Tarimo Taxi Service
Tarimo Taxi Service
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"Hi, my name is Festo Tarimo. Choose Tarimo Taxi Service for reliable airport transfers to and from Arusha Regional and Kilimanjaro International Airports. Or book a trip with me to visit popular attractions like lake Duluti, waterfalls, hot springs, and Chagga traditional houses. Contact me today and let me provide you with local knowledge, helpful planning advice and great service."
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  • macabaleiro
    165 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Professional Driver full of Local Knowledge!
    We hired Festo initially for a customized visit to several art-related venues around Arusha (eg. Cultural Heritage Center, Sidai Designs) and for an additional full day to visit a Chagga village, Festo went out of his way to make us feel welcome and looked after. He is extremely punctual, professional, knowledgeable, helpful and caring! In addition, his van is spotless and has a well functioning air conditioner which is a great benefit when traveling in this area. We were so happy with his service and recommendations (he suggested The Blue Heron for lunch on our first day; a lovely outdoor setting and delicious food!) and put together a great day visit to the Materuni (Chagga) village for us; waterfall hike, coffee experience and local lunch, that we also hired him for our drive to the airport on our last day. We have friends who will visit Arusha in the near future and will highly recommend Festo to them. Hiring Festo was one of the best decisions that we made on our journey and look forward to seeing him in the future if we are lucky enough to be able to return!
    Hello Macabaleiro and your Husband. Thank you so much for your kind words and appreciation this means a lot to me and will help me to achieve more the best service to my clients. It was my pleasure to drove you in Arusha area and Moshi, Also I am very happy that my recommendation works for you. I always happy to share with my clients what I know as teaching them some basic swahili words, Recommending things to do in Arusha and Moshi Town. I always make sure my car is clean and the Air conditioner is working properly. Thanks once again and hope to see you again. Best Regards Festo
    Written 4 April 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 March 2023
  • Rambling R
    London, United Kingdom15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best tour guide/taxi driver in Tanzania
    I use Festo every year when i come to Arusha. He's incredibly reliable and always on time, which is what you want from an airport pickup and drop off. Last year i climbed Mt Hanang with him and the service was excellent. I can't recommend Festo enough.
    Dear customer thank you very much for taking the time to review my service. Also thank you for choosing my service every time you visiting Arusha. It is my pleasure to drove you in Arusha area and Moshi, I am waiting to see you next time you visiting Arusha Again. ASANTE Sana Rafiki
    Written 9 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 May 2023
  • Jetset
    73 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommended taxi service
    Festo is such a lovely man, so friendly & knowledgeable about the area too. He picked me up from Arusha & drove me to Kilimanjaro airport & all along the way he pointed out things of interest or simply shared local knowledge. I felt very safe! Highly recommended.
    "Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to have you as my client and I'm delighted to hear that you felt safe and enjoyed my service. I'm always here to share local insights and ensure a memorable experience. If you ever find yourself in the area again, don't hesitate to reach out. All the best" Thanks Festo
    Written 27 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 September 2023
  • Prash-JPV
    Birmingham, United Kingdom13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The only contact u need in Arusha
    Very trust worthy and reliable service, we booked 2way transfer from JRO to arusha, Festo was very polite punctual & friendly person. great communication and very good price. Had a very clean comfortable car. and helped us find a good company for a private safari. Thank you festo defiantly will book next time i am in Arusha region. PV
    "Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing Tarimo Taxi Service for your transfers and safari recommendations. I'm delighted to hear that you found the service trustworthy, reliable, and comfortable. It was a pleasure assisting you, and I look forward to welcoming you back when you're in the Arusha region again. Feel free to reach out anytime you need assistance. Safe travels!" Best Regards Festo
    Written 5 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Blakely04
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent taxi service from JRO
    We arranged three transfers from Arusha airport to the hotel and back. The drivers were timely and friendly, spoke English well, and drove safely. Cars were immaculate and air-conditioned! Easy to pre-book via email.
    " Dear Customer Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing Tarimo Taxi Service for your trips to and from Kilimanjaro Airport. I am delighted to hear that My Colleagues drivers were timely, friendly, and ensured your safety and comfort. I am strive to maintain high standards, and your feedback is greatly appreciated. If you have any more travel plans in the future, don't hesitate to reach out for my services. Safe travels! Thanks Festo"
    Written 9 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 October 2023
  • DONALD S
    15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Unparalleled quality and safety
    I met Festo many years ago in Arusha while I was on foot and needing a lift. I am so happy he asked me that day if he could give me a lift. Since then he has taken me to airports, graduations and funerals for the kids I help in Tanzania. He has safely transported me to projects, schools, and anywhere I needed to go. And he has become one of my dearest friends in the world. Once you travel with Festo you’ll never travel with anyone else.
