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Have you ever asked yourself why an eagle is a very special and unique bird? Not like all other birds are not unique in their own way, but because an eagle does what no other bird do! Well an eagle is a unique bird because it possesses features that no any other flying creature possesses! Uniqueness is what makes an eagle stand out from a group of all other birds, in fact it’s the fastest, strongest (among birds of prey) and the only bird that lives longer than others! (About 50 years) Uniqueness is what makes the experience remarkable and of course memorable. The reason why we introduced you to such facts about an eagle is because The Arend Safaris has taken the path of this amazing creature, an eagle. In fact ‘arend’ is an Afrikaans name for an eagle! The reason that the company has chosen and taken such a name, direction, attributes and qualities is the same reason why an eagle is exceptionally unique bird. A very warm welcome to The Arend Safaris! This is a wildlife experience travel and tours company that has established itself as an exploring-nature safari provider with exceptional high quality safari benefits for both internal and external wildlife travelers. The company aims at maximizing customers’ wildlife and travelling experience through offering exceptionally high quality and customized safari packages at reasonably fair rates. As a growing company, The Arend Safaris aims at giving you, our customer an exceptional reality of your dream safari. Tourism expeditions all through Tanzania National Parks (Tanapa), Historical and Archeological sites visits and tour, all types of Camping, Mountain Climbing and Hiking, Cultural Tourism, and Cycling are some of what The Arend Safaris have prepared for you to explore and exploit. We’ve got the best, experienced and highly qualified tour guides to take you through wherever your heart desire directs you across Tanzania. With Arend Safaris and Tours, your satisfaction is absolutely guaranteed for your satisfaction is our pleasure! Is it your desire to explore beyond possibilities? Ask no further than The Arend Safaris, book your safari now and wait to get the experience you will live to tell generation

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garygadner_24033 03/10/2017

“Memorable African Visit with Arend ”

6 months ago

We visited Tanzania for a safari this March, 2017 and it turned out to be one of the best thing we've ever done. Everything from the lodges, safari vehicle, our guide Protas and generally everything was just outstanding.

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03/01/2017
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8 Days
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Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara

We visited Tanzania for a safari this March, 2017 and it turned out to be one of the best thing we've ever done. Everything from the lodges, safari vehicle, our guide Protas and generally everything was just outstanding.

Preparations were well done, and we saw so much that we couldn't believe it's all possible. We started in Lake Manyara where we saw a lot of flamingos and warthogs and so many monkeys, actually I've never seen that many monkeys in my life!
Ngorongoro was absolutely breathtaking! The animals in this park are just amazing! We couldnt see all the big five but those we saw, I only remember having their pictures and see them on TV. Elephants, Cheeters, Hypos, Lions, Girraffes just to name a few.
Serengeti was my favorite and I think everyone will tell you the same. This vast endless plain is home to many animals that you even forget lunch! Protas was very good spotter, he saw things we couldn't see till we used binoculars. So many animals, free and just roaming around minding their business.
This was just my dream safari and I will forever thank Arend Safaris for making it this beautiful.
Very recommendable.

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tamar.canada_18495 05/10/2016

“Tanzania + Safari + Amazing guide= Perfect Hooneymoon”

1 year ago

Hello everyone,

I'm not usually a person who writes about his experiences, but because the trip was very successful, I would love to share personal tips we picked up along the way.

Some details about us, we are both in...

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05/10/2016
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5 Days
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serengetie, ngoronggoro

Hello everyone,

I'm not usually a person who writes about his experiences, but because the trip was very successful, I would love to share personal tips we picked up along the way.

Some details about us, we are both in the age of 30, we went on a honeymoon of four weeks from the beginning of September to early October 2015

Our real trip started as soon as we landed in Tanzania. our amazing tour guide (it will specify later) picked us up from the airport (included in the price of the safari) and put us at the hotel" Planet Lodge", the hotel is very nice, has a pool lovely, really good food (in the evening there is a great menu, very large rooms in the hotel and everything is clean.

Our guide Pazo picked us up the next morning to start Safari of 4 nights. The details of Pazo I will leave at the end of the review. I will say that a couple of our friends did the same route (about) a year before and reccommanded fazo , he is so amazing!!!!

We started at Tarangire, African roads are not always paved very nicely but the car was a big jeep and our guide was careful and responsible driver (and I am a scared person). on the Road we got the to experience the real Tanzania: villages, people, Masai etc .. very interesting and worth seeing.

The first day we saw a lot of animals - elephants, giraffes, zebras and more.

During the safari you see animals w from two meters but it is not dangerous and our guide could even tell us when little elephant is mad by his ears.

NOW LISTEN CAREFULLY- It is very important to take a guide who understands and knows the area, first of all it will make you feel a lot more safe and secondly, when they tell each over the radios that there is something worth seeing, you need someone who can get there quickly so you do not miss out.

The first night there we were alone and at first I was scared a little, our guide was so charming and instead of sleeping in the "guiders place" he opened a tent near us so we feel safe.

On the second day we went to the Serengeti, on the way we passed through the Ngorongoro , we stopped at an amazing view point

we stayed on Serengeti 2 nights, when I got there I realized how lucky I was the night before that we were alone in the showers with hot water, now the fun was over :) I forgot to mention before the Safari guide and the cook set up the tent for us, put there two small single beds with mattresses and sheets. the Serengeti camp showers were horrible, but at the end it turned out to be a really good and funny experience

One night at 19 pm an elephant was visiting our camp looking for food in garbage cans. that was awesome to see. During the night you hear frightening voices of animals near the tent, it's very cool and authentic.

