30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Abuja, Nigeria
— 4 nights
2
Lagos, Nigeria
— 4 nights
3
Lome, Togo
— 2 nights
4
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
— 3 nights
5
Dakar, Senegal
— 5 nights
6
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
— 2 nights
7
Kumasi, Ghana
— 4 nights
8
Accra, Ghana
— 4 nights

4
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.
Abuja is known for shopping, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Abuja National Mosque, buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Towers Abuja Mall, explore the world behind art at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at An Noor Mosque.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Abuja trip itinerary builder site.

New Delhi, India to Abuja is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to West Africa Standard Time (WAT), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Abuja reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Abuja

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Abuja Arts & Crafts Village ©
Abuja Arts & Crafts Village
Abuja National Mosque ©
Abuja National Mosque
Bature Brewery ©
Bature Brewery

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Lekki (LSP Paintball & The Henna Place). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Ikeja City Mall, see the interesting displays at Kalakuta Republic Museum, explore the galleries of Ovuomaroro Studio and Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lagos online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Abuja to Lagos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Lome.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lekki
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Ikeja City Mall ©
Ikeja City Mall
Freedom Park Lagos ©
Freedom Park Lagos
The Cathedral Church of Christ ©
The Cathedral Church of Christ

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lome Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Independance, and finally contemplate the long history of Tamberma Villages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee International du Golfe de Guinee, browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Marche, thenget a taste of the local shopping with La Civette, thenponder the world of politics at Palais des Congres, and finally get outside with Lome Beach(Plage de sable fin de Lome).

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Traveling by flight from Lagos to Lome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Lome. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abidjan.

Things to do in Lome

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches
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Lome Cathedral ©
Lome Cathedral
Tamberma Villages ©
Tamberma Villages
La Civette ©
La Civette

3
nights
Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Abidjan ©
As Cote d'Ivoire's largest city and economic hub, Abidjan boasts the reputation of West Africa's party capital, while its rich culture remains evident in its numerous film festivals and a booming music scene.
Explore Abidjan's surroundings by going to Grand Bassam (Maison Varlet & Musee National des Costumes). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, stop by The Plateau, and stop by CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Abidjan journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lome to Abidjan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Abidjan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Abidjan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Dream Zone Virtual Reality ©
Dream Zone Virtual Reality
Banco National Park ©
Banco National Park

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dakar: Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island), Reserve De Bandia (in Saly) and Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of the Divinity, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagune de la Somone, and appreciate the history behind Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dakar trip builder site.

Fly from Abidjan to Dakar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Abidjan in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dakar: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Ouagadougou.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, Reserve De Bandia, Lagune de la Somone, Museo de la Tapiceria, Plage Popenguine
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

2
nights
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, walk around Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo, and then pause for some photo ops at statue of Sembene Ousmane. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Ouagadougou, hunt for treasures at Ouagadougou Markets, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and finally enjoy some diversion at Fespaco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Dakar to Ouagadougou in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dakar in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Ouagadougou. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Cathedral of Ouagadougou ©
Cathedral of Ouagadougou
Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium

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nights
Kumasi, Ghana

Kumasi ©
A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
Kumasi is known for museums, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall, and see the interesting displays at Prempeh II Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kumasi trip planning site.

Fly from Ouagadougou to Kumasi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Ouagadougou in August, expect nights in Kumasi to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Accra.

Things to do in Kumasi

Shopping Museums Fun & Games
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Kejetia Market ©
Kejetia Market
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral
Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall

4
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Accra, Ghana

Accra ©
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Accra is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bojo Beach, appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, browse the different shops at Accra Mall, and kick back and relax at Labadi Pleasure Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Accra road trip planning app.

Fly from Kumasi to Accra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Accra

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Legon Botanical Gardens
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Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Bojo Beach ©
Bojo Beach
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park

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