2 days 1 night
Visit Saint Louis, the historic capital of Senegal’s colonial period, which retains the aspect of an ancient provincial town. Visit the sacred city of Touba as well as the Djoudj National Bird Park, one of the most important bird sanctuaries on earth.
Leave Dakar after breakfast and go to Saint Louis, which has recently become well-known for its annual Jazz Festival. While traveling, stop in Thies to see out the little colonial museum and the tapestry studio, where you may buy unique patterns.
We get to Saint Louis in the late afternoon, where we head to the hotel in time to check in before lunch.
View the colorful mansions with wooden balconies and verandas by taking a horse-drawn carriage or driving through the narrow streets of the former colonial capital of Senegal and West Africa in the late afternoon.
We travel to Guet Ndar, a fishing village between the Atlantic Ocean and the west bank of the Senegal River, through the Faidherbe Bridge. It is home to the Lebou tribe of people. Connect with the local fisherman and learn how fish is transported to different regions. Fishing is a common daily activity here.
Meals included: No
After a restful night and a delectable breakfast, take a picturesque drive to one of the most well-known bird sanctuaries in the world, the Djoudj National Bird Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take a pirogue ride for a breathtaking view of the numerous cormorant, pelican, duck, flamingo, and other bird species. Crocodiles, boas, wild boars, and other animals could also be present.
After lunch, go back to Saint Louis before returning to Dakar. Visit one or two communities on the route. Transfer to your Dakar hotel or home. Service completed
Meals included: Breakfast