Less than seven hours from New York is
a country where the sun shines every day.
It is a country steeped in history, culture,
folklore, music and fabulous cuisine.
Senegal is a place where there is a warm
welcome for everyone. There is so much
to see and do in Senegal we would like
to suggest the following itinerary to
whet your appetite!
SAFE AND SOPHISTICATED
Arrive in Dakar, capital of Senegal.
You will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 —
Today a city tour of the points
of interest in Dakar; the beautiful buildings
and palace, IFAN museum where a fine collection
of West African masks is housed, the University
of Dakar and much more.
Day 3 —
This morning is for shoppers! You
will go to the markets, to the tailors
or that special place. Your afternoon
Day 4 —
Today an excursion to the mysterious
rose-colored body of water called the
Pink Lake. Enjoy a Senegalais specialty
for Lunch before continuing to the fishing
town of Cayar where gaily colored ‘pirogues’
battle the surf to bring in the day’s
Day 5 —
Day at leisure. On Sundays you
can have lunch poolside with special entertainment
by the Ballet Folklorique. A spectacular
of dance and African rhythm.
Day 6 —
Today you take the ferry to Goree
Island. Once a major departure point for
millions of slaves to the Americas, the
island with its pink houses and carless
streets evokes many different emotions.
Day 7 —
Time to depart.
Senegal has so much more to offer, ask
us about other day trips and overnight
trips available from Dakar. If time permits
allow yourself some to explore Senegal
in more depth.
GAMBIA (3 Days)
A little added extra would be
a visit to The Gambia and its capital
Day 1 —
Depart Dakar for the Gambia and
its capital Banjul. You will travel pass
the Baobab forest and many small villages.
The busy ferry will take you to Banjul.
This afternoon a city tour.
Day 2 —
Today take the ferry to the north
side of the river and travel through the
countryside to the village of Juffure.
It was here that over 200 years ago Kunta
Kinteh was abducted and sold into slavery.
Day 3 —
Return to Dakar.
There is much to choose from, here are
5 Star 4 Star
SENEGAL: Le Meridien
Presidente Sofitel Teranga Novotel
Savana Ngor Diarama
Novotel Combo Beach Hotel