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Visit the River Gambia National Park, where you can take a boat ride to see chimps, baboons and hippos in the wild. The Kiang West National Park, Abuko Nature Reserve Park, Bijilo Forest Park and Pirang Forest Park are also ideal excursions for nature lovers, where lush forests team with wildlife.
Go beach hopping, starting at Kololi Beach, one of the most popular resorts, where you'll find a lively night scene and bustling beaches. For those who'd prefer something a little quieter, Cape Point boasts a glorious sandy stretch, whereas Kotu Beach is something of a happy medium.
A trip to the capital of Banjul should include a browse in Banjul market. Forget the tourist markets of beach resorts – this is the real deal. You can mingle with the locals in the maze of stalls, picking up authentic souvenirs as you go.
Take a river cruise along the Gambia River or a safari into the Kotu Creek wetlands where you can spot hippos, crocodiles and a myriad of colourful birds. The mangroves of Gambia are home to an abundance of rare and wonderful flora and fauna.
Try a traditional Gambian music or dance lesson and learn about the vibrant culture of this beautiful country. Treat your partner to an evening of West African dance or even a tribal drumming class on the beach.
Banjul, the country's capital, sits at the mouth of the Gambian river, a 1,120km stretch of water that cuts Gambia down the middle. The Arch 22 monument welcomes you to the city, offering views which stretch out for miles. From Banjul, you have the perfect entry point to the national parks of this stunning country. The wildlife here roams free and gives the perfect opportunity for a safari adventure. Of course, if holidays for you are all about the beaches, it's rich pickings on the gorgeous Gambian coastline. Whether you stick to the beaches or want to adventure a little further inland, food is a big part of any Gambian experience. Sweet and spicy flavours make a heady combination here, with rich curries and stews forming the basis of traditional meals. Gambia is undoubtedly a world away from most package holidays, but those who do venture to this African gem will be rewarded richly. Book your cheap flights to Gambia with Thomascook Airlines and see for yourself what awaits.