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West Africa Tours & Trips 2017/2018

250+ trips through West Africa with 1091 reviews

Find the right tour for you going through the West Africa. With 283 trips visiting places such as Morocco and Mauritania, the tours range in length from 3 up to 70 days. The most popular time to visit the West Africa is April, which has the most number of tour departures.

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250+ trips through West Africa with 1,091 reviews

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Highlights

  • Stroll around massive stone ramparts, pretty harbours and visit quirky art galleries, in the fisherman town of Essaouira, Morocco.
  • Learn the secrets of kente cloth weaving and traditional wood carving, in the villages that surround Kumasi, the cradle of the Ashanti Empire, in Ghana.
  • Visit Abomey’s restored palaces and tap your feet to the unforgettable Geleden Masked Dance, performed by Fon and Yoruba tribesmen in Benin.
  • Try and spot Colobus monkeys and Diana monkeys, which scamper around the maze of rainforest trails inside the Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary, in Sierra Leone.
  • Cross vine bridges, camp under the stars and explore remote villages in the deep wilderness of Guinea’s forested regions.
  • Go see brilliant stained glass art which adorns the beautiful Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire.
  • See the sky drenched in the colours of a golden sunset and listen to the waves crashing against the shore in the serene, palm fringed environs of Cap Skirring, in Senegal.
  • Discover an interesting blend of Portuguese colonial influences and West African traditions on the streets of Bissau.

Tips

  • Sip on cashew rum and potent palm wine in Guinea Bissau. Enjoy the taste of ‘jollof’ (rice cooked with peanut oil and served with fish or chicken).
  • Explore Dakar’s energetic music scene in its night clubs and informal music venues.
  • Try some Cote d’Ivoire cuisine such as ‘Attieke’ (a cassava preparation) and ‘Kedjenou’ (slow cooked vegetables and chicken).
  • Spend some time visiting markets, cafés and restaurants in Faranah, Guinea’s river town.
  • You can shop for tailored clothes, leather shoes and hats at Victoria Park in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
  • Learn about the history and practices of voodoo culture in Ouidah, Benin.
  • Buy woven kente cloth, wooden stools and attractive glass beads in Ghana.
  • Learn a few basic French phrases, as this language is widely spoken in West Africa.

West Africa Tours & Trips 2017/2018 Reviews

  • "A fantastic trip that I will remember for a long time, full of character and amazing..."
    Best of Morocco
  • "I had really good time with intrepid tour group. My guide was a nice person and it..."
    North Morocco Adventure
  • "What an amazing adventure! Our guide Abdou was friendly, experienced and knowledgeable..."
    Essential Morocco
  • "Come with me to the kasbah! The sights and sounds are unforgettable- very memorable..."
    Morocco Kasbahs & Desert
  • "This G Adventures 'Highlights of Morocco' tour exceeded my expectations. A brilliant,..."
    Highlights of Morocco (from Casablanca to Marrakesh)
  • "Amazing way to discover Morocco! We had a great group and everyone got along really..."
    Exotic Morocco