travel42 Port Guide: Banjul

Banjul travel42 Port of Call Guide

The Gambia's sleepy river capital, Banjul, and the surrounding area (the towns and beaches around the capital are sometimes collectively referred to as Kombo) offer good food, beaches and great bird-watching, all of which can make it worth a stay of a couple of days. The area is the focus of the package-tour industry, so it offers plenty of accommodations and services (which will be particularly welcome if you've been spending time in less-developed parts of Africa).

While in town, visi...

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