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Trip of a Lifetime!!

From first contact and helping us get our trip fully planned, to answering last minute preparation... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Taylor Z
Amazing trip!!!

We booked a 15 day tour in Rwanda and Tanzania with Shadows of Africa and it was incredible! Both... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allan Y
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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...more
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Mateves, Arusha, Tanzania
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+255 777 962 403
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Reviewed yesterday

From first contact and helping us get our trip fully planned, to answering last minute preparation questions, and even keeping an engagement surprise under-wraps, our travel agents listened to our needs,were always prompt to respond, and made our 7 day 6 night Tanzania tour a...More

Thank Taylor Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked a 15 day tour in Rwanda and Tanzania with Shadows of Africa and it was incredible! Both our tour guides (Paul in Rwanda and Dickson in Tanzania) were awesome. They were both friendly and knowledgeable and showed us every animal we could possibly...More

Thank Allan Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I recently returned from a 5 day, 4 night Safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater June 29th – July 2. Our Safari started in Serengeti after we flew from Kilimanjaro Airport to Seronera airport. We were happy we chose to fly instead...More

Thank apt5001
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great company, amazing people. We traveled to Tanzania (Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro Crater/Conservation area, Serengeti). Trip planning from the outset with Jake and Stacy at SOA was stress free and fun. They happily provided solid recommendations and answered each and every question (no matter how trivial);...More

Thank kll919
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the beginning Julia answered all of our questions and help us picket the best option for our budget and time constraints. Moreover, once in Africa after our flight got delayed 10 hours, she was fantastic at accommodating us and figuring out how to still...More

Thank linavalencia85
Reviewed 4 days ago

What ultimately made us choose Shadows of Africa was because Jake was so responsive and helpful - he answered all our questions, and made himself available for phone calls during the planning stage. It was really great having him available to talk with us. The...More

Thank WanderingGalKK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Before the holiday: My friends, wife and I started talking about a visit to the Serengeti in Nov 2017 and the formal process started with sending out initial queries to multiple tour operators. I cannot be exact but I think we sent out queries to...More

Thank Sairam N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Shadows of Africa - an amazing safari from start to finish. Our adventure kicked off with staying at the wonderful Africa Amini Life Maasai Lodge (1 day) - The Maasai were so welcoming and friendly, the mud hut accommodation very comfortable, the food...More

Thank timbramley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us went on a tour with Shadows of Africa in Tanzania and it was the best 8 days of our life. Our agent Chris organized excellent itinerary and lodges for us and was always prompt in responding to our inquiries. Our safari...More

Thank Pocatgirl
AussieWanderer72, Guest Relations Manager at Shadows of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the glowing review! We certainly like to hear phrases like "best days of our life" associated with your time on tour with us! We'll be sure to pass on your kind words to both Edwin and Dickson and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After more than years of contemplating and then months of research plus discussions with friends we finally decided to go ahead with an African adventure...Endless discussions and further research helped us finalize Shadows of Africa (SoA)...Chris from SoA was an important part in helping us...More

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AussieWanderer72, Guest Relations Manager at Shadows of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review, Divya. We're glad to hear that you've well and truly caught the Africa bug, as we'd love to host you again someday! We especially appreciate the lessons that you took from your safari....More

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1990Becks
26 July 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
28 February 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
28 February 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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