Tambacounda Travel Guide

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Tambacounda Things to Do

  • Street pig

    Heres a thing which is not normal at all to see around this places in west africa. this is a pig, and a huge one...

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  • Tambacounda's Mayor

    Mr Souto Toure, he received me and my friends. very nice man, he was very polite indeed. I organized an expedition called Evora-Tambacounda 2004 which would connect portugal to mauritania and senegal, and he received us. We gave him lots of goods from our city world heritage. medals, books, videos and all... he is a former minister of...

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  • Local shops

    you can see how do the local senegalese shops look like. you have fancy supermarjkets on some of the major petrol stations with expensive european stuff (low quality one of course), but this place you get the real thing!

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  • Street markets

    Street markets are very interesting to walk. You can get almost everything on the streets, from clothes to tasty mangoes! yes buy some mangoes, very cheap. you have to deal the prices, cos people will doble the actual price of things just because you're a foreigner.Driving here is mad, the streets have huge holes where your car suspension will die!

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  • Nihgt Club sign

    yes, see close, the sign was supposed to say night club, not nihgt clube right?, you can find this Farro club on the road to Niokolo Koba right after the rail track.

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  • Markets

    This inside markets can be found near the road to Dakar. Along the street and after the main police headquarters.This is surely the place to get some scarfs and tissues with local paterns from senegal. remeber all this stuff comes from china! they are not made in senegal. the one painted yes, but the ones printed, no way. i once asked a lady where...

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Tambacounda Hotels

  • Hotel Niji

    Quartier Abattoirs, 119

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

  • Le Relais de Tamba

    Route de Kaolack

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hôtel Campement Wassadou

    B.P. 107, Wassadou

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Tambacounda Restaurants

  • Gueye Services

    I am not sure if Gueye Services is the name of the place, but this is written above the entrance. I had a very nice chicken sandwich, friends had a Yassa Chicken as a very large serving. It is located just around the corner from the Auberge Saldo

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  • Nice place to eat

    I am not sure if Gueye Services is the name of the place, but this is written above the entrance. I had a very nice chicken sandwich, friends had a Yassa Chicken as a very large serving.It is located just around the corner from the Auberge Saldo

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Tambacounda Transportation

  • From Tambacounda to Guinea

    From Senegal the best way to Guinea might be by way of Manda, a newly built bus terminal close to the eastern end of Gambia. Sept Place (shared taxi, usual old Peugoet 505) go there from Tambacounda (2000 CFA and 2 hours), Dakar, Kolda, Basse Santa Su (The Gambia), and Guinean. Sept Place wait there until full for Conakry (20000 CFA, if lucky 20...

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  • From Tambacounda to Guinea

    From Senegal the best way to Guinea might be by way of Manda, a newly built bus terminal close to the eastern end of Gambia. Sept Place (shared taxi, usual old Peugoet 505) go there from Tambacounda (2000 CFA and 2 hours), Dakar, Kolda, Basse Santa Su (The Gambia), and Guinean. Sept Place wait there until full for Conakry (20000 CFA, if lucky 20...

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  • Casamance and Niokolo Koba road sign

    This are the signs giving you different direction in the country. one to Casamance region and the other to the left side going to Niokolo Koba National Park.

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Tambacounda Shopping

  • Street bread vendors

    You can get good and fresh bread every morning in this kind of places. you can find them everywhere in the city. bread and sometime some patisserie like croissants or cakes with chocolate ahhh cheap cheap cheap

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  • A car?

    my car was one of the countries highlight for people. they just loved them and in everycity i had at least 20 people asking me if i wanted to sell it...haha a small german opel corsa, very nice car indeed. green colour even better. in mauritania someone offered me 5000euros for it. money money

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  • Fruit

    you can get really cheap mangoes and papaya's bananas also. mangoes from ehre have agreat taste. very nice perfumed taste. a must. fruit is great. dont forget to wash it reall well even before you take the skin out! you can get maybe 1 us dollar a kilo of magoes, maybe cheaper...

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Tambacounda Local Customs

  • Goats

    goats are free on the streets, everywhere you go in west africa starting in mauritania, you have goats on the streets. amazing..hehehethey are very curious and always try to eat your jeans or t-shirt.

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  • Local kids

    I stoped near the Tambacounda sign to make some pics and I saw this young boys comming on a donkey, i asked trhem if they wanted to make some pics with us and they said ok. we gave them some caps.

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Tambacounda Favorites

  • Local Dibiterie

    if somehow you know what does a Dibiterie means, please email me. i dont want to go to the diccionary now. local building in Tambacounda look like this.

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  • Street bench

    I love this bench. very nice decor on a street which is not very interesting. This gives a bit of rithym to the street.

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  • Local window

    thigs seem to be even more brown when you start to get down south in africa. people are brown of course, the dirt on the floor is brown, houses are brown, everything is made within this colour, yeloow, brown, ocre etc. Amazing contrast with the blue sky and some trees.

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