14 days in Gambia Itinerary

14 days in Gambia Itinerary

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14 days in Gambia Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  27​h
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Fort Lauderdale


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. Change things up with these side-trips from Banjul: Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve (in Tanji), Fort James Island (in North Bank Division) and Makasutu Culture Forest (in Serekunda). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Katchikally Crocodile Pool, look for gifts at Senegambia Craft Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Cathedral, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Banjul online day trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Banjul is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Banjul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, you will find days in Banjul are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kartong.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Serekunda, Bakau, North Bank Division, Kotu Beach, Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve
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Kotu Beach ©
Kotu Beach
Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Bijilo Forest Park
Bijilo Forest Park


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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kartong: Tanje Village Museum (in Tanji), Sanyang Main Mosque (in Sanyang) and Brikama Craft Market (in Brikama). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The Reptile Farm, get engrossed in the history at Gunjur Village Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Lemonfish Art Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Jufureh.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kartong online trip planner .

You can drive from Banjul to Kartong in 1.5 hours. October in Kartong sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kartong

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gunjur Village Museum, Jufureh, Sifoe Kafo Farm, Brikama Craft Market, Tanje Village Museum
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Gunjur Village Museum ©
Gunjur Village Museum
Brikama Craft Market ©
Brikama Craft Market
Tanje Village Museum ©
Tanje Village Museum