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Dakar Guided Tour
Activities in Dakar

Dakar Guided Tour

  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

The Grand Mosque, the African Renaissance Monument, and Independence Square are just some of the captivating locations to be found in the city of Dakar. Discover the beautiful capital of Senegal when you take our brilliant private guided tour.

Dakar Guided Tour. 

At 9 am in the morning, we will collect you from your hotel and begin our guided tour of the essential sights in the beautiful capital city of Senegal.

The first stop is at Independence Square, the beating heart of the historic city center. This huge open space is home to the Presidential Palace, the official residence of the Senegalese government. Close by, you will encounter the colorful Kermel and Sandaga markets, must-see visits for any trip to Dakar. Browsing the chaotic rows of stalls, you will find hundreds of traditional local products, from regional food through the handcrafted artisanry.

The next stop on our route is the Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, the largest Catholic temple in Dakar. From there, we will head to the fishing market of Soumbédioune and enter the Museum of Black Civilizations. Following that, we will visit the African Renaissance Monument, the iconic symbol of Dakar. At almost 100 feet high, this is the tallest statue in all of Africa.

Leaving this icon for Independence behind, we will travel to the popular neighborhood of Medina, where we will discover the Grand Mosque of Dakar, constructed in the 1960s as a result of the resurgence of Islam in the country. Strolling through the narrow streets of this charming district, you will encounter the mystical Tilene market where, inside, shamans sell charms and amulets.

Our private tour of Dakar finished back at your hotel.

Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 8 people Up to 15 people
Private Tour in English
US$ 111.60
US$ 171.30
US$ 281.90

Private Tour in English

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 111.6
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 171.3
  • Up to 15 people

    US$ 281.9

More Information

Duration

4 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Exclusive, private tour only for you and your family or friends.

Not included

Entry to African Renaissance Monument (€10 / $11 per person approx.), Museum of Black Civilizations (€1 per person approx.).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Dakar).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (imperative to point out when the booking is made).

Per group from
US$ 111.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.