:: Visit Senegal



Senegal, 196722 square kilometers is located in the westernmost part of the Africa continent. It is limited in the West by the Atlantic Ocean, in the North by Mauritania, in the East by Mali and in the South by bissau Guinea and the Republic of Guinea. Its southern region of Casamance shares a border with the Republic of The Gambia.

 

Senegal has the required assets for a blooming tourism industry. It is only a few hours away from major tourist markets; five hours away from Western Europe and about seven hours away from the East Coast of the United States. Besides it is a sunny country claiming more than 3000 hours of sunshine yearly. All forms of tourism can be experienced in Senegal seaside resorts (leisure, aquatic sports, horseback riding, discovery and more), cultural tourism, bird watching, sport tourism (hunting, scuba diving), ecotourism, historic museums, gorgeous natural sites, six major game parks and reseves, diversified fauna and flora to name a few.

Despite various influences (Western influence due to a long French presence in West Africa, Middle Eastern influence due to a tradition of multiple exchanges with North Africa and Arab Countries), Senegal has its own brand of exotic music, food and customs that gives it the right dash of spice.

 

Its weather is tropical, hot and humid:

- the rainy season (May to November) has some strong southeast winds;
- the dry season (Decmber to April) is dominated by hot, dry, humid and harmattan winds.

Senegal is home to some of the most photographed beaches in the world.



The reefs and cays of the coastal are heaven for divers, holding out the promise of such extraordinary sightings of the underworld.

Dakar, the melting pot capital city, is one of the busiest cruise ships port in Africa and boasts an exciting restaurant and club scene, as well as duty-free shoppings.

 

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Contact us on the address and telephone number below for more details
and informations:

SENEGAL TOURIST OFFICE
The Pinnacle Building,
3455 PEACHTREE ROAD NE
ATLANTA, GA 30326
Phone : (404) 995-6628 Fax : (404) xxx-xxxx
Email: sentouroffice@aol.com

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