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West Africa 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
ZFA2nd Oct 201629th Oct 2016USD690.00
ZFA20th Dec 201616th Jan 2017USD710.00
ZFA1st Oct 201728th Oct 2017USD690.00
ZFA19th Dec 201715th Jan 2018USD710.00
West Africa 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. Day1Freetown City
  2. Day2 - 4Freetown
  3. Day5Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  4. Day6Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  5. Day7 - 8Makeni Kabala
  6. Day9 - 10Faranah region wild camp Faranah
  7. Day11Macenta Gueckedou
  8. Day12 - 13Forested Guinea Nzerekore
  9. Day14 - 15Cote d'Ivoire wild camp
  10. Day16 - 17Korhogo
  11. Day18 - 19Yamoussoukro
  12. Day20 - 21Grand Bassam
  13. Day22 - 23Elmina (Brenu Akynin)
  14. Day24Cape Coast Kakum National Park
  15. Day25 - 26Kakum National Park Kumasi
  16. Day27Accra
  17. Day28Accra


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