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Dak‘Art & St Louis Jazz Festival in Senegal,

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Day 1: Dakar, Senegal

Arrive Dakar; meet assist and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

Day 2: Dakar/Goree Island/Dakar

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After breakfast, go on a city tour of Dakar. Bargain at the colorful markets including Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque residential district of Medina. In the afternoon, go back in time at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Goree Island which houses “The Door of No Return”. Visit the ethnographic museum and hear a lecture by the curator on the history of Goree Island. Later, return to Dakar.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

 

Day 3: Dakar/ Pink Lake/ St. Louis

7533489344_1d18542b7a_cAfter breakfast drive to St-Louis; En route Tour the natural phenomenon Pink Lake; observe workers harvesting salt. Visit the neighboring Fulani village where you will receive a royal welcome by the village king. Continue to St. Louis, which is approximately 165 miles from Dakar. Enjoy, the opening night at the Jazz Festival.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence

Day 4: St. Louis

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St-Louis is Senegal’s former French colonial capital. Stroll down the narrow streets flanked by houses with carved wooden balconies and verandas, which are reminders of the colonial French occupation. In the evening, attend jazz performances including Senegal’s Ablaye Cissoko, the remarkable kora player and vocalist.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence

 

Day 5: St. Louis and Vicinity

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Participate in Saint Louis Jazz Festival activities.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence

 

Day 6: St. Louis and Vicinity

Participate in Saint Louis Jazz Festival activities.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at La Residence

 

Day 7: St. Louis /Touba/Dakar

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After breakfast return to Dakar; stop in Touba and visit the Holy City of Touba including the Grand Mosque, the library and the Mouride Community.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

 

Day 8: Dakar

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Attend Dak’ Art exhibitions and activities

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

 

Day 9: Dakar

Attend Dak’ Art exhibitions and activities

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

 

Day 10: Dakar

Attend Dak’ Art exhibitions and activities

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Ndiambour

 

Day 11: Dakar/Depart

After breakfast, day at leisure. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

 

Included in price

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival
  • Roundtrip airport to hotel transfers
  • Assistance with airport departure formalities
  • Hotel accommodation in the properties listed
  • Tours in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guides
  • Meals indicated
  • Admission to sites listed

Not included

  •  International Flights to/from Senegal
  • Cost of visa and immunization
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to driver and guide
  • Admission to Jazz Festival & Dak’Art