Happy World Safaris

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Tour packages: 5 tours
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Main focus: Mid-range safaris
Established: 2012
Headquarters: Tanzania
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swahili

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Happy world safaris is a Tanzania privately owned tour company based in Arusha, Tanzania delivering bespoke programmes that allow the traveler to experience the awe of Africa. We are Tanzania Best Safari Outfitter with experience in preparing remarkable Safaris to all National Park and Game reserves. Delightful your vacation in Tanzania by meeting our staff and start planning your holiday today. Make the most on the superb wildlife viewing in top-class parks. The annual great migration where over 2.5 million wildebeest and zebra migrate from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Authentic African wilderness with unfenced parks, dirt roads and endless plains. Choose a wide range of budget, mid-range and luxury safari options. Best chimp tracking of Africa in Gombe- and Mahale Mountains National Park. Extend your safari holiday by climbing Africa’s highest mountain; Mount Kilimanjaro or Climb Mount Kilimanjaro and extend your holiday with a Safari.

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"Unbeliavable Safari"
By: pamet
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Visited: Apr. 2014 Reviewed: Feb. 05, 2018

I had a lifetime Tanzania safari experience organized by Happy World Safaris. It was a 5-Days joining group safari, camping in the Public Campsite and amazing game drive at Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and finish up at Lake Manyara. At the beginning of the Safari arrangement I thought 5 Days was not enough to visit all the Parks and it will involve a lot of time in transit but Joseph who was my contact person promised me that I will have more time for game drive than time in transit and that was it. The itinerary was good, well organized as we had enough time for game drive in all the Parks. We saw a lot of wildlife, the big five including 5 Leopard & 2 Rhino, and part of the Wildebeest migration which was still in the Central Serengeti heading to the west. We saw many wildlife for sure even which I didn't expect to see including rock hyrax, bat eared fox, black backed jackal, serval and African hunting dog knowing it was a rain season with tall grass. We were lucky that we didn't experience rainfall at all. Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Tarangire were real amazing Parks compare to Lake Manyara where we didn't see a lot. We also did Olduvai Gorge visit and hiking The vehicle used was in excellent condition, comfortable and with good game viewing accessories including binoculars, wildlife books & pop up roof. Tony our driver guide was too much, very knowledgeable in animals and birds, excellent driving skills, sharp eyes and he spotted a lot of animals even from the far distance. He real took good care of us, providing proper info and instructions. Our Cook Willy he was the best, he prepared enough food for us, delicious and tastefully from breakfast, lunch box and Dinner. The tents used for camping were fairly good not so big, of which I was comfortable as I was sleeping alone, other camping equipment provided were good and very clean. The Campsite stayed were Okay too with clean toilets & bathrooms and nice dinning place. I am planning to be back in Tanzania with my family, it's such a beautiful destination and I shall absolutely use Happy World Safaris. Joseph, Tony and Willy were the best. I was satisfied and I highly recommend Happy World Safaris

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Visited: Apr. 2014
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"Dream come true!"
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Visited: Feb. 2014 Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2020

The safari by happy world was truly a dream come true. Everything was perfect from the minute I arrived to Tanzania, to the minute I left. I always felt safe! Great people on the team! Thank you to Frank, Janga and Joseph!!!

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Visited: Feb. 2014
Reviewed: Jun. 27, 2014

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"Trip of a lifetime!"
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Visited: May. 2014 Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2016

This was truly the most incredible travel experience we've ever had. From landing in Kilimanjaro, everything was taken care of for us. Our trip included safaris at Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater, then a week-long stay at Kinasi Lodge on Mafia Island. We would absolutely recommend Happy World Safari to anyone considering an African holiday. We hope to go again some day!!

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Visited: May. 2014
Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2014

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"Absolutely fantastic experience"
By: chssvl
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Visited: Sep. 2014 Reviewed: Feb. 04, 2018

After being married for three years and not having had a proper honeymoon, my wife and I finally decided to go on a safari. After receiving several quotes from different operators as well as recommendations on different forums and such we finally decided to go with Happy World Safaris for our 4 day Safari. We were really happy with the service they provided. Joseph, the owner, was very helpful throughout the whole planning and booking process, replying quickly to any questions that we sent him through e-mail (I think we probably sent him something like 50 e-mail messages). Making the payment was a bit problematic thanks to our bank who took three weeks to tell us that they required additional information to carry out the transfer. However, throughout all this problem Joseph was very helpful and patient. Now, the safari was absolutely fantastic and we were really pleased with all the arrangements that go all the way from picking you up from the airport, helping you with any shopping you may want to do in Arusha before heading off, the safari and then dropping you off at the airport again at the end of your trip. The lodges were great (Tarangire Safari Lodge, Kirurumu Manyara lodge and Ngorongoro Farm House) with great accommodation and food. The packed lunches were also quite nice. We had a well kept Toyota Land Cruiser for just the two of us so we had plenty of room to move around and get the best view of the animals. It is equipped with UK-style electrical plugs and such so you need not worry about not having power at the lodges to charge cameras and phones. HWS also provided plenty of bottled water with the 4X4. Here we have to give a special mention to our driver, Noel. Not only was he a very nice, helpful and kind guy but he was also very knowledgeable and a skilled driver. Most impressive was that he had some kind of superhuman vision that still baffles us to this day. He would sometimes stop, squint for a few second and then say "there's XYZ animal over there" and then it would take us some time with binoculars and everything just to find it. So, overall we highly recommend them for any safaris you may be planning. Great value and great service.

