Monrovia Historical Tour
Embark on a historical journey through the capital of Africa’s first independent Republic, Monrovia. Formally known as “the city of Christ” or Christopolis, this little city holds a tremendous amount of antiquity. Nestled in Monrovia’s highest point, Ducor Hill is Liberia’s first defense facility, Fort Norris, the country’s first lighthouse, a monument honoring our first president, Joseph Jenkins Roberts, and the remnants of Liberia’s first five-star hotel (the first in West Africa), The Ducor Hotel. Our country’s Declaration of Independence was signed at Liberia’s oldest and most prestigious church, Providence Baptist Church on July 26, 1847. Treat yourself to a full walk through of this sacred place which was built in the early 1800’s by returning Americo-Liberians. Monrovia’s historical gems also include the grave site of the country’s most distinguished president, William V.S. Tubman, the Centennial Pavilion, and Providence Island where Liberia’s first town was established in 1822. End the tour with shopping at the African arts center where you'll find hand-made jewelry, African masks, crafts and souvenirs. Make sure to chat with the store keepers as they are encyclopedias of Liberia's cultural and traditional heritage.
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours, Transportation not included in the price
The African Village Experience
Travel through the Liberian countryside for a true African village experience like no other. Get whisked away by a unique look into village life, and become in tune with the rich history and cultural heritage of the beautiful Bassa people. Your tour will end with a one-of-a-kind cultural dance and drum performance. A memory that is sure to last a lifetime.
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours, Cost: $75 per person, Cultural performance is for 5+ people, Transportation not included in the price
Chimpanzee Island Boat Tour
Take a voyage to Marshall City surrounded by various lagoons, and a cove where three rivers converge and flow into the Atlantic Ocean is the Chimpanzee Island, a place where over 60 chimps call home. Take a glimpse into their world from a safe distance as they roam free on the island’s edge. Bring them offerings of banana and sugar cane, and watch as they harmlessly extend their gratitude in you doing so. The route to Chimpanzee Island lies on the Farmington River. Gain the knowledge of traditional hospitality and customs from the local fisherman, and partake in some fishing action as they share with you some of their vintage techniques.
Duration: Including Driving Approximately 5 hours, Transportation not included in the price
A Night in Robertsport
We will venture over to Robertsport in Grand Cape Mount County. A 2-3 hour drive from Marshall where some of the most beautiful remote beaches with some of the best waves are found. This little town is frequented by surfers from all over the world, and is also perfect for hiking, fishing and camping. Take surf lessons from locals and participate in artisanal fishing, a traditional way of deep sea fishing by locally made canoes. Spend the night at Nana’s Lodge.
Duration: A day and a half, Transportation and lodging not included in the price
Art & Healing at Kpatawee Waterfalls
For this experience we will head over to Bong County, Liberia. Upon entry we will go to a magical little place known as Shabuta. Home of Mama & Baba Shabu, two Pan African elders who specialize in traditional art. Get a hands on experience from the Shabus as they open your eyes to various art symbols and painting techniques from ancient times. Later we will travel to Kpatawee. Covered by a lush canopy, this tumbling waterfall and large natural swimming pool offer a great way to relax and enjoy Liberia’s natural wonders. Historically known as a sacred place where ancient people would go for good luck and blessings this is the perfect backdrop for learning more about traditional Liberian culture. Go on a nature walk and enjoy traditional healing practices though herbal remedies.
Duration: 8 hours, Transportation not included in the price
Yoga at Monrovia's Highest Point
Journey to the top of Monrovia’s highest point, the remains of the Ducor Hotel and take the time to get exposed to the Liberian yogi culture. Engage in vinyassa yoga and a light meditation practices to the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Saint Paul River serve as the backdrop.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour, Tour is for 5+ people, Transportation not included in the
Liberian Dance & Drumming Class
Gain a deep understanding of the art of Liberian dance and drumming. Each of our 16 tribes has a unique style of each art. Learn the differences between them from their technique to their rhythms. By the end of your experience you’re sure to have learned a cool new talent, and some even cooler dance moves.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour, Tour is for 5+ people, Transportation not included in theprice.
Traditional Cooking Class
Enjoy an authentic Liberian experience through the art of traditional cooking. Gain the chance to see a live demonstration of how some of the country’s most delicious meals are prepared. Learn everything from what ingredients are used and why, to the various cooking tools that help make these meals come to life. Vegetarian options are available if requested.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours, Tour is for 5+ people, Trasportationnot included in the
Set sail at dawn watching the gorgeous sun rise above the Atlantic Ocean for an all-day fishing excursion. Aboard the Aquaholic you will be given the chance to experience the dance of the dolphins as they jump and dive to their own unique rhythm. Seated comfortably in a spacious boat with a sheltered cabin, private toilet, and opened sunning area take you chance at catching a variety of fish including Marlins, Mahi Mahi or “Devil Fish” as the locals call it , and Yellow Tail Tuna just to name a few. Come and experience adventure tourism at its best.
Duration: Approximately 5 hours, Tour is for 5+ people, Transportation not included in the price.