8 days 7 nights
Discover Liberia – There is much to discover in Liberia. See where the Africa’s first independent country had its Declaration of Independence signed. Visit beautiful Blue Lake in Robertsport and relax on a pristine beach where surfers ride the waves. Test your drum-playing skills and dance steps among the locals.. Gain more insight into the cultural, history and archaeological findings of tribal villages and visit the world’s largest rubber plantation.
Arrive Monrovia. Meet, assist, and transfer to your hotel. Depending on the time of arrival you may begin the historic tour of the capital of Africa’s first independent state. Meal(s) Included: None Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
After breakfast go on a city tour of Monrovia; highlights include the remnants of Ducor Hotel, the highest point in Monrovia where the first lighthouse of Liberia was, the Joseph Jenkins Roberts monument, Providence Baptist Church– Liberia’s oldest church which was built in the 18th century and where Liberia’s Declaration of Independence was signed. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
After breakfast, you will travel to Blue Lake which is surrounded by hills and was accidentally discovered during a mining exploration. In the afternoon, with the assistance of your driver and guide, decide on your activities and excursions. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mambo Point Hotel or similar.
After breakfast, Go on a tour of Roberts Port, situated along the Sierra Leonean border and is famous for beautiful beaches, hiking trails, and historical importance. In the 19th century freed African Americans arrived from the United States and settled in Robertsport. The area is scattered with large plantation-style homes, reminiscent of the old Southern United States. Robertsport is also known for fishing and rice farming. You may enjoy a boat ride on beautiful Lake Piso, Liberia’s and West Africa’s largest and most scenic lake. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
Today you will visit the village of Bimen. Here you may learn to play the drums and the local cultural and ceremonial dances. In the afternoon go canoeing on the Du River surrounded by Mangrove trees. Visit Bemah Village once inhabited by the Mamba Bassa ethnic group. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
After breakfast, Drive to Gbarnga in Bong County and visit some Tribal villages to learn about the cultural history and archaeological imprint of these tribes. Afterward, visit the Kpatawee Waterfalls which are covered by a lush canopy. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure or trek along the falls. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
Visit the world’s largest rubber plantation, a part of Liberia since 1926. After lunch at the plantation restaurant, drive through some of Liberia’s Old Towns; including Bensonville, Crozierville, Dennisville, and Careysburg. In the afternoon, visit the Jola House Women’s Social Enterprise to see Artisans who have become self-sufficient by creating and designing furniture and gift items. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast Overnight at Mamba Point Hotel or similar.
With the assistance of your driver and guide, decide on your excursions and activities. Time permitting you may visit the markets where you can bargain for fabrics, tailored clothes, wood carvings, and craft products. Here you will observe Mandingo artisans making exquisite jewelry from melting gold dust to the final design and polishing. You will then be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast