Explore Guinea with Master Dancer, Choreographer and Drummer

This is an amazing opportunity to take your study of this traditional form right to the roots. Experience bustling markets, the juiciest mangoes of your life, gorgeous tropical beaches, incredible hospitality, speak French, and deepen your understanding and technique of the dancing and drumming that you already love. Daily classes in dance, and percussion will be offered.

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You will be graciously welcomed into our home in Conakry, Guinea's capital. Accommodations are simple, clean and safe. Delicious meals will be prepared for you. Trips to area beaches, lovely waterfalls, markets and rehearsals of dance and drum companies await you!

A trip to Africa is always life changing in deep and meaningful ways. You go to study the form and have fun, when you come back you realize you have a full heart and a fresh perspective on what is really important in your life.

Simbo will be in Guinea from early December to late January. You can go for 1 week to 2 months. Customization of this trip is possible to meet your needs! Tell us what you would like and we'll work together to make your dreams come true! Open to all levels and ages. If this is of interest to you please contact us to help you make arrangements. Email or call us at 802-453-7564. We can help you with visa applications, plane ticket information and immunization requirements


8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. Dance class

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch

3:00-5:00 p.m. Drum class

6:00-7:00 p.m. Dinner

Free time can be spent getting to know new friends, learning new languages, singing, creating with a tailor, shopping in bustling markets, playing with children, relaxing, trying new cuisine, exploring…



To travel to Guinea you need a valid passport and a visa for Guinea. You also need a Yellow Fever vaccination. Please consult the Center for Disease control (www.cdc.gov or 404-639-3311), a travel clinic or your primary care physician for information on malaria prophylaxis and other recommended vaccines.

Price of Tour Includes:

Dance and drum classes, all levels welcome; simple, safe, clean housing; 3 meals a day; planned excursions; transportation to and from airport in Guinea. This fee does not include airfare or visa.