Daylight Africa Week – Senegambia Tours

9 Days
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Join us for an unforgettable adventure through Senegal and Gambia! This 9-day tour will take you on a journey through two beautiful West African countries, where you’ll immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, explore stunning landscapes, and discover the rich history and traditions of the region. From bustling markets to ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this tour offers a perfect blend of cultural exploration, natural beauty, and relaxation. Our experienced guides will ensure you have an authentic and enjoyable experience as you create memories to last a lifetime. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to discover Senegal and Gambia!
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Welcome to Senegal! Upon arrival at the Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport, you'll be greeted by our friendly staff who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. Take some time to relax and settle in before joining a welcome dinner to meet your fellow travelers.

After breakfast, we'll embark on a city tour of Dakar, visiting highlights such as the African Renaissance Monument, the colorful markets, and the vibrant neighborhoods. In the afternoon, we'll take a ferry to Goree Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its historical significance. We'll explore the island and learn about its role in the transatlantic slave trade. Later, we'll continue to the Pink Lake (Lake Retba) for a mesmerizing sunset and a chance to witness the lake's unique pink hues.

Today, we'll travel north to Saint-Louis, the former capital of Senegal and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll explore the charming colonial architecture, take a boat ride through the Langue de Barbarie National Park, and experience the vibrant local culture.

In the morning, we'll visit the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, a paradise for birdwatchers and home to millions of migratory birds. Afterward, we'll continue to Kaolack, known for its bustling markets and vibrant atmosphere. Enjoy an authentic local experience and indulge in the flavors of Senegalese cuisine.

Today, we'll cross the border into Gambia and make our way to the capital city, Banjul. Explore the city's landmarks, including the Arch 22, National Museum, and bustling Albert Market. In the afternoon, we'll take a relaxing boat ride along the Gambia River, enjoying the serene surroundings and observing wildlife.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Makasutu Culture Forest, a private reserve offering scenic walks, birdwatching, and encounters with the local wildlife. In the afternoon, we'll visit the Tanji Fishing Village, where you can witness traditional fishing methods and interact with the friendly locals.

Explore the Abuko Nature Reserve, Gambia's first designated wildlife reserve. Take a walk through the lush forest, spot a variety of bird species, and encounter monkeys and reptiles. We'll then head to Serrekunda, Gambia's largest urban center, for some shopping and cultural experiences.

Embark on a journey to Juffureh, the ancestral home of Alex Haley, the author of "Roots." Explore the village and learn about the history of the Transatlantic slave trade. Later, we'll visit James Island (Kunta Kinteh Island), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its historical significance.

After breakfast, we'll take you to Craft Market in The Gambia, and when done shopping, we'll transfer you to the airport for your departure. Bid farewell to Senegal and Gambia, taking with you cherished memories of this incredible journey.

Travel Package - DAW 2023

DAW Senegambia Tour 2023 - Package

  • International airfare to and from Senegal
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Accommodation in well-appointed hotels throughout the tour
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Transportation in comfortable vehicles
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guides
  • All entrance fees to attractions and national parks mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Bottled water during the tour

DAW Senegambia Tour 2023 - Package Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Additional meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary
  • Optional activities and excursions


Q1: How can I book the Senegal and Gambia Tours and Transatlantic Family Reunification?

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A: Booking the tour is easy and convenient. You can visit our website at to book online. Simply navigate to the Senegal and Gambia Tours section and follow the instructions to secure your spot. Alternatively, you can also contact us directly through the following channels:

Phone: +1 (718) 822-5555
Email: or
Our friendly team will guide you through the booking process, answer any questions you may have, and provide all the necessary information.

Q2: What is the total cost of the tour package?

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A: The total cost of the tour package, including the international flight ticket, is $4759.6. This price is subject to change and may vary depending on factors such as the number of participants, accommodation preferences, and additional services requested. For detailed pricing and any ongoing promotions or discounts, please contact us directly or visit our website.

Q3: Are the international flight tickets included in the tour package?

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A: Yes, the tour package includes the cost of the international flight tickets. We will handle the booking of your round-trip flights from the United States to Senegal and Gambia, ensuring a seamless travel experience.

Q4: Do United States citizens need a visa to visit Senegal and Gambia?

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A: Yes, United States citizens require a visa to visit both Senegal and Gambia. It is necessary to apply for a visa in advance through the respective embassies or consulates. Our team can assist you with the visa application process by providing the necessary documentation and support. However, with Daylight Africa Week tours, your application for visa fee waiver is guaranteed.

Q5: In which language will the forums and seminars be conducted?

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A: The forums and seminars will primarily be conducted in English, as it is the official language of Gambia. However, in Senegal where French is the lingua Franca, we will provide translation services as needed to ensure that all participants can fully engage in the discussions and workshops.

Q6: Can I join the tour even if I don't have direct ancestral ties to Africa?

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A: Absolutely! The tour is open to anyone interested in exploring the history, culture, and connections between Senegal, Gambia, and the transatlantic slave trade. It offers a unique opportunity to learn, engage, and foster understanding regardless of ancestral ties and explore all available socioeconomic opportunities on the continent.

Q7: What is the cancellation policy for the tour?

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A: Our cancellation policy may vary depending on the specific terms and conditions of the tour package. For detailed information regarding cancellations, refunds, and any applicable fees, please contact us at

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Daylight Africa Week – Senegambia Tours

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