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Nimefurahi sana! -- Wonderful Usambara Hike with Said

Wonderful and memorable trip!! I decided to travel alone for the first time, but never felt unsafe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Q832GSjenniferp
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Chicago, Illinois
Great weekend with Said

I can defiantly recommend Usambara Adventures. Wonderful guide and a beautiful trip from Lushoto... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
annelisehansen
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My company would like to offer you eco cultural tourism in usambara mountainss for the folowing activities as hiking , trekking, walking historical sites , beach holidays and safaris
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“day trip” (5 reviews)
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“bush baby” (4 reviews)
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Lushoto, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful and memorable trip!! I decided to travel alone for the first time, but never felt unsafe as a female traveler. Said is a very open and honest person and has been working as a guide for a long time in the Usamabara Mountains with...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I can defiantly recommend Usambara Adventures. Wonderful guide and a beautiful trip from Lushoto. Said was very professional and a knowledgable guide.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My boyfriend and I recently went on a tour with Said for nearly 2 weeks in the lead up to Christmas. It was a great experience. Said was very professional, helpful and an incredibly knowledgable guide. We organised the trip simply by emailing Said directly...More

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scinerie, Owner at Usambara Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you and your warmly welcome once again.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

What an amazing trek! Said and I did the Lushoto - Mtae trek in 2 days, hiking about 25km a day and taking motorbikes the rest of the way. Said has an extremely intimate knowledge of the twists and turns of the Usambaras, and I...More

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scinerie, Owner at Usambara Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks a lot and your warmly welcome once again.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Said is an excellent and knowledgeable guide - full of information about the wildlife, culture and history of the area and Tanzania in general. He is affable and kind - good company. We learnt a great deal about subsistence farming in Usambara and recent efforts...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

As I unexpectedly had some free time due to a project deleay, I decided to spend some days hiking in Usambara mountains. I contacted Said very spontaneously one day before my departure but he was willing to guide me and sent me a detailed plan...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible time and thought Said was a wonderful guide. Really knowledgeable but also just fun to be around, easygoing, and super accommodating. Our three days together was a highlight of many many trips across sub-Saharan Africa...I'd encourage anyone to take the time...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Having traveled to Tanzania many times for business, I was very excited to finally spend a few days actually seeing the country, and I could not have made a better choice than to visit the Usambara mountains with Said as my guide. It was very...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have spent 4 days hiking with Said and had a really nice time in Usambaras. We enjoyed all parts of our trip: nice walk (maybe a little bit too short - 4-5 hours/day), cozy overnight stays (especially bush baby place), good food. Many thanks...More

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scinerie, Owner at Usambara Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you for visiting usambara mountain and chusing me ( Said Salim) to be your biological nature. You are warmly welcome again.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

After reading the very good reviews here on trip advisor we decided to book a four day trip with Said. We were very disappointed by his “style“ of guiding. He knows a lot about the region, buthe will only tell you if you ask him...More

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scinerie, Owner at Usambara Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

That is all lies, because imagine how can the private car cost 7000 or 8000 Tanzania shilling from mambo to lushoto which is 126kms normal it cost from 100000 to 80000tanzania shilling but I told them I know somebody who can come to pick out...More

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Said S
28 September 2017|
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Message to all who are interested in hiking through unspoiled nature, culture and local life experiences in usambara mountain a cheap place for budget hikkiers incase of anyone who is interested in hiking can use my number... More
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Ryan A
25 September 2015|
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Hi everyone who want to come in usambara for hiking please this is my number 0756796575 Said Salim don't use another number there some people pretending that they are Said and they say that Said works at friends of ausambara... More
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