Go by bike

Gambia activities | Bike | beach

Enjoy your Gambia holiday and see its flora and fauna using pedal power.

Sarani will supply you with a reliable built for purpose bike and show you his Gambia the best way he knows how.

Each trip can be accompanied so no getting lost and no worries if by chance you have a puncture.

Get fit and have a fantastic time while doing it. We have various options so pick one that suits you. Want to pedal to a specific location not in our itinerary? Sarani can help you create your own trip, price negotiable.

Tanji Village Museum and fish market

Tanji Village Museum is the Gambia’s first private museum, and a great place for learning about Gambian flora and fauna, history and crafts, as well as hearing local musicians.

After visiting the museum, you may like to cycle a few kilometres further along the quiet coastal highway to see Tanji’s bustling fish market.

Gambia activities | Bike | Tanji

Duration:

up to 4 hours
40 km round trip

Price:

D 500 / person

Locations:

Tanji

Included:

Bike, guide and admission fees.

Unguided:

not available

Excluded:

Food, drinks and personal expenses.

Like a local:

not available

Prepay:

possible by contacting David.

Abuko Forest Reserve

After a two hour ride through rice and maize fields and through busy Brikama’s market, you’ll reach Abuko Forest Reserve, the Gambia’s oldest nature reserve.

There you’ll see an immense variety of birdlife and families of monkeys leaping from tree to tree.

There’s also a small zoo where you’ll see baboons and hyenas.

After a few hours in the reserve you may want to continue 5 km for lunch at Lamin Lodge (D 300), a classic restaurant perched on stilts among the mangroves by one of the River Gambia’s tributaries.

Gambia activities | Bike | Abuko

© Rob Garner, all rights reserved.

Duration:

4 – 8 hours
80 km round trip

Price:

D 600 / person

Locations:

Abuko Forest

Included:

Bike, guide and admission fees.

Unguided:

not available

Excluded:

Food, drinks and personal expenses.

Like a local:

not available

Prepay:

possible by contacting David.
+ Tanji Village Museum

Tanji Village Museum and fish market

Tanji Village Museum is the Gambia’s first private museum, and a great place for learning about Gambian flora and fauna, history and crafts, as well as hearing local musicians.

After visiting the museum, you may like to cycle a few kilometres further along the quiet coastal highway to see Tanji’s bustling fish market.

Gambia activities | Bike | Tanji

Duration:

up to 4 hours
40 km round trip

Price:

D 500 / person

Locations:

Tanji

Included:

Bike, guide and admission fees.

Unguided:

not available

Excluded:

Food, drinks and personal expenses.

Like a local:

not available

Prepay:

possible by contacting David.
+ Abuko Forest Reserve

Abuko Forest Reserve

After a two hour ride through rice and maize fields and through busy Brikama’s market, you’ll reach Abuko Forest Reserve, the Gambia’s oldest nature reserve.

There you’ll see an immense variety of birdlife and families of monkeys leaping from tree to tree.

There’s also a small zoo where you’ll see baboons and hyenas.

After a few hours in the reserve you may want to continue 5 km for lunch at Lamin Lodge (D 300), a classic restaurant perched on stilts among the mangroves by one of the River Gambia’s tributaries.

Gambia activities | Bike | Abuko

© Rob Garner, all rights reserved.

Duration:

4 – 8 hours
80 km round trip

Price:

D 600 / person

Locations:

Abuko Forest

Included:

Bike, guide and admission fees.

Unguided:

not available

Excluded:

Food, drinks and personal expenses.

Like a local:

not available

Prepay:

possible by contacting David.

Are you interested in visiting Abuko and Tanji, but not up for going by bike? We also offer a trip to both by regular transport.