Sierra Leone

Last updated: 15 March 2018
Once a popular holiday destination, Sierra Leone plunged into civil war and the visitors left. Now the war is over and people are waking up to the stunning natural beauty with which this country is endowed.

Sierra Leone is the gem of West Africa. With more than three hundred and sixty kilometres of pristine white beaches, verdant tropical forests cascade down the hills to the golden beaches below.

With six hundred and thirty species of birds, the national parks on the slopes of the mountains are home to many rare birds and primates.

Sierra Leone

Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary is an extraordinary place, home to eighty rare pygmy hippos and eleven species of primate. A boating trip around the island gives visitors an opportunity to view one of the one hundred and thirty bird species that live there.

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