Ougoue Lekiti national park is found in the Democratic republic of Congo covering an area of 6000 kilometers squared in the western part of the country, it’s only park that had lion population in Congo the they became extinct due heavy poaching.The park is covered in a panoramic landscape.
Ougoue Lekiti national park northern sector contains the ancient sand dune system with vast Savannah woodlands patched with dense rainforests, river valleys and small lakes. The park was established on the 18th of September 2006.
Ougoue Lekiti national park is also supported by the Chalia forest and Ougoue forest river basin,
Activities of Ougoue Lekiti national park
Ougoue Lekiti national park has got a variety of wildlife some of the animals you can see in a game drive are; Grimm’s duiker, side stripped jackal, chimpanzees, forest elephants, forest buffalos, gorillas, leopards, bush pigs and several monkey species.
Ougoue Lekiti national park hasgot various species of birds some of the birds are migratory while others are residential some are hornbills, herons vulture and many more.
Tourists can go on gorilla trekking safaris, the maximum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years of age and any persons with infections such as cold won’t be allowed to do this activity.
Best time to visit
Ougoue Lekiti national reserve can be visited all year round
Where to stay
There several basic accommodation units of where to stay ranging from low range accommodation, mid range and luxurious accommodation.
How to get there
The reserve can be accessed by road transport, however it’s should be a four wheel vehicleif it’s the rainy season.