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Guinea Bissau Adventure

On this adventure we sail on a local canoe through the Bijagos Archipelago, a hidden gem with its 88 remote islands off the coast of West Africa. Through rivers, estuaries, mangrove forests and ocean, we discover isolated villages and local tribes practicing animistic ceremonies. This unspoilt paradise is also home to a multitude of bird species as well as the green sea turtle and the salt water hippo that we hope to spot during our journey.

Tour Highlights

  • The Bijagos Archipelago - Sail through islands of stunning beauty to discover remote villages and cultures
  • Tribal rituals - Learn about the esoteric rituals of isolated tribes in West Africa
  • Rainforest - Drive and walk through pristine rainforest
  • Wildlife - A chance to try and spot Green sea turtles, Saltwater hippos and an incredible variety of birds


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  • 1
    Join tour Bissau

  • 2
    Visit animistic tribes; drive to Canchungo

  • 3
    Sail through mangrove forest and visit the Felupes and Baiotes tribes; back to Canchungo

  • 4
    Visit animistic tribes, a local rum factory; drive to Quinhamel

  • 5
    Boat journey through the Bijagos Archipelago; wild camp on the beach

  • 6
    Explore Orango island, search for saltwater Hippos; meet the local King

  • 7
    Nature walks on Meio Island, late night Turtle nesting

  • 8
    Visit Bubaque, traditional lunch and ethnographic museum

  • 9
    Walk through forest and sacred villages on Canhabaque Island

  • 10
    Visit to the ghost capital of Bolama, tour ends in Bissau

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Customer rating:
Guinea Bissau and the Sacred Bijagos Archipelago
Included meals 9 9 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Boat, Minibus
3 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Simple Hut
1 night Simple Hotel
3 nights Simple Camping
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16