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From Saloum River to Casamance River, 10 days

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Youssouph Diallo

Africa for Tourism

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

  • Local time:20:49

From Saloum River to Casamance River, 10 days

This program of 10 days and 09 nights allows you to discover the authentic rivers of Senegal. You will inhale the pure air often aboard traditional canoe and you could admire the beautiful vegetation of the Casamance, real paradise in Senegal.

DAY 1

Arrival – Dakar

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

Lodge des Almadies / similar
DAY 2

Dakar – Toubacouta

Breakfast. We will leave the populated capital of Senegal, Dakar, and reach Toubacouta in the Saloum region, fiefdom of Serere ethnic group. Lunch at your charge on the way. Before arrival at Toubacouta, visit of villages and Kaolack, former commercial post in the groundnuts trade by the French colons. Installation in our hotel in front of the Saloum River. Diner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Keur Saloum or similar
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DAY 3

Toubacouta - Sipo - Toubacouta

Breakfast. The delta, where the rivers Sine and Saloum come together, is a labyrinth of islands. We can enjoy with a lovely cruise in canoe motorized into the mangrove creek to Sipo. The island of Sipo still remains hardly untouched and still has ancient and cultural heritage. The village is typical and shelters the "Queen of Sipo" who lives with her family there. Visit of the village and the queen and back to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit of Toubacouta. Diner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Keur Saloum or similar
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DAY 4

Toubacouta – Ziguinchor

Breakfast. The sahelian landscape with his thousand-year-old baobabs becomes greener when we approach the Gambia. We cross the river of this state by a ferry and join Casamance region with our car. This region has beautiful villages of mud and straw and sacred trees. Installation in a hotel in Ziguinchor and time to walk along his streets with Creole flavour and to visit St Maure's market where objects are in wood from the neighbouring Guinea Bissau. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Kadiandoumagne 3* or similar
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DAY 5

Ziguinchor – Oussouye – Carabane

Breakfast. Departure in direction of Elinkine. On the road, visit of Edioungou and Oussouye, villages of the Diola tribe. In this area are always tribal kings 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. Continuation to Elinkine where we can admire the arrival of fishermen. From there we embark to go to Carabane Island. Visit of the island which was a big commercial centre during the colonial era (cemetery, vestiges of church...), we’ll have the opportunity to be in contact with the local population. Possibility of taking bath in the river Casamance. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Hotel Carabane 2* or similar
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DAY 6

Carabane – Hitou – Cap Skirring

Breakfast. Depart with a motorized canoe to Hitou island, animal sacrifices and mystical ceremonies give it its originality. We’ll visit the fetichist, an older man who can tell us about our future and who is in charge of the animist ceremonies. Come back to Carabane island for free lunch. After we shall embark again on dugout in direction of Elinkine for a transfer by our car to Cap Skiring. Installation in a hotel in front of the beach or near. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Maya 3* or similar
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DAY 7

Cap Skirring – Djembering – Cap Skirring

Breakfast. We’ll have the opportunity to visit an animist village, Djembering, located at a few kilometers. Visit of its mythical and mystical “fromagers”, bigger trees where sacrifices used to be done. Come back to Cap Skirring. Rest of the afternoon free to enjoy the beach etc. Dinner; those who want to discover “Cap Skirring by night” can do it with no problem. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Maya 3* or similar
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DAY 8

Cap Skirring

Breakfast. Free day to enjoy the magnificent beach or take the sun at the swimming pool of the hotel. For those who wish for more activities a walk up to the village of Kabrousse will be a funny activity. Also diverse excursions optional will be proposed as the island of birds etc. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Maya 3* or similar
DAY 9

Cap Skiring– Ziguinchor airport – Dakar

After the breakfast we leave this heavenly place to go with our car towards the airport of Ziguinchor. At the indicated hour you will take the plane to land again in the capital of Senegal Dakar. Transfer to your hotel. You will have time to rest and to take advantage of services of the hotel. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

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DAY 10

Dakar – Goree – Dakar airport

Breakfast and transfer to the Dakar harbour where we will board a ferry to visit the island of Gorée, an island which long ago was the stake in numerous confrontations between the Portuguese, English, Dutch and French. Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children were deported from Gorée. The « slaves’ house » with its door opened on the ocean is a terrible reminder of the cruelty of men towards men. Turn back to Dakar for a city tour of the Senegalese capital. We’ll make a visit that we’ll permit us to discover the colonial’s remains of what was the capital of French Africa. Transfer to the airport and return to your country. Read more

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Dakar Almadies
Day 2
Location Toubacouta
Day 4
Location Ziguinchor
Day 5
Location Carabane
Day 6
Location Cap skiring
Hotel Maya
Day 8
Location Dakar Almadies

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Flight Ziguinchor - Dakar
  • Visits planned in the program
  • Accommodation mentioned in the program
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Single room supplement : 215 us dollars (low season), 265 us dollars (high season)
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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