10 days in Gabon Itinerary

10 days in Gabon Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Libreville
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Port Gentil
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Omboue
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Lope Wildlife Reserve
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Lambarene
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Libreville

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.
Visiting Pointe-Denis Beach and Akanda National Park will get you outdoors. L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville and Notre-dame de Lourdes will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), admire the striking features of Institut francais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Pierre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Marie Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Libreville route builder tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Libreville is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, things will get much warmer in Libreville: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville

1
night
Port Gentil

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Gentil day trip planner.

You can fly from Libreville to Port Gentil in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Port Gentil are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Omboue.

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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1
night
Omboue

Omboue
Omboué is a town located in Ogooué-Maritime province, Gabon.GeographyIt is the departmental capital of Etimboué Department. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the striking features of Sainte-Anne du Fernand Vaz.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Omboue trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Gentil to Omboue. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Omboue

Historic Sites
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night
Lope Wildlife Reserve

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve de la Lope.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lope Wildlife Reserve vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Omboue to Lope Wildlife Reserve. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lambarene.

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

Wildlife Parks
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Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

2
nights
Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum Albert Schweitzer.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lambarene trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Lambarene. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lambarene

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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer