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For those who want to see the provinces without venturing too deep into the beyond. You will experience a taste of the Sierra Leone countryside with a trip to Makeni and Kabala. Experience the beautiful hilly terrain of Kabala and its cooler temperature, and even follow some of the walking trails around the town
On arrival in Freetown (Lungi) off your flight (flight booked by you), disembark and enter the arrivals hall. You will be met by a representative from VSL after customs. You will then be assisted to get on the boat to be transferred to Freetown and onward to your hotel to spend the night.
This morning, there will be a brief introduction meeting before embarking on your tour of the city. With the driver and car at your disposal you will visit sites such as the St. Georges Cathedral, Railway Museum, National Museum, Maroon Church, Martello Tower and Fort Thornton (where the Presidential State House now stands). Return to your hotel to spend the night.
After breakfast you will be picked up and taken to Aberdeen where you will board a speedboat for Bunce and Tasso Island Tour. After spending a couple of hours exploring the substantial ruins on the island, including the factory house, fortification, slave prison, watchtowers, dormitories, storerooms, and power magazine you will be transferred to spend the night at one of the eco-lodges at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
After experiencing the work being done with orphaned and rescued Chimpanzees at the Sanctuary, you will be transferred to the River Number Two where you will spend 2 nights at the where you will spend two nights in a basic ocean front room in the Community run Guest House. Breakfast included.
Day at River Number 2. Spend the whole day reading a book on the beach, take a Boat trip up River where you have a chance of seeing crocodiles in their natural habitat or walk over to Tokeh Beach.
After breakfast, you will be transferred by Bureh Beach where you will have lunch before continuing on to Kent Beach and then by boat to Banana Islands where you will spend the next couple of nights. You have the option of going of a guided tour of the island which is one of the earliest settling points for freed slaves to the colony.
You have the option of taking a boat trip around the islands, going fishing or snorkeling in the waters around the island.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kent where the driver and guide will be waiting for you. You will then get the chance of seeing the Sierra Leone country side with a trip to Makeni. You will spend 2 nights at the Wusum Hotel.
Take a day trip to Kabala and explore this hilly town in the North of Sierra Leone. You will return to Makeni where you will spend the night.
You will be transferred back to the airport by road via Port Loko. You will be assisted with checking in procedures by our VSL Airport representative.