17 days in Sierra Leone & Western Area Itinerary

17 days in Sierra Leone & Western Area Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Makeni
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Kenema
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Lakka
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: London

5
nights
Makeni

Makeni
Makeni is the largest city in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. Makeni is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Makeni Central Mosque.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Makeni trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Makeni is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Kenema.

Things to do in Makeni

Historic Sites
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3
nights
Kenema

Kenema
Kenema is the second largest city in Sierra Leone, and the largest city in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Gola Rainforest National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kenema trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Makeni to Kenema takes 3 hours. You will leave for Lakka on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Kenema

Parks Nature
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7
nights
Lakka

Lakka ©
Get out of town with these interesting Lakka side-trips: Bureh Beach (in Bure Town) and Freetown (Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, St George's cathedral, &more).

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lakka day trip site.

Traveling by car from Kenema to Lakka takes 5 hours. December in Lakka sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Lakka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freetown, Bureh Beach, River Number Two Beach
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 31:
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Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary ©
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary
River Number Two Beach ©
River Number Two Beach
Lumley Beach ©
Lumley Beach

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