Guinea-Bissau is a small nation on the west coast of Africa and sliced between Senegal on the north and guinea on the south. Despite its enormous tourism potential, Guinea-Bissau is not a very popular destination for tourists. This has a lot to do with very rudimentary tourist facilities provided, even in the capital Bissau and an internal law and order situation that has engulfed the country for last 15 years or more. However, the courageous few who make it to the country, simply relish the experience.
Guinea-Bissau has a very lush coastal area which is extensively forested. Guinea-Bissau’s diverse wildlife that boasts of chimpanzees and rare salt water hippopotamus can be best seen in the Cantanhez Forest National Park in Jemberem. Another exciting location is the Bijagos Archipelago off the coast of Guinea-Bissau which is a group of 88 islands. These islands are one of Africa’s most scenic places and home to water sports and activities like snorkeling and diving.
Guinea-Bissau has an amazing Portuguese era architecture which is gracefully decaying and adds to the beauty of the land. The native tribes of the country are also very intriguingly interesting. However, it would be a good idea to check the existing law and order and political situation before embarking on a tour to this idyllic