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Cultural and natural wealth of Senegal, 15 days

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Youssouph Diallo

Africa for Tourism

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

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Cultural and natural wealth of Senegal, 15 days

Discover, with this 15 days tour, the Senegalese south area that is full of cultural and natural wealth. From the Southeastern collectively called the Bassari Country to the southwestern named Casamance, you will live moments of freedom and big discovery.

DAY 1

Arrival – Saly/Somone

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

Royam 3*/Phenix or similar
DAY 2

Saly/Somone – Mbour – Kaolack

Breakfast. Depart to Mbour and visit of its big market where we can find some spices, vegetables, painted fabric, masks, all the crafts appropriate to Senegal. After the visit of the market, we continue on the port where you can attend upon the arrival of traditional boats loaded with fishes. Continuation to Kaolack. We’ll make some stops en route to visit local populations in their traditional houses. Arrival at Kaolack and installation in our hotel. In the afternoon, we’ll visit this city situated in the west central of Senegal and its market. Dinner and overnight in our hotel. (Half Board). Read more

Relais de Kaolack/ Le Paris
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DAY 3

Kaolack – Wassadou / Tambacounda

Breakfast. Visit of Kaolack city with its former market of Sudanese architecture where meet sellers that come from all the bordering countries and where it is possible to find almost any product. Kaolack was and still be an important transit centre in the groundnuts trade, a traditional cash crop of Senegal. Road to eastern Senegal. We shall make small stops on the road to photograph some animals which roam near the road. We’ll have free lunch at Tambacounda. Arrival and installation at Tambacounda or Wassadou in our hotel, dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Wassadou / Relais de Tamba
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DAY 4

Wassadou / Tamba – Niokolo Koba – Mako

Breakfast. Today, we’ll enter the park of Niokolo Koba. This oasis of vegetation, crossed by the river Gambia had been classified World Patrimony of the Biosphere and is a vital protection against the desertification that is suffering all this sahelian area. In this big park there is more than 70 species of African’s mammal and a crowd of birds of all sorts. We’ll ride all the tiny trails with 4x4 vehicles. In the water place as Simenti, it is possible to watch infinity of animals. Lunch picnic in the park. Later, we will leave it crossing the main road which divides the park into two parts, to arrive later at the village of Mako. Installation in our camp. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

Badian Camp or similar
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DAY 5

Tomboronkoto – Kédougou

After the breakfast we shall go to the village of the gold miners called Tomboronkoto. This region in Oriental Senegal includes several gold-bearing areas. The gold is extracted from the rock by traditional processes. The population dig deep holes in search of the rock containing some powder and sometimes gold nuggets. Visit of the village then continuation on Kédougou. After the lunch we shall visit this small town of Kédougou populated with predominantly by the Peuhl tribe from Guinea Conakry. We can also visit his market where all the ethnic groups of the region come to exchange and to sell: Guinean, Bassari, Coniagui, etc. Installation in our hotel, dinner and night (Half Board). Read more

Relais Bédick / Kédougou
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DAY 6

Kédougou – Ibel – Iwol – Dindéfello

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 which 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. Dinner and overnight in our camp (Half Board). Read more

Le Dogon du Fouta or similar
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DAY 7

Dindéfello – Waterfall – Tambacounda

Breakfast. A walk plunges us gradually into a harbour of freshness in the forest, to join the most beautiful waterfall existing in Senegal. It has falls of 70m of top. Possibility of bathing in cold waters, in natural swimming pool at the foot of the waterfall. We can also visit the reserve of chimpanzees Jane Goodal. After the lunch (not included) we’ll leave Dindefello to go to Tambacounda. On the road our car will pass again in the national park but without stopping. Arrival at Tambacounda, dinner and overnight in our hotel (Half Board). Read more

Relais de Tamba3* or similar
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DAY 8

Tambacounda – Ziguinchor

Breakfast. Last look on these beautiful wild parts of the Bassari and Peuhl country before continuing on the region of Ziguinchor. Lunch (no included) on the road. Arrival at Ziguinchor and installation in our hotel. Dinner and overnight (Half Board).

Kadiandoumagne 3* or similar
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DAY 9

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 pirogues 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

Hôtel Carabane or similar
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DAY 10

Carabane – Hitou – Cap skiring

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

La Marsu/Maya 3* or similar
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DAY 11

Cap skiring – Djembering – Cap skiring

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 without problem. Dinner and overnight (Half Board). Read more

La Marsu/Maya 3* or similar
DAY 12

Cap skiring

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

La Marsu/Maya 3* or similar
DAY 13

Cap skiring – Ziguinchor – Dakar by plan

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. Overnight (Half Board). Read more

Lodge des Almadies / similar
DAY 14

Dakar – Gorée – Pink Lake

Breakfast. We’ll make a city tour of Dakar that will permit us to discover the colonial’s remains of what was the capital of French Africa. Transfer to the harbour where we will board a ferry to go visit the island of Gorée, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. 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. Back to Dakar and transfer to the Pink Lake: a stretch of pink water with a high level of salinity and ex arrival point of the rally Paris-Dakar. There we have the opportunity to see how men and women of surrounding villages extract salt from the lake. Dinner and overnight in a hotel near the lake (Half Board). Read more

Chez Salim / similar
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DAY 15

Pink Lake – airport – Departure

Breakfast. For more sensation we shall do like the pilots of the rally Paris-Dakar, driving aboard four-wheelers vehicle on sand dunes behind the lake and also at the beautiful beach of the area. When we come back you will have the opportunity to bathe in the lake floating, for those who want it. Lunch (no included) in the restaurant of the hotel. At the adequate time, transfer to the airport. Assistance and boarding. End of our services. Read more

Flight

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Saly
Hotel Royam 4*
Day 2
Location Kaolack
Day 3
Location Wassadou
Day 4
Location Mako
Hotel Badian Camp
Day 5
Location Kédougou
Day 6
Location Dindéfello
Hotel Dindéfello
Day 7
Location Tambacounda
Day 8
Location Ziguinchor
Day 9
Location Carabane
Day 10
Location Cap skiring
Hotel La Marsu
Day 13
Location Dakar
Day 14
Location Lac Rose

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Lunch pick nick in Niokolo Koba park and Dindéfello
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Single room supplement : 315 us dollars (high season), 265 us dollars (low season)
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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