Visit Lompoul Desert with a knowledgeable guide
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. On the way , you'll be pleasantly surprised by the sublime beauty of the Wolof and Peul villages, but also by that of such magnificent vegetation: the African Savannah. You'll also see the Peuls, cattle breeders, leading their huge herds of local cows to graze. 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 , a local band will come to 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, we'll return to Dakar.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel or at any other convenient location
End location: Your hotel or as previously agreed
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
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.
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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!