Book cheap flights to Sierra Leone 2019 / 2020

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Sierra Leone

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fr £ 426.72

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which are the airlines flying to sierra leone from uk

  • Air France
  • British Airlines
  • Swiss Air
  • KLM

What are the most popular stopovers to Sierra Leone?

The most popular stopovers choice available on flights to Sierra Leone is Paris or Geneva. So, it is advised to plan accordingly so you get a chance to sneak peek into these beautiful destinations as well.

How long is the flight to Sierra Leone from UK?

  • Heathrow to Sierra Leone on the one-stop flight: 9 hours and 55 minutes
  • Heathrow to Sierra Leone on a two-stop flight: 12 hours and 5 minutes
  • Manchester to Sierra Leone on a flight with two stopovers: 11 hours and 40 minutes

Is there any major international airports in Sierra Leone?

Lungi International Airport (FNA) is the major international airport for servicing all the international inbound flights to the country. Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone is situated at a distance of about 3-4 hours drive but most opt for ferries to travel across the estuary connecting both cities.

What are the entry requirements to Sierra Leone for British travellers?

British passport holders need to apply for the visa before they travel to Sierra Leone. The High Commission of Sierra Leone at London usually processes the visa in three to five business days. British citizens are also encouraged by the British government to get vaccinated against yellow fever before they depart for Sierra Leone.

What are the major landmarks in Sierra Leone?
  • Visit Aberdeen Beach that is washing under the waves from the South Atlantic Ocean.
  • Pay homage to the African resettles who found freedom after slavery, under the giant Cotton Tree of Sierra Leone. The Cotton Tree is ancient and contains the soul of Sierra Leone.
  • Regent Road Baptist Church is an amazing example of colonial architecture. The church was built by the British for the poor freed slaves, to begin a new life. This church represents new beginnings.
  • Visit the Freetown Central Mosque which is a sacred place of worship for not only the Muslims but also the Christians of the country. Spirituality resides in many places; maybe this is the place for you.
What is the best time to visit Sierra Leone?

The temperature of Sierra Leone remains in between 20̊ C to 30̊ C throughout the year, due to the moderating effect from the ocean. The best time to visit Sierra Leone is between October and May, in the dry season. Visitors, however, would find December and January as the most pleasant.

Which events and festivals are celebrated in Sierra Leone?

The year begins with the New Year celebrations, where different tribes of the region converge to represent their culture. In April, Sierra Leone celebrates its independence day. The day’s most anticipated event is the Lantern Festival. The International film festival of Sierra Leone invites dozens of talented filmmakers and actors throughout the region. Soon after, The Ballanta Music Festival can make you tap your foot to the sounds of Africa.

Handy Tips you should know before your departure!
  • Sierra Leone is known for its exotic culture and traditions. It is therefore customary that you try out some of the local dishes that the people of Sierra Leone take much pride in. some of the must-try specialties include their famed groundnut stew, Okra stew, kukhri (rice and sauce) and plassas (fried dough balls and plantain with spicy gravy). 
  • High-end dining options serving mouthwatering African cuisine are also plenty in Sierra Leone. Try Tessa's Restaurant, one of the country's finest. 
  • Due to the prevalent all-year-round humid and tropical weather conditions of the country, it is therefore advisable that you carry light-weight clothing. As such there are no restrictions on male and female clothing. It is also essential that you keep yourself hydrated and pack your sunscreens.
  • If you like collecting local souvenirs, Victoria Park in Freetown is one of the best options for you. This is one of the country's largest market places offering reasonably-priced locally made arts and crafts among other essential items. 

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