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Simon-Tours - Day Tours

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Two day tour - A real Gambian experience

We have just returned from the ‘Real Gambian Experience (2 days) with Simon-Tours. It was an... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Ollie B
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Neath, United Kingdom
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Good organisation, friendly, informative guide

We did a 2 day trip to Georgetown and River Gambia National Parc and some stops along the way. Our... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
jeroenhos
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Main Street, Kotu, Gambia
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from the ‘Real Gambian Experience (2 days) with Simon-Tours. It was an unforgettable experience that we will treasure. We saw chimps and hippos in the wild, which was wonderful. The highlight of the trip was our visit to a tribal village...More

Thank Ollie B
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We did a 2 day trip to Georgetown and River Gambia National Parc and some stops along the way. Our guide, Simon was very informative and has made the trip worthwhile. The only thing we didn't like to much was the way the clothes (presents)...More

Thank jeroenhos
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We did two trips with Simon tours, the James island roots your and the two day/1night trip to Georgetown. The roots tour was interesting if not a little commercial though I would still recommend it as everyone who visits The Gambia should learn about the...More

Thank Grahaml8
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I spent two weeks in the Gambia with my husband in January 2018. As first timers we had no idea as to what expect, so we contacted a few tour operators in advance to get help to organise our time there. Simon was the only...More

Thank Lillie-Marie73
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We booked with Simon tours for 2 tours. We chose the Makosuto forest walk and the lazy day river cruise. Both tours were very well organised. We had superb guides and the transport was very good quality. Both were good value - compared with the...More

Thank joanna298
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We booked 2 tours from The Netherlands before we traveled to The Gambia. The contact was very pleasant, it felt good. Simon is always on time to pick you up at the hotel. He is a Local and knows incredible much about his country. This...More

Thank Raimond G
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just returned from excellent trip to Georgetown staying overnight in a camp. We met with Simon a couple of days before to choose the trip with no pressure to book. We were collected early from our hotel - the Banjul ferry is the first experience...More

Thank lantsbery9
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We booked the two day tour with Simon and what an experience it was! Simon showed us the real Gambia and took us to great places! We saw Nomads, visited a local village and a school and made a boat trip on the river Gambia....More

1  Thank Klotje
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

My girlfriend and I visited the Gambia in November 2016. We read about Simon tours on tripadvisor and contacted him by email before we flew out. We went to Fathala wildlife park with our guide Sanna and we did the Roots tour with Fatu. I...More

3  Thank p_maltby44
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We spent Xmas in Gambia this year and had 3 days out with Simon, We did the Roots tour, Fathala Wildlife Park and a half day tour that we made up ourselves, all trips were fabulous. We contacted Simon by email just before we went...More

1  Thank Cath M
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Joan B
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yes I think you do but we arnt going to that tour
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Thankyou very much. Look forward to going next feb
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