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Unexplored West Africa, 26 Days

Senegal (Dakar, St. Louis, Touba, Kaolack, Saloum Island, Ziguinchor) Gambia (Banjul) Guinea Bissau (Bissau, Quinhamel) Guinea (Conakry, Dalaba) Sierra Leone (Freetown) Liberia (Monrovia) Ghana (Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast)

West Africa is waiting to be explored! Have a pleasant tour of the West African coast, visiting the nations of Senegal, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Not only will you take in the vibrant atmosphere of all these countries’ capital cities, but you will also be able to visit their hidden jewels, such as Ghana’s Kumasi, center of the famed Ashanti kingdom.

Day 1: Dakar- February 2, 2018

Arrival in Dakar where you will be met assisted and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight at Djoloff Dakar

Day 2: Dakar – February 3, 2018

Tour of Gorée Island and the city of Dakar.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Djoloff Dakar

Day 3: Dakar / St. Louis – February 4, 2018

Drive to St. Louis via Pink Lake and an interesting Fulani village.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Residence Hotel

Day 4: Saint Louis – February 5, 2018

Excursion to Djoudj National Park, a world heritage site. This evening there is a tour of St. Louis.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight at Residence Hotel

Day 5: Saint Louis / Touba / Kaolack – February 6, 2018

Travel to Kaolack via Touba, Senegal’s holy city.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Le Relais de Kaolack

Day 6 : Kaolack / Saloum Island / Banjul – February 7, 2018

Drive to Banjul in Gambia via the Saloum Islands in Senegal.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Atlantic Hotel

Day 7: Banjul – February 8, 2018

Suggested excursions include Juffureh Village and James Island, a world heritage site.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Atlantic Hotel

Day 8: Banjul / Ziguinchor – February 9, 2018

City tour of Banjul, then continue to Ziguinchor, visiting Joola villages on the way.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Kadiandoumagne

Day 9: Ziguinchor / Bissau – February 10, 2018

Drive to Guinea Bissau and visit the city of Bissau.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Hotel 24 Septembro

Day 10: Bissau / Quinhamel – February 11, 2018

Drive to visit Quinhamel and other villages and sites of interest. Overnight in Quinhamel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Mar Azul

Day 11: Quinhamel / Bissau / Conakry – February 12, 2018

Take a flight to Conakry in the other Guinea in West Africa. Time permitting; begin the city tour of Conakry.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Petit Bateau

Day 12: Conakry / Dalaba – February 13, 2018

Drive to Dalaba stopping at points of interest on the way.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at SIB Hotel Fouta

Day 13: Dalaba – February 14, 2018

Tour of Dalaba, then continue to Chutes de Kinkon of Pita.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at SIB Hotel Fouta

Day 14: Dalaba / Conakry- February 15, 2018

Return to Conakry and tour of Conakry and vicinity.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Hotel Petit Bateau

Day 15: Conakry / Freetown – February 16, 2018

Drive to Sierra Leone admiring the landscape and villages. After border formalities get to Freetown and relax.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Ericson Resort

Day 16: Freetown – February 17, 2018

This morning tour the city of Freetown including visits to the University of Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay College at Mount Aureol and the Botanical Gardens.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Ericson Resort

Day 17: Freetown- February 18, 2018

Today you will visit the Tacugama Chimp Sanctuary located about 40 minutes from the centre of Freetown. Hike the nature trails to Charlotte Village and Charlotte Falls. You may spend time will the villagers.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Ericson Resort

Day 18: Freetown / Monrovia – February 19, 2018

Today you will fly to Monrovia.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Bella Casa

Day 19: Monrovia – February 20, 2018

Visit places of interest in the capital of Africa’s first independent state, including the World’s largest Rubber Plantation.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Bella Casa

Day 20: Monrovia – February 21, 2018

Travel three hours north of Monrovia to visit one of Liberia’s many gems. Just outside of Gbarnga, the capital of Bong County, turn off onto a dusty road, through the rain forest and past tiny villages, you will marvel at Kpatawee Waterfall. Covered by the lush canopy, this tumbling waterfall and large natural swimming pool offers a great way to relax and enjoy Liberia’s natural wonders.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Bella Casa

Day 21: Monrovia/Accra, Ghana – February 22, 2018

You will fly today to Accra, where you are assisted and transferred to your hotel. Today’s activities will depend on the time you arrive in Accra.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at La Villa Boutique

Day 22: Accra and vicinity – February 23, 2018

Tour of Accra including Independence Square, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and museum. The university of Ghana.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at La Villa Boutique

Day 23: Accra/Kumasi – February 24, 2018

Drive to Kumasi arriving early afternoon. Get immersed in Ashanti history and culture including visits to Okomfo Anokye Sword, Ashanti craft villages and Manhiya Palace and museum.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Miklin Hotel

Day 24: Kumasi- Akwasidae Festival- February 25, 2018

Join the celebration including the pomp and pageantry of the scheduled Akwasidae Festival.

The Asantehene (King of Ashanti), riding in his palanquin and adorned in golden regalia, comes out to receive the homage of his sub-chiefs and people. It is a spectacular occasion with colorful canopies and umbrellas, skillful drummers, dancers and horn-blowers at this centuries old event held every 42 days in honor of the ancestors.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at Miklin Hotel

Day 25: Cape Coast- February 26, 2018

Cape Coast Castle - Barry Williams

Cape Coast Castle – Barry Williams

Depart for Cape Coast. You shall transit the rich Gold mine town of Obuasi. Stop at Assin Manso, the burial site of two former slaves from the U. S. and Jamaica whose remains were re-interred during Ghana’s first Emancipation Day Celebration. Visit Cape Coast Castle and the Castle Museum. See the “Door of No Return”.  This evening see the colorful boats prepare for overnight fishing.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Overnight at  Elmina Beach Resort

Day 26: Cape Coast/Accra/Depart – February 27, 2018

Kakum-walkway

Visit Kakum National Park. Kakum is one of Ghana’s most famous parks. Return to Accra; activities in Accra will depend on the time of your onward flight. You will be transferred to the airport for the onward flight.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Tour Dates 2018

  • March 16 – April 10
  • October 12 – November 6
  • November 23 – December 18

Tour Dates 2019

  • February 15 – March 12
  • September 13 – October 8
  • October 25 – November 19

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers and luggage handling
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guides
  • Meals indicated
  • Admission to sites listed

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Cost of Visa
  • Gratuities for driver and guide
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