Mar 7 - Mar 8
Perched on the dual banks of the Gambia River, the Republic of the Gambia thrives on tourism from all over the world. From Eagle Heights in Banjul to the Wassu Circle Stones, you'll find a wealth of culture, nature, and history to explore in this former UK colony.
Gambia spans a thin strip of land surrounding the Gambia River, from its mouth near the city of Basse all the way to the spot where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean, and is divided into six distinct regions: Banjul, Central River, Lower River, North Bank, Upper River, and Western. Banjul is the country's capital, situated at the uppermost western point of the country. Hotels in Banjul put you in a good place to visit a city full of adventure and rich cultural experiences that begin at the Albert Market and continue the Abuko Nature Reserve, Eagle Heights, and the West Kiang National Park. In and around Banjul and the western region, you can tour the coastal seascapes and explore thriving mangroves full of aquatic birds and fish. Along Central River, you can mingle with fruit bats, sun squirrels, and Gambian pouched rats. In the North Bank, Upper River and Lower River regions, immerse yourself in the bustling centers of Mansakonko, Basse Santa Su, and Kerewan. To enjoy a wonderful dining experience, check out traditional dishes of benachin, domoda, superkanja and chicken yassa in restaurants nearby a selection of Gambia hotels throughout the country. Many Gambia resorts are right on the Atlantic Coast, where you can take advantage of the sun, surf, and fresh seafood.
With its mixture of African landscapes, rich and traditional cultures, and to-die-for cuisine, your adventure will start the second you step foot off the plane. Travelocity offers a fantastic selection of hotels in Gambia and more cheap deals for you to take advantage of. Bundle your accommodations and airfare together, and you can save up to $537. Check out our listings for flights to Banjul today and start planning your trip.