5 days in Banjul & Senegal Itinerary

5 days in Banjul & Senegal Itinerary

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5 days in Banjul & Senegal Itinerary

Start: Maspalomas, Spain
Fly:  6​h 45​min
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Banjul, Gambia
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Dakar, Senegal
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Maspalomas, Spain

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Banjul, Gambia

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. On the 19th (Mon), expand your understanding of the military at Fort Bullen, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Market, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Katchikally Crocodile Pool, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bijilo Forest Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Banjul trip itinerary app .

Maspalomas, Spain to Banjul is an approximately 7-hour flight. When traveling from Maspalomas in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Banjul, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dakar.

Things to do in Banjul

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Katchikally Crocodile Pool, Fort Bullen
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Katchikally Crocodile Pool ©
Katchikally Crocodile Pool
Bijilo Forest Park
Bijilo Forest Park
Abuko Nature Reserve ©
Abuko Nature Reserve

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Dakar, Senegal

Dakar ©
Situated on the western edge of mainland Africa, the crowded and dynamic city of Dakar offers visitors booming shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale du Souvenir Africain de Dakar.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dakar journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Banjul to Dakar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Dakar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dakar

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Accrobaobab Adventure ©
Accrobaobab Adventure
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine ©

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