The Complete Birding Holiday in The Gambia
This package is designed for guests who want a pre-booked week of birding with a registered Guide, visiting all the best sites within easy driving distance for 6 full day’s bird watching. It includes half board accommodation, airport transfers, all transport and the guide’s fees. You only need to arrange and pay for your own flights and any lunches and drinks. Additional days of bird watching at different sites can be arranged for longer stay guests who may also prefer to spread the days out across their stay.
Available for the season November 2013 - end May 2014.
Itinerary (which can be adapted to suit guests)
Day 1 Airport transfer on arrival and optional 2 hour self-guided walk in local bush area (this is dependent upon convenient flight timings.)
Day 2 Abuko Forest Reserve and Lamin Rice fields ( pay for lunch locally)
Day 3 Tanji Bird Reserve and Brufut Woods ( pay for lunch locally)
Day 4 Pirang and Faraba Banta bush track (includes packed picnic lunch)
Day 5 Tujereng Woods, Kotu Ponds & track, Fajara golf course (pay for lunch locally)
Day 6 Darsilami Forest and Wetlands (Marakissa) (pay for lunch locally)
Day 7 Kartong observatory and river trip (includes lunch at local restaurant)
Day 8 Optional local self guided walk before departure and transfer to Banjul Airport.
(Trips are for a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 4 unless a group booking is made for more)
Half board Single occupancy of a lodge plus all trips: £770
Half board for 2 in a lodge plus all trips: £990
Farakunku Lodges features in this book and DVD available from the easybirder.co.uk website