Classical Tour of Senegal – Visit Senegal, a nation in West Africa that is located on the western coast of the continent. In the capital city of Dakar, explore the African Renaissance Monument, the Museum of Black Civilization, the portal to no return on Goree Island, Pink Lake, Bandia Park, and Saly Beach.
Upon arrival at the Blaise Diagne International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Relax and unwind for the rest of the day. Hotel: Le Ndiambour
After breakfast, we depart the hotel to the Gare Maritime Port where we go on a 20 minutes sail on a ferry to Goree Island. The tour includes a visit infamous slave house, the ethnographic museum and a briefing by the curator on the history of the Goree, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the narrow streets to explore this historical island. In the afternoon, we cruise back to Dakar and go on a short city tour including the Renaissance Monument and the Museum of Black civilization. We return to the hotel. This evening dinner in a local restaurant for a taste of authentic Senegalese cuisine. Hotel: Le Ndiambour Hotel: Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
After a well deserved breakfast, check out and depart to Bandia game reserve. WE stop to visit Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomenon caused by a unique combination of microorganism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its unique pink color. Interact with the salt harvesters. Get on quad bikes and enjoy adventures in the sand dunes. After lunch we continue to Bandia National Park, an ecological jewel not far from Dakar. Bandia Game Reserve is located in a 3500-hectare wide conservation area. Embark on an unforgettable Safari where you will see numerous animal species native to Senegal including: buffalos, antelopes, impala gazelles, monkeys, tortoises and crocodile in addition to white rhinoceros, kudu, elands, cape moose, giraffes, ostriches, zebras. Stop by the crocodile pool where animals come to drink and buffalos wallow in the mud. You will see numerous bird species including the small hornbills, grey heron, eagles, blackbirds and king fishers. Continue to Samone for overnight. We return to Dakar and transfer to the hotel for the night. Hotel: Le Ndiambour Meals Included: Breakfast , Dinner
Enjoy the day at leisure or complete the city tour of Dakar. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Meals Included: Breakfast