Senegal has a lot to offer tourists. Senegal is home to beach resorts and national parks which serves as shelter for flamingos, pelicans, hippopotamus, elands and other wildlife. There are also lakes in the country for tourists to visit. Lake Retba is one peculiar lake in the country for its curious pink-hued water. Dakar, which is the capital of Senegal is known for being the original home of the Dakar rally and its nightlife.
Since the 1990s, tourism in Senegal has become one of the most important industries. The country welcomes about 900,000 foreigners yearly.
Homosexuality is illegal and is punishable by 5 years imprisonment. Tourists should try to dress decently. Avoid buying food from they roadside as they may be hygienic and avoid drinking tap water. Risk of dehydration is quite high so make sure you have a bottle of water with you at all times.