15 days in Gambia Itinerary

15 days in Gambia Itinerary

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15 days in Gambia Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Banjul
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kartong
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Lagos

7
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort James Island and Baitus Salam Mosque. Explore hidden gems such as River Gambia National Park and Kololi Casino. Venture out of the city with trips to Makasutu Culture Forest (in Serekunda) and Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve (in Tanji). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Kotu Beach, steep yourself in history at Fort Bullen, explore the striking landscape of Kiang West National Park, and don't miss a visit to National Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Banjul trip maker website .

Lagos, Nigeria to Banjul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western African Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. August in Banjul sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kartong.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Serekunda, Bakau, North Bank Division, Tanji / Karinti Bird Reserve, Kotu Beach
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 21:
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River Gambia National Park
River Gambia National Park
Kotu Beach ©
Kotu Beach
Fort James Island ©
Fort James Island

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Reptile Farm and Tanje Village Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gunjur Village Museum and Jufureh. Change things up with these side-trips from Kartong: Sanyang Main Mosque (in Sanyang) and Brikama Craft Market (in Brikama). There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Lemonfish Art Gallery and stroll through Sifoe Kafo Farm.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kartong day trip planner .

Getting from Banjul to Kartong by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Kartong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Kartong

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Gunjur Village Museum, Tanje Village Museum, Sanyang Main Mosque, Jufureh, Brikama Craft Market
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 28:
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Gunjur Village Museum ©
Gunjur Village Museum
Tanje Village Museum ©
Tanje Village Museum
Jufureh ©
Jufureh