Amanda was born and grew up in Australia before visiting Africa for the first time in 2005 and now resides in Moshi. After 10 years in the Australian travel industry, Amanda has a thorough understanding of client’s needs and the quality of service required to give you a once in a lifetime experience. You will find Amanda on the end of your emails and she loves working with clients to put together the perfect itinerary. Amanda has and continues to spend time in community development, mostly by running their charity, Path To Africa (www.pathtoafrica.org)
Simbo was born and raised on the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro. After completing Secondary School he attended Tourism College, where he discovered his love and enthusiasm for the African wildlife. Simbo started in the industry as a guide climbing Kilimanjaro before specializing as a safari guide. He runs the logistics of African Scenic Safaris and will be behind the scenes, ensuring your safari or climb is perfectly organized.
Amanda and Simbo were married in April 2009 and have two young children. They share the same passion for showing people this amazing country and providing a fantastic personalized service.
African Scenic Safaris has recruited a fantastic group of safari & Mt Kilimanjaro guides, cooks and crew. We have taken many steps to ensure we attract, select, motivate and retain the very best guides in Tanzania.
How do we do this...
Path to Africa (PTA) was established in 2007 and aims to give direct help to local small-scale organisations in Moshi town, northern Tanzania.
We aim to provide volunteers and donors with a way of accessing and helping local projects without going through a third body, thus ensuring all time and money donated goes directly to the projects intended.
Path To Africa works alongside the local project directors to develop and sustain their projects in the short and long term. Currently PTA has committed most of its funds to Hope Village, a small orphanage, which is home to seven young children. This is not your typical orphanage. It is more of a loving family home. Through our joint partnership, we provide these children with access to quality education and a safe living environment.
PTA is a small organisation, relying on the invaluable work carried out by our volunteers and the funds received by generous donors. Every cent donated goes towards our continued work in Moshi. Our aim is to assist and initiate projects that are locally based, to give the needed funding and assistance to these projects in the short term, and to assist these projects in becoming economically and organisationally self-sustainable in the long term.
By booking with African Scenic Safaris you are indirectly helping us support PTA however additional donations and child sponsors are always needed. Contact us for more information.