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Senegal / Gambia Program Fact Sheet

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SENEGAL / GAMBIA: WEST AFRICA PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE

Schedule: usually November (not currently scheduled) (see also Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Ghana and Togo)
Program Price (lodging, two meals/day, guide, museum fees and more): US$1490 (less than six people add $100) (airfare is not included). Average out of pocket expenses per program $100 plus or minus $50.
Description: Day 1­2: Explore Dakar and historic Goree Island. Day 3­5: Cycle on to the mainland and into the interior, stopping at the beach and in rural villages. Day 6­8: Visit villages and Banjul, in the estuary area of the Saloum and Gambia rivers. Day 9­12: enjoy the lush beauty, and culturally rich Casamance region. Day 13­14: Return to Dakar for the end of the program.
Features: Small group, self-contained bicycle program of Senegal/Gambia coast and estuaries. Highlights include rural life-styles & culture of the multi-cultural West African coast (Wollof, Serra & Dioula), unique architectural forms, historic sites (Goree Island), markets, art, village stays, people, incredible bird watching and beaches.
Starting/Ending Point: Dakar, Senegal.
Skill Level: Suitable for fit Beginner/Intermediate/Expert. This is an excellent first tour for the less experienced bicycle tourer, yet it has lots of options to keep even the most experience traveler occupied.
Mileage Daily / Total: 18-56 miles / 580km, 350 miles.
Cycling Conditions: 80% paved roads, pleasant, flat, scenic terrain.
Accommodations: Mostly small hotels (some rustic), no tent camping.
Van Support: None. Local transport is generally available.
Meals Included: Two meals per day, generally breakfast and dinner (traditional food, meat, chicken, fish, rice, beans, pasta, potatoes).
Other Activities: boats, walking
Bike: Mountain bike or touring bike with wide tires suitable.    Bike Rental: Not available.
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