The Republic of Congo is one of the countries that host the Western lowland gorillas. These great apes are well protected in the Odzala National Park.

The Western gorilla is found in the the region that has been named the Odzala Complex. This consist of the areas of Odzala National Park, Lossi, Pikounda, Ngombe and Ntokou complex.

The Odzala is one of the few areas where gorilla tours are conducted – trips that will enable you come face to face with the Western lowland gorillas in their natural habitat.