Brazzaville is far more laid-back than Kinshasa, the DRC’s capital, across the river. However, with some attractive modernist architecture, a gorgeous riverside embankment perfect for taking in views of the Congo River and plenty of high-quality eating options, Brazzaville has a lot of charm and character, which makes it a surprisingly pleasant place to while away time between visiting Congo’s national parks.

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Highlights in Brazzaville

  • Relaxing stopover before or after a gorilla safari
  • Take in the views of the Congo River
  • Stroll through Mbudi Park

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Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace

The Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel offers comfortable accommodations and a prime location on the Congo River banks in Brazzaville’s central business district. The property boasts easy access to Maya Maya International Airport and the ferry that links to Kinshasa in the DRC. With its full range of facilities, this…

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Discover the Congo & Gorilla Trekking

This exciting 10-day itinerary is the best of two wildly different worlds: a buzzing, fashion-forward cultural experience in the capital city and a remote, rainforest paradise filled with gorillas, exotic birds and diverse wildlife. The Congo-Brazzaville is sure to amaze any traveler with an adventurous spirit.

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Odzala Kokoua National Park

A lush national park in the north of the Republic of the Congo, Odzala Kokoua National Park is one of the best places to spot western gorillas and forest elephants. Odzala is massive, covering a vast area with a mix of rainforest, marsh and savanna terrain. It’s near the border between…

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