8 days in Gabon & Cameroon Itinerary

8 days in Gabon & Cameroon Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
Drive + Fly:  26 h
1
Libreville, Gabon
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Douala, Cameroon
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  26 h
End: New York City, United States


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2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, browse the exhibits of Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), get a taste of the local shopping with Les Chocolats Gabonais de Julie, thenhead outdoors with Pointe-Denis Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Marie Cathedral. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-dame de Lourdes and then try your luck at Casino Croisette.

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New York City, USA to Libreville is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from New York City to Libreville, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Libreville are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Douala.

Things to do in Libreville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos
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Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville

3
nights
Douala, Cameroon

Douala ©
Cameroon's largest city and capital, Douala prides itself on its busy, commercial, and business-centric way of life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Douala: Mount Cameroon (in Buea) and Limbe (Limbe Botanic Garden, Limbe Wildlife Centre, &more). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Marche des Fleurs, get a taste of the local shopping with Doual'Art, visit La Nouvelle Liberte, and appreciate the history behind Le Monument aux Morts.

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Traveling by flight from Libreville to Douala takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Douala are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Douala

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Limbe, Mount Cameroon
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Mount Cameroon ©
Mount Cameroon
Limbe Botanic Garden ©
Limbe Botanic Garden
Limbe Wildlife Centre ©
Limbe Wildlife Centre