10 days in Gabon & Cameroon Itinerary

10 days in Gabon & Cameroon Itinerary

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10 days in Gabon & Cameroon Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Libreville, Gabon
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yaounde, Cameroon
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Kribi, Cameroon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Douala, Cameroon
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Cape Town, South Africa


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1
night
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.
On the 31st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), admire all the interesting features of Stade d'Angondje, then kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-dame de Lourdes, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Marie Cathedral, and then try your luck at Casino Croisette.

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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. Traveling from Cape Town in October, you will find days in Libreville are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yaounde.

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2
nights
Yaounde, Cameroon

Yaounde ©
Taking a central place in the country of Cameroon, the capital of Yaounde represents a hub for expats, foreign embassies, and trading.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Marie-Reine-des-Apotres, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mefou National Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosquee Centrale, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Bois Sainte Anastasie, then explore the world behind art at Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde), and finally appreciate the history behind Monument de la Reunification.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yaounde online itinerary planner .

Getting from Libreville to Yaounde by combination of flight and car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Libreville in November, Yaounde is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kribi.

Things to do in Yaounde

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Mefou National Park ©
Mefou National Park
Bois Sainte Anastasie ©
Bois Sainte Anastasie

1
night
Kribi, Cameroon

Kribi ©
The town of Kribi supports about 55,000 people and offers some of Cameroon's best stretches of sand, plus a lively port and central market.
On the 4th (Wed), get outside with Plage de Grand Batanga, admire the sheer force of Chutes de la Lobe, and then make a trip to Londji village des pecheurs.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kribi itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Yaounde to Kribi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Douala.

Things to do in Kribi

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Chutes de la Lobe ©
Chutes de la Lobe
Plage de Grand Batanga ©
Plage de Grand Batanga
Londji village des pecheurs ©
Londji village des pecheurs

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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: Limbe (Limbe Botanic Garden, Limbe Wildlife Centre, & more) and Mount Cameroon (in Buea). It doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Marche des Fleurs.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Douala holiday site .

You can drive from Kribi to Douala in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Douala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Douala

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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