Gambian Pirogues!

I love to see Gambian Pirogues out on the water. They glide through the water effortlessly as if they had always been part of the sea. On a sunny day with blue skies, their colours pop and sparkle against the water. In The Gambia, Pirogues are the same as in Senegal which is where most […]

Footsteps timeline, celebrate 20 yrs with us!

The Footsteps timeline, it hardly seems possible that in January 2022 we will have been in business for 20 yrs. It seems like just yesterday I was making plans to open an accommodation unrivalled in its principles. Principles that start with its team and end with them too. Looking back over 20yrs I’m proud of […]

Linking Tourism & Conservation

Footsteps Eco-lodge has just become a member of LT&C ( Linking Tourism & Conservation ). And I thought I might tell you why. You never know, you may like the idea of joining us yourself 😉. Their mission is to facilitate an educational global network of tourism and conservation ambassadors. Working together to increase tourism […]

Are you making plans yet?

We start making plans, then have to postpone, make more plans, postpone again. Its been a vicious circle this past year hasn’t it? I was reading through our previous updates which showed that we changed our plans continuously. First, we delayed our opening by a month, then another and then another until eventually, we had […]

Gambia Travel Update

Gambia Travel Update. Update 28/9/20 | Update 30/9/20 | Update 9/10/20 | Update 15/10/20 | Update 24/11/20 Here we are with another update for you. The situation regarding Covid19, travel and our ability to manage the situation has changed daily. Decisions made on a Monday are invalid by Friday. It’s upsetting to change our plans […]

Gambia Weather

The weather in Gambia is sub-tropical with sunshine all year long and temperatures that range between 29°C and 34°C. It has a dry season ( Late October to Mid June ) and a wet season, ( mid-June till October ). The most popular months for holidaying here are late October till mid-June. Below you can […]

The Gambia

The Gambia is a very small and narrow country whose borders mirror the meandering River which shares its name. It is less than 50 kilometres wide at its widest point, with a total area of 11,295 km2. About 1,300 square kilometres or 11.5% of The Gambia’s total area is covered by water. It is the smallest country on the […]

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