Primates of Africa

Ker & Downey invites you to discover the Primates of Africa and more, from the wealth of western lowland gorilla in the pristine Congo rainforests to the habituated families of silverbacks in Rwanda’s forested hills. Trek the seldom-visited bastion of dense wood and swampland in the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, and the mountainous parks of Rwanda on your unforgettable journey.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$14000 - $14345
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
15 days
Best months:
January - February, May - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Begin in The Republic of the Congo and the massive Odzala-Kokoua National Park, over 5,250 square miles of verdant rainforest, swamps, and savannahs. Set off with experienced guides to find the bais hidden within the rainforest, where salt-rich soil attracts forest elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, and a myriad of forest animals from miles around.

Continue to Rwanda and Nyungwe Forest National Park and spend the next two days exploring the diverse climates and terrains of the park. Lush forests at varying altitudes offer refuge for a quarter of Africa’s primate species, chimpanzees and colobus monkeys among them. After a night’s rest on Lake Kivu, end your unforgettable journey in Volcanoes National Park, the area that played host to acclaimed researcher Dian Fossey for over 20 years. Set off in search of silverback gorillas on guided treks for your last few days in Africa.

Day 1: Arrive Brazzaville / Lango Camp (D)

Day 2: Odzala-Kokoua National Park / Lango Camp (B,L,D)

Day 3: Odzala-Kokoua National Park / Lango Camp (B,L,D)

Day 4: Odzala-Kokoua National Park / Ngaga Camp (B,L,D)

Day 5: Odzala-Kokoua National Park / Ngaga Camp (B,L,D)

Day 6: Odzala-Kokoua National Park / Ngaga Camp (B,L,D)

Day 7: Brazzaville / Hotel Villa Lys (B)

Day 8: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 9: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 10: Nyungwe Forest National Park / Nyungwe Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 11: Lake Kivu / Cormoran Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 12: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 13: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 14: Volcanoes National Park / Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 15: Departure (B)

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Wilderness Lodges Odzala-Kokoua
  • Lango Camp
  • Ngaga Camp
  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Sabiyinyo Silverback Lodge

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Ker & Downey

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
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Since: Jan 1990

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla

Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Farm visits
Farm visits
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