Welcome Crater Explorer Tours and Safaris

 

Crater Explorer Tours and Safaris is a fully registered company owned and managed by wildlife and travel enthusiasts. We are a professional company that is well equipped to give you an unforgettable experience on exciting safaris and mountain climbing expeditions throughout East Africa including Tanzania and Zanzibar, Kenya and Uganda.

Our company was founded in 2015 and we are a proud member of Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO). Based in Arusha, Tanzania, our experienced team has specialised in customising exciting itineraries with multiple destinations, exhilarating safari adventures and unique accommodations ranging from camping to luxury lodges. All to tailor a vacation that suits your lifestyle and budget. If you wish, we also arrange hotel bookings and domestic transfers by air, boat and land.

We are proud to say that we always maintain to provide a high level of service and value fast-paced communication. It is important to us that our guests feel in good hands.

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SAFARI

Discover the real wild side of Africa on an adventure safari, choose crater explorer that will ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. Safaris in Tanzania have something to offer to everyone. Experience the adventure of budget camping or…

TREKKING

At 5896m Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and one of the continent’s magnificent sights, It has three main volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. The name itself “Kilimanjaro” is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain…

ZANZIBAR

Known as the Spice Island, the beautiful island of Zanzibar on Africa’s east coast is bursting with culture and history, seemingly at odds with its idyllic geography of white-sand beaches with palms swaying lazily in the sea breeze. …

SAFARI

Discover the real wild side of Africa on an adventure safari, choose crater explorer that will ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. Safaris in Tanzania have something to offer to everyone. Experience the adventure of budget camping or…

TREKKING

At 5896m Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and one of the continent’s magnificent sights, It has three main volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. The name itself “Kilimanjaro” is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain…

ZANZIBAR

Known as the Spice Island, the beautiful island of Zanzibar on Africa’s east coast is bursting with culture and history, seemingly at odds with its idyllic geography of white-sand beaches with palms swaying lazily in the sea breeze. …
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POPULAR SAFARI PACKAGES

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Tarangire national park After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, Tarangire national parak is the one of famous park in Tanzania with Large number of Elephants and Baobab trees,after game drive your driver…

6 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight. Day 02: Serengeti After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park via…

4 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight. Day 02:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km Game viewing 2 – 3 hours…

5 Days Tanzania lodge Safari

Day 01: Tarangire national park After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive  with packed lunch boxes, Tarangire national parak  is the one of famous park in Tanzania with Large  number of Elephants..

4 DAYS TANZANIA LODGE SAFARI

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Twiga Lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 02:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km.

3 DAYS TANZANIA LODGE SAFARI

Day 01:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km Game viewing 2 – 3 hours Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hours After breakfast, your driver will drive you to Serengeti national park via Ngorongoro conservation..

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POPULAR SAFARI PACKAGES

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Tarangire national park After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, Tarangire national parak is the one of famous park in Tanzania with Large number of Elephants and Baobab trees,after game drive your driver…

6 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight. Day 02: Serengeti After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park via…

4 Days Tanzania Camping Safari

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Karatu for dinner and overnight. Day 02:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km Game viewing 2 – 3 hours…

5 Days Tanzania lodge Safari

Day 01: Tarangire national park After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive  with packed lunch boxes, Tarangire national parak  is the one of famous park in Tanzania with Large  number of Elephants..

4 DAYS TANZANIA LODGE SAFARI

Day 01: Arusha -Tarangire After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for the game drive with packed lunch boxes, after game drive your driver will drive to Twiga Lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 02:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km.

3 DAYS TANZANIA LODGE SAFARI

Day 01:Serengeti National park Distance: 220km Game viewing 2 – 3 hours Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hours After breakfast, your driver will drive you to Serengeti national park via Ngorongoro conservation..

