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ABOUT Ninki Nanka Trail - Fulani Day

If you don't have time to experience a proper Ninki Nanka Trail, let us take you on a one day tasting of The Real Gambia! Visit communities along the river Gambia creeks and combine it with exploration of the culture, traditions and lifestyle.
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skills
communities
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Itinerary

Start of the trip

  • The starting point is Senegambia.
  • Pick-up at your location can be arranged for an additional cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour start can be arranged for an additional cost.

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Enter to the village

A Joyful Welcome

Upon your arrival in village, the air will be filled with the jubilant beats of village ladies drumming on bowls, inviting you into their world. Feel the pulse of the community as these beats intertwine with the infectious energy of dance, welcoming you with open arms to join in the celebration!

Honoring the Village Chief

A Moment of Respect

Prepare to be humbled as you're welcomed into the presence of our revered village chief. It's an emotional experience steeped in respect and admiration, a symbolic gesture embodying the age-old customs and deep-rooted values of our community. Learn about the foundation of this small village of an extended family, only counting 9 family homes forming a humble community.

Embracing Time-Honored Traditions

A Touch of Nostalgia

Engage in the essence of village heritage by delving into the tradition of herding, learning the intricacies of milking cows, and witnessing the ancient craft of baobab rope making. These experiences carry the weight of generations past, connecting you emotionally to the rich cultural legacy.

Workshop of Culinary Magic

A Feast for the Senses

Engage in the essence of village heritage by delving into the tradition of herding, learning the intricacies of milking cows, and witnessing the ancient craft of baobab rope making. These experiences carry the weight of generations past, connecting you emotionally to the rich cultural legacy.

Village Exploration

Stories Come Alive

Walk through our village, where each step unveils emotional tales. Discover the history behind gum tattoos, the significance of traditional clothing, beautification techniques using fudan, and the deep symbolism within the vibrant beads adorning community—a poignant journey into the heritage.

Shared Meal Preparation

Bonding Over Traditions

Embrace the soul of the community as you tie traditional rapas and engage in meal preparation. From gathering firewood to cooking over open flames, every moment shared is infused with the emotions of camaraderie and unity.

Culinary Delight

Savoring Tradition

Sit down to a heartfelt lunch featuring the flavorful vegetable domoda paired with kus, served in calabash bowls. This meal isn't just food; it's a shared emotional experience, a taste of our cultural identity.

Cultural Craftsmanship

Creating Memories

Engage in an emotional workshop crafting cultural accessories, decorating calabashes with vibrant beads. It's not just about the craft; it's about connecting emotionally to the artisanal heritage passed down through generations.

Farewell Embrace

Departing Sinchu Wellingara

As the day concludes, it's time to bid farewell to Sinchu Wellingara. Gather to respectfully acknowledge the village chief and community leaders, signifying gratitude for the shared experiences.

Wave goodbye to the villagers, acknowledging the bonds formed during your visit. This moment encapsulates the unity experienced, fostering a sense of connection and leaving with the promise of cherished memories. Depart with gratitude for the insights gained and the warm hospitality of Sinchu Wellingara, a village that has left a lasting impression.

End of tour

  • The finishing point is at the pick-up location, Senegambia.
  • Accommodation after the trip can be arranged for an additional cost.
  • Drop-off at your location can be arranged for an additional cost.

RATES

Please note the minimum number of tour. You can join our scheduled group departure tours as individuals. Your departure is 100% guaranteed once the minimum number of travellers book the tour. You can also book a private and customized tour, where a minimum number of guests is not required. Rates are per person in GMD (Gambian Dalasis.
Please be advised that displayed prices are not final and can change based on factors such as availability, vehicle type, requests for changes and other potential amendments. The displayed prices are indicative and serve as a general reference. The final and accurate price will be provided upon inquiry, considering your specific requirements and any additional details that may impact the cost. We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to reach out for the most precise information tailored to your needs. For more information and exact quotation, send an inquiry.

PRICES

Group tour (*min. 4 travellers)
6,000 GMD
Group tour (*min. 6 travellers)
4,500 GMD
Group tour (*min. 12 travellers)
3,500 GMD

inclusions

What is included

  • All means of transport and road taxes
  • All activities and workshops in the village
  • Late traditional breakfast
  • Traditional communal lunch
  • Water
  • Professional guide
  • Local guides' and facilitators' tips
  • Community contributions

What is excluded

  • Accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Costs of Pick-up and Drop-off at your selected location
  • Early Breakfast and Dinner
  • Personal items (souvenirs, additional drinks...)
  • International flights to and from The Gambia
  • Travel documentation (permits, visa fees...)
  • Travel Insurance
Private or Group Tour
You can attend this tour as a closed group or join our group departures as individual.
Customization Option
You can request minor changes to the tour.
Can start any day
Depending on availability, the tour can start in any day of the week. For scheduled group tours, please send an inquiry.
Family Friendly
Tour is suitable for families with kids more than 6 years old.
1 day trip
This trip starts in the morning hours and ends in the evening hours.
Light activity
This trip requires light activity.
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FAQ

Can I adjust my trip?

You can adjust your trip as a private tour. With the group tour, slight adjustments are possible. 

How demanding is the trip?

The trip is easy to moderate. However, the area can be quite hot and a lot of the activities are taking place outdoors. 

What should I bring with me?

We recommend bringing sun protection (headwear, long, lightweight clothes, sunglasses, sun cream) and mosquito repellents. We recommend comfortable wear. 

Visit Fulani Community for a day!

Learn about the daily life of one of the ethnic groups residing in The Gambia and join them in their communal life.
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GET A DEEPER INSIGHT INTO YOUR ADVENTURE

Learn about one of the villages on the Ninki Nanka Trail - Sinchu.
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OFFERED BY

ITTOG & NNE

The trip is organised by the Insitute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia (ITTOG) in collaboration with Ninki Nanka Encounters (NNE).

ITTOG specialises in hands-on training mainly in the Travel and Tourism sectors with special emphasis on travel agency, tour operations, tour guiding, ground operations, events management, entrepreneurship/business skills development, responsible/sustainable tourism, community-based tourism, and general tourism business management.

NNE Foundation is a small, new Gambian charity and UK community interest company (CIC) working towards the responsible development of the Ninki Nanka Trail as a community-based tourist destination.

They work on projects with communities, tourism businesses and local government to develop experiences, products and community-based tourism designed to create inspiring, cultural interaction between travellers and local people and use tourism to create livelihood opportunities for host communities along The River Gambia.

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