River Gambia National Park, Banjul

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Established in 1978, River Gambia National Park is made up of five islands encompassing 585 hectares (1,450 acres) of forests, swamps, and savannahs. Thanks to the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project, which has been working in the park since 1979, these islands are home to dozens of chimpanzees. In addition to the primates, you will also see tropical vegetation, reptiles, and birds during your guided tour of this lush attraction. With our custom trip planner, Banjul attractions like River Gambia National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the River Gambia National Park, home to chimps, hippos (which we saw) and many species of bird. We took a boat trip in the morning, which was a great time to spot... 
    We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the River Gambia National Park, home to chimps, hippos (which we saw) and many species of bird. We took a boat trip in the morning, which was a great time to spot...  more »
  • This was the highlite of my trip. Staying in the tent & waking up early to watch the sunrise over the forest. Hearing and seeing all the birds and monkeys nearby waking up to the day was one of the... 
    This was the highlite of my trip. Staying in the tent & waking up early to watch the sunrise over the forest. Hearing and seeing all the birds and monkeys nearby waking up to the day was one of the...  more »

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