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Places to visit in Gambia

When you travel to Gambia, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Gambia, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Gambia to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Gambia things to do can include exploring Gambia attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Attractions in gambia


These stones are also called megaliths and run from the border of Senegal and throughout Gambia. The ones that you see here is the biggest concentration that has been found anywhere on the planet.


Here you can find a huge variety of different crocodiles, including West African Nile crocodiles. You can also pet the crocodiles, which is normally a fun and interesting experience for kids and adults alike.


There are many different mosques all over the country, but this is one of the largest. This mosque can be located in Serrekunda and is one of the most popular attractions for Muslim vistors as well as other tourists.


This museum can be found in Banjul and is one of the best places to learn about the culture of the country. There are many different exhibitions held in the museum, including historical documents, artefacts and artwork that tell the story of the history of the country. You can also find a huge variety of different educational programmes here for the children.


This national park is located right next to Janjanbureh and is a beautiful place to visit. The camps are slightly expensive, but worth it, and they can arrange different tours of the park for you. You will be able to see different animals, including crocodiles, baboons, chimpanzees, monkeys and much more.


There are so many different national parks in the area, which is one of the best places to explore nature. You can take a safari and be driven around the area and see many different animals, including chimpanzees, crocodiles, baboons, monkeys and many more.


One of the best ways to fully experience the culture of this country is by watching some of the traditional dancing and listening to some of the traditional music. This can be done in some of the small villages in the country, the arrangement for which can be made during the tours.


This arch was erected to commemorate the coup d'etat of 1994, in which Yahya Jammeh seized the government without shedding any blood. The arch can be found in Banjul on the Banjul-Highway close to Box Bar Road.

Activities in gambia

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There are many different adventurous activities that can be done in the country. Some of the top activities include going on safaris, which includes bird watching and looking for all sorts of interesting animals. You can also visit the crocodile pool and pet some of the many crocodiles that reside there.

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There are quite a few different spas in the country, including the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa and the Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort & Spa. Here you can avail many different treatments for pampering, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures.

Food in gambia


There are many different restaurants in the country, and you can find a huge array of different cuisines in the country, including Mexican, Dutch, German, Lebanese and even Thai. Some of the best restaurants throughout the country include Scala Restaurant, Sea Shells Bar & Restaurant, Yasmina, Nefertiti Beach Bar & Restaurant and many more.


The food here is interesting and has a lot of traditional ingredients. Some of the traditional ingredients that are normally used include rice, peanuts, meat, fish, tomatoes, onions, freshly harvested oysters, chillies and cassava. Some of the traditional dishes include chicken yassa, jollof rice and domoda.

Night Life in gambia


Depending on the type of live music you are interested in seeing there are a few places to go. If you want to listen to some traditional music you can visit any of the smaller villages in the country and they will have performances. You can also ask your tour guide to set this up if you want to experience it.

Also, there are many different places throughout the country to find live music and it mostly found in the bars.


Senegambia is one of the best places to find a huge variety of different bars and clubs. Here you can find different things to do as well, including street dancing and drumming. This is one of the best places to visit if you are looking for a huge variety of activities.

Shopping in gambia


There are not any flea markets in the country, but there are quite a few street markets, especially in Serrekunda and Banjul. At these street markets you can find the best items to buy, including a lot of locally made products.


Banjul and Serrekunda have the biggest street markets in the country. Here you can find a huge array of different items, including clothes that are tailor made, kora, which is a musical instrument, wooden carvings, masks and even some drums.

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