Flights to Gabon with Qatar Airways
Gabon is in the western part of Central Africa and sits on the Equator, making it an excellent destination for sun seekers all year round, providing an excellent introduction to the mysteries of Africa, and its magnificent landscape and wildlife. The country radiates authentic African character and simultaneously offers all the luxuries discerning travellers expect. With a wealthy economy generated by Gabon’s oil and mineral reserves, and a huge conserved rain forest, the country is an ideal destination for business and leisure travellers alike.
Fly to Gabon with Qatar Airways and you’ll have a chance to discover some of the world’s most intriguing biodiversity with the rarest orchids and greatest wildlife. Gabon’s capital is Libreville. This busy city is modern and chic, packed with great shopping, excellent restaurants and premium class hotels, Libreville is also Gabon’s commercial and financial hub, and a popular destination with business travellers.
If you’re visiting Gabon, then you probably have a safari trip in mind, given the country’s outstanding reputation as a safari destination. With plenty of luxury lodges across the country offering genuinely glamorous ‘glamping’ style breaks, safari in Gabon is a million miles away from dusty tents and uncomfortable camp beds.
Gabon is home to some of Central Africa’s best national parks. Ivindo National Park is filled with wildlife, including Gabon’s rare gorillas. It also boasts two of Africa’s largest waterfalls. Safari trips into the park give you the opportunity to see forest elephants, chimps and a menagerie of wildlife around the waterholes and rivers. To see the best of the park it’s advisable to employ a local guide.
Other parks include Banteke Plateau National Park, and the misty and mysterious Crystal Mountains National Park. Loango National Park stretches for 100km along the coast of Gabon, incorporating pristine beaches as well as rainforest where you might have a glimpse of leopards, gorillas and elephants.