Dakar Car Hire

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Do you want to spend a few days unforgettable holiday? Then go to Dakar, the cultural, economic and political capital of Senegal, offering a very attractive living. There’s nothing more comfortable and convenient than renting a vehicle on GoCarHire.co.uk if you’re willing to enjoy your stay and discover all the wonders of this city. Located at the extreme west of Cap-Vert, Dakar attracts many tourists every here for its idyllic setting and its undeniable charm. Start your city tour by going downtown. You will discover the Presidential Palace and the IFAN Museum. The latter is dedicated to the traditions and arts of West Africa. Continue your trip with a visit to the Antenna Gallery and the Museum of African Art. A passage in the famous sights of the capital, including the colonial style Town Hall, the animal park of Hann and the Great Mosque of Dakar, is also worth visiting. Only non-Muslims can however visit the Great Mosque.

Complete your visit with a stroll in the famous city markets, like those of Colobane, Kermel, HLM, Sandaga Grand Yoff or the tissue market. A stroll on the Corniche East will do you good. Then, visit the Art Gallery and discover the crafts as exhibitions of works of art at the National Gallery. For swimming lovers, go north of the city to enjoy the sun on the beach in Yoff and the delights of the fishermen. Take time to stroll past the beautiful scenery and mild climate that the beach offers. It is also good to spend an afternoon at the island of Ngor. This will discover spectacular scenery. Situated on an ancient volcano, the city of Dakar is surrounded by islands which can also claim the trip, including that of the Madeleine, Goree and Ngor. To complete your journey, discover the port of Mbour reserving you the extraordinary spectacle of the return of the fishermen. The feverish agitation, the colours and smells will fully absorb you.

Top 3 Must See:

  • The Gorée Island

  • The Saly-Portuda

  • Le Joal-Fadiouth

Drive Around Dakar

Don’t leave Dakar without having set foot in the small seaside resorts on the small coast, including the Somone, the Popenguine, the Mbodiène and Toubab Dialaw. Don’t forget to visit the fish market of Soumbédioune and the village of fishermen. Visit the Niokolo-Koba National Park, one of greatest ones of the capital. One of the many tourist attractions of Dakar is definitely its gastronomy. Savour the specialties of the city. Chefs offer their famous Yassa chicken served with rice or the ceebujen (rice with fish). For a change, enjoy a mafé (beef prepared with vegetables and a tomato sauce), and you won’t regret it!