60 days in Africa Itinerary

60 days in Africa Itinerary

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Luanda, Angola
— 3 nights
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Benguela, Angola
— 2 nights
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Muxima, Angola
— 2 nights
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Buea, Cameroon
— 1 night
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Melong, Cameroon
— 1 night
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Foumban, Cameroon
— 1 night
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Bamenda, Cameroon
— 1 night
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Douala, Cameroon
— 2 nights
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Yaounde, Cameroon
— 3 nights
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Bangui, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
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Boali, Central African Republic
— 2 nights
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Bayanga, Central African Republic
— 3 nights
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N'Djamena, Chad
— 2 nights
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Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
— 1 day
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Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 1 night
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 2 nights
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Kisantu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 1 night
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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 2 nights
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Bata, Equatorial Guinea
— 3 nights
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Libreville, Gabon
— 2 nights
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Port Gentil, Gabon
— 1 night
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Lambarene, Gabon
— 2 nights
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Lope Wildlife Reserve, Gabon
— 3 nights
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Ilheu Das Rolas, Sao Tome and Principe
— 2 nights
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Porto Alegre, Sao Tome and Principe
— 1 night
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Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
— 2 nights
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Principe, Sao Tome and Principe
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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.
Visiting Cabo Ledo and Sangano Beach will get you outdoors. Fortaleza de Sao Miguel and Palacio de Ferro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at Sayanna Wellness, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Family, browse the exhibits of National Anthropology Museum (Museu Nacional de Antropologia), and take an in-depth tour of Museu da Moeda.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luanda online trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Luanda is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Luanda due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in January, with highs in Luanda at 87°F and lows at 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Benguela.

Things to do in Luanda

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Cabo Ledo ©
Cabo Ledo
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Remedios

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Benguela, Angola

Benguela ©
On the 6th (Wed), head outdoors with Praia da Baia Azul and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Caotinha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Benguela sightseeing planner.

Fly from Luanda to Benguela in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Benguela are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Muxima.

Things to do in Benguela

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo ©
Igreja da Nossa Senhora do Populo

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Muxima, Angola

Muxima ©
Muxima is a town and commune in the municipality of Quiçama, Luanda Province, Angola. On the 8th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Kwanza River and then witness the site of a historic battle at Fortress of Muxima. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Quiçama.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Muxima online trip planner.

Fly from Benguela to Muxima in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Buea.

Things to do in Muxima

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Quiçama ©
Parque Nacional da Quiçama
Kwanza River ©
Kwanza River

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Buea, Cameroon

Buea ©
Buea is the capital of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. On the 10th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Limbe Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Limbe Wildlife Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Bimbia, and finally get outside with Down Beach. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Cameroon.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Buea journey builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muxima to Buea. In January in Buea, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Melong.

Things to do in Buea

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon
Down Beach ©
Down Beach
Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre

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Melong, Cameroon

Melong ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melong trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Buea to Melong in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Foumban.

Things to do in Melong

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls ©
Ekom-Nkam Waterfalls

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Foumban, Cameroon

Foumban
Foumban or Fumban is a city in Cameroon, lying north east of Bafoussam. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La mosquee de Foumban and then admire the landmark architecture of Foumban Royal Palace & Museum.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Foumban trip maker website.

You can drive from Melong to Foumban in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bamenda.

Things to do in Foumban

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
Foumban Royal Palace & Museum
La mosquee de Foumban ©
La mosquee de Foumban

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Bamenda, Cameroon

Bamenda ©

Gateway to the North West

Comprised of seven amalgamated villages, Bamenda blankets the rolling hills of the northwest.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Presbyterian Handicraft Center, then examine the collection at Mankon Museum, then take a memorable drive along Bamenda Ring Road, and finally contemplate the long history of Fon's Palace.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bamenda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Foumban to Bamenda takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Douala.

Things to do in Bamenda

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Fon's Palace ©
Fon's Palace
Bamenda Ring Road ©
Bamenda Ring Road
Mankon Museum ©
Mankon Museum

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Douala, Cameroon

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
On the 15th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Doual'Art, take in the exciting artwork at Marche des Fleurs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, then appreciate the history behind Le Monument aux Morts, then explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Maritime de Douala, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Fun Center. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Marche Artisanal de Douala, then stop by La Nouvelle Liberte, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Edea Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Douala trip planner.

