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Secrets of Senegal


from £1,820 pp

(ex international flights)


12 days

This 12 day tour will take you far from the tourist highlights and show you the beauty of the Casamance region, known as the Green Garden of Senegal. Highlights include: ➣ The musical capital of Dakar and historic Goree Island. ➣ The bustling market town of Kaolack; the gateway to rural Senegal. ➣ Cross the Gambia to the white-sand beaches of Kafountine. ➣ Meet the local Diola people and learn about their animist beliefs. ➣ Discover the bird life of Senegal's wetland reserves. ➣ Explore the streets of Ziguinchor - the capital city of the Casamance region. This off-the-track tours of Casamance gems makes for a unique ways of experiencing this wonderful West African country.

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Day 1 - Dakar

  • Arrival transfer from Dakar airport to your hotel
Dakar, Gorée Island

Day 2 - Dakar, Gorée Island

  • A city tour of Dakar
  • Tour of Gorée Island and the House of Slaves

Day 3 - Kaolack

  • Transfer from Dakar to Kaolack
  • Explore Kaolack Market

Day 4 - Abene

  • Transfer from Kaolack to Kafountine, Casamance Region

Day 5 - Abene

  • Excursion to the Karone islands
  • Cycling tour of Abene
Kafountine, Abene

Day 6 - Kafountine, Abene

  • Boat tour to Kassel Wetland Reserve
  • At leisure in Abene
Cap Skirring

Day 7 - Cap Skirring

  • Transfer from Kafountine to Cap Skirring with stops en route
Cap Skirring

Day 8 - Cap Skirring

  • Diembering village & Museum

Day 9 - Ziguinchor

  • Transfer from Cap Skirring to Ziguinchor
  • Explore Karabane island

Day 10 - Ziguinchor

  • Boat excursion to Kalissaye reserve
  • Ziguinchor city tour

Day 11 - Saly

  • Transfer from Ziguinchor to Saly

Day 12

  • Transfer from Saly to Dakar airport