Goree Island is located off the coast of Senegal, opposite Dakar. From the 15th to the 19th century, it was the largest slave trade center on the African coast. R its architecture is characterized by the contrast between the sad quarter of the slaves and the elegant houses of the slave merchants. Today, it continues to serve as a reminder of human exploitation and as a sanctuary for reconciliation. Visit the Gorée Museum. Lunch in Gorée. Lunch in Gorée, departure to visit Dakar, the presidential palace, the Medina district, the market of Tylene to meet the sellers of herbs to the magic dust. Roots, leaves accompanied by a mystical knowledge of nature. Visit the kermel market, the monument of the renaissance: Dinner and night in Gorée in a colonial house or in dakar.
After breakfast departure for the visit of the lake, the salt collectors, a fulani village continues off-road along the most beautiful beach in the footsteps of the famous Paris-Dakar rally in 4x4: Observation of the pink lake whose name is due to the pink color of the waters, with the presence of particular microorganisms Lunch at the lake and continuation in the famous and ancient capital of Senegal Saint Louis. Desert of Lompoul. Overnight in a Bedouin tent at the Mermoz Hotel or similar.
Created in 1971, the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.
Located about sixty kilometers north of Saint-Louis l, the Djoudj park is a succession of wetlands with fresh or brackish water, Sahelian savannah with many canals, lakes, basins and wetlands.......
With an area of 16,000 hectares, 395 bird species (nearly three million birds) have been recorded, making it the third largest bird sanctuary in the world. Boat trip and lunch in a local restaurant to discover Senegalese gastronomy. After lunch, carriage ride to visit the old town of Saint Louis and the most populated fishing district in West Africa. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight at the "Mermoz hotel".
Departure after breakfast to visit the holy city of Touba, lunch along the road or Touba, capital of Muridism, a brotherhood, founded in the late nineteenth century by Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba1 and plays an important economic and political role.
The faithful make an annual pilgrimage to the holy city of Touba, called Magal, which commemorates the departure into exile, in 1895, of Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba under the pressure of the French colonial authority. Visit the mosque, one of the most beautiful religious monuments in West Africa. is revered. Continue to Kaolack. Dinner and overnight at the relay of Kaolack or Toubacouta
Departure after breakfast for Gambia, arrival at the border, a formality for the visa. It is located 167 km southeast of Dakar, on the island of Sainte-Marie (Banjul Island), on the west bank of the mouth of the Gambia River. Visit the market, the ethnographic museum and the sacred cocodriles of Kacikali. Lunch and continuation to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the Atlantic Hotel.
After breakfast, a long transfer, through the beautiful scenery
Casamance, also known as the land of flint, after the reign of Diola who dominated this region, is a land of forests, rivers and streams. The first settlers were surprised by the talent of the Diola architects, builders of impluvium huts and multi-storey huts, as in Mlomp in particular1. Lunch at Ziguinchor, visit of the Ndiambalang impluvium capana, the sacred secuoia of Diokher, and continuation to the island of Egay. Dinner and overnight at Egay Lodge.
Departure after breakfast for capskiring. A mysterious place rich in history, sun, ocean and warmth ... Its beautiful beaches lined with coconut palms, its unique climate in winter and spring. Night in half board in a Maya or Hibiscus hotel or without stress.
Departure after breakfast for the visit of the shell island. Joal, birthplace of Lepopol Sedar Senghor (poet, father of negritude and first president of the Senegalese republic), visit Fadiouth, with its picturesque alleys, its barns on stilts, its cemetery where Muslims and Catholics live together.
Calm and serenity, an undeniable charm. Lunch at Joal and
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