50 days in Senegal Itinerary

50 days in Senegal Itinerary

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50 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  22​h
1
Dakar
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint-Louis
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kaolack
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Foundiougne
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ndangane
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mbour
— 7 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
7
Goree Island
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

8
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.
Head to Loman Art House - Art Gallery and Galerie Artefor some retail therapy. Les Mamelles Lighthouse and Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar will appeal to history buffs. When in Dakar, make a side trip to see Le Village des Tortues in Rufisque, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of the Divinity, browse the exhibits of Oh Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum).

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

Ahmedabad, India to Dakar is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Dakar. Traveling from Ahmedabad in June, expect Dakar to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Saint-Louis.

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
IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum) ©
IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum)
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
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.
Let the collections at Galerie Arte and Le Camee capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerie Ethiopiques and Village Artisanal. When in Saint-Louis, make a side trip to see Lac des Guiers in Louga, approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, look for gifts at Rama diaw, enjoy some diversion at Ibrahim & Cie, and make a trip to Gandiol.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Louis online travel route planner .

You can drive from Dakar to Saint-Louis in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Saint-Louis can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Kaolack.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Kaolack

Kaolack ©
Kaolack is a town of 172,305 people on the north bank of the Saloum River and the N1 road in Senegal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Great Mosque and Stone Circles of Senegambia.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaolack travel route planner.

Drive from Saint-Louis to Kaolack in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Saint-Louis, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kaolack, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Foundiougne.

Things to do in Kaolack

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Great Mosque
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Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque
Stone Circles of Senegambia ©
Stone Circles of Senegambia
Keur Moussa ©
Keur Moussa

7
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. Foundiougne is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fathala Reserve and admire the masterpieces at Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Foundiougne itinerary planning site .

Getting from Kaolack to Foundiougne by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Foundiougne can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Ndangane.

Things to do in Foundiougne

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta
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Fathala Reserve ©
Fathala Reserve
Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta ©

7
nights
Ndangane

Ndangane ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parc National du Delta du Saloum and Musee Mahicao.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ndangane day trip site .

Traveling by car from Foundiougne to Ndangane takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll set off for Mbour on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Ndangane

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Musee Mahicao
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Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum
Musee Mahicao ©
Musee Mahicao

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Plage Popenguine and Lagune de la Somone. Grande Mosquee Gandigal-Est and Museo de la Tapiceria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Joal Fadiout (in Joal Fadiouth), L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique (in Ngaparou) and Accrobaobab (in Thies). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Mon) at Mini Beach by Lamantin. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve De Bandia and stop by Village Artisanal de Saly.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mbour road trip planning tool .

Drive from Ndangane to Mbour in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ndangane in July, you will find days in Mbour are a bit cooler (35°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). You will leave for Goree Island on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Mbour

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Thies, Saly, Lagune de la Somone, Joal Fadiout, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique
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Plage Popenguine ©
Plage Popenguine
Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia

6
nights
Goree Island

Goree Island ©
Goree Island is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Goree Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Mbour to Goree Island in 4 hours. July in Goree Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Goree Island

Historic Sites
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Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee ©
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee

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