Classic Senegal & The Gambia

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Dakar, Senegal
  • Ends Dakar, Senegal
  • Visit historic Goree Island.
  • See workers collecting salt at Lake Retba.
  • Spot pelicans and flamingos at a bird sanctuary.
  • Relax on the beaches of Banjul.
Classic Senegal & The Gambia tour starts and ends in Dakar. Classic Senegal & The Gambia is an explorer tour that takes 10 days taking you through Dakar, Senegal and other destinations in Senegal.

Merging cultural experiences with important histories and stunning landscapes, this 10-day tour through Senegal and The Gambia brings you to a part of Africa that's seldom explored. Learn about daily life in a local Wolof village, immerse yourself in Gambia's important slave history, and get time to relax on sandy beaches in between. Experience what West Africa has to offer before the rest of the world gets to these unique destinations.
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 96 reviews
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Sep 15 2019
“It's hard to believe this trip was only 6 days, as so many activities and sights were fit in. Tour guides excellent and very knowledgeable. Highly reccommend!”
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5 - Excellent
  • Josh
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 22 2018
“Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Iceland is truly spectacular. Our guide was professional and the tour was well laid out. Great way to explore Iceland.”
Review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Jun 10 2019
“Incredible experience made a million times more memorable due to the warm, welcoming, new G-adventure family I had. Cannot fault the team.”
  • Day 1: Dakar
  • Day 2: Dakar & Goree Island
  • Day 3: Lake Retba/Lompoul Desert
  • Day 4: Lompoul/Saint-Louis
  • Day 5: Djoudj NP
  • Day 6: Saint-Louis/Kaolack
  • Day 7: Kaolack/Banjul
  • Day 8: Banjul
  • Day 9: Banjul/Somone
  • Day 10: Somone/Dakar Airport
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • Standard hotels/guesthouses (9 nts).
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD195-255 for meals not included.
  • Private minibus, ferry, 4x4, boat, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) and driver throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Goree Island tour
  • Lake Retba visit
  • Lompoul Desert stay and traditional Senegalese dinner
  • Saint-Louis calèche tour
  • Djoudj National Park boat tour
  • Local Wolof village visit
  • Touba Grand Mosque
  • Tour of Jufureh and Kunta Kinteh Island
  • Half day Banjul city tour
  • Mbour fish market visit
  • Free time at Somone beach
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Any international flights to/from Dakar are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Classic Senegal & The Gambia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Classic Senegal & The Gambia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Classic Senegal & The Gambia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Classic Senegal & The Gambia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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