The Gold Coast & Beyond

Freetown - Accra

48 days through Sierra Leone, Ghana, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin
FROM: $4430 USD + 1,460 EUR Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Pirogue
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
Accom:
Guesthouse 4 nights
Camping 20 nights
Camping without facilities 4 nights
Basic Hotel 14 nights
Comfortable Hotel 3 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 44, Lunches x 25, Dinners x 24
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
AFA
Deposit:
$435 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice
This 48 day overland tour journeys from Freetown to Accra through Sierra Leone, Ghana, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin
Explore Freetown and visit the National Museum
Relax on the beaches of Freetown peninsula in Sierra Leone
Visit Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary and try and spot a rare Pygmy hippo
Shop for Ronko-dyed clothes in the market at Kabala
Try out the famous vine bridges of Guinea
Overland through Cote d'Ivoire
Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, the largest Christian church in the world
Explore the old colonial town of Grand Bassam
Visit a supported community project in Elmina, Ghana
Jungle visit at Kakum NP
Day 1 - Freetown (1st December 2020)

Border information: if you are joining in Freetown, you will most likely enter Sierra Leone at Freetown Lungi International Airport (IATA code: FNA).

There will be an important group meeting at 10:00am at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting. Your leader will collect your kitty and check your passport, visas, and insurance details at this meeting.

The afternoon will be free to explore Freetown and it's surroundings.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Freetown before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Freetown.

The fastest and most reliable way to Freetown from the airport is by water-taxi, as Lungi is across a bay from the city. The departure times for the water-taxis are linked to each flight in and out of the airport, so there will be transport available for you when you land. Exit the airport and walk to the right, and you'll see the water-taxi office at the end - you'll have to buy your ticket there for USD40 or EUR35, and check in your large bags. You'll take a minibus for 15 minutes, then the water-taxi for 30 minutes. The boat lands at the jetty, where you hand in your luggage ticket to get your large bags back.

The jetty is in the Aberdeen district of Freetown, only a 200m walk from our hotel. Just walk up the hill to the main road - the Raza Guesthouse is slightly further down and on the other side of the road.


Accommodation: Guesthouse


Day 2 - Freetown Peninsula (2nd December 2020)
Day 3 - Freetown Peninsula (3rd December 2020)
Day 4 - Freetown Peninsula (4th December 2020)
Day 5 - Tiwai Island (5th December 2020)
Day 6 - Tiwai Island (6th December 2020)
Day 7 - Makeni (7th December 2020)
Day 8 - Kabala (8th December 2020)
Day 9 - Faranah (9th December 2020)
Day 10 - Faranah (10th December 2020)
Day 11 - Gueckedou (11th December 2020)
Day 12 - Nzekore (12th December 2020)
Day 13 - Nzekore (13th December 2020)
Day 14 - Western Côte d'Ivoire (14th December 2020)
Day 15 - Western Côte d'Ivoire (15th December 2020)
Day 16 - Korhogo (16th December 2020)
Day 17 - Korhogo (17th December 2020)
Day 18 - Yamoussoukro (18th December 2020)
Day 19 - Grand Bassam (19th December 2020)
Day 20 - Grand Bassam (20th December 2020)
Day 21 - Grand Bassam (21st December 2020)
Day 22 - Elmina (22nd December 2020)
Day 23 - Elmina (23rd December 2020)
Day 24 - Kakum NP (24th December 2020)
Day 25 - Kumasi (25th December 2020)
Day 26 - Kumasi (26th December 2020)
Day 27 - Accra (27th December 2020)
Day 28 - Accra (28th December 2020)
Day 29 - Akosombo (29th December 2020)
Day 30 - Akosombo (30th December 2020)
Day 31 - Mont Klouto (31st December 2020)
Day 32 - Mont Klouto (1st January 2021)
Day 33 - Central Togo (2nd January 2021)
Day 34 - Tanguieta (3rd January 2021)
Day 35 - Tanguieta (4th January 2021)
Day 36 - Pendjari NP (5th January 2021)
Day 37 - Pendjari NP (6th January 2021)
Day 38 - Central Benin (7th January 2021)
Day 39 - Abomey (8th January 2021)
Day 40 - Abomey (9th January 2021)
Day 41 - Ganvie (10th January 2021)
Day 42 - Ganvie (11th January 2021)
Day 43 - Grand Popo (12th January 2021)
Day 44 - Grand Popo (13th January 2021)
Day 45 - Agbodrafo (14th January 2021)
Day 46 - Keta (15th January 2021)
Day 47 - Accra (16th January 2021)
Day 48 - Accra (17th January 2021)

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01 Dec 20 Freetown
17 Jan 21 Accra

$4,430 USD + 1,520 EUR Kitty

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25 Jan 21 Accra
13 Mar 21 Freetown

$4,445 USD + 1,460 EUR Kitty

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30 Nov 21 Freetown
16 Jan 22 Accra

$4,585 USD + 1,520 EUR Kitty

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24 Jan 22 Accra
12 Mar 22 Freetown

$4,585 USD + 1,460 EUR Kitty

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