Testimonials

Testimonials

Having specialised in travel to Africa since 1983, we are extremely proud and fortunate to have built up a wonderful customer base of repeat travellers, who also recommend our services to their friends, family and colleagues, or even fellow travellers they meet on safari. Our aim is for every holiday we arrange to be perfect for the people who undertake them. Listed below are some of the comments we have received from our customers. Please also visit the AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) feedback site to see reviews on our services and our clients’ experiences.

Hi Michele. Just a quick note to say that we had a wonderful holiday, way ahead of our expectations, and constantly said to each other how grateful we were to you for taking so much trouble over it all. Many many thanks.

Duncan and Christine travelled with friends to Kenya and Zanzibar

September 2011

Hi Mary, just to let you know we had a great time in the Maasai Mara. You were correct – no need to worry – everything went to plan and the camp and guides were terrific. Roy is working through over 2000 photos. The wildlife was very plentiful and managed to pose almost to order. All in all an experience we wont forget. Thank you for all your help and advice.

Roy and Marion travelled on safari for the first time to Kenya’s Masai Mara

September 2011

Mary, I have just returned from my trip to Namibia. I had a wonderful time. I thoroughly enjoyed the Diverse Namibia trip with Wilderness Safaris. The guide, Regan, did a fantastic job and I want to send the Wilderness management in Namibia an email to let them know how good a job he did. The hike was amazing. I had wanted to do an activity which I thought would be challenging but rewarding and it was exactly what I had hoped for (and more). I do not normally go camping and I am only really a “post-prandial” walker so I confess that I was anxious about it at the start and, for the first 24 hours, I did wonder why I had agreed to do it! However, as each day went past, the more I enjoyed it and the day when we climbed the Gorassis mountain will live long in the memory. It was an arduous climb and the descent was treacherous but we arrived at camp that evening to find the porter, chef, hot showers and a bed roll! The gin and tonic which I had was almost certainly the best I have ever had! In short, I would highly recommend the hike. It was one of the highlights of the trip.

Charles travelled to Namibia, combining a small group safari with a private walking trail

September 2011

We had the most amazing time in Rwanda and Kenya. We were pleasantly surprised visiting Rwanda, as we just did not know what to expect – such a beautiful country and it is very interesting to see how they are rebuilding their towns and roads, but also how hard they work to improve their reputation. A country we would certainly recommend visiting, even more so to experience the best time of our lives by meeting and observing the gorillas. Absolutely stunning! Our time in Kicheche Camp was better then we ever had hoped for: the staff, the location, the view, the wildlife, the wonderful tent, the food, a very informative & fun guide – it all contributed towards the excellent safari experience. We felt we lived in some sort of ‘bubble’: an experience which is difficult to describe at home – that’s how good it was. Michele, your enthusiasm and knowledge made us choose Safari Consultants. We wish we could plan these trips a lot more often!! We appreciate all your help and quick responses at all times. Thank you! Hope to speak to you again.

Gareth and Floor travelled on honeymoon to Rwanda and Kenya

August 2011

Oh Bill, what an unbelievable trip. We have seen so much and then there was even more! When someone asked Monica for her take on the highlight of the trip; she answered that everyday offered up it’s own highlight. I could not agree more. We thanked you every day of our surreal journey. Will be contacting you for our return visit to Africa.

Christine and Monica travelled to Kenya and Zanzibar

July/ August 2011

Everything was just as we had wished for – a BIG ‘thank you’. Michele – It was lovely dealing with you. We had a ‘dream’ holiday. The gorillas where amazing. Everything you organised was very well delivered. We hope we can use you again when the time arrives. Excellent all round!! Thank you again.

Mark and Brenda travelled to see mountain gorillas in Rwanda before relaxing on Zanzibar

August 2011

Dear Rob, I know you have already heard from other family members that we had a truly memorable holiday. Everyone was well, happy and delighted throughout. We constantly commented on how everything felt “just right”, each place we stayed fitted our needs perfectly and we loved the contrasting styles. The amount of travelling was easily manageable and in fact we were glad of longish road journeys in order to catch a glimpse of the real world beyond the luxuries that we enjoyed. With best wishes and very many thanks for the great care you took to arrange everything so well for our group spanning 7 decades!

Carol travelled with her extended family through South Africa and into Botswana’s Tuli Block

July 2011

Hi Rob, Just wanted to tell you how wonderful the Safari was!!! Paul Oliver was just the BEST. Alex was good too. You were right about needing the Fleece. Wore it alot. Thanks for arranging such an amazing experience.

Carole travelled to northern Tanzania with her family

August 2011

We have had one of our best holidays ever. The scenery was beautiful, and the fantastic camps were a pleasure to be in. The meals were all very good, a lovely variety and well presented. Better than in some hotels and restaurants we have been to. Then the excitement of the game drives. We have been so lucky to have seen so much diverse wildlife. The bird life has also been great and we have seen quite a few that we hadn’t seen before, the Crowned Cranes, Carmine bee-eaters, Ground Hornbills, Lappet Faced Vultures. The leopard sightings were very good, seeing nine in our ten day holiday. Then seeing a Aardvark two nights running was incredible. Wow! One of the very best holidays.

Chris and Barbara travelled to Zambia’s South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi

July 2011

Hi Mary, hope this email finds you well. I just wanted to touch base with you re my holiday in Zambia. I cannot fault it, Tafika and Old Mondoro were both excellent and I had a wonderful time there. John, Carol and Bryan from Tafika in particular are simply wonderful people and I enjoyed their company immensely. Also Michaela from Old Mondoro I really clicked with and we had a good giggle over many things. I was very sad to leave. Thank you for arranging!

Susan travelled to Zambia’s Luangwa Valley and Lower Zambezi

August 2011