Dzanga- Ndoki National Park

The Dzanga-Ndoki National Park is located in the south-west of the Central African Republic and it was established in 1990, the national park is 1,143.26km². Dzanga-Ndoki national park consists of two sectors one of which is the northern Dzanga sector which is approximately 49,500 ha and the southern Ndoki sector which is 72,500 ha.


The park has got a number of wild animals including the western Lowland gorillas with Dzanga sector being the greatest park with the highest number of gorillas with an approximation of over 2000 gorillas. Besides being with the largest numbers of lowland gorillas, the park has got also other animals including the African forest elephants, red river hog, sitatunga, giant forest hog, endangered bongo, chimpanzees and with almost six species of duikers. The park has got a gorilla density of 1.6 individuals/km² around the Dzanga sector and this is the highest densities ever reported for the western lowland gorilla.

The B’Aka tribe

This is also a pygmy tribe with the average height of the men being not more than 150 cm. Visitors to the park can learning about the traditional medicine, dances and methods of hunting from these ancient people. These ancient people have come up with developmental educational programmes which are so interesting.