Banana Island is one of Sierra Leone’s most popular excursions. It’s proximity to Freetown (40km) and the idyllic environment of a pristine tropical island, make Banana Island a popular choice for day trips and overnight excursions. The Island has rich history as the first European settlement in the region and locals are proud to show visitors the various sites.
FREETOWN CITY TOUR
A must- do guided day trip that will incorporate all the city's major attractions, National museum, Bunce Island and the Railway Museum.
TIWAI ISLAND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY 3 DAYS
Looking to get away for a long weekend? This itinerary takes you out of the city and close to nature. Tiwai Island is Sierra Leone’s first community conservation program and has continued to grow since it was established as one of the last remaining tracts of upper Guinean Congolese rainforest. Tiwai is a wildlife sanctuary of profound ecological importance.
TACUGAMA ECO LODGE 3 DAYS
Tacugama Eco Lodge is 20 minutes from Freetown and is a safe sanctuary for the 80 plus Chimpanzee population, you will spend 2 nights in one of Tacugama eco-lodges overlooking the rainforest, tour the Chimpanzee Sanctuary ,visit Charlotte falls and the Krio villages of Charlotte, Bathurst and Regent.
ROGBONKO VILLAGE RETREAT – 2 DAYS
Embark on a journey Northbound to Rogbonko village retreat. Have the option of going for a walk through the beautiful village or going for a quick ride in a dugout canoe. You will get to visit the Bumbuna Falls and Birders will find December or January the most delightful and rewarding.