8 days in Senegal Itinerary

8 days in Senegal Itinerary

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8 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h
1
Dakar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Somone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Foundiougne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: London

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar, then don't miss a visit to Lago Rosa, and then examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Accrobaobab Adventure and then pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dakar trip site .

London, UK to Dakar is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Dakar at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Dakar

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

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 11th (Tue): stop by Rama diaw, tour the pleasant surroundings at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Le Camee, and finally don't miss a visit to Gandiol. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Ibrahim & Cie, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria, and then view the masterpieces at Galerie Arte.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint-Louis online route planner .

Drive from Dakar to Saint-Louis in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Dakar in February, you will find days in Saint-Louis are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Somone.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

1
night
Somone

Somone ©
A small seaside town that thrives off tourism, Somone offers tropical seaside views from the northwest coast of Africa.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Reserve De Bandia, then stroll through L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, and then stroll through Lagune de la Somone.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Somone trip builder .

Drive from Saint-Louis to Somone in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Saint-Louis in February, you will find days in Somone are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Foundiougne.

Things to do in Somone

Wildlife Parks

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

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fathala Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Foundiougne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Somone to Foundiougne in 4 hours. When traveling from Somone in February, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Foundiougne: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foundiougne

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta
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Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta ©

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