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Responsible tourism in Congo Brazza

Respon­si­ble tourism in Congo Brazza

Jour­ney to Congo BRAZZAVILLE, an unpub­lished des­ti­na­tion for tourism.

Malaki Live is "going to Africa not to sym­pa­thize with lions, croc­o­diles, ele­phants or giraffes, but to frat­er­nize with human beings!". It is a chance of learn­ing a dif­fer­ent cul­ture. The jour­ney is based upon the prin­ci­ples of respon­si­ble tourism, which is about tourists mak­ing envi­ron­men­tally friendly, sus­tain­able, eth­i­cal and respect­ful choices when trav­el­ling and min­imis­ing the neg­a­tive impact of tourism.

Peri­ods: around april (Easter time) - august - Christ­mas holidays

Lenght: 2 or 3 weeks, accord­ing to the group

Jour­ney organ­ised in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Ital­ian travel agency "Planet viaggi Responsabili".

The tourists group (min. 6 peo­ple - max 10 peole per jour­ney) will be accom­pa­nied by a guide of the ass. MALAKI MA KONGO who speaks flu­ently French, Eng­lish and Ital­ian and who will also oper­ate as an inter­cul­tural medi­a­tor between the group and local people.

Pro­gram : vis­it­ing the mean cities of Braz­zav­ille and Pointe Noire with their mar­kets and typ­i­cal places; some vil­lages in the per­ifery and/or out­side them; the Congo river; the Gorges of Diosso and the Loango vil­lages and Museum; the for­est of May­ombe; a trip to the river of Bas Quilou; the Mau­soleum of Pier Savorgnan de Brazza and more.

Dury­ing the jour­ney, we'll visit Malaki ma Kongo devel­op­ment projects; see local artists per­form­ing tra­di­tional music and dance, with the chance of par­tic­i­pat­ing to stages for those who want to; taste local food; visit art and arte­sanat mar­kets, and much more.

The pro­gram of the jour­ney has a mar­gin of flex­i­bil­ity and it may be mod­i­fied from time to time due to the tourists' group exi­gences, or to momen­tary unavail­abil­ity of the guest­ing com­mu­ni­ties, or to vari­a­tions of social and envi­ron­men­tal con­di­tions that might hap­pen right before/during the staying.

There­fore each jour­ney turns out to be unique!

Ask for more info.

Other jour­neys of Respon­si­ble Tourism orga­nized by Malaki ma Kongo:

Maboke - Congolese dish

Maboke - Con­golese dish

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