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West Africa between Dakar and Accra (Accra to Dakar) - Dragoman
West Africa between Dakar and Accra (Accra to Dakar) - Dragoman
Starts
Accra
Destinations
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Ends
Dakar
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Highlights

Start in Accra and end in Dakar! With the overland truck tour West Africa between Dakar and Accra (Accra to Dakar), you have a 50 day tour package taking you through Accra, Ghana and 21 other destinations in Africa. West Africa between Dakar and Accra (Accra to Dakar) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, 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: Accra
  2. Days 2 to 3: Kumasi
  3. Day 4: Kakum National Park
  4. Days 5 to 6: Elmina-Kakum National Park
  5. Days 7 to 9: Grand Bassam
  6. Day 10: Yamoussoukro
  7. Days 11 to 12: Korhogo
  8. Days 13 to 14: Western Côte d'Ivoire
  9. Days 15 to 16: Nzerekoré-Forested Guinea
  10. Days 17 to 18: Faranah-Macenta
  11. Days 19 to 20: Kabala-Gberia Fotombu
  12. Day 21: Makeni
  13. Days 22 to 23: Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  14. Days 24 to 26: Freetown Peninsular
  15. Day 27: Freetown
  16. Day 28: Freetown
  17. Days 29 to 30: Freetown Peninsular
  18. Day 31: Southern Guinea
  19. Days 32 to 33: Labé
  20. Days 34 to 35: Fouta Djallon-Labé
  21. Days 36 to 37: Northern Guinea
  22. Days 38 to 39: Bissau
  23. Days 40 to 42: Cap Skirring
  24. Days 43 to 44: Tendaba
  25. Days 45 to 46: Toubakouta
  26. Days 47 to 48: Touba-St. Louis
  27. Day 49: Dakar
  28. Day 50: Dakar

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  • Transport

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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 Overland between Dakar to Accra (excluding Togo and Benin) (from Dakar to Accra) 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

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

Plugs & Adapters

Ghana, Sierra Leone and SenegalGhana, Sierra Leone and The GambiaCote dlvoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and SenegalGuinea and Senegal

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 Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Required for entrance into the country for Ghana, Cote dlvoire, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guinea, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Accra is the starting point and Dakar 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 June 2018 the full payment of $3,579 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 $3579 for West Africa between Dakar and Accra (Accra to Dakar), 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 3,944 km.
  • Accra (Ghana)
  • 202 km
  • Kumasi (Ghana)
  • 143 km
  • Kakum National Park (Ghana)
  • 38 km
  • Cape Coast (Ghana)
  • 12 km
  • Elmina (Ghana)
  • 264 km
  • Grand Bassam (Cote dlvoire)
  • 248 km
  • Yamoussoukro (Cote dlvoire)
  • 295 km
  • Korhogo (Cote dlvoire)
  • 432 km
  • Macenta (Guinea)
  • 217 km
  • Faranah (Guinea)
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