Combine Tour to the Lake Tele and Tumba - Expedition))

 01st Jan - 31st Dec


Located at  in the north-eastern area of the Republic of the Congo, Lake Tele was formed in Pliocene alluvial sediments by an unknown geological process. It is elliptical, almost round, in shape and is surrounded by the Likouala-aux-Herbes swamp forests which are gradually covering it.

There are no significant inlets or outlets in the lake. The water of Lake Tele is turbid, it has high content of organic materials and is acidic  The swamp forests around the lake have not yet been exhaustively explored.

Lake Tele is the best known home of the Mokèlé-mbèmbé (purportedly a large, unidentified reptilian creature), and is also supposedly the spot where pygmies killed and ate one of the creatures, around 1959.

The 1996 book Congo Journey, by British travel writer Redmond O'Hanlon, describes in some detail his journey through Congo to Lake Tele in search of Mokèlé-mbèmbé, as well as giving a rich description of local fauna, flora and Congolese cultural practices and relations with the indigenous Pygmy peoples.




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Tour Overview


shared rooms at Impfondo


22D / 21N

Guide fee

Car Hire

Boat hire

from Impfondo-Liranga-Mossaka-Gombe

Air ticket

Brazzaville to Impfondo


  • Visa
  • Visa support Letter of Invitation
  • Full board Meals
  • Tips
  • Alcohol
  • International flights
  • Lunch, dinner


Day 1
  • Arrival to Brazzaville

    - Morning arrival in Brazzaville - Pick up

Day 2
  • Brazzaville – Impfondo ( By plane)

    - Drive from Brazzaville to Ouesso - Overnight at the Hotel

Day 3
  • Impfondo – Epena - Boha

    - Drive from Impfondo to Epena (4x4 Car) - Baot cruise to Boha ( Pirogue Motorized) - Overnight under tents in Boha

Day 4
  • Boha - Lake Tele the Long Rainforest
Day 10
  • Lake Tele - Boha
Day 11
  • Boha – Epena - Impfondo
Day 12
  • Impfondo – Liranga ( Ubangui chari) -Mossaka

    - Boat cruise from Impfondo to Liranga –Mossaka

Day 13
  • Mossaka – Gombe (DRC)

    - Leaving Mossaka by boat up to Gombe where our Drc’s staff will wait for us to continue the adventure the next day in Drc part. - Overnight in Gombe

Day 14
  • Gombe – Canal d’Irebu – Lake Tumba

    - Departure from Gombe to Irebuv Mabali Village the other side of the lake. - Overnight under tents

Day 15
  • Bikoro – Bonobo – Pygmees (WWF)

    - Every morning we shall go for trekking of the bonobos and for others activities mentioned to see (bonobos; chimpanzees, crocodile’s mangebey, leopards etc...

Day 19
  • Bikoro - Mbandaka
Day 21
  • Mbandaka – Kinshasa

    - Flight from Mbandaka to Kinshasa - Lola ya bonobo - Sapeurs

Day 22
  • Kinshasa - airport

    - Dropping to the International Djili airport of Kinshasa - End of the tour


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