7 Hours Nature tour itinerary for Bandia Reserve & Dakar: Revel In The Richness Of Somone Lagoon & A Wildlife Park
Bandia Reserve, Dakar
Discover the wildlife of Senegal and visit the Bandia Conservation Park on this half-day tour. See a variety of native African animals such as giraffes, rhinos, buffalo, crocodiles, and more as you embark on a 1.5-hour game drive. After admiring the wildlife, sit down to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and take a boat ride across the Somone Lagoon to observe the animals of the mangrove forest.
Half-Day Somone Lagoon and Bandia Park Safari from Dakar
Meet your Senegalese tour guide at your Dakar hotel at 8 am before driving towards Somone lagoon located in the south of Dakar (approx 75 km from Dakar). Depending on traffic, you will arrive around 9:30 am to embark on a local boat for a 1-hour ride and enjoy the beautiful scenery of mangroves dotted with birds.
Around 10 am, proceed to Bandia Park, which is very close to Somone Lagoon (approx 20 min drive).
Change vehicle and get in a pick-up jeep for a 1.5-hour game drive in this reserve that covers 1000 hectares, where you will spot African wildlife in their natural habitats - such as giraffes, buffaloes, rhinos, a variety of antelopes, zebras, monkeys, crocodiles, tortoises and more.
Stop for lunch served around 12:30 pm at the Bandia park restaurant (included).
Around 2 pm, you will drive back to Dakar and arrive at around 3:30 pm at your hotel in Dakar.
Local (Senegalese) guide
Departure Point 1: Dakar, Dakar, Dakar Region and 2: Saly, Senegal
Traveler pickup is offered
Can meet travellers at their hotel lobby or at their hotel exit gate. For travellers who are in a private apartment, will specify a starting point depending on the area
Airports: Blaise Diagne Intl. Airport, Dakar Senegal
Ports: Dakar port
Departure Time: 12:00 AM
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Bandia Reserve, Dakar
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