Republic of Congo : Travel Guide
Located in Central Africa, the Republic of Congo also known as Congo or Congo-Brazzaville was part of the former French colony until its independence in 1960. The country was first founded by Bantu speaking tribes around 1500 BC. Diogo Cao, the French explorer in 1484 explored the Congo River which led to the rapid growth in commercial activities between the Bantu people and the Europeans.
The country is bordereded by Gabon to the west, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the east, Angola to its south and Cameroon to its north. Republic of Congo is largely a French speaking country.
Tourism in Congo Brazzaville
With natural parks, the river Congo and a diversified ethnic culture, Congo-Brazzaville is an attractive destination for ecotourism.
The capital of the Republic of the Congo is Brazzaville, separated from Kinshasa, the capital of neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo by the Congo River. Other top Destinations to visit in Congo are Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Odzala National Park and Douli National Park. June to December is the best time to travel.
If you are travelling to the country, the very first step is to book a hotel in Congo-Brazzaville. This can be done on Jumia Travel with ease and you can choose an accommodation that best fit your budget from a growing list of hotels in Republic of Congo.
Get in by Plane
Maya-Maya Airport in Brazzaville is the main airport in Congo.