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Senegal 

Cabo Verde

PROGRAME 1

Dakar-Cap Skirring 5 days

Dakar 3 nights & Cap Skirring 2 nights 

 

Day 01: Arrival Dakar-Goree

Arrival at dawn

Arrival on the ----- flight n°… at AIBD Airport of Dakar, welcome and assistance.

Transfer to the hotel. 

Arrival at the hotel, moving in and overnight stay.

Breakfast and morning free at the hotel. 

Lunch at the hotel. 

Departure for Dakar harbour.

Arrive and departure on a launch for Goree Island, listed world heritage by UNESCO, a witness of the dark days of the unspeakable trade of the human being.

Arrival at Gorée Island and visit: the slaves’ house, the church, the historical museum, the rocky peak of the Castel which offers an all-around view of Goree. 

Return on the launch to Dakar.

Return at the hotel.

Arrival and moving in.

Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 02: Dakar-Bandia-Cap Skirring 

08: 15 Breakfast at the hotel

09: 00 Departure, across the suburbs of Dakar and some traditional villages to go at 65 km away from Dakar and visit the baobab-tree forest of Bandia. This forest shelters a big animal reserve where you can find in liberty: giraffes, buffaloes, rhinoceroses, zebras, antelopes, kobs, impalas, reddish-brown faced gazelles, warthogs, oryxes, giant elands, kudu, hippo-hounding roan, crocodiles, giant tortoises, monkeys, jackals, ostriches, and a great number of savannah and forest birds. 

10: 00 Arrival and walk through the baobab-trees

10: 30 We go, on a 4WD safari lorry, and visit the animal reserve which stretches out on more 

       than 1,500 hectares.

12: 30 Lunch at restaurant of Reserve. 

13: 30 Transfer to the AIBD airport. 

14: 00 Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Cap Skirring, the second largest seaside resort in Senegal with its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Cap Skirring.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival and moving in 

00: 00 Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 03: Cap Skirring

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the visit of the traditional villages.

Places to visit: the village of Mlomp with its two-storey mud huts and its eco-museum; the pottery of women from the village of Ediougou.

After the visit, return to the hotel.

Arrival and lunch.

Free afternoon of rest and relaxation at the beach

Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 04: Cap Skirring-Ziguinchor-Dakar

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for Ziguinchor, regional capital of the South of the country.

Arrival, sightseeing tour in the town of Ziguinchor: the big post office, the Cathedral, the St Maur market.

Lunch in a local restaurant.

Transfer to the airport. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Dakar.

00: 00 Departure of the --- flight for Dakar.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival and moving in. 

00: 00 Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 05: Dakar-Lac Rose-Praia 

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the Pink Lake, a natural curiosity a dark pink verging on purple. This colour is the consequence of the very high salinity of its waters (320g per litre) and the presence of bacteria which, in touch with the sunbeams, act on the colour of the lake. It is also famous for being the arrival point of the Paris-Dakar Rally. 

Arrival and visit of the lake and we will attend the extraction of salt by the populations of the surrounding villages, then we will have a walk through the dunes, following the tracks of the rally to the beach. 

Transfer to the AIBD airport 

Lunch in a local restaurant

Transfer to AIBD Airport of Dakar to take the flight for Praia. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of departure.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Praia, the capital city of Cabo Verde.

3 Days Cabo Verde

Day 01:

Arrival Praia, Santiago Island, Cabo Verde

  • Transfer to the hotel

  • Breakfast at the hotel.

  • Departure for Praia Capital of Cabo Verde English-speaking guide. 

      Half day tour which starts at 10AM at your pick up location and it ends at 3PM.

      You will visit various points of the city of Praia such as the Presidential Palace, Praça Alexandre de Albuquerque and the Ethnographic Museum.

  • During your visit, you will notice traditional houses and small streets that will take you back in the colonial time period.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

Day 02:

Cidade Velha, World heritage site by UNESCO, 

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure for Cidade Velha, also known as “Old Town of Ribeira Grande” English-speaking guide.

      The first European outpost and a city, discovered in the 15th century and was known as Ribeira Grande until the 18th century, an important              place for expansion of European colonies in the Africa. Cidade Velha is the oldest settlement in Cabo Verde and was first discovered in 1462. It        became UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. It was an important harbour for maritime slavery trade and also functioned as a trading post for

      slaves from Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone to Brazil and the Carribean. 

  • This full day tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 4PM.

  • We will go to various key locations of the old city, such as the Fortaleza fortress, Pilorinho, Cathedral ruins and local areas.  

