Africa - The Gambia (PDF Chapter)
This is the The Gambia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
The Gambia’s mere 80km of coastline encompasses golden beaches backed by swaying palms, sleepy fishing villages and biologically rich coastal reserves, while its namesake river teems with wildlife.
- boat past river islands where great apes rule
- indulge in fresh seafood while watching the sunset over the seaside
- get teased by monkeys on the 4.5km nature trail in Bijilo Forest Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Banjul, Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts, Abuko Nature Reserve, Makasutu Culture Forest, Tanji, Brufut, Gunjur, Lower Gambia River, Albreda, Juffureh & Kunta Kinteh Island, Baobolong Wetland Reserve & Kiang West National Park, Basse Santa Su, River Gambia National Park, Sanyang, Wassu Stone Circles, Understand the Gambia and Survival Guide.
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