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Waterfall in Pita

Chutes de Kambadaga

The chutes de Kambadaga, around 35km west of Pita, make for a brilliant day out. The waterfalls crash over three separate falls and they're surrounded by jungle where monkeys and a wealth of colourful birds are comm…
Gardens in Dalaba

Jardins Auguste Chevalier

Established by a French botanist in 1908 to discover what European and Asian plants would flourish in Guinea, the Jardins Auguste Chevalier offer an enjoyable place to unwind in the shade of huge century-old oaks an…
Waterfall in Dalaba

Chutes de Ditinn

One of Guinea's tallest – and certainly one of its most beautiful – waterfalls takes a 120m drop straight down off a cliff. Ditinn village is 35km from Dalaba and the falls are 5km further on from the village (a 20-…
Waterfall in Labé

Chutes de Saala

One of the most enjoyable excursions from Labé is to the impressive Chutes de Saala, where water cascades down a series of step-like falls in a pretty forest location. The falls are just outside the village of Diari…
Historic Building in Dalaba

Villa Sili

The old French governor's residence, Villa Sili (1936), which was for many years almost on the verge of collapse, has been recently renovated and is a fun place to explore. Look out for the horse statues in the gard…
Arts Centre in Labé

Maison des Artisans

An interesting place to both buy and watch locally made crafts such as indigo cloth and leather sandals is at the Maison des Artisans. The staff will happily tell you all about the role of different crafts in the Fo…
Historic Building in Dalaba

Case à Palabres

The Case à Palabres is an impressively large meeting hall that was once used by village elders. It has been recently renovated and its beautiful Fula bas-relief wall murals have been brought back to vivid life. Ther…
Waterfall in Pita

Chutes du Kinkon

Pita's major attraction, the tall, narrow Chutes du Kinkon, is close to a large hydroelectric plant but this doesn't detract from its beauty. To get to the falls take the main road north out of town for a kilometre …
Museum in Labé

Petit Musée du Fouta Djallon

The Petit Musée du Fouta Djallon is a quiet spot, where you learn about the region's unique Fula culture. Many of the items are displayed in small tableaux, which makes it all a bit more interesting. If the museum i…
African in Dalaba

Restaurant Moderne

Locals will rightly tell you that this friendly place, which is a proper restaurant rather than just a market stall, is the best place in town to eat. Dishes include rice and peanut sauce, chicken and chips, and spa…