Alhagi Jallow - taxi driver and guide: mobile nrs:(00220) 3841533 /9841533

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Trips with a driver /guide

Half day trips

City Tour: Museum and Crocodile pool in Bakau, Banjul: Albert Market
Serrekunda: market and Batik factory. Length of trip: approx. 4 hours.
Price: 2500 D.

Day trips

Safari tour: Serrekunda market ; Abuko nature park ( monkeys, hyenas)); Lamin Lodge with the possibility of a boat trip through the mangroves, a drink and lunch; Brikama craft market (wood carvings, djembés etc); Paradise beach at Sanyang,; on the way back a visit to the fishing village of Tandjii. Price: D 3000

Bush trip: via the sand roads to Maryamakunda, Banyaka, and Juna, perhaps visiting a school and compound on the way; A stop at Paradise Beach in Sangyang where there is also a restaurant serving food and drinks. Sometimes there is music and dance performed by a Group from the Fula tribe . On the way back a stop at the fishing village of Tanji.
Price D 3000

James Island:
A trip across The river Gambia by ferry from Banjul to Barra on the north bank. From there in 90 minutes to Juffureh. At Juffereh by wooden boat to the fort on James Island, a former prison camp for slaves. On the island there is a guided tour around the ruins of the fort. On returning lunch in the local restaurant and an opportunity to visit the Slave museum before starting on the return journey back to the hotel. Price: 60,- € pp

Other possibilities half day and day trips:

Via Gunjur, Sifoe to Darsilami, an African village on the border of South Senegal:
. A visit to a health centre. A school visit.

2-3 day trips

Day 1:Via the north bank ( Barra, Farafenni, Wassu Stone circles) to Janjanbureh with an overnight stay in Janjangbureh-camp.
Day 2: returning along the south bank via Soma to Tendaba Camp.( possibilities: boat trip through the mangroves, bird watching.
Day 3: back to the hotel. Price: 15.000 D not including overnight stay and meals. 1 night stay : D 900 a room ( 2 persons); dinner D 400 p.p.

Tendaba Camp
Via the south bank to Tendaba Camp, beautifully situated on the bank of the river Gambia. One overnight stay with the possibility of bird watching, boat trip etc. This accommodation has its own swimming pool.
Price: D 10000 excl. overnight stay and meal.


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