Discover Senegal

Explore the best of Senegal with highlights such as Pink Lake, where the high concentration of salt and microorganisms gives the water its uniquely pink color; Goree Island, where the tranquil atmosphere and pastel colored houses betray Goree’s infamous past; Abbaye de Keur Moussa, a Benedictine monastery built in the early 1900s
Pink Lake

What we like...

  • Visit the Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the “Door of No Return”
  • Tour the Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomena
  • Take a tour of St-Louis, the former French Colonial Capital of Senegal
  • Visit Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary which has a vast array of birds
Air-Inclusive from
$3,599
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Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from Washington (IAD) valid between April 01 - May 31, 2017 and also August 11 - December 09, 2017

Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to Dakar.

 

DAY 2: DAKAR

On arrival at Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel Le Ndiambour or similar

Hotel Le Ndiambour Pool Hotel Le Ndiambour Dining Hotel Le Ndiambour
 
 

DAY 3: DAKAR

After breakfast depart the hotel and go on a tour of Metropolitan Dakar.

Visit the colorful markets including Tilen Market, famous for a variety of medicinal herbs and traditional healers. Visit the National Art Gallery and the picturesque district of Medina.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel Le Ndiambour or similar

Hotel Le Ndiambour Hotel Le Ndiambour
 
 

DAY 4: DAKAR

After breakfast depart the hotel and visit the Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the “Door of No Return”.

The tour includes a visit to the ethnographic museum and a lecture by the curator on the history of Goree Island.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel Le Ndiambour or similar

 

DAY 5: DAKAR

After breakfast you will be met and depart Dakar for a tour of Pink Lake, a rare natural phenomena caused by a unique combination of microorganism and high concentration of salts which gives the lake its pink color.

Interact with the “Salt Harvesters.” This afternoon continue to St. Louis, Senegal’s former French Colonial Capital.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at La Residence Hotel or similar

La Residence Hotel La Residence furnished and fully equipped apartments La Residence
 
 

DAY 6: DAKAR

After breakfast you will depart the hotel and tour St-Louis, the former French Colonial Capital of Senegal which still has the appearance of an old provincial town – circa 1800’s. Explore the narrow streets flanked by houses with carved

wooden balconies and verandas.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at La Residence Hotel or similar

La Residence Dakar
 
 

DAY 7: DAKAR

After breakfast depart the hotel and head to Dakar.

En route to Dakar, visit Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary which has a vast array of birds including pelicans, ducks, flamingos which are among the nearly 400 bird species. Continue to Dakar for dinner.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel Le Ndiambour or similar

 

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

Enjoy breakfast and morning at leisure before departing to the airport for your onward destination

 

DAY 9: TRAVELING

Arrival in the United States at Washington Dulles (IAD) airports.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED...

 
Round trip coach air on South African Airways from Washington (IAD) Airport to Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport; Accommodation as per the itinerary; Transportation in private vehicle; Experienced tour guide; Entrance fees to listed sites; Most meals as per the itinerary; All ground transfers as per the itinerary
 

EXCLUDES

 
Add on air from other US cities; Meals not listed in itinerary; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. Should you wish to substitute your accommodation to any of our preferred Partner hotels, please feel free to speak to our Africa Experts.

 

Call us on 1-855-359-7228

Air-Inclusive from
$3,599
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from Washington (IAD) valid between April 01 - May 31, 2017 and also August 11 - December 09, 2017

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of March 13, 2017 for departures from Washington Dulles (IAD) between April 01 - May 31, 2017 and also August 11 - December 09, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.