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West Africa Overland - Intrepid Travel
West Africa Overland - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Dakar
Destinations
+31
Ends
Accra
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Highlights

Start in Dakar and end in Accra! With the overland truck tour West Africa Overland, you have a 70 day tour package taking you through Dakar, Senegal and 31 other destinations in Africa. West Africa Overland includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Overland truck
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Dakar
  2. Day 2-3: St. Louis
  3. Day 4-5: Touba, Toubakouta
  4. Day 6-7: Tendaba/Kiang West National Park
  5. Day 8: Cap Skirring
  6. Day 11: Bissau
  7. Day 13: Northern Guinea, Labé
  8. Day 16: Fouta Djallon, Labé
  9. Day 18: Mamou
  10. Day 19: Southern Guinea
  11. Day 20: Freetown Peninsular
  12. Day 22: Freetown
  13. Day 23: Freetown
  14. Day 24: Freetown Peninsular
  15. Day 27: Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  16. Day 29: Kabala
  17. Day 31: Faranah, Gberia Fotombu
  18. Day 33: Guéckédou, Macenta
  19. Day 34: Nzerekoré, Forested Guinea
  20. Day 36: Western Côte d'Ivoire
  21. Day 38: Korhogo
  22. Day 40: Yamoussoukro
  23. Day 41: Grand Bassam
  24. Day 44: Elmina
  25. Day 46: Kakum National Park, Cape Coast
  26. Day 47: Kumasi, Kakum National Park
  27. Day 49: Accra
  28. Day 50: Accra
  29. Day 51: Akosombo
  30. Day 52: Lake Volta/Akosombo
  31. Day 53: Mont Klouto
  32. Day 54: Mont Klouto
  33. Day 55: Central Togo
  34. Day 57: Tata Somba region
  35. Day 58: Pendjari National Park
  36. Day 60: Central Benin
  37. Day 61: Abomey
  38. Day 63: Ganvie
  39. Day 64: Ganvie, Ouidah
  40. Day 65: Ouidah, Grand Popo
  41. Day 66: Grand Popo
  42. Day 67: Agbodrafo
  43. Day 68: Keta
  44. Day 69: Accra
  45. Day 70: Accra

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

CHF
Franc
Senegal , Guinea-Bissau , Guinea , Cote dlvoire , Benin and Togo
D
Dalasi
The Gambia
Le
Leone
Sierra Leone
¢
Cedi
Ghana

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Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote dlvoire, Benin and TogoSenegal, Sierra Leone and GhanaSenegal and GuineaThe Gambia, Sierra Leone and Ghana

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, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. 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, Sierra Leone, Cote dlvoire, Ghana, Benin and Togo. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Dakar is the starting point and Accra is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 January 2019 the full payment of $5,971 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 $5971 for West Africa Overland, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 5,781 km.
  • Dakar (Senegal)
  • 180 km
  • Saint-Louis (Senegal)
  • 20 km
  • Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie (Senegal)
  • 230 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)
  • 417 km
  • Mamou (Guinea)
  • 244 km
  • Freetown (Sierra Leone)
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