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Walking with the Lions in Fathala Reserve

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What to Expect

Day 1: Exploration of Kaolack Central Market and Boat riding on the Saloum Rover

Stop At: Le Relais Hotel, Kaolack, Senegal
At Kaolack ,exploration of the Central Market .Kaolack is a crossroad very close to the Gambia .When visit the market ,you will see the colours and beauty of an African .There you will the typical shops and workshops of the shoes makers ,the sellers of animals skins such as lions ,monkeys ,snakes.and so on that here people use to make their amulets. You will also see the amulets markers ,the african fabrics sellers,the fruits and vegetables sellers.Broadly a very colorful market and also the motobikes use as taxi .Kaolack is also the capital city of peanuts. That's why at a time of the year ,you can see ," mountains of peanuts.Before arriving at Kaolack ,we visit a village ,therefore a real immersion in local culture.For instance ,the villagers will teach you how to pound the millet ,they use to make couscous. Lunch at Le Relais Hotel Upon arrival at Toubacouta in Keur Saloum Hotel ,we will have boat riding to explore the area ,which is world heritage going through the huge mangrove for birdwatching .There,you can see :the giant kingfisher ,the pied kingfisher, the osprey ,the palm but vulture,the marsh barrier ,the Goliath heron ,the great white heron ,the white breasted cormoran, and so on .Diner and overnight at Keur Saloum in half boarf
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Keur Saloum in Toubacouta

Day 2: The Walk with the Lions

Stop At: Fathala Reserve, Foundiougne Senegal
After breakfast ,we move southwards ,towards the Gambian border. Upon arrival at Fathala Animals Reserve ,a ranger will give a briefing about the walk with the Lions and then we start that sensational and pleasure adventure ,with the escort of the rangers
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all the hotels in Dakar and Saly Portugal ,the seaside resort
Departure Time
8:00 AM
2 days
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Hotel in half board
  • Boat riding ,
  • All the visits
  • The walk with the lions
  • Entry/Admission - Fathala Reserve
  • Beverage
  • Water
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For the walk with the you should measure 1,45 meter
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Please think!!!! Wild Animals dont WALK with tourists. They are full of drugs. So so sad There is not 1 wild animal who want to walk with people. Dont pay for this!!!
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