Getaway in the North of Senegal
DAY 1: DAKAR - LAKE ROSE - SAINT LOUIS (About 270km / 04h)
Departure from Dakar in the morning to reach Lac Rose.
Tour du Lac, visit to a Fulani village, and meet the salt collectors.
Unmissable swimming in the salt lake and unforgettable sensation. Above all, don't forget to rinse off with fresh water! Lunch at Chez Salim restaurant. Then drive towards Saint Louis. Installation, dinner and overnight at La Poste hotel.
DAY 2: SAINT LOUIS - DJOUDJ ORNITHOLOGICAL PARK - SAINT LOUIS (Approx. 120km / 02 h)
In the morning, visit the Djoudj ornithological park. Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site, it is the first water point after crossing the Sahara for migratory birds: cormorants, pelicans, whistling ducks, fishing eagles ... but also crocodiles, monitor lizards, warthogs and jackals are present there. About 350 species are referenced there. Visit in a dugout canoe through the backwaters. Lunch at the park restaurant and return to Saint Louis. In the afternoon, carriage tour of the old colonial city: the Faidherbe Bridge, the homes of notables with old-fashioned charm, the Town Hall, the Cathedral, the Aéropostale Museum and the fishermen's quarter of Guet Ndar with multicolored canoes. Dinner and overnight at La Poste hotel.
DAY 3: SAINT LOUIS - LANGUAGE OF BARBARIE - DAKAR (About 300km / .04h30)
After breakfast, drive to the Langue de Barbarie park, bird sanctuary and nesting ground for sea turtles. Canoe ride on the Senegal River and bird watching. Lunch at the Ocean and Savannah Lodge, on the Barbary language with a magnificent view of the river.
Return to Dakar, possible stop at the basketry of Thiès. Arriving late in the day.
Price based on 2 people: 680 € / person
The final price of this excursion may vary depending on the number of participants, your departure dates and availability over the selected period.
Accommodation in the hotels mentioned or similar.
Half Board (Day to day 3).
Vehicle with fuel, driver and guide or driver / guide depending on the number of people. Guide and / or driver fees.
All the excursions mentioned and visiting rights.
Drinks, water, personal expenses, New Years Eve and tips.
Guide speaking French or English, other languages on request.
Possibility of rental, quads, 4 × 4 or truck at Lac Rose for dune tour and beach; Consult us.
Djoudj park is closed from the end of May to the beginning of October. The excursion can be replaced by another in the Guembeul reserve.