15 days in Gabon Itinerary

15 days in Gabon Itinerary

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Lambarene
— 1 day
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Lope Wildlife Reserve
— 3 nights
3
Port Gentil
— 1 night
4
Libreville
— 6 nights

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Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museum Albert Schweitzer.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lambarene trip itinerary builder website.

Calgary, Canada to Lambarene is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Lambarene due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Calgary in May, with highs in Lambarene at 36°C and lows at 27°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Lambarene

Museums
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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer

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Lope Wildlife Reserve

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
Lope Wildlife Reserve is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Reserve de la Lope.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lope Wildlife Reserve day trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Lambarene to Lope Wildlife Reserve in 11.5 hours. You'll set off for Port Gentil on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

Wildlife · Parks
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Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

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Port Gentil

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Gentil online journey maker.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Port Gentil in 12 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Gentil can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You'll set off for Libreville on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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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.
Get outdoors at Pointe-Denis Beach and Akanda National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture) and L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville. Spend the 7th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Pongara National Park. There's still lots to do: try your luck at Casino Croisette, get a sense of history and politics at Cour Constitutionnelle, admire the landmark architecture of Institut francais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-dame de Lourdes.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Libreville visit site.

You can ride a ferry from Port Gentil to Libreville in 5 hours. In June in Libreville, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Libreville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville