African Tours Ltd
Banjul area, WATT HQ
10th Street East
(Satang Jow Street)
Fajara M Section
P.M.B. 222 Serrekunda
Tel no: +220 449 5258
Fax no: +220 449 6118
West African Travel & Tours
Ltd. is an all-inclusive, full-service, incoming Destination
Management Company (DMC) located in Fajara, Greater
It was established in 1987 by Ms. Angela Andrews and
Mr. Patrick Sothern and today they manage about 30,000
tourists per year.
They are ideally suited to tour companies with small-scale
specialist packages for which they can offer a complete
resorts service. They offer a full booking service
(group and F.I.T. rates) and related travel arrangements,
from recommendations for flights to late hotel reservations,
orientation and excursions to various tourist attractions.
They have a staff of 50 to 100 (depending on tourist
season) who between them can speak a variety of languages
including English, Wolof, Mandinka, French and German.
It is this combination that allows them to offer translation
services for their clients.
Other Travel Services:
||Their excursions include
tailored tours for sports fishing, wildlife spotting,
birdwatching, eco-tourism tours, camel riding,
cultural music trips, photo and artistic visits.
They also offer regional, trans-Senegambian, overland
adventure trips to St. Louis & Goree Island
in Senegal, Ghana and Mali.
||The arrangement of conference
facilities and handling of all logistical
issues for businesses and NGO organisations. Among
the selected conference centres in Gambia are
BB Hotel, Coconut Residence, Kairaba Beach, Senegambia
Beach, Meridien and Kombo Beach
||Banjul Airport transfers
as well as meeting and greeting for tourist visitors
and private travellers.
||International tour operator representation.
||Note: Most major credit cards accepted.
The company's vehicles include 4-wheel drive Landrovers
and trucks in order to meet the demanding needs of excursions
over sometimes difficult terrain which maybe off-the-beaten-track.
Their vehicle maintenance and repairs are regularly
carried out by their own in-house, fully trained mechanics.
International & Local Membership:
West African Tours is a member of the Gambia Chamber
of Commerce, American Society of Travel Agents, ITMA,
Atta and the African Travel Association.