Janjanbureh 2-day tour
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Janjanbureh 2-day tour

Free cancellation
Availability: Wednesdays and Fridays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 48 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of Gambia and immerse yourself in its nature and traditions
  • Visit the UNESCO site Wassu Stone circles, the largest concentration of stone circles in the world
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

This is an excursion which will take you over 300 KM into the Gambia and it also gives you a chance of seeing most parts of the country and old monuments, such as the famous Stone Circles.

ITINERARY

Day 1: After an early departure from your hotel, you will head straight for the ferry terminal in Banjul to cross Barra located on the North bank of The Gambia.Our first stop will be Fort Bullen which is the first antislavery fort built. Here you will enjoy a guided tour that will introduce you to the history of the place.

After a short coffee break, continue to Farafenni market, Lumo, which is a relatively busy market. We will then stop at the Wassu Stone circles the largest concentration of stone circles seen anywhere in the world, built between the third century B.C. and the sixteenth century AD.

From here we will head to Kuntaur for a 4 hours boat trip along the River Gambia. Enjoy your lunch while sailing along the mangroves swamps and be lucky enough to spot hippos, monkeys and crocodiles.The first day of our trip ends at the Jang Jang Burreh Camp. This is a traditional camp, built in African huts style. All accommodation are en-suite. Enjoy a folkloric music performance by the villagers during dinner.

Day 2: The next day, wake up and walk around the camp for bird watching and some wildlife spotting. After breakfast, we leave the camp for a stop to the village of Georgetown, locally called Jang Jang Burreh. This village is also the administrative center for the central river division.

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What's included
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What's not included
  • Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Child: 3 - 12 years old
  • Infant: 0 - 2 years old free of charge
Where

Banjul, The Gambia

Meeting point:

Pick-up available from selected city areas hotels in Serrekunda. Please meet the driver outside the reception area at the following time:

Coral Beach 6:20am
Holiday Beach Club 6:40am
Kairaba Beach Hotel 6:45am
Senegambia Beach Hotel 6:45am
Mansea / Seav. 6:50am
Bamboo Village Resort 6:50am
Palma Resort 6:55am
P. Beach / Badala 7:00am
Sunset Beach Hotel 7:00am
Kombo Beach Hotel 7:00am
Ocean Bay Hotel & Spa 7:15am

What to remember
  • You will need to present valid ID or a copy of your passport
  • It is recommended to wear sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and comfortable shoes
  • It is recommend to bring your own water
  • Pick-up available from selected city areas hotels in Serrekunda, starting at 6:20am. Please refer to the meeting point section for more details
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When
  • This tour is available on Wednesdays and Fridays only
  • Pick-up available from selected city areas hotels in Serrekunda, starting at 6:20am following by the next stops every 15 minutes
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Provider
Gambia Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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