October 3, 2024
Welcome to Senegal! After enduring those long flights to reach our destination, today is all about relaxation and unwinding as we kick off our adventure together.
As the sun rises over our picturesque location, you'll have the chance to fully recharge and pamper yourself. Our hotel offers a plethora of amenities designed to make you feel right at home, including a sparkling pool that beckons for a refreshing dip and a stylish bar where you can savor delicious cocktails while soaking in the laid-back atmosphere.
In the evening, we gather for the much-anticipated Urban Flight Collective welcome dinner. Tonight's affair promises to be a sensational and unforgettable experience. The theme of the evening is "brown cheetah print," so get ready to flaunt your unique style and creativity.
October 4, 2024
Today promises a unique blend of beauty, tradition, and exploration as we dive headfirst into the rich heritage of the continent where hair braiding originated.
Our day begins with a special treat that celebrates the artistry and cultural significance of hair braiding. In a dedicated Urban Flight Collective hair braiding session, you'll have the opportunity to have your hair beautifully and expertly braided by some of the most skilled local hair braiders. This is not just about a hairstyle; it's a chance to connect with the authentic traditions of the region, where intricate and stunning braids have been an integral part of culture for centuries. Prepare to be amazed by the craftsmanship and creativity of these talented artisans, as they transform your hair into a work of art.
After embracing the beauty of braids, we'll venture out to explore the local culture further. Our next stop is a bustling local market, where the colors, sounds, and aromas will immerse you in the heart of the community. Here, you'll find an array of treasures waiting to be discovered. From intricately designed jewelry to vibrant clothing, and from artisanal handbags to unique souvenirs, the market offers a delightful shopping experience like no other. Be ready to shop 'til you drop as you explore the stalls, interact with local vendors, and uncover hidden gems that will become cherished mementos of your journey.
October 5, 2024
Today we will head to Goree Island, a place that holds a significant and poignant chapter in Senegal's history. Our day begins with a boat ride to the beautiful Goree Island, located just off the coast of Dakar. This tranquil island, with its cobblestone streets and colonial-era architecture, offers a stark contrast to the profound and harrowing history it holds. As we step ashore, you'll be transported back in time to an era when Goree Island served as a crucial hub in the transatlantic slave trade.
Our guided tour will provide a deep insight into Senegal's slave history and the broader context of the transatlantic slave trade, emphasizing the importance of remembering and honoring those who endured such atrocities.
October 6, 2024
Today's adventure takes us to the mesmerizing Lake Retba, a natural wonder known for its captivating pink hue. After soaking in the beauty of Lake Retba, get ready for some exhilarating activities. We'll provide you with the opportunity to hop on ATVs (All-Terrain Vehicles) for an adrenaline-pumping ride through the surrounding dunes and trails.
As the day unfolds, we'll also introduce you to a time-honored mode of transportation in the region—camel riding. You'll have the chance to experience the gentle sway of these magnificent animals as they carry you across the desert landscape. This camel ride not only offers a unique perspective on the terrain but also connects you with the nomadic traditions of the area.
October 7, 2024
Today's adventure will bring you up close and personal with LIONS, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Upon arriving at the lion reserve, you'll be introduced to a team of experienced and passionate wildlife experts who will provide you with valuable insights into the lives and behaviors of these magnificent animals.
Under the watchful eye of trained guides, you'll have the extraordinary opportunity to walk alongside these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. As you stroll through the reserve with the lions at your side, you'll feel a deep connection with the wild and gain a profound appreciation for their grace and power.
Throughout this immersive experience, our guides will share their extensive knowledge about the lion's behavior, biology, and conservation efforts to protect this iconic species. You'll learn about the challenges these creatures face in the wild and the vital role that reserves like this one play in their preservation.
October 8, 2024
Today is the grand finale of our Senegal adventure, where an unforgettable day awaits. We'll come together for our signature Urban Flight Collective Yacht Party, a celebration of music, gastronomy, and pure vibes against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. As we set sail, the rhythmic beats of Afrobeats will infuse the air, harmonizing perfectly with the delectable cuisine and refreshing drinks served onboard!
October 9, 2024
Today marks a well-deserved free day on our group trip, a precious blank canvas for each traveler to paint their own adventure. Whether you choose to explore the hidden gems of our destination, unwind in a hammock with a good book, savor local delicacies at a nearby café, or simply soak in the culture and surroundings, the day is entirely yours to shape as you please.
October 10, 2024
Welcome to the bittersweet final day of our organized group trip, a day that marks the end of our incredible journey through Senegal. While it's time to bid farewell to this beautiful country, we depart as proud wanderers, carrying with us cherished memories and newfound friendships.
- English speaking guide for all tours and excursions
- Themed welcome dinner
-Transportation to and from all scheduled activities
-Air conditioned vehicle
-Professional & licensed driver
-UFC swag bag
-7 Days, 6 Nights accommodation
-All applicable park, guides, and activity fees
-All applicable local and government taxes
-Flight assistance before the trip to ensure you are getting the best deal from your chosen airport
-International flights to & from Senegal
– Covid Tests (If applicable)
-Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
-Vaccinations (If applicable)
-Travel & medical insurance
-Personal expenses, Tips & gratuities
-Scheduled solo professional photos
-Entrance to parties or any other activities not mentioned In the itinerary
-Anything not stated in the itinerary as covered