16 days in Gabon Itinerary

16 days in Gabon Itinerary

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1
Libreville
— 7 nights
2
Port Gentil
— 2 nights
3
Lambarene
— 1 night
4
Lope Wildlife Reserve
— 4 nights

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.
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 Notre-dame de Lourdes. 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.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, 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 °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

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

2
nights
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.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Gentil trip website.

Getting from Libreville to Port Gentil by ferry takes about 5 hours. In May in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °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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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 find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lambarene trip planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Port Gentil to Lambarene in 10 hours. May in Lambarene sees daily highs of °F and lows of °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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Lope Wildlife Reserve

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

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lope Wildlife Reserve trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Lambarene to Lope Wildlife Reserve in 11.5 hours. 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