You can drive from Bamenda to Douala in 5 hours. January in Douala sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Yaounde.

Things to do in Douala

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Doual'Art ©
Doual'Art
Musee Maritime de Douala ©
Musee Maritime de Douala
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret and Caves Akok Bekoe. Get some cultural insight at cathedrale de la paix, North 10, Yaunde, Camerun and Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lamido Grand Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres, walk around Bois Sainte Anastasie, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mefou National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yaounde trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Douala to Yaounde in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yaounde when traveling from Douala in January, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bangui.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ecopark ©
Ecopark
Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret ©

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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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Marche Central (Central Market) and then explore the galleries of Musee de Boganda (Boganda Museum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Oubangui River, take a stroll through K-Cinq (Km-5 Intersection), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bangui trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Yaounde to Bangui takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Yaounde in January, expect nights in Bangui to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Boali.

Things to do in Bangui

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Marche Central (Central Market) ©
Marche Central (Central Market)
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral
Oubangui River ©
Oubangui River

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Boali, Central African Republic

Boali ©
Boali is a town located in the Central African Republic prefecture of Ombella-M'Poko.Boali is located on National Highway 1 (RN1), about 100 km northwest of the national capital, Bangui. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll through Les Chutes de Boali.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Boali travel route planning app.

Drive from Bangui to Boali in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Boali are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bayanga.

Things to do in Boali

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Les Chutes de Boali ©
Les Chutes de Boali

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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, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bayanga day trip site.

Getting from Boali to Bayanga by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to N'Djamena.

Things to do in Bayanga

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve ©
Dzanga-Sangha Reserve

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N'Djamena, Chad

N'Djamena ©
Chad's capital and largest city, N'Djamena serves as the main port on the Chari River, and a hub for livestock, grain, and salt.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musée National du Tchad and Avenue Charles de Gaulle. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque N'Djamena.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our N'Djamena holiday planning tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Bayanga to N'Djamena in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. January in N'Djamena sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pointe Noire.

Things to do in N'Djamena

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mosque N'Djamena ©
Grand Mosque N'Djamena
Musée National du Tchad ©
Musée National du Tchad
Avenue Charles de Gaulle ©
Avenue Charles de Gaulle

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Pointe Noire ©
The second largest city of Congo, coastal Pointe-Noire has rapidly grown into a metropolitan area in past decades, rising to become the main commercial center of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): head outdoors with Gorges of Diosso and then kick back and relax at Cote Sauvage.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pointe Noire travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from N'Djamena to Pointe Noire takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from N'Djamena in January since evenings lows in Pointe Noire dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Brazzaville.

Things to do in Pointe Noire

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Gorges of Diosso ©
Gorges of Diosso

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the galleries of Musee National du Congo (National Museum of Congo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then explore and take pictures at Basilique St. Anne. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve Naturelle de Gorilles de Lesio-Louna-Lefini and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale du Sacre-Ceour de Brazzaville.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brazzaville road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Brazzaville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for South Kivu Province.

Things to do in Brazzaville

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique St. Anne ©
Basilique St. Anne
Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque

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South Kivu Province ©
One of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's 26 provinces, South Kivu is not a highly frequented tourist destination, but for the well-seasoned traveler it offers a few hidden gems scattered within its territory.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kahuzi-Biega National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our South Kivu Province itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Brazzaville to South Kivu Province in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brazzaville to South Kivu Province is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Goma.

Things to do in South Kivu Province

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kahuzi-Biega National Park ©
Kahuzi-Biega National Park

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Goma ©
Nestled between two opposites--a lake and a volcano--Goma represents an adventurous vacation spot.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nyiragongo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kivu.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Goma itinerary website.

You can fly from South Kivu Province to Goma in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in February, and nighttime lows around 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Kisantu.

Things to do in Goma

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nyiragongo ©
Mount Nyiragongo
Lake Kivu ©
Lake Kivu

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Kisantu ©
Kisantu, also known as Inkisi, is a town in the western Democratic Republic of Congo, lying south west of Kinshasa, on the Inkisi River. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Kisantu.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kisantu online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Goma to Kisantu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Goma in February: highs in Kisantu hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Kinshasa.

