Visit Fathala Animals Reserve from Dakar with a knowledgeable private guide
There are only six countries in the world where you can walk with the lions.
Going southwards near the Gambian Border, suddenly you're in a woodland, and you'll realize an impressive change of the landscape. On the way, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the typical villages we'll see, but also by such a magnificent vegetation: the African Savannah. Visit of a serer village, a privileged moment to immortalize in pictures. Visit also of the central market of Kaolack. Once at Toubacouta, we're in Saloum islands, which is world heritage. . Diner and overnight at Keur Saloum hotel.
Visit of Fathala Animals Sanctuary where , we'll meet with the rangers for the walk with lions. On the spot, a briefing will be given by the rangers, then you'll start that so much dreamt of tour with the lions, escorted by the rangers for 45 minutes.
I hope you'll seize this unique opportunity, and join this exceptional tour!!!
The whole distance for this tour is 480 kms.
Day 1: We leave for Toubacouta .
Our first stop will be to visit a serer village, then Kaolack Central market with its African facet. Once at Toubacouta, we'll have a boat tour for birdwatching.
Day:2: Toubacouta --- Fathala Animals Sanctuary
Meeting with the rangers in Fathala Animals Sanctuary for the walk with the lions. After the activity , we'll drive back.
You'll be given the possibility to have lunch at Kaolack on Day1 and Day 2
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel or the place of your option
End location: your hotel or the place of your choice
Duration: 2 days
Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle or minivan.
- My time and service as your private guide
- Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle or minivan
- One night in Keur Saloum hotel in double room and half board
- Breakfast/dinner is included
- The boat tour on the Saloum river
- The walk with the lions
- All taxes applicable
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 USD - For beverage and food
- Beverage and the lunches for Day 1 and Day 2
- The purchase of items or souvenirs
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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Experience of a LIFETIME! Not only was the walk with lions great, but the round trip had many other experiences to offer. Sogui dedicates a separate driver to ensure he's available to explain local landmarks and history along the way. Highly recommend when visiting Senegal.