This excursion takes you to some of The Gambia’s most beautiful and fascinating places. You’ll begin with a panoramic drive along Old Cape Road to Sting Corner, home to Baobab Trees that can live up to 1,000 years. Learn about the medical properties of its antioxidant-rich fruit, which some believe can aid in the fight against cancer. Continuing on, you’ll visit the Kachikally Crocodile Pool, a sacred place that’s home to some 70 crocs. It’s been owned by the same family for more than five centuries and locals visit to bathe or drink from the pool as its believed the sacred waters can help those facing adversity; from infertility to unemployment. Next, it’s off to the palm forests of Makasutu to hike along nature trails and watch for exotic birds, baboons and other wildlife. Your day concludes with a tasting of local dishes at the colorful Gaya Art Café.
Learn about the healing properties of the Baobab Tree, which some believe can help fight cancer.
Follow nature trails through the dense palm forests of Makasutu.
Visit the Kachikally Crocodile Pool and discover why locals believe this is a truly magical place.
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KeyCard and photo identification
Cash/credit cards (cash is preferred; only Gaya Art Café will accept credit cards on this tour)
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Hat and sunglasses
Guests must be able to enter local dug-out boat and traverse uneven, cobblestone and flat terrain, including negotiating 4-6 steps.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Taking photos or video of uniformed personnel or security officers is not permitted.
This tour includes a meal. Guests with dietary restrictions or special requests should notify operator at time of booking.
The tour includes more than 2 hours of total driving with the longest segment being approximately 50 minutes (depending on the day’s traffic).
Location Banjul, The Gambia
Banjul, The Gambia
Tour Code D40L
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