Sunday, August 9, 2015


What type of traveler are you? What kind of travel destination are you looking for your next holidays?

Travelling is a part of the life for many people around the world. People travel for many different reasons; business & work, sport, fun, hobby, study, charity, family, etc. But lots of people simply want to meet people & know different cultures & countries around the world. 

Tourism is an important way of income for most of the countries in the world, but there are also bad influences brought by mass tourism. 

Today we want to find out what kind of traveler you are and what kind of travel destination you are looking for? Do you think Gambia is offering what you are looking for? 

You love to spend your holiday in a hotel, resort or lodge using their room service, offered activities, spa & beauty services, massage and the whole range of other hotel services

There is a fantastic selection of hotels in The Gambia to accommodate your style and budget. Whether you’re looking for stylish, boutique hotel, beachfront hotel, luxury hotel and lodge or family friendly hotel, you will certainly find something to suit your taste.
Most of the hotels are located west of Banjul and Serekunda, and have been sympathetic to the environment. The Gambia doesn’t have any towering concrete monstrosities; even the largest hotels are well-landscaped, with tropical trees and flowering shrubs.

Backpacker and adventurous traveler 
You don’t just want to visit a country - you want to experience it. And you want to experience everything. You like to fully immerse yourself and learn the local lingo.

In the Gambia we offer an unique way of experiencing the country, its nature, people, animals, villages, daily life of local people. Spending your vacation with locals is a guarantee for an intensive experience. You will see towns and villages that no travel agency travels to, taste local food and experience local customs, you will save money, experience public transport and much more. Attending local music festivals will make your journey even more magical.  

Your wish is to travel and really do something useful with your time at the destination. you are looking for an outstanding and unique experience and you want to give back to local community.

A small, beautiful Western African country, The Gambia, is offering unforgettable volunteering opportunities, whether you are traveling alone, with your partner or a family. Our aim is to give a hand to local schools and help to improve the quality of education for kids in The Gambia. With volunteers from around the world we want to exchange the knowledge, skills and experiences and pass it to the children in The Gambia. The program also aims to create opportunities for cultural exchange, both within the classroom and within Gambian communities.

Honeymoon is one the most exciting times in your life. You have a lot of choice to make when it comes to planning your honeymoon. More and more honeymooners are looking for something new, something completely different, an added value to traditional selection.

The Gambia is an outstanding honeymoon destination. Nowhere else in the world can you experience such an unforgettable experience as in West Africa. It is an amazing start of a life together for newlyweds and it is a great opportunity to strengthen partnership, experience the world beyond the borders of holiday resorts and learn about the destination through local residents with their stories of life in the country.
After experiencing a real Africa, you can relax on white sandy beaches, sip drinks on a chair under a palm tree and look at the crystal blue sea in breathtaking Cape Verde. A combination of adventure, relaxation and romance will make your honeymoon in Africa unique and magical.

Family holidays
You like the sun and your family as well. Add sea and sand to that and you are happy. Destination offering different hotel and outside activities is a perfect solution

The Gambia is an appropriate place for a family vacation and experiencing diversity together. The children will enjoy playing on the long sandy beaches, splashing around in the pool and the activities organized for them by the hotels. If you decide to spend your vacation beyond the tourist strip, you have plenty of socializing with the locals, making new friends, having fun and learning for the while family ahead of you. Animals, people, music, cuisine and exploring the culture are the right guarantee for an unforgettable family trip.

Animal and nature lover
You don't want to spend a lot of money for accommodation and you are not interested in history and museums but when it comes to animals and nature, you are so ready for the experience!

The Gambia has fascinating flora and wildlife; vibrant ecosystems, varied landscapes and many different animal species. From savannas to mangroves, beaches to cities, bushes to villages. There are no “Big 5″ in The Gambia, but there are over 500 bird species and many other animals to be spotted, which makes it a heavenly destination for animal lovers.  Animal and bird-life is extremely diverse and exotic. Wildlife of the Gambia is dictated by several habitat zones over its total land area of about 10,000 square kilometers
. Birds, monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, crocodiles, snakes, hippos, tropical fish, antelopes, zebras, rhinos, giraffes and much more is waiting for you in The Gambia and Senegal wildlife reserves.

Elderly traveler
You like to spend your long winter holidays in destination with warm weather, beautiful nature & wildlife, financially accessible and peaceful & quiet destination away from mass tourism.

The Gambia is a perfect winter holiday destination for retirees who want to escape from cold winter weather in Europe. Africa offers a warm sun all year round, peaceful hotels & lodges and reasonable prices. Today, more and more retirees are looking for meaningful holidays. Visiting new places, socializing with locals, tasting the local cuisine, bird watching and dancing the rhythms of local music are just some of the activities Gambia offers. Friendly people of Gambia will always take a good care of you and you will never feel you are alone In Africa. Hospitality and being respectful towards elderly people are values that Gambians are born with.

Sports traveler
You are someone who heads off on holidays to go cycling, sport fishing, hiking, meet other groups to play football, or head off with friends to play golf.

Experiencing the world beyond the borders of holiday resorts and learning about the destination through local places and residents with their stories of life, will make your holidays in The Gambia unforgettable. There is no better way to feel the heartbeat of a country than through cycling trips. You’ll come across animals and hidden villages, meet village’s chefs, spend time in the nature and have the finest look in the daily life of locals.
The growing popularity for recreational fishing since the early 1990’s, has now made The Gambia one of the most sought after fishing holidays destinations in the world, offering an extensive variety of fish species and fishing activities in different places.

The scholar
You like to travel to gain a greater knowledge about culture, history, architecture and local cuisine. Your journey starts before leaving home. You read the books and websites to get background information about your journey. 

Cultural heritage in Gambia is very ethnically diverse, and offers many unique experiences for visitors. Among the attractions are performances and the arts – dance and music are highly developed and very important. Gambia does not disappoint in its cuisine with its diverse and interesting food. Lastly, Gambia is full of historical buildings, monuments and archaeological sites, most of which were confirmed by UNESCO.
Every two years, there in big international Roots Festival organized in The Gambia.  holds in an international reunion. Most of the people attending the festival share something in common; purest love for their motherland, dearest Africa and the heritage which goes back to the days of slavery.

And, what kind of traveler are you? Did you recognized yourself in one of the traveler type? Or perhaps you have a little bit of all of them in you?

Now that you also know something about The Gambia,  it is a perfect time to think about when you want to visit the smiling coast. 

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