Pygmies of the Congo

Pygmies of the Congo

Pygmies of the Congo
11 days – 10 nights
Kinshasa, Mbandaka, Mooto
Heritage, Ecology, Culture, History
This program may be operated for individual or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize

Day 1: Kinshasa
After airport formalities at N’djili airport you’ll be met by our representative who will drive you to your hotel. After settling down, your guide will give you a short briefing on the stay. Rest of the day free to rest and relax. Dinner at the hotel. [D]

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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 10 nights’ accommodation:
    • Kinshasa 3 nights
    • Mbandaka 2 nights
    • Mooto 3 nights
    • Bikoro 1 night
    • Mabali 1 night
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast daily
    • 9 lunches
    • 9 dinners
    • 1 Typical Congolese dinner
  • Kinshasa and its surroundings
  • Bonobo sanctuary
  • Botanical garden of Eala in Mbandaka
  • Visit of the Pygmy Christian community “New Life”
  • Meet many Pygmy and Bantu villages
  • Cultural evening with pygmy groups
  • Out in the forest: setting traps, net hunting
  • Initiation to medicinal plants
  • Bird watching
  • River trip through the forest in a traditional canoe
  • Visit of Bikoro
  • Visit of a rubber tree plantation
  • Visit the Scientific Research Center and animal reserve
  • Domestic airline ticket with taxes
  • English speaking driver-guide
  • Assistance team for camping
  • Transportation by Jeep & boats
  • Entrance fees
  • 3 liters of water per person, per day
  • All local taxes
Not included in tour
  • International airfares
  • Any taxes related to airfares or airports
  • Meals not mentioned under inclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any item not mentioned as “Included”


Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Kinshasa Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana 4.5
Mbandaka Auberge Marguerite 4
Booto Tented Camp NA
Bikoro La Riziere Inn NA
Mabali Tented Camp NA
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking

These programs can be customized for individuals and groups. Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
  • Airfare
We also be glad to add the necessary airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares
  • Program
You may add or remove;
    • Trip days
    • Cities and sites
    • Meals
  • Other options
    • The program was designed with private services; however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
    • If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
  • Quotation
Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.
Tour Code: CD01FIH21XX

  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

Group Quotations
  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.