The nature and culture of the real Gambia

In only 35 minutes drive from Banjul Airport, where Bouba picks you up, you can experience the nature and culture of the real Gambia.

In February every year, there is a big cultural festival in Kartong in which a lot of cultural artist are invited to perform. Performance ranges from cultural music, cultural dance, fire dance etc.
For more information and dates see African Linx website.

Halahin is a popular place for local musicians to lance their new songs!

List of activities

  • Enjoy the Halahin river on a boat or canoe and watch birds, crocodiles, oysters that grow there and the beautiful nature

  • Djembe and kora lessons

  • Traditional Gambian dancing

  • Visit the snake farm

  • Visit the holy crocodile pool Folonko in Kartong

  • Make a day trip to Senegal, for example to Fatala Zoo

  • Visit the fish market in Tanji, Gunjur and Bakau

  • Have a lovely massage at the lodge

  • And many, many more possibilities!

  • And of course, relax at the beach, swim, surf, have long beach walks of running’s, catch your own dinner at sea…….and so on…….

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