    Thank you for sharing your incredible journey with Tarimo Taxi Service and me, Festo! Your words mean a lot, and I'm honored to have been your dedicated driver and friend over the years. I take pride in providing safe and reliable transportation, and your loyalty is truly appreciated. If there's anything you ever need or any special requests, feel free to let me know. Looking forward to more journeys together. Asante Sana Festo
    Written 13 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 24 November 2023
  • Gregory K
    Heidelberg, Germany2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent taxi service
    We booked Tarimo taxi service for several ways and all of the drivers were absolutely reliable and always minimum 10 minutes before the agreed time at the meeting point. All the drivers were very polite and drive comfortably and safe in the stressful traffic around Arusha. Prices were really fair in comparison with other offers. So we recommend Tarimo taxi service with 100%.
    I appreciate your feedback on the experiences with Tarimo Taxi Service. It's heartening to know that me and my colleagues, who drive for the service, have consistently provided reliable, polite, and safe transportation. Your recommendation means a lot, and I'm here to ensure our future journeys maintain the same high standard. If you ever have more travel plans or suggestions, feel free to let me know. Wishing you continued pleasant travels! Thanks Festo
    Written 13 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 December 2023
  • 동갑 조
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best driver and guide in Arusha and Moshi.
    Best way to enjoy Arusha. If you stay in Arusha and want to know the city inside, find his name on instagram or facebook, contact him! over there, you can find his Whatsapp number. He is a good driver also. 그는 최고의 운전사입니다. 만약 아루샤에 머물일이 있다면 혹은 킬리만자로 공항에서 픽업을 희망한다면 연락하세요. 시티 투어를 함께 요청해도 좋습니다. 합리적인 가격과 최선을 다하는 마음이 고맙습니다.
    Thank you for your kind review! I truly appreciate your positive feedback. Since you've returned home, I'd like to express my gratitude and encourage you to recommend Tarimo Taxi Service to your friends on social media. Your support means a lot, and I look forward to serving you or your friends again in the future.Best regards, Festo - Tarimo Taxi Service
    Written 26 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 January 2024
  • DB1991
    Manchester, United Kingdom35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great guy and very punctual
    Festo was excellent. He was waiting for us on arrival at Arusha airport to take us to our hotel, he charged us a great price, and we had a great chat with him about his country. Great to meet you Festo, and I wish you every success. Please support small local business. Asante sana 😊
    Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with Tarimo Taxi Service at Arusha airport. It was a pleasure meeting you as well and having the opportunity to share insights about my country. Your support for small local businesses like Tarimo Taxi Service is truly appreciated. Asante sana! 😊 Best Regards Festo
    Written 11 February 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 February 2024
  • Debra S
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Safe, clean, and friendly Arusha taxi service
    Festo and Yusuph were both safe and friendly drivers my two friends and I used while traveling in Arusha. They were both prompt, informative, and readily available when needed. As three single girls traveling in Arusha we never once felt unsafe. Festo and Yusuph were both very professional and also spoke great English, which was a bonus. Their cars were very clean too. Thank you Festo and Yusuph for your taxi services and helping us safely get around Arusha, Tanzania!
    Dear Debra,Thank you so much for your kind words! My Colleague Yusufu and I,we are delighted to hear that you felt safe and comfortable during your time in Arusha. It was a pleasure assisting you and your friends, and we're thrilled that you found our services prompt, informative, and professional. Your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities, and we're glad we could contribute to a positive experience in Tanzania. If you ever find yourselves back in Arusha, please don't hesitate to reach out to Tarimo Taxi Service. Safe travels and warm regards Festo
    Written 11 February 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 February 2024
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Debra S
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Festo and Yusuph were both safe and friendly drivers my two friends and I used while traveling in Arusha. They were both prompt, informative, and readily available when needed. As three single girls traveling in Arusha we never once felt unsafe. Festo and Yusuph were both very professional and also spoke great English, which was a bonus. Their cars were very clean too. Thank you Festo and Yusuph for your taxi services and helping us safely get around Arusha, Tanzania!
Written 9 February 2024
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Dear Debra,Thank you so much for your kind words! My Colleague Yusufu and I,we are delighted to hear that you felt safe and comfortable during your time in Arusha. It was a pleasure assisting you and your friends, and we're thrilled that you found our services prompt, informative, and professional. Your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities, and we're glad we could contribute to a positive experience in Tanzania. If you ever find yourselves back in Arusha, please don't hesitate to reach out to Tarimo Taxi Service. Safe travels and warm regards Festo
Written 11 February 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

DB1991
Manchester, UK35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Festo was excellent. He was waiting for us on arrival at Arusha airport to take us to our hotel, he charged us a great price, and we had a great chat with him about his country. Great to meet you Festo, and I wish you every success. Please support small local business. Asante sana 😊
Written 4 February 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with Tarimo Taxi Service at Arusha airport. It was a pleasure meeting you as well and having the opportunity to share insights about my country. Your support for small local businesses like Tarimo Taxi Service is truly appreciated. Asante sana! 😊 Best Regards Festo
Written 11 February 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

동갑 조
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Best way to enjoy Arusha. If you stay in Arusha and want to know the city inside, find his name on instagram or facebook, contact him! over there, you can find his Whatsapp number. He is a good driver also.

