Experience Rural Gambiaoffered by supplier M19594 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 24 people
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 65 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 65 US Dollar (USD)
From Yundum, driving continues to Brikama and later to Sifo, a typical Gambian village approx 10km past Brikama. A visit is made to the Local Beekeepers Association Farm which has been in existence for 25 years. You can see traditional and modern hives and learn how honey is used to complement local food and how it is utilized for traditional medicinal purposes. A visit to the compound of the Association’s President, Manjinki Jabang, the family head and his two wives who will welcome you to their traditional home which houses an extended family of 23 people including numerous children.
From Sifo, we drive to Sanyang where you will stop for lunch on the beautiful white sandy beach of the south coast of the Gambia. Lunch is served in a nice African style hut and later driving continues. A quick stop on the way back at Tanje Fishing village to see how the fishermen operate their daily business and how the fishes are smoked to be shipped out of The Gambia. From Tanje, drive back to the hotels to be dropped off. Approx. time of return 17:00 o'clock.
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M19594 is a family run enterprise, which started in 1983 as a ground handling company. The Company was formed in order to assist tour operators and helps provide a solid structure for the tourist industry in The Gambia. M19594 also participates in several social and cultural events all over the Gambia, e.g. the...