Witness the colourful carnival in Bissau, the rhythmic dances of the Casamance, explore the tropical paradise of the Bijagos islands, discover the Senegalese hospitality and magic landscapes between ocean, rivers and savanna. A special journey with travel photographer Catherina Unger
Senegal, a fascinating country
From Gorée, the island of slaves, to Djoudj Park, paradise for millions of seasonal and migratory birds. From the colonial atmosphere of Saint Louis, to the holy city of Touba. From the Peul nomads of the north to the fortified houses of the Diola in Casamance.Learn more about Senegal
Festivals and cultural events
Music and mask festivals characterise Senegalese life. "Saint Louis Jazz" is the best known event: an important one that jazz and Africa enthusiasts cannot miss. In the villages of Casamance is preserved the use of masks. In particular, the Kumpo mask coated with Ronier Palm leaves.Discover festivals
Discover our tours to Senegal
An amazing itinerary crossing three countries from north to south to experience the spectacular variety of natural environments: desert dunes, savanna, estuaries, forest, mangrove swamps, to end with an ocean navigation to enjoy the Bijagos Archipelago without forgetting art, music and culture.
A comfortable expedition from North to South in a crescendo of changing landscapes: from the dunes of the southern edge of Sahara to the arid savannahs of Ferlo discovering one of the most important ornithological reserves in the world and large rivers and forests.
Specials itineraries as portions of the ultimate Trans-Sahara and Black Africa expedition. Desert, adventure, tribal culture and wild nature. These journeys will be lead by Alberto Nicheli the TransAfrica founder and the discoverer of these new tracks!
From Trans-Sahara to Black Africa MOROCCO, WESTERN SAHARA, MAURITANIA, SENEGAL, GAMBIA, GUINEA BISSAU Lead by Alberto Nicheli, TransAfrica founder, who has a wealth of experience and understanding of West Africa tribal cultures.