16 days in Senegal Itinerary

16 days in Senegal Itinerary

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16 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  30​h
1
Dakar
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kolda
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ndangane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saly
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Sydney


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3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee and Grand Mosque of Dakar. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, pause for some photo ops at Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, don't miss a visit to Lago Rosa, and admire the masterpieces at IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dakar day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Dakar is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Dakar due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Dakar are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kolda.

Things to do in Dakar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

4
nights
Kolda

Kolda
Kolda is a city located in southern Senegal. To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kolda day trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Dakar to Kolda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Dakar, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Kolda, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 18°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Ndangane.

Things to do in Kolda

Nature Parks

3
nights
Ndangane

Ndangane ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parc National du Delta du Saloum and Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta. Go for a jaunt from Ndangane to Joal Fadiouth to see Joal Fadiout about 34 minutes away.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ndangane online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Kolda to Ndangane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kolda in January, Ndangane is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saly.

Things to do in Ndangane

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Joal Fadiout, Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta, Musee Mahicao
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Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum
Musee Mahicao ©
Musee Mahicao
Joal Fadiout ©
Joal Fadiout

2
nights
Saly

Saly ©
On the 12th (Sun), stroll through L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagune de la Somone, and then stroll through Reserve De Bandia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try out the rides at Mini Beach by Lamantin and then stop by Village Artisanal de Saly.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saly vacation planner.

Getting from Ndangane to Saly by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Ndangane in January, plan for slightly colder days in Saly, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saly

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lagune de la Somone, Village Artisanal de Saly, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Village Artisanal de Saly ©
Village Artisanal de Saly