School Tours

Daily Schedule

Day 1: Sunday, September 22, 2024

Arrival

  • Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) – Dakar
  • Transport to Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar

Afternoon Activities

  • Check-in to the hotel (Radisson Blu, Dakar)
  • Meals at hotel

Day 2: Monday, September 23, 2024

Morning Activities

  • Elementary school visit – Lycee Plan Jaxaay
  • Discussions With managers and parents of students
  • Lunch (Accor Ibis Dakar)

Afternoon Activities

  • Visit to West Corniche
    • Renaissance Monument
    • Remembrance Square
    • Millennium Gate
  • Visit the House of Henriette BATHILY (Place of African memory)
  • Return to the Hotel
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General Information (estimates only)

Dakar, Senegal, has a semi-arid climate that receives sparse precipitation. The weather is normally between 80 and 90 degrees on a daily basis. The attire should be summery, with shorts and shirts during the day. Dakar is a Muslim country, so please bring conservative and modest clothing. Men should be prepared to wear pants or jeans at evening meals.

Due to the logistical requirements to operate this tour, we are limiting the number of participants to 10 for 2024.

Day 3: Tuesday, September 24, 2024

Morning Activities

  • School Visits
    • Yeumbeul 2 (Middle School Resettlement Area)
  • Discussions with school leaders and parents

Afternoon Activities

  • Lunch on the Island of Goree
    • The Church of Saint-Charle
    • Statue of Forgiveness
    • Painter’s Workshops
    • Goree Memorial
    • Historical Museum of Senegal
    • Slave House and Door of No Return
  • Return to the hotel

Day 4: Wednesday, September 25, 2024

Morning Activities

  • Visit to Cheikh Anta Diop University
  • Discussions with Youth Associations of Dakar
    • Guediawaye and Pikine
  • Lunch at hotel

Afternoon Activities

  • Visit to Pink Lake
  • Visit the Turtle Village
  • Return to the hotel

Day 5: Thursday, September 26, 2024

Morning Activities

  • Visit to Museum of Black Civilizations
  • Visit to Grand Theatre
  • Visit to TER Station

Afternoon Activities

  • Visit to Hann Zoological Park
  • Dinner in front of the sea

Day 6: Friday, September 27, 2024 (Optional)

Departure to the airport

  • Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) – Dakar

Activities

  • Departure from the hotel to and travel to airport

Day 7: Saturday, September 28, 2024 (Optional)

Departure to the airport

  • Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) – Dakar

Activities

  • Departure from the hotel to and travel to airport
Expenses (estimates only)
Airfare $3,000 (USD)
Hotel $2,200
Travel Insurance $400 – $700
Meals $1,500
Transportation/Taxis $500
Excursions $500
Incidentals $1,500