SIM Senegal 2023 will take place at Senegal’s state of art conference centre located in Diamniadio,
the country’s new city 30km from Dakar.
The venue includes:
We strongly advise our clients to book the airport transfers directly with the hotel. Shall you require any assistance please contact us.
Visa are no longer required for all nationalities travelling to Senegal ( except if you are from Palestine, Macao, South Sudan and Hong Kong ), you will just need return ticket and confirmation of accommodation.
Yellow fever vaccination:
Yellow fever vaccination is obligatory when entering Senegal and you should make sure that you bring your certificate or booklet with you, as it may be demanded at the airport. Failure to have this may mean that you have to pay to be vaccinated on arrival.
Can I drink the water in Senegal?
It is strongly recommended that you drink bottled water when you are there.
What should I bring with me to Dakar?
What currency do they use in Senegal?
The currency of Senegal is the CFA; the notes come in denominations of 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10,000. Coins are available in other amounts going up to 500 CFA.
1 Euro is approximately 655 CFA at the present time of writing. If you are bringing hard currency, euros are more widely accepted than dollars or pounds sterling and the exchange rate is better. If you want to withdraw money from cash machines, there are facilities for this throughout Dakar, make sure you inform your bank before you travel so that you can withdraw funds and they do not block your card!
What voltage is used?
If you are taking any electronic items to Senegal, the voltage requirement is 230 Volts.
What time zone is Senegal in?
Senegal Standard Time operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)