17 days in Senegal Itinerary

17 days in Senegal Itinerary

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1
Mbour
— 4 nights
2
Saint-Louis
— 4 nights
3
Dakar
— 7 nights

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.
Explore Mbour's surroundings by going to 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: stroll through Reserve De Bandia, look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Saly, get engrossed in the history at Musee Mahicao, and admire all the interesting features of Joal Fadiout.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mbour trip itinerary maker site.

Chicago, USA to Mbour is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Mbour is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Mbour hover around 87°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Louis.

Things to do in Mbour

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Saint-Louis to Louga to see Lac des Guiers about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, look for gifts at Rama diaw, admire all the interesting features of Gandiol, and kick back and relax at Parque Nacional de la Lengua de Barbaria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Louis online trip maker.

Drive from Mbour to Saint-Louis in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mbour in October, expect nights in Saint-Louis to be about the same, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dakar.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Lac des Guiers
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary ©
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Rama diaw ©
Rama diaw
Lac des Guiers ©
Lac des Guiers

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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.
Step out of Dakar to go to Goree Island and see Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Island of Goree, and explore the fascinating landscape at Lompoul Desert.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dakar trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saint-Louis to Dakar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Saint-Louis in October, you will find days in Dakar are little chillier (88°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dakar

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee
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La Maison des Esclaves ©
La Maison des Esclaves
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine
Lago Rosa ©
Lago Rosa

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