An expert and passionate French-speaking guide
Very rich and varied explanations
A day just between you or in a small group
Fair price and remuneration
Excursion to the island of Gorée and the pink lake
Located 2 km from Dakar by boat, Gorée Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will discover the history and beauty of the site around the symbol of the memory of the slave trade in Africa. You will find an atmosphere full of stories and emotions.
The pink lake is located 35 km north-east of Dakar, it owes its fame to the original and changing hue of its water, but also to the Paris-Dakar rally which it was the final stage. This lake is an important salt reserve for the country.
Departure: Your hotel
2 to 12 people
During this excursion you will discover an island but also learn how was the life of men from the slave.
You will observe the work of men and women who harvest salt in a beautiful lake.
Duration of the excursion: around 10h
Visit of the slave house
Stroll and discover the island through its colorful bougainvillea alleys
Visit of the former Governor’s Palace
Visit of Saint Charles Borromeo Church
Stop at the Castel for the view (strategic position of the southern tip of the island, which offers a magnificent panorama of the continent).
Lunch break in the nature, you will enjoy typical local dishes that will be prepared on site by Olivier and his wife.
Walk around the lake to discover the methods of collecting salt
Meeting with the Peule tribe, who live in a traditional village, exchange with the inhabitants, discover the local culture and the way of life of its nomads.
4X4 ride in the dunes of the rally
What to remember
- French-language guide certified Secretoo, French company based in Lyon
- Booking can be cancelled 72 hours before the tour and fully refunded
- If the reservation is canceled afterwards, the sum remaining to be paid to the guide will be deducted so as not to affect the other participants.
We pick you up at the hotel.
Example 1: You are a family of 4, you book a day where there are already 2 people registered, we group all 6 you pay the price for 6 people or 60 € per person.
2 people : 90 € / pers.
4 people : 80 € / pers.
6 people : 60 € / pers.
10 people : 45 € / pers.
If you are more numerous or if you wish to privatize this excursion it is possible, contact us.
THEY FOUND THEIR GUIDES ON SECRETOO
Olivier your French speaking guide
“Lovers of my country and knowing him perfectly, I decided to make my job. I have been accompanying French people for many years.
Passionate about nature, I will show you the most beautiful corners of Senegal and I will make you discover the true Terenguen (Senegalese land) “
THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT US
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