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Visited: Sep. 2014
Reviewed: Oct. 02, 2014

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"Great experience with Happy World"
By: dxyzm
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Visited: Oct. 2014 Reviewed: Jun. 22, 2018

I went on a quick two day safari with Happy World to Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara NP. Everything was great. My schedule kept changing, and Happy World was very accommodating. The actual safari was terrific. Kelvin and Joseph were great guides, and we saw absolutely everything. The accommodations and food were much nicer than I anticipated. The land cruiser was also very comfortable. I'd certainly go with Happy World again.

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By: dxyzm
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Visited: Oct. 2014
Reviewed: Oct. 13, 2014

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"Great safari with Happy World Safaris"
By: Walter
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Visited: Jan. 2015 Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2018

I booked a 10-day safari with Happy World Safari in January 2015 for two persons and just to summarize: it was absolutely fantastic. My wish was to have a combination of game drive and cultural program, we wanted to arrive by bus In Arusha coming from Mwanza and the last day should end in Moshi. I contacted about 10 different tour operators for this. Joseph, the owner of HWS, not only offered a very competitive price but convinced me from the very beginning with prompt responses and detailed information. And I really had a lot of questions and change requests. The communication with Joseph was perfect from the very beginning till the end. He even helped me organizing our subsequent travel when we faced some problems. We finally arrived by bus with a delay of 2 hours and Joseph and Tony, our future driver-guide, welcomed us in the chaotic Arusha bus station and brought us to the hotel. Our itinarary was Mulala Village (Mount Meru) - Tarangire NP - Lake Manyara - Lake Eyasi (with visits of Hadzabe and Datoga) - Ndutu Area - Serengeti - Ngorongoro (with visit of Massai) and Tony proved to be an an excellent and knowledgeable guide. The game drives were outstanding and the cultural visits absolutely impressive, above all the Hadzabe. The safari we made with a Toyota land cruiser which offered charging possibilities for our electronic devices and there was free water all the day. So, overall, I can highly recommend Happy World Safaris for any any safari in Northern Tanzania.

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By: Walter
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"Up to my expectations - and they were big!"
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Visited: Feb. 2015 Reviewed: Dec. 16, 2016

We enjoyed this safari a lot. I can only say good things about the company. The day before leaving, I was quite nervous because it's not a huge operator like the big ones, but everything was perfect. I did precisely the tour I wanted, not a standard-one, and Joseph went a long way to fulfill my expectations, with so many messages exchanged between us. We went to Serengeti and Ngorongoro, and we saw everything we dreamt about. So, just go!

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"Highly recommended"
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Visited: Feb. 2015 Reviewed: Feb. 26, 2018

Myself and two other friends went on safari with Happy World this Feb/March. We had an absolutely brilliant time. We did the 5 day itinerary (Lake Manyara/Tarangire/Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti) which I would highly recommend. Happy World were great all the way, I can't fault their service, employees, or ethos. At the end, the young chairman of the company (Joseph Mkoni) even met us for a feedback session, they really do seem to care about quality of service etc. We had a great driver (Tony), with a very keen eye for game as was mentioned above, and a chef (Willy) who cooked us (lots) of tasty food every day/night. Overall, I would have no hesitation in recommending them.

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"Great 7-day safari"
By: Lio
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Visited: Aug. 2015 Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2018

We had a great seven days safari with Happy World Safaris: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. The owner, Joseph, has been extremely useful for the preparation of our trip, with very good advice and very fast answers to all our questions. Our driver / guide Samwel was extremely good: fluent both in English and in French, knowing all the great places where to see animals and able to spot them from very far; very well connected to all guides around to be aware of all big cats around, and finally very good & safe driver! Our cook Willy was also very good and efficient. So overall would highly recommend Happy World Safaris!

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By: Lio
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Visited: Aug. 2015
Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2015

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"Happy World Safaris made our Africa trip unforgettable"
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Visited: Sep. 2015 Reviewed: Dec. 15, 2017

Our five day safari experience was much more than we could ever ask for. Preparing for the holiday was almost too easy, with the owner Joseph telling us everything we needed to know and more. We had a lot of contact, which made us feel us feel realy comfortable. The safari itself was perfect as well. We travelled by jeep and spent the nights on the local campings. Camping might sound a bit primitive, but to us it really contributed to the entire experience. There is something really special about sleeping in the middle of the Serengeti, underneath so many stars. The animals actually walking around your tent!! We flew by hot air balloon over the Serengeti during sunrise, which is something Happy World Safaris can arrange for you as well. This might have been the most beautiful thing we have ever done (or maybe even will do). Something really worth the the extra money. Joseph, and driver Tony, took us across Tarangire, Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, which is perfect for only five days of Safari. With impeccable animal spotting skills, we were able to spot the big five in no time (which is quite hard during daytime). Before I forget, I should note that we were accompanied by a personal cook who took care of our breakfasts, lunches and dinners. I can honestly say that we have rarely eaten so well abroad. Summarizing our trip with Happy World Safaris, I can say that the tour operator that you travel with is really important for the overall experience, because you spend a lot of time with each other. Joseph and his collegeaus did their outmost to make our stay memorable. Combining this with the most beautiful surroundings and atmosphere that we have experienced so far, Tanzania with Happy World Safaris was an absolute must do holiday. Joseph taught us to smile at nature, for it will smile back and show you amazing things. It is something that was not only very true, but also something we will remember when telling our friends and family about the amazing things that Tanzania has to offer. Thanks again for an amazing experience! Greetings from Kelly & Diederick

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