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Destinations in Congo

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Cities in Congo

  • Brazzaville — the Republic of the Congo’s capital The Congo River separates it from Kinshasa, the capital of the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Abala-Ndolo
  • Djambala
  • Dolisie
  • Mossendjo
  • Ouésso is a transportation center in the country’s extreme north, amid a region dotted with Pygmy settlements.
  • Owando – one of the country’s most recently municipalized towns, and one of the finest locations to visit in the Republic of Congo’s north.
  • Pointe Noire — a port city on the coast.

Regions in Congo

While the Congo’s regions are varied, there is one constant: the thick Congo Rainforest covers about 80% of the nation.

  • Coast and Mayombe
  • Congolese Plateau
  • Cuvette
  • Niari Valley
  • Pool
  • Sangha and Likouala

Other destinations in Congo

  • Conkouati Reserve
  • Ile Mbamou Island is a government-owned island approximately an hour’s drive from Brazzaville.
  • Lefini Reserve is the most well-known reserve in the nation, abutting Lesio-Louna to the north.
  • The Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve is a park north of Brazzaville devoted to gorilla conservation in the Congo.
  • Mount Fouari National Reserve
  • Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Is the biggest and most remote of Congo’s national parks and reserves, situated in the extreme north bordering the Dzanga Sangha National Reserve of Central African Republic.
  • Odzala National Park — the country’s most famous national park.
  • Tiger Fish Congo Camp. You may visit the Tiger Fish Camp to catch the world’s largest tiger fish – the heaviest fish ever caught there weighed 56kg!

How To Travel To Congo

By plane Maya-Maya Airport (IATA: BZV) in Brazzaville is served by Air France, as well as flights to Douala in Cameroon, Addis Ababa and Kinshasa by Ethiopian Airlines, Nairobi, Casablanca, and the National Carrier ECAir. By car Driving is safe in the Republic of the Congo. A well-maintained road leads north from...

How To Travel Around Congo

By shared taxi or minibus In Brazzaville, very inexpensive shared taxis and minibuses operate on an ad hoc basis between cities and villages, packed with Congolese people transporting various types of cattle for sale. By taxi Taxis in Brazzaville are green. 700 CFA will often bring you around a neighborhood. At night,...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Congo

To enter the Republic of Congo, all foreigners must get a visa. Except for residents of a few West and North African nations, visas are not available on arrival, and arriving without one may result in a variety of problems that you should avoid at all costs (fines, passport...

Food & Drinks in Congo

Food in Congo Osaka Restaurant in Pointe Noire serves delicious and nutritious Chinese cuisine. A dinner cost between US$12 and US$18 on average. All meals were delivered in excellent clean plates, and the restaurant is inside and has air conditioning, as well as a backup generator just in case. Some...

Money & Shopping in Congo

Republic of the Congo uses the Central African CFA franc (XAF). Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon also use it. While technically distinct from the Western African CFA franc (XOF), the two currencies are used interchangeably at par in all CFA franc (XAF & XOF)-using nations. The...

Culture Of Congo

The Congolese culture has been affected by a diverse range of natural environments, including the savannah plains of the North Niari flooded forests, the vast Congo River, the steep mountains and forest of Mayombe, and 170 kilometers of beaches along the Atlantic coast. Once upon a time, the existence...

History Of Congo

Pre-colonial Around 1500 BC, Bantu-speaking peoples who established tribes during the Bantu expansions ousted and assimilated the region's first occupants, the Pygmy people. The Bakongo, a Bantu ethnic group that inhabited portions of modern-day Angola, Gabon, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, served as the foundation for ethnic affinities...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Congo

Stay Safe in Congo Petty street crime against foreigners is uncommon in Brazzaville. Muggings and pickpocketings, on the other hand, are common around the ports in Pointe Noire and Brazzaville, as well as in the Congolese districts surrounding Brazzaville's City Center. Criminals are known to target middle-class and wealthy homes...

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