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POPULAR TREKKING PACKAGES

8 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING LEMOSHO ROUTE

DAY 1: LONDOROSSI GATE TO FOREST CAMP •Elevation (ft): 7,800ft to 9,500ft •Distance: 6 km •Hiking Time:3-4 hours •Habitat: Rain Forest We depart Moshi for Londorossi Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho…

7 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MACHAME ROUTE

DAY 1: LONDOROSSI GATE TO FOREST CAMP •Elevation (ft): 7,800ft to 9,500ft •Distance: 6 km •Hiking Time:3-4 hours •Habitat: Rain Forest We depart Moshi for Londorossi Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho…

7 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING RONGAI ROUTE

The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Though gaining popularity amongst climbers, this route still experiences low crowds. Rongai has a more gradual slope than the mountain’s other routes. It is the…

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING RONGAI ROUTE

Day 1 Rongai route 6 days – Rongai Gate (1950m) – 1st Caves Camp (2600m) Hiking time: 5 hours Distance: Approximately 8 kilometers Habitat: Montane Forest After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from Arusha (1400m) and driven to the Marangu Gate…

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MACHAME ROUTE

For those who only have six days to climb Kilimanjaro, the Machame route is the best choice because of its acclimatization profile. Compared to other six day routes, the Machame route exposes the climber to higher elevations quicker (day three) which kickstarts the…

5 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MARANGU ROUTE

Day 1: Arusha (1400 m) – Marangu gate at (1,980 m) – Mandara Hut (2700 m) Walking approx. 12 km in 5 hours over montane forest and low alpine zone (moorland). After breakfast at your lodge in Arusha, we will pick you up and drive to Marangu gate via Moshi town &…

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POPULAR TREKKING PACKAGES

8 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING LEMOSHO ROUTE

DAY 1: LONDOROSSI GATE TO FOREST CAMP •Elevation (ft): 7,800ft to 9,500ft •Distance: 6 km •Hiking Time:3-4 hours •Habitat: Rain Forest We depart Moshi for Londorossi Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho…

7 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MACHAME ROUTE

DAY 1: LONDOROSSI GATE TO FOREST CAMP •Elevation (ft): 7,800ft to 9,500ft •Distance: 6 km •Hiking Time:3-4 hours •Habitat: Rain Forest We depart Moshi for Londorossi Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho…

7 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING RONGAI ROUTE

The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Though gaining popularity amongst climbers, this route still experiences low crowds. Rongai has a more gradual slope than the mountain’s other routes. It is the…

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING RONGAI ROUTE

Day 1 Rongai route 6 days – Rongai Gate (1950m) – 1st Caves Camp (2600m) Hiking time: 5 hours Distance: Approximately 8 kilometers Habitat: Montane Forest After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from Arusha (1400m) and driven to the Marangu Gate…

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MACHAME ROUTE

For those who only have six days to climb Kilimanjaro, the Machame route is the best choice because of its acclimatization profile. Compared to other six day routes, the Machame route exposes the climber to higher elevations quicker (day three) which kickstarts the…

5 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKKING MARANGU ROUTE

Day 1: Arusha (1400 m) – Marangu gate at (1,980 m) – Mandara Hut (2700 m) Walking approx. 12 km in 5 hours over montane forest and low alpine zone (moorland). After breakfast at your lodge in Arusha, we will pick you up and drive to Marangu gate via Moshi town &…

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TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

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TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

  • star rating  We had beautiful experience once we are in safari in Serengeti National Park. Our guide John made sure we took pictures of lions while are mating, it was... read more

    Georgemallon
    October 14, 2022

    star rating  In one word: amazing. We got to see more than we ever anticipated to see beforehand. Our driver John was more than a driver. He knew where to go and... read more

    285gijsv
    October 14, 2022

    star rating  We did a 4 days Safari. We really enjoy it..
    John was our guide and there’s no words to explain how nice he was with us.
    We stayed... read more

    anamR966MN
    September 28, 2022
  • star rating  Emmanuel was very great and helpful with getting us the information we needed! The tours were amazing great driver and cook!! An experience that i will never forget! Thank you... read more

    BRxTxSH
    September 25, 2022

    star rating  I've done the 7 day Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro with Crater Explorer, it was everything and more that I hoped for!
    Emanuel quickly answered all my questions during the planning... read more

    Toschw
    September 20, 2022

    star rating  Amazing trip
    Well organized, the guide went above and beyond so we can get the good pictures of all the animals
    Unforgettable experience, highly recommend

    takouab2022
    September 17, 2022
  • star rating  Fantastic experience. We've booked 6 days 5 nights join-in camping safari: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Everything went as planned. Owner of the company, Emanuel, was very responsive to... read more

    VodaRafiki
    September 17, 2022

    star rating  Very happy with the overall service from Crater Explorers, Emmanuel was very friendly from the beginning and very obliging to all our requests. We chose the 5-day Safari, were met... read more

