15 days in Gabon Itinerary

15 days in Gabon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  28 h
1
Libreville
— 6 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
+2
Train + Drive + Bus:  3 h
5
Lambarene
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: San Francisco

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hassane II Mosque and Akanda National Park. Visit Cathedrale Saint Pierre and St Marie Cathedral for their historical value. Spend the 8th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Pongara National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, make a trip to Memorial Leon Mba, try to win big at Casino Croisette, and admire the striking features of Institut francais.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Libreville online travel route builder.

San Francisco, USA to Libreville is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Libreville, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Libreville at 83°F and lows at 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
Hassane II Mosque ©
Hassane II Mosque
Cathedrale Saint Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint Pierre

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Port Gentil

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Gentil road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Libreville to Port Gentil takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Omboue.

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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Omboue

Omboue
Omboué is a town located in Ogooué-Maritime province, Gabon.GeographyIt is the departmental capital of Etimboué Department. On the 10th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Anne du Fernand Vaz.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Omboue day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Gentil to Omboue. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Omboue

Historic Sites
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Lope Wildlife Reserve

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
On the 11th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Reserve de la Lope.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lope Wildlife Reserve trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Omboue to Lope Wildlife Reserve. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lambarene.

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

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Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope

3
nights
Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museum Albert Schweitzer.

Make your Lambarene itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Lope Wildlife Reserve to Lambarene by combination of train and bus takes about 11.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lambarene are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Lambarene

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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer