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Unexplored West Africa (26 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 26 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Senegal   Ghana   Liberia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 14670 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 14670 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, Friday – Dakar, Senegal. Arrive Dakar; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. Meal(s) Included: No. Overnight at Novotel Dakar or similar.

Day 2, Saturday: Dakar. Tour of Gorée Island and the city of Dakar. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner. Overnight at Novotel Dakar or similar.

Day 3, Sunday – Dakar/St. Louis. Drive to St. Louis via Pink Lake and Fulani village.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at La Residence or similar.

Day 4, Monday: Saint Louis. Excursion to Djoudj park, a world heritage site and tour of St. Louis. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at La Residence or similar.

Day 5, Tuesday – Saint Louis/Touba/Kaolack. Travel to Kaolack via Touba, Senegal's holy city. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Hotel De Paris or similar.

Day 6, Wednesday – Kaolack/Saloum Island/Banjul. Drive to Banjul in Gambia via the Saloum Islands in Senegal. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Atlantic Hotel or similar.

Day 7, Thursday – Banjul. Suggested excursions include Juffureh Village and James Island, a world heritage site. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Atlantic Hotel or similar.

Day 8, Friday – Banjul/Ziguinchor. City tour of Banjul, then continue to Ziguinchor, visiting Joola villages on the way. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Kadiandoumagne or similar.

Day 9, Saturday: Ziguinchor - Bissau. Drive to Guinea Bissau and visit the city of Bissau. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Hotel 24 Septembro or similar.

Day 10, Sunday: Bissau - Quinhamel. Drive to Quinhamel and take a small boat to Orango Island. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Hotel Mar Azul or similar.

Day 11, Monday: Quinhamel - Bissau - Conakry. Take a flight to Conakry in the other Guinea in West Africa. Time permitting, begin the city tour of Conakry. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Novotel Conakry Grand Hotel De L'Independence or similar.

Day 12, Tuesday: Conakry. Tour of Conakry and vicinity. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight at Novotel Conakry Grand Hotel De L'Independence or similar.

Day 13, Wednesday: Conakry - Dalaba. Drive to Dalaba stopping at points of interest on the way. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at SIB Hotel Fouta or similar.

Day 14, Thursday: Dalaba. Tour of Dalaba, then continue to Chutes de Kinkon of Pita.
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at SIB Hotel Fouta or similar.

Day 15, Friday: Dalaba - Conakry - Freetown. Return to Conakry and fly to Freetown. You may also drive to Freetown. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Kimbina Hotel or similar.

Day 16, Saturday: Freetown. 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. Overnight at Kimbina Hotel or similar.

Day 17, Sunday: Freetown. 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. Overnight at Kimbina Hotel or similar.

Day 18, Monday: Freetown - Monrovia. This morning transfer to the airport for the short flight to Monrovia. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.

Day 19, Tuesday: Monrovia. Visit places of interest in the capital of Africa's first independent state, including the World's largest Rubber Plantation. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.

Day 20, Wednesday: Monrovia. 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. Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.

Day 21, Thursday: Arrive in Accra. On arrival in Ghana you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Today’s activities will depend on the time you arrive in Accra. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast. Overnight at Ramada Hotel or similar.

Day 22, Friday: Accra. Tour of Accra including Independence Square, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and museum. The university of Ghana. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner. Overnight at Ramada Hotel or similar.

Day 23, Saturday: Drive to Kumasi. 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, Dinner. Overnight at Miklin Hotel or similar.

Day 24, Sunday: Kumasi to Cape Coast. 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”. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner. Overnight at Elmina Bay Hotel or similar.

Day 25, Monday: Cape Coast. Visit Kakum National Park. Kakum is one of Ghana’s most famous parks. Visit Elmina Castle, the first European built structure in sub-Saharan Africa.This evening see the colorful boats prepare for overnight fishing. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner. Overnight at Elmina Bay Hotel or similar.

Day 26, Tuesday: Cape Coast/Accra/Depart. Return to Accra this morning. 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.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Meeting and assistance upon arrival
- Domestic Airfare
- Roundtrip airport to hotel transfers and luggage handling
- Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
- Transportation in private vehicle
- Experienced tour guides
- Meals indicated
- Admission to sites listed.

Price Excludes:
- International flight
- Travel insurance
- Cost of Visa
- Gratuities for driver and guide.

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