Travel destinations in Senegal! Here you will find inspiration for Senegal's best travel destinations. Do you like warm climate, exotic nature and cultural experiences? Here are our best tips for travelling to Senegal!

Why travel to Senegal?

Senegal is a country on the Atlantic coast of the West Africa. The country borders Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali and Mauritania and the capital is Dakar.

In Senegal, you can experience exotic wildlife and culture in the form of food, crafts, clothing and music. It is also possible to learn more about the slave trade that once took place here.

Travel destinations in Senegal - inspirational reading

Info and facts about Senegal

  • Capital city: Dakar
  • Language: French
  • Residents: More than 16 million (2021)
  • Currency: CFA franc
  • Religion: Islam is the main religion
  • FlagThe flag of Senegal is green, yellow and red, with a green star on the yellow field.
  • National anthem: Pinch All your Koras, Hit the Balafons!

Record travel destinations in Senegal

  • Highest point: Baunez ridge, Nepen Diakha (648 metres)
  • Longest river: The Senegal River flows through several countries in West Africa (1,641 km).
  • Largest city: Dakar (2.6 million)
  • Highest building: BCEAO Headquarters (87 metres)

Good to know about Senegal

  • Price mode: Cheaper than Sweden
  • Time difference: +1 hour
  • El: Adapter needed
  • Water: Choose bottled drinking water
  • Security: A relatively safe destination, but there is widespread poverty and crime, such as bag snatchers. Check the current security situation via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' travel recommendations before departure.

Travelling to Senegal

  • Flight: You can fly from Sweden to the capital Dakar, with one or two stopovers.

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