First time in Senegal

Trip description

Senegal is a land of eternal sunshine and adventure, rich in beautiful landscapes, contrasting and casual. It is to the image of Africa as it is represented through its tales, its griots, its culture animist and its cases villages. In short, the one we tell children to make them dream.

Day 1: Dakar and Goree

Day 2: Saly, Mbour and the return from fishing

Day 3: The Island of Shellfish

Day 4: Canoe and mangrove forests

Day 5: Idleness

Day 6: Lake Rose and Lompoul desert

Day 7: Towards Saint-Louis

Day 8: Saint-Louis

Day 9: Bird watching in Djoudj Park

Day 10: Market and relax

Day 1 : Dakar and Goree

Day1 : Dakar and Goree ©Author's Image

Morning to discover the plateau, downtown Dakar. In the afternoon, excursion to Gorée Island. Return in the evening, dinner at Les Almadies.

Day 2 : Saly, Mbour and the return from fishing

Day2 : Saly, Mbour and the return from fishing ©François JANNE DOTHEE

Direction the Petite Côte. Stop at Somone to splash on the beach, enjoy a few oysters, then head for Mbour to watch the return of fishing in the spectacular late afternoon. Sleep in Saly to enjoy the nightlife of the seaside resort.

Day 3 : The Island of Shellfish

Day3 : The Island of Shellfish ©Author's Image

Departure for Joal, visit of Fadiouth Shellfish Island in the morning. In the afternoon, road trip on the road of the saltworks from Siné Saloum to Palmarin.

Day 4 : Canoe and mangrove forests

Day4 : Canoe and mangrove forests ©Tom Pepeira - Iconotec

Walking by canoe in bolongs and serer villages. Mangrove discovery, tasting of mangrove oysters. In the evening, observation are watching hyenas in a traditional battle or struggle.

Day 5 : Idleness

Day5 : Idleness ©Author's Image

Relax on the beach, tasting of fish grilled and departure for Dakar.

Day 6 : Lake Rose and Lompoul desert

Day6 : Lake Rose and Lompoul desert ©Tom Pepeira - Iconotec

Start at dawn for Rose Lake, Grande Canaria and Saint-Louis by car, stop in the desert of Lompoul. Evening evening under the Moorish tents.

Day 7 : Towards Saint-Louis

Day7 : Towards Saint-Louis ©Author's Image

Balades and foot walks, tea preparation. Departure for Saint-Louis late in the afternoon. Dinner on the island of Ndar to taste the atmosphere of the city.

Day 8 : Saint-Louis

Day8 : Saint-Louis ©Author's Image

Visit the fishing village of Guet-Ndat by horse-drawn carriage in the morning, stroll in Saint-Louis and on the Hydrobase in the afternoon. Dinner in the old town.

Day 9 : Bird watching in Djoudj Park

Day9 : Bird watching in Djoudj Park ©Author's Image

Morning: visit of Djoudj Park, afternoon: return to Dakar.

Day 10 : Market and relax

In the morning: purchase of the latest souvenirs to the Soumbédioune market. Afternoon: visit of the island of römer, relax on the beach before you go dinner in a chic restaurant with ocean view.

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