Discover the bush and villages with a knowledgeable guide
Exploration Dakar with its charms and colours. Visit of Goree Island, where 15 to 20 million slaves were shipped for the new world. Visit the Pink Lake, with its salt collectors in a Jeep to redo the former Dakar rally track. Exploration of Lompoul desert, have camel ride and enjoy the wonderful sunset.
Visit Saint-Louis on horse carriage to enjoy the beauty of the first French city in Africa. Boat ride in Djoudj Birds Sanctuary, the world's 3rd largest bird reserve. Boat ride on the Saloum river to see the birds coming back for the night. Also visit of Sipo island, a mandigo village to meet an African queen and the villages. Visit of Mbour fishing harbour to see the fishfolks arrival and hundred of beautiful painted fishing boats.
Finally, visit of Bandia animals reserve in a 4X4WD, looking for the giraffes, the zebras, the rhinos, the impalas and the derby elands.
Day 1: arrival Blaise Diagne airport, transfer to hotel at the Pink Lake.
Day 2: visit of Dakar-Goree Island, overnight at The Pink Lake.
Day 3: visit of Bandia in 4x4WD, to see the giraffes, the rhinos, the zebras, the buffaloes, the impalas and so on. Leave for Lompoul. Upon arrival a 4WD transfer to the desert. Overnight in tents, camel ride.
Day 4: leave for Saint-Louis, visit of the first French city in West Africa in horse carriage and Overnight in Saint-Louis.
Day 5: boat ride of Djoudj birds sanctuary to see many thousands of pelican and a great diversity of birds coming from the whole world. Overnight in Saint-Louis.
Day 6: leave for Sine Saloum, visit of Touba's biggest mosque. Lunch in Kaolack. Boat ride on the Saloum river. Overnight at Keur Saloum.
Day 7: boat ride on the Saloum to visit the Queen of Sipo island, lunch in Kaolack, then visit of MBour fishing harbour, to see the arrival of the fishermen. Overnight at Mbaila Hotel.
Day 8: transfer and end of tour.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 days
We'll be using an air conditioned car.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 USD - For Beverage ,and the purchase of personal items of souvenir.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
Just one, I' m not a driver guide, but I always come with a professional driver of tourism so as to give the best of myself.