4x4 tour, Duration 08 days
Combined Senegal - Mauritania
This 4×4 circuit allows you to discover Senegal from Saint Louis to the Banc d’Arguin National Park, created in 1976 and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. located between Nouakchott and Nouadhibou, 12,000 km2 both sea and land, which runs along the Atlantic coast for more than 180 kilometers. A unique ecosystem makes it possible to observe a large number of migratory water birds.
It is inhabited by the Imraguens, a fishing people who have lived along the coast for several centuries.
The Diawling National Park, created in 1991, covers approximately 16,000 hectares in the Senegal River delta. Its waters are full of different species of African-type birds (spade-billed herons, cormorants, etc.) and migrants (ducks, waders, etc.). “Fishing” stays The fishing environment, in particular on the Banc d’Arguin and near Nouadhibou, offers many possibilities.
Saint Louis of Senegal
Reception upon arrival of the Air Senegal flight and transfer to the hostel.
St Louis- The Diawling camp
Breakfast. Visit of the city of St Louis the former capital of Mauritania. and lunch in town. Transfer to the Diama dam. (customs formalities), hyphen between Senegal and Diawling National Park camp
Accompanied by an ornithologist guide, we will discover the many birds that nest in the “bolons”. For 5 hours we will criss-cross the park to photograph “nature”. We will have lunch at Sebka Bariel under the tall trees. nomadic camp
Long day of transfer by tar to Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. Here we are in Moorish country, a city in the middle of the sand. Small visit of the city, Overnight at the hotel.
Nouakchott – Cape Tafarit
Departure towards Cape Tafarit This magnificent place next to the village of Arkeiss has a rocky promontory giving a 180 degree view of the sea, overhanging. The camp is the quietest in the park and it is also a superb spot for sport fishing.
Night at the camp
Cape Tafarit – Iwik
Departure to Iwik via the fishing village Imraguennes: Ten Alloul to Iwik, to find the lanches, these traditional flat-bottomed boats to visit the colonies of birds, through the islands at low tide. Night at the camp
Departure to Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, you will discover during a panoramic tour, the different districts: Teyaret, the Ksar, Toujounine, Tevrakh Zeina, Sebkha and El Mina. This city with very few high-rise buildings is dominated by the minarets of the two mosques: Saudi in the North and Moroccan in the South. You will visit the National Museum, which traces the life of Mauritanians, where various tools, models, manuscripts and various objects brought back by caravans for millennia are exhibited. This museum also houses the national library, visit the Nouakchott market where men trade on the ground floor and women upstairs. At the end of the day, your guide will take you to the fishing port of Nouakchott and then you will go to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Departure for Saint Louis. Transfer to the hotel. Snack in town and airport transfer
* The price includes:
- Reception and transfer to the airport
- Full board
- Camping equipment (Nomad tent.)
- Transport in 4×4 Vehicles
- 4×4 fuels
- spear fees
- French-speaking guide
- To cook
- Entrances to sites and museums and libraries.
* Not Included in the price:
- Fly and cool
- visa fees
- Travel assistance insurance
- drinks and personal expenses, tips
- All charges not specified.