Roots / Kunta -Kinteh Island
One Day Guided Tour
Take in the must-see sights of the stunning North Bank Region, visiting the UNESCO world heritage site of Juffureh, Albreda and the famous Kunta-Kinteh Island. Learn interesting history about the Trans Atlantic slave trade and enjoying fascinating and detailed commentaries from our experienced and friendly local guides.
Child Price: $55.00, Adult Price: $106.00
Tour Plan & Itinary
Sit back and relax as you travel into the amazing historic island. Your Driver Guide will provide details of the day’s itinerary while you enjoy the journey north.
- THE VILLAGE OF JUFFUREH & ALBREDA
Next is a stop at the historic village of Juffureh. A village rich in Colonial relics and has became popular since in the 1970 following the television release of the bestselling book, "Roots", written by the African-American author Alex Haley, a descendant of Kunta Kinteh. It’s the birthplace of the famous African legend Kunta-Kinteh who was later captured and shipped to Mary land, the United States as a Slave.
- THE KUNTA- KINTEH ISLAND
Less than a 20 minutes boat ride North-east of the village of Juffureh is the Kunta-Kinteh Island This beautiful scenic island is famed for its European heritage. And a UNESCO world listed heritage sites.
- LAUNCH AT JUFFUREH
Then enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch at Juffureh restaurant set in a beautiful rural Gambian setting, followed by a visit to the Albreda village Museum where you will immerse yourself in real history of the Atlantic slave trade.
- Welcome to the Village of Juffureh & Albreda
- The Kunta-Kinteh Island Via Boat
- Launch at Juffureh after your Board trip to the Island.