48 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

48 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  23 h 45 min
1
Lungi
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Makeni
— 11 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Kenema
— 13 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Freetown
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Seattle

9
nights
Lungi

Lungi
Lungi is a small coastal town in Port Loko District in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. Lungi is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tintafor Central Mosque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lungi trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Lungi is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Lungi is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in Lungi dip to 75°F. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Makeni.

Things to do in Lungi

Historic Sites
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11
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Makeni Central Mosque.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Makeni travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lungi to Makeni takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to Kenema.

Things to do in Makeni

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 21 — Aug 1:

13
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 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Gola Rainforest National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kenema online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Makeni to Kenema takes 3 hours. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Freetown.

Things to do in Kenema

Parks Nature
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12
nights
Freetown

Freetown ©
Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bureh Beach and Bunce Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Freetown: River Number Two Beach (in Sussex) and Lakka Beach (in Lakka). The adventure continues: stroll through John Obey Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Hausa Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamiul Atique Fourah Bay Mosque, and browse the exhibits of Sierra Leone Peace Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Freetown trip planner.

Getting from Kenema to Freetown by car takes about 4.5 hours. August in Freetown sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 75°F at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Freetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bureh Beach, River Number Two Beach, Lakka Beach
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Bureh Beach ©
Bureh Beach
Lakka Beach ©
Lakka Beach
John Obey Beach ©
John Obey Beach