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West African Discoverer (Accra to Dakar) - Dragoman Overland
70 days

West African Discoverer (Accra to Dakar)

From Accra to Dakar
Tour Operator:
Dragoman Overland
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
72279
From
US $6,430
+ $2,352 Kitty
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Accra
  2. Day 2: Akosombo
  3. Day 3: Lake Volta-Akosombo
  4. Day 4: Mont Klouto
  5. Day 5: Mont Klouto
  6. Day 6: Central Togo
  7. Day 7: Tata Somba region
  8. Day 8: Tata Somba region
  9. Days 9 to 10: Pendjari National Park
  10. Day 11: Central Benin
  11. Days 12 to 13: Abomey
  12. Day 14: Ganvie
  13. Day 15: Ouidah-Ganvie
  14. Day 16: Grand Popo-Ouidah
  15. Day 17: Grand Popo
  16. Day 18: Agbodrafo
  17. Day 19: Keta
  18. Day 20: Accra
  19. Day 21: Accra
  20. Days 22 to 23: Kumasi
  21. Day 24: Kakum National Park
  22. Days 25 to 26: Elmina-Kakum National Park
  23. Days 27 to 29: Grand Bassam
  24. Day 30: Yamoussoukro
  25. Days 31 to 32: Korhogo
  26. Days 33 to 34: Western Côte d'Ivoire
  27. Days 35 to 36: Nzerekoré-Forested Guinea
  28. Days 37 to 38: Faranah-Macenta
  29. Days 39 to 40: Kabala-Gberia Fotombu
  30. Day 41: Makeni
  31. Days 42 to 43: Tiwai Island Sanctuary
  32. Days 44 to 46: Freetown Peninsula
  33. Day 47: Freetown
  34. Day 48: Freetown
  35. Days 49 to 50: Freetown Peninsula
  36. Day 51: Southern Guinea
  37. Days 52 to 53: Labé
  38. Days 54 to 55: Fouta Djallon-Labé
  39. Days 56 to 57: Northern Guinea
  40. Days 58 to 59: Bissau
  41. Days 60 to 62: Cap Skirring
  42. Days 63 to 64: Tendaba
  43. Days 65 to 66: Toubakouta
  44. Days 67 to 68: Touba-St. Louis
  45. Day 69: Dakar
  46. Day 70: Dakar
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Camping

Reviews About This Operator

  • DThompson
    December 15, 2019
    My fourth trip with Dragoman says it all.Professional people both at the UK base and on the trip. My next one with Dragoman will be visiting Gorillas in Uganda.
  • MartinSimpson
    September 08, 2019
    Cape Town to Vic Falls was amazing (would recommend in that direction as it's great to finish in Vic Falls). Do this trip if you love amazing landscapes, incredible wildlife and stunning sunsets and sunrises. All made better in the company of great... Show more
  • Vasco
    August 27, 2019
    Nice wild life trip. Amazing Zanzibar adventure.

Availability

70 days
West African Discoverer (Accra to Dakar)
From Accra to Dakar
No credit card fees
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  • Upcoming departures
  • January 2020
  • November 2020
  • January 2021
  • November 2021
  • January 2022
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Upcoming departures
  • Monday
    Jan 27, 2020
    Sunday
    Apr 5, 2020
    Sharing a twin room
    $6,430
    + $2,352
    Kitty
  • Monday
    Jan 25, 2021
    Sunday
    Apr 4, 2021
    Sharing a twin room
    $6,475
    + $2,352
    Kitty
  • Monday
    Jan 24, 2022
    Sunday
    Apr 3, 2022
    Sharing a twin room
    $6,655
    + $2,352
    Kitty

FAQs

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for West Africa between Dakar and Accra via 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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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    ¢
    Cedi
    Ghana
    CHF
    Franc
    Togo , Benin , 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 GambiaTogo, Benin, Cote 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.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote dlvoire, Guinea, Senegal and The Gambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Required for entrance into the country for Ghana, Togo, Benin, 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 19 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 March 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Dragoman Overland. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Dragoman Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for Dragoman Overland tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Cancellation Policy

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