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Guinea Trip 2018

Join Drum Africa and Fore Fote on the trip of a lifetime! This will be an experience like no other: living among the locals in Guinea, West Africa, in the safe company of Abram Diallo in his house in Dubreka.

See our flyer and information below, and email if you wish to find out more. £600 for 10 days and £800 for 2 weeks is a real bargain price so don’t miss out! The deadline to pay your 50% deposit is 15th February 2018.

  • 30th March: Fly to Conakry airport in Guinea via Casablanca  (you book your own flights)

  • 1:25am, 31st March: We arrange your taxi pick-up from the airport to Dubreka (about 1 hour away)

  • 31st March – 9th or 13th April: Daily drumming and dance lessons with master-drummers and dancers from Dubreka

  • Experience traditional music and dance in everyday African life, with regular trips to see‘Dundunba’ drumming and dance celebrations

  • Buy beautiful djembes, dunduns, bells and instrument cases from the best expert instrument-makers in Guinea

  • Option to travel and see some of this beautiful and rarely visited country!

  • 2:25am, 10th April/14th April: We arrange your travel back to the airport, where you fly home via Casablanca (you book your own flights)

General Information:
  • Lessons will be in French, with translations and extra help provided by Abram and Laurence. Learning in a different language from African teachers can sometimes be confusing – but with us on hand you will never be left confused!

  • All accommodation and in-house food is provided during your stay

  • You will have to pay for transport during your stay, but ‘neuf-place’ taxis are very cheap!

  • We will provide you with an invitation letter for your visa, and all the information you need on how to obtain one from the Guinean Embassy

  • Don’t forget to make sure you get your travel vaccinations, anti-malarial tablets, mosquito nets and water-filter bottles ready before you travel!

  • You’ll have a great time and learn more than you thought possible!

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