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From Dakar to Banjul

Dakar-Banjul

DETAILED PROGRAM

Day 1 : ARRIVAL IN DAKAR
Welcome to the airport and transfer to Hotel La Madrague.

Day 2 : DAKAR – TORTOISE’S VILLAGE – PINK LAKE – DAKAR (About 100km/01h30)
After breakfast, road to Noflaye.
Visit of the protection and reproduction center of  Geochelone Sulcata giant tortoise.
In the afternoon road to Pink lake, visit of the salt extractor area, visit of a Peul village.
Unforgettable  swimming sensation in the lake, and rinse with fresh water.
Dinner and overnight in Hotel La Madrague.

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DAY 3  DAKAR- GOREE ISLAND –LOMPOUL DESERT (About 213km/04h)
Departure for a visit of Dakar.
Dakar is the centre of political, economic and cultural reunification of western Africa. Visit of the “plateau” district: the railway station, the city hall, the Independence square, the presidential Palace.
Typical and craft markets. Stops on request.
Crossing with the ferry to join the island. Lunch in the island.
The Island offers a harbour of peace and gentleness. Narrow and peaceful lanes and red ochre houses adorned with bougainvilleas impart indisputable charm on this town.
Listed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites, Goree is a veritable place of memory and contemplation: millions of people have passed before being taken to America to become slaves.
Visit of the slaves’ house, to the St Charles’ church, to the historical museum.
Walk into the alley and visit to the workshops’ painters.
(Museums are closed every Mondays)
In the afternoon, Road to Lompoul desert.
Roll in the dunes of sand, dromedary tour or walking tour in the dunes and wonderful sight of the sunset.
Dinner and overnight under Mauritanian tents in Ecolodge de Lompoul.

DAY 4: LOMPOUL-ST LOUIS. (About 140km/02h)
Quiet breakfast and leisure
Camel ride in the middle of the desert, pedestrian walk in the dunes.
You can enjoy quiet and serenity of the area.
Lunch in the camp and continuation to St Louis.In the afternoon,
Traditional horse carriage to visit the historical colonial district Listed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites, the aero-postal museum and the fishermen’s district.
Dinner and overnight in St Louis in hotel  Mermoz  Saint Louis.

DAY 5 : SAINT LOUIS – DJOUDJ BIRDS PARK – SAINT LOUIS (About 120km/02h)
After breakfast (8h00), road to Djoudj National park (1h00), 3rd ornithological birds reserve in the world. Bird safari in pirogue (best period is from Nov to Apr) watching pelicans, cormorants, whistling ducks, Gambian geese, fishing eagles, and also crocodiles, snakes. Return to St Louis and lunch at restaurant La Galaxie to experiment Senegalese dishes. Afternoon free. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Mermoz.

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DAY 6: ST LOUIS-TOUBA-KAOLACK (About 300km/05h)
Early departure to the Holy Town of Touba, visit of the Grand Mosque of Touba
Continuation to Kaolack.
Visit of Kaolack: craft center, traditional cover market, sight of the mountains of peanuts and salt.
Dinner and night in Kaolack. Lunch in Relais de Kaolack.
Free time to relax at hotel near the Saloum river.
Dinner and overnight in Relais de Kaolack. Hotel.

Day 7: KAOLACK -KEUR SALOUM (About 70km/01h)
Continuation to Toubacouta.
This area is unique in its natural and wild beauty and was recently included by Unesco in its World Natural Heritage List of protected biosphere reserves. The Keur Saloum hotel is fortunate to be located in the heart of one of Africa’s most beautiful ecosystems.
Lunch in Keur Saloum.
At the end of the afternoon boat ride to the birds rest area
Dinner and overnight in Keur Saloum.

DAY 8 : KEUR SALOUM – RÉSERVE OF FATHALA – KEUR SALOUM (About 35km/45mn)
Early departure for the Fathala animal reserve (6000 hectares) for a safari ride with expert rangers.
Discover various African fauna, observation of West African mammals and reptiles: monkeys, antelopes, warthogs, giraffes, rhinoceroses, zebras….
Lunch in the reserve (home made pizza not included in the price).
Free afternoon. Dinner and in overnight in Keur Saloum hotel.

