Africa

Gambia: French-Senegal Based Tour Operator Yearns for Senegambia Tourist Passport

In a quest to attract more tourists at Stones Circle in The Gambia and Senegal, the president of L’Aventure Culturelle et Sportive S.A.S (ACS), a French-Senegalese based tour operator has called on government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture to (create) a Senegambia Cultural Passport which will enable visitors/tourists to move or use the Senegambia trail project called Stone Circles of Senegambia Trail without any hindrances at the two countries’ borders.

L’Aventure Culturelle et Sportive S.A.S is a Senegalese based tour operator that is ready to bring French tourists to destination Gambia on a new trail called Stone Circles of Senegambia Trail.

Stone Circles of Senegambia Trail is mainly to bring interested tourists from French countries among other places to destination Gambia to visit the Kerr Batch and Wassu Stones Circle sites located in Nianija and Niani in Central River Region (CRR) The Gambia as well as stones circle sites in Senegal.

Graziano Tevere, president of ACS, during his recent visit to The Gambia, a trip facilitated by the minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat N.K. Bah, disclosed that their aim was to valorize cultural heritage in destination Gambia as they are already doing in Senegal.

“The new project aims to make the stones circle sites – Wassu and Kerr Batch closer to people through the Stone Circles of Senegambia Trail” considering the importance of regional tourism to the destination.

He stated that the project already has the blessings of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

He also expressed appreciation for support received from the director of museums in Senegal and director general of NCAC in The Gambia.