Banjul, Gambia

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Let us show you that 'The Gambia is not just beaches". Join us on this amazing 2days adventure up river to experience culture, history and nature.

Day 1: Drive through the South bank towards Yelli Tenda ferry crossing the River Gambia and continue towards Janjangbureh.

Arrive at Bamba Tenda, we drive to Farafenni heading east along the North Bank .En route we stop at Wassu to explore the area of the mysterious stone circles recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Lunch at Kuntauar on board a West African river boat while cruising towards Janjangbureh passing through River Gambia National Park we might see hippos, monkeys, crocodiles and baboons and slow down to see chimpz but cannot stop.

 Day 2:  Explore the Island on foot or relax . On our way back we will stop at a 'lumo' weekly market  if its market day. Lunch at Kalagi riverside lodge . We continue our journey  Westward taking in various villages with a stop at a traditional family compound where possible .
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Excellent value for money
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views

Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
All activities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Bottled water
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point

Hotel Pickup point

Departure Time

early mooring on the tour start day

Return Details

pickup from various hotel to Soma: 120 minutes

Soma yelly tenda Bamba tenda drive: 10 minutes

Yelly tenda - Bamba Tenda ferry: 30 minutes

Drive to Bamba tenda - Farafenni: 20 minutes

Drive to Farafenni - Wassu stone circle: 120 minutes

village visit: 30 minutes

Market visit: 20minutes

drive from Wassu to Kuntaur lunch on board: 10 minutes

Boat trip from Kuntaur to Janjangbureh: 240 minutes

dinner and overnight at camp: full night

after breakfast explore the island by foot: 45 minutes

Drive to Kalagi and lunch: 180 minutes

visit to a traditional family compound on the way to see how is life in the upcountry

drive back to various Hotels for drop off: 120 minutes
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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From 156.49 USD

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