DAY 9 : KEUR SALOUM – KANILAI (About 200km/04h)
Road for the Gambian border through Karang and Barra until Farafenni .Pinic along the way .
In the afternoon, Safari in the Gambian reserve of Kyang West and continuation to reach the village of Kanilaï. Dinner and overnight in  Sindola Lodge.

DAY 10: KANIKAI – SERREKUNDA – BANJUL (About 90km/02h)
Road to Gambian city of Serrekunda, visit of the market
Lunch at restaurant Poco Loco in Kololi and continuation to Banjul, the Gambian capital.
In the afternoon visit of Banjul city, it’s museum, school and craft market.
Dinner at your cost
Night in Sunset Beach hotel.

DAY 10 TO DAY 15: FREE STAY IN SUNSET BEACH IN BED AND BREAKFAST ACCOMODATION

JOUR 15: TRANSFER FROM SUNSET BEACH TO BANJUL AIRPORT

RATES IN EUROS PER PERSON (Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice) res bt

BASE

½ DBL

Sup  SGL

Reduction Chd 2-11

Reduction TPL

Sup Christ. and  New Year Eve

Sup Christ. and New Year Eve. Chd 2-11 Years.

4 – 6  pers.

1338

250

232

81

On request

On request

7 – 9 pers.

1090

250

232

81

On request

On request

10 – 14  pers.

1068

250

232

81

On request

On request

15 – 20  pers.

972

250

232

81

On request

On request

+ 20 pers. consult us.

           

Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice*

CANCELLATION FEES

D – 7 to D – 3 : 25 % of charge

D-2  to  no show : 50 % of charge

Included

  • Hotel mentioned or similar.

  • Full board from breakfast Day 2 to lunch Day 10. In BB from Day 10 to Day 15.( Banjul)

  • Air-conditioner vehicle with fuel, driver and guide from Day  2 to Day 10.

  • All the transfers

  • Al the fees for guide and/o driver.

  • All the fees for mentioned excursions and visits.

Non included

  • Drinks, water, personals expenses, Christmas and New Year Eve, tips. Visa of Gambia ( About 30 €)

  • Lunch Day 8 in Fathala.

Remarks

  • English or French speaking guide, others languages on request.

  • Possibility of rent, quads, 4wd or truck at Pink Lake for the dunes and beach tour; please consult us.

  • From May to beginning of October, Djoudj birds Park is closed and will be replaced by Guembeul reserve located in the Langue de Barbarie National Park.

Niokolo Koba – Bedik Country – Little Coast

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DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAKAR

Arrival in Dakar and assistance by our team, transfer and overnight in Madrague hotel.

DAY 2: DAKAR –KAOLACK (About 180 km/4h)
After breakfast, road to southeast Senegal to Kaolack, capital of peanut.
Stop for lunch in the Catholic Mission of Ndiaganiao, and visit to their learning workshops dedicated to villagers. Continuation to Kaolack, visit of: craft center, traditional cover market, the dunes of peanuts and salt. Dinner and overnight in Relais de Kaolack.

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DAY 3: KAOLACK – NIOKOLO KOBA PARK GATEWAY. (About 335km/6h)
Early departure and road through the shrubby savanna to Tambacounda, crossroads-town and important stopping point along the railway line to Mali. Lunch in Relais de Tambacounda hotel and continuation to Niokolo Koba National Park. Accomodation in Wassadou Ecolodge by Gambia RiveR in a natural environment.
Boat trip on Gambian river to meet hippopotamus or walking along Gambia River with a guide in a wild fauna and flora. Dinner and overnight in Wassadou Ecolodge  .

DAY 4 : SAFARI NIOKOLO KOBA – MAKO (About 130 km/02h)
Full day safari in the park. This huge park of  about 1000000 acres with its 600 kms pathways with  many west African animals and birds : Hippos, wharthogs,  baboons, Koba antelopes… Picnic lunch by a water point. Keep exploring  through the savannas and the dense forest galleries offering a beautiful and lush vegetation. Continuation to Mako, installation, dinner and overnight in Keur Annick Camp.

