44 days in Gabon Itinerary

44 days in Gabon Itinerary

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44 days in Gabon Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  27​h
1
Libreville
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Port Gentil
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Omboue
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Lambarene
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Ogooue-Ivindo Province
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Oyem
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Seattle

7
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 discover tucked-away gems like Hassane II Mosque and Cour Constitutionnelle. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedrale Saint Pierre and Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pongara National Park, kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, try to win big at Casino Croisette, and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-dame de Lourdes.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Libreville online trip itinerary planner .

Seattle, USA to Libreville is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Western African Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in April, with highs in Libreville at 86°F and lows at 75°F. You will leave for Port Gentil on the 8th (Wed).

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Hassane II Mosque ©
Hassane II Mosque
Cathedrale Saint Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint Pierre
Pongara National Park ©
Pongara National Park

6
nights
Port Gentil

Port Gentil
Port-Gentil or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Port Gentil is known for historic sites and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Gentil trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Libreville to Port Gentil in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Port Gentil can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Omboue.

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Historic Sites
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nights
Omboue

Omboue
Omboué is a town located in Ogooué-Maritime province, Gabon.GeographyIt is the departmental capital of Etimboué Department. Omboue is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sainte-Anne du Fernand Vaz.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Omboue travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Gentil to Omboue with the Route module. You'll set off for Lambarene on the 20th (Mon).

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Historic Sites
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7
nights
Lambarene

Lambarene ©
Lambaréné is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooué in Gabon. Lambarene is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museum Albert Schweitzer.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lambarene online visit planner .

Getting from Omboue to Lambarene by car takes about 6 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Lambarene can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 27th (Mon), you're off toOgooue-Ivindo Province.

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Museums
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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer

7
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Ogooue-Ivindo Province

Ogooue-Ivindo Province ©
The Ogooué-Ivindo province is the northeastern-most of the nine provinces of Gabon. Ogooue-Ivindo Province is known for wildlife and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ivindo National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ogooue-Ivindo Province day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Lambarene to Ogooue-Ivindo Province with the Route module. In April, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. You'll set off for Oyem on the 4th (Mon).

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Ivindo National Park ©
Ivindo National Park

8
nights
Oyem

Oyem
Oyem is the capital of Woleu-Ntem province in northern Gabon, lying on the N2 road and the River Ntem.GeographyThe town lies on a plateau at an elevation of about 3000ft. Oyem is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Diocese d'Oyem.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oyem trip builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ogooue-Ivindo Province to Oyem. In May in Oyem, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Oyem

Historic Sites
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