Western Beaches & Jungles (westbound) Itinerary

Experience Africa on this overland tour through Nigeria, Benin and Togo. Visit Cameroon rainforest, Accra Beaches and Nigeria's Kakum National Park.

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Beninese people in a boat

Clay house, Benin

Cattle herding, Benin

Chameleon in the tropical rainforest of Cameroon

Pottery market in Accra

Two woman carring food, Ghana


Day 1 Douala

Discover Douala's curious mix of gracefully decayed colonial ambience and modern, marble buildings.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 Kribi Beach

Live it up in Kribi - a glitzy, palm-fringed playground for the rich, and relax on the beach while soaking up the glorious African sun.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 4-5 Limbe

Travel to Limbe and lounge on the black volcanic sands of its quiet beaches. Perhaps visit the Limbe Wildlife Centre and watch the playful antics of the resident monkeys and gorillas.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 6-7 Cameroon Rainforest

Journey through the tropical rainforest of Cameroon and camp in remote locations along the way.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2

Days 8-10 Drill Ranch Monkey Sanctuary

Delight in spending time in the forests of the Drill Monkey Sanctuary and perhaps help out the guardians of orphaned drill monkeys and chimpanzees at this worthy wildlife project.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Day 11 Bush Camp

Watch the dramatic African scenery unfold as the trip heads to Yankari National Park.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 12-13 Yankari National Park

Soak in a hot spring beneath sandstone cliffs and safari among prowling lions, springing antelope and elegant ostriches in this remote reserve.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 14 Jos

Enjoy the cooler climes of the scenic Jos Plateau.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 15 Abuja

Explore Nigeria's capital then leave the city behind to camp in the bush.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 18 Bush Camp/Abeokuta

Spend time getting acquainted with this thriving African city.

Days 19-20 Abomey

Cross the border into Benin. Pay a visit to a palace filled with gold and silver - and pervaded by the spirit of voodoo!
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 21 Ganvie

Stay overnight in the fascinating village of Ganvie, built entirely on stilts in the middle of a lagoon and accessible only by canoe. Travel to Cotonou and take the chance to visit a unique African market.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 22-23 Ouidah

Visit the epicentre of voodoo culture in Ouidah. Perhaps explore the fascinating Musée d’histoire d’Ouidah to learn about the history and culture of voodooism. For a sobering experience, visit the Ouidah Museum of History which gives a glimpse into the horrors of this town's slave trade past.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 24-25 Grand Popo

Lounge on the beach or wander in the nearby museum. Perhaps join locals in the evening to spot sea turtles on the beach.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 26-27 Agbodrafo

Make tracks to Togo and take a ride with local fishermen to Togoville to learn about the mysteries and rituals of voodoo.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 28-29 Mt Klouto

Perhaps take a butterfly safari through lush rainforest before enjoying a night of traditional African cuisine and music.
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Day 30 Akosombo/Lake Volta

Travel across the border into Ghana and camp by one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 31-32 Keta

Explore the Keta Lagoon Complex - vast wetlands that are home to a myriad birds, fish and butterflies.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 33-34 Accra

Wind up your African travels on the beach in Ghana's golden capital city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1