Africa - Central African Republic (PDF Chapter)
This is the Central African Republic chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Central African Republic (CAR) is a country with staggering rare natural beauty and some wonderful wildlife. Since 2012 political problems and civil war have made the country completely off limits to travellers for safety reasons.
- Western lowland gorillas and elephants inhabit Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, a pocket of virgin rainforest
- a scenic river frontage and the old town’s wide colonial boulevards that radiate out from the Point Kilometre Zero monument in Bangui
- the Baka (a pygmy tribe) depart for traditional hunts outside the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve from the small village of Bayanga
Coverage includes: Understand Central African Republic.