Bramwel Safaris

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Trip of a lifetime!

Written on: February 17, 2015   |   I visited in February 2015 We came across this group through Google as well as TripAdvisor for its ratings and reviews. When I travel, I rely heavily on word of mouth, Google search, trip advisor, travel sites (Lonely Planet, Conde Nast, Fodor's, etc).
Climbing Kilimanjaro has been on my bucket list for the last 4 years. So, it was important to me that I have a travel crew who is accommodating and flexible and professional. Bramwel Safari is just that. William helped us create a personalized itinerary with all the things we wanted to accomplish. First of all, we were interested in climbing the Lemosho route for Kilimanjaro. Secondly, I was amazed that we could get a personalized trip for such a reasonable price. William answered all of our questions leading up to the trip itself. We took care of our international flights to and from Tanzania while he handled all other transfers for us. In addition, we were interested in doing a safari after our climb and he was able to set us up with a detailed safari itinerary in the time we planned. Lastly, after the safari, we wanted some R&R in Zanzibar. And he easily arranged this for us as well.

Now, this is all pre-trip. When it came time for the actual trip itself... Weather would prove difficult and we had a full day delay in Amsterdam. Yet, we kept William updated with our updated travel plans and he accommodated the changes to the start of our climb with ease. His professional demeanor is top notch. I can't say enough about him or his team at Bramwel Safaris. Originally, we were planning on doing an 8 day Lemosho route climb, however, given the travel delay... And our lost bags for another day... We quickly discussed options and his team took us on a waterfall hike (Materuni waterfall -- highly recommended) which was stunning to help pass the time while waiting for our bags. Finally our bags arrived and we were ready to start our climb. We met with our climbing team (Mussa-guide, Abu-assist guide and porters) and after they deemed us "fit" we decided on a 6 day Lemosho climb with overnight stay in the Crater. It was incredible. Every step of the way, Mussa and Abu made sure we were feeling well.

After our climb, William stayed in contact with us in starting our safari. We opted for a 3 day safari and we couldn't be happier. Our driver Elly is incredibly knowledgeable and led us to all the sights for the animals. We located the Big 5 and then some!

Our Zanzibar flights were arranged by William and he took care of all the details. Basically, we're getting a car to discover the island as well as snorkeling and doing a tour.
Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the flexibility, personalization, and professional demeanor of Bramwel Safaris. Because of this outstanding company, we had an incredible trip that went above and beyond our expectations. Thank you a million times over!!
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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Mar 2015.
Me and my girlfriend had a safari tour for 3 days with Bramwel Safari. I searched a lot through internet and we made a decision to have this experience with Bramwel. From the first moment that our great guide Fred met us at airport till the last goodbye, we always realized that how correct decision we made by choosing Bramwel. Just contact them and leave the rest, ... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Mar 2015.
My friends and I recently visited Tanzania for work and decided to do a safari in the area. We were staying in Dar-Es-Salam. We did our research and given the time constraints, we decided to enjoy the Ngorongoro Crater. We made our own flight arrangements from Dar to Arusha. The rest was taken care of Bramwel. William is very responsive and on time with every addit... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Mar 2015.
We spent 13 wonderful days wandering at our own pace through multiple parks under the care and guidance of a fabulous guide.

We saw LOTS of animals, including the 'big five' and had the privilege of watching numerous lions, leopards wild dogs, hippos, elephants, monkeys, giraffes, massive herds of wildebeest and zebras... the list goes on and on.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Dec 2014.
I went with my large family on a 2 week trip in Tanzania where Bramwel Safari took care of organising it with internal flight accommodations and driving

The trip has been perfect, despite its complexity. We had no bad surprises of any sort, no delays or long waiting, no missed flights, no disappointments with the accommodations, no unexpected extra costs and es... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2014.
I have travelled all over the world and seen most of the world wonders. If you live your life outside the box and without regrets. You must do the Kilimanjaro climb once in your life as well as the famous African safaris!!! That being said, as somebody who booked everything on site, I can assure you that BRAMWEL SAFARIS is the only company that will go above and be... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jan 2012.
From the moment we met William at Arusha, our safari in Tanzania was an event never to forget. His staff took us on a tour of national parks and the amazing Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Our tent safari was highlighted by excellent food, amazing scenery, and fantastic close-ups with a variety of animals from elephants to lions, and leopards to hippos.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Dec 2012.
My wife and I started planning our honeymoon a while ago and were lucky enough to find Bramwel Safaris. This Arusha based company run by two Tanzanians was an absolute gem from beginning to end. The owners Freddy and William offered great advice and flexibility while planning our route. Communication and Advice A++!!!

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Nov 2014.
We had a 6 days fantastic trip with Bramwel. We had a great professional guide that took us all the way to Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire. The abundance of wildlife was incredible and we viewed all kinds of species of animals and plants.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2014.
We had booked our six day safari with Bramwel safaris about a year in advance and they took care of everything for us. William was always there to help us plan out our safari because our dates were not flexible, reaching Bramwel by email or telephone is very simple and the staff are really helpful.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: May 2014.
My wife and I used Bramwel for a week-long safari in Tanzania in May 2014 and could not have been happier with the booking process and the experience.

We asked 8 or 9 different companies for estimates and were pretty wary after a friend had a bad experience with another company who unexpectedly switched him to downgraded hotels once he had arrived. So communica... read more

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