Founded by slaves freed from America, Liberia is a collection of friendly people, unique nature and beautiful sandy beaches.

See our travel suggestions below and contact us if you are interested or need more information about travel in Liberia. It's easy to combine a trip with a visit to Sierra Leone.

Kameli Travel organises tours to Liberia – whether you want to experience just Monrovia on the Atlantic coast. Or continue along the coast to the beach town of Robertsport and its beautiful beaches. The Monkey Island of chimpanzees liberated from medical laboratories and survivors of the civil war is a unique experience, and not at all touristy. The trip to Harper, at the southern tip of the country, is an endless journey along Liberia's rutted roads, but once there, the beautifully decaying historic city centre awaits alongside the coastal scenery. In Liberia, the journey itself is more important than the destination – it's a great adventure to say the least!

We can arrange a professional guide and transport services for you or your group, and book your preferred level of accommodation. However, if you wish to travel by public transport, we can arrange for a guide to accompany you on these as well.

Contact us if you're interested, need more information about travelling to Liberia or already know where you'd like to go in Liberia. Or let us know the date and let us make a suggestion. It's easy to combine a trip to Liberia with a visit to Sierra Leone and, surprisingly, Nigeria.

Tour suggestions

Short tour of Liberia, 3 days:

Day 1 | Arrival in Liberia and transfer to Monrovia, where we spend the night
Day 2 | Visit the coastal village of Marshall and return to Monrovia for the night.
Day 3 | City tour of Monrovia, followed by transfer to the airport.

Liberia is roughly the size of Iceland (97 036 km²) or 3.5 times the size of Finland. The population is 5.2 million and the capital is Monrovia. The country gained independence in 1847 and the official language is English. The people make their living largely from agriculture and the country exports timber, rubber and minerals such as diamonds. Tourism is almost non-existent.

Climate: Liberia has a tropical climate and the coastal areas are hot and humid all year round. On the coast, the dry season lasts from November to April, while the rainy season lasts from May to October. Inland, the rainy season is slightly shorter and rainfall more irregular. Deforestation has extended the dry season across the country.

Security: Liberia is a safe country to visit, but in large crowds it's a good idea to beware of pickpockets. There are strong sea currents off the coast and going to remote beaches alone is not recommended.

Visa: With the exception of some African nationalities, visas are required for everyone. Visa applications should be submitted to any Liberian embassy according to the instructions on their website well in advance. If you plan to combine Liberia with another country in West Africa, it may be easier to apply for a Liberian visa in a neighbouring country. Please note that visa policies and prices are subject to change without notice. Passports must be valid for the entire duration of your stay in the country.

Currency: Liberia uses the Liberian dollar (LRD) as its currency. You should take euro or dollar banknotes with you and exchange them at your destination or withdraw cash from an ATM.

Vaccinations and malaria: Liberia requires a certificate of yellow fever vaccination. In addition, hepatitis a and b vaccinations are recommended. Please ensure that your basic vaccinations are up to date. Malaria is prevalent in Liberia throughout the year, so anti-malaria medication is recommended.

Travel insurance: Comprehensive travel insurance is strongly recommended.