Guinea

Destinations

Destinations


Cities

  • Conakry — capital
  • Beyla
  • Dalaba — a small town often dubbed the "Switzerland of Guinea" because of its relatively mild temperatures and nice scenery.
  • Faranah
  • Forécariah
  • Kankan — the second city
  • Kindia
  • Labé
  • Mamou

Other destinations

  • Fouta Djalon — scenic region of forests and cultivated valleys ideal for hiking through Fulani villages or in search of waterfalls.
  • Loos Islands — a former slaving base, these forested islands with sandy beaches near Conakry are a popular weekend escape for expats.
  • National Park of the Niokolo-Badiar (Parc National du Niokolo-Badiar) — savanna along the Senegal border home to antelope, monkeys, lions, & leopard during the dry season.
  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site partially in Guinea and partially in Cote d'Ivoire.
  • National Park of the Upper Niger (Haut Niger National Park) — headwaters of the Niger River; home to hippos, elephants, buffaloes, chimpanzees, and waterbuck.

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