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Serengeti Lodge Safari + Zanzibar Island TLZ

Visiting: Tanzania
Trip Duration 12 Days

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Serengeti Lodge Safari + Zanzibar IslandScores 9.2 out of 10 based on 5 reviews
(9 out of 10)


Isaac and his team from Simba Safaris were excellent, they were knowledgeable, and went out of their way to make our trip memorable . They also coped with a difficult client in the group in a very professional and patient way.
Confirmed traveller: 13 October 2016
Published on: 23 October 2016
(9 out of 10)


Farningham Kent
A great holiday and good accommodation especially in the safari parks. The Serengeti was the best park with the greatest number of animals on show. However the best view points were from the Crater. The game parks were quite cool and cold at night at the time of our visit in June and July.
Confirmed traveller: 07 July 2016
Published on: 31 July 2016
(9 out of 10)


A true trip of a lifetime and one as a single female has really helped to shape future holidays for me.
The safari itself was outstanding; to see at close hand so many wonderful animals in their natural habitat was a delight.
The various lodges we stayed in were wonderful - especially the staff, and the fabulous food they prepared for us each day. I've never tasted so many good soups!
I actually feared staying in the tented lodges on my own, but found to my amazement that these were the best places to stay, and I learned very quickly to enjoy the sounds of the animals nearby each night. I felt totally safe and that gave me the comfort I needed.
I was also shocked how little water 20 litres is for a shower: I'll think long and hard in future when taking a long one how precious water is.
Our tour guides, Isaac and Banu were outstanding; clearly their desire was to give us a holiday that we could dream about for years. Their knowledge of the area, the animals, the roads (which is really important as they can be hairy in parts) was exemplary. They were really good company and we thank them dearly for giving us a wonderful holiday.
The only thing I'd personally change is the first two nights in Zanzibar - it's a long drive after the flight, and you can have something equally as good nearer the airport. I wasn't that impressed with the hotel either but the views were outstanding.
Confirmed traveller: 06 July 2016
Published on: 15 July 2016
(9 out of 10)


Explore itineraties are well thought, they use local guides and they make us stay in quaint hotels. That makes for unforgettable local experience.
Confirmed traveller: 05 August 2015
Published on: 01 October 2015
(10 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

Two cheetahs quietly watching a herd of gazelles blunder towards them. Surely time to attack? Not according to the cheetahs and they should know. We wait - suddenly one of them is off, the chosen victim quickly brought down, its neck clamped between white teeth and brought to within 5 metres of our minibus. The second cheetah looks on and learns - his turn next time. With chilling efficiency the carcass is dismantled and consumed, a blood-stained face occasionally raised for another round of clicks. Somehow, our lunch of hard boiled eggs pale into insignificance. Mwalla was outstanding in three specific ways. His knowledge of the animals and birds was outstanding and the briefest glance was enough to identify a White rumped helmet shrike inter alia. Secondly, he knew where things were happening, partly from phone calls and words from other drivers but also his unerring sense of the spaces and how animals behave in them. Third, a mature and wise man, equal to any request or difficulty and totally in control of his immaculately kept vehicle.
Confirmed traveller: 04 March 2014
Published on: 08 March 2016