Hiking trips – Senegal

Discover the varied and unique beauty of this stunning sub-Saharan landscape!

Explore steppes, beaches, lakes, rainforest and so much more when you head out to Senegal for a hiking adventure. Keep your eyes peeled for some of the wildlife that lives here as well, including aardvarks, elephants and many more.

Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Senegal. The mountains are calling!

 

Top Hiking Trips in Senegal

 


 
 

 

3 Reasons

 
 
 

 

Why choose Explore-Share.com?

 

Professional and Verified Local Guides

7000+ Outdoor Activities Worldwide

Online Customer Support 7 Days a Week

Secure Online Payment

 

More Info

Since your trip to Senegal will begin and end in Dakar, take some time to explore the ancient African city. Place de l’Indépendance, Mosque of the Divinity, Ngor beach, are among the places you definitely should not miss when touring the city. Take some time to explore the farmer’s markets, trying local cuisine as you go, and head out for a quick swim in the sea in the afternoon.

The rest of Senegal is no less excellent and deserves as much time as you can give it as well. In the southeast, Niokolo-Koba National Park is one of the most spectacular places in the whole country, home to incredibly green rolling hills and forests. Take the time to see some of the rare flora that lives here as well.

Farther north, you encounter the Sahel as well as the steppes near Ferlo. Take the chance to see some of the local wildlife, including elephants, and enjoy this unique stretch of the world that separates the Sahara Desert from Africa’s rainforests. Don’t forget to pack extra batteries for your camera.

 

 

Good to Know

 

What’s the weather like?

From December to April is the dry season. During this time of year, you can expect hot winds to blow across the steppe. Toward the coast, expect average temperatures around 25 °C at this time of year with temperatures rising in the interior of the country.

How to get there:

Any trip to Senegal will begin with a flight into the Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR) in the capital Dakar. Most guides will opt to meet you here and arrange transport to the start of the trip. DKR is easily reached by direct flights from Paris, Frankfurt, Buenos Aires and Istanbul.

Language:

French, Wolof

Country Code:

+221

Currency:

West African CFA Franc (XOF)

Best time to visit:

December to April

 

 
 

 

What People Say

 

Be the first to tell us about your experience!

 

Join our Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the best adventures!