Things to do in Kisantu

Parks
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Botanique de Kisantu ©
Jardin Botanique de Kisantu

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Kinshasa ©
In a city bubbling with life, a Kinshasa vacation offers a non-stop immersion into African culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Musée de Kinshasa & Académie des Beaux-Arts, look for all kinds of wild species at Lola ya Bonobo, then whizz through the canopy at Africa Park Adventure, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Ma Vallée. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise CBFC-Gombe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Sainte Anne, get outside with Cercle de Kinshasa, then get a taste of the local shopping with Academie des Beaux-Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame Du Congo, and finally walk around Congoloisirs-La Sallle.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kinshasa trip site.

Traveling by car from Kisantu to Kinshasa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Kinshasa, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malabo.

Things to do in Kinshasa

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Africa Park Adventure ©
Africa Park Adventure
Lola ya Bonobo ©
Lola ya Bonobo
Lac Ma Vallée ©
Lac Ma Vallée

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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Malabo ©
The oldest city in Equatorial Guinea, regional capital Malabo represents a monument to Spanish colonial architecture, mingled with modern buildings commissioned since decolonization.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through The Malabo National Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Isabel. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to La Casa Verde, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Fernando, get your bearings at Centro Cultural de Espana en Malabo, then stroll through Arena Blanca, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Basile.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Malabo road trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Kinshasa to Malabo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February in Malabo, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bata.

Things to do in Malabo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pico Basile ©
Pico Basile
Catedral de Santa Isabel ©
Catedral de Santa Isabel
La Casa Verde ©
La Casa Verde

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Bata, Equatorial Guinea

Bata
Bata is a port city in the Litoral Province of Equatorial Guinea. On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bata Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bata trip planner.

You can fly from Malabo to Bata in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. February in Bata sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Libreville.

Things to do in Bata

Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hassane II Mosque, browse the exhibits of Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), then get a taste of the local shopping with Les Chocolats Gabonais de Julie, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Marie Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Pointe-Denis Beach and then stroll through Akanda National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Libreville trip maker app.

Getting from Bata to Libreville by car takes about 11 hours. In February in Libreville, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hassane II Mosque ©
Hassane II Mosque
Akanda National Park ©
Akanda National Park
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville

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Port Gentil, Gabon

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Gentil online driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Libreville to Port Gentil in 5 hours. In February in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Lambarene.

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:

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Lambarene, Gabon

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum Albert Schweitzer.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Lambarene trip maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Port Gentil to Lambarene in 10 hours. In February in Lambarene, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 75°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Lambarene

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer

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Lope Wildlife Reserve, Gabon

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
On the 20th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Reserve de la Lope.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lope Wildlife Reserve route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Lambarene to Lope Wildlife Reserve takes 11.5 hours. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ilheu Das Rolas.

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

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Ilheu Das Rolas ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Marco do Equador and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Jale.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ilheu Das Rolas trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Ilheu Das Rolas in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Ilheu Das Rolas due to the time zone difference. In February in Ilheu Das Rolas, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 76°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Ilheu Das Rolas

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Praia Jale ©
Praia Jale

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Porto Alegre ©
Porto Alegre is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. On the 25th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Ilheu das Rolas.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Porto Alegre day trip site.

Porto Alegre is very close to Ilheu Das Rolas. In February, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Sao Tome.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Nature · Parks
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Ilheu das Rolas ©
Ilheu das Rolas

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Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome ©
São Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the nation's largest town. On the 26th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Bombaim Waterfalls, explore and take pictures at Lagoa Amelia, then see some colorful creatures with Snorkeling Sao Tome e Principe, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum, steep yourself in history at Forte De Sao Sebastiao, then ponder the world of politics at Palacio do Povo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Se Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Graca de Sao Tome, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata de Sao Nicolau.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Tome online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Porto Alegre to Sao Tome takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in February, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Principe.

Things to do in Sao Tome

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal ©
Museu do Mar e da Pesca Artesanal
Lagoa Amelia ©
Lagoa Amelia

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Principe, Sao Tome and Principe

Principe ©
Life slows down in Principe, and visitors appreciate the laid-back vibe.
On the 28th (Sun), cast your line with Makaira Adventure and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Principe trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Sao Tome to Principe by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Principe

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Banana Beach ©
Banana Beach

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