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West Coast Tours

West Coast Tours Packages
Country: Senegal
City: Saly
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

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Package Itinerary

Day 1- City Tour – Gorée Island

After breakfast we head for a city tour of Dakar.

See the Independence Square, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral “Souvenir African”, the African Renaissance Monument further down, the Divinity Mosque.

You will be driven after to the ferry boarding place for a lifetime visit to the former island of slaves.

Enjoy lunch upon arrival, and then visit the House of Salves where the curator will remind you the dark days of slavery.

Visit the different cells in which they used to live, visit the slaves weighing room, the cell for the children, for the men and for the ladies

Let us walk down the hallway to the door of No Return.

Once out of the House of Slaves, we will walk around the tiny island up to the most elevated part of the island,(the Castel) to catch a nice view of Dakar.

We will see the island Memorial and the remnants of canons dating back to Second World War.

Walk down to the Historical Museum, a place where you will discover the history around Goree and Senegal as well.

In the late afternoon, get back to Dakar with the ferry

Day 2: Dakar – Pink Lake-Lompoul - Desert

After breakfast drive to the salty waters of the Pink Lake situated in the Niayes region in the North of Dakar.

Visit the salt harvesters and interact with them

Let us sail by boat or just float on the pink waters, the same feeling we can get on the Dead Sea

At lunch time you can enjoy your “Chicken Yassa, before driving to the desert.

Nestled between the Eucalyptus forest and the Atlantic Ocean at the south of StLouis, Lompoul is magnificent desert of yellow and pink sandy dune.

We will stop at the Fulani village to change locomotion means, and be transferred to the camp by some Jeeps

Enjoy the sunset before dinner; attend a Djembé folk dance show, followed by a mint tea tasting around a campfire

Overnight in comfortable Moorish tents

Day 3: Lompoul Desert– Joal Fadiouth – Saly

Before breakfast it is a fine moment to have a view on the sand dunes sunshine and drive to the South. Joal, gates of Sine Saloum Delta is also the town city of former President Leopold Sedar Senghor.

Lunch and visit the little village of Fadiouth which is the best witness of the harmony in where the Muslims and the Christians live as good neighbors.

Visit the shell-paved cemetery where both religious communities are buried side by side. From that place catch a nice view of the Saloum Rivers.

Visit the Church and then stop at the sacred baobab, place of rituals and libations

Route back to Saly and overnight

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