Kedougou isn't the only spot in Senegal worth exploring; visitors should also take a day trip or two to experience the special qualities of the surrounding countryside, towns and cities.
Experience the region's rich cultural fabric at Senegal's fascinating art museums.
Tapping into local passion and expertise is terrific way for travelers to experience new places. Join up to one of the fascinating wildlife safaris.
Those who travel often know that trying popular local dishes is a wonderful way to truly experience a destination. Lamb and pea are ingredients commonly used in local dishes in this area. For a true taste of Senegal order thieboudienne (fish, rice and tomato sauce) or yassa (spicy, marinated fish/chicken). And for the final course, why not try banana fritters. Try one of the more common beverages in the Senegal area; fresh juice.
One of the best parts of exploring this amazing planet of ours is making use of languages you aren't familiar with, so take the time to try out some rudimentary French during your time in Senegal. A great example of a hand local sentence is "Je viens de..." (I come from...). And, for "What's your name?", you can say "Comment est-ce que vous vous appelez ?" Why don't you give it a try!
When it is time to leave Senegal, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Au revoir / À bientôt" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with wonderful memories that are yours to keep forever.