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About Black Willow Safaris

Black Willow Safaris is one of the pioneers in travel in the region. We have highly qualified dedicated professionals and experts in the travel business that will cater to all needs and demands of various market segments, we are equipped with multi-lingual staff providing a holistic package ....more

Reasons to tour with Black Willow Safaris

Customer Care - Putting the needs of clients first and striving to continuously provide an outstanding level of service.

Commitment to Excellence - Continuously seeking for higher levels of performance.

Reliability- Being a dependable and trustworthy business partner, committed to offering industry-leading products and services.

Integrity - Building productive, longstanding relationships by being truthful and promoting open communication.

Flexibility

Affordable

World Travel Awards

Tanzania was voted Africa's leading destination in the 2021 World Travel Awards (WTA).

World Travel Awards is the travel industry's most prestigious awards programme, rewarding leaders in the tourism, airline, hotel and hospitality sectors.

What We Offer

Black Willow Safaris is the tour operator which is able to convert the impossible to possible for the best interest of its guests.
Once you try our services, we are sure that you will never forget the experience of traveling with us and we are certain that you will become one ....more

Awards

Tanzania was voted Africa's leading destination in the 2021 World Travel Awards (WTA).

World Travel Awards is the travel industry's most prestigious awards programme, rewarding leaders in the tourism, airline, hotel and hospitality sectors.

Accreditations and Associations

Yes

Our Story

Black Willow Safaris is one of the pioneers in travel in the region. We have highly qualified dedicated professionals and experts in the travel business that will cater to all needs and demands of various market segments, we are equipped with multi-lingual staff providing a holistic package ....more

Sustainability

The beauty and authenticity of a country are part of an unforgettable vacation. We know better than anyone what the effect of traveling can be on the people and nature of our destination.
When compiling our trips we take people, environment, nature and culture into account, so that the holidays ....more

Health Policy for COVID-19

We follow all the guidelines of COVID.separate mask is provided for the driver guide client and the sensitizer bottle is available 24 hrs


Black Willow Safaris Reviews

Toufik

Zanzibar Vaccation

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27-May-2022

Bidan was the best during my vacation in Zanzibar. He arranged the Safari PERFECT for us. During Safari we had contact with him, he wanted everything to go well. Bidan thinks with everything and takes his job very seriously! He wants you to have a great and unforgettable holiday and come back to Zanzibar soon. I recommend Bidan for all activities!!

Kaoutar Bo

Safari and Zanzibar Trip

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27-May-2022

Black Willow Safaris arranged a great safari for us including transfer and stay in the park. The food on the way to the park and in the park was also arranged. Contact was super super super good. They listen to your wishes. I recommend Willow Safaris. You can also go for other activities.

Gabriela Peach

Peach Family Vacation

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19-Aug-2022

Our experience with Bidan was absolutely amazing. He picked us up in the Nairobi airport and we started our trip from there. Then, we went to Tanzania (Serengeti, Ngorongoro) and flew to Zanzibar. He was with us the whole time and made sure we were always comfortable and happy. I highly recommend his services. Plus: he takes the best pictures with his camera.

James Downie

Zanzibar Vaccation

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26-Apr-2022

Bidan was an excellent host. It was great to have such a reliable guide who treated us as a group exceptionally. We got to interact with the Tanzanian locals while touring the fantastic elements of the island. I could not recommend this tour guide more ????

