Good to Know


The climate is hot year-round and tropical, with two distinct seasons - the rainy season from May to October and the dry season from December to April. Expect high humidity and daily temperatures ranging between 26 and 32 degrees Celsius.


Visas need to be applied for at the Liberian diplomatic mission for most countries. Proof of a yellow fever vaccination is required.


While Liberian locals are friendly and open, we advise visitors to take the same precautions they would take when visiting any developing country. This includes not travelling at night, being cautious and aware of your surroundings at all time, keeping valuables out of sight and only working with reputable tourism businesses and credible Liberia agencies which are registered with the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and tourism or members of LINTA, the Liberia National Tourism Association.


Liberia's international airport is called Roberts International Airport (ROB). It is located near the town of Harbel and is about 56 km (35 miles) from the nation's capital of Monrovia.

Four airlines currently fly to Monrovia from around the world - Brussels Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, ASKY Airlines, and Air Côte D'Ivoire. The major hubs for flying in and out of Monrovia include Accra Kotoka International Airport, Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Brussels Airport, and Conakry Ahmed Sékou Touré International Airport. 


The Liberian dollar is the official currency in Liberia. United States dollars (USD) are also accepted. Credit cards are accepted in Monrovia at larger businesses; however, outside of Monrovia, you will need to rely primarily on cash. ATMs can be found in Monrovia and a few major cities, such as Ganta.


The official language of Liberia is English; however, there are more than 20 indigenous languages spoken in the country as well as a form of English known as Liberian English. Predominant indigenous languages spoken in Liberia include Kpelle, Bassa, Grebo, Dan, Kru, Mano, Loma, and Mandingo.