Sierra Leone and Liberia Highlights Tour

2024

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 21/06/2024

Arrival into Freetown

• Arrive at Lungi International Airport and take a boat across the Sierra Leone River to your hotel, where the group will meet.

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2 22/06/2024

Tour of Freetown

• Take a tour of Freetown, including the famous cotton tree, the market, the war memorial and St George's cathedral.

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3 23/06/2024

River Beach #2

• Travel to one of Sierra Leone’s most famous and unspoiled beaches: River Beach Number 2.

• Enjoy a day at this lovely beach, with options to take a boat cruise up the river and hike.

• Take the evening to relax on the beach with delicious fresh fish and cold beers.

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4 24/06/2024

Banana Island

• Take a boat ride to Banana Island. The island was initially inhabited by the Portuguese and later by freed slaves.

• Return to River Beach Number 2 in the late afternoon and take the rest of the day at leisure.

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5 25/06/2024

Bo - Heart of the diamond mining industry

• Depart in the morning for Bo—the heart of Sierra Leone’s diamond mining industry. It’s also known as the ‘Manchester of Sierra Leone’ due to its music scene and nightlife.

• Arrive in Bo early afternoon, and take the rest of the day to wander around the city or relax in the hotel resort.

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6 26/06/2024

Tiwai Island Sanctuary

• Head to Tiwai Island Sanctuary. We will enjoy local meals prepared by community cooks. You’ll have time to take nature walks where you can hopefully spot red, black and white colobus monkeys. There is also the opportunity to take a river cruise around the island.

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7 27/06/2024

Crossing the Liberian border

• Enjoy a wildlife walk around Tiwai before embarking for Liberia.

• Cross the border into Liberia and meet up with our new transport.

• Go to Robertsport, a city previously settled by African American freed slaves and later an Allied airbase in World War 2.

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8 28/06/2024

Robertsport walking tour

• Spend the morning around Robertsport taking a walking tour. We will visit churches, schools and the abandoned African Centre of Culture.

• Return to our accommodation for lunch before spending the afternoon leisurely or taking optional surf lessons.

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9 29/06/2024

Monrovia and Bomi Lake

• Travel to Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, where we will spend two nights.

• On the way, we visit Bomi Lake, a 100-metre deep blue lake suspended midway between the peaks of surrounding mountains. Depending on accessibility, we will also visit an abandoned UN base used to deal with the Ebola outbreak in 2015.

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10 30/06/2024

Walking tour of Monrovia

• Take a walking tour of Monrovia. We will stop for lunch in the Embassy District before returning to our hotel in the late afternoon.

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11 01/07/2024

Tour Ends

• Tour ends today. Leave for your flight home or continue your travels through West Africa.

Details

Includes:
  • - All accommodation: twin rooms except Tiwai (shared cabins) Robertsport - twins.
  • - All breakfasts and all meals in Robertsport and Tiwai
  • - All ground transport during tours
  • - All entry fees and permits
  • - English speaking local guides
  • - Lupine guide accompanying
  • - Visa support
Excludes:
  • - International flights
  • - Visa fees
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Most meals, personal expenses and optional extra tours
  • - Single supplement (except Robertsport and Tiwai)
Prices:
  • Tour Price: £1295
  • Deposit: £250
  • Single Room Supplement: £215
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