7 Day Casamance – Animals and Animism
€ 695.00

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DAG 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER

After your arrival on Banjul international airport in the Gambia you will be met by our cuaffeur who will bring you to Abene in Senegal
Accommodation: Guesthouse Diabatalo

DAY 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

DAY 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

DAY 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

DAY 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.
Possible activities:

  • 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

    DAY 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

    DAY 7: 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.

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    PRICE DETAILS

    € 695.00 pp based on 2 persons

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    INCLUDED

    • Accommodation on a full board basis
    • Safari van
    • Driver/guide
    • Activities as detailed

     

    EXCLUDED

    • International flights
    • Tip for staff
    • Personal items
    • Drinks
    • Travel insurance

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