Private Janjangbureh Overnight Tour

Kololi, Gambia

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Overview

We depart early to explore both sides of the Gambia (north and south),we drive cross to the North Bank to visit the Wassu Stone Circles, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Drive to Kuntaur to board our boat to explore the River Gambia, a 2-3hrs relaxing cruise. Be on the lookout for Hippos, Crocodiles, Baboons, Monkeys, colourful birds and Chimpanzees.
We will be cruising around River Gambia National Park (RGNP) before returning back to Kuntaur for our evening drive to Janjangbureh. (Please note; Chimpanzees are kept on islands and visitors are only allowed to sail around the islands)

The next morning, we exploring the Island on foot and depart after lunch towards our hotel

On the return journey, if it falls on a market day we would stop to visit a ‘Lumo’ (our weekly African open flea market) an opportunity to witness traditional bartering in this unique setting.Proceed to visit one of the local family compounds to learn about the traditional way of life

Breakfast
Dinner
All Fees and Taxes
Private transportation
Lunch (2)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotel in the Gambia either at the lobby or at the main entrance

Airports

  • Yundum Intl Airport, Banjul Gambia


Ports

  • Banjul Port


Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
9/12/2019 - 6/17/2021
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Itinerary
Stone Circles of Senegambia
Wassu Stone Circles, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The area (Wassu Stone Circles) is believed to be an ancient ceremonial (burial) mound of Kings and chiefs in ancient times over 1,200 years old and has been dated to be between 750-1000 AD. There are few circles across the Senegambia region. They are similar to and share some aspect of history with other stone circles across Europe and guests will explore the heritage site to learn the theory behind it
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
River Gambia National Park
We board our local river craft to explore the River Gambia, a 2-3hrs relaxing cruise past lush forest islands. Be on the lookout for Hippos, Crocodiles, Baboons, Monkeys, colourful birds and Chimpanzees. We will be cruising around River Gambia National Park (RGNP) a worthwhile exploration you should not miss while in the Gambia. You will be guided through the park in search of the rare Chimpanzees, we will receive an insight of the park and how it is managed before returning back to Kuntaur for our evening drive to Janjangbureh. (Please note; Chimpanzees are kept on islands and visitors are only allowed to sail around the islands)
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Baobolong Annex Camp with en suite facilities. It has A/C & Fans in the rooms from 7pm to 1am from the main supply
Meals:
 Lunch  Dinner  
Janjanbureh
After breakfast we will be exploring the island on foot, visiting some historical colonial remains of Janjangbureh town such as the daily market, old colonial structures & warehouses, free tree, governor's office and the Kankurang Centre
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Soma
On the return journey, if it falls on a market day we would stop to visit a ‘Lumo’ (our weekly African open flea market) an opportunity to witness traditional bartering in this unique setting. Here you will find everything from livestock, local produce, food stuffs, clothes and colourful display of products. Proceed to visit one of the local family compounds to learn about the traditional way of life in the Senegambia region. We continue westwards passing various local villages before arriving at our hotel.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

From 361.80 USD

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