60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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60 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Limbe, Cameroon
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Foumban, Cameroon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kumbo, Cameroon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h
4
Douala, Cameroon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Kribi, Cameroon
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Omboue, Gabon
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
7
Muxima, Angola
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + train + Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Huambo, Angola
— 2 nights
9
Benguela, Angola
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  4​h 30​min
10
Lubango, Angola
— 4 nights
11
Luanda, Angola
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
12
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
13
Libreville, Gabon
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Yaounde, Cameroon
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
15
Somalomo, Cameroon
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
16
Bayanga, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
17
Bangui, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Amsterdam, Holland

3
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Limbe, Cameroon

Limbe ©
Beaches covered with black sand and a mountainous backdrop create a cool, relaxing vibe for Limbe.
Take a break from Limbe with a short trip to Mount Cameroon in Buea, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Limbe Wildlife Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Limbe Botanic Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bimbia, and kick back and relax at Down Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Limbe trip itinerary maker app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Limbe is an approximately 17-hour flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Amsterdam in January: high temperatures in Limbe hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. You will leave for Foumban on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Limbe

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Mount Cameroon
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Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre
Bimbia ©
Bimbia
Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon

2
nights
Foumban, Cameroon

Foumban
Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of La mosquee de Foumban and then explore the historical opulence of Foumban Royal Palace & Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Foumban trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Limbe to Foumban in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Kumbo on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Foumban

Historic Sites
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Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
La mosquee de Foumban ©
La mosquee de Foumban

3
nights
Kumbo, Cameroon

Kumbo ©
Kumbo, also known as Kimbo, is the second-largest city in the North West Province of Cameroon and the capital of Bui Division. Step out of Kumbo to go to Oku and see Mount Oku, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Kumbo Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumbo trip planner .

Drive from Foumban to Kumbo in 2 hours. You'll set off for Douala on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Kumbo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Oku
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Mount Oku ©
Mount Oku
Kumbo Cathedral ©
Kumbo Cathedral

4
nights
Douala, Cameroon

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul and Marche des Fleurs. Let the collections at Doual'Art and Musee Maritime de Douala capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Douala: Edea Cathedral (in Edea) and Kumba Market (in Kumba). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Le Monument aux Morts and get your game on at Fun Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Douala road trip planning site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Kumbo to Douala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Douala can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Kribi on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Douala

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kumba Market, Edea Cathedral
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Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
Musee Maritime de Douala ©
Musee Maritime de Douala
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul ©

4
nights
Kribi, Cameroon

Kribi ©
The town of Kribi supports about 55,000 people and offers some of Cameroon's best stretches of sand, plus a lively port and central market.
Kribi is known for nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Chutes de la Lobe, visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare De Kribi, head outdoors with Plage de Grand Batanga, and make a trip to Londji village des pecheurs.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kribi holiday builder app .

You can drive from Douala to Kribi in 3 hours. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Omboue.

Things to do in Kribi

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Chutes de la Lobe ©
Chutes de la Lobe
Le Phare De Kribi ©
Le Phare De Kribi
Plage de Grand Batanga ©
Plage de Grand Batanga

2
nights
Omboue, Gabon

Omboue
Omboué is a town located in Ogooué-Maritime province, Gabon.GeographyIt is the departmental capital of Etimboué Department. Omboue is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Anne du Fernand Vaz.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Omboue itinerary site .

Drive from Kribi to Omboue in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll set off for Muxima on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Omboue

Historic Sites
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2
nights
Muxima, Angola

Muxima ©
Muxima is a town and commune in the municipality of Quiçama, Luanda Province, Angola. Muxima is known for parks, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness the site of a historic battle at Fortress of Muxima, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Quiçama, see human ingenuity at work at Kissama National Park, and explore the activities along Kwanza River.

Plan my day in Muxima using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Omboue to Muxima takes 30 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll set off for Huambo on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Muxima

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional do Quicama ©
Parque Nacional do Quicama
Parque Nacional da Quiçama ©
Parque Nacional da Quiçama
Kwanza River ©
Kwanza River

2
nights
Huambo, Angola

Huambo ©
Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa, is the capital of the province of Huambo in Angola. Huambo is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Se Catedral do Huambo.

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Do a combination of car, train, and flight from Muxima to Huambo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Benguela.

Things to do in Huambo

Historic Sites
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Se Catedral do Huambo ©
Se Catedral do Huambo

2
nights
Benguela, Angola

Benguela ©
Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora de Fatima and Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Benguela trip planner .