DAY 5: MAKO – KEDOUGOU (About 40 km/01h)
After breakfast, visit to miners of Tomboronkoto. This village hosts a variety of African Nationals, attracted by the gold discovery. Visit of the artisanal gold mines and back to Mako for lunch. Continuation to Kedougou, Visit of the market with many stalls selling local crafts, including “Indigo” campaigns made with natural dyeing. In the afternoon walking along Gambia River where people wash clothes. Dinner and overnight in Bedik hotel de Kedougou with its panoramic restaurant overlooking Gambia River.

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DAY 6: KEDOUGOU – DINDEFELO FALLS – KEDOUGOU (About 80 km/01h30)
Road to the foothills of the Fouta, considered as water tower of West Africa. Continuation to Dindefelo, an ethnic Peul village. See curious termites hills shaped like mushrooms. Quick tour of the village of Dindefelo before taking  a 20 min walk to reach the refreshing waterfalls in an exceptional landscape, both wild and hilly. This water falls from 80 meters in a naturel swimming pool. Refreshing bath under the falls and picnic before return to Kedougou in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Bedik hotel.

DAY 7 : KEDOUGOU – BEDIK COUNTRY – WASSADOU (About 250 km/04h)
Morning, road to Ibel Peul village. Ascent to the traditional Bedik village of Iwol; a minority ethnic group who still believe in animism. To avoid mass islamisation, they preferred to hide up in the mountains of the Fouta Djallon, the highest in Senegal. Visit of this native village and meeting with the village chief to discover their traditions after a short walk.(maximum 45 mns). Lunch in picnic and continuation to Wassadou Ecolodge. Dinner and overnight in Wassadou Ecolodge.

DAY 8: WASSADOU – MBOUR (About 445 km/07h)
Drive to Mbour through the Delta. Picnic lunch or lunch in Relais hotel of Kaolack before arrival in Mbour. Dinner and overnight in Blue Africa Hotel

DAY 9: MBOUR – DAKAR (About 80 km/01h30)
Relax on a quiet beach and lunch in Blue Africa restaurant. Afternoon visit of the fishing port of Mbour, at the time of fishermen arrival and transfer to Dakar.

 

RATES IN EUROS PER PERSON (Tarifs donnés à titre indicatif et susceptibles de modification sans préavis) res bt

BASE

½ DBL

Sup  SGL

Reduction Chd 2-11

Reduction TPL

Sup Christ. and  New Year Eve

Sup Christ. and New Year Eve. Chd 2-11 Years.

2  pers.

1180

140

125

14

On request

On request

3  pers.

892

140

125

17

On request

On request

4 – 6 pers.

771

140

125

17

On request

On request

+ 6 pers. consult us.

           

CANCELLATION FEES

D – 7 to D – 3 : 25 % of charge

D-2  to  no show : 50 % of charge

Included

  • Hotels mentioned or similar.

  • Full board from lunch D2 to lunch D9.

  • Air-conditioner vehicle, driver and guide or driver/guide depending on the number of persons.

  • Al the fees for guide and/o driver.

  • All the fees for mentioned excursions and visits.

Not included

  • Drinks, water, personals expenses, Christmas and New Year Eve, tips.

Remarks

  • English or French speaking guide, others languages on request.

  • Recommended from October to May.

Casamance by boat from dakar

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DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: THURSDAY – ARRIVAL DAKAR
Arrival in Dakar and assistance by our team. Transfer and overnight in hotel Casa Mara.

DAY 2: FRIDAY – DAKAR – PINK LAKE – DAKAR (About 80 km/1h30)
Departure to Retba Lake, know under the name of Pink Lake. Visit of the Lake, the salt extraction area and a Peul Village. Unforgettable sensation after swimming in the lake. Lunch in restaurant in  front of the lake and back to Dakar. Boarding the ferry Aline Sitoe Diatta, who provides the link between Dakar and Casamance since 2009. Departure to Ziguinchor.
Atmosphere and colors guaranteed! Overnight on board.

