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Cheap flights to Sierra Leone

Reasons To Visit Sierra Leone

Situated along the west coast of Africa, Sierra Leone is a country with many places to visit out amongst its great wilderness as well as boasting a scenic coastal region along the Atlantic Ocean. Many visitors to the country choose to relax along the pristine beaches near Freetown, or you may consider venturing out to the Turtle Islands known for its unspoiled beauty. Within the capital Freetown itself there are many fascinating attractions to visit such as the National Rail Museum and the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Freetown, Sierra Leone catering for every budget

Arriving In Sierra Leone

The main international airport serving Sierra Leone is Lungi International Airport near Lungi, which is set within a single passenger terminal, and is under 30 km from Freetown. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Sierra Leone, you won’t be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines offering direct flights. However, Lungi International Airport does have connections to a couple of airports handling direct flights from the UAE including Kokota International Airport in Accra and Port Bouet Airport in Abidjan, so travelers from the UAE can make the journey with only one transfer.

When your flight has touched down at Lungi International Airport it is possible to catch a ferry. At the airport itself you can find a couple of essential amenities available including a restaurant as well as duty-free shopping, while the airport also has its own airport lounge where you can wait somewhere more luxurious.

Sierra Leone Travel Information

Most travelers including those from the UAE will have to apply for a visa first in order to travel to Sierra Leone. In the country there is a significant rainy season beginning in June and continuing through until October, while the hottest time of year is between February and May which sees average highs of around 30 degrees. In Sierra Leone the currency used is the Sierra Leonean leone, while the country is four hours behind the UAE so don’t forget to set your clocks to local time. In Sierra Leone you can expect prices to be far lower than those in the UAE, so a tight budget may go a long way during your visit.

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* This information is correct as of December 2017

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