8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Serre Kunda & Brikama: Discover The Makasutu Cultural Forest
Serre Kunda, Brikama
Go deep into the Makasutu Cultural Forest. Go on a boat ride on the Gambia River, try the delicious local palm wine, do a forest walk and enjoy lunch along with some local entertainment.
Makasutu Culture Forest
Get picked up in the morning at 8 am.
Drive from Serre Kunda towards Makasutu Culture Forest, outside Brikama.
Upon arrival at the Eco-tourist centre, get received by camp members.
Depending on the river tide, first go on a boat cruise in a canoe to go around the mangrove swamps of the Gambia River, where you can see local women collecting oysters from the mangrove in the creeks and in a unique manner only can be seen by ladies in the creeks.
Go on a forest walk and get a chance to see Gambian Herbs man at work. You will the keep on walking to towards the end where you will meet a palm wine tapper to sample local liquor from the palm tree.
Drive to the base in a vehicle.
Enjoy lunch and entertainment with the locals especially a man playing a 21 string instrument.
Return to your accommodation.
Food and a complimentary drink at the end of the day.
Palm wine liquor to sample.
All extra needs personally.
Sun creams and repellents will be needed.
You must look out for the baboons since they always attempt to eat part of your lunch.
There is an art market, and you may want to buy something.
Serre Kunda, Brikama
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 08:30 hours.
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