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Cheap flights to Gambia

Reasons To Visit Gambia

Gambia, situated along the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, is known for its many beautiful nature reserves, national parks and exciting outdoor opportunities. As well as the many adventures to be had around the country, there are a number of beautiful beaches that you can relax on as well as cities full of life and culture. If you fancy a city getaway then you may consider visiting the capital Banjul, a small city housed entirely upon an island. Here you can find many of the country’s most significant landmarks and museums such as the Gambia National Museum and the African Heritage Museum, so there is plenty to do to keep culture lovers occupied.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Banjul for every budget

Arriving In Gambia

Banjul International Airport is the main airport serving Gambia set within a single passenger terminal. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Gambia, it will not be possible to catch direct flights to the country so you will need to make a stopover somewhere. There are a couple of flight options available involving just a single stopover, so UAE-based travelers can conveniently make the journey.

Banjul International Airport offers all of the basic amenities and facilities you would expect including dining and drinking choices in addition to retail and duty-free shopping, so there is plenty to do to pass the time while you are at the airport. When you have touched down at the airport, you can find taxis just outside of the arrivals hall so you can get to your destination directly.

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Gambia Travel Information

If you are a UAE national, you will be able to enter Gambia on a visa free basis for up to 90 days. You may want to avoid visiting the country during the rainy season between June to November, with the dry season falling between November and May. Remember that the country is four hours behind the UAE so don’t forget to change your clocks to local time when you arrive. In general, you can expect prices in the country to be a lot cheaper compared to what you are used to in the UAE.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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