29 days in Africa Itinerary

29 days in Africa Itinerary

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29 days in Africa Itinerary

Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  26​h
Luanda, Angola
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Libreville, Gabon
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Yaounde, Cameroon
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Bangui, Central African Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
Vancouver, Canada

4
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu da Moeda and Palacio de Ferro. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Fortaleza de Sao Miguel, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, make a trip to Mausoleum of Agostinho Neto, and get outside with Cabo Ledo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luanda travel itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Luanda is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Western African Time is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vancouver in July since evenings lows in Luanda dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brazzaville.

Things to do in Luanda

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature
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Fortaleza de Sao Miguel ©
Fortaleza de Sao Miguel
Cabo Ledo ©
Cabo Ledo
Miradouro da Lua ©
Miradouro da Lua

3
days
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique St. Anne and Musee National du Congo (National Museum of Congo). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Loufoulakari Falls, don't miss a visit to Charles de Gaulle House, stroll through Reserve de Lesio Louna, and examine the collection at Ma-Loango Regional Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brazzaville road trip planning website .

Fly from Luanda to Brazzaville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Luanda in July, expect nights in Brazzaville to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Pointe Noire.

Things to do in Brazzaville

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Ma-Loango Regional Museum, Loufoulakari Falls
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Basilique St. Anne ©
Basilique St. Anne
Ma-Loango Regional Museum ©
Ma-Loango Regional Museum

2
days
Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo

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.
On the 9th (Mon), head outdoors with Gorges of Diosso. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cote Sauvage.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pointe Noire trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Brazzaville to Pointe Noire takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pointe Noire are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Libreville.

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#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Gorges of Diosso ©
Gorges of Diosso
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

4
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Notre-dame de Lourdes and Casino Croisette. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, admire the landmark architecture of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, and ponder the world of politics at Cour Constitutionnelle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Libreville trip planner.

Getting from Pointe Noire to Libreville by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Libreville when traveling from Pointe Noire in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Tome.

Things to do in Libreville

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Casinos

Side Trip

Reserve de la Lope
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Cathedrale Saint Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint Pierre
Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

4
days
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. Explore hidden gems such as Pico de Sao Tome and Praia Micondo. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata de Sao Nicolau, step off the mainland to explore Ilheu das Rolas, and explore the striking landscape at Pico Cao Grande.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Sao Tome day trip planning site .

You can fly from Libreville to Sao Tome in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western African Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Sao Tome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Malabo.

Things to do in Sao Tome

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Pico de Sao Tome, Ilheu das Rolas
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Pico Cao Grande ©
Pico Cao Grande
Pico de Sao Tome ©
Pico de Sao Tome
National Museum ©
National Museum

2
days
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.
On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Isabel, then browse the collection at Centro Cultural de Espana en Malabo, and then admire all the interesting features of Nuevo Estadio de Malabo.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Malabo trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sao Tome to Malabo in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Western African Time is 1 hour. In July in Malabo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Yaounde on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Malabo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Arena Blanca
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Catedral de Santa Isabel ©
Catedral de Santa Isabel
Nuevo Estadio de Malabo ©
Nuevo Estadio de Malabo
La Casa Verde ©
La Casa Verde

4
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe and Monument de la Reunification. Spend the 23rd (Mon) among the fascinating landscape of Mount Cameroon. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mefou National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Centrale, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres, and get engrossed in the history at Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yaounde online road trip planner .

You can fly from Malabo to Yaounde in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Malabo in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yaounde, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Bangui.

Things to do in Yaounde

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Cameroon, Dja Faunal Reserve
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Mefou National Park ©
Mefou National Park
Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon
Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve

3
days
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral and Les Chutes de Boali (Boali Waterfalls). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Bamingui-Bangoran National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Oubangui River, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Big Mosque, examine the collection at Musee de Boganda (Boganda Museum), and wander the streets of K-Cinq (Km-5 Intersection).

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangui road trip planner.

Getting from Yaounde to Bangui by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yaounde in July: highs in Bangui hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangui

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bamingui-Bangoran National Park, Les Chutes de Boali (Boali Waterfalls), Oubangui River
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Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral ©
Notre-Dame of Bangui Cathedral
Oubangui River ©
Oubangui River

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