Guinea is a like a wonderland that is lost down the rabbit hole. Right from its amazing landscapes and its majestic mountain plateau to its wide sahelian lands and lush forests, this country is filled with surprises at every corner. All that is waiting for you is your packed bags and travel ticket to this destination.
Begin your journey at Boke, which is home to the Fortin de Boke museum. Travel onwards to the capital city of Conakry, which has plenty of attractions for visitors to visit. Next, travel ahead to Telimele wherein you must visit the famous Guema Sangan fortress of the Koli Tengela on your way to Kouroussa. This trade centre and river port is home to a rich local culture which is known for their drumming tradition. Next, travel ahead to Mandiana which is most notable for the gold reserves in the area. Finally travel ahead to Siguiri. When you are here, you can visit the various goldsmiths and admire their different work of art and jewellry.
With its beautiful combination of natural beauty and a rich history, there are plenty of attractions that will leave you mesmerized and in awe. Mount Nimba is one of the major natural attractions in the country, wherein travelers can undertake a four hour hike to the summit and experience the lush natural landscape. For a perfect blend of different landscapes, the Fouta Djallon is the perfect place for you. Its rolling grasslands, high peaks, thick sandstone formations, canyons, and valleys guarantee its visitors a myriad of sightseeing views and activities. For a taste of the sandy beauty, Cape Verga is the perfect paradise for you. Travel here for its enchanting liveliness and enchanting surroundings.
Like its mesmerizing surrounding, the cuisines that are created here are as tasteful as the surprises one experiences here. Rice is the staple here which is prepared with different meals that vary with the region. You will find a lot of West African cuisines like the fufu, jollof rice, maafe and tapalapa bread here. For a more rustic essence, travel to the rural area for taste of the bouille and fou fou. A lot of sauces are also consumed here, some of which include the footi sauce and maffi and hakko bantura. Wash down your meal with a ginger beer or even the jus de bissap. Don’t forget to try the palm wine here too.
With plenty of different landscapes here, there are many exciting adventure activities just waiting for you here. You can tour the local attractions for a peek into the history of the country, or you can go on a long and eventful trek amongst the lush forests area located around the country. The beach area is best for swimming or diving, especially if you want to view the majestic marine animals in their natural beauty.
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