8 days in Casamance Itinerary

8 days in Casamance Itinerary

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8 days in Casamance Itinerary

Start: Dakar
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Dakar


Capital of the region of the same name and the largest town in southern Senegal, the port town of Ziguinchor provides a gateway to the scenic landscape of the Casamance region.
Ziguinchor is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Mission Koulangoume.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ziguinchor road trip planner .

Dakar to Ziguinchor is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Dakar in March, plan for much warmer days in Ziguinchor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Kolda.
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Kolda ©
Kolda is a city located in southern Senegal. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National du Niokolo-Koba.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kolda online itinerary planner .

Getting from Ziguinchor to Kolda by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kolda are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Kolda

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Parc National du Niokolo-Koba ©
Parc National du Niokolo-Koba