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The Essential Cape Verde & Bijagos - with National Geographic

Praia - Dakar

Next departure
25/03/2020
to  01/04/2020

8
days
7
nights on board
Starting from*
7.140 €
30% Ponant Bonus

In partnership with National Geographic Expeditions.  

Board L'Austral for a fabulous expedition cruise between Praia and Dakar. This brand-new 8-day adventure will enable you to discover Cape Verde and the Bijagos, two exceptional archipelagos including wild nature, cultural heritage and encounters with the local populations. 

Your cruise will start on the island of Santiago, in Praia, the Cape Verde capital, where you will have the opportunity to visit the historic centre of Ribeira Grande, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A gigantic volcanic cone emerging from the Ocean, Fogo or “volcano island” is the most unusual in the Cape Verde archipelago. With scenery of savannah and fields of sugar cane, scattered with peaceful hamlets, Fogo will offer you extraordinary panoramas.

You will discover the long white sandy beaches and the dunes of the island of Boa Vista, before heading to the Bijagos archipelago.

Located off the coast of Guinea-Bissau, this archipelago is one of the most preserved and protected on the planet. Classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, it is made up of 88 islands, most of which are uninhabited and nestling in the heart of an environment which often remains untouched by humans. 

During your Zodiac® outings, you will get as close as possible to nature, between pale-sand beaches, mangrove stretching as far as the eye can see, savannah, palm trees and baobabs.

The encounters with the wildlife described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.


Your itinerary

A cruise in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert onboard. Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom
 

(21 m²)

From 7.140 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(18 m²)

From 7.700 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 4
 

(18 m²)

From 8.140 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5
 

(18 m²)

From 8.380 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6
 

(18 m²)

From 8.620 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite
 

(27 m²)

From 11.580 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(36 m²)

From 12.480 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(36 m²)

From 12.840 €
30% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m²)

From 18.960 €


      

Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects flights and takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


Additional services


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+33(0)4 91 16 16 27
(price of a local call)

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*The displayed rate is the minimum rate according to stateroom category and does not take into account the actual availability of stateroom categories, given per double base cabin (for 2 adult occupants)