Senegal is situated in an inter-tropical zone with diffentes areas climate.


A mild climate, 500 km of beaches and 5000 hours of sunshine per year make Senegal a destination of choice for visitors in search of warmth and mesmerizing sunsets. Due to its location in the intertropical zone, there are two seasons in Senegal : the dry season extends November to May, making it ideal for go to the place and to visit the country, followed by the rainy season from June to October.

– The dry season lasts from November to May. During this period, temperatures are around 26°C, the sun is very present and the rains are rare. This is the period recommended for travel to Senegal.

– The rainy season, between June and October, brings heat and rain. The thermometer climbs to 30°C and the rains make their appearance. This precipitation does not last very long and usually give way to a generous sun. This is why this rainy season is not completely discouraged to discover the Senegal.
The sea temperature varies between 20°C during the dry season to 28°C in the rainy season.

Senegal is experiencing a few climatic variations according to the regions, but in general, the climate in senegal is soft. The temperature at the west of the country, which is bordered by the Atlantic ocean, is more fresh than in other places. A continental climate, that is to say, to the warm days and cool nights, meeting at the centre and in the South of Senegal.

In the North and East, rather it is the tropical climate that dominates. In general, during your trip to Senegal, you will be faced with two seasons. A dry season that runs from November to May and a rainy season from June to October. It is good to know that the rains will last longer in the South of the country.


In Eastern Senegal, the land of choice for hiking and trekking, you can expect to commune with nature and go to the meeting of the camps, villagers. The climate varies between the North and the South of the country, you will be able to observe in Senegal, a varied landscape, ranging from the savannah in the driest areas in the North to the tropical forests in the most humid regions in the South.


For lovers of surfing, scuba diving and water sports lovers or athletes confirmed, the waters of the Atlantic, offer an ocean of possibilities. In the South, in Casamance, in the heart of a culture typically african, the beautiful sandy beaches of Karabane and Cap Skirring are classified among the most beautiful in Africa.
Desert de lompoul


Lompoul, the largest desert in the Senegal, which extends over a strip of 30 km, is located in the north-west of the country. It is the ideal place to enjoy a break in the middle of the sand dunes and a gorgeous sunset. The Lompoul desert is punctuated by the djembe musicians tours, camel rides and star-filled nights breathtaking.

Lakes, rivers and waterfalls

Senegal is crossed by four major rivers : the river Saloum, along 250 km, the Casamance river, along more than 300 km, the Gambia river, with a length of 1130 km, and the Senegal river, with a length of 1700 km. A close up of Dakar is the famous Pink Lake, known for his water color rose, but also to be the last destination of the rally Paris-Dakar, is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Senegal.

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