16 days in Africa Itinerary

16 days in Africa Itinerary

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16 days in Africa Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Abuja, Nigeria
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Osogbo, Nigeria
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Lagos, Nigeria
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Libreville, Gabon
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yaounde, Cameroon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Somalomo, Cameroon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Stockholm, Sweden

3
nights
Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gurara Waterfalls and Spas. Museum-lovers will appreciate Thought Pyramid Art Centre and Nike Art Gallery. Step out of Abuja with an excursion to Zuma Rock in Madalla--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque, browse the different shops at Jabi Lake Mall, and look for gifts at Abuja Arts & Crafts Village.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Abuja trip itinerary planning website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Abuja is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Abuja are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Osogbo.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gurara Waterfalls, Zuma Rock
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Nike Art Gallery ©
Nike Art Gallery
Zuma Rock ©
Zuma Rock
An Noor Mosque ©
An Noor Mosque

1
night
Osogbo, Nigeria

Osogbo ©
Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Nike Art Centre and then contemplate the long history of Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Osogbo online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Abuja to Osogbo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Osogbo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove ©
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

3
nights
Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos ©
Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Get outdoors at Tarkwa Bay Beach and Elegushi Beach. For shopping fun, head to Red Door Art Gallery or The Henna Place. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lekki Conservation Centre, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, appreciate the history behind The Eyo of Eko Statue, and stroll around Freedom Park.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Lagos road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Osogbo to Lagos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Malabo.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The Henna Place
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Lekki Conservation Centre ©
Lekki Conservation Centre
Tarkwa Bay Beach ©
Tarkwa Bay Beach
Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park

1
night
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Malabo ©
The oldest city in Equatorial Guinea, regional capital Malabo represents a monument to Spanish colonial architecture, mingled with modern buildings commissioned since decolonization.
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Isabel, then don't miss a visit to La Casa Verde, and then explore the striking landscape of The Malabo National Park.

Plan trip to Malabo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Lagos to Malabo in 2 hours. In June in Malabo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Libreville.

Things to do in Malabo

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Santa Isabel ©
Catedral de Santa Isabel
La Casa Verde ©
La Casa Verde

2
nights
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 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St Marie Cathedral, stroll through Pointe-Denis Beach, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), and finally look for gifts at Les Chocolats Gabonais de Julie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hassane II Mosque and then explore the striking landscape of Akanda National Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Libreville road trip tool .

Fly from Malabo to Libreville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. June in Libreville sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Yaounde.

Things to do in Libreville

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach
Hassane II Mosque ©
Hassane II Mosque
Akanda National Park ©
Akanda National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Museum of Yaounde (Le Musee National de Yaounde), then admire the masterpieces at Benedictine Museum of Mont-Febe, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Ethnographique des Peuples de la Foret, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument de la Reunification. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of cathedrale de la paix, North 10, Yaunde, Camerun and then stroll through Mefou National Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yaounde trip website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Libreville to Yaounde in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Libreville in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Yaounde, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Somalomo.

Things to do in Yaounde

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Somalomo, Cameroon

Somalomo ©
Somalomo is a town and commune in Cameroon.On October 5, 1992 President Biya of Cameroon signed the decree No. On the 15th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dja Faunal Reserve.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Somalomo trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yaounde to Somalomo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Somalomo

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dja Faunal Reserve ©
Dja Faunal Reserve

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