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HERITAGE TOUR SENEGAL & GAMBIA( JUNE 10-22, 2018)
Day 1, Sun. June 10 NEWARK/LISBON

6:05p: Leave. Newark aboard Air Portugal via Lisbon dinner enroute.

Day 2, Mon, Jun 11 LISBON/DAKAR

05:20a: Arrive Lisbon, connecting at 9 30a for Dakar, arriving at 12;25p transfer to Novotel or similar. Rest of day at leisure, dinner orientation (D)

Day 3 Tues, Jun 12 DAKAR

After breakfast about 11a departure from your hotel to explore the vibrant city of Dakar. We pass the Independence Square, we discover the old colonial buildings and the new African inspired architecture. We pass Kermel market with its colourful flowers, the Chamber of Commerce, the Presidential Palace, and the “Corniche” with the “Anse Bernard” beach. Photo opps at the African Renaissance Monument. Then, we continue to “Soweto Square to see the National Assembly, the IFAN museum known for its collection of West African Arts, drive to the Cathedral, the National theatre. Next, we visit the sand painting gallery. Passing through SANDAGA market, we continue to the Great Mosque, we continue to the well-known craftsmen village of Soumedioune, where high quality goods in many mediums may be admired or purchased. Lunch at a local restaurant. Overnight. (B/L)

Day 4, Wed, Jun 13 GOREE

After breakfast, full day Goree Island which was an important slave depot and the point of departure of millions of slaves to America. A twenty-minute ferry ride takes us to the once turbulent, now tranquil Goree Island. Its carefree streets and clusters of pink houses make it a perfect foil for the camera. After lunch in a typical restaurant, we explore the island. A visit to the slave house, once a departure point for millions of slaves headed for the Americas, is for many an emotional experience. A stroll up to the Castle affords us a spectacular view of Goree and beyond. We visit the Town Square and the Catholic Church before stopping at the Historical museum. Return to Dakar... Overnight B/L

Day 5, Thurs, Jun 14 PINK LAKE CAYAR

After breakfast, you leave for the mysterious Pink Lake. An incredible rose-colored body of water surrounded by sands and dunes. Lunch. Visit a Fulani village, meet the inhabitant and enjoy your naming ceremony and head for Cayar, a fishing village along the Atlantic coastline. Observe the fishermen bring in their afternoon haul in their painted pirogues. Donkey drawn buggies are the form of transportation in this quaint fishing village, Overnight B/L

Day 6, Friday, Jun 15 ST. LOUIS

After breakfast, drive to St. Louis tour .Explore the narrow streets flanked by houses with narrow streets reminiscent of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Overnight B/L

Day 7, Saturday Jun16 ST LOUIS/KAOLACK

Leave Dakar for Ziguinchor capital town of Casamance the renowned region of Senegal. On the way you will visit the Baobab forest of Sindia, the town of Kaolack and its market. overnight

Day 8, Sun, Jun 17 KAOLACK/BANJUL

After breakfast cross by Ferry to Banjul, transfer to your hotel. Afternoon City tour Serrekunda Market Crocodile Pool, Abuko, Lamin Lodge, Paradise Beach (B/L)

Day 09, Mon, Jun 18 BANJUL CRUISE RIVER GAMBIA

Full day cruise on the River Gambia with stops at Albreda,Jufureh,Fort James Island, Kunte Kinteh Late evening return to Banjul (B/L)

Day 10, Tues, Jun 19 MAKASUTO CULTURAL FOREST

After breakfast transfer to Makasuto, see the holy man of the forest, canoe on river, see the extraordinary birdlife and the troops of baboons.. Watch the palm wine tappers scale the trees and then taste the wine in a forest clearing. Meet the marabout – the holy man of the forest – and then try a traditional delicious Gambian lunch prepared using the freshest of local produce. Exercise off lunch with some vigorous dancing – Jola style. Return to Banjul (B/L)

Day 11, Wed, Jun 20 CAMEL SAFARI

Half day tour after breakfast – ride camels, visit a Batik factory, Village School, BBQ lunch

Day 12, Thurs, June 21 BANJUL/DAKAR

Most of day at leisure. 3p transfer to airport for your 7:25p to Dakar, arr at 8:00p.

Day 13 Fri, Jun 22: DAKAR/LISBON/NEWARK

12:50a leave on Air Portugal to Lisbon arriving at 6:50a, connecting at 12:45a, arriving Newark at 3:50p
END OF TOUR TERANGA!

TOUR TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • RATE: $2970.00 PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM $500.00 ADDITIONAL FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY
  • DEPOSIT: $295.00 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO HOLD YOUR SEAT. MONTHLY PAYMENT THEREAFTER of $250 FROM JULY 3OTH UNTIL FINAL PAYMENTS DUE BY APRIL 28 , 2018
  • FINAL PAYMENT DUE: APRIL 28 , 2018
  • VISA: VISA REQUIRED FOR GAMBIA
  • HEALTH: Yellow Fever Vacination
  • MEAL: BREAKFAST AND EITHER LUNCH OR DINNER INCLUDED DAILY
  • HOTEL: DELUXE HOTELS IN EACH CITY
  • BAGGAGE: 2 bags plus one carry-on
  • PAYMENTS: All major credit cards accepted plus 3% s/c. Payments by check made payable to Access Africa Corp
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