Senegal highlights 8 Days 7 Nights
This tours is unique in the sense that I select the main sites not far from Dakar.in 8 days. My passion for Tourism is part of who I am. I offer visitors the opportunity to take a journey back in time in the life of our differents cities. But I will also provide them with a view and experience of Senegal that only Locals would know. So, it is my absolute pleasure to show off these beautiful places and tell stories related to them which make History come alive.
I am very much looking forward to showing everything this beautiful country has to offer.ItineraryDay 1: DAKAR - GOREE - LAC ROSEStop At:
Gorée hotels, Gorée, Dakar, Senegal
After a deep rest and breakfast in your hotel, you go to visit Goree island, located nearby Dakar: this is the infamous departure point for millions of African headed for slavery to the Americas. Classified as a site of world patrimony, Gorée has been magnificently preserved. You will be visiting Slave's House, the Women museum and the Historical museum , the Castles and the market as you walk the streets of this unique place. Lunch in a typical restaurant in the island. We head back to discover the capital city of Senegal: city tour to visit the Presidential Palace, Independence Palace, the African revival monument., The Soumbedioune market… and transfer to the Pink Lake. overnight at Chez Salim hotel or similar.
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Dinner and Overnight at Chez Salim Hotel at Lac Rose. It is just a few meters from the lake and has small round hutsDay 2: PINK LAKE KAYAR LOMPOULStop At:
The Pink Lake Senegal, Niaga, Senegal
After breakfast, visit of the Pink Lake which draws its name from the colour of its water that is due to the high content of salt. It stretches over 3 miles along sand dunes. Once in your arrival, take lunch ( by your own) before you make a tour of this beautiful lake by 4 wheel drive vehicles as you see how local women harvest the salt as they made into the shallow waters. After lunch, transfer to Lompoul via Kayar. Transfer with 4wd from Loumpoul village to Loumpoul desert. Welcome drink at sunset and dromedary ride o pedestrian walk. Dinner and overnight under Mauritanian tents in Loumpoul Ecolodge or The Desert Camp
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Lompoul Ecolodge is the only one situated in the heart of the desert and bottom so perfectly in the landscape of dunesDay 3: TOUR DE VILLE SAINT LOUIS - LANGUE DE BARBARIE Pass By:
Aéroport de Saint-Louis, St Louis, Senegal
Leave Lompoul Ecolodge after breakfast for a tour that will make to discover by motor canoe the Langue de Barbarian Park located just 11 miles south of Saint-Louis in the region of Gandiol. It’s an ecosystem rich and varied and is a combination of environments (mangroves, sand dunes, the Senegal River, the Langue de Barbarie, tidal wetlands, the beach, and the ocean). Here many different species thrive, crabs, lizards, and over 160 species birds can be found throughout the park. Also it’s a migratory bird sanctuary and a turtle nesting site. Right after and before lunch we return back to Saint-Louis. Free time in the afternoon for optional excursions. Dinner and overnight in the hotel Cap Saint Louis or similar
Accommodation included: Hotel Cap Saint Louis is a 3* hotel located on the beachfront. with air-conditioned rooms. Each with a private bathroomDay 4: DJOUDJ NATIONAL BIRD SANCTUARYStop At:
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, North of St. Louis, Saint-Louis Senegal
The Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary is a wetland in the Senegal river delta, which serves as an over-wintering site for vast numbers of waterfowl and other Palaearctic migrant birds. Historically, the site was subject to alternating cycles of seasonal flooding with fresh water from the Senegal River, followed by an influx of salt water. After the visit return to Saint Louis. City tour of Saint Louis
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel Cap Saint Louis is a 3* hotel located on the beachfront. with air-conditioned rooms. Each with a private bathroomDay 5: TOUBA - TOUBACOUTAPass By:
Parc National du Delta du Saloum, Ndangane Senegal
After breakfast drive for Toubacouta via Touba, capital of Mouridism with its tallest Mosque in West Africa. Lunch en route (by their own). On arrival to Toubacouta, a small village of fishermen and farmers, we’ll take the pirogue for an excursion of the Saloum island, confluence of the Sine Saloum, where the arms of the sea seep into the point where land and water gather to form many many isles of shells to admire hundred of birds. You can see monkeys, gazelles, croccodiles, herons, storks..This area is unique in its natural and wild beauty and was recently included by UNESCO in its World Natural Heritage List of protected biosphere reserves. Return at hotel Keur Saloum or similar. Dinner and overnight in the hotel
Accommodation included: Keur Saloum is a 3* hotel and is situated in Toubacouta and deep in Mangroves and a national park. Day 6: JOAL FADIOUTH - SALYStop At:
Citta, Joal Fadiouth Senegal
The Sine-Saloum is one of the most beautiful parts of Senegal. It is a swampy area with mangrove ,lagoons, open forests, dunes and sand islands. Part of the area is included in the parc National du Delta du Saloum. The area abounds with several monkeys species including the rare red colobus, and the range of habitats makes it particularly good for birding. A trip by pirogue down one of the river branches to see the pelicans, flamingos, martin fisherman and other birds or to visit some of the island fishing villages, is well worth doing. This area is very rich in eco diversities.
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel Club Royal Saly 3* is located at the heart of Saly Portudal near all commodities composed of African bungalows Day 7: BANDIA PARKStop At:
Reserve De Bandia, N 2 Route de Mbour, Saly Senegal
This tour is unique and typical in many aspects. First you will have the opportunity to get in the inland to discover the real Africa and aculturallso some emblematic trees :called :Baobab or the elephant of the african savannah ,which over the past many years were used as a cemetery for the storytellers ,the musicians ...You will also the real facet of Africa ,with the bush taxis ,the people in their African attires .More you will be in a the savannah ,with a 4x4 WD made specially for safari, touring around the Bandia animals sanctuary to discover animals such as :the giraffes,the hyaenas, the impalas ,the derby and cap elands ,the zebras ,the horses antelopes, the grand kudu,the rhinoceros ,the green and red monkeys
After the visit return to Saly
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel Club Royal Saly 3* is located at the heart of Saly Portudal near all commodities composed of African bungalowsDay 8: SALY DAY USEStop At:
Village Artisanal de Saly, Mbour Senegal
DAY USE - BEACH RESORT - SHOPPING
Duration: 3 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
7/19/2019 - 7/21/2021
Duration: 8 Days
|Monday - Sunday:||06:00 AM - 10:00 PM|
Dakar-Plateau, Dakar, Senegal
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancellations and refunds:
- Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport, Dakar Senegal
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.