Come Explore Africa!
We offer and exciting range of ‘bush and beach’ holidays, which consist of wildlife safari explorations that also include relaxation time at the beach. Zanzibar is one of the best beach destinations in Africa, an ideal place to celebrate your new life together! A romantic adventure that will truly give you a lifetime of fond memories
Frank is the person steering Africa Safari Agency ensuring that all guests are feeling at home and assuring that they have the best ever African holiday. He holds a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Tourism. Not only does he have the charm and warmth of a true African host, he also has extensive knowledge of the tourist industry. He absolutely loves his home country Tanzania and knows it as well as his own backyard. Before founding Africa Safari Agency, he served on the management team of Kikobo Lodge supervising the daily and long-term operations of the lodge. He has a vast knowledge of lodges and other types of accommodations, the national parks, safaris and climbing excursions throughout the country and deeply enjoys putting together your holiday based on your needs and desires within your budget. With Robert's passion for people and his overall experience in the tourism industry and his unique ability to work with you, rest assured that you will have the most memorable vacation ever in the company of Africa Safari Agency.
CHIEF MOUNTAIN GUIDE
Victor just absolutely love the mountains and with that he also love meeting new people. This makes him your go-to guy if you are planning to go to Mount Kilimanjaro. With 16 years of experience in the tourism industry it is hardly impossible for him to keep count of how many times he has visited the top of the highest mountain in Africa. Going for the top is truly his life mission! He has training in first aid, so you will be safe in his company going up the mountain. He also has training in wildlife management so you will enjoy his stories and explanations of the wild as wildlife conservation is very close to his heart. He will also tell you, when you meet him, that guiding has made him who is and that he has the best job in the world. Victor will ensure that you have an amazing experience conquering the highest mountain in Africa, creating unforgettable memories.
TOUR GUIDE AND DRIVER
Steward is the one that will drive you to all the amazing locations and make the road feel short with all the interesting stories he can share about Tanzania. He is extremely familiar with all the parks in northern Tanzania and know the best places to take you to experience those magic moments in the African bush. He can also tell you all about the animals as you see them whilst on a Safari trip, as he not only has grown up in that environment and has vast indigenous knowledge, he also has been trained in wildlife management and conservation. He is also trained in first aid. Steward has more than 9 years of experience in the tourism industry and this career suits him just perfect as he absolutely loves meeting new people from around the world, sharing new ideas and making friends. It is his greatest joy to see that guests are having a wonderful time in the company of Africa Safari Agency.
Nicholous is the dynamic and energetic one that will go out of his way to plan and organize the perfect holiday that you've always been dreaming about. He got his training at the Serengeti KIBO guide camps and has already 5 years of experience in organizing personalized Tanzanian holidays. He prides himself in the fact that all arrangements are always done in time with the best possible deal available. If asked why people should go with Africa Safari Agency, he will quickly tell you that it is because it's a well established agency with a team of professionals who work hard to ensure that your holiday experience will be one that always bring back a smile when you think back on it.
Africa Safari Agency
Africa Safari Agency was founded by Frank Robert fulfilling his career goal of offering a uniquely memorable vacation experience/adventure within his native country of Tanzania. Frank was born in Arusha and raised in the small towns of Moshi and Arusha. From a young age he frequently visited the major safaris destinations and climbing areas of northern Tanzania occasionally serving as a guide for vacationers. Since 2011, he has served as the General Manager for the Kiboko Lodge supervising the daily and long-term operations of the lodge, providing supervision and employment training for troubled boys in a program sponsored by the Watoto Foundation Tanzania. He also interacts with his clientele at the lodge providing input and schedules for wildlife safaris and climbing excursions for Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru. Africa Safari Agency's mission is to provide clients with the absolute best experience in wildlife safaris and/ or climbing excursions that Tanzania has to offer at an affordable price with as much comfort and safety as possible. All office personnel and guides are native to Tanzania. Africa Safari Agency is committed to offering training and living wages to all their employees and to support their local community growth and development. They are also dedicated to the protection of wildlife and the environment that is so unique to their country. We look forward to working with you and will do our best to make your visit to Tanzania the most memorable vacation of your life.
Africa Safari Agency - where clients become friends
Frequently Asked Questions
We know that treveling to Africa, especially if it is your first time you might have plenty of questions. We have tried to answer as many of them as possible.
All about Climbing Excursions (3)
- Waterproof hiking boots-1
- Polypro long underwear (top &bottom)-2
- Polypro shirt, sock liners-2each
- Tennis shoes or light hikers-1
- Wool or polypro socks-heavyweights-5
- Hiking shorts-2
- Hiking pants/fleece pants-1
- Water/wind-proof (GoreTex) shell jacket-1
- Insulated rain/wind (GoreTex) climbing plants-1
- Wool or fleece gloves-medium weight-1
- Wind/waterproof glove –heavy weights-1
- Wool or synthetic stocking cap-windproff-1
- Gaiters- 1, sunglasses-1
- Sun hat -1, balaclava-1
- Walking stick-1 pair
- Expedition pack or duffel bag-1
- Sleeping bag(rated to 0⁰F)) -1
- Headlamp (flashlight) and spare bulb-1
- Camp towel-1
- Pocket knife-1
- 1 litre water bottle-4
- Sunblock (30+SPF), sunblock lip balm and hand cream-1
- Large plastic garbage bags and ziploc storage bags of various size-1
- Light weight toilet articles-toothbrush and paste, floss, hand and face cleansers-1
- Extra batteries – 6
- Travel wallet-1
- Energy bars, electrolyte powder and snacks (energy gel/gu is the best for summit day) 2 per day
First Aid Kit
- Cipro (Gl, ciprofloxacin antibiotic)- 1 dose or more
- Diamox (altitude)- dose headache medicine (Ibuprofen) – as needed
- Imodium (diarrhea medicine) as needed
- Pepto or Antacid (Rolaids) rolls (stomach acid medicine) – as needed
- Flu/sinus medicine – as needed
- Band-Aids- as needed
- Moleskin for blisters-at least 3 sheets
As Kilimanjaro can be rainy, please carry a waterproof jacket and pants in your daypack. Good waterproof hiking shoes are necessary for each day of hiking and, most importantly, the final summit day.
We place your gear bag in a waterproof bag after you arrive at the gate. We recommend packing your sleeping bag and clothing inside plastic ziploc bags in case of heavy downpours.
In addition to your gear bag, please pack a daypack to carry during the hike each day. We recommend carrying the following items in your daypack:
- rain gear
- 2-4 liters of water
- extra fleece jacket
- passport and money
Items available for rent in Tanzania
All prices are for the duration of the climb. Mountaineering sleeping tents, mattresses and pillows are included in the price of your climb – dining tent as well as tables and chairs are also provided.
0 degree Fahrenheit sleeping bag: $35 each
Insulated jacket or Shell/insulated layer combination: $30 each
Walking stick (pair): $35 each
Jackets and pants: $15 each item
Hats, gloves, gaiters and balaclava: $10 each item