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Altezza Travel is a team of dedicated wildlife specialists, whose mission is to turn your Tanzanian dreams into reality. We are vastly experienced in organizing top-notch Kilimanjaro climbing expeditions and wildlife safaris. Unparalleled safety standards, individual care for each guest and professional guides are the foundations of our vision. We will make your adventure a lifetime memory!

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United Republic of Tanzania, Kilimanjaro Region, Moshi, Kawawa street plot 5

P.O Box 938

Our honeymoon dream come true!
5.0

We booked this trip through a travel agent so was unsure of the supplier when we arrived. We had a proper briefing with one of the staff and she was professional and helpful from the start. We were completely blown away by how great everything was (tent set up, porters, guides, food, etc.)

Our guide Joseph was the absolute best, I struggled on the summit day as I was absolutely exhausted and didn’t think I could keep going. Joseph fed me jellybeans, wiped my snotty nose and most importantly believed in me. He was so knowledgeable, spoke perfect English and was just very pleasant to be around. The entire crew was smiling, welcoming and it felt that they enjoyed their jobs as porters. They really are amazing the way they take all that weight up the mountain.

The tent was one of our favorite parts as the dining area is attached to where we slept so walking in between was perfect. My husband is 6’2 and he has never been able to stand up in a tent, he was excited. The food also was great, had lots of flavor and variety. Alpha the cook & Emanuel the waiter were so attentive to our needs, especially me being a vegetarian.

The schedule of how much we would walk to each camp was perfect and we felt the pace set by Joseph and Gerald really helped us with a successful ascent.

I would highly recommend this company as everything felt seamless, the crew sang a song to us at the end and it actually choked me up! They were incredible people to meet. Really enjoyed this experience.

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Good Guide, good company
5.0

The food was fantastic, the prices were reasonable, and my guide (Victor) was a genuinely nice person & took care of everything. Thankful for this company!

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So tough but SO REWARDING!
5.0

Climbing Kilimanjaro is something that I have wanted to do for a long time and I should have done it earlier! Without the expert and caring guidance of Altezza Tours and the amazing Haij and Maro I wouldn’t have made it. Altezza went beyond reasonable expectations and Haij and Maro were kind, encouraging, helpful and inspired confidence.
Thank you everyone.

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Fantastic company and look after coeliacs too.
5.0

As a couple we joined them along with 4 others we did not know. My wife has coeliac disease and they made sure beforehand that there would be something for her for each and every meal. Often being able to join in with the main dish and then given something separate on the dishes that weren’t suitable. She had no problems at all which is crucial on a strenuous climb as this.
The crew were all so kind and looked after everyone very well. The guides and porters were happy to work for this company too and was one of the reasons we chose them.

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Highest quality and professionalism made a wonderful lifetime experience
5.0

I loved climbing Kilimanjaro with Altezza. It was a wonderful and unexpected lifetime experience. I wish to use this opportunity to thank each and everyone who worked hard to make my climbing experience amazingly unforgettable. My apology that I will not recall the names of all the people who contributed to my successful climbing. Highest Quality and Professionalism is what describes what I have found in your people and product. Stasia,the sales manager, provided me with timely, accurate, and useful information from the beginning to the day I traveled to Tanzania and her communication style strengthened my trust in Altezza. Transportation from and to the airport, the first and last days made landing and exit worry-less. Thanks Valerie and Toni for entertaining the coming climbing experience while dissipating my fears and making sure that I was well prepared for the mountain. I appreciated that Toni welcomed us from the mountain and greeted us on our departure to the airport. Last is my special thanks to Victor and Philemone, the guides and their staff. They have done everything they could to maintain our health and safety, make our climbing experience memorable, let us take numerable pictures, bring us up to the summit, and safely bring us back to the hotel. I would not have reached UHURU peak without Victor judgement who skillfully continued encouraging me to slowly keep up.

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Kilimanjaro Summit climb
5.0

Super experience. We had excellent guides and porters that worked well with us and and gave great support and encouragement. We were fed well!

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Marangu Route - climbing Kilimanjaro
5.0

For our honeymoon, my wife and I decided to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and chose Altezza.
We couldn’t have chosen any better.
The team was extremely profesional: 1 guide per person and 6 porters (including a cook). We were taken care of with a lot of attention, the team treated us really well (including hot water bags before sleeping for the cold, a gentle a nice touch we were not seeing with the other groups). We had medical checks twice per day.
We couldn’t make it to the summit without the help and care of the guides, Stanley and Rodgers.
In the hotel where we stayed before and after the climbing, we had good briefings with Altezza’s crew.
Also, they offer equipment for rent needed for the climbing, if needed: this were of high quality brands.
We highly recommend Altezza, they were awesome!!!!!!

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Climbing Kilimanjaro
5.0

My father and I have just climbed Kilimanjaro Mount with Altezza and everything was better than I’d imaniginated! The organization, instalations of the camping tent and, mainly, the professionalism of the team that helped us from the beggining of the route Rongai up to reach the summit! Especially the guides Elipokei and Erick! Byond the knowledgement of the route, me, as a doctor, could noted that they really knew what they were doing about our health control especially even because my father is 67 years old and reacheted the Gilmann’s point with their help.
I deeply recommend Altezza!

