Cheap flights to Gabon

Reasons To Visit Gabon

Gabon is a country with many fascinating natural sights and untamed wilderness that is just waiting to be explored. Most visitors arriving in the country will be based in the capital Libreville along the coast, while the further inland you go the more sparsely populated and forested the land becomes. There are many outdoor adventures to be had in the wilderness of Gabon such as trekking through the rainforest and seeing the diverse life that lives there or taking a boat trip down the river. One of the easiest natural areas to get to is Loango National Park near the coast, or you can venture north towards the Central Highlands.

Arriving In Gabon

The main international gateway into Gabon is Libreville International Airport which primarily handles regional flights but has a few longer services. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Gabon you won’t be able to make the journey directly, but the airport has plenty of connections which allows UAE-based travelers to get to Gabon with only a single transfer.

At Libreville International Airport you will find all of the amenities and facilities you would need for a pleasant stay. The airport offers a small selection of retail shops alongside duty-free shopping, while you can also find places to eat and drink on site. When you have arrived in the country you can easily hop in a taxi just outside of the airport building, although there are public buses available for those who are on a tight budget.

Gabon Travel Information

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As a UAE national traveling to Gabon you have the choice of obtaining a visa upon arrival or applying online before your journey for an e-visa to make things easier once you have landed. In Gabon the currency in the country is the Central African CFA franc, while the country is three hours behind the UAE. At Libreville International Airport there are a few car rental agencies available on site, so it is relatively straightforward to rent a vehicle or collect one that you have booked. In Gabon the weather stays warm throughout the year with average highs between 26 to 30 degrees. The driest time of year is from June until September, while the region experiences a lengthy rainy season from October all the way until April.

* This information is correct as of January 2018

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