Casablanca to Accra Itinerary

Travel to Africa and journey overland between the great cities of Casablanca and Accra. Taste the spices of traditional African cuisine, safari through the wilderness in search of the Big Five, and take in the unique atmosphere of the African jungle

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Day 1 Casablanca

Get acquainted with the distinct architecture and European flavour of Casablanca.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Rabat

Visit the Kasbah des Oudaias.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 3 Moulay Idriss

Head to a Moroccan homestay in the sacred hilltop town of Moulay Idriss.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1

Days 4-5 Fes

Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis en route to historic Fes.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 6 Bush Camp

Spend the night camping in the rugged Moroccan wilds.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 7 Merzouga/Overnight Camel Safari

Ride into the desert overnight on a camel safari.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 8-9 Todra Gorge

Hike through the magnificent Todra Gorge.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 10 Ait Benhaddou

Watch a golden sunset paint the graceful Ait Benhaddou kasbah in red hues.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 11 Talioune

Head to the Moroccan village of Talioune.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 12 Ouirgane

Visit the Saffron Community Project.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 13-14 Imlil/Toubkal

Why not conquer the slopes of Mt Toubkal?
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Days 15-16 Essaouira

Make the most of the coastal beauty and mellow vibe of Essaouria. Wander the narrow streets to explore markets and shop for trinkets or simply relax by the beach.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 17-19 Marrakech

Visit Marrakech and get lost amongst the souqs and bazaars that line the winding streets.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 20 Casablanca

Sit back with the locals and sip on a sweet mint tea in Casablanca.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 21 Fly Casablanca to Dakar

Say farewell to the fragrances and smiles of Morocco and spend the night in a comfortable hotel as you prepare for the next leg of the journey.

Day 22 Dakar

Visit Senegal and relax in the vibrant coastal city of Dakar.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 23-24 St Louis

Spot egrets, ducks, pelicans and flamingos in an estuary of the Senegal River, Africa.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 25-26 Palmarin

Take a break from Senegal's beach and explore mangroves on board a traditional pirogue - a dugout canoe.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 27-28 Kiang West National Park

Farewell the beaches of Senegal and head inland to experience Gambia. Explore the woodlands and mangrove creeks of Kiang West National Park and try to spot African vultures and falcons circling in the sky.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 29 Basse Santu-Su

Sit back, relax and experience Gambia while travelling through this central western region of Africa.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 30-31 Niokolo-Koba National Park

Travel on game drives to spot chimpanzees, leopards and hippos in this forested park.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 32 Kayes/Bush Camp

Camp in some of the most remote parts of the African sub-Sahara.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 33-35 Bamako

Discover tribal music and warmth in Mali's capital, Bamako. Be sure to catch a musical performance - Bamako city is home to some of West Africa's finest musicians.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Days 36-38 Mandingue Country Trek

Travel on a 4-day trek into the remote heart of Mandingue country and mingle with friendly locals on village stays.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Day 39 Bamako

Travel back to Bamako and enjoy a well earned rest.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 40 Segou

Perusing colourful fabrics and crafts at a local market is one of the essential things to do in Mali.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 41 Bush Camp

Travel to Burkina Faso and be touched by the warmth of the friendly people.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 42-43 Ouagadougou

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

Days 44-45 Bobo-Dioulasso

The vibrant African city of Bobo-Dioulasso is home to a sacred fishpond used for unusual rituals.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Days 46-47 Banfora

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

Day 48 Bush Camp

Enter the proud nation of Ghana.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 49-50 Mole National Park

Home to elephants, lions and leopards, Mole National Park is one of West Africa's best.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 51 Kintampo Falls

Pay a visit to the impressive Kintampo Falls and meet wide-eyed inhabitants at the Baobeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 52-53 Kumasi

A visit to the atmospheric market in Kumasi city is an eye-opening thing to do in Ghana.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 54-55 Elmina

Help out on a local community project in this little Ghanaian fishing town.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 56-57 Accra

The African adventure ends in Ghana's coastal capital, Accra city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1