10 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

10 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  26 h
1
Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Principe
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Ilheu Das Rolas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Washington DC

5
nights
Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island

Sao Tome ©
São Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the nation's largest town. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lagoa Amelia and Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Graca de Sao Tome. Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal and Forte De Sao Sebastiao are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Tome: Bombaim Waterfalls (in Bombaim) and Roca S.Joao dos Angolares (in Sao Joao dos Angolares). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Obo National Park, head outdoors with Praia Piscina, examine the collection at National Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Tamarindos.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sao Tome route maker site.

Washington DC, USA to Sao Tome is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Sao Tome, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Principe.

Things to do in Sao Tome

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bombaim Waterfalls, Roca S.Joao dos Angolares, Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal, Agostinho Neto
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Lagoa Amelia ©
Lagoa Amelia
Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal ©
Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal
Obo National Park ©
Obo National Park

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Principe

Principe ©
Life slows down in Principe, and visitors appreciate the laid-back vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): engage your brain at Kaxi Tetuga Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Banana Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Principe trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Tome to Principe takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ilheu Das Rolas.

Things to do in Principe

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Banana Beach ©
Banana Beach

1
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Ilheu Das Rolas

Ilheu Das Rolas ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get great views at Marco do Equador and then stroll through Praia Jale.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilheu Das Rolas online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Principe to Ilheu Das Rolas takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilheu Das Rolas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia Jale
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Praia Jale ©
Praia Jale