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Narwell

95 reviews
Manta, Ecuador
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About Narwell
Narwell Tours offers 1-day to 5-day tours in the beautiful region of Manabi - Ecuador. We are proudly operating Cruise Excursions since 2012. We prefer to work with local people and we promote the natural and cultural wealth of the area. Our goal is that our clients live an authentic and unique experience, and that they come back home delighted with an unforgettable memory.
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$75.00 per adult
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Get a taste of Manta's, culture, nature and history. Visit the house of the famous Panama Hat Weaver "Don Simon". He's considered the best on this field as he weaves the most finest hats in the World. Discover the universe of the humid tropical forest with its howler monkeys in Pacoche. Learn about the Ecuadorian revolution and buy yourself the famous Panama Hat and local handicrafts in Montecristi.
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Our small group tour was the "Ancient and History Tour" offered on the Narwell website. Our pleasant and knowledgeable guide was Kimberly. We drove out into the countryside from the Port of Manta and explored the museum and workrooms at the archeological site of "Cerro...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JoanieBlonTA
Reviewed May 11, 2019

My husband and I and two dear friends--all four of us seasoned world travelers--were thrilled with Narwell and owner/manager Gabriel beginning with our initial booking and through the completion of our actual tour: "The Crafts of Manta & Montecrist" (which we selected from an interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TheOriginalDrFUN
Reviewed April 24, 2019

We had a lovely tour with Javier and saw quite a bit in our short time in Manta. There were problems getting off the ship that were not the fault of the tour company. Once we were off the ship, it was easy to spot...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Guzzlin_Grandma
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The tour was cut short due to the cruise ships problems with getting everyone off in time (not the tours fault) Lunch was very good- My major problem was with the a/c - I asked to sit in the front and the tour guide allowed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ransthewiz
narwelltours, Owner at Narwell, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Dear Traveler, First of all, thank you for your review. There's always room to do things better and this kind of reviews are remarkably helpful. Regarding your complaints: Bill and our guide Javier gave to the General Manager the first report on sight at the...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

Our tour started about 1:30 hrs late because of our cruise ship disembarkation issues. We were met on the pier by the owner, Gabriel, and directed to our minibus and guide, Javier. Other than the minibus being overly warm (it eventually cooled down) we had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TravelingLibrary
Reviewed April 11, 2019

I have organized over 120 private tours from cruise ships with groups averaging 50-100 people in multiple vehicles. I select the best tour operators from TripAdvisor reviews so I always review the ones I use when returning from a cruise trip. During our recent 5...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bill N
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We had a great tour of the Manta Fish Market and boatyard and the Pacoche Rain Forest - complete with howler monkeys! We stopped briefly at San Lorenzo to see the nesting turtles before our wonderful lunch at a local restaurant in the Pacoche Forest....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan W
narwelltours, Owner at Narwell, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hello Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure to show you Manta and surroundings. If you ever come back, we will more than guide you to new experiences. Best regards, Gabriel S.

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We booked the tour from the UK prior to a cruise. Gabriel was so helpful, he managed to connect us with another couple from the cruise who also wanted to do the trip. We were met at the port by a very friendly guide who...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SandP71
narwelltours, Owner at Narwell, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Dear Traveler, Certainly, is always rewarding to hear from satisfied travelers, thank you for taking the time for writing this review. It's really helpful for us and encourage the team to keep the good work. If you ever come back to Manta, we will more...More

Reviewed April 3, 2019

This was one of the best trips I've ever done. It was my first time in Ecuador and in South America and it was brilliant! I highly recommend to do your trip with Narwell tour for the friendly atmosphere between the client and the guide...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MargheritaT84
narwelltours, Owner at Narwell, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hello Margherita, Thank you so much for your candid words. We are delighted to hear you had a great experience with us. There's always room for improvement and perhaps next time we can even answer your question (what else?). Thanks again for taking some minutes...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019

The morning began with an introduction of recent history of people in Peru. The first part of the tour was to an area called Shanti town. It was done very professionally by Gabriel Solorzano. Small group ( less than 4) and were able to meet...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JoAnnPiper
October 31, 2017|
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Dear JoAnn, We apologise for the late response. The pacoche forest is an easy hike down the hill, as you're saying you're active it won't be a problem. Also we take our time and never rush our tours, therefore everybody... More
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Charles C
October 30, 2017|
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Hello, Thank you for writing to us, if you still are interested we do have availability for this day and have beautiful original day tours to offer. We are looking forward to hearing from you. Best regards, The Narwell... More
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Charles C
October 30, 2017|
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Hello, We apologise for the late response, we didn't get any notification about your question. If you still interested in our tours please let us know we will reply asap. Thank you in advance. kind regards, The Narwell... More
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