Tour of Dakar
6 Hours (From Lagos)
6th Mar 2017 - 9th Mar 2017
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Arrive Dakar at 2:35pm and get transferred to your hotel, Novotel Dakar. After check in, you will be taken to catch a ferry to Gorée Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site off the coast of Dakar. Have lunch at Dolce Vita before continuing on to explore the island. Wander through the narrow, colorful streets and shop for local arts and souvenirs. Visit the House of Slaves and its Door of no return, the IFAN Historical Museum and wind down on the beach afterwards.
After breakfast, explore the city of Dakar on a short tour. Visit the African Renaissance Monument, the Grand Mosque of Dakar and Les Mamelles Lighthouse before heading east to see the remarkable pink waters of Lac Rose. Afterwards you will take a boat to the beautiful rocky island, Ile de Madeleine, where you will swim and cool off from the day's adventures.
Head off to Bandia Reserve after breakfast, where you will go on a short safari and game drive to see animals such as giraffes, antelopes, rhinoceros, jackals, impalas, ostriches, crocodiles, gazelles, monkeys and more, in the 3.5 hectare nature reserve. When you return, you will be taken to Pointe des Almadies to see to the Furthest Point West on African Mainland. Have a late lunch or dinner at Restaurant La Pointe des Almadies before returning to your hotel.
After check out you will be transferred to Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport to catch your 3:25pm flight to Lagos.