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Tribes of Senegal 8 days


USD 660

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  • 1
  • 8 Days

Youssouph Diallo

Africa for Tourism

Professionals in the soul, we will make you discover Senegal and its cultures.

  • Local time:18:06

Tribes of Senegal 8 days

This circuit of 08 days and 07 nights makes you discover the culture of Senegalese tribes. Some of them, the minority, live hidden in the mountains of the extremely southeast of Senegal. A surprise in the discovery of these ethnic groups where the welcome is always strong. A great experience which will give you the sensation to be in a magnificent world apart.


Arrival at the International Airport. After formalities, transfer to our hotel. Overnight (Bed & Breakfast).

Lodge Almadies 3* or similar

Dakar – Goree – Kaolack

Breakfast. Transfer to the harbour where we will board a ferry to visit the island of Gorée (20 minutes away from Dakar). The island has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO. We’ll work around its main cobbled streets furnished of bougainvilleas. We’ll be attracted by the rest of its colonial domination while we’ll remember one of the saddest moments of humanity history: the slave trade. Free lunch in a restaurant in the island then back to Dakar for a complete visit of the town. Tour around the main avenues of this metropolis where African traditions coexist with modernity. Road towards Kaolack a city situated in the west central of Senegal. Dinner and night in our hotel (Half Board). Read more

Relais de Kaolack3* /similar
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Kaolack - Kédougou

Breakfast. Visit of Kaolack, a city that was and still be an important transit centre in the groundnuts trade, a traditional cash crop of Senegal. Continuation to Kédougou. We shall make small stops on the road to photograph landscapes and some animals which roam near the road. We’ll have a free lunch on the way at Tambacounda. Arrival at Kédougou, installation in our hotel, dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Relais Bédick 3* or similar
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Kédougou – Ibel & Iwol - Dindefello

Breakfast and departure towards the plain to join Iwol, where you will know the culture Bedik which is doubtless the most primitive traditional culture in Senegal. Several ethnic groups live in this region. You will make a trekking of one hour and half on the mounts of Fouta Djallon, natural enclave of Bedik tribe that we shall have the opportunity to know. Bediks constitutes a group related to Bassari tribe and live still hidden in mountains. We’ll have a pic nick lunch. At the Fulani village of Ibel we shall visit the fields where are cultivated traditionally the millet and the groundnut. Road towards the village of Dindefello. Installation in our camp, dinner and overnight. (Half Board). Read more

Le Dogon du Fouta or similar
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Dindefello – Tambacounda

A walk plunges us gradually into a harbour of freshness in the forest, to join the most beautiful waterfall existing in Senegal. The water falls from 70m of the top. Possibility of bathing in natural swimming pool at the foot of the waterfall. Last look on these beautiful wild parts of the country before continuing on the region of Tambacounda. We shall visit its big market in which meet the ethnic groups of this oriental part of the country and those of the bordering countries as Mali and Guinea Conakry. Dinner and overnight at Tambacounda (Half Board). Read more

Relais de Tamba 3* similar
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Tambacounda – Saloum

After the breakfast in the hotel, departure for Saloum. You will stop on the way to admire the savanna of baobabs. This region situated in the West of the country is crossed by the river Saloum and shelters a group of small islands where villagers reach them by traditional canoes. These luxuriant landscapes and itsbanks lined with mangroves shelter an infinity of birds. Arrival and installation to our hotel. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Lodge de Simal or Palmarin
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Saloum – Excursion in canoe – Saloum

Breakfast in the hotel. You will embark on motorized canoes for a samall cruise through the labyrinth of Saloum River. This cruise will lead you up to the National park of the Delta of Saloum, paradise of birds and declared world heritage. Initiation to the hand line fishing. Return in the hotel for the lunch. Pedestrian stroll through the bush in the afternoon and visit of a village which population was animistic and continue nowadays to make animistic practices of their ancestors. Dinner and night in the hotel (Half Board). Read more

Lodge de Simal or Palmarin
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Saloum – Fadiouth – Dakar airport

Breakfast. Transfer to Dakar. On the road we shall visit the biggest baobab tree of Senegal that was also the cemetery of Griot tribe. Stopover in Joal, city of childhood of the late Senegalese president Léopold Sedar Senghor. Moreover a visit of his house of childhood is proposed to you before continuing to the Island in shells, Fadiouth. By a wooden bridge you will reach this animistic village of catholic adoption with its attics on piles and its cemetery of shells. Arrival at the airport. Assistance and boarding. End of our services. Read more

Back to your country
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Day in trip
Day 1
Location Dakar Almadies
Day 2
Location Kaolack
Day 3
Location Kédougou
Day 4
Location Dindéfello
Day 5
Location Tambacounda
Day 6
Location Simal


Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport with driver and gas-oil during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Single room supplement : 150 us dollar (low season), 200 us dollar (high season)
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

Experts and lovers of tourism and Senegal.

Africa for Tourism


Youssouph Diallo

Professionals in the soul, we will make you discover Senegal and its cultures.

If you have any questions or you want to customize your trip we are here for you at any time.

  • Languages:English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • Local time:18:06


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