Guaranteed Group Departure - Kankurang Festival 2023
My Magazine 2022/12
Do you wish to attend a cultural festival but don't know which one to choose? Would you love to explore the country while being part of a beautiful heritage experience? JOIN US! We already have confirmed group departure to Janjanbureh Kankurang Festival 2023! From 27th to 29th January 2023, we will explore Janjanbureh and its surrounding villages and create unforgettable memories.
Still not sure? Check out the itinerary below and see what we are preparing for you:
Kankurang Festival 2023: join the day parade through the city and emerge in the mystical night performances by kankurang, hunting devil, zimbas, kumpo and other masks representing the culture of various ethnic groups
Janjanbureh city tour: Learn about sacred baobabs, mysteries of kankurang, the history of the island and the skills of a silversmith.
Boat trip to Baboon Island: a two-hour journey on the river Gambia will allow you to enjoy the beautiful nature and spot different colourful birds, chimpanzees and maybe even a hippo or two!
Jamali Village: What does life in the Fula village look like? How do they live, cook, and farm? Where do they shop, and how do they know to dance so well?
Wassu Stone Circles: Learn more about The Gambian Stonehenge, the magnificent monolithic remains from the period between the 3rd century BC and the 16th century AD.
The price for a three-day program is 270€ per person (min. 10 travellers in the group), including transportation, accommodation (2 nights), breakfast (2), lunch (3), dinner (3), tips, entrance fees, boat trip, city tour, festival ticket, guidance, and community contributions.