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DAY 3: – SATURDAY – ZIGUINCHOR –DJIBELOR (About 15km/20 mn)
Entry by the delta of Casamance River. Far view of mangroves and palm tree groves.  Arrival in Ziguinchor and meeting with your guide. Tour of the old Portuguese and French trading counter: French cultural center, Governance, Chamber of Commerce and Saint Maure market. Lunch in hotel Kadiandoumagne. Visit of the floral garden and crocodiles farm of Djibelor. Back to Ziguinchor, dinner and overnight in Kadiandoumagne hotel.

DAY 4: – SUNDAY – ZIGUINCHOR – OUSSOUYE – CAP SKIRING (About 70km/01h)
Visit of a typical “impluvium  house” in Niambalang and continuation to Edioungou, famous for its potteries. You can watch the local women create their pretty wares and purchase them. Visit to the women’s local cashewnut processing workshop and the King of Oussouye depending of its availability. Road to Mlomp for its storey houses, and the interesting Diola museum. Lunch in a local restaurant in Oussouye. After a little tour in Cap Skirring, dinner and overnight in Maya hotel.

DAY 5: – MONDAY – CAP SKIRING – KARABANE ISLAND – CAP SKIRING (About 50 km/01h – 01h dugout)
Boat to Karabane Island, first French trading post in Casamance to visit: the colonial slaves’ house, the church, the cemetery where we can see Capitan Aristide Protet’s grave. Lunch in Karabane. Afternoon for leisure and or fishing ( on supplement) . Back to Cap Skiring, dinner and overnight in Maya hotel.

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DAY 6: – TUESDAY –  CAP SKIRING –  CASAMANCE ECOPARK – CAP SKIRING  (About 30km/40mn)
Visit of Casamance Ecopark Reserve with its 400 ha. Funded in 2010, to protect environment in collaboration with villagers.  It’s also a convenient space for environment students and researchers. Visit of Sangat Museum and back to Maya hotel for lunch. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the beach with various activities :  VTT, quad, fishing etc… Dinner and overnight in Maya hotel.

DAY 7: WEDNESDAY – CAP SKIRING – DIEMBERING and BOUYOUYE (About 30km/40mn)
Visit of Diemberng and Bouyouye. This villages have preserved their traditions and culture: wrestling, traditional celebrations, collect of palm tree wine…., with a presence of majestic trees. You will receive a warm welcome. Lunch in Djimbering and back to Cap Skriring for shopping in craft market.
Dinner and overnight in  Maya Hotel.

DAY 8 : THURSDAY – CAP SKIRING- ZIGUINCHOR (About 70km/01h)
Morning  transfer to Ziguinchor. Free lunch and boarding in the ferry to Dakar. Possibility to see Gambian coast. With a little bit of luck, you will see dolphins. Overnight on board.

DAY 9: FRIDAY – DAKAR – GOREE  ISLAND – AIRPORT (25 mn ferry/trip)
Disembarkation and Crossing with the ferry (25 mn) to visit Goree Island: slaves house, St Charles’ church, the historical museum, and the workshops painters; walking through the narrow streets, with colored houses and bougainvillea. Strolling  in Goree. Dinner in “Chevaliers de Boufflers” restaurant and day use accommodation before transfer to Dakar airport.

 

RATES IN EUROS PER PERSON (Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice)

res bt

BASE

½ DBL

Sup  SGL

Reduction Chd 2-11

Reduction TPL

Sup Christ. and  New Year Eve

Sup Christ. and New Year Eve. Chd 2-11 Years.

2   pers.

865

160

150

 

On request

On request

3 -4 pers.

787

160

150

0

On request

On request

5 – 8  pers.

740

160

150

0

On request

On request

+ 8 pers. consult us.

           

Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice*

CANCELLATION FEES

D – 7 to D – 3 : 25 %  of charge

D-2  to  no show : 50 % of charge

Included

  • Hotels  mentioned o similar.

