Silversea Luxury Cruises A DAKAR

DAKAR
DAKAR

Big, crowded and chaotic, Dakar can seem like a dirty mess not worth the effort, but relax and dig in—this is emerging Africa. The city is progressing quickly as the country develops, and already Dakar is home to many worthy restaurants and thumping nightlife. Historic sights are here, as well as nice beaches.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

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Excursiones en DAKAR

18-Holes at Golf Club de Saly

Discover why luxury is par for the course during this relaxing, full-day golfing excursion with lunch at a 4-star hotel.

Golf Club de Saly

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour drive to Saly. Upon arrival, head to the Golf Club de Saly. This magnificent, 18-hole course has at least seven holes with water obstacles, and features immaculate greens surrounded by a luxurious subtropical forest with baobab, goyava, and cashew trees. Upon arrival, commence your relaxing round of golf.

Lamantin Beach Hotel

Afterward, re-board your coach and proceed to Lamantin Beach for lunch at the 5-star Lamantin Beach Hotel. At the conclusion of your meal, re-board your coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and golf cart. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing with soft spikes and sun protection are recommended. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Bandia Park & Senegal Countryside

Discover the splendid natural beauty, wildlife and culture of Senegal during this picturesque, full-day sightseeing excursion.

Bandia Countryside and Baobab Forest

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 1.5-hour drive through the lovely, diverse Bandia countryside and Sindia's Baobab Forest en route to the Bandia National Game Park.

Bandia National Game Park

Upon arrival, board an all-terrain vehicle for a panoramic photo safari. Along the way, observe the abundant wildlife, including monkeys, giraffes, gazelles, antelopes, and warthogs in their natural habitat.

Lunch and Serer Village

Next, proceed for a Senegalese lunch at the lodge in the park's Bandia restaurant. After lunch, re-board your coach and continue on to the native Serer Village, home to one of the most important ethic groups in Senegal. Here, meet the chief and local leaders, and be welcomed by the inhabitants in the purest tradition of Senegalese hospitality. Following your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 1.5-hour drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of off-road driving and walking, at times over uneven surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and off-road vehicles. This tour is not suitable for pregnant guests, guests with neck or back problems, guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended. Guests must be at least four (4) years old to participate on this tour.

Panoramic Dakar

Discover the bustling capital of Senegal during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion to Dakar.

President's Palace and Grand Mosque

Depart the pier for the short drive to the President's Palace. After a photo stop here, re-board your coach and continue past the National Assembly, Cathedral and Grand Mosque, then make another photo stop at the University of Dakar.

Soumbedioune Handicraft Market and Médina

Next, proceed for a visit to the Soumbedioune Handicraft Market, one of the major street markets of Dakar and a popular tourist attraction. Leaving the market, re-board your coach and drive through the Médina. One of the most ancient and most populous areas of Dakar, its original African character contrasts the modern districts of the Plateau. As such, Médina is also the cultural centre of the city and home to some of its most prominent landmarks.

Millenium Door, Sand Painting and Kermel Market

A photo stop is made at the Millenium Door, the new 'Monument of the African Renaissance' and tallest statue in the world. From here, head for visits to the Sand Painting and Kermel Market, located near the recently-built Grand Theatre of Dakar. Your tour concludes with a short drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended; shorts are not permitted on this tour. The tour sequence may vary.

Pink Lake Retba & Village Feast

Experience the splendid beauty, customs and traditions of Senegal during this unforgettable, full-day excursion to Pink Lake Retba.

Wolof Village and Pink Lake Retba

Depart the pier for the scenic, 30-minute drive to Wolof Village. After a brief stop here, re-board your coach and continue approximately 20 miles (about 32 kilometres) north of Dakar and across the Niaye Greenbelt en route to Pyou, home of the Pink Lake Retba. This world-renowned lake features remarkable, pinkish-coloured water due to a microorganism and its high density of salt. Depending on the intensity of the sun rays, the colour may even turn to purple.

Sand Dune Drive and Fulani Village

Upon arrival at the Pink Lake Retba, board your off-road vehicles, and tour the lake and sand dunes during a picturesque and exciting drive. Around the lake, different ethnic groups have organised different ways of living. A visit is made to Fulani Village. Here, you can interact with the villagers, then take an exhilarating drive on the wild, beautiful beach, the final stage of the worldfamous Paris-Dakar Car Rallye.

