Discover West Africa on an overland adventure from Dakar, Senegal to Accra, Ghana
The quintessential West Africa overland trip, this tour from Dakar to Ghana leaves no cultural, natural or historical stone unturned on its eastbound journey across the continent. Very much off-the-beaten-track, this is a fairly physically demanding tour that involves a lot of camping, hiking and trekking – though the bulk of it is undertaken in a comfortable overland truck. This is grassroots travelling at its very best; where you can really get involved in the communities and local people you meet along the way. From experiencing stunning birdlife and witnessing the last populations of West African lions, to getting involved in a community project in Ghana, this West African adventure takes in the best this part of the continent has to offer. Whether hanging out at the voodoo shrines, walking with butterflies at Mount Klouto or relaxing on the many serene beaches along the coast, West Africa is the ideal destination for travellers wanting a different travel experience.
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Relax on the stunning Brenu Beach on Ghana’s gold coast
Explore the dense jungles of Kakum National Park
Get absorbed in the buzzing arts and handicrafts scene of Bissau
Discover Ghana’s capital city of Accra
Embark on a pirogue trip through the Sine-Saloum Delta
Unlock the secrets of Ghana’s historic Elmina Castle
Encounter the great mosques of Senegal
1. 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.
2. A single supplement is not available for this trip.
3. This trip is run by our experienced overland partner Dragoman
We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in The Gambia, Cote D’Ivoire, Guinea and Senegal before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts