Located only 9 miles from Saly, Bandia Nature Reserve is home to numerous species of amazing African animals. See them up close when you take our fantastic safari trip!
Bandia Reserve Tour
After picking you up from your hotel in Saly, we will head directly north towards the Bandia Reserve. Along the way will pass through a magical forest of baobab trees which are native to Africa. After a journey of around two hours, we reach the Bandia Nature Reserva, a stunning protected wilderness area which is home to many of the region's wildlife.
We will explore the principal parts of the reserve on board an all-terrain vehicle. On this route, you will see wonderful creatures such as buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, and rhinos, and other African wild animals in their natural habitat.
During this safari around Bandia, you can capture some fabulous photos of your favorite animals, from a safe distance. You will have memories of this brilliant adventure to keep forever. When the tour has finished, we will return to your hotel in Saly.
Fees not included in the Trip
The trip does not include the entry fee for the Bandia Reserve, which costs €19 ($21 approx.) per person. Once in the reserve, the only way to explore the area is via an all-terrain jeep tour which is not included in the trip. The jeep tour costs €62 euros ($70 approx.) per person.
Guide specialized in wildlife
This trip includes an English speaking guide, both for the journey from Saly and during the all-terrain jeep tour around Bandia Nature Reserve. Nevertheless, for those that prefer to learn about the animals in greater detail have the option to contract a tour guide specialized in the local wildlife (€10 / $11 per person) when they arrive at the reserve.
Hiring the specialist wildlife guide is optional and not obligatory.
Complete your trip with a visit to Lac Rose
If you prefer, you can also book a tour of the Bandia Reserve and Lac Rose from Saly. Besides visiting the nature reserve, you will also discover the spectacular Lac Rose (Pink Lake), one of Senegal's most spectacular nature spots.
Departures from other points in Senegal
There is also the option to reserve this Bandia Reserve tour departing from Dakar.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
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Private Tour in English
Up to 2 peopleUS$ 124.70
Up to 8 peopleUS$ 168.10
Up to 15 peopleUS$ 330.80
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport in private air conditioned vehicle.
English speaking guide.
Entry to the Bandia Reserve (€19 / $21 per person approx.).
4x4 jeep tour of the nature reserve (€62 / $70 per person approx.).
Optional guide specialized in local wildlife (€10 / $11 per person approx.).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Saly).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).