The Motherland dream tour
This popular tour requires a minimum of 2 participants. It allows you to explore Dakar and Goree Island taking you back to 350 years of African Slavery.
Explore the Pink Lake, a natural curiosity. The senegalese version of the Dead-sea. Experience salt collectors harvesting the salt. Also visit the original city of Saint-Louis, the African door to French colonisation. However, Saint-Louis reminds you of New Orleans with wooden balconies lining the narrow streets.
With a boat ride to SIPPO island, you will meet for the first time an African Queen and pose for souvenir pictures.
An overnight in tents with modern toilets in the middle of the desert is an unfogettable experience.
Visit one of the most beautiful MOSQUE in West Africa located in the holy city of TOUBA.
With a 4 WD and a Safari Guide, we will explore the BANDIA animal reserve.
PS: while exploring the culture, you will also be given the opportunity to relax and enjoy beach and pool time in some of the most beautiful resort on the Atlantic Ocean.
Day 1:Arrival at Dakar International Airport, assistance and tranfer to your Hotel and overnight in Dakar
DAY 2: City tour of Dakar and Goree Island and overnight in Dakar
DAY 3:Departure for SAINT-LOUIS. Stop to visit the PINK LAKE. Proceed for a 4 hour ride to St-Louis. Afternoon city tour on horse carriage. Dinner and overnight at Mermoz Hotel in St-Louis
DAY 4: Day at leisure
Day 5:Leave Saint-Louis for the Lompoul Desert. Upon arrival, boad the 4WD to the middle of the desert. Overnight in tents.
DAY 6: Leave LOMPOUL desert after breakfast for a 2-hour drive to the holy city of TOUBA and visit the most beautiful Mosque in West Africa. Then proceed to KAOLACK. Dinner and overnite at Adjana Hotel
DAY 7: Leave early morning for a LION walk. Then a boat ride to Sippo Island. Dinner and overnight at Adjana Hotel
DAY 8:Leave Kaolack for 2-hour ride to Saly Resort . Afternoon mini-Safari. Overnight at Royal Saly Hotel
DAY 9: Day at leisure at Royal Saly.
DAY 10: Transfer to Dakar airport.
End of tour
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 10 days
5-seater air conditioned vehicle
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50000 CFA - Lunch and beverage
None. I am licensed by the Senegal Tourism department
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We had the most amazing two weeks with Oumar and driver Bapi (request Bapi! Best driver ever!) Oumar planned everything amazingly, and accommodated our every off-the-wall request. It was a wonderful 12 days; he even had art packed and shipped to the states for us! The itinerary was well-planned, but flexible enough to get us to two extra countries for the crazy country collectors in our group. We've traveled extensively and have to say, this was one of our favorite trips.