Departure from your hotels after breakfast at 08.30hrs.
The drive takes us to the Makasutu Cultural Forest. Makasutu is a Palm forest situated on the banks of a beautiful meandering tributary of The River Gambia, encompassing many different eco-systems including dense forest, savanna and mangrove regions.
The area is a home for a variety of birds, monkeys, monitor lizards, pygmy deer, and man goose; with a bit of luck you might just catch a glimpse of baboons. A canoe trip and guided nature walks are organized. There is also a chance to observe traditional bush people going on their daily business, palm wine tapers, local fishermen and the women collecting oysters from the mangrove.
Lunch is provided after the walk and the canoe trip whilst traditional drumming and dancing is enjoyed under the Baobab tree. This is a real African Experience. From Makasutu the drive continues to the Sindola Safari Lodge, which is situated in Kanilai, in the district of Foni situated in the western division of The Gambia. The Lodge is situated in a beautiful environment with a lot of sport facilities.
The overnight stay will be at the Sindola Safari Lodge, where dinner will be served.
After breakfast, an early start driving continues to the Tendaba Camp, which is situated at the river side of the Kiang West National Park. On arrival in Tendaba, a boat trip is organized through the mangroves for 1 ½ hours where a lot of birds can be seen resting on the high mangrove trees in the area. Lunch will be served when back at the camp.
After lunch, we will drive to Kartong where the Sandele Lodge will accommodate us.
The overnight stay and our dinner will be at the eco-retreat lodge Sandele.
After breakfast at the Sandele Lodge, we will start driving to the Kartong reptile farm.
This farm hosts different species of reptiles ranging from different species of snakes, crocodiles and other reptiles too. There will be a guided tour within the farm and brave clients can have a stroke of some of the reptiles, but to be strictly advice by a farm guide before doing so.
After the farm visit we are heading to Sanyang, were we will be having lunch at the Rainbow restaurant situated along the sandy beach of Sanyang.
Enjoy the breeze of the Atlantic Ocean whiles enjoying your lunch.
There is the possibility of swimming in the ocean or just relax on your sun bed before we will drive back to your respective hotel.
Price: available on request
As soon as you enter the hotel grounds you feel like you have just stepped into an oasis of tropical.
This is an excursion which takes you over 300 KM into The Gambia and it also gives you a chance of seeing most parts of the country and seeing very old monuments, the famous Stone Circles for examp...