Travel highlights Senegal
Vibrant Dakar is the capital in Senegal. It has colorful markets – a happening nightlife and beautiful museums.
Beaches of Senegal:
Senegal’s beaches are among the most photographed in the world – not to be missed are Île N’Gor and at Toubab Dialao. The Casamance region is known for its beaches as well. In Senegal they offer a wide variety of water sports, including jet skiing and scuba diving.
Lac Rose ( Pink Lake):
The water in this lake looks bright pink when the sun is out. It is shallow and salty and is lovely to swim in.
Île de Gorée:
Originally on the slave transport route, Goree Island is a short ferry ride from Dakar. It is dotted with historic forts, houses, and museums and has beautiful Mediterranean architecture
The Fathala Reserve is part of the Saloum Delta National Park and is known for its forest and wetlands, with teeming wildlife. Excursions on pirogues (small boats), fishing trips and hiking tours can be arranged in the charming village of Missirah.
In Saint Louis you will find many remnants of the colonial-era architecture. There are easy day trips to the Djoudj and Langue de la Barbarie national parks.