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City Tour of Dakar
"Your guide and driver will pick you up at your accommodation at the morning hour of your choosing. You will then begin your pleasant introduction to and thorough overview of Senegal's vibrant capital city of Dakar. Your stops will include the impressive one of Senegal's most important religious buildings and the beautiful Dakar Cathedral which gives another religious perspective to the city. You will then be taken to the IFAN Museum of African Arts one of West Africa's oldest museums before enjoying a stop at the African Renaissance Monument at 49 meters Africa's largest and tallest monument. Your tour will continue with a visit to the unforgettable Sandaga Market before concluding at Noflaye Beach. Adequate time for photography and exploration will be provided at each stop. Lunch is included as is retur
From EUR60.00
 
Full-Day Keur Moussa Monastery and Kayar Fishing Village Tour from Dakar
"You will be picked up from your Dakar accommodation on a Sunday morning and taken to Keur Moussa Monastery for a memorable church service. You will witness a mass performed by the Keur Moussa monks. During the service The monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. Following the mass you may meet the monks and socialize a bit with the congregants before continuing your excursion to the nearby colorful fishing village of Kayar. Upon completion of your visit to the fishing village you will be returned to your accommodation in Dakar."""Keur Moussa Monastery echoes with the sounds of Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks accompanied on the traditional kora. The service is sung at 10a.m. on Sunday morning. This excursion includes a visit to the Kayar fishing village.title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Family+friendly&3=Ideal+choice+for+families&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included
From EUR119.00
 
Surf Course in Gran Canaria
"These group lessons are going everyday from Monday till Saturday. Normally the lessons start in the morning with the pick up between 8.30h and 9.30h. The course is ending with a drop of at your hotel normally between 13.30h-14.30h.This school wil riding some waves. We are closely located to the southern beaches San Agustin and Playa del Ingles. Another advantage to joining this surf safari is getting the first pick of great surfing locations. Your knowledgeable instructors will take you t which means you get less map time and more wave time."""Explore the best spots of the island of Gran Canaria with your qualified instructors and learn how to surf at your own pace on some of the best beaches in the area.title=Highlights&1=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Popular+choice+with+kids&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&5=Led+by+a+local+guide&6=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience""
From EUR55.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Dakar

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Pickpockets

The street life in Dakar is colourful and lively. Anything to distract you or make a sale. They touch your feet, or point to the ground with a shout - anything to get you to bend over - then your...
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Beggars and Sellers

Before traveling to Dakar, I had read about the prevalence of beggars in the city, including small children, which will hound you until you give them money. Daughter-in-law showed us several areas...
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Scams – Taxis

Unsuspecting tourists can be scammed into paying a lot more than normal for a taxi ride. We found that it was easier to negotiate with a solo driver than a driver who is parking at a taxi station or...
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General safety tips Dakar and outside Dakar

Dakar felt more of a hassle than violent. Coming from New Orleans, where we have been robbed at gun point and had a man shot to death outside our back fence, we probably viewed Dakar a little...
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Be Careful of Hokkers

I am leaving in Dakar since last one year. When you walk down on streets, please be careful of hokkers hanging arround you and offering many things. Never show any interest at time if you don't buy...
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NOT ALONE!

Alot of women think they will be safe. Especially in crowded areas. Dakar is NOT safe for an unescorted woman. ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT. ALSO: HEALTH: YOU MUST PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST MALARIA AND DENGUE...
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Pens and things to give

There is a lot of people asking things in the streets. Some of them are handicapped people. Avoid giving anything with lots of persons around or you could have a problem. You could do it away from the...
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Marchander, marchander, marchander

In Senegal, evrything can be haggle over (wahalé in wolof or marchander in french), and it is a essencial element in every transaction of goods or services. As a reference, the price must come down to...
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Silence works!!!

When walking around the town, make sure if you do not want anything from what the people are hassleing you to buy... DONT SAY ANYTHING!!! If you say no or no merci, they will follow you for a long...
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Pick Pockets!!!

I had been in Dakar now for about 2 days and ventured out of the hotel to get a bottle of water. Walking there was not the problem. It all started as I was walking back. Not down an "alley" as you...
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Boulevard Martin Luther King, Dakar, 1179, Senegal
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Ave Abdoulaye Fadiga, BP 2073, Dakar, 18524, Senegal
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"weekend in Dakar"
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"Dakar - a great stop-over on a cruise"
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kaloz

"A Visit to Lac Rose"
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africateach

"Dakar... not what you would think!!!"
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""Teranga""
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