Sierra Leone; Rainforest Nature Trail YA02

10 Days From £0 (1,780 USD)

Come and stay at the edge of the western most tip of the Western Peninsula Rainforest, where the forest spills onto the beach side, an area rich in nature. Explore the upper forest with an accredited National Tourist Board forest guide.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private tour
Start Location: Lungi Airport, Sierra Leone
End Location: Lungi Airport, Sierra Leone
Accommodation: Camping/wooden huts
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: Approval of Sierra Leone National Tourist Board
Years In Business: 4

Come and stay at the edge of the western most tip of the Western Peninsula Rainforest, where the forest spills onto the beach side, an area rich in nature. Explore the upper forest with an accredited National Tourist Board forest guide. This tour includes a two night stay in Tiwai Island, one of the last remaining tracts of the Upper Guinean Congolese Rainforest and home to a high concentration of primates some of them endangered like the Diana monkey, black and white, the red and olive colobus monkey and wild chimpanzees. With Pygmy hippopotamus and over 135 different bird species including eight types of hornbill. This tour is a nature loverís delight.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
-Airport to overnight hotel and onward to accommodation transfers
-All meals
-All boat, canoe trips
-All internal travel
-Fees, guides and accommodation charges for Tiwai Island visit
-English speaking guides

Excludes
-Airfares
-Visa
-Departure tax (only payable on non European flights)
-Excess baggage charges
-Medical and personal insurance inclusive of personal loss, injury, flight delays, lost baggage and repatriation
-Drinks (all of which are available to buy at reasonable prices)
-Medical requirements
-Personal expenditure telephone calls, tips etc

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. You will arrive in the evening, be met at airport personally by one of our team and transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02. Am you will be met at the hotel and transferred across the river by ferry and on to Titoís Paradise Eco Beach. The afternoon will be spent walking through the bush with a local bush guide, following an old local slave route to John Obey. In the early evening there will be a boat trip in a paddle boat in the river into the forest, followed by good food and a bonfire.
Day 03. There will be a guided walk into the Gumma valley nature trail with picnic. This is a full day nature trek affording you to chance to see many different species of butterfly and rewarding you with a magnificent view of the western most edge and the beaches of the Peninsula. There will be another early evening river trip up the next river.
Day 04. A visit to the famous Chimpanzee Sanctuary followed by a trek in the Western Peninsula .Rainforest conservation area.
Day 05. Journey via BO to Tiwai Island
Day 06. AM and PM guided walks through Tiwai Island. Early evening magical canoe trip to the end of the island and back nature watching.
Day 07. AM and PM Guided nature trails and visit to the research centre. A night time guided trek through the rainforest.. .
Day 08. Return to Titoís Paradise Eco Beach
Day 09. 05.00 start for a day of guided trekking to Gumma valley Damn home to the white breasted Guinea fowl. Picnic lunch overlooking this magnificent dam.
Day 10. .AM one final nature walk followed by farewell lunch. PM you will be taken back to the airport by one or two of our team.