그는 최고의 운전사입니다. 만약 아루샤에 머물일이 있다면 혹은 킬리만자로 공항에서 픽업을 희망한다면 연락하세요. 시티 투어를 함께 요청해도 좋습니다. 합리적인 가격과 최선을 다하는 마음이 고맙습니다.
Written 20 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your kind review! I truly appreciate your positive feedback. Since you've returned home, I'd like to express my gratitude and encourage you to recommend Tarimo Taxi Service to your friends on social media. Your support means a lot, and I look forward to serving you or your friends again in the future.Best regards, Festo - Tarimo Taxi Service
Written 27 January 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Gregory K
Heidelberg, Germany2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We booked Tarimo taxi service for several ways and all of the drivers were absolutely reliable and always minimum 10 minutes before the agreed time at the meeting point. All the drivers were very polite and drive comfortably and safe in the stressful traffic around Arusha. Prices were really fair in comparison with other offers. So we recommend Tarimo taxi service with 100%.
Written 13 December 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
I appreciate your feedback on the experiences with Tarimo Taxi Service. It's heartening to know that me and my colleagues, who drive for the service, have consistently provided reliable, polite, and safe transportation. Your recommendation means a lot, and I'm here to ensure our future journeys maintain the same high standard. If you ever have more travel plans or suggestions, feel free to let me know. Wishing you continued pleasant travels! Thanks Festo
Written 13 December 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

DONALD S
15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
I met Festo many years ago in Arusha while I was on foot and needing a lift. I am so happy he asked me that day if he could give me a lift. Since then he has taken me to airports, graduations and funerals for the kids I help in Tanzania. He has safely transported me to projects, schools, and anywhere I needed to go. And he has become one of my dearest friends in the world. Once you travel with Festo you’ll never travel with anyone else.
Written 24 November 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for sharing your incredible journey with Tarimo Taxi Service and me, Festo! Your words mean a lot, and I'm honored to have been your dedicated driver and friend over the years. I take pride in providing safe and reliable transportation, and your loyalty is truly appreciated. If there's anything you ever need or any special requests, feel free to let me know. Looking forward to more journeys together. Asante Sana Festo
Written 13 December 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Blakely04
Redmond, WA9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
We arranged three transfers from Arusha airport to the hotel and back. The drivers were timely and friendly, spoke English well, and drove safely. Cars were immaculate and air-conditioned! Easy to pre-book via email.
Written 6 October 2023
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" Dear Customer Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing Tarimo Taxi Service for your trips to and from Kilimanjaro Airport. I am delighted to hear that My Colleagues drivers were timely, friendly, and ensured your safety and comfort. I am strive to maintain high standards, and your feedback is greatly appreciated. If you have any more travel plans in the future, don't hesitate to reach out for my services. Safe travels! Thanks Festo"
Written 9 October 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Prash-JPV
Birmingham, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Very trust worthy and reliable service, we booked 2way transfer from JRO to arusha, Festo was very polite punctual & friendly person. great communication and very good price. Had a very clean comfortable car. and helped us find a good company for a private safari.
Thank you festo defiantly will book next time i am in Arusha region. PV
Written 4 October 2023
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"Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing Tarimo Taxi Service for your transfers and safari recommendations. I'm delighted to hear that you found the service trustworthy, reliable, and comfortable. It was a pleasure assisting you, and I look forward to welcoming you back when you're in the Arusha region again. Feel free to reach out anytime you need assistance. Safe travels!" Best Regards Festo
Written 6 October 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Raphael d
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
We had a great experience with Festo as a driver. We booked three trips with him, that all went flawlessly. The communication with him was also very easy, all taking place via WhatsApp with very short response times. Moreover, he is also very knowledgeable about Arusha and using his services was great fun. I can definitely recommend his services to everyone planning a trip to Arusha!
Written 27 September 2023
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" Dear Raphael Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing Tarimo Taxi Service for your trips in Arusha. It was a pleasure to be a part of your travel experiences, and I'm thrilled to hear that everything went flawlessly and that you had fun. I appreciate your recommendation, and I'm here whenever you plan your next adventure in Arusha. Safe travels, and see you again" Thanks Festo
Written 28 September 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jetset
73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Festo is such a lovely man, so friendly & knowledgeable about the area too. He picked me up from Arusha & drove me to Kilimanjaro airport & all along the way he pointed out things of interest or simply shared local knowledge. I felt very safe! Highly recommended.
Written 23 September 2023
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"Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to have you as my client and I'm delighted to hear that you felt safe and enjoyed my service. I'm always here to share local insights and ensure a memorable experience. If you ever find yourself in the area again, don't hesitate to reach out. All the best" Thanks Festo
Written 28 September 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kate M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
Excellent driver, friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. Much better prices than hotels were quoting me for airport transfers etc . I highly recommend contacting Festo if you need transport in Arusha!
Written 31 July 2023
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Dear Kate, Thanks for taking the time to review my service this means a lot to me. I am very happy that you enjoyed my service.When it comes to customer satisfaction I do my best to offer the best service possible at the reasonable price. Welcome again to Tarimo Taxi Service one you visiting Arusha Again. ASANTE Festo
Written 14 August 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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