We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shadows of Africa

Features Animals
Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Book In Advance
Tours from Shadows of Africa tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
All photos (1,040)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guide dickson”(9 reviews)
“guide alex”(9 reviews)
“lake manyara”(59 reviews)
Shadows of Africa specializes in private safaris tailored to your every need. Whether you’re aspiring to get back to nature with a budget-friendly camping and trekking safari or you’re looking to spend your time in Africa in the lap of luxury, we’re...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kisongo, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 777 962 403
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Shadows of Africa
from $148.50
More Info
from $177.00
More Info
from $356.00
More Info
Reviews (464)
Filter reviews
413 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guide dickson guide alex lake manyara day safari gorilla trekking amazing safari lodging facilities recommend booking kogatende airstrip above expectations an amazing experience central serengeti maasai mara positive attitude tented camp spot animals planning process
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 413 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

A truly fantastic trip, planned with help of Inge, the sales of Shadows. We've spent FANTASTIC 9 days trip (1 day on Shira Plateau, 7 days of Safari - Tarangire, Ndutu, Serengeti, Ngorongoro; and then day with Nomads). While we've been on Safari's earlier, this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank The_Protagonist
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have to thank Shadows of Africa for taking such good care of me and my family during the time we visit this amazing country that is Tanzania, especially our incredible guide, Edwin Diah, who was not only extremely experienced in the field but was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank afnepomuceno
Reviewed 6 days ago

Shadows of Africa provided excellent service for a competitive price, and I would highly recommend them to anyone. Our group of 9 travelers (each in our 20s) did a 2-day game drive through Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater and had a phenomenal experience. At...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We can’t say enough nice things about Shadows of Africa, Jake, Stacy, and especially our fantastic driver-guide, Fredy. Over several months, Jake and Stacy helped us plan the most fantastic 21-day safari imaginable. Their great suggestions and patience resulted in the best trip we have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JnJSacramento
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shadows of Africa was recommended by a friend who had booked with them a few years ago. We had a great trip! They are absolutely reliable and trustworthy and their website is very good and informative.You can put together your own personal and personalized safari...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eclam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide and driver Paul was knowledgable, friendly, enthusiastic. He seemed to know everyone in Rwanda and always went the extra mile to ensure we got the most out of the trip. We toured the west of Rwanda and went over to Uganda to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Johncobham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We worked with Jake for several months to fine tune a beautiful tour of the sites we wanted to include for this once in a lifetime photography safari. His knowledge and resources were evident by the questions and suggestions he provided. We had the services...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rustie58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been co-operating with Shadows of Africa team for 3 times in the last 2 months. All I have to say about the last three trips is that no matter with who I was driving, the guys and organisation was perfect. It can't get better....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank trips4photos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of nine was absolutely blown away by our safari experience with Shadows of Africa! We did the 2-day tour that included a game drive through Tarangire National Park, an overnight stay in Karatu and a game drive through the Ngorongoro Crater. Our drivers,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kennedy_ek
cwbush83, Public Relations Manager at Shadows of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving such a glowing review of your experience with us. We’re always striving to improve the experience our customers have, so your feedback is invaluable as we continue to grow as a brand. We hope we’ll be seeing you again sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced a great 9 days adventure in Rwanda and Tanzania which was very well orginazied by Inge of Shadows of Africa. Hotels, lodges, food were just perfect. A special thanks to Moody our driver & guide in Tanzania for his kindness and assistance. François...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank faridehw1
cwbush83, Public Relations Manager at Shadows of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! We’re so glad to read that your time with us was unforgettable for all of the right reasons, and hope that we’ll see you again when an African adventure is on the cards...More

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 54 nearby hotels
Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
152 reviews
29.91 miles away
Highview Hotel
277 reviews
32.44 miles away
Green Hills Lodge
5 reviews
33.50 miles away
Crater Rim View
51 reviews
35.84 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 147 nearby restaurants
Cafe Kabisa
45 reviews
27.55 miles away
Lilac Cafe
56 reviews
32.22 miles away
Mambo Cafe Ngorongoro
13 reviews
36.44 miles away
Happy Days
12 reviews
32.63 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 901 nearby attractions
Engare sero waterfall
32 reviews
.00 miles away
Africa Vast Wildlife
8 reviews
.00 miles away
Great View Adventure
13 reviews
.00 miles away
Allure African Safaris
17 reviews
.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 25, 2016|
Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hi Please contact me via email and I will be happy to answer all your questions. Pricing depends on a number of factors. The number of travelers, time of year, length of trip, time of year, etc. Please click on our... More
Kathy C
February 27, 2015|
Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hello again. Please see previous answers to your question and feel free to check out our website and contact us directly via email Jake Your safari specialist
Kathy C
February 27, 2015|
Response from Jake M | Property representative |
Hello, My name is Jake from Shadows of Africa. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is closer to the Kilimanjaro airport, but we usually combine both the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti into our safaris so you can see... More