St Louis, Senegal - Discovering St. Louis Part 2: the Southern Side

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Discovering St. Louis Part 2: the Southern Side

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(9 reviews)
Island side, Downtown, St Louis , St Louis, Senegal, Senegal
40 mins

About the tour

St. Louis of Senegal 🇸🇳 is the first city created by the French in West Africa. The city's location on an island at the mouth of the Senegal River, its regular urban plan, its system of quays and its characteristic colonial architecture give Saint-Louis its special quality and identity. I suggest a carriage ride to discover in 2 turns the parts (north and south) of this magnificent city, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2000. Welcome aboard my horse-drawn carriage.

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 St Louis, Senegal 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 40 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from St Louis, Senegal. 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

Angela B.

10 September 2021

I've been very lax recently in posting reviews, not because there were problems but lack of time. Alioune's tours are always very interesting, informative and different. On the 2 tours of St Louis we saw both the south and north areas of this UNESCO World Heritage town. Some renovation has already taken place but because not all is done we were privileged to see both before and after. The before has a lovely charm about it and the after shows how it will look in the future when all renovated. Such wonderful tours, Alioune. You are a great guide and ambassador for your country.

Michelle M.

17 August 2021

Alioune is always passionate about sharing his country and culture with us. So interesting. Nice to see Alioune interact with locals and kids :-) Thank you very much.

Nancy S.

16 August 2021

Excellent tour guide

Heather R.

15 August 2021

Charming Alioune & his charmed Senegal. Locals, culture & weekend 🔥. Thx.

Jane A.

15 August 2021

Thanks for sharing Alioune, most interesting

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