Tour of Dakar & Banjul
6 Hours (From Lagos)
28th Sep 2018 - 3rd Oct 2018
Fare is subject to availability.
Arrive Dakar and get to your hotel accommodation. Relax after check in and spend the rest of your day at your leisure.
After breakfast, set off to explore the city of Dakar. You will be taken to catch a ferry to Gorée Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site off the coast of Dakar. Wander through the narrow, colorful streets and shop for local arts and souvenirs. Visit the House of Slaves, the Door of No Return and the IFAN Historical Museum. Have lunch at Dolce Vita before continuing on to Lac Rose to see the remarkable pink Lake.
Return to the hotel after the tour. Relax before hitting the town to check out the nightlife.
After breakfast you will depart for Ile de Makeleine. Take a boat to the beautiful rocky unspoiled island. Bask in the raw barren beauty of nature before departing to the Pointe des Almadies, the Westernmost Point of the African mainland. You will have lunch at the Restaurant La Pointe des Almadies before returning to your hotel to spend the rest of the day on the beach.
Depart Dakar at 6am for a 5hr road trip to Banjul. Once in Gambia, you will be taken on a half day city tour of Banjul after which you will settle into your 5 star beach resort hotel to enjoy the rest of your day swimming or relaxing on the beach.
After breakfast, you will hop aboard a luxury African style pirogue, to sail through the River Gambia. This trip will take you to Banjul, the creeks and Lamin Lodge. Several stops will be made for you to swim and to test your fishing skills. You will have lunch aboard the boat before returning to your hotel.
Have a lazy morning at the resort or get a spa treatment and enjoy a delicious breakfast before checking out to return to your city.