The jewel of Bioko
Welcome to the Island of Bioko, a tropical paradise in the heart of Africa. In this 7-day itinerary, we invite you to discover the most beautiful, authentic, and surprising places on the island, from white sand beaches to the highest mountains, including gastronomy, culture, and lush nature. During your stay in Bioko, you will experience the hospitality and kindness of its people, and enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience that will make you feel at home.
Are you ready to discover the Island of Bioko?
- Hello! Today is the first day of your adventure in Bioko. After landing at Malabo airport, you will head to your accommodation in the city. Why not take the day to explore the city? Visit the local market, where you can try some of the culinary delights of the island, such as fresh fish and exotic fruits. You can also visit the historic center of the city and learn about the culture and history of the island.
- Today we will visit the city of Luba, located about 2 hours south of Malabo. Along the way, you can enjoy the stunning views of the coast and the tropical rainforest of Bioko. In Luba, you can relax on the beautiful white sand beach and take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of the sea. Then, we will visit the Batete church, the oldest neo-Gothic wooden church in Africa, a sacred and culturally significant place on the island.
- Today we will explore the majestic Pico Basile National Park, one of the main attractions of the island. At the top of Pico Basile, you can enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the island and the coast of continental Africa.
- Later, we will head to Rebola, one of the oldest and most authentic neighborhoods in Malabo. Here, you can enjoy a tour of its streets and learn about its colonial architecture, colorful houses, and the vibrant life of the local community. You will also have a unique view of the city of Malabo.
- Next, we will visit the Sampaka Farm, where you can taste the delicious local chocolate produced with cocoa grown on the island. If you like, you can also take a walk through the cocoa plantation and learn more about chocolate production in Bioko..
- This day we will start early to head towards the Ureka waterfalls, located in the dense tropical rainforest of Bioko. Along the way, you can enjoy the lush vegetation and rich wildlife that surround the island. Upon arriving at the waterfalls, you will be amazed by their beauty and the tranquility that permeates the environment.
- The Ureka waterfalls are surrounded by dense, green vegetation that gives them a magical and charming appearance. The sound of the falling water and the cool, humid atmosphere of the tropical rainforest will make you feel like you’re in another world. If you like, you can take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of the waterfall, enjoying a unique environment in the world.
- In addition to the natural beauty of the waterfalls, this visit will allow you to get to know the local community that lives in the area and learn more about their traditions and culture.
- This day we will head towards Moka, a small town located on the slope of Pico Basile, where the impressive Biao Lake is located. The ascent to the lake is an adventure in itself, as you will have to travel a steep and obstacle-filled path to reach your final destination.
- Once we arrive at Biao Lake, you will be amazed by its beauty and tranquility. The lake is surrounded by lush vegetation and has a depth of over 20 meters, making it one of the deepest bodies of water on the island. Additionally, it is said that the lake has healing properties and is a sacred place for the local community.
- During the visit, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the culture and traditions of the local community, which has maintained a close relationship with the lake for centuries.
- This is the safety day, depending on how the trip has gone so far and your preferences, we will adjust this experience. If you have little time and have only the first and last day, we will do the excursions here. If not, we will go to the national park, the promenade, or some special place in the city of Malabo.
- If you have any special requests, this is your day to fulfill them.
- Today is our last day in Bioko, but we still have time to enjoy the city and do some last-minute shopping. We will take you to the airport so you can return home with unforgettable memories of your adventure in the jewel of Bioko.
We hope that this 7-day itinerary through the Island of Bioko has inspired and helped you plan your trip to this magical and charming place. In Bioko, you will discover the natural beauty of the island, get to know the authenticity and cultural richness of its people, and enjoy a unique and enriching experience. We invite you to live this adventure with all your senses and create your own unforgettable memories. We look forward to seeing you in Bioko!
- 7 days
- Six nights’ accommodation with breakfast included in hotels.
- Documents necessary to obtain the visa.
- Pick up and drop off at Malabo International Airport.
- All entrances to national parks.
- Photographic and tourist permits.
- Transport from the hotel to the starting point of any tour.
What is NOT included?
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Any other amenities not mentioned before.