Day 1 Dakar, Senegal

Arrive Dakar; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 2 Dakar

Today go on a city tour of Metropolitan Dakar and vicinity. Visit the colorful Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque residential district of Medina.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 3 Goree Island

After breakfast, go on a tour of 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.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 4 Dakar / Pink Lake / St-Louis

After breakfast, travel to visit the Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomena caused by a unique combination of micro-organism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its pink colour. Interact with the women harvesting salt and visit the nearby Fulani Village where you will be welcomed by the Chief and his wives. Late afternoon, continue to St Louis, the last colonial capital of Senegal before the Senegalese gained Independence from the French.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence or Similar

Day 5 St. Louis

Tour of St. Louis. Explore the narrow streets flanked by houses with carved wooden balconies and verandas.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residenceor Similar

Day 6 Djoudj National Bird Park

Visit the Djoudj National Bird Park, which is considered 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 flamingos can be seen here: up to 10,000 of each species.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residenceor Similar

Day 7 St-Louis / Saloum Islands / Saly Resort

After leaving St-Louis, tour the Saloum Islands including “canoe cruising” or just interact with these people whose traditional hospitality enables you to share their daily life of fishing, canoe excursions, meals of mangrove oysters grilled over an open fire. Return to Saly Resort for overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Bougainvilleas or Similar

Day 8 3 Options / Dakar

Choice of: (1) Tour of Joal Fadiouth, (2) Spend the day at Saly Beach Resort or (3) Visit to an Orphanage/Elementary School. Return to Dakar for overnight

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Overnight at Novotel Dakar or Similar

Day 9 Depart

Morning at leisure before departing for your onward destination.

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