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SIERRA LEONE & LIBERIA


Formerly known more for civil war and ebola, these two seldom visited West African countries are now shaking off their past image  and welcoming tourists to witness beautiful pristine beaches, breathtaking scenery and friendly locals.



Please note that some sections of these tours travel to areas where the British FCO advises against all travel to.

We research the security of our destinations highly and safety is a priority for us, however, we advise ytou to do your own research too to ensure you are comfortable with your trip.

Please note these travel warnings may also affect travel insurance for these regions, please contact us for advice on this.


Our tours to Sierra Leone and Liberia run annually, every November.

E visas are available for Sierra Leone whilst Liberia requires visas to be obtained in advance..

We provide visa support documents to enable you to obtain your Liberia visa..

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UPCOMING TOURS

Our current upcoming group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.


TOUR DATESTOUR NAMETotal DaysPRICE
Sierra Leone/Liberiatour-open2019-11-092019-11-18Sierra Leone and Liberia highlights tour9955250static6November

2020 TOURS

Our current 2020 group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.


TOUR DATESTOUR NAMETotal DaysPRICE
Sierra Leone/Liberiatour-open2020-06-272020-07-06Sierra Leone and Liberia highlights tour9995250static6July

2020 TOURS

Our current 2019 group tours can be seen below. They are all guaranteed departures.


TOUR DATESTOUR NAMETotal DaysPRICE

TOUR ITINERARY


Day 1 - Arrival to Freetown


Arrive at Lungi International airport and make your way on the boat across the Sierra Leone River to your hotel where the group will all meet together. Take a tour of the city including the famous cotton tree, market, war memorial and St George's cathedral.


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Day 2 - River Beach #2


After breakfast we travel to one of Sierra Leones's most famous and unspoilt beaches; River Beach Number 2. Free day around the beach or option to take a boat cruise up river and further hike. Evening free to relax on the beach with meals of fresh fish and beers!


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Day 3 - Banana Island


After breakfast we 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 rest of the day at leisure.


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Day 4 - Bo - 'The Manchester of Sierra Leone'


Depart the beach in the morning and start the journey to the city of Bo - the centre of Sierra Leone's diamond mining industry. It's also known as the 'Manchester of Sierra Leone' due to it's music scene and nightlife! We arrive here early afternoon and the rest of the day is free to wander around the city or relax in the hotel resort.


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Day 5 - Tiwai Island Sanctuary


After breakfast we depart to Tiwai Island Sanctuary. We will enjoy local meals prepared by community cooks. Free time to take nature walks where you can hopefully spot red, black and white colobus monkeys. There is also the opportunity to take an optional river cruise around the island.


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Day 6 - Crossing the Liberian border


In the morning we will take a wildlife walk of Tiwai before departing and heading to the Liberian border. Cross the border and join our new transport to take us to Robertsport, a city previously settled by African American freed slaves and was later an allied forces airbase in World War 2.


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Day 7 - Robertsport walking tour


We spend the morning around Robertsport taking a walking tour. Visit churches, schools and the abandoned African Center of Culture. Return to our accommodation for lunch before spending the afternoon at leisure or taking optional surf lessons.


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Day 8 - Monrovia and Bomi Lake



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Day 9 - Walking tour of Monrovia



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Day 10 - Tour Ends



DETAILS

Includes:


- all accommodation: twin rooms except Tiwai (shared tents) Robertsport - mix of triples and quads.
- 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
- visas (Sierra Leone £109, Liberia £60) 
- airport transfers 
- most meals, personal expenses and optional extra tours
- single supplement (except Robertsport and Tiwai) £200