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starts on 23 Nov 2018
Days
134
Our saving
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Cost/day $71
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Western Trans Africa, Sahel to the Cape - Dragoman
Western Trans Africa, Sahel to the Cape - Dragoman
Starts
Dakar
Destinations
+52
Ends
Cape Town
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Highlights

Start in Dakar and end in Cape Town! With the adventure tour Western Trans Africa, Sahel to the Cape, you have a 134 day tour package taking you through Dakar, Senegal and 52 other destinations in Africa. Western Trans Africa, Sahel to the Cape includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Travel style
Adventure, Overland truck, Discovery, In-depth Cultural
  • Jenny's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had an amazing time. I always felt safe and well informed. We did so much in 2 weeks and I did everything I wanted. I was always safe and well looked after and our cook was the best

  • Sammibatley's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was one of the best trip I’ve ever been on! Great people, great guide, great driver and great chef! It exceeded expectations and everything was professionally run with plenty of activities to do. I just wish I could’ve carried on!

  • bridie fewings's review about another Dragoman tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ben was amazing! He kept everything running smooth and efficient and for a group of 20 that's difficult to do. On day 1 he made the whole group feel welcome and helped at every chance he could. Him and the team made the trip a great experience and I can't... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Dakar
  2. Days 2 to 3: St. Louis
  3. Days 4 to 5: Touba-Toubakouta
  4. Days 6 to 7: Tendaba
  5. Days 8 to 10: Cap Skirring
  6. Days 11 to 12: Bissau
  7. Days 13 to 15: Northern Guinea-Labé
  8. Days 16 to 17: Fouta Djallon-Labé
  9. Day 18: Mamou
  10. Day 19: Southern Guinea
  11. Days 20 to 21: Freetown Peninsula
  12. Day 22: Freetown
  13. Day 23: Freetown
  14. Days 24 to 26: Freetown Peninsula
  15. Days 27 to 28: Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  16. Days 29 to 30: Kabala
  17. Days 31 to 32: Faranah-Gberia Fotombu
  18. Day 33: Guéckédou-Macenta
  19. Days 34 to 35: Nzerekoré-Forested Guinea
  20. Days 36 to 37: Western Côte d'Ivoire
  21. Days 38 to 39: Korhogo
  22. Day 40: Yamoussoukro
  23. Days 41 to 43: Grand Bassam
  24. Days 44 to 45: Elmina
  25. Day 46: Kakum National Park-Cape Coast
  26. Days 47 to 48: Kumasi-Kakum National Park
  27. Day 49: Accra
  28. Day 50: Accra
  29. Day 51: Accra
  30. Day 52: Akosombo
  31. Day 53: Mont Klouto
  32. Day 54: Mont Klouto
  33. Days 55 to 56: Central Togo
  34. Day 57: Togoville
  35. Days 58 to 59: Grand Popo
  36. Day 60: Ouidah
  37. Day 61: Ganvie
  38. Days 62 to 63: Abomey
  39. Days 64 to 72: Nigeria
  40. Days 73 to 84: Cameroon
  41. Days 85 to 90: Gabon
  42. Days 91 to 99: Republic of the Congo
  43. Days 100 to 111: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  44. Days 112 to 120: Angola
  45. Days 121 to 122: Etosha National Park
  46. Day 123: Windhoek
  47. Day 124: Spitzkoppe
  48. Days 125 to 126: Swakopmund
  49. Day 127: Sesriem & Soussusvlei
  50. Day 128: Bethanie
  51. Day 129: Fish River Canyon
  52. Day 130: Noordoewer
  53. Day 131: Citrusdal
  54. Days 132 to 133: Cape Town
  55. Day 134: Cape Town

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Videos

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  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

CHF
Franc
Senegal , Mali , Burkina Faso , Togo , Benin , Cameroon , Gabon and DR of Congo
D
Dalasi
The Gambia
¢
Cedi
Ghana
Naira
Nigeria
FC
Congolese franc
Congo
Kz
Kwanza
Angola
$
Dollar
Namibia and Zimbabwe
P
Pula
Botswana
R
Rand
South Africa

Plugs & Adapters

Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo and AngolaSenegal, Ghana, Nigeria, DR of Congo, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South AfricaSenegalThe Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo, Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, DR of Congo and Angola. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Senegal, The Gambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Required for entrance into the country for Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Gabon, DR of Congo, Congo and Angola. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Dakar is the starting point and Cape Town is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 January 2019 the full payment of $9,505 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $9505 for Western Trans Africa, Sahel to the Cape, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 14,732 km.
  • Dakar (Senegal)
  • 180 km
  • St-Louis (Senegal)
  • 300 km
  • West Kiang National Park (The Gambia)
  • 183 km
  • Basse Santa Su (The Gambia)
  • 137 km
  • Parc National du Niokolo-Koba (Senegal)
  • 231 km
  • Kayes (Mali)
  • 422 km
  • Bamako (Mali)
  • 207 km
  • Segou (Mali)
  • 527 km
  • Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
  • 328 km
  • Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)
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