Travel to Eastern Senegal – Land of the Bassari People
Eastern Senegal is what we imagine and dream Africa to be like. This back-of-beyond land was the region of the ancient Kingdoms of Mandinka.
Eastern Senegal is the crossroads between Mali, Guinea Bissau, Guinea and deepest Senegal. It offers a unique mix of history, adventure and mystery together with some breathtaking scenery in the Niokolo Koba National Park – the largest reserve in Western Africa.
- Enjoy a safari in search of Sahelian fauna in Niokolo Koba National Park – a UNESCO listed world biosphere reserve heritage site.
- Explore the regional capital, Tambacounda, with its crafts village and vibrant market.
- Head out on foot and discover Bassari country, a land of steep wild hills where the people live an ancestral way of life.