Senegal Nature and Culture Tour

Senegal Trip

Senegal 10 days cultural tour includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more. Join us on this West African expedition in the land of marvels. Senegal Small group tours 2020/21


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Your overland discovery tour to Senegal will start in Saly and end in Ndiass! With the river cruise tour From Saloum River to Casamance River, 10 days, you have a 10-day tour package to Senegal exploring all aspects of natural landscapes, vibrant villages and colorful African markets unique to Senegal. Our overland Tour to Senegal will take you through Saly, and 12 other destinations in Senegal. Join us on this overland active and in-depth cultural tour of Senegal small group expeditions 2020/2021

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Saly

Upon your arrival at the International Airport Blaise Diagne of Diass, you will meet our representative after clearing customs formalities. He will transfer you to your hotel in Saly. The remainder of today is at leisure. Overnight (Bed & Breakfast).

Day 2: Travel from Saly to Joal to Toubacouta

After breakfast, we will depart Saly towards Joal, the birth village of our 1st President Leopold Sédar Senghor. From Joal, we cross the wooden bridge to reach Fadiouth. Fadiouth is an authentic island made of seashells. Possibility to have lunch in a restaurant in Joal (not included). In the afternoon, we go forward to reach Toubacouta in the Saloum region, the kingdom of Serere ethnic group. Before arrival at Toubacouta, visit fishing villages and Kaolack, former commercial post in the groundnuts trade by the French colons. We will reach our hotel in front of the Saloum River for comfortable accommodation. Dinner and overnight. (Half Board)

Day 3: Toubacouta - Sipo - Toubacouta

After breakfast, we will explore delta, where the rivers Sine and Saloum come together, is a labyrinth of islands. We can enjoy a lovely cruise in canoe motorized into the mangrove creek up to Sipo. The island of Sipo still remains hardly untouched and still has an ancient and cultural heritage Senegal preserves. The village is typical and shelters the "Queen of Sipo" who lives with her family there. Visit of the village and the queen before going back to the hotel for lunch. Free afternoon to discover the island on your own. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel (Half Board).

Day 4: Travel from Toubacouta to Ziguinchor

We will eat breakfast then depart from the Sine Saloum region. The Sahelian landscape with its thousand-year-old baobabs becomes greener when we approach the Gambia. We cross the river of this state by its big and beautiful bridge and join the Casamance region in our overland vehicle. This region has beautiful villages of mud and straw and sacred trees. Check to our hotel in Ziguinchor then take time to roam along its streets with Creole flavor and to visit St Maure's market where we can discover handicrafts objects from the neighboring Guinea Bissau. We will return to our hotel for dinner and overnight (Half Board).

Day 5: Overland from Ziguichor to Ousouye to Carabane

Breakfast will be served in our hotel then take off to Elinkine. We will visit the Senegalese villages of Edioungou and Oussouye the emblem of the lifestyle of the Diola tribe. In this area, you will be amazed by the number of tribal kings and queens who control small kingdoms with some subjects. We’ll enjoy the beauty and diversity of Casamance flora with its rice fields and magnificent palm trees. We continue to Elinkine where we can admire the arrival of fishermen. From there we embark for Carabane Island. Visit of the island which was a big commercial center during the colonial era (cemetery, vestiges of the church...), we’ll have the opportunity to mingle with the local people. Dinner and overnight (Half Board).

Day 6: Carabane - Djiboma - Elinkine - Cap Skirring

After breakfast, we will depart on a motorized canoe to reach Djiboma, a special island where live one family. We’ll visit the vegetable garden of women and according to the period we can find many oysters and palm wine in abundance for sale on this island. Back to Carabane Island and free time for lunch. After, we shall embark again on the dugout in direction of Elinkine for a transfer by our car to Cap Skirring. Check to the hotel in front of the beach or nearby vicinity for dinner and overnight (Half Board).

Day 7: Biking excursion to Djembering

After breakfast, we will take our bikes to ride towards the village of Djembering lost in the tropical forest. We’ll have the opportunity to visit an animist village and interact with local people. Visit of its mythical and mystical “fromagers”, Large Trees where sacrifices were customarily offered. Visit the Eco Park where we will find a wide range of species of trees. Come back to Cap Skirring. Pick nick lunch included. We have the afternoon free to enjoy the beach etc. those who want to discover “Cap Skirring by night” can do it after dinner. Overnight.

Day 8: Explore Cap Skirring

After breakfast, we have a free day to enjoy the magnificent natural promontory beach. For those who want more activities, a walk up to the village of Kabrousse could be rewarding culturally. Also, diverse optional excursions are offered by your tour leader to the island of birds with other notable places of interest. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Senegal is a great destination for active travelers and explorers.

Day 9: Travel from Cap Skirring to Ziguinchor to Dakar

After breakfast, we leave this heavenly place to ride our vehicle towards Ziguinchor. We ‘ll cross again the Gambia before arriving in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Transfer to our hotel. Dinner and overnight (Half Board)

Day 10: Dakar guided tour - Home

After breakfast, we leave this heavenly place to ride our vehicle towards Ziguinchor. We ‘ll cross again the Gambia before arriving in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Transfer to our hotel. Dinner and overnight (Half Board)

What is included:

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

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