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West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown)

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West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown) - Dragoman
West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown) - Dragoman
Starts
Dakar
Destinations
+13
Ends
Freetown
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Highlights

Start in Dakar and end in Freetown! With the overland truck tour West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown), you have a 23 day tour package taking you through Dakar, Senegal and 14 other destinations in Africa. West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Transportation
Overland Truck

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  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 Peninsular
  12. Day 22: Freetown
  13. Day 23: Freetown

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Videos

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  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • April 23, 2015

    What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (from Freetown to Dakar) is a group fund for this tour. The group fund pays for camping, hotels, food while camping, activities the group does as a whole (based on the itinerary mentioned above and in the brochure).

    The Kitty allows the group to be flexible as the hotels and campsites are not pre booked and booked by the crew while travelling which makes the whole itinerary more adabtable than the traditional tours. Sometimes you can stay an extra night at one location due to a special activity happening at the location, based on the groups wishes. All of these costs are paid at cost price and Dragoman makes no money out of it. Therefore, if money is left over in the Kitty after the tour, it will be paid back to the group members.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

CHF
Franc
Senegal , Guinea-Bissau and Guinea
D
Dalasi
The Gambia
Le
Leone
Sierra Leone

Plugs & Adapters

Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and GuineaSenegal and Sierra LeoneSenegal and GuineaThe Gambia and Sierra Leone

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, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia and Guinea. Ideally 3 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 and Guinea. Required for entrance into the country for Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Dakar is the starting point and Freetown 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 22 July 2018 the full payment of $2,088 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 $2088 for West Africa between Dakar and Freetown (Dakar to Freetown), 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 1,684 km.
  • Dakar (Senegal)
  • 180 km
  • St-Louis (Senegal)
  • 144 km
  • Touba (Senegal)
  • 136 km
  • Toubakouta (Senegal)
  • 81 km
  • Tendaba (The Gambia)
  • 12 km
  • West Kiang National Park (The Gambia)
  • 143 km
  • Cap Skirring (Senegal)
  • 138 km
  • Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)
  • 223 km
  • Kandika (Guinea)
  • 95 km
  • Seriba (Guinea)
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