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Jayne Hudson   –  
Canada CA
Visited: October 2015 Reviewed: Oct 25, 2015

Email Jayne Hudson  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Fantastic trip
5/5

This safari was on my bucket list so I had dreamed about it a great deal. It met all my hopes and more. Our driver/guide Roddrick was awesome. He worked hard with other drivers to give my daughter and me an animal filled adventure. He treated us kindly and respectfully at all times. The food and accommodations were great. We especially enjoyed the tent camp, Kati Kati in the Serengeti. Everyone involved did their very best to give us a wonderful adventure. We always felt safe and even coddled. I could not have enjoyed my experience more.

Belinda   –  
Australia AU
Visited: October 2015 Reviewed: Oct 26, 2015

Email Belinda  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Profesional and exciting safari in Tanzania
5/5

We had a fantastic safari just for the two of us. The safari was well organised and we had excellent accommodation in the Serengeti and Lobo. Jimmy was a knowledgeable, responsible and careful guide. He knew a lot about the animals and where we could find them. The Kata kata tens lodge and the Lobo safari lodge were both outstanding.

Tiziano   –  
Italy IT
Visited: September 2015 Reviewed: Oct 26, 2015

Email Tiziano  |  Experience level: first safari

Guaranteed results!!
5/5

Before contacting Savannahexplorer , I read some reviews on the internet . So I decided to contact this tour operator . The answers I got from Roberto, the owner along with Greyson , were clear , precise and concrete . I book by paying the entire amount requested . Arrived on site, the airport Kilimanjaro , there was Yudatadeo ( Yuda ) , the guide. The features that set it apart are the friendliness , the hospitality , the professionalism with which it performs its work . With him, the safari is a guarantee of success ! Great holiday my wife and Monica spent an unforgettable holiday .
Thank you!

Elena and Ivan   –  
Switzerland CH
Visited: September 2015 Reviewed: Oct 27, 2015

Email Elena and Ivan  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Great experience
5/5

We had amazing time both in Tanzania's Parks and at the seaside in Zanzibar, thanks to Savannah Explorer!
Organization, accomodations and program were at top level and also the support during the entire travel/holiday. The nature is beautiful itself, but the guide made a grat value added giving us a lot of amazing information about animals... and he brings us to see all the big five! :-)
We strongly recommend to make this wonderful experience with this tour operator!!

Fabio   –  
Italy IT
Visited: November 2015 Reviewed: Nov 24, 2015

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

Wonderful: The Safari you're looking for, with a good Company to organize it & the best Guide to sup
5/5

Safari in Tanzania.
The Safari organization was perfect; lodges and tented camps where we were housed, were cozy and clean, situated in a good location to be always immersed in the bush and with excellent cuisine. Even packed meals (picnic) were plentiful, varied and comprehensive, as well as hot and cold beverages in tow.
Our guide Joseph (Joseph John), ethnic Masai, led us along the tracks of the parks Tarangire, Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro, with great local knowledge, expertise and excellent driving capacity to identify and 'feel' the animals: we are always got to see up close and continuously many animals (of course all the big five), even in special situations (coupling of lions, cheetah with puppies, leopard with prey on the tree, etc.). Joseph was always patient and amenable to our requests, full of initiatives in the search for goals, not bothering to leave early in the morning and use all the time of day.
The tour program is qualified by the company that organizes it, while the Safari is made memorable by the quality of the Guide: our experience has been that we have chosen well the organization of Savannah Explorers and have been very lucky to have Joseph John as Guide,very good professional in every aspect and at every moment of the safari, full of attention for us, and also a funny and good person, with good principles. He is a guide that we suggest to ask for, when this is possible.

