16 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

16 days in Sao Tome and Principe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  17 h 15 min
Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
Porto Alegre, Sao Tome Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: London

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sao Tome: Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal (in Morro Peixe) and Bombaim Waterfalls (in Bombaim). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Obo National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum, kick back and relax at Praia dos Tamarindos, get a taste of the local shopping with Claudio Corallo, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata de Sao Nicolau.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Tome online attractions planner.

London, UK to Sao Tome is an approximately 17- hour flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Sao Tome hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Principe.

Things to do in Sao Tome

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal, Agostinho Neto, Bombaim Waterfalls
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Praia Piscina ©
Praia Piscina
National Museum ©
National Museum
Pico Cao Grande ©
Pico Cao Grande


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 have fun and explore at Kaxi Tetuga Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Principe trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Sao Tome to Principe in an hour. You'll set off for Porto Alegre on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Principe

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Banana Beach ©
Banana Beach

Porto Alegre, Sao Tome Island

Porto Alegre ©
Porto Alegre is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Take a break from Porto Alegre with a short trip to Roca S.Joao dos Angolares in Sao Joao dos Angolares, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Praia Jale, get great views at Marco do Equador, and step off the mainland to explore Ilheu das Rolas.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Alegre road trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Principe to Porto Alegre with the Route module. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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