16 days in Gabon Itinerary

16 days in Gabon Itinerary

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Start: Libreville
1
Libreville
— 7 nights
Ferry:  4 h
2
Port Gentil
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Lambarene
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Lope Wildlife Reserve
— 4 nights
Train:  6 h 15 min
End: Libreville

7
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stade d'Angondje, Marche du Mont-Bouet, Village des Artisans, and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hassane II Mosque and Akanda National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedrale Saint Pierre and L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville. Spend the 6th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Pongara National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, try your luck at Casino Croisette, admire the landmark architecture of Institut francais, and ponder the world of politics at Palais Presidentiel.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Libreville tour itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Gentil.

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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
Hassane II Mosque ©
Hassane II Mosque
Akanda National Park ©
Akanda National Park

2
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Port Gentil

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

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Port Gentil trip website.

Getting from Libreville to Port Gentil by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. In May in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lambarene.

Things to do in Port Gentil

Historic Sites
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night
Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. On the 10th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Museum Albert Schweitzer.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lambarene trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Port Gentil to Lambarene in 4.5 hours. May in Lambarene sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Lope Wildlife Reserve.

Things to do in Lambarene

Museums
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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer

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nights
Lope Wildlife Reserve

Lope Wildlife Reserve ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ivindo National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lope Wildlife Reserve trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lambarene to Lope Wildlife Reserve with the Route module. You will leave for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Lope Wildlife Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature

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Ivindo National Park
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Ivindo National Park ©
Ivindo National Park
Reserve de la Lope ©
Reserve de la Lope