Special Tour

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Casamance wonders: 8days/7nights round trip Senegal.2014/2015

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This trip will take you to the beautiful region of Casamance located in the South-west region of Senegal. You will have the chance to discover the stunningly wonderful virgin beaches of this region and the Diola tribe’s rich cultures. Enjoy both boat ride to this scenic spot and land excursion to explore the hidden gem of this amazing location.

Suggested itinerary:

Day 1:

Arrive at Dakar airport. Meet and greet with your tour guide. Then transfer to hotel Brazzerade or similar in Dakar. Bed and breakfast. (You can enjoy Dakar nightlife with its concerts, live music show, cafe…)

Day 2:

Transfer in the morning to Dakar airport and take your flight (1hour flight) to Ziguinchor capital city of the Casamance region. You will have a short city tour in Ziguinchor to visit some local fruit juice processing units run by women, local markets, art craft market, Djibelor Farm with its exotic plants and its crocodile farm. In the afternoon you will visit Enampore Diola village and the former Seleki kingdom village. Check in hotel Kadiandoumagne 3star or similar. Dinner + bed and breakfast.

Day 3:

Check out at 9: am and transfer to Edioungou pottery village famous for its art craft pottery. You will discover some of their know-how to make very nice potteries. Then proceed your trip towards Elinkine village where you will take local boats called pirogues for a ride down to Karabane Island. Visit Karabane village with its old French Church. Overnight at hotel Karabane lodge. Dinner + BB.

Day 4:

In the morning you will enjoy a boat ride to Pointe Saint George Coastal village and have a chance to see some dolphins and the rare manatees in Africa. In the afternoon you will have an eco trekking around this marvelous nature. Check in a lodge at Pointe Saint George. Dinner + Breakfast.

Day 5:

In the morning you will enjoy watching manatees and transfer by local boat to Elinkine village where you get on vehicle to drive towards Mlomp Diola typical village. You will visit this village with its unique architecture and their ethno-Museum to get immersed up into the Diola’s tribe culture. Then Continuation to Oussouye village and discover this Diola kingdom with their king. After this insightful experience transfer to Capskiring beach village. Check in Hotel Hibiscus 3star located at the amazing beach side of the Atlantic Ocean. Dinner + breakfast at the hotel.

Day 6:

Start in the morning with an excursion to Bouyouye Diembering village and discover its ‘’case à Tambour’’ or hut with big drum, visit Sagawatt Museums featuring Diola traditional religion called animism and have a cultural exchange with local people. Return to hotel in the afternoon. Free time. You can enjoy some biking tours to visit the nearby Kabrousse village. Dinner + breakfast at the same hotel.

Day 7:

Free time in the morning. Around midday transfer to Ziguinchor for a last city tour and transfer to the domestic airport in the afternoon and take your flight back to Dakar. Check in hotel Le virage.Bed and breakfast. (You can enjoy Dakar nightlife with its concerts, live music show, café, bars…)

Day 8:

Transfer to Dakar international airport and fly back home.
End of the trip.

Group size:

Minimum: 2persons.
Maximum: 10persons.
 
Rates per person in double room sharing: 1980 USD
 
Supplement Single: 230 USD

NB: These rates include:

  • Accommodation on double room in hotels and lodges as specified.
  • Meals indicated on the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees, tickets museums and local taxes.
  • Private Transportation on air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Domestic flight(Dakar-Ziguinchor-Dakar)
  • Professional English speaking guide services.
  • Assistance during all the stay.
  • All the excursions listed on the program.

Not included: International flights, personal expenses, tips, New Year and Christmas supplement…
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