This gorgeous green landscapes may have a violent history but today it has moved on from its past. Liberia has a rich history that is worth exploring along with its stunning rainforests. Apart from that, there are plenty of other modern day attractions that are worth visiting and viewing. So pack your bags and head here today.
There are plenty of destinations to visit here. A must visit is the spectacular capital city of Monrovia, which still bears remnants of its past and yet holds its head with pride through its various elegant stores and a vibrant ambiance. Greenville also known as Sinoe is another place that is a must visit especially since it was built in the late 18th century near a mesmerizing lagoon. Travel to Harper to view its beautiful beaches and beach houses, which stands in the former glory. Paynesville is an excellent place to visit, especially since it is home to the OMEGA radio navigation system wherein the mast makes an excellent place to skydive from. The coastal city of Buchanan is another place that is a must visit, especially for its port and iron ore mines. The other destinations that are a must add to your itinerary include, Voinjama, Bong Town, Gbamga and even Tchien.
Amongst all the attractions that are located here, there are a few that are a must visit. One of them includes the Liberian National Museum which contains the history of the country. To explore and view the culture of the country, you can visit the splendid Kendeja Cultural Centre where the traditional art forms of dance and art are performed here. To experience the natural attractions here, you can always visit Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site here that houses several flora and fauna species. Apart from this, the Kpa Tawe waterfalls is another attraction that is must visit for its splendid beauty.
Liberian cuisine is centered on the consumption of rice, tropical fruits, vegetables, fish and bush meat. Along with the indigenous meals you will find a strong influence from the American culture. You can try the fufu which is normally served with soup. The seafood cuisines include fried or roasted fish prepared with the local spices. Apart from this, there are plenty of breads that are prepared using a variety of different flavours and ingredients. You can wash down your meal with the staple drink that comprises of the club beer or even the local gin. Palm wine is also a splendid alternative.
The landscapes here make an excellent opportunity to go hiking or trekking. Alternatively, horseback trekking also makes for a wonderful adventure. The coastal areas are best known for swimming, diving or even surfing, especially during season time. Apart from that, the local nightlife is one way to experience the rich and strong culture that thrives here.
With a destination like this, you can expect a lot of surprises and adventures. Although you can plan your trip as per your desire and convenience, at times unexpected mishaps occur. In such cases, there is a high likelihood that your safety and health can be at risk. The best way to stay protected in such a situation is a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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