  • Full board from lunch D2 to lunch D9.

  • Air-conditioner vehicle, driver and guide or driver/guide depending on the number of persons.

  • Al the fees for guide and/o driver.

  • All the fees for mentioned excursions and visits.

  • Tickets of Ferry o flight.

Not included

  • Drinks, water, personals expenses, Christmas and New Year Eve, tips.

  • Lunches on board (dinner Day 2 and lunch Day 8)

Remarks

  • English or French speaking guide, others languages on request.

  • DAKAR/ZIGUINCHOR by flight. On request (Additional cost 90 Euros per person and trip, consult us).

Special Family Tour

DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: DAKAR – LITTLE COAST (About 80km/01h30)
Arrival in Dakar and assistance by our team and transfer to the small coast. Check in and overnight in  Royam hotel .

DAY 2: NGUERIGNE TRADITIONNAL VILLAGE – LITTLE COAST (About 22km/30mn)
Transfer in horse carriage to Nguerigne village.
Full morning with the villagers and initiation to their day to day, participation to jembe’s workshop.
Traditional lunch in Nguerigne, under mango trees.
In the afternoon, visit of Mbour market and arrival of the fishermen on the beach.
Continuation to Saly, dinner and overnight in  Royam hotel.

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DAY 3: LITTLE COAST – JOAL FADIOUTH – LITTLE COAST (About 70km/01h30)
Road to Joal home town of the first President of Senegal Leopold Sedar Senghor. Crossing by a wooden bridge to join Fadiouth Island.  Visit of Fadiouth shellfish Island by pirogue and by foot: the cemetery where Muslins and Christians are buried side by side and the church.
Lunch in “Taverne du pêcheur restaurant” just across the street from the Shellfish Island. Drive through the palm trees forest, baobabs and crossing small charming “Serere” villages with traditional huts and stretched dried lands called Tanns.
Back to Saly in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Royam hotel.

DAY 4: LITTLE COAST- BANDIA RESERVE – PINK LAKE (About 78km/01h30)
Leave for Bandia , located in a magnificient protected  forest of baobab trees. The Bandia reserve has an ambitious project to reintroduce species that have left the Sahel. Safari with African fauna guide in the National Forest of Bandia (500 hectares of baobabs and acacia).Observation of: giraffes, zebras, rhinoceroses, warthogs, antelopes, buffaloes, monkeys…. Lunch in the reserve restaurant overlooking the water reservoir.
Continuation to Pink Lake, dinner and overnight in Trarza hotel by the lake.

DAY 5: PINK LAKE- TURTLES’S VILLAGE- LOUMPOUL DESERT (About 163km/02h40)
Discover the lake, a village Peul around the lake, and the women salt haversters, swim in the salted lake and  rince out in the sweet waters under banana trees  shadows. Continuation to the botanic Reserve of Noflaye; a protection center of the biggest tortoises  in the world, fading nearly out in Senegal. After a traditional lunch, road through the luxurious vegetation of the Niayes, vegetable – growing purposes area.  Arrive in dunes by sunset and check in the lodge surrounded by orange colored sand dunes.
Dinner and overnight under Mauritanian tents in  Lompoul Ecolodge.

DAY 6 : LOUMPOUL – RAO – LANGUE DE BARBARIE (About 160km/02h40)
In the morning, camel ride o pedestrian walk in the dunes. Road to Guelakh farm. Drive north through the vast stretches savanas planted with acacia trees all the way down to the first rice fields of the delta of the river Senegal, in the region of Saint louis. Meeting with the coordinator of this project whose aim is to stop the rural exodus of the young people in the region training them to learn a useful trade…Beside cattle reeding and farming, this project also trains: weaving , tie and dye,(batik technics), goat cheese manufacturing etc… Lunch in Guelakh farm and continuation to “Langue de Barbarie”.
Check in, dinner and overnight in Ocean et Savane Lodge.

