- Relax on an unspoilt beach
- Meet wildlife in The Gambia’s nature reserves
- Explore Banjul
- Embrace The Gambia’s fantastic birdwatching
- Soak up the winter sun
- Enjoy a dose of luxury
- Stay in an eco-camp or lodge
- Visit a local market
Gambia, the smallest country in the African mainland, is located on the west coast of the continent.
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The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It’s known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve includes monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds. The capital, Banjul, and nearby Serrekunda offer access to beaches.
Afra Afra is a very popular late night snack. Typically you‚ll select your choice of meat which will be chopped up in front of you, seasoned and grilled then served with mustard or a spicy sauce, however, in my experience at least, the quality can vary greatly. Akara Akara (pictures above) is a delicious local dish served for breakfast sometimes …
Do’s & Dont’s
Gambia Do’s Take out holiday Insurance before travelling. take your anti-Malaria medications regularly take your footwear off before entering a house; greet people with your right hand; ask for permission before taking photos; avoid walking alone at night or in isolated places; be cautious of giving rides to people you don’t know; know very well the person you give your …