9 Days Culture tour itinerary for Monrovia: Monrovia Liberia Tour
Fascinate yourself with this tour of Liberia that covers the entire country. Get a feeling of what this beautiful West African country has to offer.
Arrival/Airport pick up
Today we meet the tourist at the airport to pick them up and tractor to home stay/ hotel accommodation as agreed upon.
Depending on the arrival time, we can decide whether there is any time left to visit the city.
Overnight at the hotel.
Highlights for City Tour
Monrovia, the thriving capital of Liberia
Rural villages throughout the interior of the country
Robertsport, a beautiful surfing and eco-conscious town on the coast
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (East Nimba Nature Reserve), located on the borders of Guinea, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for birding and wildlife
Monkey Island, an island reserve dedicated to the well-being of monkeys once used as medical test subjects.
After breakfast, we will make the three-hour drive out to Robertsport, which is famous for it's surf conditions, offers beautiful beaches, hiking and is of historical importance.
Many of the first US settlers, including the first President of Liberia, arrived via this port. The land is now scattered with large plantation-style Victorian homes similar to those of Virginia.
Enjoy a bonfire and barbecue night with fresh local fish and seafood (if available).
Overnight at Nana’s Lodge in Robertsport.
Robertsport & Monrovia
This morning on our Liberia tour, we will have a few activities on offer today at Robertsport, including rainforest hiking in search of wildlife and birds, swimming off the beach, visiting nearby Messima village, or surfing.
In the late afternoon, we will return to Monrovia.
Overnight the Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia.
Monrovia & Gbarnga
We start the day with a tour of Monrovia, before continuing out into the countryside with a stop for lunch at Wulki Farms, the largest livestock and vegetable farm in Liberia.
Later we will go past rainforest and tiny villages en route to visit Kpatawee Waterfall, located about an hour outside of Gbarnga. Covered by the lush canopy, this tumbling waterfall and large natural swimming pool offer a great way to relax and enjoy Liberia’s natural wonders.
We can also take a hike through the rainforest to see Kpatawee’s twin falls.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Gbarnga.
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve & Sanniquellie
Drive to the top of Mount Nimba, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (3 hours), and visit East Nimba Nature Reserve (ENNR), which is located in the north of the country covering 13,569 bio-diverse hectares.
The reserve borders both Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea and covers much of Liberia’s share of the Mount Nimba Mountain range. An extremely geographically unique area with more than 200 endemic species, ENNR is home to some endangered species, including the Nimba toad and the West African chimpanzee. It was officially established as a reserve in 2003.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Sanniquellie.
East Nimba Nature Reserve
This morning on our Liberia tour, and after an early breakfast, we will spend the majority of the day in search of wildlife and birds throughout the beautiful East Nimba Nature Reserve.
Overnight at a guesthouse in Sanniquellie.
Today we will head to Libassa Ecolodge, located 30 minutes outside of Monrovia in a stunning location between a lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a family owned business, and the founders built the lodge, which is made up of hand built double cottages, over three years, working with the local community who they trained with skills in carpentry and hospitality.
You can either enjoy the natural surroundings around the palm-fringed beaches or be on the lookout for some of the exotic birds known to frequent the area.
Overnight at the Libassa Ecolodge in Kpan’s Town.
Firestone Plantation & Monkey Island
Today on our Liberia tour, we will visit the world’s largest rubber plantation, Firestone, a part of Liberia since 1926.This plantation has been well maintained over the years and offers vast beautiful views of elegant white rubber trees.
Our guides will teach you how the trees are tapped, and the rubber is made.We will than venture out to Monkey Island, located in Marshal, which is a sanctuary for chimpanzees who were once used as test animals at the local research [sensitive content]ure from advocacy groups to stop experiments on chimps, coupled with a lack of funding, has resulted in closings of such institutions and thus, in need to find a home for all these primates who could not survive on there own in the wild.The chimps are fed daily by locals who use canoe’s to visit the chimps from a safe distance.
We will joint on the canoe ride to see these beautiful animals.In the afternoon, we will return to further explore the surrounding areas of our lodge and have several activity options available.
Overnight at Libassa EcoLodge in Kpan’s Town.
Today is the departure day, we will tractor you to the airport from your hotel.
Full services guide and drivers.
Visa acquisition support letter.
All meals from arrival until departure.
Drinking water provided.
All transport within the itinerary.
All entrance fees, sightseeing, excursions and activities as per the itinerary.
Liberia with her sixteen counties is a country few travelers have visited but however holds a whole lot of fascinating tourist destinations that you can ever imagine.Sandwiched between Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast, Liberia has a rich history and provides an authentic and unfiltered view of life in West Africa, far from the tourist crowds.
On my 10 days Liberia tour, we will visit all the highlights of this country and get an inside look at one of Africa’s least-known countries.
I have specially designed this trip to include something for every keen traveler - from village visits and culture to photography opportunities and wildlife excursions in the rainforest and reserves.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.
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