TRAVELING TO THE CONGO

The Republic of Congo is a peaceful country and one of the most urbanized countries in Africa. Its economy is a mixture of village agriculture, handicrafts and an industrial sector largely based on petroleum. Pointe-Noire is considered an economic center of The Republic of Congo as well as a "week-end sea side gateway" for many residents of Brazzaville, its capital.

Entry Requirements
A passport, visa, and evidence of yellow fever vaccination are required for entry. To obtain a visa, please contact the nearest Congolese embassy or consulate.

Health
Anti-malaria precautions should be commenced prior to departure. Also, evidence of yellow fever vaccination is required for entry. See your Health Care Provider for an anti malarial prescription and yellow fever vaccine 4- 6 weeks before your trip.

Time Zone
1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+1 GMT). Daylight Saving Time is not observed.

What to Take
Camera, binoculars, film
Sunglasses, sun lotions and sun block
Lip balm, wide brimmed hat, insect repellent
Lightweight, cotton clothes, good walking shoes
Swimming costumes, jacket for cool evenings

Climate
We enjoy a tropical climate.
Hot season (October to June)
Winter dry season (July to September)

Languages
Besides French, English, Portuguese and Italian are spoken at the resort. French & African Languages are spoken in the Republic of Congo. French is the official language.

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