Blog by Morgan Kunda Lodge, June 2019
Morgan Kunda Lodge offers specialist bird photography tours and new trips to Senegal from the North Bank Region of The Gambia
Now approaching its second season, Morgan Kunda Lodge offers new bird tours, including Kaolack in Senegal.
Morgan Kunda Lodge have team up with industry experts to extend the birding season, bringing it forward a month into October. This provides guests with an exciting opportunity to book specialist bird photography tours and explore the untouched habitat of the North Bank Region.
Karanta Camara (President of Bird Watchers Association) and a team of guides have explored new bird sites and tours that until now have not been accessible. With the birders new base camp at Morgan Kunda Lodge, located close to the Senegal border, it is now possible to stay in a Western standard lodge and explore some unique birding sites in the North Bank Region (the secret gem of Gambia) and Senegal up to Kaolack.
Typical Tour Prices per person, includes transport, expert Bird Guides, tolls, ferrys and entrance fees (where applicable).
Pick up from your hotel in the south. (£ sterling)
Group Number Tours 3 day 4 day 5 day 6 day (based at Morgan Kunda Lodge)
2 185 220 330 385
3 165 195 275 330
4 145 175 275 330 To be corrected
5 140 155 220 255
6 130 145 200 220
Add tour details including which birds are expected to see on route and where.
Morgan Kunda Lodge is now easily accessible from the south via the new Senegambia Bridge and benefits from mains electricity. Together with the development of the nature reserve with bird hides and water holes, Morgan Kunda Lodge is fast becoming the centre of tourism for the North Bank.
Plan your holiday with Morgan Kunda Lodge as your base camp, for example:
Flights £350 – £400 (book with flight operator)
7 nights full board at Morgan Kunda Lodge @ £48/night = £336, based on two people sharing a twin bed ensuite room (minimum stay 2 nights).
5 day bird tour with an expert guide = £250 (book with Morgan Kunda Lodge)
Total all inclusive 7 day birding holiday £936 – £986
Contact us to book your experience.
About Morgan Kunda Lodge
Morgan Kunda Lodge is a unique place to stay as it is run by a Gambian registered charity The Morgan Clark Foundation.
The Foundation supports Education and Midwifery Healthcare and is pioneering the development of responsible tourism in the North Bank Region.