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The Islands of West Africa with Nat Geo

October 2020

12 days from £5,690pp

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Embark on a fabulous journey of discovery, indulging in the rich culture and charm of West Africa’s incredible islands. Experience the vibrant atmosphere and pristine beaches of Cape Verde and the staggering natural beauty and wildlife of the Bijagos Islands.  
  • Discover the breathtaking beaches and colourful culture of Cape Verde
  • Experience the natural beauty and magnificent wildlife of the protected Bijagos
  • Venture out on shore visits and excursion in Zodiac© inflatables
  • Be joined on board by a National Geographic photographer and enrichment expert
Set sail on an unforgettable adventure around the most beautiful islands of West Africa. Starting in Cape Verde, discover the breathtaking beaches, endless charm and vibrant atmosphere of this colourful nation, from the culture capital of Mindelo, to stunning Boa Vista and tranquil Maio. Spend time at sea, relaxing on board Le Dumont D’Urville, before reaching the Bijagos Islands, off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. Embark on enthralling Zodiac© outings in order to see the very best of this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve archipelago, from its tropical forests and mangroves to its spectacular marine wildlife and migratory birds. This really is a unique and wonderful cruise of a lifetime.

Ponant and National geographic have joined forces to offer lovers of exploration, discovery and nature, a unique opportunity to embark on a selection of new expedition cruises to some of the most intriguing and remote destinations on the planet.

Your Accommodation

Le Dumont d’Urville


Boasting unparalleled luxury and state-of-the-art facilities, Le Dumont d’Urville is one of Ponant’s new generation of ships, leading the way for small ship cruises. Passengers can relax in style and comfort.