28 days in Senegal Itinerary

28 days in Senegal Itinerary

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28 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Saint-Louis
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Foundiougne
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mbour
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dakar
— 9 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Budapest

5
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.
When in Saint-Louis, make a side trip to see Lac des Guiers in Louga, approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, make a trip to Gandiol, stop by Rama diaw, and take in the exciting artwork at Village Artisanal.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Louis trip planner .

Budapest, Hungary to Saint-Louis is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Budapest in June, expect Saint-Louis to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. You'll set off for Foundiougne on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lac des Guiers
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Lac des Guiers ©
Lac des Guiers

4
nights
Foundiougne

Foundiougne ©
Foundiougne Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Fatick Region.EconomyFoundiougne is a main hub on the Sine-Saloum river in the Fatick Region of Senegal. Change things up with these side-trips from Foundiougne: Musee Mahicao (in Guilor) and Keur Moussa (in Kaolack). There's still lots to do: stroll through Fathala Reserve and explore the galleries of Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Foundiougne trip planner .

Drive from Saint-Louis to Foundiougne in 6 hours. While traveling from Saint-Louis, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foundiougne, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off toMbour.

Things to do in Foundiougne

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Musee Mahicao, Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta, Keur Moussa
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Musee Mahicao ©
Musee Mahicao
Keur Moussa ©
Keur Moussa
Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta ©

6
nights
Mbour

Mbour ©
One of Senegal's fastest-growing cities, Mbour offers proximity to the capital as well as a taste of the culture of Senegal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mbour: Lagune de la Somone (in Somone), Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine) and Parc National du Delta du Saloum (in Ndangane). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Wed) at Mini Beach by Lamantin. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Reserve De Bandia, look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Tapiceria, and head outdoors with Accrobaobab.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mbour planning app .

Drive from Foundiougne to Mbour in 3 hours. When traveling from Foundiougne in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Mbour, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dakar.

Things to do in Mbour

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thies, Saly, Lagune de la Somone, Parc National du Delta du Saloum, Joal Fadiout
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum

9
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.
When in Dakar, make a side trip to see Le Village des Tortues in Rufisque, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves, get in on the family fun at Accrobaobab Adventure, don't miss a visit to Lago Rosa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dakar tour planner.

Traveling by car from Mbour to Dakar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dakar

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Oh Gallery, Le Village des Tortues
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

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