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Discover Liberia – 8 Days

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Duration

8

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

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.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The remnants of Ducor Hotel(the highest point in Monrovia where the first lighthouse of Liberia)
  • Providence Baptist Church– Liberia’s oldest church
  • Roberts Port
  • Boat ride on beautiful Lake Piso, Liberia’s and West Africa’s largest and most scenic lake
  • Village of Bimen
  • Bemah Village
  • Kpatawee Waterfalls
  • Jola House Women’s Social Enterprise

Itinerary

Day 1: Monrovia, Liberia
Day 1: Monrovia, Liberia

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.

Day 2: Monrovia

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, 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.

Day 3: Monrovia – Blue Lake- Monrovia
Day 3: Monrovia – Blue Lake- Monrovia

After breakfast you will travel to Blue Lake which is surrounded by hills and which was accidentally discovered during a mining exploration. 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.

Day 4: Monrovia –Robertsport– Monrovia

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 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.

Day 5: Monrovia-Mangrove Paradise-Du River-Monrovia

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.

Day 6: Monrovia -Gbarnga–Kpatawee- Monrovia
Day 6: Monrovia -Gbarnga–Kpatawee- Monrovia

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. Afterwards 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.

Day 7: Monrovia – Firestone Rubber Plantation – Monrovia

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 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.

Day 8: Monrovia – Depart

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, and 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

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival
  • Assistance at departure on final day
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guide
  • Admission to all listed sites
  • Meals indicated
  • Airfare to/from Monrovia
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
  • Personal items such as laundry, internet and telephone

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