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Duma Explorer - Day Tours

#7 of 274 Tours in Arusha Features Animals
PPF Oloirien Estate, Office #22, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 787 079 127
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Perfect Safari Organised by Duma

I am writing this review to say a huge thank you to all the staff at Duma for organising and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheffield, UK
Duma is the Best!

My brother, my 10-year old son, and I just returned from a 7-day safari in Tanzania organized by... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Laura S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Based in Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania's famous national parks, Duma Explorer was founded in 2004. Owners Stacy Readal, an American, and Hezron Mbise, a Tanzanian, live permanently in Arusha and bring more than four decades of tourism and business experience to Duma Explorer. Our highly personalized safaris and treks offer a unique window into the landscape, wildlife and culture of this extraordinary region. Safaris Each of our safari guides has at least ten years of experience as a safari guide in Northern Tanzania, ensuring that you will be guided by skilled tourism professionals throughout your trip. Mountain Climbs Our passionate and highly trained mountain crew totals 150 people, including guides, cooks and porters. Many of our guides began their careers with us as porters in 2004. Our mountain guides each have a minimum of 7 years of experience hiking Kilimanjaro. Duma's chief guides and most assistant guides are Wilderness First Responder certified. Duma is a proud partner for responsible travel with Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project. Duma is one of only a few companies to qualify for partnership and it regularly meets all the requirements of fair treatment of porters. Our equipment on Kilimanjaro includes Mountain Hardwear Trango 3.1 sleeping tents, Marmot and North Face mountaineering mess tents, tables, chairs, extra thick mattresses, toilet tents and emergency oxygen.
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PPF Oloirien Estate, Office #22, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 787 079 127
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this review to say a huge thank you to all the staff at Duma for organising and implementing the perfect safari. I had researched several tour companies as this trip was a special holiday for my Mum's 60th birthday surprise. Stacy was...More

Thank CheUK81
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My brother, my 10-year old son, and I just returned from a 7-day safari in Tanzania organized by Duma. It was wonderful. Every single thing about it exceeded our expectations. Stacy put together a perfect itinerary for us, which included Lake Manyara, Arusha National Park,...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Just returned from an incredible safari with Duma Explorer for our honeymoon. Stacey was extremely knowledgeable and helped us plan a fantastic itinerary that gave us the best opportunity to see the wildlife whilst staying in some amazing places. We met our guide Isack Msuya...More

Thank LCJ2
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I used Duma for a group of 10 of us to do a 5 day safari through Manyara, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater as well as a 6 day Machame hike up Kilimanjaro. I found Duma off the IMEC/KPAP list that has all of the...More

Thank Goda M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Traveling with Duma Explorer has exceeded our expectations from the date we booked the trip to that we left from Tanzania. Duma Explorer understood exactly what we wanted out of our trip and had a very high level of service. Have such a guide as...More

Thank melindberg
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We used Duma Explorer as our in country provider for our UK clients to trek Kilimanjaro. We're a UK based adventure travel company and having an operator in Tanzania is essential to ensure the delivery of our trips. We did the 7 day Machame route...More

1  Thank simonogunlana
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Duma Explorer is perhaps the finest safari outfitter operating in the Northern Parks of Tanzania (Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Arusha, Ngorongoro Conservation Area). Very experienced and knowledgeable guides, vehicles in great mechanical condition and last, but not least - they actually own two great camps....More

Thank FlyTraveler
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on a 9-day camping safari with Duma Explorer. It is not a very big company but they are very professional. We visited Tarangire, Ndutu (in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, just south of the Serengeti), Central Serengeti, the Ngorongoro crater, and...More

1  Thank Jack_Quebec_Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had an amazing 7-day safari to the Tarangire National park, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and lake Eyasi. It was an amazing adventure and we had a great guide to answer all our questions and knew the place perfectly well. Also our cook did a great...More

Thank JellyBeannie
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had a wonderful five day safari with "Wilson" and Dumas Explorers through the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park. Wilson was superb at spotting the animals and never tired of our questions. He was a top-notch guide and also a...More

2  Thank Catherine A
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Mahfuj M
Do you have an office in US?
3 December 2016|
Response from Emilie C |
Thanks for your question! While the owner, Stacy, often works remotely from the US, we have one physical location which is in Arusha, Tanzania very close to the Arusha Airport (ARK).
Mahfuj M
Hi Sandi, I am planning to go to Serengeti and Ngorongo in 2017 June. I connected with some from Duma located in US to organize the trip. Not sure if they are the same filks who operates tours in Tanzania. How did you book your trip? from US? Regards, Mahfuj
3 December 2016|
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Response from Sandi C | Reviewed this property |
I am the owner of My Bucket List Adventures and am a booking agent for Duma.