Banjul, The Gambia
The perfect 1 day itinerary

Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia, is situated on St. Mary's Island at the mouth of the Gambia River. It's a city known for its historical significance, vibrant markets, and beautiful beaches. Despite its small size, Banjul offers a unique blend of cultural experiences, from the bustling Albert Market to the serene beauty of the nearby beaches. The city serves as a gateway to exploring the rich wildlife and diverse ecosystems of The Gambia.

What to do in Banjul?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Banjul. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring the Heart of Banjul


Start your day with a visit to the Arch 22, a significant landmark that offers panoramic views of the city. Next, explore the National Museum of The Gambia to learn about the country's history and culture.


Head to the Albert Market, a bustling marketplace where you can find everything from fresh produce to traditional crafts. It's a great place to experience the local culture and pick up souvenirs.


Enjoy a relaxing evening at one of Banjul's beaches, such as Cape Point Beach. The sunset views over the Atlantic Ocean are breathtaking.

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