Viajar a Guinea Bissau

To travel to Guinea Bissau is to travel to a unique natural microcosm on the African continent. This small country, dotted with islands, in West Africa, is still little known to tourists. However, travelling to Guinea Bissau has many attractions. Starting with the impressive archipelago of the Bijagós, a tropical paradise of great marine and terrestrial biodiversity that became a Biosphere Reserve in 1996.The Bijagós is the only place in the world with a population of hippos that migrated from the mainland into the sea and now live on the islands.The Orango National Park is also home to one of the few matriarchies in the world. They have a unique culture and traditions that are demonstrated through dances and ceremonies.But there is much more to Guinea Bissau. Unspoilt beaches, a huge population of sea turtles and a Portuguese colonialist past that can still be felt, especially on the mainland.Guinea Bissau is also known for its carnivals, the country’s biggest celebrations. A trip to Guinea Bissau is an opportunity to soak up the friendliness of its people, to meet the fishermen and to experience the magic of the most unexplored Africa.

mapa de Guinea Bissau

Rutas y salidas programadas

Información práctica de Guinea Bissau

Mejor época para viajar a Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau has a warm climate throughout the year, with an average of around 25ºC. It has two well-defined seasons: from October to early July, the dry season; and, the rest, the rainy season.

Sanidad - Vacunas

A yellow fever vaccine is mandatory. Hepatitis A and B, meningitis and tetanus are also recommended. Rift Valley advises its clients to check with the vaccination center before travelling.


Spanish citizens can apply at the Embassy in Madrid (Avenida de América, 16, 1º, right). The cost is €70, a passport is required with a minimum validity of 6 months; and the procedure takes 7 to 10 days. It is also possible to process it at the airport. Those who are not Spanish citizens should consult with the authorities of their respective countries.


Guinea Bissau's currency is the West African CFA Franc. Currency exchanges and banks accept US dollars and euros.

Etnias de Guinea Bissau

Lugares de interés de Guinea Bissau

Parques Nacionales de Guinea Bissau

Razones para viajar a Guinea Bissau

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