Outstanding experience in the wilderness of Tanzania
Written on: April 13, 2015
I visited in December 2014
This was our first trip to the heart of Africa even though we are Egyptians living in the same continent! We picked Tanzania because of its beautiful scenery and amazing array of wildlife. I began to make some inquiries through the internet and Mr Peniel, the owner of Lights on Africa Destination, quickly responded to me. He gave me all the necessary details and swiftly changed the itinerary to fit our schedule. I was amazed to find out he was a Tanzanian gentleman, originally a Masai, so no one can really compete with him in his deep love for his country or his hands on knowledge of it.
The four wheel drive he got for us was excellent and all the accomodations were very comfortable, clean and luxurious. Our wildlife guide, Mr Huruma,was superbly experienced, charming and geniunely kind hearted. His former work as a warden in the Serengeti Park provided him with such depth of knowledge and love for nature. He provided us not only with the identification of species (which is difficult in itself), but also with interpretation of their behaviour.
My husband, my son and I have enjoyed this trip like no other we had in our life. We are looking forward to go back to Tanzania in August to witness with Mr Peniel and Mr Huruma the saga of wildebeest while crossing the river in the dry season. We also want to come back for Zanzibar and the southern national parks. In short, Lights on Africa Destination made us want to come back again and again!
I and my sisters did a 2-day safari to Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater with Lights on Africa. We saw a lots of big Elephants in Tarangire and were very lucky that the two lions came very close to our vehicle. Ngorongoro was amazing. We saw 6 lions with a cub and the rhino for about 20 meters. It was our first time to safari and we had a very fabulous ...