Seaside, Discovery and Safari in Lope National Park

09 Days and 08 Nights to the discovery of Libreville, Lambarené, the Lope National Parc and The Turtles bay

The tour will focus on the picturesque Albert Schweitzer Foundation in Lambaréné. The museum traces the life of Albert-Schweitzer, who was a physician, theologian, and musicologist. He opened a hospital in 1913 and ran it until his death in 1965. It was one of the first hospitals in Gabon and he spent a large part of his life treating diseases. The exhibitions in the Albert Schweitzer Museum trace the history of the hospital from its genesis to today. There are numerous photographs, documents, personal souvenirs, masks, musical instruments, canoes, and many other objects. This wonderful museum is a must-see attraction in Gabon. We will then make an excursion on the Azingo, Evaro and Zilet islands.
Located north of the Chaillu Massif in the heart of Gabon, the Lope National Park was created in 2002, it covers an area of 500,000 ha and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2007. The park is qualified as mixed because it is remarkable for its forest as well as its savannah. The National Park is home mainly to tropical forest animal species. There are about 50 mammals such as the lowland gorillas, chimpanzees. Hippos, elephants, buffaloes, several duiker species, bushbuck, sitatunga (rare), bush pig, several Cercopithecus, mandrill and drills species and more than 300 bird species such as Picathartes, African peregrine falcons and many other species.

Day 1: Hexagon - Libreville – Lambarene (237km)

– Early in the morning, reception by our agent at Leon-Mba International Airport, breakfast in a city restaurant and departure to Lambarene.
– Arrival in Lambarene, installation, lunch, partial visit of the Albert Schweizer Foundation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Lambarene

Canoe ride on the Ogooué River to the visit of the Azingo Island, lunch and discovery of the historic city, visit of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation Museum which traces the life of the doctor, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Lambarene – Lope

Breakfast and departure to the Lope National Park. On the way, we will discover the beautiful landscape of the region. Lunch on the way, arrival and installation at the Lope Lodge, dinner and overnight.

Day 4, 5: Lope

Breakfast and visit of the parc. We will spend 2 days visiting the Lope Park with its beautiful landscapes. The Lope National Park was created in 2002, it covers an area of 500,000 ha and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2007. The park is qualified as mixed because it is remarkable for its forest as well as its savannah. The National Park is home mainly to tropical forest animal species. There are about 50 mammals such as the lowland gorillas, chimpanzees. Hippos, elephants, buffaloes, several duiker species, bushbuck, sitatunga (rare), bush pig, several Cercopithecus, mandrill and drills species and more than 300 bird species such as Picathartes, 

African peregrine falcons and many other species.

Day 6: Lope - Libreville

After breakfast, excursion to the Park for half a day, lunch at the Lodge, relaxation at the pool, discovery of the village, Return to Libreville by train in the evening, arrival and transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 7, 8: Libreville – Leatherback Turtles Bay

Early wake-up, breakfast and departure to the visit of a lush site (about 1-hour boat ride). It is located in the Pongara National Park, it covers an area of 87.000 ha and it is endowed with 26km of beaches. Beach relaxation and departure to Libreville, arrival, transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Libreville

Breakfast and visit of Libreville, shopping at the craft center to buy souvenirs, lunch in a restaurant in town, evaluation of the tour, transfer to the Airport and End of the tour.

Price: 2.601 € / pers. (6 pax)
 
Price: 2.894 € / pers. (4 pax)
 
Price: 4.099 € / pers. (2 pax)

This tour includes :

► Reception and escort by our agent

► Transport and professional driver

► Accommodation in a double room

► Full board meals

► Entrance fees into the attractions

► Toll fees

► Guided tours of all the sites and attractions indicated in the program

► Boats/Canoe rides

► One-way train ticket Lope – Libreville


This tour does not include :

► International flight fees (Roundtrip)

► Costs related to travel formalities such as visa and immigration charges

► Costs related to travel insurance

► Additional expenses of the tourist such as the purchase of souvenirs

► Alcoholic drinks such as liqueurs, wines, and whiskeys

► Tips and gifts (freewill gestures)

► Coast related to the Camera 


Please specify : 

► The exact dates of visit (date of arrival and date of return)

► Flights and airports of arrival

► Group or tourist’s interests to permit tailored modifications of the tour

► Names and information of visitors for bookings

► Food exigencies; diabetes, vegetarian etc.

NB : This program can be modified by demand to suit the expectations of the tourist(s)