The Smile of Senegal

The Smile of Senegal
Chinguitty voyages

D1: Dakar

Arrival in Dakar, welcome and transfer to your (3 stars Ganale hotel) or (4 stars Faidherbe or similar). Accommodation on BB

D2 : Dakar /Pink Lake/Saint Louis

Breakfast at hotel and departure on A/C vehicle to the Pink Lake. Take a four wheel drive tour like the “Paris /Dakar” international cars race on the sand dunes surrounding the lake, which in fact is a great lagune not so deep at all and located a couple of hundred meters away from the Ocean

Meet local inhabitants harvesting the salt and visit nomadic fulanis villages before returning back to the campement du lac through the wild and white sandy beach.

Then drive further with you’re a/C vehicle to Thies (second largest city of Senegal) and also a very important center of Art and handicraft.

After lunch take a sightseeing of Thies before driving further to Saint –Louis.

On the way visit different ethnic groups villages. Dinner and overnight at (3 stars) hotel

D3: Saint Louis/Langue de Barbarie or Djoudj

Breakfast at hotel and departure to Langue de Barbarie or Djoudj National bids park, (depending on the period). These parks are classified among the most important ornithological sites of the world.

After a boat tour through the Senegal river’s meanders, take a typical lunch in a local restaurant

PM sightseeing tour of Saint –Louis former Senegal capital city) on horse drawn car

You will be amazed by the charming old city. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

D4: Saint –Louis/Touba/Kaolack

Breakfast at hotel early morning departure for the visit of the holy city of Touba and Kaolack. You will visit the prestigious Muslim city of Touba, which comes out of the desert with its magnificent mosque, the unique in the whole West African sub region. You will have the opportunity to meet the spiritual guides of the mourid community. Continuation to Kaolack lunch on the way. Arrival in Kaolack late in the PM. Dinner and overnight at hotel camp ”Le Relais de Kaolack” or similar

D5: Kaolack/Toubacouta

Breakfast at hotel and morning departure for the visit of Kaolack and its main sites for instance the market place, very rich of medicinal herbs and cotton fabrics. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Continuation in the afternoon to Toubacouta, located near the Gambian border and bordered by the Saloum river delta. You will visit the typical villages of the Saloum areas many and different ethnic groups. Dinner & /Mbodiene

overnight at ( 3 stars lodge)

D6: Toubacouta/Foundiougne

Breakfast at hotel and departure by boat, cross the Saloum delta river (birds paradise) full of meanders and mangrove plants. Visit fishing villages inhabited by Niominkas and interact with local peoples. Lunch will be at restaurant located near the river then after drive further north west to Mbodiene through original palm trees and baobab forests. Pass through Samba Dia and typical Serrers and Fulanis villages.

Dinner and overnight will be at Laguna Beach (4 stars) hotel.

D7: Mbodiene/Joal/Dakar

After breakfast departure to Joal /Fadiouth (birth place of the late President Senghor).

Visit the shell cemetery, the milled storages on piles, the Lagune and the family House of President Leopold Senghor

Lunch will be at Finio restaurant in Joal

PM visit the handicraft center and the drying and smoking fish area of Mbour.

Then continuation to Dakar through the Saly resort beach area

Dinner will be at sea side restaurant “La Pointe des Almadies” and after transfer to the airport for your departure’s assistance

Tour details

  • 1100 per Trip
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: 7 Day(s)

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