Circuit Colors of Senegal
PROGRAM AT € 700
10 days / 9 nights
- Circuit in 4 and 3 stars
- Evening animated by a folk group included
- Senegalese specialties lunches
- A Crayfish dinner
Day 3 : PINK LAKE / SAINT - LOUIS
Breakfast and departure for the beach of the arrival of " Paris / Dakar" with a small 6x6 ride on the dunes you will witness the extraction of salt by the Fulani women of the surrounding villages . This operation, with peaks , is a windfall that sustains many families.
It is also the end point of the famous " Rally Paris . - Dakar " route to St. Louis and arrival around 13h for lunch Lunch in a restaurant in the city.
St. Louis, where one can feel the atmosphere both strange and familiar , admire the finesse of the balconies hanging on the beautiful colonial houses and follow the gradient of yellow ocher shades offered the streets as the sun's position.
Departure for the visit of the city in a carriage :
- The famous bridge Faidherbe (500 m long) shipped to st louis in 1897 after a huge administrative error
- The village of interesting fishermen in the morning and evening when you see the huge boats cross the bar
- The Muslim cemetery in the district of Guet Ndar . The tombs are poles covered with fishing nets
- The Sor market ( before taking the bridge) many stalls bark of all kinds each having property to cure one or more diseases
- The beautiful station arch style " New Orleans "
Transfer to Hotel Mermoz 3 * or similar
Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 4 : SAINT -LOUIS / DJOUDJ / SAINT -LOUIS
It's Departure after breakfast for the Djoudj Park
A canoe tour you will discover the National Park of Djoudj , which covers 16,000 ha 3rd bird sanctuary in the world, ride motorized canoe to see the flight of thousands of birds : pelicans fly , cormorants diving ; show both unique and strange (NB : the ride Djoudj can be replaced by the Langue de Barbarie depending on weather conditions) .Visit carriage St. Louis , northern capital founded by settlers. Visit the fishing village of Guet Ndar , the famous Faidherbe bridge, the cemetery Muslim market Sor . Return to the hotel Dinner and overnight .
Day 5 : SAINT -LOUIS / Touba / Kaolack / Pelican
Departure for the city of Touba , in Senegal considered as the holy city of Islam with its minaret 86 meters high , the highest in West Africa.
Continuation to Kaolack. Capital peanuts , it has one of the largest markets in the country . Its arcaded galleries , midway arabesques Baltard and tales of the Arabian Nights , date of settlement
Lunch at the Paris hotel and departure for the Saloum region.
Stop the salt marshes and on to Fatick Ndangane continuation to the hotel Pelican
Day 6 : THE DELTA Saloum
Departure for a day trip decorated with a picnic on a wild beach of the Saloum Delta . An ideal area for animal life, especially birds. Amid the intertwined roots of mangroves , white storks search the vessel. On land , magpies squeak seize their prey on the long spines of the acacia trees. White egret colonies followed solitary cormorant chase shoals of small fish . palm groves are home to birds in bright plumage.
Back and drive to Saly ; arrival at the hotel the Bougainvillea
Dinner and overnight
7th Day : Saly PORTUDAL
After breakfast, Drive to Mbour.
City tour , the covered market and fishing port and the nursery and back to Saly lunch at the winery wines . Back at the hotel, lobster dinner , folkloric show and night
8th Day : Saly / BANDIA
After breakfast , depart for Bandia
Visit the reserve which killed more than 3,000 hectares with possibility to see 40-50 species of animals in the wild : rhinos, warthogs , giraffes, buffaloes , monkeys, 15-20 species of antelope and hundreds of bird species . Back in Saly, lunch at the Safari Beach, relaxing on the beach , return to hotel , dinner and overnight .
Day 9 :
Free day with full board in hotel
Depending on flight hours transfer back
Flight to France