Circuit 4x4


4x4 4 days tour with driver and guide

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Senegal in panoramic vision:
Landscapes stretching out of sight, the lake rose and its unique colours, the dunes of the desert of Lompoul, the meanders of Saloum, Fadiouth Island composed entirely of shells, the reserve of Bandia where you can observe wildlife in their natural environment. It is a stay based on relaxation and discovery that will allow you to recharge at a rate of Senegalese life.
With our 4x4, we can venture off the beaten track and discover an unspoilt bush where different ethnicities live in harmony with the traditions and customs preserved.
Accommodation in traditional hut or Mauritanian tents (3rd day), you will appreciate the simplicity offered by the local architecture, in perfect communion with nature while enjoying a customizable comfort (private bathroom).
Unique landscapes, genuine encounters, a circuit strong in emotions

Day 1 : Mbour – Saloum islands (90km/2h30)

Sine-SaloumDeparture in 4x4 to visit the wildlife "Reserve de Bandia". Giraffes, Rhinos, Warthogs, Monkeys and a variety of Antelopes.
Road to join Joal.
Lunch at the riverside.
Afternoon tour of the island of Fadiouth composed of shell middens.
Track by Samba Dia palm to reach the cottage beside the Simal lagoon.
Canoe ride at sunset in the mangroves of the Saloum estuary.
Overnight cottage in Simal or Palmarin.

Day 2 : Serer country – Ferlo (150km/4h)

Region du FerloTrail to discover the rich ethnic Serer customs and traditions.
After the picnic trail to the Ferlo region dominated by the Peuhl (Fulani in English) ethnic group.
Refusing all modernism this ethnic is characterized by livestock.
nomadic zebu. Rambling among Fulani at the time of milking animals.
Overnight at cottage near Koba breeders.

Day 3 : Kebemer – Lompoul Desert (95km/2h30)

Desert de lompoulTrail and road to reach the seaside stoppage in road in a traditional bush market.
Then discovered a small fishing port on the coast with the arrival of the fishermen on their boats. Barbecue lunch on the great beaches along the ocean.
Afternoon Trails to reach the Lompoul desert.
Walk by foot and by camel at sunset.
Overnight in Mauritanian tents.

Day 4 : Desert – Rose Lake – Mbour (180km/4h)

Le lac Rose de RetbaThies route to the ancient capital of the rail.
Trail to discover the lake’s pink color due to excess of salinity, which has enabled the development of a unique form of exploitation of collecting salt.
Lunch at the Lake.
Return through the Trails by late afternoon.

Price list

Nb of persons Price in €/persons Price in Fcfa/persons
6 & more 339 222 000
5 394 258 000
4 430 282 000
3 442 290 000
2 534 350 000

Note: Everything is included even the mineral water during the day and meals.

On arrival, a team composed of a guide approved by the Ministry of Tourism and an engineer driver with extensive experience will be present to greet you.
From to 2 to 3 participants, accompanying the team will consist of a driver-guide.
Your tour leader will hold an information meeting on the progress and planning of your trip.

Exchange and Money
Only the CFA franc banknotes are accepted.
Possibility of making change with your guide or in big cities where you can withdraw money in banks with your credit cards.
The balance of the circuit can be done on site by credit card, French checks or in Euros.

Sunny and dry during the day from October to July and cool evening. The nights can be chilly at night at this time especially given the range of temperatures (35 ° to 18 °). Provide a light jacket or fleece.
Sunny and humid during the rainy period of August to September. Provide a K-Way or a cape although showers do not last long (one hour) and are often very localized. It is an exceptional period when the whole bush relives!

Indicative Itinerary
The route is designed to meet your needs of sharing authentic encounters with local people in areas outside of mass tourism.
The duration of the stages and progress can be modified to vary the tracks and meetings while maintaining the sites to visit.

Transportation is aboard 4X4 trucks specially designed for circuits with baggage, coolers for drinks and a water reserve with 2 showers.
From 2 to 7 participants, there are discovered 4x4 (pick up) but sheeted in the sun to be used.
Possibility of a private circuit from 6 people with no extra charge.
To discover the islands of Saloum, we will travel aboard motorized canoes. No rolling or wave while sailing on the river or arm of the sea.

Lodgings are in small structures inspired by the traditional ethnical architecture in the circuit to maintain a harmonious environment. In general, these are various forms of African huts thatched with fan and mosquito nets with private bathroom.
All boxes have a light and electrical outlets powered by a generator soundproofed to recharge your devices.
Although comfort is simple, special emphasis is placed on the quality of reception, hygiene and cleanliness.
The Lompoul desert, accommodation is in Mauritanian tents of 20 m² with private facilities located at 80m.
Most accommodations can be visited on our site: (French)

- Lompoul Cottage
Mauritanian tents of 20 m² with complete bedding. Each khaïma (tent), has for environmental reasons it’s own sanitary at a hundred meters.
A generator lights the restaurant tents and can charge the devices.
Contact: (221) 33 957 00 57

- Koba Cottage
Twenty African huts with private sanitary and running water in the heart of the Fulani pastoralists region. The lodge runs on a generator from dusk to midnight. Keep the oil lamps away from boxes to avoid the risk of fire, staff will provide you with a flashlight in each box.
Contact: (221) 33 957 00 57 or (221) 77 569 94 20.

- Simal Cottage
Fulani nomad huts along the Saloum with fan and interior sanitary. Lighting is supplied by a soundproof generator until midnight and beyond, by kerosene lamps. To avoid risk of fire, put the lamp away from boxes. You can swim in the Saloum but be careful about the current.
Contact: (221) 33 957 00 57 or (221) 77 638 25 99

- Palmarin Lodge
18 ventilated bungalows with sanitary and rest room inside. The lodge is located between river and ocean, can bathe in the sea (huge wild beach). Generator from dusk until midnight after lighting will be with flashlights.
Contact: (221) 33 957 00 57 or (221) 77 569 94 21.

All means of transport (vehicles, boats, carriages) are current with their insurance in addition to a business C.R.
Accompanying staff has a mobile phone and the signal goes everywhere.
A first aid kit is on board vehicles for first aid and a GPS to locate the vehicle if needed.
In cases of extreme emergency, setting provision of a helicopter.

Meetings and sharing
The people you meet are very sensitive to the courtesy and politeness.
Therefore ask permission from people to photograph or videotape.
Take time to meet and understand and make connections.
If you have gifts to give, give to the oldest person in the village.
During the tour you will visit villages, bush schools, bush dispensaries where pens, notebooks, chalk, clothes and medicines for children are welcome. Ask your guide.

For photos, ask permission from people to photograph or videotape them.
Wait greetings before taking photos.
Do not insist if the refusal. Opportunity to recharge your devices in hotels and catering, but for more autonomy, it is better to have 2 batteries.

Prefer flexible bags of 20 Kg max type sports bag and a small backpack for the personal belongings of the day.
Avoid hard suitcases.
You must take care of your luggage.
However if a person is unable to carry his luggage, assistance will be provided.

Clothing & Shoes
Prefer not too messy colours like beige, brown or tan.
Shorts not too short in order not to shock people.
T-shirts and light cotton shirts
Swimsuits and towels
Scarf or African scarf
Cap or hat, sunglasses
For evenings that can be quite cool from December to February, provide a jacket or fleece
Cotton socks
Light walking shoes or sneakers and flip flops

Small equipment and pharmacy
Personal first aid kit
Sunscreen and mosquito repellent (very few mosquitoes in the bush)

Be up to date with vaccines and follow basic precautions in hygiene.
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