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Senegal and The Gambia

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Dakar, Senegal
  • Ends Dakar, Senegal
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  • Djoudj One of the most important bird sanctuaries in the world.
  • Gambia River A two day cruise on the mighty Gambia River through tropical forest, bamboo groves, rice paddies and mangroves.
  • Saloum Delta Explore the river delta by traditional pirogue through mangroves and aquatic birds.
  • Isle de Goree A tranquil island rich in history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Fadiout A charming fishing village entirely constructed with shells.
  • Saint Louis Visit a 19th century French colonial town by caleche.
  • Wassu Stone Circles Ancient burial sites and megalithic circles.
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The "Senegal And The Gambia" trip starts and ends in Dakar. It is an active and outdoor tour that takes 13 days taking you through Toubakouta, Ndangane and Goree in Senegal. "Senegal And The Gambia" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover tropical Anglo-influenced Gambia and exotic Francophile Senegal, and compare the colonial imprints in this beautiful region on this West African adventure. Walk through slow-paced French colonial towns, see prolific birdlife and explore some of the region's finest national parks. Djoudj - Visit one of the most important bird sanctuaries in the world Gambia River - Sleep aboard a boat on the mighty Gambia River and sail through tropical forest, bamboo groves, rice paddies and mangroves Saloum Delta - Explore the river delta by traditional pirogue boat passing through mangroves looking for a range of aquatic birds
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  • Glenn
  • On Feb 23 2020
5 - Excellent
A most enjoyable trip in two very interesting countries. Given the general lack of tourist infrastructure in both countries the itinerary was really good and the facilities as good as possible.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Dakar (Senegal)
  • Day 2 : Ferry to the Island of Goree; Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Day 3 : Visit to the Pink Lake followed by an afternoon drive to the old French Capital of West Africa; St. Louis
  • Day 4 : Djoudj bird reserve and St Louis;- Visit a charming french colonial town
  • Day 5 : Explore the Langue de Barbarie by motorised pirogue
  • Day 6 : Drive to Georgetown (Gambia) via Touba Mosque
  • Day 7 : Cruise along the Gambia River and visit an archaeological mystery, the Wassau Stone Circles
  • Day 8 : Bird and wildlife spotting as we cruise down the river; afternoon arrival at Tendaba river camp
  • Day 9 : At Tendaba; visits to Kiang West and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserves
  • Day 10 : Drive to Saloum Delta (Senegal)
  • Day 11 : Saolum Delta National Park; pirogue trip north through the Delta to Ndagane
  • Day 12 : Visit Senegal's giant Baobab tree, explore Fadiout Island and return to Dakar
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Dakar
  • 12 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Savana Hotel (2 nights)
  • Hotel Madou Goree (1 night)
  • Hotel Sindone (3 nights)
  • Laminkoto Camp (1 night)
  • Gambia Motorcruiser (1 night)
  • Tendaba Camp (2 nights)
  • Keur Saloum Hotel (1 night)
  • Le Pelican Hotel (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
  • Boat
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • 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 Senegal and 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 Senegal and The Gambia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 21 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 July 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Senegal and 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 Senegal and 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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