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.
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.
weather is tropical, hot and humid:
the rainy season (May to November) has some strong
- the dry season (Decmber to April) is dominated
by hot, dry, humid and harmattan winds.
is home to some of the most photographed beaches in
The reefs and cays of the coastal are heaven for divers,
holding out the promise of such extraordinary sightings
of the underworld.
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.