14 Days 13 Nights Senegal Safari Tour

This tour to Senegal will give you a chance to watch the wildlife closely in an eco- friendly nature. Be prepared with a camera as you will have a nature walk accompanied by the lions. It is a lifetime experience you would not like to miss. The 14- Day safari is a combination of wildlife experience and city tour to Dakar, Goree Island, Pink Lake, Lompoul Desert, explore of Touba, not forgetting Kedougou, and the twin village of Joal& Fadiouth. It is an excellent experience and worthwhile

per adult from

$5,005

NZD

Duration

14 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • 12x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 13 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Experienced English speaking guide
    • Admission to all listed areas
    • Half board on double room basis
    • Hotel accommodation in the indicated properties
    • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
    • Round trip airport/ hotel transfer
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Retba
    • Entry/Admission - Fathala Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Reserve De Bandia
    What's excluded :
    • flights
    • cost of visa
    • personal expenses
    • meals not listed
    • Travel insurance

  • Day 1: Day 01Arrival in Dakar, Senegal

    Stop At: Dakar, Dakar, Dakar Region
    On arrival, meet with our esteemed guide who will help you finish all the formalities and transfer you to the place of accommodation. Check-in to the hotel and have an orientation about the safari with your guide.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accomodation at Hotel Farid or similar

    Day 2: Day 02-City tour Dakar - Goree Island

    Stop At: Goree Island, Goree Island, Dakar Region
    After breakfast, your trip begins with a city tour of Dakar. The first place of the visit will be independence place passing through the presidential palace and the main cathedral. Follow by a drive to the seafront toward soumbedioune market and the “mosque de la revelation.”The tour to Dakar will show you the contrasts between upscale residential areas and other popular neighborhoods. You will not leave Dakar without a visit to the popular hotspots like Kermel, Tilene Market, Renaissance Monument, not forgetting Africa’s most modern Museum, the Museum of African Civilization a massive four-story complex which fulfilled the dreams of Senegal’s first president Leopold Sedar Senghor.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Goree Island, Goree Island, Dakar Region
    After breakfast, your trip begins with a city tour of Dakar. The first place of the visit will be independence place passing through the presidential palace and the main cathedral. Follow by a drive to the seafront toward soumbedioune market and the “mosque de la revelation.”The tour to Dakar will show you the contrasts between upscale residential areas and other popular neighborhoods. You will not leave Dakar without a visit to the popular hotspots like Kermel, Tilene Market, Renaissance Monument, not forgetting Africa’s most modern Museum, the Museum of African Civilization a massive four-story complex which fulfilled the dreams of Senegal’s first president Leopold Sedar Senghor.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Hotel Farid or similar


    Day 3: Day 03-Pink Lake and Lompoul Desert

    Stop At: Lake Retba, Rufisque Senegal
    After breakfast, leave Dakar for a drive to the pink lake, an important center for salt collection. On arrival, observe how salt diggers harvest the salt from the Lake and women pile it up. Lunch at own expenses which after that you will drive to Lompoul desert. At your details upon, board a 4WD to the middle of the desert. Enjoy a great experience of the Lompoul desert as you will have dinner watching traditional ballet performing Jembe drums involving singing and dancing around the campfire enjoying the constellations. There will be the possibility of a camel ride. This will be a lifetime experience.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Lodge de Lompoul or similar


    Day 4: Day 04-Lompoul – Saint Louis

    Stop At: Lompoul, Senegal
    Wake up for a 2-hour drive to the old city of Saint Louis, the former capital of Senegal. Explore the town on a horse-drawn carriage. The city reminds you of New Orleans with a wooden balcony align at the narrow streets.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Hotel Cap Saint Louis or similar


    Day 5: Day 05-Saint Louis – Touba – Kaolack

    Stop At: Touba, Touba, Diourbel Region
    Depart to the holy city of Touba. Visit one of the largest and most Magnificent Mosque in all of West Africa, the Grand Mosque. Your guide will help you understand Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba the founder of Mouridism and the history of Touba. Later on, the move to Kaolack with stops at Fulani and Wolof villages. Upon arrival at Kaolack, visit the local market before checking to your hotel.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Relais de Kaolack or similar


