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Overview

The republic of Gambia is small country on the West Coast of Africa. Known as the smiling coast of Africa on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Cutting through the heart of the huge country of Senegal Gambia’s location is perfect, surrounded by lush green mountains and charming riverside villages that are dotted along the Gambian River that flows to stunning, soft, sandy beaches. Gambia has tropical climate and is rich in African culture, history, nature is in abundance. There is so much to experience and explore from its historical buildings, local delicacies and incredible rain forests and wildlife reserves. There are plenty of excursions  something to suit everyone. For a small country Gambia really does have it all. The capital city is Banjul and the language spoken is English. You can expect a huge welcome, the people of Gambia are the warmest, friendliest big-hearted people. 

Our Resort - KOTU

 Kotu resort and village is a bustling, lively area in the west coast region of the Gambia and takes up half of the tourist district.  The resort is not too from the capital Banjul and the airport. The heart of the resort is focused around the craft market which is set in an oval shaped which is partially enclosed and is surrounded buy may souvenir shops and restaurants, bearing all manner of wooden crafts, paintings and African jewellery. The Kotu stream runs through an area of the resort, rice fields can be seen and are a real spectacle during the months the rice is grown. The area is surrounded by wildlife with many species of birds, and you may even see monkeys and lizards in this lush green area. If you are feeling more active you can always play a round of golf at the close by Fajara Golf Course.  Evenings can be spent in the many restaurants and bars enjoying lively entertainment. As you sunbathe on the beach enjoy freshly squeezed exotic fruit from on of the many stalls on the fringe of the golden sands. Palm trees and waves washing along the shore offer paradise. Tip toe in the shallow waters and take a dip deeper in the rolling waves.

 

7 Nights 8 Days 08 Nov, 23 Dec, 13 Jan, and more
Accommodation

Sunset Beach Hotel ***

Your hotel is in a desirable location, steps from the beach and Kotu steam. Surrounded by tropical gardens, this popular, charming hotel with a rustic but modern feel that compliments the location well. The rooms are bright, spacious, air conditioned and well equipped with everything you need. The pool bar and restaurant over a ocean view and are also located next to the stunning pool. With activities, mini market, beauty and massage parlour they have everything to enhance your holiday experience with no hassle whatsoever.

Accommodation

Sunset Beach Hotel has a total of 97 rooms with a range of bungalows and their private gardens, as well as two-storey buildings overlooking the pools and the Atlantic Ocean. The standard rooms are in spacious single or 2-sorey buildings equipped with cable tv, mini fridge, telephone, air-conditioning and safety box.

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  • Activities

    South Gambia Safari

    Enjoy a 4 X 4 Jeep Safari through the local villages and markets of South Gambia. This gives you a real taste of Africa and shows how the local people live their daily life.

    Senegal Fathala Park Safari

    The Fathala Game Park is located at 12 kms of the north of The Gambian / Senegalese boarder to Senegal. You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel to drive to Banjul, the capital city where we join the ferry to Barra and experience the hussle and bustle with the local people. After approximately one hour cruising on The River Gambia, You will reach Barra to continue driving through numerous villages before reaching Amdalaye/Karang –Gambian & Senegalese Border for passport formalities. From there you will enter Senegal to reach Fathala Park.

    To Fathala, an army truck will be waiting for you to start your 2 hours safari. In the reserve, you can enjoy the natural environment and get the chance to spot animals such as Zebras, Rhinoceros, Giraffes and Monkeys. After that, enjoy your pack lunch and drinks before departing back to the boarder to catch the ferry to Banjul.

    Gambian Home Cooking

    Gambian home cooking will give you the opportunity to spend the day in true Gambian style and learn to cook a typical Gambian meal. From your hotel, we’ll drive you to Brusubi a town which is about 30 minutes from the port and when arriving at the cooking place, we’ll head to the local market wearing traditional dresses to collect local produce for your home cooking experience then watch and learn as Aida shows you how to cook. Finally, you will get to enjoy the delicious meal with the family. It is an experience that starts by you going to the market to collect the items; you will participate in preparing the food which you will enjoy eating before returning to your hotel.

    Capital City Tour

    Like all countries in the world, the capital city is the center of activities. This trip will last for about half the day, up till about 2-3 PM. It is a trip to Banjul, the capital of The Gambia and its environments.

    Destination
    Gambia
    Price Includes

    What is included in the tour

    • Stay at the 3* Sunset Beach hotel
    • Your own single occupancy en-suite room 
    • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
    • Flights from London Gatwick  
    • Flights from your local airport at a small supplement
    • All Taxes & Surcharges
    • 20Kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage.
    • Airport Transfers 
    • Dedicated GoSingles host at the hotel
    • Welcome get together
    • Coordinated Singles only site-seeing and activities (Optional Extra)
    • Meet other single, like minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends

    Flight Timings - 

    Outbound - London Gatwick 13:40 - Banjul (BJL) 20:00 

    Inbound -  Banjul (BJL) 21:00 - London Gatwick 03:05 (next day) 

    Visa Information

    For visits of less than a month, you don’t need to get a visa before you travel. British nationals are given a 28-day stamp in their passports on arrival.

    There is an immigration security tax of $20, which is payable on arrival and departure. It's advised that this is paid in cash with either US Dollars, Pound Sterling, Euros or Dalasis at a fixed rate. For the most up-to-date information visit, https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/the-gambia

     

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