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Savannah by Bike

Discover Senegal differently, take the time to appreciate the landscapes, to look at nature, to chat with the people you meet on the way.

This bike tour will take you to the Saint-Louis region, through the savannah and semi-desert landscapes, on bush tracks.

The route is suitable for everyone, and does not involve any particular difficulty. “Savannah by bike”, an original and unique way to soak up the local atmosphere.


Day 1: Airport – Gandiole

Arrival at the airport

Transfer to your hotel in Gandiole, by the Senegal river, along the Langue de Barbarie.


Day 2: Gandiole

Breakfast. Rest until 10 a.m. The swimming pool awaits you.

Small briefing on the program. Departure for the village of Gandiole. Return for lunch.

Departure in the afternoon for 12 km in the savannah around Gandiole.

Aperitif in a camp by the river, then return for dinner at your hotel.


Day3: Gandiole

Breakfast then departure for the Guembeul reserve. Walking tour then picnic lunch.

On the way back, observation of the sparrowhawk fishermen, detour through the salt lakes then arrival at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.


Day4: Gandiole – Sowène – Gandiole

Breakfast then departure for ten kilometers by bicycle towards a lodge in Sowène.

Visit the onion gardens. Lunch and swim at the lodge. Return by pirogue with your bikes towards the hotel.

On the way, visit the Langue de Barbarie natural park and Île aux Oisieaux.

Dinner and overnight.


Day 5: Gandiole – Sowène – Guélakh

Breakfast then departure for Rao via the little backwaters.

Picnic lunch then visit of Rao market.

Embarkation of bicycles in horse carts in the direction of Guélakh (because a lot of sand).

Visit the village of Guélakh. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.


Day 6: Guélakh – Dialakhah

Breakfast. Horse-drawn carriages take you to Dialakhah at the edge of a backwater.

By bike, you follow a 25 km track to the next bivouac.

Along the way, a meal stop is planned in a tent. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.


Day 7: Dialakhah – Saint-Louis

Breakfast then departure for Bango via dikes along the Senegal river.

A vehicle will pick up the bikes to reach Saint-Louis.

Lunch in town in a Senegalese restaurant.

Bike tour of the ancient capital of French West Africa.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Saint-Louis.


Day 8: Saint-Louis – Airport

Breakfast and free morning.

Departure for the airport. Free lunch.


Take advantage of preferential rates negotiated with our partners.

For a personalized quote, group rates or any special request, please complete the form below:

  • For 2 people:            € 966 net per person
  • For 3 people:            € 867 net per person
  • For 4 people:            € 775 net per person
  • For 5 people:            € 691 net per person
  • For 6 people:            € 664 net per person
  • For 7 people:            € 642 net per person
  • For 8 people:            € 633 net per person
  • Single supplement:  € 137 net per person


  • We advise you to wear clothes suitable for cycling, to avoid friction and guarantee your comfort.


These prices include:

  • Full board at the hotel
  • Loan of a bicycle, helmet, backpack and water bottle
  • Assistance vehicle
  • Guide guide
  • Full board at the bivouac
  • Bivouac equipment
  • Visits and park entrances
  • Drinking or mineral water
  • Airport transfers

These prices do not include:

  • Tips and personal expenses
  • The plane tickets
  • Optional excursions
  • Free or non-included lunches
  • Drinks during meals
  • New Year’s Eve and New Year supplements

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