Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s most spectacular attractions

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Northern Tanzania contains some of the most spectacular attractions in Africa including the Serengeti National Park, home to the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa. During the short rains, up to two million wildebeest migrate to the Serengeti (in what is known as the wildebeest migration).

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain) or Mount Meru, taking the scenic and uncommercial route; game-view with your own private 4x4 vehicle and expert Tanzanian guide, perhaps on a Tanzania family luxury safari; view wonderful flamingos on Lake Magadi; spend time on beautiful Lake Eyasi with the Hadzabe tribe, who are one of the last true hunter-gatherers of Tanzania.

Walk through the Serengeti with your private safari guide on a Tanzania walking safari, following the spoor-marks left by predators and other animals; have a private, mobile luxury safari tent erected just for the two of you or your family in a game-rich region; go horse-riding in the Serengeti, walk with your guide and the Maasai in the Empakaai Crater.

Tanzania tends to be more African and genuine than many of its other African counterparts, and the time spent with your guide really lets you learn more about these wonderful people and their culture. There are also some very beautiful and luxurious lodges for those who would prefer not to stay in a Tanzania luxury safari camp!

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Southern Tanzania is one of our favourite regions. Pristine, remote, uncommercial, amazing landscapes, few tourists. What could be better? Well, add to that private luxury safari tented camps or lodges purely for your family or group of friends led by one of Tanzania’s top guides and the appeal becomes greater.

Days are entirely flexible, decisions made on-the-hoof. What shall we do today? A combination of game-viewing by vehicle, African walking safari, by boat, perhaps a private fly-camp erected for half of the party for a single night, sleeping beneath the stars? Canoeing along the lake? Going for a morning walk, culminating with a bush breakfast? Or perhaps a private house, overlooking the Rufiji River. Sleep in a bohemian-styled, Moroccan tent with just the two of you. Fly-camp beneath the stars on the sandbank for a night or two. Go fishing on the Rufiji River.

Undertake a 5-day Tanzania walking safari in the Selous or perhaps Ruaha; track the greatest concentration of habituated chimps in the Mahale Mountains before bathing in Lake Tanganyika, more akin to the Mediterranean. Have a private luxury safari camp set up for you in Katavi so that you are the only people in the park as you watch the birds all returning to roost at sunset. Equally, there is a multitude of really beautiful camps and lodges in Ruaha, Katavi, Selous, Mahale Mountains, Gombe, Saadani and the Highlands, so we can arrange a fabulous and diverse bespoke African luxury safari for you.

 

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- Utterly designed and tailored around you and your requirements

- Totally unique every time you travel with us

- We use only the very best hand picked guides which can make the difference between a  good holiday and an outstanding one

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- Established over 27 years ago we have been around longer than most

- Our specialists come from, have lived in or travelled extensively in the regions we cover

- Unparalleled knowledge provides you with the best possible experience

Making a difference

- Philanthropy is our philosophy

- Our founding principle is to always ‘put something back’

- An amount from each holiday is donated to our selected conservation and humanitarian charities


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‘Greetings. this has turned out to be a paradise in so many ways....so a big thank you from us.

Wonderful support from your company over here....we were met at the airport (with flowers!!!!!) and introduced to our personal guide who is fabulous. Can't get over the attention to detail ....cool flannels, chilled water, fresh juice on arrival, bag full of thoughtful goodies for our trip, wonderful rooms with bathrooms bigger than our bedroom at home(!) and we were upgraded to a suite and as I write we are listening to tropical birdsong as we look out over the lagoon from our balcony. Wow!!!!!

I could go on but I'll spare you.

Thanks a million

Judy and Mike’

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