    I8998NHnicolab
    September 14, 2022

    star rating  Emmanuel was very helpful from start to finish. We did a 5 day safari and it was excellent. Our transfer picked us up at the airport and drove us to... read more

    Tommy23379008651555
    September 14, 2022
  • star rating  We did a 4 days, 3 nights camping safari which was organized through Crater Explorer. They are a small company with 5 employees and cooperate with another company to fill... read more

    Belchy666
    September 14, 2022

    star rating  We booked a 3 days 2 nights Safari (tarangire, mayanra and ngorogoro)
    It was the best experience, the guide was amazing, full of knowledge and experience and we didn't give... read more

    orianeL49
    September 13, 2022

    star rating  The trip was a blast. The lodge we stayed at was good and the food was constantly delicious. You will eat more than you can imagine. The guide was very... read more

    U7002SDalexp
    September 11, 2022
  • star rating  Fantastic adventure with crater explorer. First time safari and highly recommend. Food was good, animals were plentiful, accommodations were what we expected, and everyone was knowledgeable and friendly.

    Garrison G
    September 11, 2022

    star rating  Just finished from an amazong 4 days Safari with Emanual of Crater Explorer. Emanuel was very professional and friendly he accompanied us from the first moment we arrived to Arusha... read more

    118oumaiman
    September 8, 2022

    star rating  We are a groupe of 6 friends Ho dreamed of doing a safari for so long.
    We choose crater explorer for our first African safari ! We were not at... read more

    H2838FNhamzaa
    September 8, 2022
  • star rating  Highly recommand Crater Explorer for this Amazing adventure that exceeded our expectation. Hospitality, good food and great accommodation are guaranteed.
    Hakuna Matata.

    546fatimaezzahral
    September 8, 2022

    star rating  We had a great safari trip with crater explorer. Everything was well organized, we had a very pleasant guide and the lodges were very nice.

    marouanei191
    September 8, 2022

    star rating  We had a wonderful time ! Our guide, David, was great and way too nice. He was very patient and full of information.
    Food was amazing thanks to... read more

    houdam479
    September 8, 2022
  • star rating  Safari of 6 days was just wonderful!!! Cannot be Breyer (including great food).
    I will truly recommend!!

    Natravelworld
    August 27, 2022

    star rating  We booked a 5 day/4 night safari after friends recommended the trip to us.

    From start to finish, Emanuel has been faultless and couldn't do enough for us.... read more

    792martynt
    August 18, 2022

    star rating  Best organization, professionality and staff.
    From the beginning super helpful for any decision of the trip.
    They gave you all options and opportunities.
    Many thanks to our guide Francis, one... read more

    slafos
    August 17, 2022
  • star rating  We did 3 days safari and it was very perfect.
    We see all we want to see and with a very good organisation.
    The lodge also was incredible.
    The... read more

    V3093ZHestelleb
    August 5, 2022

    star rating  Choosing an agency for a safari in Tanzania was not easy. There were hundreds of them offering the most diverse safaris, each with different locations, accommodation, duration, meals, etc. Fortunately,... read more

    kenneth f
    August 5, 2022

    star rating  Was fantastic experience! I did the camping because I wanted to have the full adventure experience. We drove a long way the first day, but we still... read more

    ptaylorca
    July 30, 2022
  • star rating  Doing the safari with Crater Explorer was a great success. From the first moment Emmanuel was very clear in all the explanations and was always attentive to all my doubts... read more

    NoemiU
    July 16, 2022

    star rating  I had amazing 6 days, 5 nights exploring the different parks of Northern Tanzania. I saw many many animals, also very close by (only 1-2 meters away) which was absolutely... read more

    Liisa K
    July 14, 2022

    star rating  It was a great Safari. We saw plenty of animals in all national-parks.
    The service was great and Emanuel always helped us when we had some problems.
    Overall great experience.... read more

    Lucbur97
    July 8, 2022
  • star rating  What a great experience!! I really enjoyed it and I really like the service of this company. They answer very fast on your questions

    217janneked
    July 6, 2022

    star rating  We really much appreciated going on safari with Crater Explorer. We went for a 5 days safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorogoro Crater and Tarangire national park. We were two... read more

    Hanna D
    July 3, 2022

    star rating  We went on a three day safari trip and we enjoyed a lot. There were no problems, trip was organised beey well. Communication was very smooth, Emanuel is very responsive... read more

    823nina
    June 29, 2022