Swan Hellenic 2024

São Tomé and Príncipe African Traditional Wooden Masks 22 cruise transfer airport/hotel one night pre-cruise transfer hotel/port transfer port/airport 23 DISCOVER MORE AT SWANHELLENIC.COM ANGOLA GABON NIGERIA CAMEROON GHANA Luanda Pointe-Noire Sao Tome Santo Antonio Cotonou Lome Accra Port-Gentil Day Visiting • 1 Luanda • 2 At Sea • 3-5 Pointe-Noire • 6 At Sea • 7-8 Port-Gentil • 9 Sao Tome, Sao Tome Island • 10 Santo Antonio, Principe Island • 11 At Sea • 12 Cotonou • 13 Lome, Togo • 14 Tema (Accra), Ghana Ports, port order and itinerary duration may vary, for the most up-to-date details see swanhellenic.com This incredible 13-nights expedition cruise from Angola to Ghana will reveal the diversity of this vast continent. Explore pristine, biodiverse shorelines, harbouring volcanic islands, rainforests, mangrove forests, and dazzling lagoons and beaches. Experience elephants, leopards, hippos, and chimpanzees in their natural habitats. Then encounter unique customs and landscapes, as you voyage through some of the least-visited parts of Africa. 5 Unmissables Visit Gabon's South Loango National Park, famous for its beachcomber forest elephants and surfing hippos. Explore this pristine ecosystem with its mangrove forests, sublime waterways, and vast savannahs. Explore the expansive Grand Marché in Togo's capital city of Lomé and get to know the Congolese locals. People come from miles around to sample this colourful market's traditional cuisine. Visit the São Tomé Peak, a majestic volcanic tower rising 2,024m above sea level. Coffee and cocoa plantations cover the lower slopes, with trees swathed in orchids, lichens, and other epiphytes found higher up. Observe the vibrant West African Voodoo culture with a visit to Lomé's Akodessawa Voodoo Market. One of West Africa's official religions, Voodoo, is shrouded in ancient tradition and mystery. Spend the day learning about the Republic of Congo's incredible natural history and conservation efforts at the biodiverse Conkouati Reserve. 4 - 17 Apr 2024 SH Vega Luanda - Accra 13 nights TU PARLES FRANÇAIS? Africa is home to the largest number of French speakers in the world, with 120 million speakers across the continent NATURE’S BOUNTY Sparsely populated Bom Bom Island – a tiny speck just off Principe – is home to dense forests, pristine beaches and rich biodiversity Unspoilt Wilds of Southwest Africa → Starting from € 17,801 per person in double Oceanview Stateroom occupancy