23 days in Senegal Itinerary

23 days in Senegal Itinerary

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23 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Goree Island
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Foundiougne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Somone
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Saint-Louis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dakar
— 10 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
nights
Goree Island

Goree Island ©
Goree Island is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Goree Island trip itinerary planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Goree Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in December; daily highs in Goree Island reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toFoundiougne.

Things to do in Goree Island

Historic Sites
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Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee ©
Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee

3
nights
Foundiougne

Foundiougne ©
Foundiougne Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Fatick Region.EconomyFoundiougne is a main hub on the Sine-Saloum river in the Fatick Region of Senegal. Get out of town with these interesting Foundiougne side-trips: Parc National du Delta du Saloum (in Ndangane) and Musee Mahicao (in Guilor). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fathala Reserve and get engrossed in the history at Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Foundiougne day trip app .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and car from Goree Island to Foundiougne takes 6.5 hours. When traveling from Goree Island in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foundiougne: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. You will leave for Somone on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Foundiougne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Somone

Somone ©
A small seaside town that thrives off tourism, Somone offers tropical seaside views from the northwest coast of Africa.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Somone: Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine), Museo de la Tapiceria (in Thies) and Joal Fadiout (in Joal Fadiouth). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lagune de la Somone, get outside with Accrobaobab, and look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Somone trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Foundiougne to Somone by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Foundiougne in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Somone, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Somone

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thies, Reserve De Bandia, Joal Fadiout, Village Artisanal de Saly, Plage Popenguine
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Joal Fadiout ©
Joal Fadiout

3
nights
Saint-Louis

Saint-Louis ©
West Africa's first French settlement, World Heritage-listed Saint-Louis (or Ndar in Wolof) shows off its colonial architectural style with an ambience of tranquility and historical charm.
Saint-Louis is known for nature, beaches, museums, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, stop by Rama diaw, examine the collection at Le Camee, and shop like a local with Village Artisanal.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Louis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Somone to Saint-Louis takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Somone in December, you will find days in Saint-Louis are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Dakar.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Shopping Parks Wildlife
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Village Artisanal ©
Village Artisanal

10
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.
Step out of Dakar to go to Rufisque and see Le Village des Tortues, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, step off the mainland to explore Island of Goree, appreciate the history behind Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dakar trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saint-Louis to Dakar takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Saint-Louis in December, plan for slightly colder days in Dakar, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dakar

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oh Gallery, Le Village des Tortues
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 30:
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

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