46 days in Africa Itinerary

46 days in Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Africa travel planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Lagos, Nigeria
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Accra, Ghana
— 7 nights
Drive
3
Lome, Togo
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Accra, Ghana
— 1 night
Fly to Freetown, Drive to Freetown
5
Freetown, Sierra Leone
— 6 nights
Drive to Freetown, Fly to Lagos
6
Lagos, Nigeria
— 19 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Lagos, Nigeria — 6 nights

Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ibadan (Agodi Gardens & Bower's Tower), Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park and Resort (in Ibafo) and Badagry Building (in Badagry). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at LUFASI Nature Park, head outdoors with Oniru Private Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get a sense of history and politics at Iga Idungaran.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lagos trip itinerary planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Lagos is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Lagos, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get much hotter in Lagos: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Accra.
more
Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 1:

Accra, Ghana — 7 nights

On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Step out of Accra to go to Aburi and see Aburi Botanical Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bojo Beach, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ghana, buy something for everyone on your list at Accra Mall, and pause for some photo ops at Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Accra online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lagos to Accra by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Accra. December in Accra sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lome.
more
Shopping · Parks · Museums · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:

Lome, Togo — 3 nights

The Pearl of West Africa

Sometimes called the Pearl of West Africa, Lome contains a cheerful spirit shown through its bustling street markets where both locals and visitors meet on a regular basis.
On the 9th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Tamberma Villages, take an in-depth tour of National Museum, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Congres, then pause for some photo ops at Monument de l'Independance, and finally shop like a local with La Civette. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee International du Golfe de Guinee, then hunt for treasures at Grand Marche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lome Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Evangelique Presbyterienne Lome.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lome road trip website.

You can drive from Accra to Lome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. December in Lome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Accra.
more
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:

Accra, Ghana — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Beach and then don't miss a visit to Osu Oxford Street. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Artists Alliance Gallery, then look for gifts at Global Mamas, then get engrossed in the history at W.E.B. DuBois Center, and finally step into the grandiose world of Osu Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Accra vacation planning website.

You can drive from Lome to Accra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Freetown.
more
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:

Freetown, Sierra Leone — 6 nights

Straddling an undulating coastline, Freetown serves as the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Change things up with these side-trips from Freetown: Bureh Beach (in Bure Town), Lakka Beach (in Lakka) and River Number Two Beach (in Sussex). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, browse the exhibits of National Railway Museum, explore and take pictures at Cotton Tree, and head off the coast to Bunce Island.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Freetown trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Accra to Freetown in 9 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daily temperatures in Freetown can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for Lagos on the 19th (Mon).
more
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 19:

Lagos, Nigeria — 19 nights

Explore Lagos' surroundings by going to Oshodi Art Gallery (in Ikorodu), Lekki (The Henna Place, Lvi Art Gallery And Cultural Nexus, &more) and Badagry (Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum & Gberefu Island (Point of No Return)). Enjoy Lagos some more: view the masterpieces at Nike Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of Christ, don't miss a visit to Olumo Rock, and take a stroll through Amani Spa & Wellness.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lagos journey maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Freetown to Lagos takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Freetown to Lagos. When traveling from Freetown in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lagos, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
more
Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 19 — Jan 7: