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Travel to Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria and Cameroon.

Visit Africa and experience West Africa's highlights on this incredible 69-day adventure. The journey begins in the famous city of Dakar, Senegal, and travels through the vast sands of the north. Have the chance to cruise the Niger River on a traditional pinasse boat and trek mountain terrain in search of Dogon villages. Head south to explore the lush tropical wilderness on game drives in Kakum Park, Ghana, and then laze on the remarkable black sands of Limbe's beaches in Cameroon. Along the way, meet welcoming West African folk and discover some of Africa's hidden gems.

  • Travel in Ghana and browse the colourful markets of Kumasi
  • Visit Ghana and spot wild game in Mole National Park
  • Meet cheeky chimps in Nigeria
  • Lounge on the beach in Grand Popo, Benin
  • Explore mangroves with local fisherman in Senegal
  • Experience the country of Mali and be enchanted by its music
  • Tour Mali and engage the culture of the reclusive Dogon tribe of Africa
  • Float down the Niger River

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Dakar, Senegal
  • Finish:

    Douala, Cameroon
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (4 nts), Camp site (3 nts), Camping (with facilities) (47 nts), Hotel (15 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    3 night/4 day Mandingue trek, African Workshop community project, Domes of Fabedougou, Banfora, Entrance and Game Drives, Entrance and Rainforest canopy walk, Kakum National Park, Entrance French Fort, Kayes, Entrance into Kiang West National Park, Game Drive and visit to hot springs, Guided Tour of Palace and Museum, Abomey, Kintampo Waterfalls, La Maison Bresil at Ouidah, Niger River Day Trip and Village Visit, Pirogue (dug out canoe trip) on Lake Togo, Pirogue Trip, Sabre Trust School project, Elmina, Stilt Village Boat Trip, Visit Drill Monkey Conservation Project, Visit Slave Castle, Elmina, Visit the Baobeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, Visit to Karfiguela Waterfalls, Visit to Lake Tengrela, Visit to Sindou Peaks, Walking Safari and Entrance, Mole National Park

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    2002kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes for more details. 2. Please note that due to the unpredictable security situation in Mali, and a 'Do Not Travel' government warning, we are no longer able to travel through Mali. The itinerary for all future departures will be changing to instead travel from Senegal through The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire to Ghana. We expect to have the new itinerary online by the end of June 2012. 3. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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About Benin , Burkina Faso , Cameroon , Gambia , Ghana , Mali , Nigeria , Senegal , Togo

Dakar to Douala Summary

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Day 54 Jos

Discover Nigeria's cooler regions on the scenic Jos Plateau.

Days 55-56 Yankari National Park

Soak in a hot spring in Yankari, Nigeria.

Day 57 Afi Mountains

Camp in the bush on the way to the Afi Mountains.

Days 58-60 Drill Ranch Moneky Sanctuary

See where chimps and endangered drill monkeys are protected.

Days 61-63 Cameroon Rainforest

Travel through the varied Cameroon landscape.

Days 64-65 Limbe

Lounge on Limbe beach's black volcanic sands below mighty Mt Cameroon.

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.

Days 68-69 Douala

Travel to Douala and indulge in great restaurants and bars.
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