Lopé National Park reviews


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Smack dab in the middle of Gabon on the west coast of equatorial Africa, stretching up to the broad, tree-flanked Ogooué River on the north, Lopé National Park weaves together two distinct and unique landscapes to offer a great diversity of plant and animal life. The unusual combination of the predominant rainforest with grass savannahs in the north of the park pro... ...

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(2/5 stars) Written on: Apr 02, 2015   |   Visited: Aug 2012.
Lopé National Park has an unusual ecosystem showing ecological and biological evolution processes and its numerous petroglyphs showing human migrations and evolution through the ages. This is why it is a worldly heritage listed by UNESCO.
Some of the mammal species you will see include the forest elephant, western lowland gorilla, chimpanzee, mandrill, forest buff... read more
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Safari suitability: 5 / 10
Not a big five destination. Off the beaten track, providing an adventurous trip for the intrepid traveler. Gabon is an emerging destination and often accustomed comforts must be sacrificed
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Animals you can find

Mandrill
Mandrill
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Waterbuck
Waterbuck
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
Nile crocodile
Nile crocodile
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Bird watching
Bird watching
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Photography
Photography
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Shopping/markets
Trekking
Trekking

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