EDSON GEOFREY

Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari

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23-Aug-2022

We are a family of 3 people and were very happy to experiment a 3days safari with our wonderful guide Bidan Everything was perfectly planned and organised. We stayed in comfortable lodgings and had great food. Everything was included in the package (entry-fees of the national parks, accommodation, food and water). The communication with Bidan was simple and fluent before and during our stay in Tanzania. As soon as we met we felt like family members and Bidan our guide did all he could to make us feel great, to please us and show us the most beautiful things (animals, landscapes, waterfalls etc.) Even though it was the rainy season in April, we managed to see lions, girafs, impalas, elephants and many more. Concerning the payment of the safari the good thing was that we could pay on arrival, so absolutely safe and without surprises. In conclusion, these 3 days with Bidan were rell the trip. We start from Dar Es Salam to go to Mikumi National Park. We traveled in a confortable 4×4, the perfect way to enjoy the road and to see all te were very lucky to see a lot of animals (lions, éléphants, buffalo, hippopotamus, girafes, baboons, impalas, etc). We also visited an authentic Masaï Village near Mikumi. The last day we went to Udzungwa to see the highest waterfall in National parks. After the trip our guide (Bidan) brings us back to the harbor to go to Zanzibar but you can choose where you want to go after the safari. The guide (Bidan) was always very kind and professional, we ate together every day and we spend good time with him. He did his best to see animals we wanted to see like lions. And he also help us to speak with the local people and to book our boat trip to Zanzibar. Conclusion: we recommend you BLACKWILLOW SAFARIS if you want to have a great safari tour in Tanzania and meet nice people.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

Just You is exclusively for solo travelers, every tour includes a twin or double room of your own, with no single supplement.

Can I join the tour once it has departed?

Yes you can join with different arrangement

Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

All the people in your group will be solo travelers and will share your passion for travel. There’s usually a good mix of ages, so you’ll meet a variety of solo travelers who have more, or in some cases less, life experience. We find the overall mix of people really adds to the whole experience and there are certainly plenty of laughs along the way

Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

Yes we do give back to the society

Will I eat alone?

We find there’s always a social element to dining, so you’ll never eat alone, unless you want to! Every holiday includes a welcome get-together, all breakfasts and many other meals. When a meal is not included we find travellers meet and dine together.

How long has the tour company been trading?

We have been operating for more than 5 year with Solo,Sharing , Family and Bid Group on Budge, Mid Range and Luxury Budget

What policies are in place for Covid-19?

We follow the World Travel and Tourism Councils (WTTC) Safe Travels policy which recognize businesses and destinations worldwide that we have adopted a new set of global protocols to support the return of 'Safe Travel' around the world. The 'Safe Travels' stamp provides you, with assurance and peace of mind that we have implemented enhanced health and hygiene protocols on all holidays.

Will I eat alone?

We find there’s always a social element to dining, so you’ll never eat alone, unless you want to! Every holiday includes a welcome get-together, all breakfasts and many other meals. When a meal is not included we find travellers meet and dine together.

Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

Is exclusively for solo travelers, every tour includes a twin or double room of your own, with no single supplement.

What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

If we can accommodate a change in date - we will always do our best to help you. Just pick up the phone and ask one of our friendly advisors - just make sure you have your booking number to hand.

How long has the tour company been trading?

Just You has been operating solo holidays for more than 15 years.

Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

All of our accommodation providers will be working to the very highest standards of hygiene – you already always enjoy a private room of your own on all of our trips, all of our partners will be guided by local government operational standards of hygiene and the new protocols we have issued to them.

Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

We have always believed in taking care of the communities we visit, and have taken the time to really get to know the local people and understand the challenges they face. That’s why a few years ago we set up our Cares programmes, our way of giving something back to the places we love. Some of our holidays even give our Customers the chance to see how the money they raise from their trips has bee

What documents will I receive before I travel?

Once you book, you will receive a confirmation invoice within 7 days, prior to departure, we will send you further information to help prepare for your trip. Also you will receive the full detailed itinerary for your trip

What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

we are committed to operating our business operations responsibly, with integrity and always act ethically in all our business dealings and relationships. We are committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking does not take place in our own business or in any of our supply chains

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  • Free Date Changes

    Black Willow Safaris allows you to make 2 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Black Willow Safaris allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform Black Willow Safaris, 60 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Black Willow Safaris requires a minimum deposit of 500 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 7 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    If you need to cancel your tour, tourhub doesn't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of Black Willow Safaris charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit
    At 30 days before tour starts: 50% of tour cost
    At 15 days before tour starts: 100% of tour cost
  • Tanzania Travelers COVID Policy

    Travelers to Tanzania who are not fully vaccinated and are arriving from countries with variants of concern or with high numbers of COVID-19 cases or who have traveled through those countries in the last 14 days are required to take a rapid test at their own expense at the point of entry.

  • Secure payments

    All payments are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.