KAOLACK, GOREE, DAKAR, TOUBACOUTTA
3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TOUR
The departure from the hotels will be around 07.30 hrs to drive to Banjul to join the ferryboat to cross the River Gambia to Barra at the North bank.
Arrive at Barra and visit Fort Bullen one of the historical places in The Gambia, which is from the time of slavery.
From there the tour continues to cross the Gambian/Senegalese borders. After finishing all passport formalities at the Gambian and Senegalese border, driving continues to Kaolack which is the second largest city in Senegal after Dakar. It is fame for its salt mining. Our accommodation and lunch in Kaolack will be at Hotel Les Relais Du Kaolack. After lunch you can relax at the pool. In the afternoon you can join our guide for a walk to the City, to see the market area and colonial buildings. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
After an early breakfast, depart to Dakar to the Capital city of Senegal. It takes us approximately 2 ½ hours of driving, before we arrive in the very busy city of Dakar. After arriving at our hotel, where lodgment will be, we continue to the port to join the ferry boat to Goree Island.
Arrive at Goree Island; a visit will be made to the slave house and museum, colonial buildings, The Guns of Navaron and other interesting places. Lunch will be served in one of the restaurants in the area. Return to Dakar in the late afternoon and then drive around in Dakar for a short city tour passing by the Presidential Palace, the market area, Place De L'independence and other places.
Return to your hotel for a refreshment. In the evening we drive to a restaurant in Dakar and after that we visit the nightlife in Dakar. Return to the hotel for overnight.
After an early breakfast, depart back to Banjul passing Kaolack and stopping at Toubacoutta for lunch. Lunch is served in a hotel situated on the River Saloum.
After the lunch, driving continues back to Barra to catch up with the ferry and cross to Banjul to the respective hotels.
Price: available on request
Calabash Residence is a deluxe, self-catering apart-hotel with charmingly-furnished Studios.
This is an excursion which takes you over 300 KM into The Gambia and it also gives you a chance of seeing most parts of the country and seeing very old monuments, the famous Stone Circles for examp...