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Views and Quads at Lac Rose

Dakar, Senegal
$90 per guest


The Breakdown
Duration
6 hours
Category
adventure

Insider Level
High

Activity Level
High
Good For
Families
Couples
Small Groups
Why you should do this
Less than an hour away from the capital city of Senegal Lac Rose is separated by narrow dunes from the Atlantic Ocean and, as expected its salt content is very high. Its salinity compares to that of the Dead Sea and it is actually impossible to do anything but float when you enter its waters. Its distinct pink color is caused by the Dunaliella salina bacteria, which is attracted by the lake’s salt content. The bacteria produces a red pigment in order to absorb the sunlight. The lake isn't always pink unfortunately, you can almost guarantee a pink view during the dry season (which lasts from November to June and less so during the rainy season from July to October. Even when the lake isn't pink this experience includes an epic sand dune ride to a secluded beach, good food, and lots of adventure.
What's included
  • Quad Bike or Jeep Ride
  • Beach Relaxation
  • Boat Ride To Salt Harvest
  • RT Transport from Dakar
  • Lunch
  • Bissap
Meet Your Curator



Ali has been showcasing Senegal to visitors for more than two decades and any experience with him shows not only his knowledge of the country but his passion for connecting with people.
Why you should do this
Less than an hour away from the capital city of Senegal Lac Rose is separated by narrow dunes from the Atlantic Ocean and, as expected its salt content is very high. Its salinity compares to that of the Dead Sea and it is actually impossible to do anything but float when you enter its waters. Its distinct pink color is caused by the Dunaliella salina bacteria, which is attracted by the lake’s salt content. The bacteria produces a red pigment in order to absorb the sunlight. The lake isn't always pink unfortunately, you can almost guarantee a pink view during the dry season (which lasts from November to June and less so during the rainy season from July to October. Even when the lake isn't pink this experience includes an epic sand dune ride to a secluded beach, good food, and lots of adventure.
What's included
  • Quad Bike or Jeep Ride
  • Beach Relaxation
  • Boat Ride To Salt Harvest
  • RT Transport from Dakar
  • Lunch
  • Bissap
Meet Your Curator



Ali has been showcasing Senegal to visitors for more than two decades and any experience with him shows not only his knowledge of the country but his passion for connecting with people.
Views and Quads at Lac Rose
Hosted By
Ali Dieng

More Details on What's Included

activity


Take a 1.5 Hour Ride Around Lake Rose on Your Choice of A Quad Bike or Jeep
activity


Discover A Hidden Beach and Take In The Sunshine
activity


When in Season
transport


take a boat our onto the lake and observe the salt harvest
lunch


RT transport in an air conditioned car or van
drinks


Local Lunch at a nearby resort

Taveling Safe in the Pandemic

Anytime Cancellations and Refunds

In the event that the threat and spread of COVID-19 continues and interrupts your travel plans with us, you’ll be provided a full refund including all fees associated with booking your trip or experience.

LOCAL COMMUNICATION + INFORMATION

Tastemakers and our curators are tuned into local, regional, and national travel policies in Senegal. Our customer service team, our community manager in Senegal, and your curator will keep you updated if anything changes.

Where we'll meet

Where We'll Meet
Lac Rose

Good to know

Cancellation Policy

Any experience can be cancelled and refunded within 24 hours of purchase. In the event that the threat and spread of COVID-19 continues and interrupts your travel plans with us, you’ll be provided a full refund including all fees associated with booking your trip or experience.

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