Cheap flights to Senegal

Reasons To Visit Senegal

Located along the western coast of Africa, Senegal offers lots of exciting things to do, many of which revolve around its beautiful unspoiled landscape. There are many stunning nature reserves around the country like the Niokolo Koba National Park which is home to a diverse range of animal life, so adventurous travelers will find many fascinating areas to explore. Many travelers come to Senegal to visit its capital Dakar which offers everything from historic sites and cultural attractions to a vibrant atmosphere filled with good food and music. There are also a few works of architecture well worth seeing in the city including the Dakar Grand Mosque and the Dakar Cathedral if you fancy a day of sightseeing.

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Arriving In Senegal

Dakar Airport, known in full as Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport, is currently the main airport serving Senegal, although a new airport is scheduled to overtake operations from this airport. The new Blaise Diagne International Airport will handle a range of long-haul routes and is connected to the city center by rail. It is not currently possible to travel directly from the UAE to Senegal, but this situation may change as the country’s new airport ramps up operations.

Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport is set within a single terminal complex and provides all of the essential amenities you would need including retail and duty-free shopping alongside restaurants and cafés. Although there are taxis readily available, there are buses for those who are on a budget.

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Senegal Travel Information

Many nationals including those from the UAE are able to travel to Senegal visa free for up to 90 days. The wet season in the country tends to begin around July through until October, while temperatures remain warm throughout the year. Remember that Senegal is four hours behind the UAE, while the currency used in the country is the CFA franc and the West African CFA franc.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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