15 days in Gabon Itinerary

15 days in Gabon Itinerary

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15 days in Gabon Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Lambarene
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Lope Wildlife Reserve
— 3 nights
+2
train + Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Port Gentil
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
4
Libreville
— 6 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Calgary

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day
Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. On the 27th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museum Albert Schweitzer.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lambarene day trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Lambarene is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Western African Time (WAT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Calgary in May, with highs in Lambarene at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Lambarene

Museums
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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer

3
nights
Lope Wildlife Reserve

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
Lope Wildlife Reserve is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve de la Lope.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lope Wildlife Reserve trip itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lambarene to Lope Wildlife Reserve. You will leave for Port Gentil on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

Parks Wildlife
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Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

1
night
Port Gentil

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Gentil online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Port Gentil. In May in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. You will leave for Libreville on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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6
nights
Libreville

Libreville ©
The capital of Gabon and home to almost half of the country's residents, Libreville differs from many African cities, with paved roads, clean streets, and luxurious residences.
Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture) and Notre-dame de Lourdes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Pointe-Denis Beach and Pongara National Park. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Akanda National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, explore and take pictures at Stade d'Angondje, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, and look for gifts at Marche du Mont-Bouet.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Libreville trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Port Gentil to Libreville in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Libreville are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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