We are connecting to our ROOTS! Green Book Travel offers Senegal and Gambia as a new addition to our cultural exploration series. This trip explores two culturally dynamic and cosmopolitan countries merging cultural experience with important history and stunning landscapes. We are uncovering the rich culture, history, cuisine and artistic significance that reflects the colonial history and significance of African descendants.
Our 9 day, 8 night experience is a trip of a lifetime! We invite you to discover West Africa with a pilgrimage to pay respects to the ancestors!
We look forward to hosting your journey!
- Welcome Event
- City Highlights
- New museum of Black Civilization
- African Renaissance monument
- Nomadic tribes, traditional religions & Tribal Kings
- Rights of Passage & Naming Ceremony
- Visit the Pink River Lac Rose
- UNESCO World Heritage site Goree Island & historic monuments of Atlantic slave trade
-Jufureh & Kunta Kinteh Island the ancestral home of Alex Haley
- Enjoy a Safari! Watch wild and domesticated animals in their habitat
- Learn about the Senegalese and Gambian culture
- Community Service Project
- Farewell Event
- As well as a few surprises!
Merging cultural experiences with important histories and stunning landscapes. Our journey through Senegal and The Gambia brings you to a part of Africa that's seldom explored.
Trip Type: Cultural
Take part in colorful festivals and lively traditions, explore bustling markets, and sample the local cuisine. Our culture trips include destination highlights, local experiences, featuring exploration designed around cultural immersion & ancestry, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments -all at a great price.
Trip Size: Small Group
This is a small group experience; Max 20, Avg 10. This means you'll be traveling with people from all over the world- laughter and friendships always guaranteed.
Physical Rating: Light Moderate
There will be some Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging. This is a moving trip. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites, safari drives, and easy hikes;
We will be commuting via van, boats, 4x4 and walking.
Age requirement: 13+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Traveler Type: Good attitude
Due to the regions thwe visit, travel can be unpredictable. Road can be bumpy, technology can be intermittent or the itinerary may call for a change of plan. We are exploring area where tourism isn't large and our Western standards aren't in place. Please pack patience, understanding and willingness to learn from it's people first hand.
If you have any questions about our trip offerings, please feel free to reach out to us.
Phone: 800 966-2021
Double occupancy accommodations suitable for Solo Travelers or Travel Companions. This booking is for 1 room with 2 beds or a Couple with 1 bed. Each occupant must book separately.
No roommate, no problem. We can pair you or you have the option to designate your own roommate during the booking process. Please note, same sex pairing unless specified.
Your trip balance is paid over Installments. Payments are due on the 15th of each month and must be finalized by April 15th. A Late fee of 25.00 is assessed for payments received after the due date. There is no penalty to pay the balance in full prior to installment period end.
Single occupancy accommodations are suitable for a Solo Traveler or traveler seeking private lodging arrangements. This booking is for 1 room with 1 bed for 1 person.
Your trip balance is paid over Installments. Payments are due on the 15th of each month and must be finalized by April 15. A Late fee of 25.00 is assessed for payments received after the due date. There is no penalty to pay the balance in full prior to installment period end.
Welcome to Senegal! We will meet you at the Blaise Diagne International Airport.
Our team will help get you checked in at your accommodations. Settle in, relax and feed your eyes to the new environment.
Later this evening, we will host a Welcome Celebration with drumming and cultural dance. You'll have an opportunity to indulge in authentic cuisine while getting to know your fellow travelers.