Why is Africa so special?

The lion’s roar?

What image captures the imagination more: the endless herd of wild ungulates following rains through the vast, dusty continent of Africa in search of fresh water and grass? Or the sounds of the bush, with a leopard prowling around or the roar of the lion.

The high-pitched voice of the Masai herd boy?

There is a wide range of bird sounds, from the call of the osprey to hornbills at dawn and owls under the stars. They all sing a song about Africa. The diversity of Africa is a feast for the ears and eyes. Whether it’s a chameleon changing color or the snowy summit of Kilimanjaro above the elephant herds of
, Africa’s power to amaze you is always close at hand.

The smell of Africa also arouses strong nostalgia: dust mixed with wood smoke, the earthy smell after rain, the sweetness of cuisine on Zanzibar and even the smell of elephants nearby. This nostalgia can suddenly trigger a surge of adrenaline.

Life as it should be: always on safari.

When you set out to truly experience wildlife, you never lack essential conveniences.

Enjoy a soft bed, delicious food, a hot shower at sunset, and even WIFI (!). Or enjoy a cold beer by the campfire while the hyenas are already starting to howl.

Experience how the light falls through the acacia trees and enjoy the warm scent of the sun on the grass.

Once experienced, you will miss it forever when you are not there.


The joyful sound of the Swahili language.

And beyond that … hear the screeching of zebra stallions calling their mares. See the cheetah searching for its kittens and calling them.

In Tanzania, far removed from the 20th century, there is still plenty of space and distance. Stay overnight in a tent, in the kingdom of the lion, where you can breathe freely. Rise at first light, breathe the crisp air, step out of your tent on a cold, clear morning and enter a world bush in Africa An experience as boundless as the sea, unparalleled.

Twenty thousand years ago, but the magic never left.

The hills in Africa remain as green and the views as wide as ever. They are filled with untouchable beauty and countless animals. In the Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Masai Mara, you can watch the wildebeest migrate across the short grass plains in an almost continuous convoy that takes three months and nights to pass by.


For the impact of Africa, you are never prepared.

Experience strange sights, new sounds, and new smells that are a total assault on your senses. It is like being a child again and seeing the world anew or through a different lens.

Few can find just the right words to describe this feeling, this emotion. Yet there are many poets and people who have experienced or had the opportunity to experience it firsthand who have gone before us.

That’s why Africa is so special.

This beautiful landscape simply touches our soul.

Moreover, you can visit East Africa yourself (with JADORE SAFARIS) and experience everything personally.


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Paul Shayo

Since our drivers are also your guides, we call them “driververguides.”

This is your driver’s guide to the South of Tanzania: Paul.

He is friendly, experienced and fully prepared to give you an unforgettable and excellent Safari in the region where he himself was born and raised. So you are in the hands of knowledgeable professional. Paul also travels regularly throughout Tanzania to update his knowledge of all the parks and to look for new destinations, off the beaten track.


Bastiaan Witvliet

Bastiaan Witvliet, born and raised in Zambia and Tanzania, returned to Africa permanently in 2016 after studying and pursuing a career in the Netherlands. His childhood in the African bush instilled in him a deep love for safari life, and he still spends a lot of time in the wilderness, in addition to his work for Jadore Safari he is active in conservation.

As a certified private safari guide, Bastiaan shares his passion for nature with others, while also playing a role in the business side of Jadore Safaris since joining as a shareholder in 2023. With his expertise, he contributes to the success and growth of the company, and is committed to sustainability and conservation of the beautiful African wilderness.


Patrick Kweka

A young natural who has chosen to put himself in the service of tourism in Tanzania.

Patrick takes great pleasure in the opportunity to connect with people from different cultures and countries. His concern is to first understand what the visitor is interested in so he can provide them with the best possible experience. 

On a trip with Patrick and JADORE SAFARIS there is a smile, lots of knowledge, passion and a commitment to provide the best possible, but still safe experiences possible.


Vincent Kessy

Turn or reverse it but it is the driver/guide that runs the safari and where the safari falls or stands.

Vincent is not just someone doing his job but he, like the rest of the team, breathes one and all JADORE SAFARIS in and out. It was at a young age that Vicent decided he wanted to get involved in guiding visitors to see and learn about this amazing northern circuit of The Rift Valley.

He freelanced for several companies that provided excellent services and even did training for young fellows who wanted to learn this trade. He is also constantly schooling himself when he is not in the bush for a while. His passion for and knowledge of all aspects of the region’s nature, landscape and culture become immediately apparent when you set out with him.


Katja de Feu

Katja, co-founder of JADORE SAFARIS, has developed a passion for tourism with more than 5 years of experience organizing safaris in East Africa. Together with local partners, the company has grown into a unique initiative focused on exclusive private safaris away from mass tourism.

An African safari is always an adventure. But to embark on your adventure means that even during the planning phase, you need to get in touch with someone who provides independent and honest advice.

It is rare for someone to return home disappointed about their safari, but they may not be aware of what they did not see and how much better it could have been.

Katja wants to make sure her clients are aware of all options for their African adventure … regardless of how they define that adventure. JADORE SAFARIS clients become her good friends, many of whom return to Tanzania or Kenya to travel with us again.

In addition to the personal welcome, it is also Katja who, behind the scenes as financial director, ensures that everything once you are here can also run smoothly.


Koen de Meyer

Koen, co-founder of JADORE SAFARIS, has developed a passion for tourism with more than 5 years of experience organizing safaris in East Africa. Together with local partners, the company has grown into a unique initiative focused on exclusive private safaris away from mass tourism.

Koen’s mission goes beyond words; he and his team strive for sustainable tourism and invite travelers to discover the beauty of Africa with a personal touch, knowing that each trip has a positive impact on local communities and nature.

At Jadore Safaris, each discovery trip is crafted with fun and love for East Africa, promising unforgettable experiences for life.