23 days in Gabon Itinerary

23 days in Gabon Itinerary

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23 days in Gabon Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Libreville
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Port Gentil
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Omboue
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Ogooue-Ivindo Province
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Oyem
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Lambarene
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Cape Town

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), then shop like a local with Marche du Mont-Bouet, and finally kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach. On your second day here, try your luck at Casino Croisette, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Marie Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-dame de Lourdes.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Libreville trip planning tool .

Cape Town, South Africa to Libreville is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Libreville. When traveling from Cape Town in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Libreville: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Gentil.

Things to do in Libreville

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

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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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Louis.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Gentil online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Libreville to Port Gentil by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. In June in Port Gentil, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Omboue.

Things to do in Port Gentil

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.

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Explore your travel options from Port Gentil to Omboue with the Route module. You'll set off for Ogooue-Ivindo Province on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Omboue

Historic Sites
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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 find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ogooue-Ivindo Province trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Omboue to Ogooue-Ivindo Province. In June in Ogooue-Ivindo Province, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for Oyem on the 25th (Thu).

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Nature Parks
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Ivindo National Park ©
Ivindo National Park

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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 landmark architecture of Diocese d'Oyem.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Oyem online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ogooue-Ivindo Province to Oyem. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Lambarene on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Oyem

Historic Sites
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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: get engrossed in the history at Museum Albert Schweitzer.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lambarene trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Oyem to Lambarene in 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Lambarene

Museums
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Museum Albert Schweitzer ©
Museum Albert Schweitzer