Stefano Cerbai   –  
Italy IT
Visited: September 2015 Reviewed: Nov 28, 2015

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

Wonderful holiday with professional
5/5

They were wonderful days, in a fabled land with wonderful people !!!
We wanted to thank savannah Explorer and your staff (especially Balo) for the organization, the availability and the smile that has always accompanied !!!
Thanks for everything, hoping in the future to return to Africa to find !!!
See you soon

Lori   –  
United States US
Visited: November 2015 Reviewed: Jan 10, 2016

Email Lori  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Top tour in Tanzania!
5/5

We were thrilled with our safari experience with savannah explorers. Roberto emailed back and forth extensively to meet our expectations and allay all of our concerns. Greyson met us personally to see how our trip was progressing and to ascertain whether we had any questions or concerns. And our personal driver and guide, Abdul was wonderful! Abdul was with us the entire time, answered all of our questions and was just great to spend time with conversing about life in general!
We have only compliments for Savannsh Explorers and wish them the best of luck!

chulo samarasinghe   –  
Sri Lanka LK
Visited: January 2016 Reviewed: Jan 13, 2016

Email chulo samarasinghe

savannah explorers safari in beautiful tansania
5/5

Excellent safari.very well organised we had a great time.thank you roberto, abdul ,and nixon
For the great time we had.we were overwhelmed by the beauty and amazing wild life of tansania.

Loranthi   –  
Sri Lanka LK
Visited: January 2016 Reviewed: Jan 23, 2016

Email Loranthi  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

A well arranged 8 days of safari with friendly and experienced guides.
5/5

We were two families of 8 members with a 11 year old and two teenagers. We toured the main 4 northern circuit parks in Tanzania ie Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Lake Manyara. We asked for middle range accommodation and were very pleased with the choices made for us by Savannah Explorers. Katikati tented camp and the Tarangire Safari Lodge requires special mention as they were excellent. Both guides (Abdul and Nixon) spoke English well and were committed to giving us the best safari experience possible. They were sensitive to our interests and accommodated our requests willingly.
I would highly recommend Savannah Explorers as tour organisers and would also like to mention the very prompt replies I received to all my queries, however mundane, by Roberto ( managing partner of Savannah Explorers).

Francesca   –  
Italy IT
Visited: December 2015 Reviewed: Feb 5, 2016

Email Francesca  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

The review below is the personal opinion of Francesca and not that of SafariBookings.
Nice guide, the jeep could be better
3/5

We had a week safari in Tanzania on Dec 2015. Our guide was excellent, italian speaking, very nice. The tour was ok, the jeep could be much better, it was old and not really comfortable for 8 days of safari. A couple of times we had some mechanical problems and we had to stop waiting for the repairs. I understand that this can happen but probably this jeep needs to be replaced.
Picnic lunch every day (except one) is repetitive and unappetising, at the end we preferred fruit and biscuits.
The first safari days we managed to get in the parks just around noon and this means seeing the park during the hottest hours of the day. Furthermore, the arrival in the various lodge took place in the late afternoon letting us run to take a shower and go to dinner. Probably a better organization of the journey and the travel time would have made us visit the parks at their best and enjoy a little relaxation once you get to the accommodations.
Again: our guide Peta was fantastic, we saw lots of animals.

Reply from Savannah Explorers
Reply from Savannah Explorers
Posted on Feb 10, 2016

Hi Francesca,
thanks a lot for your feedback and comments.
Rough roads are terrible in Tanzania especially inside the parks, despite our effort to prevent any breakdown you experienced a problem and it was necessary melt it at lunch time.
Our jeep is not a new one, but Land Rover is the best jeep for safari, all the different parties have been changed, we do regular maitenance at our garage, there is a lot of space inside as it's semi-extended, there is fridge with drinks and water, to my mind it's in good conditions and comfortable.
I have mailed different time to lodges and camps about pic-nic lunch, we hope they will improve but you have to take into consideration you are in the middle of the bush.
The first day you left Arusha to Tarangire and spent the rest of the day in the park, second day Tarangire to Manyara for game drive, then you were in Ngorongoro and Serengeti. We have followed your safari program and you have agreed program in advance and the timings with our guide.
It's common finish the game drive in late afternoon but you could ask your guide to drive to the camp/lodge earlier. I have talked to you and Peter during safari and asked Peter to make sure you have enough game drives so that we compensate the 2 hours lost for the jeep.
We are sorry we didn't exceed your expectations, we review again your safari in our office and see what we can improve. We apologize for what happend and thank you again for your feedback and time.

Best Regards,
Roberto

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