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About Jiwe AdventuresJiwe Adventure is a local Tanzanian owned tour operator specializing in adventure travel in Tanzania. Our tour company is based in Moshi with a long experienced team of experts in tourism industry, who are dedicated to arrange you a truly tranquil safari. Jiwe Adventure can arrange you a perfect and enjoyable safari of your choice, as from lodge safaris, camping safaris, walking safaris, trekking safaris as well as beach holidays, we are more than eager to arrange Honeymooners safaris. We at Jiwe Adventure have a vision of providing one stop travel and tour solutions to a responsible traveler who wants to have an unforgettable holiday. We provide services to all kinds of budget, camping safaris to luxury hotels, keeping in mind our client’s optimum satisfaction and greatest hospitality.
We did both the Kilimanjaro and safari tour with Jiwe adventures team and it was all more than excellent. Very friendly and service-focused crew, authentic (local), attention to detail (great lodges with some special arrangements for our honeymoon), and we had a lot of fun! They have positive and flexible/can-do mindset. I think price-quality wise also the best out there.
After checking a few companies Jiwe adventures was the one that gave us the best feeling because of the good communication forehand and good reviews. We chose a combination of two packages and that really suited our wishes. We did two nights of camping and two nights in a lodge.
We had a 5-day safari trip with Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Ngorongoro and Serengeti NP starting from Moshi and it was more than we ever wished for.
Our guide/driver Chris is the best and I would recommend him to everybody. He knows a lot about every national park and there differences as well as every animal and all the best spots to find them due to his experience and the great communication with other drivers. We completed the big 5 and saw so much more!
It was like a dream come true and we will definitely come back to Jiwe!
If you are looking for a company to guide you in achieving the incredible feat of climbing Kilimanjaro, look no further. Jiwe Adventures staff is most professional, kind, warm, and friendly. You will bond not only with the people in your group, but the staff as well, and possibly make some valuable, life-long friendships.
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The home-cooked meals were amazing, especially considering you are camping on a mountain, away from civilization. I always felt satisfied, well-nourished, and never hungry.
The tents are quite roomy and comfortable. The guides and porters are most accommodating, helping all along the way and every minute, be it with special requests or even a vote of confidence and moral support.
Jiwe Adventures makes you forget all the daily luxuries you are used to... They even make you forget home! That's how well taken care of you are.
I also did a safari with them and that was also a most incredible and memorable experience. My safari guide was most knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating.
All-in-all, I could not have asked or expected for more. I would say this was a perfect experience and memory that I will cherish my whole life.
Last week we went on a safari trip with Jiwe Adventures (4 nights/5 days) and it was better than we could ever dream.
When we arrived at the airport (Kilimanjaro) the driver was already waiting there for us. He took us to the hotel. Good hotel, nice people, nice food and fair prices. The next day our adventure started. During the safari we felt really comfortable and our guide was really good.
We did a private tour (just us as a couple and a guide) and were also surprised that we had our own chef (for lunch/dinner) with us! We slept in the very best lodges (amazing places, especially Sopa Lodge Ngorongoro) and at the campsite at Serengeti park. Campsite was scary but so much fun! A memory that will last forever.
During the safari we saw so many breathtaking situations. Words can't describe what we saw but believe me if I say that it was just perfect! Once more, a big shout out/thank you to Edgar and his team for everything. Kind regards, Curtis and Laura.
Jiwe adventures worked with us to design the program that best met our expectations. They patiently made changes along the way based on our feedback. Communications from them were timely, clear and relevant. Our calls/inquiries were answered promptly to our satisfaction. We took a 7 day safari through Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National park, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. We spent 4 days in Zanzibar after our safari. 11 days total.
The safari was outstanding. Our guide, Paul, is very knowledgeable. He knows where to go in every park. He has a sharp eye for finding not just big game but other wildlife as well. He also understands animal behavior, which made for a memorable trip seeing wildlife in action. Paul is friendly and accommodating. He made sure we were safe while getting the most out of our trip. Hotels we stayed in were fantastic. The Masai tribe visit was awesome. Jiwe adventures made our trip truly memorable. Everything went smoothly. We did not have any worries or issues throughout our trip. They are a first class organization. We will definitely use them again in the future.
