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Itaka Safaris


We are a tour company specializing in personalized and private safaris. Our safaris are based on a responsible and sustainable tourism and we custom design itineraries that can include visits to most of Tanzania’s national parks. We also offer activities that will help you appreciate and experience social and cultural life. Our approach to travel has a strong social commitment, and our goal is […]

Dorobo Tours & Safaris

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  The “twang” of a Hadza bowstring in the evening light, elephants like ghost trains under a full moon, the tense silence caused by the guttural growls of a lioness protecting her cubs –these are the kinds of experiences that Dorobo has shared with visitors to Tanzania since the 1980’s. Then, as now, Dorobo has […]

Safari Legacy


In 1967, Chiman Patel embraced Africa as he pioneered access to great safari legends such as Tarangire National Park and the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park.  Safari Legacy, then Tanzania Photographic Safaris, was born. For the last four decades Safari Legacy and the Patel family have been creating extraordinary safaris in Africa and […]

Origins Safaris

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Fifty years of operating customized, private guided safaris, throughout east, the horn and central Africa for many of the world’s most discerning travel providers and their guests. Origins arranges safaris for people with a passion: for wildlife, cultural heritage, adventure and exploration. Encountering the remote tribes of the Omo Delta, observing rites of passage amongst […]

Friends of Serengeti Funding at Work

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EDUCATION = CONSERVATION Another important step was taken by our Serengeti Teacher Environmental Program (STEP). A program was just completed outside of the Serengeti in the Maasai village of Ololosokwan, just east of the Park. Our team of teachers and coordinators took twelve students and eight local teachers on a safari into the Serengeti National […]