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Shadows of Africa

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Mateves, Arusha, Tanzania
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Amazing experience!

Shadows of Africa was incredible in their communications from the very start. Chris was very good... read more

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jsphtet
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing Expirience

We did Kilimanjaro climb and 9 day safari/activities. Amazing experience every day. Shadows of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SaladFingers2014
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Krakow, Poland
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Shadows of Africa specializes in private safaris in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia. We have been operational for 7 years, own all our safari Land Cruiser vehicles and employ our guides full time to ensure we provide extraordinary safari holidays. Having offices in multiple countries also allows us to conduct cross country trips in a better and safer manner. Our guides excel both in hospitality and wildlife tracking. So whether you want to follow the migrating Wildebeest herds, track the cats in Serengeti or just enjoy picnic lunches in beautiful spots in the African bush, we know how to make it happen. Our collaborations with all safari hotels, lodges and tented camps ensures we are able to accommodation your lodging requests. Lastly, we place special attention on safety on every trip. All our vehicles are equipped with first aid box, our guides have first-aid training and we include AMREF flying doctors insurance in all our trips. We welcome you to Africa!
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Reviewed yesterday

Shadows of Africa was incredible in their communications from the very start. Chris was very good with his emails and had a lot of patience with us changing our mind on the programme ever so often even at the last minute. Our trip was fantastic:...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did Kilimanjaro climb and 9 day safari/activities. Amazing experience every day. Shadows of Africa is very professional

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately for my family, we just had to cancel our three week African adventure due to a medical situation with our daughter. We had a nine day safari booked with Shadows of Africa- all which had been arranged by Jake. I just wanted to take...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic 3 weeks trip last November visiting Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar. Very big thanks go to Shadows of Africa for their excellent organization, high professionalism and great team! It was on of the best trips of my life (among 40+ countries)....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a two week trip in Tanzania with Shadows of Africa, and give them the highest marks for planning, service, staff and an overall spectacular experience. Our itinerary included game drives in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater region, Lake Manyara, a visit to the...More

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first safari in Africa and we could not be more thrilled after spending 1 week in Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Ngonrongoro. It was a stress-free experience with Shadows of Africa. Chris from the Australia office was so helpful and patient despite my...More

Thank Kim Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from our trip to Africa and cannot say enough great things about our safari with Shadows of Africa. Our trip was spectacular, and Tim was an incredible guide. We spent time in all of the major parks in Tanzania (Tangangire, Ngorongoro conservation...More

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came back from our trip couple of weeks ago and our impression is still bright. It was wonderful to see wild animals so close - thanks to our guide Loma we had a chance to see everyone from big five and a lot more....More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I could go into details of the whole trip and it would just bore everyone. ;) So we decided to visit Africa and the things we wanted to see/experience was the safaris that I’ve longed to see. After searching online for quite sometime, I read...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

My wife and I had a 6 days private tour with Erick in February 2018, mostly in Serengeti and Ngorogoro. Erick was a great guide! He has a lot of knowledges about animals, where they live, what they like and most importantly, how to find...More

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1990Becks
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hi Please contact me via email and I will be happy to answer all your questions. Pricing depends on a number of factors. The number of travelers, time of year, length of trip, time of year, etc. Please click on our... More
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Kathy C
February 28, 2015|
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Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hello again. Please see previous answers to your question and feel free to check out our website and contact us directly via email Jake Your safari specialist
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Kathy C
February 28, 2015|
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Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hello, My name is Jake from Shadows of Africa. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is closer to the Kilimanjaro airport, but we usually combine both the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti into our safaris so you can see... More
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