The Ninki Nanka Trail is inspired by the legend of the Ninki Nanka mythical dragon, which is said to reside in the creeks of the River Gambia (see BBC News article) The trip takes visitors by boat along the River Gambia in search of this, and to experience a diverse range of attractions and activities based on experiencing an authentic Gambian way of life and diverse cultural and natural heritage.

For 2018’s final pilot of the trail there will be two itineraries – a 10 days educational package and a 5 or 7 days Ninki Nanka Trail excursion-only.

Click on the images below to discover more about some of the sites you will see on the trail.