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A TRULY LOCAL AND AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE

 

Enjoying a truly local Tanzanian experience is not about having choice accommodation options and safari vehicles, but about the quality of your guide. A knowledgeable, passionate local guide will take the time to explain every sighting, every landscape, every experience in detail so you get to experience life in the Tanzanian wilderness like a true local. That’s what you can expect with us here at Sassabi Expeditions. We live, work, and travel here, plus we make sure to hire passionate and highly experienced guides and drivers so you enjoy nothing but the best authentic safari experience.

Sassabi Expeditions is completely committed to providing you with the time of your life in the African bush. Our fleet of well-maintained 4x4 vehicles and our fully stocked supplies for camping safaris and climbing adventures are on hand to take you on an unforgettable journey that you will cherish for all time.

We offer flexible safari plans where you can combine visits to Tanzania’s top national parks with a number of other thrilling adventures, including Zanzibar beach experiences, amazing mountain hikes, and cultural tours to some of the world’s oldest living tribes.

 

Our Story

We established Sassabi Expeditions because we want to share the beauty of Tanzania with travellers from all over the world. The nature and wildlife of Tanzania is spectacular, and we want others to see what we have seen here in Tanzania. Our goal is to create memorable and authentic journeys for all our guests. Sassabi Expeditions is a family owned local company from Tanzania with a long history behind us. We treat our guests as part of our family and go out of the way to make our guests feel at home in Tanzania. By travelling with us, you automatically support our conservation initiatives as well.

 

 

WHY SASSABI EXPEDITIONS

Sassabi Expeditions is Tanzania’s leading safari tour operator that helps discerning travelers enjoy the best of Africa’s wilderness. We do this with the belief that every traveler deserves a unique, safe, impactful and memorable safari experience.

 

How We Do It

We do this by following the SMILE framework when designing our safari tours for our guests.

Safe: We work only with the most competent and experienced guides and ensure that proper evacuation plans in wildlife areas are always available so that you will always stay safe during your travels with us.

Memorable: We work closely with you to understand your preferences and provide tailor-made authentic itineraries, making sure you’ll have an unforgettable time.

Impactful: With the unmatched wildlife, mesmerizing landscapes and fascinating culture that Tanzania has to offer, you will be sure to leave with a lot more than what you first come in with.

Luxurious: We select the best vehicles and top accommodations for you to travel in style and comfort and provide delicious hot lunches to pamper your taste buds.

Enjoyable: Most importantly, we make sure you’ll have lots of fun! And so, whenever you look back on your time with Sassabi Expeditions, you will always find yourself smiling from the memories.

 

Our Impactful Journeys

We want to make a positive impact. A positive impact on you as our guest, but also to the places we will take you in Tanzania. We truly believe that traveling and going on vacation can be about so much more than just the trip itself. It can inspire people to do better, live better lives and bring about positive change to people around them and earth. You as our guest have a unique chance to make a lasting impact on Tanzania and every place you visit here.

At Sassabi Expeditions, we invest in people and in communities to improve livelihoods. We implement various initiatives to help improve the environment and conserve and protect wildlife. If we don’t, we may not have a place to show the world for generations to come.

We define our sustainability work according to 3 pillars; Social Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility and Wildlife Conservation. By focusing on these 3 pillars, we aim to leave more behind than what we found. So, whatever we consume on every trip must be replaced… And then some.

If you are interested to know more about our sustainability efforts or support some of them yourself, we would love to hear from you.

 

Our Team

In line with our commitment to providing a truly authentic experience, Sassabi Expeditions is comprised of only enthusiastic, cheerful, and knowledgeable professionals with ample years of tourism experience. Everyone from our guides and drivers to the porters and kitchen staff, to just about anyone working at Sassabi Expeditions is dedicated to making sure your trip is safe, memorable, impactful, and of course, enjoyable at all times. We invest heavily in our team and it has paid off by making us the go-to agency for unforgettable African adventures.

Our Vehicles

Our safari vehicles are customized to ensure your safari experience will be truly memorable.

Vehicle Specification



  • All vehicles are 8 seater but we recommend 6 persons per vehicle for extra space
  • 4 wheel drive
  • Lower seats for better viewing
  • With 6 persons, everyone will have a window seats
  • Comfort is considered
  • All vehicles are land cruisers
  • Length of 4950mm, width of 1980mm and a wheelbase of 2850mm
  • 5.7-Liter DOHC 32-Valve V8 with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence

Features

First aid kit
Power Adapter
Pop-up roof
Charger
Cooler box
Larger windows

Our Guides

Your safari guide can make the difference between a good safari and a great safari. It is for that reason that we ad Sassabi Expeditions only employ the best guides and drivers of the industry. They all speak fluent English and are experts in wildlife tracking, anmimals and bird life. All of them are highly educated with most of them coming from the highly recognized Mweka Wildlife College. They all have at least 10 years experience working as wildlife safari guide.

Some of our guides are born in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, the same lands that host the famous annual Great Wildebeest Migration so they know the area and ideal routes to take so you get the most of the action.

Leonard Sanget

Fred Mollel

Joseph Maica

Alphayo Leyan

Stephen Cederin