11 days in Gambia Itinerary

11 days in Gambia Itinerary

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11 days in Gambia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Banjul
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kartong
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

6
nights
Banjul

Banjul ©
Banjul, officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of The Gambia and is in a division of the same name. Venture out of the city with trips to Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve (in Tanji), Makasutu Culture Forest (in Serekunda) and Fort James Island (in North Bank Division). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Katchikally Crocodile Pool, look for gifts at Senegambia Craft Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Kotu Beach, and hunt for treasures at Albert Market.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Banjul trip maker .

London, UK to Banjul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London in January, things will get much hotter in Banjul: highs are around 39°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kartong.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Serekunda, Bakau, North Bank Division, Kotu Beach, Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 27:
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Kotu Beach ©
Kotu Beach
Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Bijilo Forest Park
Bijilo Forest Park

3
nights
Kartong

Kartong ©
A multi-ethnic village community formed by several tribes, Kartung lies on the far-southern coast of the Atlantic Ocean and provides some of Gambia's most secluded and picturesque bays and beaches.
On the 28th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of The Reptile Farm, then learn more about the world around you at Gunjur Village Museum, and then explore the galleries of Lemonfish Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Tanje Village Museum and then hunt for treasures at Brikama Craft Market.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kartong sightseeing planner .

Getting from Banjul to Kartong by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kartong

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Gunjur Village Museum, Brikama Craft Market, Tanje Village Museum
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
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Gunjur Village Museum ©
Gunjur Village Museum
Brikama Craft Market ©
Brikama Craft Market
Tanje Village Museum ©
Tanje Village Museum

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