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Activities in Dakar

Joal-Fadiouth and Tribal Village Private Trip

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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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US$ 248.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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The historic town of Joal-Fadiouth is located to the southeast of Dakar, on the tip of the stunning Petite Côte coastline. Discover it for yourself when you take our amazing trip during which you will also visit a traditional Serer tribal village.

The historic town of Joal-Fadiouth is located to the southeast of Dakar, on the tip of the stunning Petite Côte coastline. Discover it for yourself when you take our amazing trip during which you will also visit a traditional Serer tribal village.

Joal-Fadiouth and Tribal Village Private Trip

We will collect you from your hotel at 9 am in Dakar and hop into a 4x4 vehicle to begin our fantastic tour of Senegal's Petite Côte coastline. Our first stop is a tribal village of the Serer people, the third largest ethnic group in the country.

There, you will get a taste of the inhabitant's traditional way of life when you discover the local houses, schools, and shops. You will also visit a local market where you will encounter traditional products, handcrafted by the tribespeople.

After visiting the tribal village, our trip continues at Joal, a settlement discovered by the Portuguese in the 15th century and the birth city of the first president of Senegal, Leopold Senghor. We will take to the fishing port, one of the largest on the Petite-Côte coast.

Later we then go to the neighboring commune of Fadiouth crossing a wooden bridge that links both localities. During our tour, you will find out why both settlements historically united. On the other side, you discover the Fadiouth lies on an island of clam shells.

We will visit the Cemetary, which is home to the remains of both Christians and Muslims. You will also learn all about the history of the baobab tree, which stands there in homage to the deceased. You will also encounter a pretty traditional church.

Then we return to Joal. If you want, you can paddle there along the waters of the Atlantic in a canoe (optional). Our tour finally comes to an end in Dakar where we will drop you back at your hotel.

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 8 people Up to 15 people
Private Tour in English
US$ 248.80
US$ 451.40

Private Tour in English

  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 248.80
  • Up to 15 people

    US$ 451.40

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Covid-19 Measures

It is compulsory to display a Covid vaccination certificate or a negative PCR or antigen test performed up to 48 hours before the activity. Vaccines and tests must be authorised and recognised in the country of the activity. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Transport in 4x4 vehicle.

Tolls.

English speaking guide.

Private tour exclusively for you and your companions.

Not included

Food.

Optional canoe ride (€15, $17 per person approx.).

When to book?

You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

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    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Per group from
US$ 248.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.