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

 

 

Day 03:

Santiago Island, at the discovery of Rabelados

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure from the hotel English-speaking guide

The tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 7PM. 

Santiago Island is the largest island in Cabo Verde who had extraordinary development since independence in 1975.

One of the oldest settlements is São Domingos, a valley in the interior of the Island wich use to have many slaves lebor. 

  • We will go towards the interior of the island until the north side and then return via the west coast of Santiago Island back to the city of Praia.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Visiting the “Rabelados” Village 

The history of these people, this community, this place is revealed to be inspirational. They were among the groups which revolted against the liturgical reforms of the Catholic Church introduced in the 1940s, isolating themselves from the rest of society. Forced to form cohesive groups in order to survive, the Rabelados community primarily took refuge in the interior of Santiago, in inaccessible mountainous areas, primarily around the municipalities of Tarrafal and Santa Cruz. In those semi-clandestine, isolated conditions, they preserved their religious and cultural traditions, and independence, in the face of the Catholic hierarchy and political powers from the Portuguese. 

  • Return at the hotel.

PROGRAME 2

Dakar-Cap Skirring 5 days

Dakar 3 nights & Cap Skirring 2 nights 

 

Day 01:

Arrival Dakar

Arrival in the evening

Arrival on the ----- flight n°… at AIBD Airport of Dakar, welcome and assistance.

Transfer to the hotel. 

Arrival and moving in

Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 02:

Dakar-Goree-Almadies.

Breakfast at the hotel.

08: 45 Departure for a sightseeing tour in the town centre of Dakar: The Cathedral, the National Assembly, the Presidential Palace, the Independence Square, the Kermel Market. Stop at the railway station, point of departure of the train connecting Dakar to Bamako, capital city of Mali

09: 45 Arrival at the launch of Dakar

10: 00 Departure on a launch for Gore Island, listed world heritage by UNESCO, a witness of the dark days of the unspeakable trade of the human being.

10: 30 Arrival at Gore Island and visit: the slaves’ house, the church. 

12: 00 Return on a launch for Dakar. 

12: 30 Arrival and continuation for lunch at a local restaurant before reaching the “La Pointe Des Almadies”, the most advanced part of the African continent towards America.

13: 00 Arrival and lunch.

14: 30 After lunch, departure for the La Pointe Des Almadies".

14: 45 Arrival and visit of "La Pointe Des Almadies".

15: 15 Return for the center city of Dakar. 

15: 30 Stop at the African Renaissance Monument, an imposing structure made with bronze and copper with its 52 meters high, located on one of the hills of “Les Mamelles” which allows a magnificent overview of the Cape Verde peninsula. 

16: 00 Continuation going along the Western coast road which offers a nice view of the Atlantic coast of Dakar, passing by the University, the Embassy of Japan. 

16: 30 Arrival at the hotel and moving in

19: 00 Dinner and overnight stay. 

 

Day 03:

Dakar-Bandia-Cap Skirring 

08: 15 Breakfast at the hotel

09: 00 Departure with our English-speaking guide, across the suburbs of Dakar and some traditional villages to go at 65 km away from Dakar, and visit the baobab-tree forest of Bandia. This forest shelters a big animal reserve where you can find in liberty: giraffes, buffaloes, rhinoceroses, zebras, antelopes, kobs, impalas, reddish-brown faced gazelles, warthogs, oryxes, giant elands, kudu, hippo-hounding roan, crocodiles, giant tortoises, monkeys, jackals, ostriches, and a great number of savannah and forest birds. 

10: 00 Arrival and walk through the baobab-trees

10: 30 We go, on a 4WD safari lorry, and visit the animal reserve which stretches out on more 

       than 1,500 hectares.

12: 30 Lunch at restaurant of Reserve. 

13: 30 Transfer to the AIBD airport. 

14: 00 Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Cap Skirring, the second largest seaside resort in Senegal with its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Cap Skirring.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival, dinner, moving in and overnight stay.

 

Day 04: 

Cap Skirring-Ziguinchor-Dakar  

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for Ziguinchor.

Along the way we will visit: the village of Mlomp with its two-storey mud huts and its eco-museum; the pottery of women from the village of Ediougou.

After the visit, continuation for Ziguinchor.

Arrival, sightseeing tour in the town of Ziguinchor: the big post office, the Cathedral, the St Maur market.

Lunch in a local restaurant.

Transfer to the airport. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Dakar.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Dakar.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival and moving in. 

