10 days in Senegal Itinerary

10 days in Senegal Itinerary

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10 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Goree Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  2​h
2
Dakar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ngaparou
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ndangane
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Milan

1
night
Goree Island

Goree Island ©
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Goree Island online trip maker .

Milan, Italy to Goree Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Milan to Goree Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Goree Island, with lows of 24°C. You will leave for Dakar on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Goree Island

Historic Sites
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Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee ©
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Les Mamelles Lighthouse and Lompoul Desert. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ngor Island. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of the Divinity, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Sandaga, explore the galleries of Loman Art House - Art Gallery, and stop by Sea Plaza.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dakar trip planner .

Getting from Goree Island to Dakar by combination of ferry and bus takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Dakar can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ngaparou.

Things to do in Dakar

Nature Parks Shopping
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Lompoul Desert ©
Lompoul Desert
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mosque of the Divinity ©
Mosque of the Divinity

1
night
Ngaparou

Ngaparou ©
On the 27th (Mon), head outdoors with Accrobaobab and then tour the pleasant surroundings at L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ngaparou trip maker app .

You can drive from Dakar to Ngaparou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. May in Ngaparou sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ndangane.

Things to do in Ngaparou

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Accrobaobab
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Accrobaobab ©
Accrobaobab

1
night
Ndangane

Ndangane ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parc National du Delta du Saloum.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ndangane trip planner .

Getting from Ngaparou to Ndangane by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Ngaparou in May, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Ndangane: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Ndangane

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Gandiol, enjoy some diversion at Ibrahim & Cie, then browse the exhibits of Galerie Arte, then stop by Rama diaw, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Village Artisanal.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint-Louis visit planner.

You can drive from Ndangane to Saint-Louis in 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ndangane in May; daily highs in Saint-Louis reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Beaches Nature Wildlife
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Village Artisanal ©
Village Artisanal