Thanks; I’m newcomer in this forum and come across that I can post my feedback of my great safaris in Tanzania on January.2014. if all you know of Big Cat Diary you are in for the surprise of your life. No matter how many wildlife documentaries you may have watched, nothing prepares you for the real thing.
I still remember my own first visit, flying by light aircraft from Arusha down to the Serengeti. Below me lay a sea of grass in which elephants stood and shook their ears as we zoomed overhead. With mounting excitement I picked out more animals: graceful giraffes, lines of wildebeest strung out like beads across the savannah. “Look down there,” yelled the pilot, jabbing his finger at a flat-roofed thorn tree. In its shade lay five tawny cats: my first lions.
A safari holiday should be on everyone’s wish list of life’s greatest adventures. In Swahili, the melodious everyday language of East Africa, the word itself translates as “going on a journey”. In the age of Hemingway and Karen Blixen this meant going upcountry, setting off with a tent and a rifle into the back of beyond where the wild things are. Now the day of the hunter is done. Guns are out. Cameras are in and ecotourism is the buzzword in the bush, offering a gentler but no less thrilling introduction to the last place on earth where wildlife exists in its old abundance.
Remarkable experience going on safari to Africa. The need to reach out and touch the wild, to spend time in the sun and under the stars and come face to face with animals and nature not behind bars but moving free as the wind across the savannah. Thank you kiliholidays Tours and Safaris Africa for handled with the complete and total professionalism, patience/understanding, and attention to detail to be expected from a top tier travel company. The Serena lodges were very nice, the food was good, and the safari guide, Godson, and his professionalism was impeccable. I want to say that he took the time and effort to make sure we had the best safari experience possible.
We had the opportunity to visit a Maasai tribe, which was interesting. The hot air balloon safari was an exceptional experience in the Serengeti Park, Overall it was a great experience '
It's hard to believe that we planned this trip last and how quick it came and went!!!
To all those looking for a cheap camping safari in Tanzania, I urge receptive Kiliholidays Tours & Safaris Africa.
I returned and frankly it was awesome! It was with them seven days safaris: Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater and Tarangire national park. We had guide who are fluently with our language (French), he is very good. Cooks: super! The food was plentiful and good. Great atmosphere: we met tourists from four corners of the world. We camped African way, and it was an unforgettable human experience! This country is wonderful and unique, to discover with Aboriginal is the best way to return a head full of incredible memories.
FYI , we paid U.S. $ 160 per person per day , all inclusive except drinks , knowing that visiting a park already costs $ 50 per day, it really is a bargain.
So do not hesitate to contact them, in addition to any safari that you buy from them, you can stay 2 or 3nights in their premises in Arusha-Baraka Inn hotel was nice accommodation facilities .
Here is their website: www.kiliholidays.com
and for more information, do not hesitate to ask me any questions you want on my mail I will answer you with pleasure!
See you soon!
My husband and I spent close to 2weeks traveling thruout, Tanzania and ended in the Seychelles islands. Mack the owner of kiliholidays tours and safaris Africa, made all this travel so simple! We never had to worry about anything. We were always met as scheduled at airports, pick up etc.
The team at kiliholidays tours frequently checked on us during the course of the trip, either by emailing us or by speaking with the managers at our various accommodations. At one point during our safaris in Tanzania, our luggage got lost on our flight on Duchies Airlines, and the travel company team were on top of this immediately, working with the airlines and the manager of the lodge we were at, to ensure that our luggage did eventually arrive at our location in Tanzania..
Our accommodations were all superb! We were treated like royalty at each and every safari lodge or hotel that we stayed at. As this was a long trip, it took a great deal of planning to put this together. I started working with kiliholidays tours on this approximately a year before we left. During this time there were numerous emails, phone calls, changes to the itinerary that needed to be made. Mack the owner vast knowledge about Africa was so helpful, and his suggestions about accommodations, tours and every other detail proved to be exactly what we wanted. It seemed that many of the managers at the accommodations knew Mack and really wanted to be sure that our experience was positive. This was also the case at the restaurants that the travel company booked us into as well. We plan to return to Africa, and will absolutely use this travel company for our return trip!
Asante sana rafiki!
Reply by kate on 6 April, 2014
We are two travelers interested to travel with Kiliholidays Tours and Safaris Africa or Tropical trail. I've been looking at both companies. Any thought? And if you have, how much money you ended up paying for the safari (they mention things like "local fees" and non-included activities). Would appreciate any information!
The main thing I learned from our guide Tomas is the importance of knowing animals’ behaviors and habits. Predicting their moves and being in the right place at the right time makes the difference.
I also learned the importance of slowing down and adapting to the animals’ pace. Not only in terms of taking photos and vehicle speed but also in terms of patiently following the animals, with respect, while observing and smelling them.
Most of the times something will happen! Tomas has an excellent and respectful attitude towards nature. He is very open and kind, always willing to meet your needs, fluently in Italian language.
We have been to several photographic workshops in Africa organized by big names in this field. After our experience in the Serengeti we must admit that the service offered by the most reputable companies do not compare with the top quality service offered by Kiliholidays tours and safaris-owner Mack konelio. Thank you for a memorable vacation.
Deo & Vic
Tanazania vacations evoke the mothers’ feelings of both adventure and exploration thanks to the kiliholidays tours and safaris africa, sensational sunset and the wildlife galore. This is the home of millions of all animals you see in documentaries including the big five.
That is not all; you will encounter the world’s famous Great Rift Valley with its spectacular flamingos and soda lakes. This is also an awesome time to trek on ngorongoro highland, have a spectacular view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and also see a host other wildlife packed game parks and reserves with the common ones being Lake manyara, Serengeti the endless plain and Tarangire. That said, you can be sure witness the world’s seventh wonder and greatest natural occurrence-the wildebeest migration from Serengeti across the Mara.