Visiting the Western Lowland Gorillas in Lesio LounaMarch 7, 2023
Filming the Western Lowland Gorillas in Lesio LounaMarch 7, 2023
Are you planning a trip to Congo to see the western lowland gorillas which sometimes you encounter while you are in your boat on the river in Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve, booking this 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo is the best trip to take you to visit gorillas in this reserve.
On this 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo, you will also experience the Bela Falls. The falls are located just south-west of the Brazzaville. Exceeding over 150m in height, the falls offer a beautiful view of the Congo River and are a fine example of nature at its best. Bela Falls are situated amongst a small piece of the Congo’s pristine rainforest and although the noise from the crashing water can be heard from afar, the atmosphere is very peaceful and calming.
Summary of the 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo
DAY 1: Brazzaville City Tour: The tour begins today from your hotel in Brazza, let us know what time you would like to bee picked up and we can work with your schedule. Today involves guided tours to the city’s famous monuments including; Nabemba Tower, St. Anne Basilica, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazzaville Memorial, and more historical sites. You’ll head to the art market, the School of Painting, and check out an independent artist is known for his creation of contemporary pieces and traditional art. You will stop for lunch with a view of the Congo River before you head back to your hotel.
DAY 2: Congo River Cruise: Today you will make your way to a pirogue (canoe). An experience in itself, this is a very common means of transportation on the Congo waterways. Today our experience on the pirogue will allow us to have a great look at Africa’s most famous river view, Kinshasa. Here, you will see many ships, villages, farms, and local fisherman too as we make our way further up toward the islands and villages north of Brazzaville. We will make our way back to Brazzaville for lunch, at a great spot with views of Kinshasa and the River before transferring to your hotel.
DAY 3: Brazzaville – Lesio Louna Natural Reserve: Today you will head from Brazza to Mah Village where you will have a chance to visit a gorilla, Sid at Abio. From Abio you will make you make your way to Ibibouckro to enjoy a picnic at Blue Lake before returning to Brazzaville.
*** Important note on visiting Gorillas -To visit the gorillas, good health is a prerequisite. Infectious diseases can be transmitted from humans to gorillas and be fatal for them. If you have a cold, flu, diarrhea, etc. you will not be allowed to visit the Gorilla.
DAY 4: Bela Falls: After breakfast this morning you will leave Brazzaville and make your way Louingui to see Bela Falls. Today you will enjoy a picnic around the falls and visit Boko Village. We will head back to Brazzaville this afternoon for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Airport Transfer: Today you will be transferred from your hotel/accommodation in Brazzaville to the airport for your flight home.
Best time to book the 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo
The gorilla conservation area can be visited all year round but traveling from June to October is highly recommended due to the pattern of Rainfall in the Republic of Congo.
Congo is located in the tropics and with this it experiences tropical climate and weather throughout the year, both Virunga and Kahuzi Beiga National Parks experience the same weather, with this both national Parks are prone to receiving uncertain rains any time of the day or week, good months to visit Congo for gorilla trekking are dry season months which occurs in the months of December, January, February, June, July, August and September during these months it always easy to walk through the trails which are drier compared to the wet months then as well the vegetations is not fully grown and this makes sighting of gorillas easy and more clear. Other months which are slightly wet that is March, April, May, October and November most travelers avoid visiting gorillas during these months because the vegetation is fully grown and trails are much slippery making the trekking much harder.
Is it safe to visit Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Republic of Congo?
Yes, it is safe to visit Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Republic of Congo. Generally, the Democratic Republic of Congo has for the past years been hit by various unprecedented disasters that are civil and rebel wars, Ebola disease among others which has stopped many from visiting DR Congo. However, Congo is now getting back to better days and it is safe for an African authentic safari and as a company we keep on monitoring the security situation time to time and we will always advise you before any filming starts.
Why book the 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo with us.
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing gorilla safari experiences to Uganda and Rwanda. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine gorilla trekking safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about booking the 5 Day Trip to Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve Congo.