21 days in Africa Itinerary

21 days in Africa Itinerary

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Abuja, Nigeria
— 3 nights
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Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
— 3 nights
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Lome, Togo
— 3 nights
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Douala, Cameroon
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Niamey, Niger
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Abuja, Nigeria — 3 nights

The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Abuja is known for shopping, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Abuja Arts & Crafts Village, buy something for everyone on your list at Dunes, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Abuja trip itinerary maker tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Abuja is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Abuja due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: highs in Abuja hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Lagos.
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Shopping · Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
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Lagos, Nigeria — 2 nights

Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
On the 18th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Ogirikan Art Gallery, then explore the galleries of Nike Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lekki Conservation Centre, and finally admire all the interesting features of Freedom Park Lagos.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lagos trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Abuja to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Lagos are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Abidjan.
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast — 3 nights

Paris of Africa

As Cote d'Ivoire's largest city and economic hub, Abidjan boasts the reputation of West Africa's party capital, while its rich culture remains evident in its numerous film festivals and a booming music scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Musee National des Costumes in Grand Bassam (about 58 minutes away). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Banco National Park. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, browse the different shops at PlaYce-Marcory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take a stroll through The Plateau.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Abidjan road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Abidjan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Abidjan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Lome.
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Lome, Togo — 3 nights

The Pearl of West Africa

Sometimes called the Pearl of West Africa, Lome contains a cheerful spirit shown through its bustling street markets where both locals and visitors meet on a regular basis.
Lome is known for shopping, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Tamberma Villages, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, hunt for treasures at Grand Marche, and examine the collection at Musee International du Golfe de Guinee.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lome online attractions planner.

Fly from Abidjan to Lome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to Douala.
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Douala, Cameroon — 3 nights

Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Step out of Douala with an excursion to Mount Cameroon in Buea--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Musee Maritime de Douala, make a trip to La Nouvelle Liberte, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Artisanal de Douala, and get a taste of the local shopping with Doual'Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Douala online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lome to Douala in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lome to Douala. In June, daytime highs in Douala are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You will leave for Niamey on the 29th (Wed).
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Niamey, Niger — 2 nights

The capital and largest city of Niger, Niamey serves as an administrative, cultural, and economic center on the Niger River.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Cite Caisse, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Niamey Grand Mosque. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ferme Youyou and then browse the exhibits of National Museum of Niger (Musee National du Niger).

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You can fly from Douala to Niamey in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Douala in June; daily highs in Niamey reach 44°C and lows reach 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
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