In this unique tour ,you have an array of sites of great importance to discover .Explore Gorée island a world heritage ,famous for having been the greatest slaves depot in West African .See the world-wide known Slaves House and its famous «Door Of No Return » .Have a boat ride on the Gambia river to see the hippopotamus,the baboons and the birds.Visit one of the world most beautiful site :Dindefelo water falls .A unique site by its beauty. Discover another cultural jerem :the Bedick tribe .Do a trekking of about an hour to climb the hill and see the Bedick tribe ,classified living world heritage . Explore a village ,get an immersion in their culture ,and be initiated to some of their activities
. Itinerary :
Day 1 :Arrival at airport ,welcome and transfer to your hotel.Donner and overnight at NDaali or MBaila hotel
Day 2 : Explore Gorée island and Dakar.
Departure for our meeting with the history of mankind,to explore :Gorée island where in the early 15th century ,millions of Black people were enslaved and shipped for the Americas. We will lay bare ,slavery on Gorée island ,exploring the slaves houses and its famous “DOOR OF NO RETURN”,before ending with all the heritage .There ,you will learn, how Black people were enslaved,humiliated ,abused for centuries . Lunch in a sea view Restaurant,on the island. Then explore Dakar ,to see its cultural park ,an architectural wonder composed of the monument of the African Renaissance,the Gate of the third millenium,the big theatre,the monument of black civilisations ,the railroad station and so on .Dinner and overnight at NDaali hotel or MBaila
Day 3: MBour —Wassadou,near the Gambia river
From MBour ,we move in the inland ,crossing the forest dominated by the Baobab called :The pachyderm of the African savannah. See also the nomads with their huge herds of cows. Enjoy a myriad of scenes of the locals daily activities .Visit Douba village and see its stones circles. Lunch in Relais de Tambacounda hotel and continuation to Wassadou. Upon arrival ,have a boat ride on the Gambia river to see the hippopotamus ,the baboons and the birds .Diner and overnight in the Ecolodge of Wassadou ,with a wonderful view on the Gambia river.
Day 4 : Wassadou —Kedougou
We cross the Park over more than a hundred kilometers ,with the possibility to see some wild animals,the baboons ,and some giant termites mounts .Enjoy this virgen forest classified world heritage .On the way ,see also the gold mines on the roadside .And the locals exploiting them traditionally.Enjoy the sublime beauty of the location with the first mountains and the Gambia river meandering the region. Lunch in Bedick hotel of Kédougou .After ,explore Kédougou Central Market .Dinner and overnight at Bedick hotel of Kédougou.
Day 5 :Kédougou —Dindefelo —Bandafassi .
From Kedougou,we move southward at few kilometers from the border with Guinea. On the way ,we will see many Fula typical villages and a wonderful virgen forest .Upon arrival at Dindefelo village ,a 45 minutes trekking will lead us to one of the most site of the world :Dindefelo falls .Admire such impressive beauty ! You will also have the possibility to swim here ! Lunch in Dindefelo Village lodge . Continuation to Bandafassi .Dinner and overnight at Chez Leontine Camp .
Day 6 :Bandafassi —Iwol Bedick village —Tambacounda.
From Bandafassi ,we move southward for our meeting with the Bedick of Iwol . The Bedicks are a small minority living on the hills for centuries. For them ,it was the only way to escape from attempt of being converted in Muslims during the tribal wars against the Fulani .In so doing ,they ended by keeping intact all their culture .If you visit them ,you got the impression to be some centuries back. A 45 minutes trekking will lead us to their village .Encounter with the chief and the rest of the population.Here ,the married ladies ,to show their marital status have a porcupine needle across the noose.Have a click of some scenes of their daily activities. And continuation to Tambacounda. As lunch ,we will have a picnic ordered from Bedick hotel in Kédougou .Picnic under a tree .Dinner and overnight in Relais de Tambacounda hotel.
Day 7 : Tambacounda —MBour
it's a transfer to MBour ,crossing again the African savannah.Lunch at Relais de Kaolack hotel .Continuation to MBour .Dinner and overnight in NDaali hotel or MBaila hotel.
Day 8 :Transfer to airport
Enjoy the beach and the sea .According to your fly ,we will take you back to the airport . End of services.
Phone number/WhatsApp :+221 776494868
Price:at your request
Included in the cost:
My time and services as English guide
All the tour in half board
An air conditioned vehicle
All the museums fee
Ferry ticket for Gorée island
All the visits
Bedick village fee
Dindefelo falls fee
A 4 WD to join Dindefelo
All applicable taxes