George Town Tour
George Town Tour
This is an up country trip where we make an overnight visit to the Inland of the Gambia. During this tour we will visit Wassu Stone Circles, historical sites at Jang Jang-bureh island and several islands on the Gambia River to spot the chimpanzees, hippos, and many other wildlife in the area.
This overnight trip starts in the morning. The pick up time from your hotel or place of residence is 6:30 am. After the pick up we will drive to Banjul terminal to join the ferry to cross the Gambia River
After the ferry our first stop will be at Barra in the north bank, where we will have our breakfast in a comfortable restaurant. After the breakfast we will visit Fort Bullen and then proceed our visiting to the rural areas in the Inland of the Gambia.
We will visit Wassu Stone Circles and its museum. From there we will proceed to Kuntaur for lunch.
After lunch we will have a boat trip on the Gambia River where we will visit several islands to spot the chimpanzees, hippos and many other wildlife. We will visit Chimpanzees Island, River Gambia National Island, Coconut Island to see chimpanzees and do hippos spotting, crocodiles, monkeys, etc.
After the boat trip we will drive to Jang Jang-bureh Lodge to spend the night. The lodge there is comfortable with clean toilets and beds with mosquito net. In the lodge after dinner there is a fire camp where local women from the community do traditional dancing to entertain the visitors. In this way you will experience the real African life in the Rural areas.
The second day after the breakfast we will cross to George Town to visit an old slave house, slave market, freedom tree and its local market. And we also have a walking tour around the island to experience the real life of the Gambia and West Africa at large.
On our way back we will visit villages to meet villagers, do local family visit, school visit, etc. We are expected to be back around 4:30pm.
The price for this trip is 7950 GMD (seven thousand nine hundred and fifty Gambian Dalasi) per person. The price includes everything: your lunch, breakfast, drinking waters, soft drinks, transportation, guide fee, entrance fees to the parks, etc.
Feel free to contact me for bookings and inquiries. It will be our pleasure to offer you this trip!
My trips are normally private. If you prefer to join a group that’s also possible.
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