You can drive from Huambo to Benguela in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Huambo in January: high temperatures in Benguela hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Lubango.

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia da Baia Azul
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Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo ©
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo

4
nights
Lubango, Angola

Lubango ©
Lubango is the capital city of the Angolan province of Huíla. Lubango is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Christ the King Statue, explore the striking landscape at Tundavala, and head outdoors with Serra da Leba.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lubango vacation planning tool .

You can take a bus from Benguela to Lubango in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Luanda on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Lubango

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tundavala ©
Tundavala
Christ the King Statue ©
Christ the King Statue
Serra da Leba ©
Serra da Leba

4
nights
Luanda, Angola

Luanda ©
After decades of conflict, Luanda experienced a massive economic boom at the beginning of the 21st century, making it one of the most developed cities in Africa and a magnet for tourists.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortaleza de Sao Miguel and Church of the Holy Family. Your inner history buff will appreciate Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios and Cidade Alta. There's much more to do: get outside with Cabo Ledo, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto, get great views at Miradouro da Lua, and take an in-depth tour of Museu da Moeda.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Luanda trip tool .

You can fly from Lubango to Luanda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February in Luanda, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Brazzaville.

Things to do in Luanda

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Museu Nacional da Escravatura ©
Museu Nacional da Escravatura
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©

4
nights
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Brazzaville ©
Located on the River Congo, Brazzaville is a city divided between industrialism--thanks to the river--and cultural attractions, which come to life through multiple festivals, galleries, museums, and art schools, like the Poto-Poto painting school.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique St. Anne and Musee National du Congo (National Museum of Congo). Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale du Sacre-Ceour de Brazzaville and Charles de Gaulle House. Take a break from Brazzaville with a short trip to Loufoulakari Falls in Pool Department, about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Reserve Naturelle de Gorilles de Lesio-Louna-Lefini and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brazzaville online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Luanda to Brazzaville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Brazzaville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll set off for Libreville on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Brazzaville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Loufoulakari Falls
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Basilique St. Anne ©
Basilique St. Anne
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque

4
nights
Libreville, Gabon

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.
Visit L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville and Hassane II Mosque for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Notre-dame de Lourdes and Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Akanda National Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, enjoy the sand and surf at Pointe-Denis Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Palais Presidentiel, and look for gifts at Les Chocolats Gabonais de Julie.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Libreville day trip tool .

Getting from Brazzaville to Libreville by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Yaounde.

Things to do in Libreville

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
Notre-dame de Lourdes ©
Notre-dame de Lourdes

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Yaounde, Cameroon

Yaounde ©
Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde) and Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret. Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe and Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Yaounde to go to Mbalmayo and see Caves Akok Bekoe, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mefou National Park, appreciate the history behind Monument de la Reunification, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at cathedrale de la paix, North 10, Yaunde, Camerun, and admire the masterpieces at Blackitude Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yaounde online road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Libreville to Yaounde in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Libreville in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yaounde, with lows of 24°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off toSomalomo.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caves Akok Bekoe, Lamido Grand Mosque
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Mefou National Park ©
Mefou National Park
Blackitude Museum ©
Blackitude Museum

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Somalomo, Cameroon

Somalomo ©
Somalomo is a town and commune in Cameroon.On October 5, 1992 President Biya of Cameroon signed the decree No. Somalomo is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dja Faunal Reserve.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Somalomo route maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yaounde to Somalomo. You'll set off for Bayanga on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Somalomo

Wildlife Parks
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Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve

2
nights
Bayanga, Central African Republic

Bayanga ©
Bayanga is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dzanga-Sangha Reserve.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bayanga trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Somalomo to Bayanga. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toBangui.

Things to do in Bayanga

Parks Wildlife
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Dzanga-Sangha Reserve ©
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve

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Bangui, Central African Republic

Bangui ©
Bangui, or Bangî in Sango, formerly written Bangi in English, is the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Les Chutes de Boali (Boali Waterfalls), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Central (Central Market), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Place de la Republique, contemplate the waterfront views at Oubangui River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Big Mosque, then examine the collection at Musee de Boganda (Boganda Museum), and finally take a stroll through K-Cinq (Km-5 Intersection).

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bangui day trip app .

You can drive from Bayanga to Bangui in 11.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Bangui are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bangui

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Les Chutes de Boali
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Les Chutes de Boali ©
Les Chutes de Boali
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral
Musee de Boganda (Boganda Museum) ©
Musee de Boganda (Boganda Museum)

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