Dalaba

Dalaba is a town in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea, lying north west of Mamou.

The town of Dalaba is the highest (in altitude) town in Guinea. It is approx. 360 km from the capital Conakry. The inhabitants of Dalaba are mostly Fulbe. The market day in Dalaba is Sunday. The women of Dalaba dye cotton damask fabric with a richly hued indigo (deep dark blue) in detailed tie-dyed patterns.

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Dalaba is probably one of the best place to go hiking in this part of West Africa. The centre d’accueil, built by the French, is in the outskirts of town, and offers good info on where to go. The Hotel Tangama can also provide you with info about tracks to take.

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