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Overland between Freetown and Accra

Visiting: Côte d'Ivoire,Ghana,Guinea,Sierra Leone

Code: DZFA

Kitty: As this trip is an overland trip. it has a kitty on top of the tour price. As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.

DZFA Kitty Details

This trip is an overland trip run in an overland truck. In addition to paying for your trip, you're require to make a separate payment to your tour leader at the start of the trip, usually in USD. Kitties are flexible and change as prices are updated. Therefore you should check the latest kitty amount on this website before you depart.

A kitty is a group fund which covers all accommodation, meals while camping (not in hotels) and activities listed as included. It's a system unique to overlanding to provide the maximum flexibility and best value on the road (you get everything at cost price!). The kitty is your money, not ours, so any amount left over is divided among the group as a refund.

Trip CodeStart DateEnd DateCurrencyKitty
ZFASunday 04 Oct 2015Saturday 31 Oct 2015USD730.00
ZFATuesday 22 Dec 2015Monday 18 Jan 2016USD750.00
ZFASunday 02 Oct 2016Saturday 29 Oct 2016USD730.00
ZFATuesday 20 Dec 2016Monday 16 Jan 2017USD750.00
Overland between Freetown and Accra

This truly adventurous and challenging journey starts on the stunning coastline of the Freetown Peninsula before overlanding to Sierra Leone's eastern province to the unique Tiwai Island Wildlife sanctuary, Sierra Leone's first & only community conservation programme. The true adventure however starts as we journey through Sierra Leone's Northern Province into Guinea's stunning mountainous forested area boasting stunning scenery, beautiful hills, lush forests and streams and villages famed for their vine bridges. We cross the border from Guinea and plunge into Cote d'Ivoire; famed for its turbulent past, the Cote d'Ivoire is now stable enough for us to visit. We head south through Cote d'Ivoire, stopping at the capital of Yamoussoukro and the old French capital of Grand Bassam, boasting colonial buildings and beaches. Our journey continues along the Atlantic coast to Ghana where we get hands-on at the Sabre Trust community project in Elmina whilst also finding time to relax on the stunning beaches. We visit the town of Kumasi and Kakum National Park – host to a stunning canopy walkway – before reaching our final destination of Accra, Ghana's capital. This trip truly has everything from cities to mountains and beaches to mud roads!


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Trip Itinerary

  1. Day1Accra
  2. Day2 - 3Kumasi Kakum National Park
  3. Day4 - 5Elmina (Brenu Akynin)
  4. Day6 - 7Grand Bassam
  5. Day8 - 9Yamoussoukro
  6. Day10Korhogo
  7. Day11 - 12Odienne Forested Guinea to Odienne (v.v) wild camp
  8. Day13 - 15Forested Guinea
  9. Day16 - 17Macenta Faranah
  10. Day18 - 19Kabala to Guinea wild camp (v.v) Faranah region wild camp
  11. Day20Kabala
  12. Day21 - 22Tiwai to Kabala wild camp (v.v) Potoru
  13. Day23 - 25Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  14. Day26 - 27Freetown City
  15. Day28Freetown City

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