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Guinee-Sierra Leone

18-day group tour


You like comfort, and you don't mind camping for a good experience? Join us to two of the less-known destinations in West Africa!



This tour with 4WDs through Guinea and Sierra Leone takes us to some of the most stunning places of the countries, including the Fouta Djalon, the Guinean highlands, Tiwai Island and tropical beaches. In addition to exploring the natural gems of each country, we meet the people and are introduced to their culture and everyday life.
Join us on a journey to remember!



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In short

Day 1: (late) arrival in Conakry
Day 2: Conakry - Waliya
Day 3: Waliya - Kindia
Day 4: Kindia - Dalaba
Day 5-9: Fouta Djalon
Day 10: Dalaba - Coyah
Day 11: Coyah - Freetown
Day 12: Freetown
Day 13: Freetown - Banana Island
Day 14: Banana Island - Kambama
Day 15: Tiwai Island - Kenema
Day 16: Kenema - Makeni
Day 17: Makeni - Lungi
Day 18: Tasso & Bunce Island - departure
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price

€3,795 per person
single supplement € 639

dates

7-24 November 2020
individual extensions and tailor-made trips possible

included

All nights accommodation (hotel in Conakry, Kindia, Dabala, Labé, Coyah, Freetown, Kenema, Freetown, Makeni and Lungi, camping in Waliya, Ainguel, Douki, Banana Island and Kambama), use of tents, English-speaking accompanying guide and local assistants, transport per 4WD, all excursions as mentioned in the itinerary, airport transfers, breakfast day 2-18, lunch day 2-18, dinner day 2, 5-6 and 13-14, tourist taxes, fair payment to all we work with.

excluded

(Air) fare to Conakry and from Freetown (Lungi), visa, vaccinations, personal insurances (including travel and cancellation insurance), other meals, drinks, souvenirs, personal expenses, optional and additional visits and activities, tips, fees related to photography sessions, filming and interviews.

responsible travel

Papillon Reizen values taking her responsibility. That is why we pay a fair price for goods and services. Besides all our activities contribute to the Papillon funds.

transport

We travel with especially for our group arranged transport (4WDs). The number of cars is adapted to the group size, with a maximum of 3 clients per vehicle.

accommodation

Based on double occupancy of rooms and tents. Facilities are simple in encampments and villages.
The single supplement gives the right of single use of rooms and tents - depending on availability.
Twin rooms are rare, if you desire a twin room, kindly ask us about the options.

group size

minimum 6 people
maximum 12 people

comfort level

Guinea and Sierra Leone do not yet have well-established tourism facilities and infrastructure.
Expect dirt roads and potholed roads to be part of the trip. Power and water cuts can happen; also in hotels. Several nights are spent camping in basic conditions.
Walks (on uneven surface) of a couple of hours are part of the itinerary.
Being open-minded, flexible and with an adventurous attitude are required to fully appreciate this trip.

visa(s)

Guinea: single entry visa
Sierra Leone: single entry visa

invitation letters

If invitation letters are requested for the visa application, these are provided after receipt of the (down) payment.

payment conditions

Down payment upon booking: 25%.
Payment of the remaining sum six weeks prior to the start of the trip.
Full payment upon booking, when six or less weeks are left to the start of the trip.

cancellation fees

In case of cancellation of the trip by the traveler, the following costs apply:
- till six weeks prior to the start of the trip: the down payment
- six weeks till two weeks prior to the start of the trip: 70% of the costs of the trip
- less than two weeks prior to the start of the trip: 100% of the costs of the trip

responsible travel

Papillon Reizen values taking her responsibility. That is why we pay a fair price for goods and services. Besides all our activities contribute to the Papillon funds.

practical information

Click on the links for more information on Guinea and Sierra Leone.
After booking a confirmation email with extensive travel information, practical information and a baggage checklist will be sent to you.