Savannah by Bike

Discover Senegal in a different way, take the time to appreciate the landscapes, to observe nature, to chat with the people you meet along the way.

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

The route is suitable for all audiences, and does not present any particular difficulty. An original and unique way to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere.


Day 1: Airport – Gandiole

Arrival at the airport

Transfer to your hotel in Gandiole, on the banks of the Senegal River, along the Langue de Barbarie.

Day 2: Gandiole

Breakfast. Rest until 10 a.m. The pool awaits you. Briefing on the program. Departure for the village of Gandiole. Return for lunch.

Departure in the afternoon for a 12 km journey in the savannah around Gandiole. Aperitif in a camp by the river, then return for dinner at your hotel.

Day 3: Gandiole

Breakfast then departure for the Guembeul reserve. Visit on foot then picnic lunch.

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

Day 4: Gandiole – Sowène – Gandiole

Breakfast then departure for a ten-kilometer bike ride towards a lodge in Sowène. Visit of the onion gardens. Lunch and swimming at the lodge. Return by pirogue with your bikes towards the hotel.

On the way, visit the natural park of the Langue de Barbarie and the Bird Island. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Gandiole – Sowène – Guélakh

Breakfast then departure for Rao passing by the small marshes. Picnic lunch then visit to the Rao market.

Loading of the bikes into horse-drawn carts towards Guélakh (because of a lot of sand). Visit to the village of Guélakh. Dinner and overnight in bivouac.

Day 6: Guélakh – Dialakhah

Breakfast. The carriages take you to Dialakhah on the edge of a marsh. By bike, you follow a 25 km track to the next bivouac.

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

Day 7: Dialakhah – Saint-Louis

Breakfast then departure for Bango passing by the dikes on the edge of the Senegal River. A vehicle will pick up the bikes to join Saint-Louis.

Lunch in town in a Senegalese restaurant. City tour by bike of the former 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 with free lunch.

Assistance with boarding. End of our services.

Benefit from preferential rates negotiated with our partner (starting from – rates vary depending on the date).

For a personalized quote or any specific request, please fill out the contact form on the contact page.

  • 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

Note: We advise you to wear clothing suitable for cycling, to avoid friction and ensure your comfort.

These prices include:

  • Full board at the hotel
  • Loan of a bike, helmet, backpack and water bottle
  • Assistance vehicle
  • 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
  • Air tickets
  • Optional excursions
  • Free or non-included lunches
  • Drinks during meals
  • Possible New Year’s Eve and New Year supplements

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