EcoTourism | Sao Tome and Principe
The Obo National Park offers dramatic landscapes with torrents and waterfalls on its slopes, luxuriant mountains which culminates in Pico de São Tomé (2,024 m), sheer cliffs over the sea, as well as primary rainforests filled with exotic birds, butterflies and lush vegetation.
Several tourist circuits have been created, from walks accompanied by experts on local flora and fauna to bird observation tour, in combination with staying overnight at the old plantations (the 'roças').
Ancient farmer, ex-parrot trappers and wild javali & monkey hunter was trained by ECOFAC program to become full time guiding ecotourists and forest guards. The forest is for them a way of life. Their skills and knowledge can help visitors and enforce the conservation effort. They know all about the park’s, combining decades of experience, survival skills with good knowledge of the parrot’s natural history and habitat. You will find them, welcoming you, at Bom Sucesso, proudly exhibiting green uniform with the Obo Park logo mark on it.
Come and visit us! Your visit will help our conservation program, create jobs and education to local communities and ensuring the future of the Park. The Obo National Park team hopes to see you very soon.
INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
|Set Your Trip . Let us help you plan a safe way to visit the park. Read the information on clothing, equipment, local languages, health and safety, and get to the park - and make a booking now for your stay! read more... >>|
|Getting There . Travel by road from Sao Tome city to the Park can be a rewarding experience. Read our travel tips and use these practical maps to make your travel experience as comfortable and relaxing as your stay. read more...>>|
|Nearest Accommodations . Come and stay with us in the Albergue Bom Sucesso in the heart of the Park. Choose one of our comfortable rooms, with private wc and other facilities. It is certainly an ideal place for those who want to explore the wonders of Obo National Park. read more...>>|
|Attractions . Here you will find the treasure of endemic species and the Obô, our rain forest of high altitude which covers about 30% of the country, crossed by rivers and waterfalls everywhere and filled with exotic birds, butterflies and lush vegetation...read more...>>|
|Activities . We have compiled a list of eco tours and vacations in Sao Tome and Principe. We offer a different range of circuit by the Park and around, from walks accompanied by experts on local flora and fauna to bird observation tour. Find here an eco tour in Sao Tome and Principe. read more...>>|