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Wonders of Senegal, 21 Day Cultural Journey and Wildlife

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 21 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 30 people
Destination(s): Senegal  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4500 US Dollar (USD)

This trip will take you to the beautiful region of Casamance located in the South-west region of Senegal. You will have the chance to discover the stunningly wonderful virgin beaches of this region and the Diola tribe’s rich cultures. Enjoy both boat ride to this scenic spot and land excursion to explore the hidden gem of this amazing location.

Day 1: Our team welcomes and assists you at your arrival at the international airport of Dakar. We transfer you to one of the deluxe hotel of Dakar: hotel Sofitelteranga 5-star or hotel Meridien or Hotel savannah or similar hotel. Meals: (B).

Day 2: At 9 am, departure for a city tour in Dakar. Highlights: sand painting and art craft markets, the African art museum, the university, the independence square, the presidential palace, the mosque, the cathedral, and the crowded local market. At midday, we take the ferry for Goree Island the former slave trade station. Lunch at 1 pm: in one of the best restaurant on the island. At 3 pm visit of the slave house museum, women museum, historical museum. Stroll around that historical island. At 6 pm we take the boat back to Dakar and transfer you to your hotel. Meals: (B).

Day 3: At 8:30 am we leave Dakar for the pink lake the famous arrival point of the rally Paris-Dakar. Tour around the lake to visit some salt diggers and villages. At 2 pm we continue the trip to Saint-Louis the old French colonial city in the north of Senegal. In this city every year on May the international jazz festival is celebrated. Arrival at your hotel around 6 pm: the hotel Saint Louis 4-star or hotel Mermoz 4-star or similar. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 4: Relaxation in the morning. At 4:30 pm departure to visit the historical island of Saint Louis on a horse driven carriage (1 hour 30 minutes of touring). Back to your hotel around 6 pm. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 5: At 8:00 am the departure to visit one of the bird parks of the region according to the season: the park of Djoudj or the park of the langue of Barbarie. 2 hours strolling in African motorized canoes to enjoy watching a variety of birds. Lunch at a restaurant near the park around 1 pm. At 3 pm we take the way back to your hotel. Rest or swimming in the pool. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 6: Relaxation in the morning. You can profit by other leisure activities. Water sports, horse riding. At 4 pm: we go to visit the local and art craft market. Back to the hotel around 6 pm. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 7: Departure at 8:30 to Kaolack, the capital city of SineSaloum region. Along the way, you will visit an African village and the biggest mosque in West Africa. You can lunch at a middle-class African restaurant before reaching your 3-star hotel in Kaolack around 6 pm: Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 8: Departure for the south-eastern area. Visit to an African village. Lunch at Tambacounda the capital city of that region. In the afternoon, relax in your hotel Wassadou 3-star or in Relais Tamba 3-star. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 9: At 10 am, departure for the park Niokolokoba the biggest park in West Africa. From 4 pm to 6 pm safari in the park. Lodging in the Lodge of the park, near the river Gambia. From that nice place, you can enjoy watching hippos, crocodiles. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 10: At 8 am a departure for a safari in the park to see a variety of antelopes, monkeys, buffaloes, birds, lions. In the afternoon, the safari resumed from 4 pm to 6 pm. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 11: In the morning safari in the park. In the afternoon relax. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 12: Departure at 9 am for Kedougou the closer city. Lunch around midday at Bedik hotel. At 3 pm visit the traditional animist village of bedik people. 1-hour trekking to reach their village. Interesting local cultures to discover. Back to Kedougou. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 13: At 8 am a departure to visit the waterfalls of Ndindefelo. Visit of another tribe. Possibilities for trekking on the highest hill of Senegal. We take pick nick for lunch from the hotel bedik. You can enjoy swimming in the waterfalls natural pool. At 4 pm, the road back to arrive at the hotel around 6 pm. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 14: At 9 am the departure to visit the Bassari village of Salemata (pick nick for lunch). Back to the hotel around 6 pm. Meals: (B) and (D).

Day 15: At 9 am the departure for Tamba. In the afternoon relax in your hotel Tamba. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 16: At 8 am the departure for Sinesaloum islands. Lunch at Kaolack hotel. On our arrival to the Sinesaloum west coast around 5 pm, we take the motorized canoes to the islands (1 hours 30 minutes boat riding). Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 17: Departure at 8 am on the motorized canoes for a fishing party. Back to the lodge around midday for lunch. In the afternoon departure at 4 pm on the horse - driven carriage to visit the island villages. Back to the hotel at 6 pm. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 18: At 8 am we leave the Saloum islands to take back the road to visit the shellfish island of Joal-fadiouth lunch around 1 pm at a restaurant nearby. At 3 pm we continue to the petite cote the most important coast resorts in Senegal. At 5 pm you arrive at your deluxe hotel in Saly. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 19: Relaxation. You can enjoy other leisure activities. Watersports, golf, moto quads, horse-riding, bicycle, legal gambling. At 5 pm we take you to visit the local and art craft market (15 minutes of driving). You will attend also the impressive arrival of the fishermen at MBour harbor. Back to your hotel around 6:30 pm. Meals: (B), (L) and (D).

Day 20: Rest and relax. Optional: Safari in Bandia reserve - to see a variety of antelopes, giraffe, buffaloes, rhinos etc. Departure at 4 pm. Back to the hotel around 6 pm.

Day 21: We transfer you to the International airport of Dakar to take your flight back home. End of the tour.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Senegal
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2009

M19567 is an incoming tour operator owned by Mr Abdoulaye Diallo. It's specialized in customized tours, group tours and adventures trips to Senegal and west Africa. Our professional team and dedicated tours guides guarantee satisfaction for our clients. We offer also deluxe hotels, beach accommodations, lodges,...

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