00: 00 Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 05:

Dakar-Lac Rose-Praia 

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the Pink Lake, a natural curiosity a dark pink verging on purple. This colour is the consequence of the very high salinity of its waters (320g per litre) and the presence of bacteria which, in touch with the sunbeams, act on the colour of the lake. It is also famous for being the arrival point of the Paris-Dakar Rally. 

Arrival and visit of the lake and we will attend the extraction of salt by the populations of the surrounding villages, then we will have a walk through the dunes, following the tracks of the rally to the beach. 

Transfer to the AIBD airport 

Lunch in a local restaurant

Transfer to AIBD Airport of Dakar to take the flight for Praia. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of departure.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Praia, the capital city of Cabo Verde.

 

 

3 Days Cabo Verde

Day 01:

Arrival Praia, Santiago Island, Cabo Verde

  • Transfer to the hotel

  • Breakfast at the hotel.

  • Departure for Praia Capital of Cabo Verde English-speaking guide. 

      Half day tour which starts at 10AM at your pick up location and it ends at 3PM.

      You will visit various points of the city of Praia such as the Presidential Palace, Praça Alexandre de Albuquerque and the Ethnographic Museum.

  • During your visit, you will notice traditional houses and small streets that will take you back in the colonial time period.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

Day 02:

Cidade Velha, World heritage site by UNESCO, 

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure for Cidade Velha, also known as “Old Town of Ribeira Grande” English-speaking guide.

      The first European outpost and a city, discovered in the 15th century and was known as Ribeira Grande until the 18th century, an important       

      place for expansion of European colonies in the Africa. Cidade Velha is the oldest settlement in Cabo Verde and was first discovered in 1462. It        became UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. It was an important harbour for maritime slavery trade and also functioned as a trading post for

      slaves from Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone to Brazil and the Carribean. 

  • This full day tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 4PM.

  • We will go to various key locations of the old city, such as the Fortaleza fortress, Pilorinho, Cathedral ruins and local areas.  

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

 

 

Day 03:

  Santiago Island, at the discovery of Rabelados

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure from the hotel English-speaking guide

      The tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 7PM. 

      Santiago Island is the largest island in Cabo Verde who had extraordinary development since independence in 1975. One of the oldest     

      settlements is São Domingos, a valley in the interior of the Island wich use to have many slaves lebor. 

  • We will go towards the interior of the island until the north side and then return via the west coast of Santiago Island back to the city of Praia.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Visiting the “Rabelados” Village The history of these people, this community, this place is revealed to be inspirational. They were among the groups which revolted against the liturgical reforms of the Catholic Church introduced in the 1940s, isolating themselves from the rest of society. Forced to form cohesive groups in order to survive, the Rabelados community primarily took refuge in the interior of Santiago, in inaccessible mountainous areas, primarily around the municipalities of Tarrafal and Santa Cruz. In those semi-clandestine, isolated conditions, they preserved their religious and cultural traditions, and independence, in the face of the Catholic hierarchy and political powers from the Portuguese. 

  • Return at the hotel.

PROGRAME 3

Dakar-Cap Skirring 4 days/ Dakar 3 nights &

Cap Skrring 1 night

3 days Cabo Verde

 

Day 01:

Arrival Dakar-Goree

Arrival at dawn

Arrival on the ----- flight n°… at AIBD Airport of Dakar, welcome and assistance.

Transfer to the hotel. 

Arrival, moving in and overnight stay.

Breakfast and morning free at the hotel. 

Lunch at the hotel. 

Departure for Dakar harbor.

Arrive and departure on a launch for Goree Island, listed world heritage by UNESCO, a witness of the dark days of the unspeakable trade of the human being.

Arrival at Gorée Island and visit: the slaves’ house, the church, the historical museum, the rocky peak of the Castel which offers an all-around view of Goree. 

Return on the launch to Dakar.

Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 02:

Dakar-Bandia-Cap Skirring 

08: 15 Breakfast at the hotel

09: 00 Departure with our English-speaking guide, across the suburbs of Dakar and some traditional villages to go at 65 km away from Dakar, and visit the baobab-tree forest of Bandia. This forest shelters a big animal reserve where you can find in liberty: giraffes, buffaloes, rhinoceroses, zebras, antelopes, kobs, impalas, reddish-brown faced gazelles, warthogs, oryxes, giant elands, kudu, hippo-hounding roan, crocodiles, giant tortoises, monkeys, jackals, ostriches, and a great number of savannah and forest birds. 

