Lompoul Desert, a unique experience and entire immersion in local culture
We will drive first towards the Pink Lake, crossing the surburbs with their bush taxis station and typical local markets. Upon our arrival, we' ll first go to see the salt seekers, the « mountain » of salt. Then you'll be given the opportunity to swim and float in the lake. Lunch in a nice restaurant that used to welcome the rally Paris-Dakar. Then after, we'll go for one the country's most beautiful site. Visit of a Peul village , you'll be surprised by the sublime of that tribe cousins of the Tuareg and also the magnificent vegetation: the African Savannah. Visit of Baobab tree and a fishing harbour. Once at Lompoul village, we'll take a Jeep truck for our transfer to the desert. Once in the desert with the oranges sand dunes, you'll be installed in typical and luxurious Mauritanian tents, before going for a camel riding. After dinner, around the fire, and under the stars , an African Ballet will play the Djembe or local drums for you.
From our meeting location, we will first visit the Pink Lake, before going to the Lompoul Desert.
Once at Lompoul village, we'll take a Jeep truck for our transfer to the desert.
We'll take a camel ride out of Lompoul village.
We'll spend the night in typical and luxurious Mauritanian tents.
On the second day, visit of Peul village to see that tribe cousin of the Tuareg and Massaï, a fishing harbour and Thies City biggest daily market.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle or minivan.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 USD - For beverage and the purchase of personal items of souvenir
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More than just camels! Accommodations were much nicer than anticipated. Great food, great local music, and company by locals. Definitely fit this into your itinerary!