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15 days in Republic of the Congo Itinerary
Fly: 10h 15min
Pointe Noire— 7 nights
Fly: 1h 15min
Brazzaville— 6 nights
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The second largest city of Congo, coastal Pointe-Noire has rapidly grown into a metropolitan area in past decades, rising to become the main commercial center of the country.Pointe Noire is known for beaches, outdoors, historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cote Sauvage, get outside with Gorges of Diosso, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and browse the exhibits of Ma-Loango Regional Museum.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pointe Noire trip itinerary planning app .
Tunis, Tunisia to Pointe Noire is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, Pointe Noire is slightly colder than Tunis - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. You will leave for Brazzaville on the 9th (Sun).
Things to do in Pointe Noire
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Located on the River Congo, Brazzaville is a city divided between industrialism--thanks to the river--and cultural attractions, which come to life through multiple festivals, galleries, museums, and art schools, like the Poto-Poto painting school.Change things up with a short trip to Loufoulakari Falls in Pool Department (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique St. Anne, browse the exhibits of Musee National du Congo (National Museum of Congo), steep yourself in history at Charles de Gaulle House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Sacre-Ceour de Brazzaville.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brazzaville travel route planning site .
Fly from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Pointe Noire, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Brazzaville, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off tohome.
Things to do in Brazzaville
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Highlights from your plan
16 days in Republic of the Congo BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 44 days in Republic of the Congo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Republic of the Congo BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium