I’m sure you’ll agree that road trips aren’t always plain sailing and have their shortcomings, but the best way to experience West Africa is to Travel overland.
There’s no better feeling than being out on the road with your friends or loved ones, wind down the window, and your favorite tunes pumping out of the stereo. Still, when it comes to road trips, West Africa may not be the first place you think of when planning a family vacation, yet there is so much for all ages to see and love
Being on the road in these selected West Africa routes say; Ivory Coast-Ghana-Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso- Ghana-Togo-Benin, or Guinea-Liberia- Sierra Leone, may seem like a zigzag route but helps you to explore the cosmopolitan of each of the countries.
On such trips, you experience; wildlife, architecture, welcoming cultures, stunning beaches, colorful fashion, untamed wild jungles, magical music, and laughing, barefoot children playing along the roadside with a vibrant nightlife after dark.
A West African road trip is fulfilling to entice even the most jaded travelers. Still, a few things to note, first bring along cash since some of the routes are remote, and having access to Banks ATMs might not be available.
Carry snacks; you will need plenty of water since it’s mostly hot and humid. Above all, the best time to consider road tripping in West Africa is during the dry season between November to March. Still, Of course, climate changes have made it less predictable lately.
So on your next West Africa vacation, spend 9 days out of your 14 days on this zigzag route through Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo to Benin for stopover adventures and a memory of a lifetime.