Western Beaches & Jungles (eastbound) Overview

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

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Discover Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Ghana and Togo.

Visit tropical West Africa, full of idyllic beaches and lush rainforests as gorgeous as anything on the east coast - but far more secluded. From the exotic jungles of Cameroon all the way to the cultural delights of Accra, this Overland tour covers five welcoming countries. Throughout your African travels, stop in Ghana to spot iconic animals in the famous Kakum National Park, roam the vibrant African cities of Benin and discover Togo's mysterious voodoo culture. There's also plenty of time for simply chilling out under palm trees on some truly remote African beaches. Make the most of the changing landscapes and cultures of West Africa and travel to a truly remote part of the world.

  • Catch some rays in Accra
  • Kick back on the beaches of Grand Popo
  • Learn about voodoo culture in Togo
  • Safari through Cameroon's rainforests
  • Soak up Nigeria's hot springs in Yankari National Park
  • Take to the treetops in Kakum National Park
  • Travel to an African village built on stilts over a lagoon
  • Visit Benin's golden treasures

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Accra, Ghana
  • Finish:

    Douala, Cameroon
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (4 nts), Camp site (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (18 nts), Hotel (9 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Game Drive and visit to hot springs, Guided Tour of Palace and Museum, Abomey, La Maison Bresil at Ouidah, Pirogue (dug out canoe trip) on Lake Togo, Stilt Village Boat Trip, Visit Drill Monkey Conservation Project

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    925kg pp per trip
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Western Beaches & Jungles (eastbound) Summary

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Day 1 Accra

Bask on Ghana's beaches in Accra.

Days 2-3 Keta

Ein Walkway führt durch die Baumkronen des Regenwaldes.

Day 4 Akosombo/Lake Volta

Visit the Akosombo Dam before setting up camp for the night.

Days 5-6 Mt Klouto

Travel to Togo to enjoy a butterfly safari through lush jungle. By night, get a rhythmic introduction to local drumming.

Days 7-8 Agbodrafo

Ride across Lake Togo with local fishermen to investigate voodoo culture in Togoville.

Days 9-10 Grand Popo

Visit Benin and relax beachside in Grand Popo.

Days 11-12 Cotonou/Ouidah/Ganvie

Be sure to check out the candy-striped Cotonou Cathedral.

Days 13-14 Abomey

Visit a palace filled with shimmering gold and silver and pervaded by the spirit of voodoo.

Day 15 Abeokuta

Travel into Nigeria and spend the night in booming Abeokuta.

Days 16-18 Bush Camp/Abuja

Enjoy a night camping in the bush en route to Nigeria's capital, Abuja.

Day 19 Jos

Traverse the picturesque Jos Plateau.

Days 20-21 Yankari National Park

Soak in a hot spring beneath dramatic sandstone cliffs. Look out for lions, antelope and elegant ostriches on a trip into this remote park.

Day 22 Bush Camp

Spend the night in a camp near Makurdi.

Days 23-25 Drill Ranch Moneky Sanctuary

See where chimps and endangered drill monkeys are saved from hunters and perhaps lend a hand.

Days 26-28 Cameroon Rainforest

Travel along rugged roads winding through Cameroon's rainforests, arid plains and soaring mountains.

Days 29-30 Limbe

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

Days 31-32 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 33-34 Douala

End your western beaches and jungles adventure among Douala's graceful and decaying colonial ambience.
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