Dakar to Douala Overview

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

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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 Cameroon's Limbe's beaches. Along the way, meet welcoming West African folk and discover some of Africa's hidden gems.

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

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Dakar, Senegal
  • Finish:

  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • 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:

    1904kg pp per trip
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Day 54 Jos

Traverse the picturesque Jos Plateau.

Days 55-56 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 57 Afi Mountains

Spend the night in a camp near Makurdi.

Days 58-60 Drill Ranch Moneky Sanctuary

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

Days 61-63 Cameroon Rainforest

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

Days 64-65 Limbe

Lounge on Limbe'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

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