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 Private 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 / $11 per person) when they arrive at the reserve.
Hiring the specialist wildlife guide is optional and not obligatory.
Complete your trip with a visit to Lac Rose
If you prefer, you can also book a tour of the Bandia Reserve and Lac Rose from Saly. Besides visiting the nature reserve, you will also discover the spectacular Lac Rose (Pink Lake), one of Senegal's most spectacular nature spots.
Departures from other points in Senegal
There is also the option to reserve this Bandia Reserve tour departing from Dakar.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
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Private Tour in English
Up to 2 peopleUS$ 136.40
Up to 8 peopleUS$ 183.90
Up to 15 peopleUS$ 362
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. 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.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves 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 temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks 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?
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.
Physical: Only some areas are accessible. An accompanying person is required. Show more
Visual: Varies according to the attraction included. Audible security and alarm system.
Auditory: Varies according to the attraction included. Security system and visual alarm.
Intellectual: Varies according to the attraction included. Information in easy-to-read format. Accessible toilets. Security system and visual and audible alarm.
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.
If you have any other questions please contact us.