10 days in Senegal Itinerary

10 days in Senegal Itinerary

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10 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Dakar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint-Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Joal Fadiouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Somone
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Rochester

3
nights
Dakar

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dakar: Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine) and Village Artisanal de Saly (in Mbour). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves, head off the coast to Goreia Island, get in on the family fun at Accrobaobab Adventure, and pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dakar trip planner .

Rochester, USA to Dakar is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rochester to Dakar is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dakar when traveling from Rochester in July, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Plage Popenguine, Village Artisanal de Saly
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

1
night
Saint-Louis

Saint-Louis ©
West Africa's first French settlement, World Heritage-listed Saint-Louis (or Ndar in Wolof) shows off its colonial architectural style with an ambience of tranquility and historical charm.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Rama diaw, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Le Camee, and finally don't miss a visit to Gandiol.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saint-Louis online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Dakar to Saint-Louis takes 3.5 hours. July in Saint-Louis sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Joal Fadiouth.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Rama diaw ©
Rama diaw

2
nights
Joal Fadiouth

Joal Fadiouth ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parc National du Delta du Saloum. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Musee Mahicao and then don't miss a visit to Joal Fadiout.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Joal Fadiouth trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Saint-Louis to Joal Fadiouth in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saint-Louis in July: highs in Joal Fadiouth hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Somone.

Things to do in Joal Fadiouth

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Musee Mahicao, Parc National du Delta du Saloum
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Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum
Joal Fadiout ©
Joal Fadiout
Musee Mahicao ©
Musee Mahicao

1
night
Somone

Somone ©
A small seaside town that thrives off tourism, Somone offers tropical seaside views from the northwest coast of Africa.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Lagune de la Somone, then stroll through Reserve De Bandia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Somone tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Joal Fadiouth to Somone takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Joal Fadiouth in July, plan for little chillier days in Somone, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Somone

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Reserve De Bandia, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia

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