We booked our Kilimanjaro and safari adventures with Jiwe adventures and we were very happy we did. Edgar did a great job setting up our itinerary. And from the moment we landed Jiwe adventures was there to assist us. The services of the hotel we stayed were great.
On Kilimanjaro, we had Peter, Goodluck and other assistant guides, these guys were amazing. Great pace for our group and fantastic knowledge of the entire mountain. Our entire group summited Kilimanjaro, despite a two guys having some altitude sickness issues. Peter and Goodluck helped carry their packs and set a pace that was comfortable for them. They were instrumental to our success. The porters, not enough can be said for these hard working guys. Amazing work by all.
The food on the mountain, I was surprised at the variety, was delicious. I brought snacks and protein bars but I only used a few bars on summit day. They feed us so well I never felt hungry. The other thing I loved about these guys is that they offered a portable toilet included in the price while other outfitters offer it for an extra cost. The portable toilet is so worth it. Overall it was an amazing adventure with memories for a lifetime.
After Kili we did a 3 day safari. Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. Each day was more amazing than the last one. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Jiwe Adventures has the staff and facilities to make for great adventures and I would recommend them to anytime.
As for price, they were very reasonable compared to others I know whove climbed.
Just finished the 7-days Machame route up the Kilimangaro with a Jiwe adventures team.
We had 2 great guides (Benjamin and Goodluck), a fine cook (Tarimo) and 11 friendly and helpful porters. It is, of course, hard to compare with other companies, but we were extremely pleased with JIWE. Here are some of the reasons:
- Booking: very good experience (with Edgar), fair price.
- Guides: Very experienced, helpful, friendly and responsible guides.
- Every evening after dinner, they measured our oxygen saturation and pulse and filled a questioner (e.g. about headaches, nausea etc.) to track our physical state. Altitude related sickness was one of our main reasons for concern, and it helped to calm us down knowing that we are under good care.
- Excellent quality of tents, mattresses and sleeping bags (which they provided)
- Overall good atmosphere and vibes. We enjoyed not only being at the summit, but also getting there.
Although it is possible to make the hike in 6-days (and I think this is what most people do), we definitely recommend taking the 7-days options: It makes the last days more relaxed and fun, and gives better opportunity for acclimatization.
In conclusion: We highly recommend Jiwe adventures for Mount Kilimanjaro climb.
Jiwe Adventures facilitated a fantastic climb to Uhuru Peak for 8 days using Lemosho Route. Thanks Edgar for being a prompt and great communicator. The gear list and ground arrangements were on point. Very special thanks to Peter and Edward - guides on our trip and the extraordinary team of porters, cook, etc. A truly 5 Star team who made a challenging trip so much more pleasurable. Their attention to detail and customer oriented attitude was extraordinary.
I was a little afraid booking anything by Internet but I had a perfect experience with Jiwe Adventures, I traveled all by myself but the team they have was a perfect company. Everyone enjoying everything and being happy beside giving interesting information and it was easy to appreciate that they knew what they were doing. Perfect organization considering meals, picking up in hotels and accommodation. I did the Machame Route, 7 days.
Jiwe Adventures is the best way to climb Kilimanjaro !!! Amazing team. I had a lot of fun and of course don't forget to finish your trip with a safari.
In summary, I really recommend doing any tour with this guys, they are awesome!!
Brilliant safari - more than exceeded our expectations. We managed to see the 'Big 5' within 2 days. The safari was well organised from the beginning with a comprehensive briefing. The 6 days were well organised and we were treated to specialized knowledge with a charismatic guide. The accommodation and food throughout the trip was excellent particularly within the Serengeti. Overall, we would highly recommend Jiwe Adventures to anyone who wants a safari experience of a life time!
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