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The Smile of Senegal

Culture and History tour in Nouakchott

Tour Price : from 900 Euros Duration : 7 days Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic

The Smile of Senegal 7 Days/6 nights Validity: all the year ITINERARY

Day1 Dakar Arrival in Dakar, welcome and transfer to your (3 stars Ganale hotel) or (4 stars Faidherbe or similar). Accommodation on BB

Day2 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

Day3 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.

Day4 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

Day5 Kaolack/Toubacouta/Mbodiene 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 & overnight at ( 3 stars lodge) Day6 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.

Day7 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 Our price includes: • Transfers airport-hotel-airport . BB accommodation in a (3 or 4 stars) • All meals included on the program • Transportation. • English speaking accompanying guide • Visit sites as listed on the program NOT include: • Air ticket • Travel insurance • Vaccination • Drinks • Gratuities • Personal expenses • Any other unspecified costs

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: from 900 Euros
Duration: 7 days
Group Size: 1-100
Languages: English - French- Italian- Arabic
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
Attractions:Senegal, Dakar, Gambia