6 days in Senegal Itinerary

6 days in Senegal Itinerary

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6 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Goree Island
— 1 day
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Drive:  4​h
2
Somone
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Kolda
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Dakar
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
Goree Island

Goree Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Goree Island online trip maker .

Atlanta, USA to Goree Island is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Atlanta in April since evenings lows in Goree Island dip to 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Somone.

Things to do in Goree Island

Historic Sites
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Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee ©
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee

1
night
Somone

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

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Somone vacation planning website .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and car from Goree Island to Somone takes 4 hours. April in Somone sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kolda.

Things to do in Somone

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kolda

Kolda ©
Kolda is a city located in southern Senegal. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National du Niokolo-Koba.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kolda online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Somone to Kolda by combination of car and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Somone in April: highs in Kolda hover around 107°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Kolda

Nature Parks
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Parc National du Niokolo-Koba ©
Parc National du Niokolo-Koba

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night
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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of the Divinity, visit a coastal fixture at Les Mamelles Lighthouse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, and finally examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dakar road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kolda to Dakar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Kolda in April, plan for cooler days in Dakar, with highs around 77°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dakar

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Mosque of the Divinity ©
Mosque of the Divinity

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