Freetown to Dakar
They will reply to your own email, from where you can continue the conversation. Tendaba is located opposite the Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, one of the premier birdwatching sites in Africa. Free About Dakar: Itinerary Expand All Collapse All.
Touba is the second-largest city in Senegal and is the spiritual centre of the Mouride branch of Islam.
Dakar to Freetown
Situated amongst a maze of mangroves, the tiny town of Toubakouta is one of the most beautiful spots on the Sine-Saloum Delta. Find Peregrine Adventures tours.
Find Avalon Waterways tours. Estimated Drive Time - hours. Hotel for the night: Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Dakar before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Dakar.
The boat lands at the jetty, where you hand in your luggage ticket to get your large bags back. XOF Visit the stunning Grand Mosque of Touba, one of Africa's largest mosques and the holiest site of the Mouride Brotherhood, a sect of Islam that focuses on hard work as a form of salvation: Find Adventure Tours tours.
Yes - in advance New Zealand: Senegal's bustling, cosmopolitan capital bursts with life. Find Womens Own Adventure tours. The city of Lab is the second-largest in Guinea, and was founded around by the Muslim leader Karamoko Alpha mo Lab , who introduced Islam in the region in the 18th Century and founded a theocratic state in Fouta Djallon.
Estimated Drive Time - hours depending on the ferry crossing. On this night we will stay in a very small and basic community-run guest house - please note that if the group is large, some people may need to sleep in tents just outside. Our co-driver will catch up with us in Lab , with everybody's Guinea-Bissau visa obtained.
The area was a remote wilderness until , when Cheikh Amadou Bamba the founder of the Mouride sect is said to have had a moment of transcendence and decided to found the city of Touba here.
Freetown To Dakar
On the way we will see the landscape change as we enter the greener wetland region, and we will stop to see the Grand Mosque of Touba, one of the best known mosques in Senegal and most holy site in the Mouride branch of Islam.
Included in Kitty About Fouta Djallon: It is also Senegal's main peanut trading and processing centre, and a major centre of Islamic education. Minimum Participants 4 people. Login Forgot password Remember me.
On the way we will see the landscape change as we enter the drier Sahel region, and we will stop to see the Grand Mosque of Touba, one of the best known mosques in Senegal and most holy site in the Mouride branch of Islam.
Dakar to Freetown
Find G Adventures tours. The beautiful le de Gor e is worth a visit, and you can learn about some of the appalling history of the Atlantic slave trade that was once common there in the 18th Century.
There will be an important group meeting at The times given are approximate estimates only and whilst given with the best of intentions, the drive times are heavily dependent on traffic, road conditions, weather, police roadblocks, and many other factors - flexibility is essential on any overland trip!
It remains incredibly popular with tourists and birdwatchers, many of whom return year upon year to immerse themselves in the wonderful birdlife of the area.
After lunch there will be a short 3-hour trek to a waterfall viewpoint and to the nearby 'Pont de Pierre' rock bridge where we have the change to swim in a beautiful natural lagoon.
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