frican Traits ltd is a local and licensed tour operator based in Arusha, Tanzania. With many years of experience, African Traits truly understands the value of quality customer care. We personalize our services to ensure our customers enjoy every moment of their adventure with us.
The mission of African Traits is to share the majesty of Africa, specifically Tanzania, with as many people as possible by hosting tourists from all over the world.
We listen to our clients’ desires, anticipate their needs, and respond to their requests in a timely and caring manner.
My passion for tourism started at the young age of only eleven years old when I was fortunate enough to go on safari with a group of students from my school.
To ensure our customers have the very best experience possible, African Traits only employs guides who meet the qualifications for gold, silver, or bronze level experience and rating as recognized within the East African tourism industry. We offer tours in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Swahili, and local tribal languages.
A premium or gold level safari guide has at least ten years of experience. In addition to the silver and bronze qualifications, this guide normally has experience traveling out of Africa which provides a broader perspective and understanding of our customers. He will have excellent identification skills of animals and birds as well as a solid understanding of their behaviors. He will also have a good knowledge of the trees, plants, reptiles, and insects you’re likely to encounter while on safari.
A silver level safari guide has at least seven years of experience. He will hold a professional license and has usually received training from the African College of Wildlife Management in Tanzania. In addition to the bronze level qualifications, this guide will also be accomplished in bird watching with an excellent understanding of all wildlife. The depth and breadth of this guide’s knowledge will enrich your safari experience considerably.
A bronze level safari guide has a minimum of four years of experience. This guide will have good English conversational skills and a great understanding of different cultures found throughout Africa. He will have the ability to identify all species of animals and birds and he will provide our customers with adequate knowledge about them. Under certain conditions, he may refer to a safari guidance tool for reference in fully answering any questions.
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