Itinerary 2

Our suggested itinerary for people wishing to see the maximum amount of birds on a 14 night’s tour that will take you some 300 kilometres along the mighty Gambia river.
Day 1:
Arrive early afternoon and transfer to your chosen hotel by private taxi for a relaxing afternoon and evening and meeting with your guide Lamin
Day 2:
Abuko Nature Reserve - 07:30 to 12:00; and return to your hotel, Katchikally Sacred crocodile Pool – 16:00 to 19:00
Day 3:
Brufut Woods - 07.30 to 12.00; and then straight on to Tanji Beach for sea birds, arrive back at your hotel approximately 14:00
Day 4:
Fajara Golf course 7:30 to 10:30 then to Koto Creek, Sewage ponds arrive back to your hotel approximately 12:30
Day 5:
Makasutu Culture Forest – 7:30 to 15:00 for peace and tranquillity in the heart of the African bush with birds and monkeys.
Day 6:
After breakfast an early morning drive to Faraba Banta, Pirang, and Farasutu Forest in Kuloro, over night stay around this area.This is a good area to see the Violet Turaco.
Day 7:
After an early breakfast we set off on our journey to Tendaba Camp and great variety of wild life will be seen along the way, we will arrive at the camp in the late afternoon and in the evening we will see Long-Tailed and Standard –winged Nightjars, which have a habit of resting on the warm road after dark. [One night]
Day 8:
After breakfast we catch the ferry at Yelitenda to Farrafeni on the North Bank, for our journey to Georgetown, with stops along the way to spot the Egyptian Plovers and many other exotic birds. [One night]
Day 9-12:
Leave Georgetown for our drive over the border into Senegal and the Niokola Koba National Park where we will spend 2 nights birding in and around the park. Our hotel the Simenti Hotel is situated overlooking the Gambia River where you should see Hippos, Baboons and Crocodiles as well as Lion, Leopard, wild dog, Eland, Chimpanzee, the Egyptian Plovers and Fish Eagles. [Two nights]
Day 12:
We start our journey back to Tendaba Camp for our overnight stay with stops at Bansang Quarry to see a breeding colony of Red-throated Bee-eaters. [One Night]
Day 13:
This will be our journey back to your hotel on the coastal results for your last night and to count up the number of bird species that you will have seen on this wonderful bird safari, [it will be over 300].
Day 14:
A relaxing morning to sort out that last minute gift to take back home and then our private taxi will take you to Yundum airport at about midday for your return journey.