How is it the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa?
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Nature-seeking travelers will find what they are looking for in Bioko and Luba. Both have beautiful beaches, exotic rainforest hikes and many ancient volcanoes that are safe for day trips.
Yes, some vaccinations are recommended for visiting Equatorial Guinea. The WHO and ISTM recommend the following vaccinations: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, yellow fever, rabies, polio, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), meningitis, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), and influenza.
Mexicans with a passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended date of departure may enter Equatorial Guinea. A visa is also required for all tourist and business purposes. A Police Clearance Certificate is also required for all personal or tourist travel.
Made in Africa, seen around the world
But there’s more to Guinea Bissau. Unspoiled beaches, a huge population of sea turtles and a past of Portuguese colonialism that can still be felt, especially in the mainland of the country.
Yellow fever vaccination is mandatory. Hepatitis A and B, meningitis and tetanus are also recommended. Rift Valley advises to consult with the vaccination center before starting the trip.
Ebola will cost West Africa €3.3 billion in 2015.
Due to the lack of infrastructure or the poor state of it in some parts of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Guinea Bissau, we only organize tailor-made trips during the dry season (October to April). We can also include the Bijagos Archipelago in Guinea Bissau in our tours, where we have different options.
West Africa is culturally overwhelming. Some of the top cultural visits to ethnic groups in the region that we can offer you are Pais Bedik and Bassari (Senegal) Pais Tukolor (Northern Senegal), Pais Lobi, Senufo and Tiebele (Burkina Faso) Pais Dan and Senufo (Ivory Coast) Tata Somba and Tamberma valley, holi country (Benin and Togo).
If you are passionate about hiking, nowadays, the best place to make incredible routes on foot for several days in West Africa is Fouta Djalon in Guinea Conakry. Northern Sierra Leone and the Nimba region also offer great trekking routes.
Super Mama Djombo, the Guinea-Bissau soundtrack
West Africa is undoubtedly one of the most unknown, diverse and exciting geographical areas of the planet. Origin of all the great Portuguese, French and English expeditions to the interior regions of the continent. From the desert to the jungle is the name of this exciting journey that crosses from north to south two countries with different colonial legacies, French and Portuguese.
From the Saharan dunes of northern Senegal, in the desert of Lompoul to the lush forests of Guinea Bissau. We will visit colonial cities with their past of slavery and suffering as Gore or St Louis, the incredible archipelago of Bijagos, living nature or the colorful markets of the Casamance with its magical and animist world. In short, a journey following the West African coast towards the heart of all its secrets.