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Activities in Dakar

Dakar Private Tour

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US$ 116.90
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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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.

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 Private 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.

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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$ 116.90
US$ 179.40
US$ 295.10

Private Tour in English

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 116.90
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 179.40
  • Up to 15 people

    US$ 295.10

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

It is compulsory to present a Covid vaccination certificate, a negative PCR test or antigen test taken up to 48 hours before the activity. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks 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 (€3 per person approx.).

When to book?

You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Physical: Only some areas are accessible. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation. Show more

Visual: Varies according to the attraction included. Audible security and alarm system.

Auditory: Varies according to the attraction included. Security system and visual alarm.

Intellectual: Varies according to the attraction included. Information in easy-to-read format. Security system and visual and audible alarm.

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Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Uses a hybrid vehicle.

Printed material is avoided.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps to promote peace.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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 have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 116.90
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

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.