Sangha Lodge
Superb river veiws In true wilderness
Superb river veiws
In true wilderness

Sangha Lodge

Sangha Lodge is situated on the banks of the Sangha River in The Central African Republic.Our aim is to contribute to community development and conservation in this pristine environment.


Central African Republic


Dzanga Sangha National park, a world heritage site is famous for its iconic clearing in the tropical rainforest called Dzanga Bai.  Upto 150 elephants can be seen in the clearing on any given day. Other wildlife too visits this clearing, including Bongo, two species of hogs and sitatunga.  the park is also the home to several thousand Lowland Gorillas, including 2 groups that are habituated and are popular with tourists. Birding and small wildlife abound and visiter leave thinking they should have spent More time.

Need to Know

Travel within Central Africa is not as scary as it sounds but it is within Central Africa where you will find Africa in its raw form, completely uncommercialised or changed by modern tourism and most outside influences.


Sangha Lodge's situation on the bank of the Sangha River make it the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Situated on the edge of the Dzangha Sangha reserve, we have easy access to all activities in the park as well as some of our own that we are developing. Spotlighting around the camp and from the boat to find some of the more unusual nocturnal species like Galago, Potto, Gennet, Civit, Golden Cat, Hammer-Bat and a number of owls.

We also have a small project with the Ba'aka people where we go into the forest and spend the night with them in a forest camp. The dimension of music and dance that you experience here is something that few westerners will ever see. All monies from this activity go directly to the Ba'aka to help with education and health issues.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

A host of great wildlife is the main attraction of the Dzanga Sangha National Park. These include Forest Elephants, Western Lowland Gorillas, Chimpanzees, several species of monkeys, Forest Buffalos, Bongos, Giant Forest Hog, Red River Hog, and a number of smaller antelopes. While the birds, butterflies, and dragonflies add to the amazing spectacle that makes the rainforest special. The rivers contain 3 species of crocodile, and some impressive fish species, including Goliath Tiger Fish.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Boat trips on the SANGHA and YOBE Rivers. We have introduced an evening sundowner cruise up river from the lodge taking you into the area of the hill where the river narrows considerably. Once there, the motor is turned off and we drift down slowly while drinking gin and tonics or beer as we watch the sunset over the forest.
Bird watching along our 3 km access road and along the series of forest trails which we have cut.
Fishing for a host of different fish types, with the ultimate being Goliath Tiger fish.
Gorilla Tracking; Mangabey Tracking; Dzangha Bai Visits; Bai walks; Net Hunting with the Ba'aka


Dining and well stocked bar
A small kitchen produces simple yet tasty Western and African foods.


The lodge consists of 7 well appointed bungalows, each with it own ensuite bathroom, with hot and cold running water and flush toilets. (5 standard rooms as in picture below and 2 rooms with shared bathroom).


Well recomended on tripadvisor, also listed in the book "Africas Finest" and has been listed on the CNN travel website as one of the top 15 ecolodges in Africa.


Operates all year round.

Average StayAverage Stay

6 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Euros 215 Per Person Per night inclusive of all meals.  all activities are extra, so the average cost per night really depands on the choice of activities, but works at around 500euros per person.

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children are welcomed at the lodge, however the park activities are limited for small children.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Sangha Lodge's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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