Sort By: Date Most Helpful Rating 21-30 of 303 Reviews
Connie & Nyx   –  
Canada CA
Visited: February 2016 Reviewed: Mar 18, 2016

Email Connie & Nyx  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

We planned and purchased an incredible safari, but gained 5 new amazing friendships!

Nyx and I were absolutely at ease from the moment we met Brenda and Kakasii, Tanzania Choice Safari owners, and our tour guide, Joseph. Our 8 day adventure was exciting and an unbelievable experience. Joseph is an experienced tour guide with a passion to create the best experience for his clients. He is extremely knowledgeable and goes out of his way to locate the wildlife the client wishes to see. He ensured our safety and was always flexible with the itinerary. I really appreciated that he used his expertise to provide us with the best possible safari. I can't imagine changing one single minute of it!

Brenda and Kakasii are wonderful people. They not only ensure that every detail of your trip is looked after, but welcomed us into their home. Our safari was seamless! We also enjoyed a day at their farm and toured the local village. It was a nice, relaxing end to our safari. The personal family time shared with Brenda, Kakasii and their amazing twins at their farm is a memory we will always cherish.

We planned and purchased a safari, but came out with 5 new amazing friendships!
Thank you.
Connie and Nyx

Carl & Karen   –  
United States US
Visited: February 2016 Reviewed: Mar 24, 2016

Email Carl & Karen

Our Family's Four Day Wildlife Camping Safari Was Truly the Experience of a Lifetime!

Tanzania Choice Safaris provided a wonderful adventure for our family. Our safari experience included wildlife viewing in Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks, and in the Ngorongoro Crater, as well as a visit to Olduvai Gorge and the Shifting Sands. Brenda and Kakasii are wonderful hosts. They made us feel like honored guests, yet old familiar friends of theirs, all at the same time. Brenda is the perfect trip planner. Everything was personalized to meet our needs and the communication beforehand could not have been better. Leslie, our guide, and Moshi, our chef, are an ideal team. They were friendly and fun to be with. Leslie's knowledge of the wildlife (including not only the four-legged kind but also an amazing variety of bird species), is incredible. During our safari we soon realized that he is highly-regarded by other guides for knowing when different animals will be at a particular place. You name it we saw it - lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, water buffalo, gazelles, giraffes, hippos, wildebeests...the list goes on and on, even the extremely rare black rhinos in Ngorongoro Crater! Moshi is truly a world class chef with exceptional culinary skills. His recipes were a mouth-watering mix of tasty American and Tanzanian meals. Using a portable propane stove in a camp setting, he was able to prepare dishes that many chefs would find challenging to match in a fully-equipped kitchen.

Megan   –  
Ethiopia ET
Visited: February 2016 Reviewed: Apr 9, 2016

Email Megan  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Absolutely spectacular!

Everything was perfect. We saw all of the animals I was hoping to see and much much more our guide, Leslie, spoke perfect English and was incredibly adept at spotting animals and getting us very close. He knew lots of litte facts about the animals that were great to hear on the trip. Moshi, our chef, created spectacular meals that I still remember fondly. Fantastic safari and I would absolutely recommend!!!

Anne Thompson   –  
Tanzania TZ
Visited: February 2016 Reviewed: Apr 10, 2016

Email Anne Thompson  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

It was the most satisfying safari tour that I have ever been on--nothing was too much trouble.

From the initial booking of the safari to the safari itself, nothing was too mush trouble for this company. The hotel they suggested was amazing and Kakasii our driver went out of his way to make our safari the best one we have been on with little touches that other companies don't do thus making our experience much more than we expected. We will certainly use this company again and recommend it to anyone who wants an extra special experience that doesn't cost the earth.

Linda Johnson   –  
United States US
Visited: March 2016 Reviewed: Apr 23, 2016

Email Linda Johnson  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

top notch, ultimate best experience, thanks to Brenda and our awesome guide, Kakasii!!!

Everything was above and beyond our expectations. Kakasii went out of his way to make this the very best Safari experience. Truly amazing and wonderful, all the way around. We highly recommend Tanzania Choice Safaris Limited. Brenda hope you got the photos I sent of your family. Thank you so much!

Elaine   –  
United States US
Visited: June 2016 Reviewed: Jul 7, 2016

Email Elaine  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

The Crater

Had a wonderful experience. Loved seeing all of the animals. The views were fabulous with all of the terrain differences. Thanks for a great experience. Our guide was so helpful with information and no questions were left unanswered. I would choose them again!

Daniel Scheldrup   –  
United States US
Visited: June 2016 Reviewed: Jul 7, 2016

Email Daniel Scheldrup  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Truly Unbelievable African Adventure!

Brenda and Kakasii, owners of Tanzania Choice Safaris, did an amazing job putting this trip together and I couldn't be happier with the final outcome! Brenda was in constant communication before we left and I really appreciated her video-chatting with us ahead of time to go over the travel plans, touch base with us and answer all of our questions. She has a talent for organization and it definitely showed in how smoothly everything came together.