However, there is no danger, the animals are afraid of us more than we are scared of them. I think it necessary to sleep in tents in the camp for the experience

We have seen remarkable and unique things, if you've read this far there is a good chance you will go on the trip yourself so I will not detail much about the animals. Just say we have seen the best of nature (including the successful pursuit of a cheetah hunting a deer).

On the 4th day we went to Ngorongoro Crater to look for rhinos, The last night we thought we would spend at the same place the first night but the great " across Tanzania expeditions" staff made a surprise for us and brought us to a gorgeous hotel called "Eileen's Tree House", a magnificent place, full of green trees, outdoor pull, WIFI After a few days without communication, and more. The surprise was very nice and the powerful shower with hot stream was something you never forget after a four-day safari.

A few words about the our tour guide fazo:
- no question we asked about animals or about nature or culture that he could not answer (and we ask a lot of questions). He is very open and nice, is a guide for 25 years and should retire safari tours in a few years. No request unanswered, was excellent connection and interesting conversations, he knew English that couldn't shame a British/American by birth. When we returned to Arusha (before we took a bus Lushuto) he went with us to buy a local SIM card (highly recommended) and waited in line for two hours with us. The subsequent days after the safari he sent messages and inquired how we were doing. In short, take the trip now, just for him I would do this trip again. our friends did the same trip with him a year before and were very happy too. he's just exceptional person and guide.

His details:
f_mwanga@yahoo.com> Tel +255 (0) 784 321 866 and +255 (0) 762 900 300 and f. Mwanga@gmail.com.
The company full name is “ Across Tanzania Expeditions. Email address is “ info@acrosstanzaniaexpeditions.com or,asungahezron@gmail.com
Telephone numbers are - +255(0) 784600077 and +255(0)658600079

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rickwatson300_13295 01/26/2016

“Amazing Company and Good Safari...Asante Sana”

1 year ago

thank you arend safaris for the great time during our safari and mt meru hike. The company workers helped us in everything we required help (also finding out the whereabouts of my lost jacket and after 4 days of calling around,...

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12/08/2015
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9 Days
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Masai Mara,Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Manyara and Arusha

thank you arend safaris for the great time during our safari and mt meru hike. The company workers helped us in everything we required help (also finding out the whereabouts of my lost jacket and after 4 days of calling around, finally getting it back for me, this was very very helpful, for sure impossible on your own). The customer support in arusha, tom made us feel at home, our safari guide anthony (they call him montana) was chilled out and very experienced, the cook mendi definietely the best on the planet. The team on mt meru very great with mollel our guide who had patience for us and a lot of knowledge about the park nature. The cook, minister of food, did a great job too:). So pole pole, and hakuna matata, choose arend for your tour in tanzania, you won't regret it!

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spenglerjoyce_13249 01/25/2016

“Fantastic honeymoon experience thanks to Arend Safaris”

1 year ago

My fiancee and I had a great 8-day safari journey organized by Thomas and his team. They were very accommodating as we made our way through the process of selecting the perfect itinerary, offering honest and helpful insider advice...

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01/25/2016
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Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Arusha

My fiancee and I had a great 8-day safari journey organized by Thomas and his team. They were very accommodating as we made our way through the process of selecting the perfect itinerary, offering honest and helpful insider advice on what we should try to set out to see, especially given the seasonal changes in animals and their locales. The accommodations were perfectly selected for our needs and our luxury romantic package. Couldn't be happier with the service.

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denise.black196... 01/25/2016

“Breathtaking African Experience”

1 year ago

My husband and I just got back from an amazing safari vacation in Tanzania. We were in a unique circumstance because it was a last minute decision and we literally planned it in about a week. At first we did not think it would even...

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01/25/2016
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Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park

My husband and I just got back from an amazing safari vacation in Tanzania. We were in a unique circumstance because it was a last minute decision and we literally planned it in about a week. At first we did not think it would even be possible to pull off. We thought it would be too expensive, bad time of the year, everything is booked up, etc. After doing some research on TripAdvisor I decided to contact a few travel companies and explain our situation and see what they could do for us. Deciding who to choose was obviously an important aspect of this trip so I wanted to be able to communicate verbally, not through emails.

After talking to several agencies, I eventually talked to Thomas from The Arend Safaris. Although the other agencies were very pleasant, Thomas stood out from the rest. His friendliness and ability to accommodate our needs effortlessly made him stand out from the rest of the individuals I spoke with. I never had any issues contacting him and he was always available when a random question or idea would pop into my head about our pending trip. He was able to provide several different itineraries in a very short time frame. I cannot imagine planning this trip with anyone else and no even fathom doing it solely over email.

Once arriving in Arusha we were promptly met with our tour guide for our entire safari – Protas. For us we were so exhausted by the time we reached our accommodations each day we essentially just cleaned up, ate dinner, and went to bed. Where as we would spend most of our conscious time (7-10+ hrs) in a vehicle with our guide for 7 consecutive days. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that this aspect of your safari should be thoroughly researched so that you can choose a highly recommended safari guide. Unfortunately I am not a genius since I did not realize this until after the fact and did not research guides, however sometimes being lucky is better than being smart. And boy were we lucky. Our guide was phenomenal. Not only was he skilled in his profession, he , he also had a great personality. He made our safari fun/informative/relaxing. From joking around with us to telling us interesting tidbits about what we were watching to just being silent and not forcing conversations. His balanced personality allowed us to feel comfortable throughout the entire safari in what is inherently an exhausting endeavor. I cannot recommend him high enough and definitely suggest you to request The Arend Safaris.