Classic Senegal & The Gambia

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • 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.
Starting and ending in Dakar, the tour Classic Senegal & The Gambia is a guided explorer tour that takes 10 days. You will be traveling through Goree, Lake Retba, Saint-Louis and 7 other destinations in Gambia and Senegal. Classic Senegal & The Gambia is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

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.
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  • 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
  • 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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A deposit of 350 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 18 November 2019 full payment is required.

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.

Other Practical Information
  • 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.
CANCELLATION 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.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.