31 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

31 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Freetown
— 8 nights
2
Lakka
— 1 day
3
Bure Town
— 1 night
4
Makeni
— 12 nights
5
Kenema
— 9 nights

8
nights
Freetown

Freetown ©
Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tasso Ecotourism Project as well as Banana Divers Sierra Leone. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St George's cathedral and Freetown Central Mosque. Visiting Bureh Beach and John Obey Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Freetown: Lakka Beach (in Lakka) and River Number Two Beach (in Sussex). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, have fun at Cruzer Cinema, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamiul Atique Fourah Bay Mosque, and admire the striking features of Hausa Mosque.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Freetown trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Lungi International Airport. October in Freetown sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Lakka.

Things to do in Freetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lakka Beach, Bureh Beach, River Number Two Beach
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Bureh Beach ©
Bureh Beach
Banana Divers Sierra Leone ©
Banana Divers Sierra Leone
Lakka Beach ©
Lakka Beach

1
day
Lakka

Lakka ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at River Number Two Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakka Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lakka trip planner.

Lakka is just a short distance from Freetown. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bure Town.

Things to do in Lakka

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

River Number Two Beach
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River Number Two Beach ©
River Number Two Beach
Lakka Beach ©
Lakka Beach

1
night
Bure Town

Bure Town ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bureh Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bure Town trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lakka to Bure Town takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Bure Town are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Makeni.

Things to do in Bure Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Bureh Beach ©
Bureh Beach

12
nights
Makeni

Makeni ©
Makeni is the largest city in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. Outamba Kilimi National Park has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Makeni Central Mosque.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Makeni holiday website.

You can drive from Bure Town to Makeni in 3 hours. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to Kenema.

Things to do in Makeni

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Outamba Kilimi National Park
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Outamba Kilimi National Park ©
Outamba Kilimi National Park

9
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 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Gola Rainforest National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kenema online day trip planner.

Getting from Makeni to Kenema by car takes about 3 hours. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Kenema

Nature Parks
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