Travel The Gambia
Your comprehensive resource for travel to this tiny West African nation. Let us help you plan your next Gambian adventure!
Africa’s Smiling Coast
One of the smallest countries in Africa, The Gambia is nestled entirely within neighbouring Senegal but has a character all its own. This former British colony, where English is still the language of business and education, is known as the Smiling Coast – and with good reason. You will discover a local people who love to laugh, and who welcome visitors with open arms and a wide smile which perfectly sums up their relaxed attitude to life. Looking for an African destination where you are immediately made to feel at home? You can’t go wrong in The Gambia.
About Travel The Gambia
Created in 2019, Travel The Gambia aims to provide a comprehensive resource for travel to The Gambia which is hard to find elsewhere. Over the coming months, we aim to add information on the best places to visit in this fascinating country, as well as practical information on dress, money, communications and travel – everything you need to help plan your visit.
We are proud to recommend Gambia Tours for your on-the-ground travel needs in The Gambia.
(Please note that this post contains photos of live snakes). If you want to check out some of the more unusual Gambia wildlife, a day trip south to the Kartong Reptile Farm is well worth the effort. Located around 1 hour south of the Serrekunda coastal strip, Kartong...
This small but fascinating destination is popular with visitors, packing a surprising amount into a small area. Located in the Bakau district, at the northern end of the coastal tourist trip, a visit to Kachikally Crocodile Park Gambia will take you through narrow...
If you are visiting the Gambian capital, the Gambia National Museum in Banjul is well worth a stop-off. This compact but varied museum is located in an old colonial building which was formerly used at the Bathurst Club in the 1920s and the Legislative Assembly in the...