Explore Senegal

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Welcome to Senegal, a beautiful African country located in the western part of the continent that offers plenty of fun and exciting experiences!

Senegal has something for everyone; its unique culture, diverse landscapes and vibrant cities make it a great destination for all types of travelers. And with its friendly people, great food and gorgeous beaches, it’s no wonder why Senegal is often referred to as “Africa-in-miniature.”

A fun fact about Senegal is that it is home to the only pan-African park - the Niokolo Koba National Park - which covers an area of 2,000 square kilometers and hosts a large variety of wildlife species including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, primates and big cats.

When visiting Senegal it's hard to miss its main points of interest such as the colorful markets of Dakaar, the sacred Islamic city of Touba, the idyllic beaches of the Petite Cote, or the bustling fishing village of Mbour.

But if you want to get off the beaten path and explore some hidden gems, head over to the Saloum Delta in Sine-Saloum National Park. Here you can find some unique cultural sites such as Ndangane Village and traditional fishing villages along with a stunning landscape that includes mangroves and countless small islands surrounded by scenic lagoons. This is a great place to relax and spot some rare birdlife.

No matter what type of traveler you are, Senegal has something special to offer you. With its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture and friendly people, Senegal is sure to make your trip memorable.