We started our trip by spending two nights at Kakasii's childhood home in Uswaa, which was an incredible experience. Meeting all of Brenda and Kakasii's friends and family, eating a traditional barbecue and being able to experience part of Tanzania that you would totally miss out on with a giant, impersonal tour company was truly a great way to start the trip and would have alone been worth the trip to Tanzania!

After that we completed a six-day Kilimanjaro climb. Brenda and Kakasii had us complete the climb with a guide named Festo and I couldn't be happier with how well he had the trip organized and the friendliness of the guides and porters. We ate each meal with the guides and learned so much about local Tanzanian politics, customs and daily life. Festo clearly knows what he's doing and safely got us all to the summit, even when none of our group had previous high-altitude experience!

Kakasii was our safari guide for a five-day safari to Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Kakasii is so friendly and social that I don't think we ever stopped laughing with him, which was tough to do since we were all so tired from the climb! He has so much experience going on safaris that it clearly showed. We were able to see so many amazing animals standing just feet from our car that it was really more than I could have hoped for. We saw leopards lounging in trees, huge herds of wildebeests, a lioness with a dead wildebeest staring down a male buffalo, a cheetah with two cubs and all of that is just scratching the surface. Kakasii and Brenda have developed relationships with all the hotel/lodge owners that we stayed with so we were always treated exceptionally well and stayed in some truly beautiful locations.

Brenda and Kakasii could not have been more helpful in providing such an amazing experience and I really cannot recommend Tanzania Choice Safaris enough! Thank you again for such an unforgettable trip!

Amanda   –  
United States US
Visited: June 2016 Reviewed: Jul 14, 2016

Email Amanda

We had the best time on Tanzania Choice Safaris!

The safari was wonderful! Kakasii went out of his way to make sure we were able to see all the animals we were hoping to see. It was all very well organized and above and beyond what we expected.

Adrianne   –  
Tanzania TZ
Visited: July 2016 Reviewed: Jul 18, 2016

Email Adrianne  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

We will keep coming back!

This is my second safari with Tanzania Choice Safaris and we definitely keep coming back! Brenda's attention to detail and unparalleled communication made the experience all we could ever imagine. Kakasi is an amazing guide with such a passion for his work and also a deep commitment to his travel companions - which is how he makes you feel. You are not clients but instead his personal guests in his beautiful country. He was so attentive to our needs, including those of our two 4-year old children! We can highly recommend working with Tanzania Choice Safaris.

Christy   –  
United States US
Visited: June 2016 Reviewed: Jul 19, 2016

Email Christy  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

My dream trip come true thanks to Tanzania Choice!

I had been planning my dream trip to Tanzania since 2009 in my head. After being recommended by a friend to use TCS as my tour company, Brenda and I talked via Skype various times so that she knew exactly the type of traveler I was and the things I wanted in my trip. I knew from the very first phone call in October that I was working with a spectacular company. Her questions, attention to detail, and suggestions proved that she would design a trip that she 100% believed would be perfect for me. And boy, did she deliver!!!

From the minute we arrived, my group and I were treated with unbelievable hospitality. Brenda and Kakasii went above and beyond to show us rural life in Tanzania in their home, which included a traditional barbeque, walks in the community and campfires with family members. In addition, they coordinated our mountain guide come and check our gear! The meeting was invaluable! Being able to show Festo our supplies and have him walk through each day was us, put our nerves to rest. The following day, Brenda, Kakasii and their twins, traveled 3 hours (and 3 hours back!) with us just to set us off on our trek. Their diligence to making sure we were taken care of proved to us again that they valued their clients immensely!

After our successful climb, they waited for us with open arms to celebrate our accomplishment! The following day, we continued on to our safari! Kakasii was more than just a safari guide, he quickly became our friend as he enthusiastically showed us all the incredible animals and birds that the parks offered. Every day on the safari his passion exuded and made every day a unique and amazing experience.

Between the Safari and Zanzibar, Brenda and I designed a day in the school they support. Brenda and I worked together to construct something that would be special for both the school and for our group. It turned out to be an unforgettable experience for both parties! We finger painted, read books, sang and danced with students and teachers. The day allowed us to learn more not only about the places of Tanzania, but the people too!

Lastly, we traveled to Zanzibar. Brenda and family traveled with us to the airport as we departed. It was hard to say goodbye as this tour company had turned into friends! What started as a dream vacation turned into so much more! I was leaving Tanzania with more than the accomplishment of making it to the top to Kilimanjaro- I was leaving with new friends with unique lasting memories! For Brenda and Kakasii, it’s more than just putting some hotels together and showing you some animals; Brenda and Kakasii attend to their clients with personal attention, hospitality and warmth!

Average User Rating
Rating Breakdown
  • 5 star 297
  • 4 star 5
  • 3 star 0
  • 2 star 0
  • 1 star 1
Write a Review


  • All corporate and/or tour info is provided by Tanzania Choice Safaris, not SafariBookings
  • The tours offered by Tanzania Choice Safaris are subject to their terms & conditions