About ME

I am Omar. Omar Jabang

Also well known as Omi. So I named my tour and safari company Omi Tours

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My career as tour guide started when I graduated from high school. I joined Makasutu cultural forest local community tour guides unit. Where I was trained as a tour guide on nature and wildlife and tour guiding principles.

From there I work with another tour operator at Kotu before I establish my own company.

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TESTIMONIALS

A few things clients says

Omi Tours put his client’s needs first. Take a moment to review what clients have to say about Omi Tours services.


  • If you want to really see the Gambia and not only stay in your beachside hotel, book a trip with Omi tours! We are a couple and spent two days... read more

    Darina Micheva Avatar Darina Micheva
    06/12/2023

    My two friends and myself have spent two days with Omar. He guided us from the coast of the Gambia to the countryside. We made a wonderful river tour on... read more

    Joni Avatar Joni
    21/08/2023

    We have enjoyed our almost 4 day trip through Gambia, Senegal & Guinea Bissau in January together with Omi, who was our guide in this region. Omi was very helpful,... read more

    Dorota Homziuk Avatar Dorota Homziuk
    28/05/2023
  • We had an excellent trip with Omar through the Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau. Omar is very knowledgable on the countries and the history and is always happy to answer... read more

    Hollie R-M Avatar Hollie R-M
    28/04/2023

    Wir waren 4 Personen und haben mit Omar einen 3-Tages-Trip von Banjul nach Bissau (2 Länder südlicher) gemacht. Alles war wahnsinnig gut organisiert und wir waren mit allem zufrieden. Omar... read more

    Stefan Markt Avatar Stefan Markt
    28/04/2023

    My wife and I have just had the best day ever thanks to Omar we have just done the fatala game reserve tour with Omitours and it was great. After... read more

    Jonathan Berwick Avatar Jonathan Berwick
    28/01/2023
  • Great tour operator. On time and great trips.

    Eelco van Gelderen Avatar Eelco van Gelderen
    28/01/2023

    Omar (Omi) is an excellent guide very attentative and knowledgeable. We were staying in Bruffut about 40min drive from the main hotels but Omar was waiting outside our hotel at... read more

    Ikram Kathrada Avatar Ikram Kathrada
    28/12/2022

    Me and my group of 8 people on december 8th 2022 made adaily tour from Senegal to Banjul. Omar pick us up at the border, lead us on a city... read more

    Maurizio Codoni Avatar Maurizio Codoni
    28/12/2022
  • Omi heeft ons een fantastische dag bezorgd. Zijn vriendelijke en bescheiden innerlijk maakt hem een goede tourguide. Lamin zijn chauffeur is ook een leuke en vriendelijke gast die hem mooi... read more

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    Nechwa De Jong Avatar Nechwa De Jong
    28/10/2022

    We enjoyed the lazy day on the river. Lazy in the sun, do some fishing and took a swim. Together with the drinks and the warm lunch, a well organized... read more

    Hilco Hamersma Avatar Hilco Hamersma
    28/08/2022

    I went on three separate trips with Omar during my visit to the Gambia. I found him to be a thoughtful and enthusiastic guide with a genuine concern for the... read more

    R J Avatar R J
    28/08/2022
  • Omi Tours is fabulous. They arrange tours in small groups so you are the only ones. I work here and have used Omar several times for my own trips ans... read more

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    SO1 West Africa PAWA BPST Avatar SO1 West Africa PAWA BPST
    28/08/2022

    Best local tour guide in the Gambia ,

    Musa Jabang Avatar Musa Jabang
    28/08/2022

    Merci beaucoup Omar. Thanks a lot Omar for the nice Makasutu tour. Really appreciate the stories, explanation and the great time on the river around the mangrove. Looking for... read more

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    Fatoumata Y. Avatar Fatoumata Y.
    28/08/2022
  • It was our first visit to The Gambia and we had a great time with Omar. He took us to Fathala and Casamance and we coudn't have had a better... read more

    Carsten Fister Avatar Carsten Fister
    28/08/2022

    The best local tour guide in the Gambia. He provide excellent guiding services.fully registered and insured.

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    Omar Jabang Avatar Omar Jabang
    28/08/2022
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Team of Omi Tours

Omi Tours is a ground tour operator registered in the Gambia, with a team of specialize people in the tourism service industry. More especially in the area of ecotourism, adventure travel, inland and river cruise excursion. Tourism is a service industry which is based on travel and hospitality between producers or called the host and consumers or called tourists.

Mission of Omi Tours

Omi Tours is a local ground tour operator that thrives to promote and contribute to tourism service industry in the Gambia, through providing major trips to our customers. It is not physically demanding as one may think, but we will do them to provide our customers the real value for the price that they pay to us. This is based on travel and hospitality between the producers or the host and the consumers or tourist. These are of course our aims to intermediate between the producers and the customers that would help to the two together to make the industry functional or achieve the tourism product.

Objectives of Omi tours

Tourism certainly increase employment opportunities within host communities as the service and hospitality industries hire more workers. One of our main objectives is to create employment opportunities for drivers, guides, bird watches and nature trackers and contribute to the national development in the tourism sector in the Gambia and contributing to the achievement of the world tourism Global Goals for sustainable tourism development. Recognizing fact that the reputation, performance, and the profitability of our ground tour company in its market largely will depends on the efficiency and effectiveness.

It is necessary for the ground tours to consider various factors before the selection of handling customers or guest’s functions and activities of the destination for the changing environment of the tourist.

Omi Tours have more professional and are bound to provide personalized ground tour operator services to the tourist. Below this would include among functions tone performed by our ground tour operator administrative services.

1. Inland and River cruise excursions arrangement
2. Contract and Negotiate with other vendors
3. Handling of tourists Arrival and departure procedure
4. Planning and organizing local package tour excursion
5. Escorting the tourist
6. Providing market information
7. Costing and pricing package tour

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Omi care Gambia foundation

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Omi Care Foundation

See the real Gambia off tourist beaten track!

If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message.