Cruising the Rivers of West Africa (Ex Banjul)

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Run by: Peregrine

Reference number: PFWB

From: £1570.00

Set sail from Banjul on an immersive cruise from Senegal down to The Gambia. On the way encounter the crocodiles, manatees and turtles of the Saloum Delta, learn how a fiction novel changed the history of St James Island, and visit the villages of Tendaba and meet its inhabitants. Cruising through open seas and up wide rivers, this is the perfect opportunity to discover the rich history, wildlife and aquatic landscapes of West Africa – all in style and comfort aboard the Harmony G cruise ship. Highlights/r/n
  • Explorethe Saloum Delta, a UNESCO listed Biosphere reserve and important birding area where you can spot flamingos, Eurasian spoonbills and the curlew sandpiper. 
  • Visit Kunta Kinteh, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and island named after author Alex Haley's bestselling book "Roots".
  • Hop aboard a motorised pirogue vessel and explore Baboon Island, with the chance to observe chimpanzees frolicking by the water. 
  • Cruise down the scenic Gambia River estuary and keep an eye out for the dolphins who inhabit this waterway. 

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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