The Gambia & Senegal Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of West Africa with our Senegal and Gambia tour.
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Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of West Africa with our Senegal and Gambia tour.

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Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • All meals included
  • Arrival and departure support and guidance
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Entrance fees to various attractions
  • Overnight in a 5-star Hotel - Breakfast and Dinner
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • Visa arrangements
Price does not include
  • Gratuity
  • International flight.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses like internet usage, and telephone charges
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa expenses

West African Odyssey: From Historic Dakar to the Enchanting Pink Lake

Embark on a captivating West African expedition, The Gambia & Senegal Tour. where every destination unfolds a chapter of history, culture, and natural wonders. Your journey commences in Dakar, a vibrant city resonating with the beats of local music and the charm of colorful markets. A short ferry ride takes you to Goree Island, a poignant UNESCO World Heritage site bearing witness to the dark legacy of the transatlantic slave trade, with its historic House of Slaves.

Continuing northward, the historical town of Saint Louis beckons, offering a unique blend of French colonial architecture and Senegalese traditions. Explore its lively streets on a traditional caleche (horse and carriage) ride, immersing yourself in the town’s rich cultural tapestry.

Venture into the desert for an exhilarating camel ride at Lompoul, where vast golden dunes stretch as far as the eye can see. Experience the enchantment of a desert camp, sleeping under the stars in Lompoul, embracing the serene beauty of the Sahara.

Touba, a sacred city, awaits with its grand mosque and spiritual significance. Kaolack and Sine Ngayenne introduce you to local traditions and the remarkable megalithic site of over a thousand carved stones, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Jufureh and James Island in The Gambia carry echoes of Kunta Kinte’s legacy, with visits to historic sites providing insights into the region’s slave trade history. The journey continues to Banjul, The Gambia’s capital, offering exploration opportunities at Abuko Nature Reserve and a scenic cruise along the Sine Saloum River.

Saly, a coastal resort town, invites relaxation and exploration, while Bandia Park provides a safari-like experience with its diverse wildlife. Concluding the adventure, the Pink Lake, or Retba, captivates with its unique pink hues, a result of high salt content and the presence of microorganisms.

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  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
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  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
Day 1

Arrival in Dakar

Experience the heartbeat of Dakar as you arrive in a city pulsating with vibrant energy. Immerse yourself in the local markets, where every corner tells a story, and soak in the lively atmosphere that defines this dynamic metropolis. As the day unfolds, retreat to the indulgence of a 5-star luxury hotel for an unforgettable overnight stay. Here, modern elegance meets comfort, ensuring a seamless blend of cultural exploration and refined relaxation. Dakar invites you to be captivated by its rhythm, indulge in its flavors, and unwind in the lap of luxury. Your journey begins with the allure of the city's streets and culminates in the opulence of your overnight sanctuary.

Day 2

Goree Island

Embark on a captivating journey of discovery as you board a ferry to Goree Island, a UNESCO-listed site famed for its historical House of Slaves. Feel the weight of history in every step as you explore this poignant location. After absorbing the profound heritage, return to Dakar for an evening that tantalizes the senses with local cuisine and the rhythmic beats of authentic music. Let the tales of Goree Island linger in your heart as you savor the flavors and sounds of Dakar, creating memories that intertwine the past and present. This immersive experience invites you to uncover history's echoes while indulging in the vibrant pulse of contemporary Senegal.

Day 3

Saint Louis Exploration

Embark on a journey northward to Saint Louis, a captivating fusion of French colonial architecture and Senegalese culture. Indulge in the allure of this enchanting town as you experience the traditions from a bygone era with a delightful caleche ride through its historic streets. Marvel at the seamless blend of two worlds, where ornate facades tell tales of colonial influence, and the vibrant pulse of Senegalese life adds a contemporary rhythm. Saint Louis invites you to stroll through its charming alleys, immersing yourself in the distinctive charm that defines this cultural crossroads. Let each cobblestone beneath your feet carry you through a living canvas, where history and modernity intertwine seamlessly.

Day 4

Camel Ride and Desert Camp at Lompoul

Embark on an enchanting camel ride through Lompoul's golden dunes, immersing yourself in the captivating allure of the Sahara. A night of pure magic awaits as you retreat to a desert camp, where the celestial canopy becomes your ceiling, and the vastness of the desert unfolds beneath. Surrender to the rhythmic footsteps of your camel, traversing the undulating landscapes as the sun dips below the horizon. The allure of the desert at night, with its serene silence and a sky ablaze with stars, creates an unforgettable tableau. It's more than a journey; it's an immersive encounter with the Sahara's mystique, leaving indelible memories etched in the sands of Lompoul.

