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The Gambia Main Tour Info

  • Tour dates
    13th - 23rd of January 2018
    16th - 26th of March 2018
  • Price 2016
    € 2.995 p.p
    € 450 Single supplement.
  • Deposit
    € 250 p.p.
  • Includes
    All accommodation, all meals , transport, full-time guides, Nature reserves entrance fees, airport transfers.
  • Excludes
    Flights, insurance and personal costs.
  • Tour party
    Minimum 4, maximum 8 fellow-travellers
  • Your flight planning: Arrival on the 13th of January at Banjul Airport. Departure on 23rd of January from Banjul Airport

Itinerary at a Glance

  • Day 1 - Sunset Beach Hotel - Arrival in The Gambia, hotel transfer
  • Day 2 - Sunset Beach Hotel - Birding in Abuko Nature Reserve
  • Day 3 - Sunset Beach Hotel - Birding in Brufut Woods
  • Day 4 - Tendaba Camp - Birding during transfer, Birding walk in the afternoon
  • Day 5 - Tendaba Camp - PM: Mangrove Boat-ride, PM Kiang West N.P.
  • Day 6 - Camp - Birding during transfer,
  • Day 7 - Camp - Birding Janjangbureh (MacCarthy Island)
  • Day 8 - Camp - Boat -Journey on Gambia River
  • Day 9 - Sunset Beach Hotel - Birding during transfer back to Banjul
  • Day 10 - Sunset Beach Hotel - Birding in Tanji Woodlands
  • Day 11 - Departure

Latest Trip Report The Gambia

black-crowned-night-heronReading this trip report it will be clear that a “Recce Trip” is different in all aspects. These trips are not like the normal Birding Tours, where everything is well organized and planned. We, and with us 5 fellow travellers, had to face unexpected circumstances, we had to change 3 times our hotel, and our planned daily schedule never turned out to be the best one. However the experience was great, not only for us, but also for our fellow travellers. The common question from our friends is “When do you have your next Recce Trip, and can we come along with you”, shows how the tour was experienced.

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Meet your Tour Guides for The Gambia

guideOur guide is Mustapha Manneh. He is an official Bird Guides Association guide and has been working in the field for about six years. He has guided for several international Travel Agencies. His field tools are excellent and he is a very helpful with all identification problems. Our clients liked him very much because Mustapha turned out to be a very pleasant and well-informed young man, with a good sense of humour and a good grasp of the English humour.

Tour leader: Each tour will have a representative of Worldwide Birding Tours to accompany it, ensuring attention to detail and fulfilling our pledge not to send you on holiday, but to take you.