The Best of Senegal,8 Days

Start and end in Dakar! With the in-depth cultural tour The Best of Senegal, you have an 8 day tour package taking you through Dakar, Senegal and 10 other destinations in Senegal. The Best of Senegal includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more

per adult from

$3,253

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Professional Guide
    • Roundtrip airport / hotel transfers
    • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
    • Admission to all listed sites
    • Entry/Admission - Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
    What's excluded :
    • Visas and international flights
    • Gratuities
    • Expenses of personal nature

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL

    Pass By: Dakar, Dakar, Dakar Region
    Arrive Dakar. You will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Today’s activities will be determined based on your arrival time. You may relax and unwind or start the tour of Dakar and vicinity. Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour



    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

    Day 2: DAKAR – GOREE ISLAND – DAKAR

    Stop At: Goree Island, Goree Island, Dakar Region
    This morning take a 20-minute ferry ride to Gorée Island. The tour includes a visit to the ethnographic museum and a lecture by the curator on the history of the Goree, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon return to Dakar and go on a city tour. Visit the colourful markets including Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Stop by Dakar’s grand Mosque, the Presidential Palace, and the Artisans Market. Meals included: Breakfast Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

    Day 3: DAKAR – PINK LAKE – ST LOUIS

    Stop At: Dakar, Dakar, Dakar Region
    After breakfast depart to Saint Louis located in the north of Senegal. En route take a tour of Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomenon caused by a unique combination of microorganism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its pink colour. Interact with the women harvesting salt. Visit the Fulani village where you may be welcomed by the Chief. Continue to Saint Louis, Senegal’s former colonial capital. Early evening go on a city tour of Saint Louis and explore the narrow streets flanked by houses with carved wooden balconies and verandas and stop by the vibrant fisshing village of Guet Ndar. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Mermoz
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mermoz

    Day 4: SAINT LOUIS – DJOUDJ – SAINT LOUIS

    Stop At: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, North of St. Louis, Saint-Louis Senegal
    After breakfast, visit the Djoudj National Bird Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site), which is one of the most important bird sanctuaries in the world. Situated on a major palearctic migratory route, this park is a paradise for bird enthusiasts. Some of the world’s greatest concentrations of white pelicans and amingos can be seen here: up to 10,000 species. Enjoy a pirogue ride to better view the many species of cormorants, pelicans, ducks, flamingos, various songbirds and more. You may also see crocodiles, boas, boars and other wildlife. Complete your city tour of Saint Louis.
    Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Mermoz

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mermoz

    Day 5: SAINT LOUIS – TOUBA – DELTA DU SALOUM

    Stop At: Touba, Touba, Diourbel Region
    After breakfast drive to Sine Saloum located in a beautiful wild nature. Stop on the way to visit Touba, the holy city of Mouride brotherhood. Get to Ndagane and have a cruise through the mangroove . Get to your hotel and overnight.
    Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Hotel Les Cordons Bleus

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Les Cordons Bleus

    Day 6: DELTA SALOUM – JOAL FADIOUTH – MBOUR – SALY

    Stop At: Joal Fadiouth, Joal Fadiouth, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    After breakfast, depart to Joal Fadiouth visiting en route the central market of Mbour. Continue to Joal, made famous partly because it is the birth place of Senegal’s first President Leopold Senghor. Visit the sh market and observe the lively daily activities. Visit the Senghor museum. Con continue to the traditional Serere village of Fadiouth where you will observe the cathedral, the market place, the sacred Baobab tree and the famous cemetery where Muslims, Christians and Animists are buried. Continue to Saly beach resort with stops at small villages. Arrive in time to enjoy the beach before nightfall. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Royam Saly
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Royam Saly

    Day 7: SALY – BANDIA – SALY

    Stop At: Saly, Saly, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    This morning travel to Bandia National Park for a safari. Bandia Game Reserve is located in a 3500-hectare wide conservation area. Here you will see numerous species native to Senegal including: buffalos, antelopes, impala gazelles, monkeys, tortoises and crocodile in addition to white rhinoceros, kudu, elands, cape moose, giraffes, ostriches, zebras. Stop by the crocodile pool where animals come to drink and buffalos wallow in the mud. You will see numerous bird species including the small hornbills, grey heron, eagles, blackbirds and kingshers. The Bandia wildlife reserve has succeeded in reintroducing much of the marvellous native ora and fauna that are unique to West Africa and had gradually disappeared due to demographic pressure and poaching. Early evening return to Saly Beach Resort. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner
    Overnight at Royam Saly
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Royam Saly

    Day 8: SALY – DEPART

    Stop At: Saly, Saly, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    With the assistance of your driver and guide decide on your excursions and activities before you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight Meals included: Breakfast
    End point Blaise Diagne International Airport, Dakar, Senegal

    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Blaise Diagne International Airport, Ndiass, Senegal
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport, Dakar Senegal
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Continent Tours

Activity ID: V-167419P15

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