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NIOKOLO KOBA PARK & BEDIK COUNTRY

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Niokolo Koba Park - Bedik Country

 

Day 1: DAKAR - GATES OF NIOKOLO KOBA (Wassadou) (About 510km / 8h)

Departure early in the morning from Dakar or Saly by road, discovery of the shrubby steppe, favorite area of ​​nomadic breeders. Lunch at the restaurant "Le Relais de Kaolack", located on Kundam beach by the Saloum river. Continue to Wassadou on the banks of the Gambia river and settle in at the Wassadou hotel at the edge of Niokolo Koba park. Typical huts comfortably equipped to combine pleasure with nature and relaxation ... Dinner and overnight at the Wassadou hotel.

 

DAY 2: WASSADOU - NIOKOLO KOBA PARK - KEDOUGOU (About 185km / 03h)

Wake up early for a safari in Niokolo koba park in the middle of lush vegetation in the company of an animal guide looking for wild animals. Possibility to see warthogs, monkeys, antelopes, many species of birds and exceptionally panthers and lions. After visiting the park and having a picnic lunch, drive to the village of Mako for a walk along the bank of the Gambia river in search of hippos before continuing our route to Kedougou. Installation, dinner and overnight at the Bedik hotel in Kédougou.

 

DAY 3: KEDOUGOU - IWOL - DINDEFELO - KEDOUGOU (About 80km / 01:30)

After breakfast, departure for the discovery of the Bedik ethnic group. Visit the traditional Bédik village of Iwol perched on the heights (2 and a half hour walk, possibility of making part of the way by car).

Then track to Peulh village of Dindéfelo. Upon arrival, walk across a path that will surprise you with its exuberance and small streams to reach the waterfall that you reach after 20 minutes.

The water in this waterfall falls from a height of 80 m into a basin that reaches out to you for swimming. Picnic at the foot of the waterfall.

We leave with regret the freshness of this place to reach Kédougou at the end of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the Bédik hotel.

 

DAY 4: KEDOUGOU - TOMBORONKOTO - MAKO - TAMBACOUNDA (About 245km / 04h)

Departure from Kédougou to the village of Tomboronkoto. Attracted by the discovery of gold, this village today brings together a variety of nationals from various African countries in search of gold.

After visiting the village and the mines, exploited in a very artisanal way, drive to the village of Mako. Lunch in Mako then continuation to Tambacounda.

Installation, dinner and overnight at Relais de Tambacounda

 

DAY 5: TAMBACOUNDA - KAOLACK - DAKAR (About 450 km / .07h)

After an early breakfast, we begin the ascent to Dakar.

Stop for lunch at the "Relais de Kaolack" on the banks of the Saloum river.

Road towards Dakar and arrival at the end of the afternoon.

 

 

The price for this small group tour

Price per person in double room (base 2 participants): 700 €

Guaranteed departure from 2 people.

Included

Accommodation in the hotels mentioned or similar.
Half board .
Vehicle with fuel, driver and guide or driver / guide depending on the number of people. All guide and / or driver fees.
All the excursions mentioned and visiting rights.
Not included

Drinks, water, personal expenses, New Years Eve and tips.
Remarks

Guide speaking French or English, other languages ​​on request.
Recommended from October to May