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Dakar— 9 nights
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.Venture out of the city with trips to Reserve De Bandia (in Saly), Joal Fadiout (in Joal Fadiouth) and Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee (in Goree Island). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at La Maison des Esclaves, admire the masterpieces at IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum), get in on the family fun at Accrobaobab Adventure, and don't miss a visit to Lago Rosa.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Dakar online trip maker .
If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport and Blaise Diagne International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Dakar are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Dakar
Village Artisanal de Saly, Plage Popenguine, L'Elevage d'Oiseaux Exotique, Reserve De Bandia, Paroisse Saint Charles Borromee
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