Day 1 Arrive In Dakar

Upon arrival in Dakar, you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel. Day at leisure.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 2 Dakar – Goree Island

After breakfast, tour Dakar. Pass the colourful markets of Sandaga, Tiline and Kermel.  Observe the Great Mosque, Independence Square, the Presidential Palace, the IFAN Museum, where a fine collection of West African masks is housed, the Cathedral, and the shopping centers on Pompidou Avenue. Then,visit the craft village of Soumbedioune.

In the afternoon, take a ferry boat to visit Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights will include a visit to the ethnographic museum, and a lecture by the curator on the history of the Island.

Late afternoon, return to Dakar.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 3 Dakar – Pink Lake – Thies – Toubab Dialaw

After breakfast, depart to Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomena caused by a unique combination of microorganism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its pink color. Interact with the women harvesting salt and visit the Fulani village where you will be welcomed by the Chief and his wives. Later, travel to Thies. Visit the National Gallery of Tapestry. Then, continue to Toubab Dialaw.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 4 Toubab Dialaw – Bandia Park

After breakfast depart Sabobade for a tour by four wheel drive vehicle of Bandia., an animal game reserve. Chance to see wildlife such as Crocodiles, Antelopes, Rhinoceros, Monkey, Buffalos, Giraffe among others.… Observe the legendary big Baobab tree which has been used during the past century as cemetery. Inside the private game reserve there is a bar restaurant where you may stop and take some refreshment. Continue to Saly beach resort.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Bougainvilleas or Similar

Day 5 Saly – Joal Fadiouth

Joal birthplace of Senegal’s first President, Leopold Sedar Senghor and it’s picturesque twin, Fadiouth a village covered with oyster and clam shells. The food supplies are housed in granaries built on stilts.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Bougainvilleas or Similar

Day 6 Niokolo Koba Game Reserve

Early morning depart to the national park of Niokolo Koba, via Kaolack, Kaffrine, Koumpentoum, Tambacounda. Late in the afternoon arrive at Simenti lodge deep inside the game reserve.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Simenti Hotel or Similar

Day 7 Niokolo Koba Game Reserve

Guided tour on four wheel drive, Morning and evening game drives watch the wildlife such as Horse Antelope, Elephants, Monkeys, Lions, Bush Pigs, Hippos, Crocodiles etc..

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Simenti Hotel or Similar

Day 8 Niokolo Koba Game Reserve / Kedougou

After breakfast, depart to Kedougou through Bassari area where you will see a fantastic landscape. Stop for lunch at Salemata then continue to the camp.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Le Bantamba Kedougouor Similar

Day 9 Kedougou

After breakfast drive to Dindefelo . After a 30 minutes foot climb you will reach the spectacular 80 meters waterfall. You may take a bath here. After your Picnic lunch you will cross Niokolo Badiar to Darou Salam Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Le Bantamba Kedougouor Similar

Day 10 Kedougou – St. Louis

Depart Kedougou after breakfast heading to St. Louis, Senegal’s former colonial capital. Arrive in the afternoon and check into the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence or Similar

Day 11 Saint Louis

Full day tour of Senegal’s former capital with its narrow streets and colonial architecture. Evening at leisure before dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence or Similar

Day 12 St. Louis – Touba – Dakar

After breakfast, depart St Louis for Dakar, while en route visit the Holy City of Touba, founded in the middle of the desert by Ahmadou Bamba, a revered Holyman who started the Pan Africanism struggles in Senegal. Stop for lunch at Diourbel and continue to Dakar and have dinner in a local restaurant.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 13 Depart Dakar

Today, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Tour Info

 

TOUR INCLUDES

• Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure

• Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers

• Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties

• Transportation in private vehicle

• Experienced tour guide

• Admission to listed sites and events

• Meals indicated by  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

• Cost of visa

• Meals not listed

• Travel Insurance

• Gratuity to driver and guide