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Birdwatching in The Gambia

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Close to the River Gambia National Park, Marakissa, Gambia
+220 733 6570
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Birdwatching in the Gambia

We spent two days birdwatching in The Gambia with our guide Musa Manneh. We found Musa by looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen M
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London, United Kingdom
Great time in The Gambia with great Guide

We had a great time in The Gambia. Weather was beautiful and the nature was lush and green. Our... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Rémy H
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Close to the River Gambia National Park, Marakissa, Gambia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two days birdwatching in The Gambia with our guide Musa Manneh. We found Musa by looking at reviews on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. Musa has an enormous wealth of knowledge about birds and is able to imitate many of them, resulting...More

3  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a great time in The Gambia. Weather was beautiful and the nature was lush and green. Our guide Musa is really good. He showed us lots of birds and the nature of The Gambia. He was very keen on giving us the best...More

Thank Rémy H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Gambia 20-27th February 2017 Looking forward to a birding trip to The Gambia, and we were wondering if we would be able to go as there was a travel ban in place. Thankfully it was lifted in time and all was well for my second...More

3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We recently visited the Gambia and decided to have a bird watching excursion and found Musa via this site. Excellent choice. Great communication via his web site prior to our visit and he arrange to meet us at our hotel a few days before to...More

1  Thank Phiil_foxhollow
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had booked a week in The Gambia in March 2017 and wanting to optimise our time birdwatching we decided to hire a guide in advance. After much research on-line we decided to book Musa Manneh, a decision that turned a great holiday into an...More

1  Thank Dorothy48
Reviewed 27 March 2017

For the 3rd time, we've been two weeks in march in The Gambia. This is obviously a bird country but it is year after year going down, unfortunately . Kotu bridge and the rice fields near and beyond the bridge, are still a very good...More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had never been birdwatching before, and Lamin gave my partner and I the perfect introduction. With Lamin, we went on a 1 1/2 hour walk around Kotu Creek, and loved it. He was so knowledgeable, pointing out around 50 types of bird, from kingfishers...More

1  Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We spent a very pleasant few days in Gambia with Charlie Bakarywuyeh Bojang - we had booked him for a full week but unfortunately we were evacuated on our fourth day due to the Presidential issues. Never-the-less Charlie helped us see almost 150 species in...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

After Using Musa as a guide on my last visit to the Gambia 3 years ago, he was my obvious choice and I was not disappointed. I booked 2 trips with him before i left the UK, both were fantastic, great birds and great company,...More

Thank Nigelcheetham
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Mustapha Manneh had been recommended to us as a excellent bird guide in The Gambia. He was always on time, polite, friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. He can find and indentify all the birds both by sight and calls, and he is also a passionate birder...More

1  Thank Michael H
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