14 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

14 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Luanda
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
Porto Alegre, Sao Tome Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h
Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
End: Luanda

Porto Alegre, Sao Tome Island

Porto Alegre ©
Porto Alegre is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. On the 17th (Sun), head off the coast to Ilheu das Rolas, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Jale, and then get great views at Marco do Equador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Roca S.Joao dos Angolares.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porto Alegre travel route planner.

Luanda, Angola to Porto Alegre is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Porto Alegre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Principe.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Roca S.Joao dos Angolares, Praia Jale, Marco do Equador
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Praia Jale ©
Praia Jale
Ilheu das Rolas ©
Ilheu das Rolas
Roca S.Joao dos Angolares ©
Roca S.Joao dos Angolares


Principe ©
Life slows down in Principe, and visitors appreciate the laid-back vibe.
Principe is known for beaches, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Banana Beach and explore the engaging exhibits at Kaxi Tetuga Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Principe route app.

Explore your travel options from Porto Alegre to Principe with the Route module. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Sao Tome.

Things to do in Principe

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Banana Beach ©
Banana Beach

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. Get in touch with nature at Praia dos Tamarindos and Lagoa Azul. Let the collections at National Museum and Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal capture your imagination. Step out of Sao Tome with an excursion to Bombaim Waterfalls in Bombaim--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Praia Piscina, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio do Povo, don't miss a visit to Lagoa Amelia, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata de Sao Nicolau.

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

Fly from Principe to Sao Tome in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Tome

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agostinho Neto, Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal, Bombaim Waterfalls
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Praia Piscina ©
Praia Piscina
National Museum ©
National Museum
Praia dos Tamarindos ©
Praia dos Tamarindos