21 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

21 days in Sierra Leone Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Makeni
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Kenema
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Freetown
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Washington DC

6
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.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Makeni road trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Makeni is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Makeni due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Kenema on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Makeni

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 8:

6
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 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Gola Rainforest National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kenema driving holiday tool.

Drive from Makeni to Kenema in 3 hours. You'll set off for Freetown on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Kenema

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 14:

6
nights
Freetown

Freetown ©
Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Freetown: Lakka Beach (in Lakka), Bureh Beach (in Bure Town) and River Number Two Beach (in Sussex). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, browse the exhibits of Sierra Leone Peace Museum, kick back and relax at Lumley Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Bunce Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Freetown online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kenema to Freetown takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Freetown are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Freetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lakka Beach, Bureh Beach, River Number Two Beach
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Highlights from your plan
River Number Two Beach ©
River Number Two Beach
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary ©
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Lumley Beach ©
Lumley Beach