Secrets of the North Coast


On this route we propose you to enter Africa by Dakarits westernmost gateway. A route that will take you from the fun-filled nights of Dakar to the colonial charm of Saint Louisthrough the Pink Lakethe dunes of Lompoul or the fishing villages of Fas Boue o Yodi. A real adventure on the beach and, equally unforgettable, watching the arrival of the fishermen at sunset, especially in the neighbourhood of Gueth-Ndar, You will see what we are talking about.

During the stay in Saint Louis, you will have time to stroll through the colonial streets of "la Ville", the impressive fishermen's harbour or to sail a stretch of the Senegal River to the nature reserve of the Langue de Barbarieone of the best places in Africa to see migratory birds.

After Saint Louiswe are heading south again, in search of the sunshine of paradise. Saly beaches visiting, along the way, villages peules or through forests of baobabs such as that of the Bandia. We will continue southwards, visiting the fishing village of Mbour or the island of Fadouth. There you will understand why the cemetery of the Fadiouth Island is one of our unforgettable places.

We will also navigate in pirogue by the Sine Saloum deltavisiting fishing villages Serer or stopping on the beaches of an island inhabited only by gigantic baobabs.

And all this accompanied by very good food, which is why Senegal has one of the best kitchens in the world. Africa.

Day 1: Arrival in Dakar (AD)

Day 2: Dakar - Goree - Lac Rose - Lompoul (MP)

Day 3: Lompoul - St. Louis (MP)

Day 4: St. Louis - Parc Djoudj or Langue de Barbarie - Potou (MP)

Day 5: Potou - Sine Saloum (MP)

Day 6: Sine Saloum (PC)

Day 7: Sine Saloum - Joal Fadiaout - Saly (MP)

Day 8: Saly - airport


The route may be subject to variations if circumstances require it. Hotels may be changed to a similar category depending on occupancy.


For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions

Duration of the trip: 8 days


1.765 x person Group of 4 persons
Airfares vary depending on the season and how far in advance they are purchased. Desertando helps you to find the best flights for this trip and we take care of their management if you request it.

Subject to Desertando® general terms and conditions


INCLUDES: airport transfers in Dakarcar route with chauffeur-guide, horse-drawn carriage ride through St Louis, pirogue at Sine Saloumentrance and guided tour at Joal Fadiouth, ferry to the Goree Island and entrance, 7 nights in double room, meals according to programme. Assistance insurance.


NOT INCLUDED: international flight, drinks, tips, optional activities and any other service not mentioned in the INCLUDED section.



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