Destination feature: Senegal

Senegal: A Journey to the Heart of Africa

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning landscapes, and rich history of Senegal, a land of captivating contrasts and endless possibilities. Embark on a journey that will awaken your senses and leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Explore Ancient Cities and Colonial Charm

Delve into the enchanting city of Dakar, Senegal’s bustling capital, where modern skyscrapers blend seamlessly with traditional architecture. Admire the grandeur of the Grand Mosque, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture, and stroll through the vibrant streets of Kermel Market, where spices and local crafts fill the air with exotic aromas.

Uncover the Secrets of Goree Island

Journey to Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and walk in the footsteps of history. Explore the somber yet poignant House of Slaves, a stark reminder of the island’s tragic past. Ascend the Fort d’Esclaves and gaze upon the Atlantic Ocean, where countless ships once carried enslaved people across the seas.

Venture into the Serene Beauty of Saloum Delta

Embark on a pirogue ride through the lush mangroves of the Saloum Delta, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Glide along the tranquil waterways, surrounded by towering palm trees and teeming with diverse wildlife. Spot vibrant birds, playful dolphins, and even crocodiles basking in the sun.

Experience the Rhythms of Casamance

Immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythms of Casamance, a region renowned for its rich cultural heritage and serene natural beauty. Dance to the infectious beats of traditional music, savor the flavors of local cuisine, and witness the colorful ceremonies that celebrate the region’s unique traditions.

Embrace the Spirit of Teranga: Senegalese Hospitality

Senegalese hospitality, known as “teranga,” is a cornerstone of the country’s culture. Prepare to be greeted with warm smiles, genuine kindness, and a welcoming spirit that will make you feel at home from the moment you arrive.

Senegal awaits you with open arms, ready to reveal its treasures and create unforgettable memories.

Destination highlights

  • The bustling capital Dakar with the grandeur of the Grand Mosque

  • Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Wildlife spotting at Saloum Delta

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    Fathala Wildlife Reserve

    Fathala Wildlife Reserve is totally unique and allows you to combine a safari experience with a wide range of other excursion options, making the most of its unique location close to the waterways of the Sine Saloum Delta, rich with birdlife.

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa from the terrace of your luxurious accommodation, or cool off in the plunge pool. A magical atmosphere exists by night as guests gather around the fire pit, observing the wildlife at the nearby watering hole before dining in the traditional thatched restaurant.

    Why we love this resort

    • Observing the rhino up close during dinner when he visits the watering hole at the lodge.

    • The 40-minute ferry crossing – a wonderful opportunity to experience authentic African life before arriving at your lodge.

    • Your English-speaking hosts and local guides help to make you feel very much at home.

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