These safari ratings are based on trip reports and reviews sent in by travelers who have been on safari with the company in the past which ensures an independent basis to differentiate between operators.
The Rates Category bands per person, per night spent on safari are as follows:
- Deluxe: US$650 and upwards
- Mid Range: Between US$300 and US$650
- Budget: Up to US$300
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This safari company was founded in 1995 and they
specialise in East Africa safaris.
Offer scheduled as well as customized itineraries with group sizes limited to a maximum of 12 people.
This owner-guide operated company has been in existence since 1987 when it was launched by Garth Thompson and then subsequently bought by his protege, James Varden, in 1997. A merger with Shearwater Canoeing Safaris occurred in 2004 to expand the scope of the safaris they could offer in the Mana Pools area of Zimbabwe.
Seasons In Africa is the managing company for a number of luxury lodges, hotels and adventures in South Africa and Mozambique and have been in existence since 2004.
Their safari lodge properties include Leopard Hills, Kings Camp and Madikwe Hills.
Covering primarily the Tsavo (east & west) and Amboseli areas in Kenya, Julius Nzumbi has built an enviable safari ratings reputation with past customers due to great service and ethical business practices.
The company has been operating for the last decade and makes use of vans with seating for 6 - 8 people.
Offer adventure safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and have passed the 25 year mark of being in the tour business
They make use of purpose built expedition trucks and 4x4 Land Cruisers for arganised groups.
Operating in Kenya now since 1989 and based in the capital city Nairobi.
They make use of air transfers direct from Nairobi to the parks and conservancies to ensure more wildlife viewing time.
Owner of the Porini range of camps which benefit local communities and are involved in a number of community projects such as the St Lazerus School.
Based in Arusha, Tanzania and established in 1999 this company provides Kilimanjaro climb services and safaris covering game reserves and national parks in Tanzania and Kenya.
They also run a car rental agency with self drive or chauffeur driven options and operate daily transfers between Moshi, Arusha, Dar Es Salam and Nairobi.