Senegal Classic Tour

Senegal Trip

Welcome to our Senegal tours. Senegal Classic Tour starts and ends in Dakar! With this in-depth cultural tour to Senegal with a small group, you will explore historic sights, vibrant markets, and West African landscapes out of this world.


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You are about to unfold one of the most popular Senegal tours. The Best expedition overland encounter that will make you dream about the exotism of West African uniqueness. We offer you a Senegal experience you will treasure for a lifetime. An 8-day tour package taking you through Dakar, and 10 other destinations in Senegal. Fully guided and escorted overland tour with a small group featuring the Best of Senegal. This is a budget Senegal adventure tour that any traveler can afford, it includes accommodation in 4-star hotels, expert guides, meals, transport, and more. Join our venture to discover the beauty of West Africa culture and landscapes Overlanding from Morocco to Mauritania to Senegal. Enticing Senegal classic cultural and adventure tours for 2021/2022. Enjoy our Senegal tours.

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival to Dakar

Upon your arrival at Dakar Airport, you will find our representative waiting for you to greet you and transfer you to your hotel. A briefing about today’s activities will be determined based on your arrival time. The morning will be at leisure to relax and acclimate. We will start exploring Dakar in the afternoon. Overnight will be at the Hotel.

Day 2: Dakar City Tour

After Breakfast, we will take a 20-minute ferry ride to Gorée Island. Our local guide will take us on a site historical tour then visit the ethnographic museum where also a museum curator will give us a lecture on the history of the Goree, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After lunch, we will return to Dakar for a historical and cultural visit to the city. We will take a tour of the colorful markets including Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional medicine men. Our tour will take us to Grand Mosque, the Presidential Palace, and the Artisans Market. Our cultural tour of Dakar will come to an end at our hotel where our dinner will be served. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner.

Day 3: Dakar - Pink Lake - Saint Louis

After breakfast, we will take off to Saint Louis traveling to discover the north of Senegal. We will make a stop to visit Pink Lake, a unique natural phenomenon caused by a unique combination of micro-organism and a high concentration of salts which gives the lake its pink color. We will encounter the women harvesting salt and interact with them. Our second stop will be at a Fulani village where you may be welcomed by the Chief. Continue to Saint Louis, Senegal’s former colonial capital. Early evening we will go on a city tour of Saint Louis. This ancient city is the spiritual heartbeat of Senegal. We will visit its medieval Medina narrow streets and exploring a special Moorish architecture of neighborhoods of traditional houses with carved wooden balconies and verandas. We will make a stop at the vibrant fishing village of Guet Ndar. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 4: Saint Louis - Djoudj - Touba - Kaolack

After breakfast, our Senegal adventure tour will proceed to visit the Djoudj National Bird Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site), which is one of the most important migratory and local bird sanctuaries in the world. Situated on a major Palearctic migratory route, this park is a paradise for bird enthusiasts. Some of the world’s greatest concentrations of white pelicans and flamingos can be seen here: up to 10,000 species. Enjoy a pirogue ride to better view the many species of cormorants, pelicans, ducks, flamingos, various songbirds and more. You may also see crocodiles, boas, boars and other wildlife species. Complete your city tour of Djoudj then continue en route to Kaolack with a stop in Touba, the holy city of Sufi Mouridism. Arrive in Kaolack in time to visit the local colorful market and Senegal’s main peanut farming, trading, and processing center. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Relais

Day 5: Kaolack = Toubacouta

After breakfast we will travel south to Saloum Islands. This area is one of the best natural settings in West Africa. Situated in a beautiful wild nature reserve between the ocean & the Saloum River. Here you can enjoy natural landscapes, canoe cruising, vibrant villages, and colorful markets. Visit the village and interact with people whose traditional hospitality enables you to share their daily life, ride with them on their fishing hand-carved canoes, we will camp in one of these villages around a campfire and enjoy Bar-B-Que dinner grilled over an open fire. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Keur Saloum

Day 6: Toubakouta - Mbour - Joal-Fadiouth - Saly

Today, our overland tour to Senegal will proceed to Joal Fadiouth visiting on our way the exciting market of Mbour. Later we will cruise to Joal, an endowed place naturally but became mostly known as the birthplace of the father of the country and first president Leopold Sedar Senghor after Senegal independence from the French occupation. Our small group will visit the fish market and observe the lively daily activities. We will also visit the Senghor museum. Our tour continues to the traditional Serere village of Fadiouth where you will observe the cathedral, the market place, the sacred Baobab tree and the famous cemetery where Muslims, Christians, and Animists share the same burial ground. We will travel to Saly beach resort exploring Senegal typical small villages. Arrive in time to enjoy the beach before nightfall. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Palm Beach

Day 7: Saly - Bandia National Park - Saly

After breakfast, we will take off to Bandia National Park for a safari. Bandia Game Reserve is located in a 3500-hectare wide conservation National Park. Here you will see diverse wildlife species native to Senegal. You will spot buffalos, antelopes, impala gazelles, monkeys, tortoises and the famous African 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. If you are a birding person then you will also enjoy watching numerous bird species including the small hornbills, grey heron, eagles, blackbirds, and kingfishers. The Bandia wildlife reserve has succeeded in reintroducing much of the marvelous native flora and fauna that are unique to West Africa and had gradually disappeared due to demographic pressure and poaching. Early evening return to Saly Beach Resort. Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Palm Beach

Day 8: Saly - Dakar - home

Our Senegal expedition is coming to an end. You have the opportunity to extend your journey and book other activities with our representative or simply transfer to the Dakar Airport to catch your flight back home. Meals included: Breakfast

What is included:

  • Services of local guides
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Breakfast, and dinner daily
  • Transportation in 4X4 vehicles
  • 7 night accommodation in hotels

Hotels Used:

DEPARTING FINISHING SEATS TOTAL IN USD
Thu 22 Dec 2022 Thu 29 Dec 2022 Available $1885 RESERVATION
Sat 24 Dec 2022 Sat 31 Dec 2022 Available $2185 RESERVATION
Mon 26 Dec 2022 Mon 2 Jan 2023 Available $1885 RESERVATION
Thu 29 Dec 2022 Thu 5 Jan 2023 Available $1885 RESERVATION
Sat 31 Dec 2022 Sat 7 Jan 2023 Available $2185 RESERVATION

Cost per person: $1885 USD

Single supplement: $365 USD

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