Senegalese Lunch and Bambilor Village

Following your off-road jaunt, head to the lodge on the north bank of the lake for a refreshment and comfort stop, then proceed for an authentic Senegalese lunch at the Keur Salim restaurant. After lunch, a visit is made to Bambilor Village. Upon arrival, you are treated to a welcome ceremony, village feast, traditional songs and dances, and a Senegalese wrestling demonstration. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of off-road driving and walking, at times over uneven surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and off-road vehicles. This tour is not suitable for pregnant guests, guests with neck or back problems, guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended; shorts are not permitted. Guests must be at least four (4) years old to participate on this tour.

Explore the undersea beauty along the Dakar Peninsula during this scenic, half-day scuba diving excursion.

Goree or Madeleine Island and Dakar Peninsula

Depart the pier for the short drive to the Oceanium Scuba Diving Club, a specialized scuba diving organisation. Upon arrival embark your dive boat for the ride to either Goree Island or Madeleine Island, located in front of the Dakar Peninsula.

Guided Scuba Diving Session

After receiving your safety instructions and diving gear, begin your approximately 90-minute guided diving session. Along the way, explore the area's abundant coral beds, tropical fish species and marine life. Following your diving session, ride back to the dock, and then re-board your coach for the short drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of activity, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and embark/disembark the boat. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. PADI dive certification and a signed waiver are required to participate on this tour. Guests are advised to wear a swimsuit under a cover-up with boat or beach shoes, and bring sun protection and a towel from the ship. The scuba diving centre is closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Traditional Dakar & SOS Children Village

Explore the culture, traditions and people of Dakar during this memorable, half-day sightseeing excursion.

Dakar City Tour

Depart the pier for a scenic, approximately 1.5-hour orientation drive through Dakar City. Along the way, pass by Independence Square and marvel at the Chamber of Commerce, Foreign Affairs Ministry and other historical Colonial buildings surrounding it. Following a stop at the Presidential Palace, join a Senegalese art professor on a guided tour of the African Art Museum of Ifan, the richest museum in West Africa, then visit the Senegal Parliament House and Cathedral.

SOS Children's Village and Lunch

Next, re-board your coach and head to the SOS Children's Village. Upon arrival, meet the children and staff, learn about the organization, and take a guided tour. Following your visit, proceed for a Senegalese lunch at the Le Calebasse restaurant.

Yoff Village

After lunch head to the traditional village of Yoff. Here, meet the village Chief and notables, attend a folkloric ceremony, take a tour of the village and meet some of the villagers. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.

Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and 20 steps at the restaurant. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility, but is not wheelchair-accessible. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended; shorts are not permitted. The African Art Museum of Ifan is closed on Mondays.

Programas en tierra en DAKAR

Mid-Voyage Land Adventure: History, People & Nature of Senegal

Named after the river of the same name, Senegal is a country on Africa's west coast with a rich French-Colonial heritage and many natural attractions. Following an overnight stay at the Hotel Terrou-Bi in the capital city of Dakar, your overland excursion explores the city of Saint Louis. The first capital of French West Africa, Saint Louis is a charming old town with Colonial architecture. Afterward, check-in to the Hotel La Maison Rose for lunch, dinner and an overnight stay. The next morning, proceed for a scenic drive to the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and natural oasis formed by hundreds of miles of partially-flooded lands. Marvel at this wetland habitat and some of the 400 bird species that migrate here each fall from Europe, and take a picturesque boat-ride to Djoudj Island. Next, proceed for lunch and a 4WD journey across the tracks, national roads and dunes of the Lampoul Desert before arriving at a permanent camp situated on spectacular dunes. Upon arrival, proceed for dinner and an overnight stay in the tented camp at the Ecolodge de Lampoul. After breakfast on the third morning, drive to the Pink Lake, a shallow, saltwater lake surrounded by dunes. The water is ten-times saltier than the ocean, and, due to the high concentration of minerals, the lake often shimmers into pink. During your stop at this uniquely beautiful lake, learn about its history and how the collection of salt is organised, and observe the salt collectors plying their trade. Afterward, take a drive in a 4WD vehicle around the lake and through the dunes en route to the beach, then return to the Pink Lake. From here, a stop is made for lunch en route to Dakar Airport. Your Mid-Voyage Land Adventure continues with a scheduled flight to Casablanca, overnight and half day tour in Casablanca. After the tour, embark the ship.


