DAG 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER
After your arrival on Banjul international airport in the Gambia you will be met by our host who will bring you to Abene in Senegal
Overnachting: Guesthouse Diabatalo
DAG 2: ABENE
Take the time today to acclimatize. If desired, you can choose from a list of activities to get more acquainted with Senegal and its cultures.
Accommodation: Guesthouse Diabatalo
DAG 3: CROCODILES
After breakfast we drive to Ziguinchoir on the south bank of the Casamance river. Here you board the boat for a trip on the river in search of dolphins, manatees, flamingos and birds.
After the boat trip you will visit Djibelor Farm where crocodiles are bred and fruit is grown.
Dinner and overnight at Djibelor Farm
DAG 4: ROYAL CASAMANCE
After breakfast embark on a canoe trip through the Bolongs at Daken Wolof. You will see many birds and monkeys while you quietly peddle through the mangroves.
In the afternoon a visit to the animistic Kingdom of Oussouye is on the menu. You will visit so-called fetishes and other animistic sights.
If possible, you will go on an audience with the King of Oussouye.
Accommodation: Camp site Alulum in Oussouye
DAG 5: KALOUNAYES FOREST
After breakfast we take the car to another part of the Casamance, the Forest of Kalounayes. After settling in you can go out to explore the area.
Walk in the Forest of Kalounayes with its monkeys and stray cows
Visit a cattle breeder with perhaps some fresh milk to enjoy
Pirogue (kind of canoe) trip through the bolongs
Accommodation: Coubalan Village Lodge
DAG 6: OSTRICHES
Today we travel to the cultural village of Mlomp and meet the owner and assistant of an ostrich project. From head to toe, they use everything from the ostrich in this village in a bid to present a viable and alternative to over-fishing and other non-sustainable agricultural practices.
During the walk through the village we will eat lunch provided by a local family. After diner you will be presented with a surprise!
In the afternoon, relax in your room because we have arranged an overnight stay with a family, where you will also enjoy your diner.
Accommodation: local family
DAG 2: BACK TO ABENE
After breakfast we slowly make our way back to the Guesthouse in Abene. The rest of the day is at your own discretion. You can also opt for a 7-day extension to the Niokolo Koba National Park.