15-night Tracing the West Coast of Africa Expedition

Cruise Line:
Zegrahm Expeditions
Ship:
Caledonian Sky
Destination:
Libreville/Dakar
Departure Date:
2/8/2021
Length:
15
Offer ID:
1375791

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Libreville
2/8/2021
2/8/2021

The capital city and biggest port of Gabon, Libreville is on the country's western side. There are a few points of interest such as the Museum of Popular Art and Traditions, the Church of Saint Michel of Nkembo and the Arboretum of Sibang. The Mont Bouet Market is a popular square of the city where visitors can experience first hand African life.

Land Tour: Libreville
2/9/2021
2/9/2021

The capital city and biggest port of Gabon, Libreville is on the country's western side. There are a few points of interest such as the Museum of Popular Art and Traditions, the Church of Saint Michel of Nkembo and the Arboretum of Sibang. The Mont Bouet Market is a popular square of the city where visitors can experience first hand African life.

Land Tour: Libreville
2/10/2021
2/10/2021

The capital city and biggest port of Gabon, Libreville is on the country's western side. There are a few points of interest such as the Museum of Popular Art and Traditions, the Church of Saint Michel of Nkembo and the Arboretum of Sibang. The Mont Bouet Market is a popular square of the city where visitors can experience first hand African life.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
2/10/2021
2/10/2021

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Libreville
2/10/2021
2/10/2021

The capital city and biggest port of Gabon, Libreville is on the country's western side. There are a few points of interest such as the Museum of Popular Art and Traditions, the Church of Saint Michel of Nkembo and the Arboretum of Sibang. The Mont Bouet Market is a popular square of the city where visitors can experience first hand African life.

Bom Bom Island
2/11/2021
2/11/2021

A small forest-covered, volcanic island tucked away in the Gulf of Guinea, Bom Bom Island is world-renowned for its fishing opportunities. Wahoo, barracuda, dorado and cubera snappper are only a few of the varieties of fish that can be trolled for as you enjoy the indulgent bliss of a privately-chartered fishing boat. Bom Bom Island Resort captures the essence of an island retreat with secluded golden beahes, swaying coconut fronds, and balmy 80-degree tropical water

Santo Antonio
2/11/2021
2/11/2021

Santo Antonio is located in the island of Equatorial Guinea on the northern side of the island. Santo Antonio also happens to be the capital of Principe.  It was once part of the Spanish Empire in Africa and was founded by Portuguese explorers. It is said to be the “world’s smallest city” by the Guinness Book of Records.

Banana Beach
2/11/2021
2/11/2021

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Sao Tome and Principe
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

Seen as the Jewel of Africa, Sao Tome and Principe, is part of a volcanic chain which makes up the archipelago forming this beautiful and tranquil tropical escape.

Sao Nicolau Waterfall
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

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Monte Cafe
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

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Bombain
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

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Trinidade
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/13/2021
2/13/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/14/2021
2/14/2021

No information currently available.

Takoradi, Ghana
2/15/2021
2/15/2021

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Cape Coast Castle
2/15/2021
2/15/2021

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Elmina
2/15/2021
2/15/2021

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Abidjan
2/16/2021
2/16/2021

Abidjan, former capital and largest city of Ivory Coast, is dominated by the Plateau, the central commercial district, and for nightlife, Abidjan is the liveliest area with its hotels and lagoon-side tourist resorts.

At Sea
2/17/2021
2/17/2021

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Monrovia
2/18/2021
2/18/2021

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Aberdeen
2/19/2021
2/19/2021

No information currently available.

Orango Island
2/21/2021
2/21/2021

No information currently available.

Banjul, Gambia
2/22/2021
2/22/2021

This small capital has a sleepy ambience reminiscent of a large village. Banjul is also a port city acting as a funnel for a large amount of imported goods. Many of these imported goods find their way to Albert Market, a great place to start leisurely walking and shopping for local crafts, batiks, silver jewellery clothes, shoes, fruits and vegetables, and household goods. Look out for the War Memorial and Fountain, MacCarthy Square, African Heritage Centre, National Museum of the Gambia, July 22 Arch. Local pirogues ferry visitors on the quiet waterways of Oyster Creek.

Abuko Nature Reserve
2/22/2021
2/22/2021

No information currently available.

Albreda, Gambia
2/22/2021
2/22/2021

Albreda is small historic town along the north bank of the Gambia River. The village is best known for it's Museum of Slavery in the Maurel Freres building. It includes relics of the slave trade and a permanent exhibition titled, "Voyage of No return-The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the Senegambia." There are also World Heritage sites to be visited including the Ruins of San Domingo a trading post in the 15th Century, and The Compagnie Francaise d'Afrique Occidentale Building- a remnant of the French occupation. The town also features excellent shops and craft markets.

Fort James Island
2/22/2021
2/22/2021

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Dakar
2/23/2021
2/23/2021

The capital of Senegal is a modern city of 1.5 million with beautiful contemporary buildings and some historical colonial houses. It is a vibrant city with active open-air markets, cafe terraces, a wide range of hotels, delicious food and a great night life. You can discover Dakar by taking a walk along the ocean or the busy city streets. Art lovers will find an abundance of galleries, artists' studios, museums, and festivals.
Senegal is a shopper's paradise and exquisite crafts can be found in markets, on the streets, and in stores everywhere in Dakar.
For the sport enthusiast, this city by the beach offer all water sports and golf, tennis, biking, and more.




Land Tour: Ile de Goree
2/23/2021
2/23/2021

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Dakar
2/23/2021
2/23/2021

The capital of Senegal is a modern city of 1.5 million with beautiful contemporary buildings and some historical colonial houses. It is a vibrant city with active open-air markets, cafe terraces, a wide range of hotels, delicious food and a great night life. You can discover Dakar by taking a walk along the ocean or the busy city streets. Art lovers will find an abundance of galleries, artists' studios, museums, and festivals.
Senegal is a shopper's paradise and exquisite crafts can be found in markets, on the streets, and in stores everywhere in Dakar.
For the sport enthusiast, this city by the beach offer all water sports and golf, tennis, biking, and more.




Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Departure Date:
2/8/2021
Number of Nights
15
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Discover island endemics on São Tomé & Príncipe, such as the Príncipe kingfisher and the São Tomé green pigeon.
  • Walk among the treetops on one of the world’s highest, and longest, suspended rope walkways in Ghana’s Kakum National Park. 
  • Visit the Bissagos Archipelago, home to rare, saltwater-adapted hippos, African matinees, crocodiles, and five species of marine turtles and learn about the unique matriarchal traditions of the Bijagos people.
  • Search for more than 290 species of birds in the Abuko Nature Reserve—including African paradise flycatchers, palm nut vultures, hammerkops, pygmy kingfishers, violet turacos, little greenbuls, and Abyssinian rollers.
  • Tour Cape Coast Castle, Ghana; Kunta Kinteh Island, The Gambia; and Gorée Island, Senegal—all three are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Available Addons:

Optional airfare
Optional pre- / post- cruise extension
Optional excursions

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Unless otherwise noted, daily excursion options are included in the cost of the trip. Zegrahm Expeditions does its best to adhere to the scheduled itinerary, but in the spirit of the expeditionary style

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1375791

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Company Info

Lindstrom Travel
5970 Guilford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 398-8888
(800) 824-3164