04MIDDKR-A: History, People & Nature of Senegal

Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights

Departs from: Dakar

Re-join ship: Casablanca

Reserve: At least 90 days prior to sailing


IMPORTANT NOTE:

This Silver Shore Mid-Land Adventure requires advance booking through Silversea Reservations no later than 90 days prior to the sail date. Requests received after this date may be accommodated on a space-available basis. Tickets are available in limited quantities, and participation cannot be guaranteed for those guests not booking well in advance. A minimum number of participants is required to operate this programme. If this minimum number is not met, Silversea reserves the right to offer the programme at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel the specific departure. Cancellation fee, unless otherwise advised, 90 - 0 days prior to the initial sailing date: 100% of the programme fare per person is due.


Payment-in-full is due within 120 days prior to sailing. Booking made within 120 days of sailing require full payment within seven days of booking or sooner, as specified by Silversea. Onboard Spending Credit may not be applied to the purchase of this programme.


All Land Adventure fares are subject to change, and not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable, and non-refundable, within 90 days of sailing. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older. All Land Adventures are owned by independent contractors, and Silversea makes no representations and assumes no responsibility for the services provided by these operators. Land Adventures may be modified by the operators at their sole discretion.

VISA and VACCINATION:

Please check with your travel professional for details regarding visa and vaccination requirements. It is the responsibility of each guest to obtain all appropriate visas and vaccinations before cruising.



LOCAL CURRENCY:

The local currency is the West African CFA Franc; however, Euros and US Dollars are well-accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited, and credit cards are accepted in most larger shops and hotels.

Explore the French-Colonial history, local lifestyles and diverse natural habitats of Senegal during this panoramic, four-night excursion along the west coast of Africa.


DAY ONE - Friday, May 3, 2019 - Dakar


Transfer to the Terrou Bi Hotel, check-in and time at leisure

Depart the pier for the short transfer to the Terrou Bi Hotel. Upon arrival and after check-in, the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure.


Dinner and overnight accommodations in a Sea View Room at the Hotel Terrou-Bi.


DAY TWO - Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Dakar/Saint Louis City


Scenic drive to Saint Louis City

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and depart for the scenic, approximately three-hour drive to Saint Louis City. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of this charming old town, which was the first capital of the French West African colonies (AOF). The former base of the 'Aeropostale' airmail pioneer operation between Europe, Africa and South America, Saint Louis also served at the base for famous writer, aviator and author of 'The Little Prince', Saint Exupéry.


Free time to explore Saint Louis City via calash or on-foot, and a transfer to your hotel

The best way to visit the narrow lanes of Saint Louis City is by calash, just as locals do. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to stroll about the tiny avenues and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this old town. At the conclusion of your visit, transfer to your hotel.


Check-in, lunch and time at leisure at the Hotel La Maison Rose

Upon arrival, check-in at the Hotel La Maison Rose, then proceed for lunch at the hotel. After lunch, the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure.


Dinner and overnight accommodations in a Suite at the Hotel La Maison Rose.


DAY THREE - May 5, 2019 - Saint Louis City/Lompoul


Breakfast and a scenic drive to the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for the scenic, approximately 1.5-hour drive north to the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (Parc National des Oiseaux du Djoudj). An UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary is a natural oasis formed by hundreds of miles of partially-flooded lands.


Wetland habitats and bird species, including pelicans and flamingos

The best habitat and nesting site for over a million migratory and resident birds, this 'humid paradise' lies on the southeastern bank of the Senegal River and offers a range of wetland habitats that are especially popular with migrating birds, many of which arrive here for the winter after crossing the Sahara. Since this park is the single-most important wintering site in the region, over 400 species of birds, including pelicans, flamingos and aquatic warblers, migrate here from Europe.


Picturesque boat-ride to Djoudj Island

Upon arrival at the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, embark a boat for a picturesque, approximately one-hour ride to Djoudj Island.


Lunch and a drive across the Lampoul Desert en route to a permanent camp on spectacular dunes

Following your visit to the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, a stop is made for lunch. After lunch, re-board your vehicle for the approximately four-hour drive across the tracks, national roads and dunes of the Lampoul Desert before arriving at a permanent camp situated on spectacular dunes.


