5.45 AM - 6.00 AM
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Independance Square, Yoff airport, or your hotel

This tour allows visitors without much time to take advantage of two of the best birdwatching places in Senegal on a one-and-only day trip.

Departing and ending in Dakar, this tour leads to the Saint Louis area in the north and crosses Langue de Barbarie bird reserve to reach Djoudj Bird Park, the #1 birdwatching jewel in Senegal (#3 in the whole world!)

Of course a full day is needed to take advantage of the sites; we start early at 6 am and return at 10 pm. 

  • Physicality: Medium
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Culture shock: Low
    Culture shock rating

    Some tours or activities are a total immersion ... others offer just a taste of a different way of life. Below is how we\'ve classified things to help you make a selection.

    Low

    Consider these tours or activities as unlikely to surprise. They will still give you fantastic insight into the destination and/or a great experience.

    Medium

    You might find yourself on these tours/activities confronted by quite a different way of doing things to that you are familiar with. Think food, language, customs, religions, mode of transport. For the slightly more adventurous.

    High

    Think things you probably wouldn\'t do on your own ...

  • Group size: from 1 to 8 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Independance Square, Yoff airport, or your hotel

  • Drop-off location: 

    Yoff airport, Ngor village, or your hotel.

  • Pickup time: (5.45 AM - 6.00 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (9.00 PM - 10.30 PM)

Itinerary

From Dakar we travel to Diamniadio, then Thies. After a short breakfast stop, we continue to Kebemer.

We leave the main road to get into the bush and enter the Langue de Barbarie area. After another short stop, we board the pirogue to reach the best bird spots. This is a unique bird trek specifically designed for avid birdwatchers and specialists.

Lunch is eaten right in the middle of this picture of paradise. After lunch we continue to Saint Louis for very quick city tour (1h), and then to Djoudj Park, where a pirogue allows us to reach all the best bird spots.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation within 30 days prior to tour incurs a EUR 100 charge fee
  • Cancellation within 15 days prior to tour incurs a 50% of booking amount charge fee
  • Cancellation within 2 days prior to tour and No Show incurs a 100% of booking amount charge fee.

Children policy

Bird-loving children are welcome.

Participant Guidelines

As usual for birdwatchers, bring your pair of binoculars, your camera (with lenses if you have),  sportive and light clothes, trek shoes.

Don't forget you're in West Africa, so take everything you need to protect yourself from the sun and the heat (large hat, sunglasses and skin covering like shirtleaves rather than sun cream).