Longer duration round trips Meet Africa (21days).
Itinerary tour program:
Meet Africa (21days) From the fringes of the Sahara desert, you will soak up the faded elegance of Saint-Louis colonial history You keep on wandering through tranquil langoons, coastal islands, sand dunes, savannah plains, mangrove swamps,palm groves down to the southern verdant region of Casamance crossing Gambia country. Meeting friendly people and cultures will be another joy of travel in West Africa
Our team welcomes and assists you at your arrival in the international airport of DAKAR. We transfer you to one of the 5-star hotels of Dakar Hotel Sofitelteranga or hotel Meridien or Hotel savannah or similar hotel. Bed and breakfast.
At 9am, departure for a city tour in Dakar .Highlights: sand painting and art craft markets, the African art museum, the university, the independence square, the presidential palace, the mosque, the cathedral, and the crowded local market.At midday we take the ferry for Goree Island the former slave trade station. (25mn of boat riding).Lunch at 1pm: in one of the best restaurant in the island. At 3 pm visit of the slave house museum, women museum, historical museum. Stroll around that historical island.At 6pm we take the boat back to Dakar and transfer you to your hotel. Bed and breakfast.
AT 8:30am we leave Dakar for the pink lake the arrival point of the famous rally Paris-Dakar. Tour around the lake to visit salt diggers and villages. Lunch at midday. At 2pm we continue the trip to Saint-Louis the old French colonial city in the north of Senegal. In this city every year on May the international jazz festival is celebrated. Arrival at your hotel around 6pm; Diner +bed +breakfast in 4-star hotel Capsaintlouis or hotel Mermoz or similar...
Relaxation in the morning. At 4:30pm departure to visit the historical island of saint Louis on horse cab.(1h30mn of touring)Back to your hotel around 6pm.diner+bed+brekfast Day5th:
AT 8: am departure to visit one of the bird parks of that region according to the season: the park of Djoudj or the park of the langue of barbarie.2hours strolling in african motorized canoes to enjoy watching a variety of birds.Lunch at a restaurant near the park around 1pm. At 3pm we take the way back to your hotel. Rest or swimming in the pool.diner+bed + breakfast
relaxation in the morning. You can profit by other leisure activities. Water sports, horse riding… At 4pm: we go to visit the local and art craft market. Back to the hotel around 6pm diner+bed+breakfast.
Departure at 8:30 for kaolack, the capital city of SineSaloum region. Along the way you will visit an African village and the biggest mosque of West AfricaYou can lunch at a middle class African restaurant before reaching your hotel around 6pm. Diner+ bed +breakfast in 3-star hotel.
At 10am visit of the local art craft market of kaolack.In the afternoon we continue the trip down south to Toubacouta village near the delta of the river Sinesaloum close to Gambia’s border.(1h30mn driving).Diner +bed+breakfast in 3-star hotel. Les Paletuviers or keur saloum.
departure at 9: am to Gambia. Visit the village of juffureh a former slave trade station. Alex Haley an Afro-American writer whose ancestor was taken from there wrote the famous novel: the ROOTS.After we move to Banjul the capital city of Gambia. Lunch around 1pm.Lodging in one of the 4-star hotel in Gambia. Hotel Atlantic, Sun beach or similar etc… Diner + bed +breakfast
At 9am departure for a city tour in Gambia. Highlights:Gambia museum, art craft market, mysterious crocodiles.Relax in the afternoon. Diner+bed +breakfast in your hotel.
In the morning boat riding to watch birds. Diner +B+B in your hotel.
AT 9am departure to visit the beautiful verdant region of Casamance in the southern west of Senegal Lunch around 1 pm.lodging in one of the 3-star hotels in the area: hotel kalissaye or in foutadjalon hotel .In the afternoon you can enjoy the leisure activities available.Diner+B+B.
At 9am departure in motorized African canoes for a tour to admire that wonderful landscape made of palm grove, lagoons, and ideal habitats of thousands of birds.(2 to 3 hours boat riding). In the afternoon we visit some African village.D+B+B in your hotel.
At 9am departure for Ziguinchor the capital city of low Casamance.Lunch around midday. In the afternoon city tour to visit its local and art craft market.D+B+B in one of the 3-star hotels in this city: hotel flamboyant or similar.
Departure at 9am for the islands of that region. Stop half way to pay homage to the king of Joola people one the major ethnic group of that region. Around 11am we take a motorized canoe to join the karabane islands. Lunch around 1pm.At 4pm departure to visit that beautiful mangrove full of birds and some traditional village. Back to the island around 6pm.Diner+B+B in a comfortable African lodge.
AT 10am we take back the canoe to ride back to the land. Visit of the village of Mlomp the architecture, and museum of which are very typical.In the afternoon we arrive in Capskiring a very beautiful place with its nice beaches. Relaxation in 4-star Hotel: les paletuviers or hibiscus or similar.
Rest and Relax.
You can enjoy extra leisure: fishing, bycicle …
At 8am departure for Kolda the capital city of up casamance where the dominant ethnic groups are Fulani and Mandica.Visit a village along the way.Diner+Bed +breakfast in one of the 3-star hotels in the city: hotel firdou or similar
At 8am departure for the petite cote the most important coastal resorts in Senegal. (The longest trip 6 hours driving), but we will stop for lunch and for visiting a village. Arrival to your hotel around 6pm.D+B+B in one of the 4-star or 5-star Hotels: le Lamantin beach hotel,or Espadon hotel, Royam, or hotel Neptune.
Relaxation.enjoy all type of Leisure: water sports, golf, tennis, horse-riding, motoquad, buggy, legal gambling.in the afternoon you can visit the animal park of BANDIA.(optional tour)
we transfer you to the airport according to your flight hour.
End of your nice trip in West Africa.
Prices per person for the tour:
Meet Africa (21days) 2.100.000fcfa/person =around 3230euros/person.
The price includes:
Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle during the tour (4x4wheel drive or buses).
-Guiding + Tour manager.
-Bed and breakfast in one of the 4-star or 5-star hotels in Dakar.
-Museums visits Boat riding for birds watching.
-Bed + breakfast +diner in the hotels outside Dakar.
-Not included: airline tickets , visa, drinks,tips leisure and sporting activities we can arrange for you.
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