Introducing Senegal

Senegal (Dakar, Goree, Pink Lake, Bandia, Somone, Saly, Joal Fadiouth)

Experience top tourist destinations in Senegal like never before on this 6 Day tour Introducing Senegal. Highlights of this tour includes; A visit to Goree Island, Renaissance Monument and the Museum of Black civilization, the Pink Lake, Bandia and many more.

Lake Retba - Pink Lake in Senegal

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Activity
  1. DAY 1: ARRIVE DAKAR, SENEGAL

    Upon arrival at the Blaise Diagne International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Relax and unwind for the rest of the day.

    Hotel: Novotel Dakar

  2. DAY 2: DAKAR – GOREE – DAKAR

    After breakfast, we depart the hotel to the Gare Maritime Port where we go on a 20 minutes sail on a ferry to Goree Island. The tour includes a visit infamous slave house, the ethnographic museum and a briefing by the curator on the history of the Goree, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the narrow streets to explore this historical island.

    In the afternoon, we cruise back to Dakar and go on a short city tour including the Renaissance Monument and the Museum of Black civilization. We return to the hotel. This evening dinner in a local restaurant for a taste of authentic Senegalese cuisine.

    Hotel: Novotel Dakar

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. DAY 3: DAKAR – PINK LAKE – BANDIA – SOMONE

    After a well deserved breakfast, check out and depart to Bandia game reserve. WE stop to visit Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomenon caused by a unique combination of microorganism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its unique pink color. Interact with the salt harvesters.

    Get on quad bikes and enjoy adventures in the sand dunes.

    After lunch we continue to Bandia National Park, an ecological jewel not far from Dakar. Bandia Game Reserve is located in a 3500-hectare wide conservation area. Embark on an unforgettable Safari where you will see numerous animal species native to Senegal including: buffalos, antelopes, impala gazelles, monkeys, tortoises and crocodile in addition to white rhinoceros, kudu, elands, cape moose, giraffes, ostriches, zebras. Stop by the crocodile pool where animals come to drink and buffalos wallow in the mud. You will see numerous bird species including the small hornbills, grey heron, eagles, blackbirds and king fishers. Continue to Samone for overnight.

    Hotel: Royal Horizon Baobab

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. DAY 4: VILLAGES DISCOVERY

    Following a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit surrounding villages and see the splendid and peaceful nature and indigenous life of the local people. Visit a local school and see village life up close.

    Late afternoon visit the fishing port of Mbour, where you’ll see the fishermen returning from sea after their usual fishing excursion. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. DAY 5: SALY – JOAL FADIOUTH – SALY

    After breakfast, we depart to Joal, famous partly because it is the birth place of Senegal’s first President Leopold Senghor. Visit Senghor Museum before continuing to the traditional Serere village of Fadiouth where you will see the cathedral, the sacred Baobab tree and the famous cemetery where Muslims, Christians and Animists are buried side by side.

    After lunch, return to Saly and enjoy a scenic cruise on the Someone Lagoon as you spot exotic birds and enjoy the splendid nature and serenity.

    Hotel: Royal Horizon Baobab

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. DAY 6: SALY – DAKAR – DEPART

    Enjoy the day at leisure. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Includes:

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced cultural tour guide
  • Meals indicated (Breakfast daily, 4 Dinners)
  • Admission to listed sites
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