Dakar - Dakar, capital city of Senegal

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Dakar, capital city of Senegal

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(33 reviews)
Dakar , Dakar, Senegal
60 mins

About the tour

Dakar, the former capital of AOF (French West Africa), which has become the capital of Senegal, is today a city in a full transformation that has been able to safeguard its historical heritage and its traditional districts. I, therefore, propose a stroll through its streets for you impregnate with his daily life

Meet Alioune Diané

Alioune Diané

After completing a Master's in geography at Dakar University, Alioune has been fortunate enough to travel as a tour guide around Senegal and many parts of West Africa, including The Gambia and Guinea Bissau. Alioune is passionate about travel, helping others to explore and discover, history, and geography. Alioune is a specialist on West African culture and history, with a special focus on Senegal, the Gambia, and Guinea Bissau.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Dakar with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Dakar. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Michelle M.

22 September 2021

I always enjoy Alioune's tours and really like the way he interacts with locals. Gave a lot of information and has a charming way to introduce us into his country & culture :-) Thank you very much.

Ceanethia R.

21 September 2021

This was my 2nd time doing this particular tour to see the city of Dakar. I must say Alioune packed a lot more information on the history of the city and the significance of the area than in the previous tour. These efforts are well noted and much appreciated. I love the passion that Aluoune shows for every area I’ve tour with him on.

Cathy (Essex, England) M.

21 September 2021

Alioune did so well and worked so hard to combat the poor signal trouble. He was informative and relaxed and had so many fascinating facts and information to share with us.


26 August 2021

Great tour

Lari B.

26 August 2021

This is my favorite kind of tour - the ones where the guide just walks through the town showing local daily life. We saw beautifully weaved clothing and Alioune talked to the weaver a bit, the locals joined in the fun on the sidewalks and my kids loved seeing people carrying large packs on their heads. Learning some history about the city was very interesting, too. Thanks for another great tour!

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