Day 5

Touba's Sacred Grand Mosque

Discover Touba, a sacred city renowned for its grand mosque and profound spiritual significance. Immerse yourself in local traditions, experiencing the heartbeat of Senegal's cultural tapestry. Continue your odyssey to Kaolack, where the essence of Senegal's rich heritage comes to life. Uncover the vibrant hues of tradition, from lively markets to age-old customs. Each step echoes with the rhythm of a culture deeply rooted in history. Let the grandeur of Touba and the cultural richness of Kaolack be your guide as you traverse the landscapes of spiritual discovery and heritage exploration in this enchanting corner of Senegal.

Day 6

Sine Ngayenne's Megalithic

Uncover the wonders of the megalithic site of Sine Ngayenne, featuring over a thousand intricately carved stones—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the profound historical significance etched into each stone, as you explore this captivating testament to human craftsmanship and heritage. Sine Ngayenne stands as a living narrative, preserving ancient stories and cultural legacies in its hallowed stones. This awe-inspiring site invites you to delve into the mysteries of the past, where every stone tells a tale of resilience and artistic brilliance. Join us on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the magic of Sine Ngayenne, a place where history comes alive in the form of these majestic megaliths.

Day 7

Jufureh and James Island

Journey into The Gambia, where history comes alive in Jufureh and James Island, intricately linked to Kunta Kinte. Immerse yourself in the poignant narrative of the region's slave trade legacy, unraveling stories etched in time. From this profound exploration, venture onward to the vibrant city of Banjul, where modernity meets tradition. The Gambia beckons with tales of resilience and cultural heritage, inviting you to walk the same paths as those who came before. Discover the threads that connect past and present, as every step unfolds the layers of a compelling history. This is more than a mere visit; it's an odyssey through time, where echoes of the past resonate in the present.

Day 8

Abuko Reserve and Sine Saloum

Discover the rich biodiversity of Abuko Nature Reserve before indulging in a scenic cruise along the Sine Saloum River. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the riverine landscape, where nature unfolds its beauty at every turn. Encounter diverse ecosystems along the riverbanks, from lush mangrove forests to vibrant bird sanctuaries. Our River Cruise promises an enchanting journey, allowing you to witness the harmonious coexistence of wildlife and serene waters. Let the gentle current guide you through this captivating experience, where the natural world unveils its secrets, and every moment becomes a snapshot of tranquility and exploration. Join us for a voyage that transcends the ordinary, offering a tapestry of sights and sounds that linger in your memory.

Day 9

Saly and Bandia Park Safari

Indulge in tranquility in Saly, a serene coastal resort town, and experience the thrill of a safari-style adventure within the captivating landscapes of Bandia Park. Immerse yourself in the allure of nature as you encounter a myriad of wildlife species. Saly offers a perfect retreat with its pristine beaches, allowing you to unwind amidst the gentle lull of ocean waves. Meanwhile, in Bandia Park, the savannah awaits, providing a unique opportunity to witness the beauty and diversity of the natural world. This juxtaposition of coastal serenity and untamed wilderness ensures a harmonious blend of relaxation and excitement, making your getaway an unforgettable journey into the heart of Senegal's natural wonders.

Day 10

Pink Lake Marvels Departure

Wrap up your West African odyssey by visiting the Pink Lake, where nature paints a mesmerizing canvas with its unique pink hues. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery that envelops the lake, capturing the essence of this enchanting locale. Take a leisurely stroll along the lake's shores, absorbing the tranquility and beauty that define this natural wonder. As the sun sets on your exploration, bid a fond farewell to the Pink Lake and the myriad experiences it bestowed upon your journey. This final chapter encapsulates the magic of West Africa, leaving you with indelible memories of a truly extraordinary adventure.

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  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Goree Island
  • Saint Louis
  • Lompoul
  • Touba
  • Kaolack
  • Sine Ngayenne
  • Jufureh, The Gambia
  • James Island
  • Banjul, The Gambia
  • Abuko Nature Reserve
  • Sine Saloum River
  • Saly
  • Bandia Park
  • Pink Lake (Retba)
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