Discover Dakar and its magical places

Discover Dakar and its magical places

Discover Dakar and its magical places

puts at your disposal a cordial, dynamic and very experienced team to make you discover Senegal visit and activities in Dakar

Moments rich in discovery, culture and sharing.

In Senegal and in West Africa, the different aspects of culture, life among ethnic groups, art productions can constitute such rich themes of discovery and contact. Visit and activities in Dakar CICOTOUR has the necessary human resources to offer you a tailor-made tour that meets all your expectations. Ask us! For your visits and activities in Dakar”.

A day in the bush (with lunch): ethnic groups and cultures of Senegal

1 Day in the bush (with lunch): Ethnicities and Cultures of Senegal Departure from Saly at 9:00 am: Visit of the Peulh and Serer villages, meeting with the village chiefs, the notables and the populations. You will get to know the ethnic diversity

PINK LAKE / CAYAR: Discover Dakar and its magical places

1 day Lac – Rose /Cayar (with lunch) Departure from Saly at 9:00 am, by the road of Niayes (horticultural belt of the region) you will reach the Lac – Rose, last stage of the famous rally Paris – Dakar. You will admire the magnificent arrival of the fishermen at the first artisanal fishing port Cayar.

PATH OF THE ARTS:Discover Dakar and its magical places

This tour will be led by a Senegalese academic specialising in African arts. In the morning, you will visit the IFAN museum, the richest art museum in the sub-region

Visit and activities in Dakar
VISIT OF THE ISLAND OF GORÉE. Discover Dakar and its magical places

In 1975 the architectural heritage of Gorée was registered on the inventory of historical monuments of Senegal and since September 1978 it is on the list of world heritage sites established by UNESCO.

The Maison des Esclaves (closed on Mondays) is a must-see when visiting Gorée for the first time. However, the real role of the famous pink house – and more generally of the island – in the triangular trade (Atlantic slave trade) deserves to be very significantly underestimated: An island so small but so big by its history

Located in the centre of the island, on the Rue du Chevalier de Boufflers, the imposing Saint-Charles-Borromée church is one of the two sacred buildings of Gorée. It is dedicated to the Italian Cardinal Charles Borromée…….

BANDI RESERVE: Discover Dakar and its magical placesVisit and activities in Dakar:

An unforgettable safari during your stay in Senegal in the Bandia reserve where you will be able to meet all the big mammals of Africa in 3.500 ha of grandiose nature: giant baobabs, thorny bushes, capricious lianas…

Discover Dakar and its magical places
The SALOUM ISLANDS

Sine Saloum, the name alone makes you dream, don’t you think? It is the region located in the south of the Petite Côte of Senegal, just north of the Gambia. It is known for its beautiful landscapes, which can be admired in the Sine-Saloum National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It is a very special region because of the countless small islands formed by the rivers and the ecosystem that reigns there: a mixture of fresh and salt water……

JOAL FADIOUTH

Visit and activities in Dakar: We usually speak of Joal-Fadiouth but this name refers to two very distinct villages, even if they now belong to the same municipality: Joal is the one located on the mainland while Fadiouth is an island, linked to Joal by a wooden bridge. Joal is a village of religious tolerance, but it is also interesting because it is one of the largest fishing ports in Senegal and the birthplace of Léopold Sédar Senghor, the first Senegalese president.

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