10: 00 Arrival and walk through the baobab-trees

10: 30 We go, on a 4WD safari lorry, and visit the animal reserve which stretches out on more 

       than 1,500 hectares.

12: 30 Lunch at restaurant of Reserve. 

13: 30 Transfer to the AIBD airport. 

14: 00 Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Cap Skirring, the second largest seaside resort in Senegal with its beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut trees.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Cap Skirring.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival, dinner, moving in and overnight stay.

 

Day 03: 

Cap Skirring-Ziguinchor-Dakar  

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for Ziguinchor.

Along the way we will visit: the village of Mlomp with its two-storey mud huts and its eco-museum; the pottery of women from the village of Ediougou.

After the visit, continuation for Ziguinchor.

Arrival, sightseeing tour in the town of Ziguinchor: the big post office, the Cathedral, the St Maur market.

Lunch in a local restaurant.

Transfer to the airport. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of the departure for Dakar.

00: 00 Departure of the ----- flight for Dakar.

00: 00 Arrival at airport, welcome and assistance.

00: 00 Transfer to the hotel.

00: 00 Arrival and moving in. 

00: 00 Dinner and overnight stay.

 

 

Day 04:

Dakar-Lac Rose-Praia 

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the Pink Lake, a natural curiosity a dark pink verging on purple. This colour is the consequence of the very high salinity of its waters (320g per litre) and the presence of bacteria which, in touch with the sunbeams, act on the colour of the lake. It is also famous for being the arrival point of the Paris-Dakar Rally. 

Arrival and visit of the lake and we will attend the extraction of salt by the populations of the surrounding villages, then we will have a walk through the dunes, following the tracks of the rally to the beach. 

Transfer to the AIBD airport 

Lunch in a local restaurant

Transfer to AIBD Airport of Dakar to take the flight for Praia. 

Arrival and assistance with the formalities of departure.

00: 00 Departure of the ---- flight for Praia, the capital city of Cabo Verde.

 

 

3 Days Cabo Verde

Day 01:

Arrival Praia, Santiago Island, Cabo Verde

  • Transfer to the hotel

  • Breakfast at the hotel.

  • Departure for Praia Capital of Cabo Verde English-speaking guide. 

      Half day tour which starts at 10AM at your pick up location and it ends at 3PM.

      You will visit various points of the city of Praia such as the Presidential Palace, Praça Alexandre de Albuquerque and the Ethnographic Museum.

  • During your visit, you will notice traditional houses and small streets that will take you back in the colonial time period.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

Day 02:

Cidade Velha, World heritage site by UNESCO, 

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure for Cidade Velha, also known as “Old Town of Ribeira Grande” English-speaking guide.

      The first European outpost and a city, discovered in the 15th century and was known as Ribeira Grande until the 18th century, an important       

      place for expansion of European colonies in the Africa. Cidade Velha is the oldest settlement in Cabo Verde and was first discovered in 1462. It        became UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. It was an important harbour for maritime slavery trade and also functioned as a trading post for

      slaves from Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone to Brazil and the Carribean. 

  • This full day tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 4PM.

  • We will go to various key locations of the old city, such as the Fortaleza fortress, Pilorinho, Cathedral ruins and local areas.  

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Return at the hotel.

 

 

Day 03:

  Santiago Island, at the discovery of Rabelados

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Departure from the hotel English-speaking guide

      The tour starts at 9AM at your pick up location and it ends at 7PM. 

      Santiago Island is the largest island in Cabo Verde who had extraordinary development since independence in 1975. One of the oldest     

      settlements is São Domingos, a valley in the interior of the Island wich use to have many slaves lebor. 

  • We will go towards the interior of the island until the north side and then return via the west coast of Santiago Island back to the city of Praia.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant. 

  • Visiting the “Rabelados” Village The history of these people, this community, this place is revealed to be inspirational. They were among the groups which revolted against the liturgical reforms of the Catholic Church introduced in the 1940s, isolating themselves from the rest of society. Forced to form cohesive groups in order to survive, the Rabelados community primarily took refuge in the interior of Santiago, in inaccessible mountainous areas, primarily around the municipalities of Tarrafal and Santa Cruz. In those semi-clandestine, isolated conditions, they preserved their religious and cultural traditions, and independence, in the face of the Catholic hierarchy and political powers from the Portuguese. 

  • Return at the hotel.

Serpa Pinto Street 49 • Santiago, Cabo Verde Islands

(Office) + 238 261 5746 • (Tour Info) + 238 919 8925

(24HR Service) CV Movil+ 238 972 1104 • T-mais + 238 919 8924 

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