GREETINGS from DAKAR, SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA!
(Caps are for EMPHASIS and not yelling – I’m just PASSIONATE about what WE DO!!!!)
WE’VE EXPANDED our properties and our prices are now LOWER THAN EVER BEFORE! For travelers on a TIGHT BUDGET our NEW HOSTEL RATES makes DAKAR, SENEGAL an even MORE AFFORDABLE PLACE to visit! Clean, comfortable and most importantly BUG FREE! Our SenegalStyle B&B service has stayed the same but NOW we have a lower priced alternative that’s PERFECT for NGO and conference attendees on a PER DIEUM budget, SOLO TRAVELERS & GROUPS, as well as students and backpackers.
As we are a large facility, we are able to offer SEVERAL all inclusive LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, (French, Arabic, English, Wolof, Serere Italian & JAPANESE!) and BUNDLED touring packages for gap year students, solo travelers, backpackers and other visitors to Sunny Senegal! EVERY DAY IS A NICE DAY HERE, the weather is warm, but not hot (rarely higher than 85/86º) and there are many activities that you can participate in to keep busy and having
☺☺☺FUN THINGS TO DO!☺☺☺
►Want to learn Wolof (the language of Senegal & Gambia) French or Arabic?
Our SenegalStyle Language Program incorporates student accommodation with certified French teachers (not ‘tutors’) who have advanced degrees in English. We don’t do ‘immersion’ programs here at SenegalStyle so you will be able to ask questions in a language that you do understand and get answers from your instructors in English.
THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS WITH IMMERSION PROGRAMS IS YOU WASTE 2 OR 3 WEEKS BEING TOTALLY CONFUSED AND FRUSTRATED BECAUSE YOU CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHAT THE TEACHER IS SAYING!
Our courses are not like that and with our dorm style rooms, the price is now lower than ever before! LOWER IN FACT than taking a one term university course in America (including dorm room and meals!)
Our rates are
$1250/955€ a month, 5 days a week, 2hrs a day with 2hrs homework, INCLUDING instructor, books,
and STUDENT ACCOMMODATION!
for meals, breakfast and dinner, add $10 a day extra $1550/1185€ a month, perfect for student budgets and RHODES SCHOLARS WHOSE MEALS & ACCOMMODATION FEES are included in the grant!
►Cultural Education in African Dance & Drumming:
Rated THE #1 ‘THING TO DO’ in Senegal by www.TripAdvisor.com, (the internet’s largest travel portal),
Our SenegalStyle AFRICAN DRUMMING LESSONS and AFRICAN DRUM SCHOOL for all levels – is the PERFECT INTRODUCTION to Senegalese Live & Culture!
The price includes student accommodation and meals, only $1850 a month
and INCLUDES English speaking Master Drummer/Drum Maker/Instructor, Ibrahima (Ibou) Sene!
Google him & SenegalStyle Djembes for his extensive background as a Master Drummer & teacher as well as a Master drum Maker! Most drummers aren’t drum MAKERS – Ibou is BOTH!
TEAM BUILDING & GROUP LESSONS AVAILABLE!
as well as 2 hour individual lessons on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday so you can WATCH OUR SenegalStyle BAND PRACTICE and see the DANCERS DO THEIR THING – FREE!!! Weekend lessons can be scheduled easily as well.
►Want to GET OUT OF TOWN and SEE THE COUNTRY?
Our budget priced car and driver service is TOP RATED and won the
‘Certificate of Excellence’ award for 2011 and 2013 from
Our tours start at 18,000cfa for our HIGHLY RATED SenegalStyle MotorScooter Tour of the city (about $36 per person) and we have DISCOUNTED BUNDLED TOURING PACKAGES for 2 days, 5 days, 7 days, 10 days and 14 days of activities & fun!
Email SenegalStyle@gmail.com for more travel & tour details and information for INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES & GROUPS!
For BACKPACKER STYLE TOUR & TRAVEL within (and outside of Senegal) we have Personal Translators & Guides – English, French, Italian, Spanish & Japanese! The lowest priced level would be a guide to accompany you wherever you would like to go, 15,000cfa a day (8hrs, about $30) & 25,000cfa all day and overnight, about $50, plus public transportation expenses meals and shared or separate accommodation. They will provide your personal security and make all your arrangements every step of the way, including negotiating public transportation fees, acquiring tickets to various parks & venues, finding locally priced (not tourist priced!) low cost room accommodation when necessary, and wherever you are going take you to ‘off the beaten path’ ecotourism sites that you would only know about if you were traveling with local people. All our Senegalese guides are English speakers and some speak other languages as well, please specify your language of choice and we will try to accommodate you.
►Are you a Health NUT and like to RUN?!
Jogging Tours of Dakar or Jogging Partners to take you to the most POPULAR RUNNING areas in the city! 15,000cfa/€23 If you’d like to work out at a local gym before or afterwards, YOU CAN and the fees are INCLUDED IN THE PRICE!
☺MUSEUM & GALLERY TOURS OF DAKAR!☺
Perfect for ART LOVERS of ALL AGES, (Handicapped Assistance Provided!) NEW ARRIVALS or CRUISE SHIP TRAVELERS, this tour gives you a CONDENSED TOUR of the BEST and MOST INTERESTING ART GALLERIES in the CITY! Most are OFF THE TOURIST TRAIL and you’d NEVER find them on your OWN and some are NOT EVEN LISTED in the Lonely Planet!
It’s at least a 4 HOUR TOUR so wear some COMFORTABLE SHOES!
50,000cfa car & driver (about 76€)
15,000cfa pp GROUP RATE – 8 PERSON MINIMUM
☺Peace Corps Ecotourism sites around Senegal… ☺
(Again, not listed on LONELY PLANET and therefore not ‘touristy’)
☺Goree Island Guided Tours☺ – 15,000cfa/€23 per person PLUS transportation, ferry & attraction fees
55,000cfa/84€ for 2 people, 40,000cfa/61€ for 1) plus 15,000cfa/23€ for each additional person includes EVERYTHING, a car and driver to the port, pays all entrance, ferry and guide fees on the island & transport, (no meals) plus a walking tour of Marche Kermel afterwards & includes TRANSPORTATION BACK TO SenegalStyle when your tour is complete!
Read our Goree Island CUSTOMER REVIEWS on www.TripAdvisor.com
☺SenegalStyle MotorScooter Tours & Car Tours!☺ (up to 3 people) for the Car Tours so you Split the Costs!
And last but not least, SenegalStyle VOLUNTEERS!
We have a volunteer program that links you, the traveler with clubs, associations, individuals & groups that need YOUR specific talents here in SenegalStyle!
(One month+ or longer visitors to Senegal for continuity in our programs!)