Ecotourism

Committed to the All-Round Development of Sierra Leone Youth and Livelihood Development in Tourism Sector – Twenty-First Century African Youth Movement (AYM)

 

Tourism worldwide is rapidly adopting a vast new array of sustainable tourism practices that will need to be incorporated within the AYM ecotourism plan. Eco travelers expect to leave a holiday destination knowing exactly where they made their contributions to humanity, to the environment and to the culture they visited.

Ecotourism is the medium that helps build and reinforce meaningful travel ethics that translate easily into high value travel experiences for both visitors as well as locals. It has also by default become a very successful environmental management and community development tool.

Dennis with Danielle Kegler at Mosselleh Beach

Dennis with Danielle Kegler at Mosselleh Beach

Moselleh Beach, Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone

Ecotourism in Sierra Leone and Moselleh beach are a recent development in a sector that has been given backing by the UN General Assembly. There were many important points to the ecotourism resolution adopted by the UN GA on 20 December 2010 [on the report of the Second Committee (A/65/440) – PDF of resolution]. One was:

…to promote ecotourism as an instrument that can contribute to achieving those Goals, in particular the Goals of eradicating extreme poverty and of ensuring environmental sustainability, and to support the efforts and policies of developing countries in this field;

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

For AYM, ecotourism development for Moselleh Beach brings  people of Sierra Leone much-needed sustainable income, and opportunity to show off the wonders of the country. AYM is committed to the development of African youth and their development in the tourism sector. Moselleh Beach is the first attraction for ecotourism in Sierra Leone that AYM established.

 Welcome to Moselleh Beach

Welcome to Moselleh Beach

The Development of Ecotourism in Sierra Leone

Moselleh beach sits along the Jong River in Mattru Jong.  It is also home to breathtaking waterfalls, fine white sand, and natural tree shades. Entertainment facilities will be established on Moselleh beach, and the volunteers will be trained in professional customer service, to continue bringing and entertaining more and more visitors in years to come.

Guided Eco Tours

Hobby Fishing

Waterfalls

Forest Safari

Canoe Adventures

Silver Sand Beach

Local Culture

Traditional African Food

Place: Moseleh Beach, Mattru Jong

With: Guided Bonthe District Communities

Tours: by Professional Guides

 

Guided Tourist Attractions

 

Moselleh Beach offers amazing attractions to new and repeats visitors craving for some novelties in rural Sierra Leone.  Endless activities such as:

Hobby fishing, waterfalls, forest safari, canoe sailing adventures through the Jong river, silver sand beach, introduction to and, interaction of cultures/livelihood of locals, the taste of traditional Sierra Leone recipes and an evening of intense Sierra Leone dinners and entertainment.

There are always Guides to organize, manage and serve visitors during tours. Special tours to York and Bonthe Islands are arranged on a need basis.  These tours expose visitors to the grandeur of these historic islands where they can enjoy their beauty and histories.  Whether you prefer working hard as a volunteer or would like a mix of cultural and ecotourism in Sierra Leone, AYM provides the perfect opportunity to indulge a life of purpose while having fun and loving it.

Service Charges:

For One day, Individual Tour to Moseleh Beach @ Le 380,000.00 or $50.00 for one or two persons. Groups of 3 – 5 is Le 304, 000.00 or, $40.00 of per person. Groups of 5 – 10 is Le 228,000.00 or $30.00 per person. Groups over 10 or planned camping program and activities, contact [email protected] for the cost.

All daily activities include One traditional African lunch, Optional Traditional beverage (Poyo), local snacks, drinking water, transportation cost up to Moseleh beach (one side).

Two Guides, who will organize, manage and serve you during your tour.

 

Note:

• There are no hidden costs, and you do not need to pay an extra cost other than stipulated costs.

• We arrange Custom Packages. If you are interested, then we can organize your tour to Bonthe Island, enjoy the beauty and history of Bonthe Island.

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” -- Og Mandino

Twenty-First Century African Youth Movement

P.O. Box 90152 Alexandria, Virginia, 22309 U.S.A.

703-672-0631