your ride. So follow your journey and let yourself emerge-vigil by Lake Onangué which is close to those of Ezanga and Oguemoué. In the distance, you will see fishing huts on stilts, lakes scattered with wooded islands and sandbanks. We never tire of admiring these landscapes. Go around the lake Steamed from the southwest, we arrive in a vast savannah area. You can hike if you are not too tired.
For lunch, we will make a stop in one the village on the way. Then you can enjoy some special dishes from the locals.
On your way back to the Ambila River you will find the Ngomo Protestant Mission. It was founded a century ago and abandoned by missionaries moment of independence. This mission includes a set of five one-storey buildings, built of stone, bearing the names of the continents. Some have been rehabilitated by Peace Volunteers. However, the beautiful pink brick church is collapsing more and more.
Back to Lambaréné at 2pm, we go for a visit of Albert Schweitzer museum and hospital following by a city tour.
At 7pm for dinner we will go for the really famous street food in Lambaréné, it’s a barbecue of carp fish with vegetable and bananas or patotoes.

Day 07: Lambaréné to Pointe Denis

Accommodation :
Guest House \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Eco-tour, Boat-tour, Cooking class, Camp Fire, Relaxing on sand beach, Turtles Watching Tour.

After the breakfast at 8 am, we will go for 2 hours on canoe rolls up stream of Ogooué river in search of the iconic wildlife that lives there.
At 11 am, we will leave from Lambaréné to Pointe Denis by land. We will spend 3.30 hours driving on the national road N°1 watching the amazing people and villages surrounding the road. We will have a lunch in a restaurant on the raod. Then we make a short stop in Libreville before getting a boat to Pointe Denis.
In Pointe Denis at night, you will have a cooking class then after the dinner we set up a campfire while waiting for the good time for turtle patrol from 11pm to 5am.
Gabon is home to one of the largest leatherback populations in the world. In the turtle season, from October to February, you can venture out at night with an eco-guide to look for nesting marine turtles. In total, four species of marine turtles can be found nesting on Gabon’s beaches. The leatherback and the olive ridley nest here regularly but the green turtle and the hawksbill turtle only nest here on rare occasions.

Day 08: Pointe Denis

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch \ 1 Dinner
Activities :
- Eco-tour, Boat-tour, Relaxing on sand beach.

After the breakfast at 8 am, we will spend a final couple of hours exploring the majestic mangroves of Pongara National Park. You can admire the mangroves with stilt roots, these mangroves teem with life. The tangle of roots, which stabilizes the soil and protects it from storms and erosion, provides shelter to millions of fish, frogs, crabs,
and mudskippers: a curious little fish can move out of the water as a frog hunt for insects. The beaches Pongara, too, are very popular with coastal wildlife. sometimes you can see the traces of hippos and crocodiles between the lagoons and the sea.

At 6pm, you will have a cooking class then after the dinner we set up a campfire while waiting for the good time for turtle patrol.

Day 09: Libreville

Accommodation :
Hotel \ 1 Breakfast \ 1 Lunch
Activities : (Depending of your departure time)

we will spend a final couple of hours exploring the mangroves of Pongara National Park and enjoy the estuary breezes and relaxing on the sand beach before transferring to the airport for your flight back home.

Tour Details

Itinerary : 9 Days / 8 Nights
Price : USD 2000 / Per person
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, Sea Turtle Watching (Only from November to April) .

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Included

  • 8 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 8 Dinners (Exclusively Local Dishes)
  • 8 Nights Accommodations (shared)
    • 6 Nights Hotel \ Camping
    • 2 Nights Guest House
  • 9 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
  • Exclusive use of  Safari Vehicle, 4*4
  • 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

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  • 85 Gabonese Tourist Visa

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