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Freetown— 9 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: Lakka Beach (in Lakka) and Bureh Beach (in Bure Town). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at River Number Two Beach, head off the coast to Bunce Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, and explore the galleries of Sierra Leone National Museum.
For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Freetown travel route website .
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Lungi International Airport. In January in Freetown, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you're off tohome.
Things to do in Freetown
Lakka Beach, Bureh Beach
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