10 days in Senegal Itinerary

10 days in Senegal Itinerary

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10 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  18​h
1
Dakar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Ndangane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Somone
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Charlotte

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: Village Artisanal de Saly (in Mbour) and Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, make a trip to Village des Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of the Divinity.

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Charlotte, USA to Dakar is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Dakar is 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Charlotte in November, with highs in Dakar at 85°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Dakar

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage Popenguine, Village Artisanal de Saly
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), make a trip to Gandiol, look for gifts at Rama diaw, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria.

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You can drive from Dakar to Saint-Louis in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Dakar in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Saint-Louis: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ndangane.

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

1
night
Ndangane

Ndangane ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National du Delta du Saloum.

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Traveling by car from Saint-Louis to Ndangane takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 98°F in November, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Somone.

Things to do in Ndangane

Nature Parks
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Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum

1
night
Somone

Somone ©
A small seaside town that thrives off tourism, Somone offers tropical seaside views from the northwest coast of Africa.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll through L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve De Bandia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagune de la Somone.

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Getting from Ndangane to Somone by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ndangane in November: highs in Somone hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time 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