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
Hotel pickup included
Excellent value for money
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
Hotel Pickup point
early mooring on the tour start day
HOTEL PICKUP POINT
What To Expect
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
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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