Half Day Tour : Goree Island

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Tour Number

Activity Level

354295


Categories

Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. we love children

Friendly: Yes.
we love everyboby

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Discover Goree Island from Dakar with a knowledgeable private guide


Departure for the ferry station, where we'll take the ferry for our appointement with the history on slavery. The history of Goree is above all that slavery. What's striking in it, is that from 1536 to 1848 many black people coming from all the continent will be enslaved and shipped for the Americas.

Once on the island, we'll start the visit with: The slaves house where the curator will give some explanations about slavery, the slaves conditions of living and the downgrading treatments which were inflicted to them when rebelling, how they were shackled and so on. This is where, you'll discover that famous: Door of Return. After we'll go on discovering the island , which became world heritage in 1978. Visit of a sandpaint gallery. Goree's craft market, a unique and nostalgique craft market in Africa.

Itinerary

Once in the ferry, 15 minutes later we're on Goree Island. Then we'll walk through Goree's narrow paved streets towards the Slaves Houses, where the curator will give some explanations about slavery. Then we'll go around the island to discover the heritage.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel, cruise terminal or the place of your option.

End location: Your hotel, cruise terminal or the place of your option.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Transportation: an air conditioned vehicle or minivan and then the ferry for Goree Island

What’s Included

- My time and services as an English speaking guide
- Transportation to the ferry station and back with an air conditioned vehicle or minivan.
- Ferry tickets.
- Slaves house fee
- All taxes applicable

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - For beverage, food and purchase of personal items of souvenir.

What’s Extra

- Meals
- Beverages
- Purchase of personal items of souvenirs

Restrictions

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.

A Recent Review of this tour

Really enjoyed our tour - Sogui was knowledgeable and took good care of us on our tour of Gorree Island
Michael Thorn

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