14 days in Africa Itinerary

14 days in Africa Itinerary

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14 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Boracay, Philippines
Drive + Fly:  36​h
1
Lome, Togo
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  2​h
3
Dakar, Senegal
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Banjul, Gambia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Santa Maria, Cape Verde
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Boa Vista, Cape Verde
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  36​h
End: Boracay, Philippines

1
night
Lome, Togo

Lome ©
Sometimes called the Pearl of West Africa, Lome contains a cheerful spirit shown through its bustling street markets where both locals and visitors meet on a regular basis.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Place Des Martyrs, then contemplate the long history of Tamberma Villages, and then enjoy some diversion at Club Hippique du Togo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee International du Golfe de Guinee, make a trip to Monument de l'Independance, look for gifts at La Civette, then hunt for treasures at Grand Marche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lome Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lome trip itinerary website .

Boracay, Philippines to Lome is an approximately 36-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Boracay to Lome. In September in Lome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bissau.

Things to do in Lome

Shopping Fun & Games Historic Sites
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La Civette ©
La Civette
Tamberma Villages ©
Tamberma Villages
Monument de l'Independance ©
Monument de l'Independance

1
day
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Bissau ©
Looking out from the Geba River across the Atlantic Ocean, the little-known capital of Bissau offers the authentic experience of a West African fishing port.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the striking features of Presidential Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Catolica da Bissau, then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Centro Artistico Juvenil.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Bissau trip website .

You can fly from Lome to Bissau in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. September in Bissau sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Bissau

Historic Sites Shopping
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Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura ©
Fortaleza de Sao Jose da Amura
Presidential Palace ©
Presidential Palace

2
nights
Dakar, Senegal

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, don't miss a visit to Village des Arts, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Virage, and finally pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lago Rosa, steep yourself in history at Dakar Railway Station, and then examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dakar planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Bissau to Dakar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Dakar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Banjul.

Things to do in Dakar

Outdoors Museums Parks
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

1
night
Banjul, Gambia

Banjul ©
Banjul, officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of The Gambia and is in a division of the same name. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Abuko Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bijilo Forest Park, and then stroll through Katchikally Crocodile Pool.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Banjul journey site .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Dakar to Banjul in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Banjul are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Banjul

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Katchikally Crocodile Pool
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Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Abuko Nature Reserve ©
Abuko Nature Reserve
Bijilo Forest Park
Bijilo Forest Park

4
nights
Santa Maria, Cape Verde

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde which has recently became a fishing and touristic city. Santa Maria is known for beaches, wildlife, adventure, parks, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Maria, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, cast your line with a fishing tour, and don't miss a visit to Pedra Lume Salt Crater.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Maria trip planner.

Fly from Banjul to Santa Maria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banjul to Santa Maria. In September, daytime highs in Santa Maria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ilha do Sal
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Praia de Santa Maria ©
Praia de Santa Maria
Buracona ©
Buracona
Salinas de Pedra de Lume ©
Salinas de Pedra de Lume

1
night
Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Boa Vista ©
Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): look for gifts at Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop, then explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Chaves, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Mónica.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Maria to Boa Vista in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves
Deserto de Viana ©
Deserto de Viana

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