Gambia Adventure ED01

8 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

Explore Gambia on this week long tour which shows you all of the important cultural and historical sights of the country.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Banjul, Gambia
End Location: Banjul, Gambia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 1

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- As described

Excludes
- International flights

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Visitors Arrive at the Banjul International Airport (times may vary). You will be greeted at the airport by one of the Smiling Coast Staff. They will be recognizable by their company apparel as well as signs with your individual names. Visitors need to plan arrival time for early evening (transfers to lodging are included in fee). Arrival Dinner (included in fee) and Orientation will take place. The rest of the evening will be spent organizing room and relaxing from international flight.
Day 02. Gambian Breakfast (included in fee) at hotel. A trip to Bank to Exchange Money; and the grocery store to purchase items if interested. Tours of King Kombo Winery, Abuko Nature Reserve, Wine Distillery at a traditional Gambian Home, Lamin Lodge, and Local Women Gardening. Tour of a Traditional Gambian Home and Storytelling will take place (History of the Gambia). You will also be able to participate in a Gambian Naming Ceremony/Wedding/Initiation rights. Lunch will be the traditional Gambian way at the home (fee included). We will attend the Operator Tours local Soccer and Basketball tournament and grace the closing ceremony. In the evening, you will be escorted to the Senegambia strip. There you will have a choice of Gambian nightclubs and restaurants to choose from for dinner (fee not included) and check your email at an Internet Café. Your escort will remain with you until return to hotel.
Day 03. Gambian Breakfast (included in fee) at hotel. We will take a tour of The Gambia! The U.S. Embassy. We will take tours to the University of the Gambia, and Kacchikally Crocodile Pool. We will then head to the Capital city Banjul. Stops will be made in Downtown Banjul for shopping, Gambian Museum, traditional tailor shop for clothes. If you are interested in getting custom made traditional Gambian Clothes made, you will need to purchase material during the shopping excursion. One of the stops on the tour after shopping will be to a tailor’s shop. Anyone wanting to get clothing made will have the opportunity to get measured, and put in an order for garments. All garments will be completed before the end of the trip back to the U.S. Designs and pictures of traditional clothing will be distributed to each guest upon arrival. This will give you an opportunity to choose some designs of your choice before the visit to the tailor. Lunch will be at a local Gambian Restaurant (fee not included) In the evening, you will be escorted to the strip were you will have a choice of Gambian nightclubs and restaurants to choose from for dinner (fee not included) and check your email at an Internet Café. Your escort will remain with you until return to hotel.
Day 04. Gambian Breakfast (included in fee) at hotel. We will take a tour of Gambian Tourism Authority offices and meet with Gambian Tourism Officials over lunch (fee included). Tour of Gambian School will be conducted. You will have an opportunity to meet with the students and instructors. You will also meet with the students of Starfish international, an American NGO supporting girl’s education in the Gambia. We will then proceed to visit the reptile farm in Tanji. (fee not included) In the evening, you will be escorted to the Senegambia strip. There you will have a choice of Gambian nightclubs and restaurants to choose from for dinner (fee not included) and check your email at an Internet Cafe. Your escort will remain with you until return to hotel.
Day 05. Gambian Breakfast at hotel (included in fee). Early morning Trip to Juffureh and James Island, this is the home of Kunta Kinteh and Roots . Please note that this is an all day trip. Lunch will be provided (fee included). In the evening, you will be escorted to the Senegambia strip. There you will have a choice of Gambian nightclubs and restaurants to choose from for dinner (fee not included) and check your email at an Internet Café. Your escort will remain with you until return to hotel.
Day 06. Gambian Breakfast at hotel (included in fee). We will go to the beach for a fun day of activity (massages on the beach, shopping, etc). Lunch will be a Gambian picnic lunch (fee included). In the evening, you will be escorted to the Senegambia strip. There you will have a choice of Gambian nightclubs and restaurants to choose from for dinner (fee not included) and check your email at an Internet Cafe. Your escort will remain with you until return to hotel.
Day 07. Gambian Breakfast at hotel (included in fee). Free day to explore The Gambia on your own! Escorts will be available to assist you or guide you on your individual excursions. Cultural Night and Traditional Gambian Farewell Dinner and entertainment will be held later in the evening at a traditional Gambian home (fee included).
Day 08. Departure at various times. Bon voyage! We hope to see you again!