DAY 7 : LANGUE DE BARBARIE – ST LOUIS – LANGUE DE BARBARIE (About 60km/01h)
After breakfast, visit of Guembeul reserve:  antelopes, warthogs, oryx, red monkeys. Road to Saint Louis for lunch in Galaxie Restaurant.
In the afternoon, traditional horse carriage to visit the historical colonial district listed among the UNESCO world heritage: Faidherbe Bridge, the old colonial’s houses, the city hall, the cathedral, the Aerospostale museum and the fishermen’s quarter of Guet Ndar with multicoloured dugouts. Back to “Langue de Barbarie”. Dinner and overnight to Ocean et Savane Lodge.

DAY 8 : LANGUE DE BARBARIE – DAKAR (About 260km/04h30)
At leisure between along a beautiful  lagoon, close to ocean.
Traditionnal fishing.
Lunch in the lodge and road back to Dakar.

 

RATES IN EUROS PER PERSON (Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice) res bt

BASE

½ DBL

Sup  SGL

Reduction Chd 2-11

Reduction TPL

Sup Christ. and  New Year Eve

Sup Christ. and New Year Eve. Chd 2-11 Years.

2  pers.

1008

150

180

 

On request

On request

3-4  pers.

893

150

180

41

On request

On request

5 – 8  pers.

722

150

180

41

On request

On request

+ 8 pers. consult us.

           

Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice*

CANCELLATION FEES

D – 7 to D – 3 : 25 %  of charge

D-2  to  no show : 50 % of charge

Included

  • Hotel mentioned o similar.

  • Full board from lunch D2 to lunch D8.

  • Air-conditioner vehicle, driver and guide or driver/guide depending on the number of persons.

  • Al the fees for guide and/or driver.

  • All the fees for mentioned excursions and visits.

Not included

  • Drinks, water, personals expenses, Christmas and New Year Eve, tips.

Remarks

  • English or French speaking guide, others languages on request.

  • Possibility of rent, quads, 4wd or truck at Pink Lake for the dunes and beach tour; please consult us.

  • Accommodation under tents in Ocean et Savane Lodge

Senegal – Gambia

 

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DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAKAR
Welcome to the airport and transfer to hotel Novotel Dakar.

DAY 2: DAKAR – GOREE – LAC ROSE (About- 25 mns ferry and 40km/45mn)
Crossing with the ferry to join the island.
The Island offers a harbour of peace and gentleness. Narrow and peaceful lanes and red ochre houses adorned with bougainvilleas impart indisputable charm on this town.
Listed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites, Goree is a veritable place of memory and contemplation: millions of people have passed before being taken to America to become slaves.
Visit of the slaves’ house, to the St Charles’ church, to the historical museum.
Walk into the alley and visit to the workshops’ painters.
Road to the Pink Lake.
Retba lake is an amazing marvel of nature, known throughout the world as the Pink Lake. It’s famous for its remarkable pinkish-coloured water (due to unique bacteria and its strong salt content) that can turn to purple depending on the intensity of the sunlight.
It’s also famous as the last stage of the famed Paris-Dakar car rally.
Visit of the salt extraction area, visit of a Peul village.
Dinner and overnight in hotel Chez Salim in Pink lake.

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DAY 3: PINK LAKE – SAINT LOUIS (About – 240km/04h)
Road to St Louis.
Arrival and typical Lunch in St Louis in  «Galaxie ». restaurant
Traditional horse carriage to visit the historical colonial district Listed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites, the aero-postal museum and the fishermen’s quarter.
Dinner and overnight in St Louis in hotel La Poste.

DAY 4: SAINT LOUIS –DJOUDJ NATIONAL PARK – SAINT LOUIS (About-120 km/02h)
After breakfast (8h00), road to Djoudj National park, 3rd ornithological birds reserve in the world and  listed among the Unesco World Heritage. Sites bird safari in pirogue (best period is from nov to apr) watching pelicans, cormorants, whistling ducks, Gambian geese, fishing eagles, and also crocodiles, snakes. Lunch in Djoudj restaurant. Back to St Louis in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in St Louis in hotel La Poste.

