Relax, recharge and enjoy by the river

Whilst you enjoy the sunny beaches of the coastal part of The Gambia, don't forget to consider traveling up country to enjoy a day, two or three by the mighty river Gambia. Whether you want to relax and enjoy in the quiet nature environment or get busy with exploring and recreation activities, we can offer you a perfect suggestion of where to go.

In less than 2-hour drive from the Senegambia region, you can change the busy environment for peaceful embrace of the nature by the river. You will already be enjoying the way there, since you will be able to witness the genuine scenery of the Gambia.

The best way to start your day is to have a breakfast or just a coffee or tea on the terrace of Bintang Bolong Lodge. After breakfast, you have several options.

If you want to have a complete relaxed day, you can just enjoy the scenery and the nature, read a book, relax on the cosy sun beds and enjoy peace and quiet.

You can explore the Bintang Village and meet some locals, which will be happy to show you around and even share some of the mystery stories and legends about the place and river.

You can take a boat trip and explore the river world surrounded by mangroves. There is also much to see for the birdwatchers. You might even spot a crocodile or some lizards living close to the river.

Another piece of heaven you can find in the Kassagne Village. The moment you enter AbCa’s Creek Lodge, you will feel like you are in another world. Many different corners to relax and enjoy in the pleasant scenery of the river mangroves are waiting for you.

Here you can select from wide range of local or international food, but you might like the place so much, you will even decide for a sleepover in a classical room or treehouse.

There are many things to do at AbCa’s. From a short river ride on a boat to the long trip to Kunta Kinteh. You can even go canoeing. If you don’t like river adventures too much, you can decide for bush walk, bike ride or exploring jeep tour around the village. If you want to mingle with the people from the village or do some home cooking, you are also welcome to do so.

Make your own experience

Do you want to spend a day or two by the river? Yes?

Let us know when do you want to go and we will organize everything for you: transportation, local guide, meals, boat trip and anything else you wish. 

Send e-mail to 

Trip will soon be available for online booking as well.



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