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Three Famous Tourist Spots in Congo

Congo is a country that is part of Africa. It shares land borders with five countries – Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Gabon. The country is known for being the central rainforest area that preserves the habitat of gorillas. If you are fond of natural parks and wildlife, you might enjoy your experience with the famous tourist attractions that are waiting to be explored.

 

Parc National d’Odzala

 

Parc National d’ Odzala is one of the oldest national parks in Africa. It features a variety of wildlife species so expect to see lots of gorillas, elephants, buffalo, and antelopes. It was also nominated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The place is also known as Birdlife International as it houses a wide range of bird species.

 

Parc National Nouabalé-Ndoki

 

Parc National Nouabalé-Ndoki is a rainforest area that houses various animal wildlife such as gorillas, elephants, and many endangered mammals. The national park was once nominated by UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are many actions that are being done by the government to preserve the natural habitats of the wildlife. With this, getting to this attraction can be challenging as there are no roads that can guide tourists to get to the national park’s natural beauty.

 

Diosso Gorge

Diosso George

Diosso George. Source: Flickr

 

Diosso Gorge is labelled as the ‘Grand Canyon of Congo’. It is popular with distinct red rock ridges and cliffs that offers scenic views. Hikers can enjoy this as it brings a lot of adrenaline rush during the course of the climb. Aside from this, there are some attractions that can be enjoyed by tourists who don’t like to explore the upper views of the Diosso Gorge. Some of the alternative attractions include Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre, museums, and mausoleum.

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