Travel 600km across Côte d'Ivoire to Taï National Park - one of the last areas of primary rainforest in West Africa. Côte d'Ivoire is one of the safest countries in Africa, and has a rainforest that is home to a multitude of red list threatened species, such as pygmy hippos, leopards and chimpanzees; it is a truly wild and remote habitat.
Come with us as we travel deep into the forest and base ourselves alongside eco-guides and researchers who will assist us in finding incredible photography opportunities and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Working closely with the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation, we will have access to habituated troops of mangabey's, colobus monkeys, and the iconic chimpanzee. Whilst at your jungle base camp, you will experience the jungle by day, and by night. You will be well looked after by camp staff who will provide delicious regional meals and basic, but comfortable jungle accommodation.
We will spend part of the week searching for troops of wild chimps, with the week culminating in a visit to a fully habituated wild chimp group where sightings are more likely.
Arrive in Abidjan. Hotel available from 2pm and dinner provided. You'll meet everyone on the expedition and get briefed on the journey ahead. We’ll conduct kit checks and safety briefs.
You'll travel 600km to Taï, a small village on the frontier of the park. We'll stay overnight and have a traditional dinner made locally.
You'll enter one of the last areas of primary rainforest in West Africa. Porters will help you transport your luggage, and we will walk for 2-3 hours to reach our base camp. On arrival, you'll learn more about the park and the staff on site. After lunch, jungle and photography activities will commence. Working with the park's eco-guides, you'll begin to explore the forest, seeing habituated managbey's, colobus monkeys, and a plethora of other wildlife. We'll show you everything the forest has to offer and you'll spend several mornings tracking wild groups of chimps.
We will leave the jungle camp behind and travel south by 4x4 to a second eco-site. After a restful lunch at a fully equipped jungle restaurant, we'll walk into the jungle one more time to another jungle camp. Here we'll work alongside eco-guides to track a fully habituated troop of chimpanzees. You'll likely see evidence of forest elephants and pygmy hippos in this forest, and conditions depending we will experience a canoe journey through one of the jungle's huge rivers.
After an epic adventure, we'll depart the jungle to Taï village where we'll check-in to our hotel and visit a nearby village for a traditional cultural show and dinner.
We'll depart for Abidjan early in the morning, arriving late afternoon. You will have another night in a hotel and dinner provided.
11th - 19th November 23
£4.500 per person
6th - 14th January 24
£4.500 per person
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