Dakar to Douala Itinerary

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Clay home of ditamari people, Benin

Palm trees under blue skies, Benin

Man herding cattle at sunset, Benin desert

Local family in hut, Burkina

Local boys playing at school, Ghana

Local man surrounded by goats, Mali

Dogon man poses in traditional hat, Mali

Local man supplies water for travelling Camels, Mali

Tribesman in traditional mask, Mali

Straw hats in small native village, Mali

Day 1 Dakar

Travel to Senegal and stay at seaside Dakar city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-3 St Louis

Check out the Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie, Senegal.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 4-5 Palmarin

Leave Senegal's beaches to explore by canoe.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 6-7 Kiang West National Park

Farewell the beaches of Senegal and experience Gambia. Spot vutures and falcons circling the sky above Kiang West National Park.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 8 Basse Santu-Su

Travel through the centre of western Gambia.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 9-10 Niokolo-Koba National Park

Embark on game drives in this forested park.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 11 Kayes/Bush Camp

Cross the border and travel to Mali.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 12-14 Bamako

Discover the delights of Bamako city, home to some of Africa's finest musicians.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Days 15-17 Mandingue Country Trek

Trek into the remote heart of Mandingue country and mingle with friendly locals on village stays.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Day 18 Bamako

Arrive back at Bamako city to rest.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 19 Segou

Relax into the laidback pace of Segou.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 20 Bush Camp

Travel to Burkina Faso and camp under a starry African sky.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 21-22 Ouagadougou

Dance the night away to the sounds of local musicians in Ouagadougou.
ACCOM: Camp site - 1, Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 23-24 Bobo-Dioulasso

See Burkina Faso attractions, including a sacred fishpond.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Days 25-26 Banfora

Head through an avenue of mango trees to the spectacular Karfiguela Falls.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 27 Bush Camp

Travel to Ghana - home to national parks, coastal beauty, colourful markets and an acclaimed music scene.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 28-29 Mole National Park

Mole National Park rivals those of East Africa for its wildlife safaris.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 30 Kintampo Falls

See the impressive Kintampo Falls and visit the Baobeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 31-32 Kumasi

Browse the lively markets of bustling Kumasi city.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 33-34 Elmina

Lend a hand at a rural educational and building project.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 35-36 Accra

Relax on beautiful Accra beach.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 37-38 Keta

Chill out on coastal Keta.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 39 Akosombo/Lake Volta

Visit Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 40-41 Mt Klouto

A butterfly safari through lush jungle is one of the amazing things to do in Togo.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 42-43 Agbodrafo

Cross Lake Togo to investigate voodoo culture.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 44-45 Grand Popo

Visit Benin and make the most of the coastline.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 46-47 Cotonou/Ouidah/Ganvie

Camp by a lake near Cotonou city.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 48-49 Abomey

Visit a palace and museum filled with treasures.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 50 Abeokuta

Say goodbye to Benin and head to Nigeria's thriving city of Abeokuta.
ACCOM: Camp site - 1

Days 51-53 Bush Camp/Abuja

Travel through the lush green heart of Nigeria to Abuja city.
ACCOM: Camp site - 1, Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 54 Jos

Discover Nigeria's cooler regions on the scenic Jos Plateau.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 55-56 Yankari National Park

Soak in a hot spring in Yankari, Nigeria.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 57 Afi Mountains

Camp in the bush on the way to the Afi Mountains.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 58-60 Drill Ranch Moneky Sanctuary

See where chimps and endangered drill monkeys are protected.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Days 61-63 Cameroon Rainforest

Travel through the varied Cameroon landscape.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 3

Days 64-65 Limbe

Lounge on Limbe beach's black volcanic sands below mighty Mt Cameroon.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 66-67 Kribi Beach

Kribi Beach is a dramatic contrast to Limbe's chilled-out vibe and is a glitzy, palm-fringed playground for the rich.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 68-69 Douala

Travel to Douala and indulge in great restaurants and bars.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1