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Gambian Culture and Cuisine At A Local Home

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Starting from €119,54 EUR / Adult
Experience a taste of Gambian hospitality at a typical compound that reveals the true nature of local life. Upon arrival, you'll meet your host, an enchanting local women who'll welcome you into her home for an unforgettable cultural exchange. This experience is reserved for no more than 15 guests to ensure you forge a personal connection with Gambian heritage. Sit on the floor as a communal plate of local delicacies is served. Sip herbal tea called "mborr mborr" and savor local desserts and seasonal fruits. A Gambian storyteller will narrate tales of local history and brave warriors, and local women will entertain you with traditional songs and dances that have been passed down for generations. Feel free to get up and learn a few moves yourself because this tour is all about participating in local life. There's no better way to do it than by visiting a local home.
  • Relax on a panoramic drive through the clamoring streets of town.
  • Visit a local Gambian compound and meet a local woman who'll invite you into her home. 
  • Try on traditional clothes, share local cuisine, hear tales of Gambian history, and much more.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 330 yards over flat surfaces and negotiate 1 step.
  • This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and those who travel with wheelchairs/motorized scooters 
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should be accompanied by an able bodied companion who can provide assistance.
  • Guests must be able to enter and exit transportation independently, including negotiating 2-4 steps.
  • Guests with food allergies or dietary restrictions should provide notice at time of booking.
  • Drive time to and from home is approximately 30 minutes each way.
Location Banjul, The Gambia Banjul, The Gambia
Tour Code D46L D46L
Duration5.00 Hours 5.00 Hours
Activity Level#Mild #Mild
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