Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Mauritania, Mali and Guinea, Senegal is a country in West Africa with a large coastal perspective of 700 km.
Thanks to its political stability, the country welcomes thousands of people looking for work, or training in some of the schools/ universities located in the capital Dakar.
“Teranga” or Hospitality in English is the most distinctive sign of the Senegalese communities. In the city or the village, you are guaranteed to live a rich experience!
Senegal is a miniature of 196,714km where religious denominations coexist in peace, the spirit of mutual help is encouraged by the joking cousinhood which links different ethnic groups.
So as ATS suggests “Stop Wondering” and “Start Discovering”.
Why visit Senegal?
In addition to a dynamic economy, Senegal is a haven of peace. It’s easy to adapt as soon as you understand the basic codes. For example, handshakes and continuous greetings, bargaining when taking a taxi or buying a product at the market, or the circle formed at lunchtime around Ceebu Jën …
These are a few details that very often mark anyone foreigner concerning the Senegalese culture!
With a predominantly young population, rural life in Senegal is still huge areas of land not yet exploited. The rural exodus does not help to develop this sector.
Besides, leisure tourism offers a great diversity in capitals and regions with Resorts, Safari, natural reserves, deserts, surfing activities…
Historical tourism also means discovering almost 4 centuries of slavery on Goree Island or on your way to Saint-Louis, the former capital of French West Africa FWA.
Efforts are made on both sides to make Senegal a hub in the field of MICE and sport.
Business tourism grows more and more every year, with conferences and events organized by the United Nations, private organizations, the Senegalese government, etc.
Sports tourism has a bright future ahead with the organization of the 2022 Olympic Games, the Arena Stadium with a capacity of 15,000 seats.
Exploring Senegal allows you to discover a multifaceted country. It is learning history and immersing yourself in a rich culture, it is embarking on an adventure and recharging your batteries in a French-speaking country.
To explore Senegal is to learn the history and soak up a rich culture. It is also about diving into adventure and recharging your batteries in a French-speaking country.
The climate of Senegal is tropical, with a long dry season highlighted by the Harmatan and a short rainy season that lasts about 3 months. However, if we were to explain it in terms of the 4 seasons known worldwide it would be as follow:
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from (27.9°C) and (24.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month.
Summer (June through August)
• The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 10 days of precipitation per month.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 31.9°C and 28.4°C, which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains about 0 to 10 days per month.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Dakar to be enjoyable for warm weather
travelers. The average high during this season is between 29.1°C and 25.5°C.