Banjul - Gambia, Gambian's capital, is situated roughly 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west of Batelling.
The area around Batelling is home to many population centers, each one with its own attractions. Farafenni, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Essau, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east of Batelling are also worth checking out.
Banjul is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Batelling. This center features a number of interesting things to see and do, including Fort Bullen, Gambia National Museum and Banjul Beach. State House and Arch 22 are also good places to spend time.
This area is renowned for its fortresses; these are often windows into the area's rich past.
Delve into a side of this incredible region many visitors will never see by accompanying a passionate local guide on one of the wildlife spotting tours. Water-based sports are a much-loved activity here. Take the opportunity to go fishing or wind surfing; this area has some great spots for it.
The food here possesses its own unique characteristics and flavors, so do try the food in the Gambia. Couscous and sometimes palm oil are commonly used ingredients in dishes here. There are plenty of specialty meals locally. Try out chicken yassa (fried chicken in onions) or supakanja (okra stew). The Gambia is also renowned for its excellent bread and coconut cake. If you are after a typical alcohol-free drink, try the flavors of wonjo (juice from sorrel flowers).
When planning your holiday to Batelling, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, Banjul International Airport, is located in in Banjul, 55 miles (89 kilometers) away.