    Day 6: Day 06-Kaolack – Wassadou (Gate of Niokolo Koba Park)

    Stop At: Kaolack, Senegal
    Early morning, the route through the dense savannah with mounds of mounds to Tambacounda, a bush crossing town and a major railway stop before Mali. There will be lunch (at own expense) in a typical restaurant at Tambacounda. Continue to Niokolo Koba National Park. Check at the hotel, Wassadou Hotel on a bank of the Gambia River. There will be a boat trip to observe the hippopotamus colonies (if the water level allows) or a guided walk along the river to find the Local flora and Fauna such as Monkeys, birds, varans among others.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: hotel Wassadou


    Day 7: Day 07-Niokolo Koba Park – Kedougou

    Stop At: Niokolo-Koba National Park, Niokolo-Koba National Park, Kedougou Region
    Rise for a guided game drive at Niokolo Koba Park. Great opportunity to encounter the warthogs, monkeys, antelopes, many species of birds and unusually panthers and lions. After the game drive and picnic lunch, you will drive to Mako for a walk along the bank of Gambia River in search of hippos before continuing to Kedougou.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Bedik Hotel Kedougou or similar.


    Day 8: Day -08– Dindefello – Kedougou

    Stop At: Kedougou, Senegal
    Spend the day in the discovery of the Bedik ethnic group. Visit the traditional village of Bediks Lwol perched on the heights. Trek to Peulh village of Dindefelo. At your details upon, walk through the path that will surprise you with its abundance and small streams to reach the waterfall. Its’ cascades from a height of 80m in a basin that gives a chance for swimming. Picnic at the foot of the waterfall. At late noon leave with regrets the freshness of the place to join Kédougou.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Bedik Hotel Kedougou or similar.


    Day 9: Day 09-Kedougou – Toubacouta

    Stop At: Toubakouta, Senegal
    Leave for Toubacouta en route Saloum delta area well recognized by its stretches of salt marshes. There will be lunch in a local restaurant or picnic lunch (at your expenses).

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Keur Saloum Hotel or Les Paletuviers


    Day 10: Day 10-Toubacouta – Fathala

    Stop At: Fathala Reserve, Foundiougne Senegal
    After breakfast, transfer to Fathala Reserve and get a lifetime experience of the African bush with your guide. Great chance to see the herds of the rare West African Giant derby eland, only found in this part of the world, and other antelope species such as roan, waterbuck, and bushbuck. You will also see the Giraffes, Rhino, buffalo, warthog as well as red Colombus, green velvet and red patas monkeys and exquisitely colored bird species amongst the giant African trees. Be ready with your camera to have photos with the lions as you will get an opportunity to accompany them on foot.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Keur Saloum Hotel or Les Paletuviers


    Day 11: Day 11-Toubacouta – Joal Fadiouth – Saly

    Stop At: Joal Fadiouth, Joal Fadiouth, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    Depart to the twin village of Joal and Fadiouth. Joal is on the main island, the birthplace of the first president- Leopold Senghor. Fadiouth is on a small island reached by a long wooden bridge composed entirely of Oyster and a calm shell that has been deposited over the centuries. Continue to sally.

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Royam Hotel or Royal Hotel


    Day 12: Day 12 Saly – Bandia Safari Game Reserve

    Stop At: Reserve De Bandia, N 2 Route de Mbour, Saly Senegal
    After your breakfast, drive to Bandia safari reserve, one of the major attractions for tourists staying in Dakar or nearby areas. After the game drive visit at the sanctuary, there will be an Accrobaobab adventure consisting of the park for tree climbing, outdoor recreation, and courtesy house. It is an unmemorable adventure you would not like to miss.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: overnight at Royam hotel

    Day 13: Day 13-Saly

    Stop At: Saly, Saly, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    Today’s day will be spent with optional excursions such as jet skis, kayaking, and surfing golf, among others.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Place of accommodation: Royam Hotel or Royal Hotel


    Day 14: Day 14-Saly – Airport

    Stop At: Saly, Saly, La Petite Cote, Thies Region
    Departure date depending on your flight details.


    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Across Africa Tours LLC

Activity ID: V-143701P113

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