Casablanca to Douala

Tour Africa on this epic adventure through nine enchanting West African countries. Hear entrancing African music, visit incredible people and experience unique African cultures on this trip from Casablanca to Douala that is not to be missed.

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

Visit Africa and experience the highlights of these incredible countries. The journey begins in the famous city of Casablanca, Morocco, and travels through Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria and Cameroon. Cruise the Niger River, trek rugged mountain passes, explore the wilderness on game drives in Ghana, and then laze on the remarkable black sands of Limbe's beaches in Cameroon. From start to finish, this epic tour from Casablanca to Douala will leave you in awe of amazing West Africa.

  • Blitz through bazaars in Marrakech
  • Experience colonial Casablanca
  • Explore mangroves with local fisherman in Senegal
  • Hike to Mt Toubkal
  • Lounge on the beach in Grand Popo, Benin
  • Meet cheeky chimps in Nigeria
  • Soak up coastal ambience in Essaouira
  • Wander the medieval streets of Fes

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Casablanca, Morocco
  • Finish:

  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    63 breakfasts, 63 lunches, 63 dinners, All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (11 nts), Cabin (2 nts), Camp site (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (35 nts), Guesthouse (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Hostel (2 nts), Hotel (30 nts), Lodge (2 nts), Rondavel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Canoe, Overland vehicle, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Elmina Castle, Entrance and Rainforest canopy walk, Kakum National Park, Entrance to Volubilis, Game Drive and visit to hot springs, Great Mosque, Guided city tour with local lunch, Fes, Guided Tour of Palace and Museum, Abomey, Guided tour of the local cloth weavers, Guided walks, La Maison Bresil at Ouidah, Medina Baay Mosque, Overnight camel safari, Pirogue (dug out canoe trip) on Lake Togo, Pirogue trip, Saffron Community Project, Stilt Village Boat Trip, Visit Drill Monkey Conservation Project, Visit to the Kasbah

  • Notes:

    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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Casablanca to Douala Summary

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Day 1 Casablanca

With a bustling old medina, Art-Deco buildings, contemporary art galleries and one of Africa's biggest ports, Casablanca is a city of all ages.

Day 2 Rabat

Visit the Kasbah des Oudaias.

Day 3 Moulay Idriss

Head to a Moroccan homestay in the sacred hilltop town of Moulay Idriss.

Days 4-5 Fes

Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis en route to historic Fes.

Day 6 Bush Camp

Spend the night camping in the rugged Moroccan wilds.

Day 7 Merzouga/Overnight Camel Safari

Ride into the desert overnight on a camel safari.

Days 8-9 Todra Gorge

Hike through the magnificent Todra Gorge.

Day 10 Ait Benhaddou

Watch a golden sunset paint the graceful Ait Benhaddou kasbah in red hues.

Day 11 Talioune

Head to the Moroccan village of Talioune.

Day 12 Ouirgane

Visit the Saffron Community Project.

Days 13-14 Imlil/Toubkal

Why not conquer the slopes of Mt Toubkal?

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.

Days 17-19 Marrakech

Visit Marrakech and get lost amongst the souqs and bazaars that line the winding streets.

Day 20 Casablanca

Sit back with the locals and sip on a sweet mint tea in Casablanca.

Day 21 Casablanca/Dakar

Fly from Casablanca to Dakar.

Day 22 Dakar

Begin the West Africa part of the journey in the vibrant coastal city of Dakar.

Days 23-24 Toubakouta/Sine-Saloum Delta

Stop over in the tiny town of Toubakouta, and, if there's time, head to Medina Baay Mosque in Kaolack. The next day, head out and explore the beautiful beaches, mangrove swamps, islands and dunes of the Sine-Saloum Delta.

Days 25-26 Tendaba Camp/Kiang West National Park

Reach the Gambia River and spend two nights in traditional round huts made entirely out of natural materials from the bush. Explore the woodlands, savannas, mangrove creeks and tidal flats of Kiang West, the Gambia's largest national park, and keep an eye out for West African Manatee, otters, hyenas and leopards.

Days 27-28 Bintang Bolong

Stay in the peaceful surrounds of Bintang Bolong Eco Lodge, using the riverside huts as a base in which to step into a canoe and explore the surrounding mangroves, or experience the lively culture of Bintang village.

Days 29-30 Ziguinchor

Arrive in the sandy streets of Ziguinchor, and head out to explore the overgrown downtown area or check out the colourful local boat-builders at the port.

Days 31-32 Cap Skirring

Feel the fresh sea breeze in the coastal village of Cap Skirring, and perhaps take a dip in the warm waters or relax on the palm-fringed beaches.

Day 33 Bush Camp

Continue the Africa overland odyssey toward Guinea Bissau, stopping to camp for the night.

Days 34-35 Bissau

Relax among the laidback, Portuguese-inspired vibes of Bissau. Pull up a seat in a bustling cafe or snap some photos of the character-clad colonial buildings.

Days 36-37 Bush Camp

Camp overnight in Mampata and Koundara, passing through some of West Africa's most remote scenery on the way.

Days 38-40 Fouta Djallon

Head into the cool climes of Fouta Djallon, the perfect place to enjoy a spot of walking, hiking or biking.

Days 41-42 Mamou/Kissidougou

Leave the Fouta Djallon region behind and head further through Guinea, stopping en route for two nights.

Days 43-44 Guinee Forestiere

Explore the forested mountain region of south-eastern Guinea, an untamed area that offers great opportunities to trek across wild savanna, follow less-trodden trails to spectacular waterfalls and track forest elephants at the Foret Classee de Ziama.

Days 45-46 Bush Camp/Odienne

Cut a path through rural West Africa, spending a night camping under the stars before reaching Odienne - renowned for its gold mines and striking granite backdrop.

Day 47 Korhogo

Weave through the fabric-filled marketplaces of cotton-producing Korhogo - a great place to pick up some handmade souvenirs.

Days 48-49 Yamoussoukro

Explore the bizarre capital of the Cote d'Ivoire, a monument to presidential wealth and a city that sports the Basilique de Notre Dame de la Paix - an almost exact replica of St Peter's in the Vatican City.
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