1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Serre Kunda & Banjul: Drop In At The Makasutu Culture Forest In Gambia
Serre Kunda, Banjul
Travel to this ecotourism woodland reserve, which is actually a palm forest situated on the banks of a beautiful meandering tributary of the River Gambia at Madina Bolong. Indulge in a number of activities such as pottery making, African cooking etc.
Drive from your hotel to the Makasutu culture forest (1-hour drive). Makasutu is a palm forest situated on the banks of a beautiful meandering tributary of the River Gambia at Madina Bolong.
Catch a glimpse of migrating baboons who make the forest their home for a number of months each year
Have tea, coffee or some other form of refreshment.
Take a walk to the wildlife museum to learn about the work the museum is undertaking for the wildlife of The Gambia.
Go on river trips in traditional dugout canoes, guided walks through the forest, bird watching and animal observation.
Take a bush walk where you can see some of the wonderful flora and fauna of the area.
Drive back to base camp and have lunch.
Watch traditional dancers and drum troupes perform on the natural stage under the shade of the majestic Baobab tree.
Participate in or simply observe pottery making, African cooking, furniture making, carving and dancing and drumming.
Availability: Daily on request.
Hotel pick-up time: 8.00 am.
Mode of transport: 4x4 and Dugout Canoe.
Gambia tour guide.
Makasutu culture forest encompasses many different ecosystems, including dense forest, savannah and mangrove regions. The forest is home to hundreds of varieties of birds, three species of monkeys, monitor lizards, pygmy deer and mongoose, to name but a few.
Serre Kunda, Banjul
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