Check-in, dinner and time at leisure

After check-in, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore the location in the desert. Proceed to dinner and overnight accommodations in a spacious tent with beds at the Ecolodge de Lampoul.


Please note: May is the end of the dry season, and the lagoon might be dry. If such is the case, not many pelicans may be seen. The weather in the Lampoul Desert may be a bit breezy at night; a light coat or jacket is recommended. Since the tents are situated on the dunes, guests must climb down-and-up a dune to go to the tent and back to the restaurant.


DAY FOUR - May 6, 2019 - Lampoul/Pink Lake/Dakar/Casablanca


Breakfast, a visit to Pink Lake, and off-road driving around the lake and dunes en route to the beach

After breakfast at the Ecolodge de Lampoul, check-out and depart for the scenic, approximately three-hour drive to Lac Rose (Pink Lake), a shallow, saltwater lake surrounded by dunes and also known as the 'Lac Retba'. The water is ten-times saltier than the ocean, and, due to the high concentration of minerals, the lake often shimmers in a hue of pink. More than 600 workers collect salt in the waters of the lake in the traditional way. During your stop at this uniquely beautiful lake, learn about its history and how the collection of salt is organised, and observe the salt collectors plying their trade. Afterward, take a drive in a 4WD vehicle around the lake and through the dunes en route to the beach, then return to the Pink Lake.


Lunch at a local restaurant

Leaving the Pink Lake, re-board your coach and proceed for lunch at a local restaurant.


Dakar Airport transfer, scheduled flight to Casablanca and a transfer to your ship

After lunch, commence the approximately 1.5-hour drive to Dakar Airport for your scheduled approximately 3.5-hour flight to Casablanca. Upon arrival in Casablanca, transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Please note that this hotel is a 'dry hotel'. No alcohol is available.


Breakfast, a visit to Casablanca, and transfer to the ship

After breakfast at the hotel and check-out, depart for a sightseeing tour of Casablanca. Proceed to the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque. The Mosque is the second-largest mosque in the Islamic world. This magnificent building is both overwhelming in its grandeur and exquisite in its detail. The Mosque can hold 25,000 people and the foundations are built partly on land and partly over the water. Some of the ceilings are over 200 feet tall (70 meters), and a part of this amazing and sacred building has a retractable roof. The construction of the Mosque began in 1980 and was completed in 1993. After your visit at the Mosque, get off the coach to Mohamed V Square for a photo opportunity. Continue to the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church and then 'Habbous Quarter' for a short stroll through this historic part of the city, lined with souks, shops, and a warren of alleyways & surrounding the Royal Place.

Your Mid-Voyage Land Adventure concludes at the pier in time for your lunch on board Silver Whisper.



Please note: This Mid-Voyage Land Adventure involves an extensive amount of off-road driving and a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven, natural, sandy and bumpy surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and embark/disembark the boat, and at the sites visited. This tour is suitable for active guests in good physical condition. This tour is not suitable for pregnant guests, guests with neck and/or back problems, guests with heart and/or respiratory conditions, guests prone to motion sickness, guests with limited mobility, and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring a light jacket, camera, and any necessary medication from the ship. Hotels, restaurants, coaches, guides, and equipment are the best-available in the area, but may not be up to the standards of those found on other excursions. Operation of this tour is subject to weather conditions. The tour sequence may vary. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.


Programme Includes:

- One-night stay in a Sea View Room at the Hotel Terrou-Bi - Dakar

- One-night stay in a in a Suite at the Hotel La Maison Rose - Saint Louis City

- One-night stay in a spacious tent with beds at the Ecolodge de Lampoul - Lampoul

- One-night stay in Casablanca at the Hotel Four Seasons

- Scheduled flight: Dakar/Casablanca (Economy-Class). Business-Class is available upon request at an additional charge and subject to availability, as most aircraft do not offer business seating

- Four breakfasts, three lunches and four dinners (lunch includes choice of two local beers, soft drinks, bottled water; beverage at dinner also includes house wine)

- Guide services

- Boat-ride to Djoudj Island

- Dune rides in a 4WD vehicle at Pink Lake


Not Included:

Any meals and drinks not specified above, gratuities to drivers and tour guides, laundry, telephone calls, cancellation insurance and other personal items.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.