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Gorée Island and Pink Lake

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Activity Schedule

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    Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

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    • Gorée Island and Pink Lake,
    Dakar, Senegal,
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Overview

Crossing with ferry to join the island. The island offers a harbour of peace and gentleness. Narrow and peaceful lanes and red ochre houses adorned with bougainvilleas impart indusputable charm on this town. Listed among the Unesco World heritage Sites, Goree is a veritable place of memory and contemplation, million of people have passed before being taken to america to becomes slaves. Visit the slaves'house, to the St Charles' church, to the historical musuem. Walk into the alley and visit to the workshops'painters.

Retba lake is amazing marvel of nature, know througout the world as Pink lake. It"s famous for its remarquable pinkish-colored water (due to unique bacteria and its strong salt content) that can turn to purple depending on the intensity of sunlight. It's also famous as the last stage of famed Paris-Dakar car rally. Visit of the salt extractor area,visit of peulh village. Unforgettable senesation with a bath in the lake, and rinse with fresh water.

Others
You can extend the activity applying for a 4WD ride on the dunes and on the beach (not included and must be paid locally).
The Museum of Gorée island is closed on Mondays

Languages
English and French

Inclusions

  • Entrance fee
  • Guide
  • Meal
  • Transport
  • Tourguide

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