15 days in Senegal Itinerary

15 days in Senegal Itinerary

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15 days in Senegal Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  15​h
1
Dakar
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mbour
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Foundiougne
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Saint-Louis
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Vienna

5
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.
When in Dakar, make a side trip to see Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee in Goree Island, approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Maison des Esclaves, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of the Divinity, and make a trip to Lago Rosa.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dakar trip maker website .

Vienna, Austria to Dakar is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Dakar. Traveling from Vienna in November, expect Dakar to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mbour.

Things to do in Dakar

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mbour: Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine), Lagune de la Somone (in Somone) and Parc National du Delta du Saloum (in Ndangane). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserve De Bandia, don't miss a visit to Joal Fadiout, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grande Mosquee Gandigal-Est, and get engrossed in the history at Musee Mahicao.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mbour trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Dakar to Mbour by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Foundiougne.

Things to do in Mbour

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Reserve De Bandia, Musee Mahicao, Lagune de la Somone, Plage Popenguine, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique
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Lagune de la Somone ©
Lagune de la Somone
Reserve De Bandia ©
Reserve De Bandia
Parc National du Delta du Saloum ©
Parc National du Delta du Saloum

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 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Centre D'interpretation de Toubacouta and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fathala Reserve.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Foundiougne online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mbour to Foundiougne in 3 hours. Traveling from Mbour in November, expect nights in Foundiougne to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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 ©

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Ethiopiques, explore the striking landscape of Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, then have fun at Ibrahim & Cie, and finally examine the collection at Le Camee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galerie Arte, then make a trip to Gandiol, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Louis trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Foundiougne to Saint-Louis takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

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