Mbour - West African Delight: The Mbour Fish Market

West African Delight: The Mbour Fish Market

(219 reviews)
Fish Market, Mbour, Senegal
60 mins

About the tour

Come and explore the little known town of Mbour, Senegal. Located on the Western coast of Senegal, we'll take a stroll through the local fish market. Colorful, noisy, and full of energy: we will explore how people in this small town live and trade.

Meet your local guide

Alune Diané

After completing a Master's in geography at Dakar University, Alioune has been fortunate enough to travel as a tour guide around Senegal and many parts of West Africa, including The Gambia and Guinea Bissau. Alioune is passionate about travel, helping others to explore and discover, history, and geography. Alioune is a specialist on West African culture and history, with a special focus on Senegal, the Gambia, and Guinea Bissau.

Alune Diané has been guiding since Jan 2007

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Mbour with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Mbour. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

david h.

28 February 2021

Thank you for a very interesting trip, Alune. It was a fascinating insight into everyday life in your country.

Abbey G.

28 February 2021

It was interesting to be shown the busy markets.

Shirley L.

28 February 2021

Loved this

Derek H.

28 February 2021

The tour was great and was so well done we almost felt we were there.

Ros F.

28 February 2021

Fascinating to see and learn about how the markets work in Mbour and a privilege to wander round such a vibrant and bustling place with Alune a knowledgeable and informative guide whose passion to act as an ambassador for his country is evident. Fascinating glimpse into a radically different way of life from UK, would wholeheartedly recommend.

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