Dakar Holidays

Senegal
It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sprawling, dusty chaos of Dakar, but all of the sensory stimulation is precisely the appeal of the buzzing Senegalese capital. Dakar is often used as a jumping-off point, not only for the rest of the country, but also for much of West Africa, …

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How to get to Dakar

Here's what you need to know about getting to Dakar. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Dakar takes 7 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Dakar

Typical Holiday Price

802 € per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Dakar varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

February

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Dakar.

Where to stay in Dakar

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Dakar, according to other travellers.

Nearby destinations

Banjul