30 days in Africa Itinerary

30 days in Africa Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  22 h
1
Abuja, Nigeria
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Lagos, Nigeria
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Lome, Togo
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
4
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Dakar, Senegal
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Kumasi, Ghana
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
8
Accra, Ghana
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India

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, browse the different shops at Grand Towers Abuja Mall, explore the world behind art at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, and explore the activities along Jabi Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Abuja tour website.

New Delhi, India to Abuja is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Abuja is minus 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Abuja reach 32°C and lows reach 26°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 Lagos' surroundings by going to Lekki (LSP Paintball & The Henna Place). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ikeja City Mall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Lekki Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of Christ, and kick back and relax at Tarkwa Bay Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lagos road trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Abuja to Lagos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Lome.

Things to do in Lagos

Shopping Parks Outdoors

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, then pause 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, then get a taste of the local shopping with La Civette, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Congres, and finally get outside with Lome Beach(Plage de sable fin de Lome).

Plan a Lome trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Lome takes 1.5 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 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Abidjan.

Things to do in Lome

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Grand Marche ©
Grand Marche
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 much more to do: make a trip to St. Paul's Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Dream Zone Virtual Reality, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee du Plateau, and buy something for everyone on your list at PlaYce-Marcory.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Abidjan trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lome to Abidjan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Abidjan can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Abidjan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Grand Bassam
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CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville ©
CAVA - Centre Artisanal de la Ville
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Dream Zone Virtual Reality ©
Dream Zone Virtual Reality

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: Reserve De Bandia (in Saly), Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island) 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, make a trip to Lago Rosa, and appreciate the history behind Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dakar trip builder site.

Do a combination of bus and flight 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 36°C by day to 30°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

Reserve De Bandia, Museo de la Tapiceria, Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, Lagune de la Somone, 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
Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone

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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ouagadougou, and finally enjoy some diversion at Fespaco.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouagadougou trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Dakar to Ouagadougou in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dakar in August, expect little chillier with lows of 26°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

4
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, let little ones run wild at Rattray Park, try your luck at Millionaires Casino, and browse the different shops at Kumasi City Mall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kumasi visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Ouagadougou to Kumasi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Ouagadougou in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kumasi: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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
nights
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: explore the galleries of Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Labadi Pleasure Beach, browse the different shops at Accra Mall, and admire the natural beauty at Aburi Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Accra road trip planning app.

Fly from Kumasi to Accra in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°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
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park ©
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Bojo Beach ©
Bojo Beach

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