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Dakar— 59 nights
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Maison des Esclaves and Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar. For shopping fun, head to Village Artisanal de Saly or La Galerie Antenna. Explore Dakar's surroundings by going to Le Village des Tortues (in Rufisque), Thies (Museo de la Tapiceria & Accrobaobab) and Plage Popenguine (in Popenguine). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sat) at Mini Beach by Lamantin. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Reserve De Bandia, take in the exciting artwork at L'esprit des lieux, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque of Dakar, and make a trip to Lago Rosa.
To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dakar trip itinerary maker website .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport and Diass-Thies Blaise Diagne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. You will leave for home on the 13th (Tue).
Things to do in Dakar
Mbour, Saly, Thies, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, Plage Popenguine
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