12 days in Gambia Itinerary

12 days in Gambia Itinerary

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12 days in Gambia Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Kartong
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Banjul
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Phoenix

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Gunjur Village Museum and Jufureh. Get some cultural insight at Lemonfish Art Gallery and Tanje Village Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kartong: Brikama Craft Market (in Brikama), Sanyang Main Mosque (in Sanyang) and Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve (in Tanji). There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of The Reptile Farm and stroll through Sifoe Kafo Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kartong trip itinerary planning app .

Phoenix, USA to Kartong is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Kartong, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Kartong is somewhat warmer than Phoenix - with highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Banjul.

Things to do in Kartong

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tanji, Sanyang Main Mosque, Sifoe Kafo Farm, Gunjur Village Museum, Jufureh
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Gunjur Village Museum ©
Gunjur Village Museum
Brikama Craft Market ©
Brikama Craft Market
Jufureh ©
Jufureh

5
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bakau Craft Market - Sand Art Shop and Baitus Salam Mosque. Fort James Island and Roman Catholic Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at River Gambia National Park. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Kiang West National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Katchikally Crocodile Pool, don't miss a visit to National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King Fahad Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Fort Bullen.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Banjul trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kartong to Banjul takes 1.5 hours. February in Banjul sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bakau, North Bank Division
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Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Fort Bullen ©
Fort Bullen
Fort James Island ©
Fort James Island

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