Carnival is the main festivity in Guinea Bissau. Carnival goes wild in the afternoon when along the Main Avenue, groups from all the country start hours of parade: sacred traditional masks, warriors dressed in a crocodile skin and armed with arrows, initiated girls ..
A piece of Brazil in Africa
Guinea Bissau, a country that remains unknown, a piece of Brazil in Africa. The Bijagos Archipelago, with its 80 islands, is fascinating for its natural and ethics attractions: salt-water hippopotamus, turtle nesting, initiation rites to the adult life, matriarchy.Learn more about Guinea Bissau
Festivals and cultural events
Guinea Bissau has great carnivals. The population demonstrates the extraordinary African creativity parade with festive sensuality. Many others animistic ceremonies are associated with the rhythm of the seasons, such as the Vaca Bruto mask, used in the dances celebrating the harvest.Discover festivals
Discover our tours to Guinea Bissau
A unique itinerary crossing three countries “north to south” to experience a continuous change of climatic ecosystems and human environments. 14 days to experience: NATURE, RITES, TRIBAL AND CONTEMPORARY ART, LIVE MUSIC
Guinea Bissau, a still unknown country where borders between water and land change with the changing of the tides, covering and uncovering mangroves, beaches and estuaries. A trip that will take us to pristine forests, remote villages, animistic ceremonies and the largest archipelago in Africa..
Witness the colourful carnival in Bissau, the rhythmic dances of the Casamance, explore the tropical paradise of the Bijagos islands, discover the Senegalese hospitality and magic landscapes between ocean, rivers and savanna. A special journey with travel photographer Catherina Unger
Specials itineraries as portions of the ultimate Trans-Sahara and Black Africa expedition. Desert, adventure, tribal culture and wild nature. These journeys will be lead by Alberto Nicheli the TransAfrica founder and the discoverer of these new tracks!
From Trans-Sahara to Black Africa MOROCCO, WESTERN SAHARA, MAURITANIA, SENEGAL, GAMBIA, GUINEA BISSAU Lead by Alberto Nicheli, TransAfrica founder, who has a wealth of experience and understanding of West Africa tribal cultures.