DAY 5: SAINTLOUIS – TOUBA –SALOUM DELTA (About 370km/06h)
Early departure to reach the Sine-Saloum Delta.
Stop at the Holy Town of Touba, city of one of the most important and influent Muslim brotherhood group in Senegal: The “Murids”; visit of the Grand Mosque. Continuation to Kaolack and picnic lunch by the way.
After lunch, continuation to Saloum Delta. Dinner and overnight in hôtel Palétuviers.

DAY 6: SALOUM DELTA – JUFFUREH – JAMES ISLAND – BANJUL (About 1h30 ferry and 105km/01h40)
Early departure to the village of Juffureh (Roots) & James Island.
The small Gambian village of Juffureh became famous in the 1970s following the television release of the bestselling book, “Roots”, written by the African-American author Alex Haley, a descendant of Kunta Kinte.
Picnic lunch. Continuation to Banjul, crossing the Gambia river with the ferry (45mn) to join the town of Banjul. Dinner and overnight in Ocean Bay. hotel.

DAY 7: BANJUL – MAKASUTU RESERVE – BANJUL (About 70km/01h)
Departure for a visit of Makasutu reserve.
Makasutu, a Palm forest situated on the banks of a beautiful meandering tributary of The Gambia River, encompassing many different eco-systems including dense forest, savanna and mangrove regions. The area is a home for a variety of birds, monkeys, monitor lizards, pygmy deer and man goose and if lucky you will catch a glimpse of baboons. A canoe trip is organized and a guided nature walks.
There is also a chance to observe traditional bush people going on their daily business, palm wine tapers, local fishermen and the women collecting oysters from the mangrove
Lunch buffet at Makasutu and return to Banjul for a city tour.
Dinner and overnight in Ocean Bay. Hotel

DAY 8: BANJUL – DAKAR (About 01h30 ferry/ 305km/05h30)
Early Departure for Senegal.
Lunch at Relais de Kaolack and continuation to Dakar.
Late arrival in the afternoon and transfer to the airport.

 

RATES IN EUROS PER PERSON (Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice) res bt

BASE

½ DBL

Sup  SGL

Reduction Chd 2-11

Reduction TPL

Sup Christ. and  New Year Eve

Sup Christ. and New Year Eve. Chd 2-11 Years.

2  pers.

1295

180

200

 

On request

On request

3-4  pers.

1130

180

200

16

On request

On request

5 – 8  pers.

941

180

200

16

On request

On request

+ 8 pers. consult us.

           

Rates are indicative and subject to change without notice*

CANCELLATION FEES

D – 7 to D – 3
25 % of charge

D-2  to  no show : 50 % of charge

Included

  • Hotel mentioned or similar.

  • Full board from lunch D2 to lunch D8.

  • Air-conditioner vehicle, driver and guide or driver/guide depending on the number of persons.

  • Al the fees for guide and/or driver.

  • All the fees for mentioned excursions and visits.

  • Visa cost for Gambia

Not included

  • Drinks, water, personals expenses, Christmas and New Year Eve, tips.

Remarks

  • English or French speaking guide, others languages on request.

  • Possibility of rent, quads, 4wd or truck at Pink Lake for the dunes and beach tour; please consult us.

  • From May to beginning of October, Djoudj birds Park is closed and will be replaced by Guembeul reserve located in the Langue de Barbarie National Park.

Contact Us

Route des Almadies
Lot n°1 Mamelles Aviation, BP 145 Dakar
+ 221 33 859 44 47
contact@nfsenegal.com
Monday till Friday from 8.30am to 6.00pm / Saturday from 9.00am to 12.30pm

Airport Office
+ 221 33 869 53 77
aeroport@nfsenegal.com


Saly Office (in front of french school)
+ 221 33 957 16 06
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About Us

Nouvelles Frontières Sénégal  is a leading ground handling tour operator in Senegal and West Africa. The company also offers outgoing services for the local market

Based in Dakar since 1984, Nouvelles Frontieres Senegal is a subsidiary of TUI France (Nouvelles Frontières, Marmara, Passion des Iles, Look Voyages and Corsair International)

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