9 days in Senegal Itinerary

9 days in Senegal Itinerary

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9 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Dakar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Foundiougne
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Budapest

2
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 Goree Island and see Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, admire the masterpieces at IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dakar holiday maker tool .

Budapest, Hungary to Dakar is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Dakar is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Budapest in February; daily highs in Dakar reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mbour.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Mbour

Mbour ©
One of Senegal's fastest-growing cities, Mbour offers proximity to the capital as well as a taste of the culture of Senegal.
On the 5th (Wed), look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly, stroll through Lagune de la Somone, and then stroll through Reserve De Bandia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Popenguine and then make a trip to Joal Fadiout.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mbour trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dakar to Mbour in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Foundiougne.

Things to do in Mbour

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Reserve De Bandia, Lagune de la Somone, Joal Fadiout, Plage Popenguine
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Joal Fadiout ©
Joal Fadiout

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta and then stroll through Fathala Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Foundiougne travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Mbour to Foundiougne by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Mbour in February, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Foundiougne: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Foundiougne

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta
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Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta ©

2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), look for gifts at Rama diaw, then stroll through Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, and then see the interesting displays at Le Camee.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Saint-Louis journey planner.

Traveling by car from Foundiougne to Saint-Louis takes 6 hours. Traveling from Foundiougne in February, expect Saint-Louis to be little chillier, temps between 37°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

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