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Safari in Tanzania
5.0

Thanks to Altezza Travel for the excellent safari organization in Tanzania. Everything was done without delays, we had a very good guide and wonderful lodging in the parks. We were very worried, since it was our first trip to Africa, but eventually everything was amazing.

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Kilimanjaro & Safari
5.0

The company were fanstastically professional. Our guides and crew were incredible and their priorities were safety & submitting, which we succeeded! The gear was top quality and the meals were above our expectations.
As for the Safari, wow what an experience! Our guide was very knowledgeable and we saw the big 5 and more. The accomodation at the simba eco lodges were a particularly special experience also. Attentive staff and incredible food amongst a beautiful backdrop.
All in all a well run operation and worth the expense.

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3 day safari Tarangiri / Ngorongoro / Serengeti
5.0

Altezza team was very cool, well done. 👌 We were choosing for a long time which company to go with, had a clear vision of what we wanted and what we were ready to pay for, because we had a private tour. An important condition was to have a good car, accommodation in the best lodges and a competent, knowledgeable guide-driver. I would like to personally say thank Julia, she helped to develop an ideal route, answered all our smart and stupid questions, was always in touch, answered WhatsApp, everything was clear and prompt. Everything was hassle-free. And a special thanks to Omari, our guide and driver. Professional, flawless. Every morning in a snow-white ironed shirt 🖐 He showed great knowledge of animals. Thanks to him, we watched the lions’ hunt for bison. Two times we had a chance to see leopards! Lions, elephants, giraffes, rhinoceros and even a hippo crossing our path!

Omari fore made our trip!

Overall, Altezza did a great job, and I would be certainly recommending this company to all wanting to go to Tanzania.

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Safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
5.0

I want to say thank you Alteza, our manager Vika and the best guide – Omari. Everything was organized at the best level possible.

We will be happy to return to another time of the year! Bes regards to Omari) Hakuna-matata!

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Safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
5.0

I want to say thank you Alteza, our manager Vika and the best guide – Omari. Everything was organized at the best level possible.

We will be happy to return to another time of the year! Bes regards to Omari) Hakuna-matata!

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Safari in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
5.0

I want to say thank you Alteza, our manager Vika and the best guide – Omari. Everything was organized at the best level possible.

We will be happy to return to another time of the year! Bes regards to Omari) Hakuna-matata!

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Fantastic safari! Reliable company.
5.0

We were on a 4-day family safari with Altezza and visited Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti. This is not the first time we visited Africa. I have worked for a long time in a number of countries on the continent, and I know firsthand how difficult it is to organize anything at all here. The guys from Altezza did that just brilliantly! Obviously,they enjoy their work. We had a competent English-speaking support team (special thanks to Julia for providing antimalarial prophylaxis!). Their choice of lodges, safari guide, technical condition and the car – everything is at the highest level! Not a single slip in 4 days, fantastic for Africa! Safari guide Omay was very polite and professional! Also, with his help we found the Big Five and the Great Migration … Thousands of antelopes and zebras crossing the Grumeti river is certainly a sight to behold! In general, both the vacation and the tour operator exceeded all expectations. I will definitely recommend Altezza to my friends. Should I ever visit Tanzania again, the question of choosing a tour operator is solved for me. Thanks for everything you did! Good luck and prosperity!

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Climbing Kilimanjaro!!
5.0

A week ago now I have just finished 6days lemosho trek up Kili with Altezza tours. I can’t recommend them enough, they will get you to the top and in such a profession and encouraging way! You won’t go hungry and you’ll always know what the plans are as you go. Our tents were always waiting for us and the food was always ready and it was delicious! Our guides stanle and Isack, kept a watchful eye on us and were always there to encourage us. Infact the whole team did their part superbly. My summit was not possible without my guides. Altezza tours looked after us from start to finish. A great company to choose should you accept the challenge to climb the highest free standing mountain on earth!!

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Great organization, Great People
5.0

We had an amazing safari experience with Altezza Travel! The whole trip was very well organised and was exactly what was advertised! Our tour guide Tom was absolutely brilliant, very knowledgeable about the area and very respectful of the animals and their habitat. I would definitely recommend this company for your safari experience!

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Thank you Altezza..!!!
5.0

We had a guide named Tom who did this trip with our son and daughter in law a year ago. They liked it so much, so we just copied the whole. All we can say is that he was terrific. He’s knowledgeable and very able to adapt the trip to your particular interests. The whole experience was one of our best vacations ever(and we’re retired so we travel a lot). Altezza Travel covered all of the details and delivered everything they promised. No wonder their rating is so high!

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Bucket list - check! Amazing people - check! Experience of a lifetime - check!
5.0

I’d definitely recommend Altezza and the Umbwe tour I did.

Where do I begin…the team was always super responsive and helpful with all of the silly questions I had prior to my trip. Pick up from the airport was provided – if you can, get your visa before you arrive. You can get it at the airport, however you’ll wait for quite a while. I think it took me approx. 1-1.5 hours. The hotel, the staff and the food we stayed at for the first and last night was good. Breakfast and 2 bottles of water per room is included and our hotel also had a pool where you could watch monkey jumping from tree to tree 🙂 If you’re planning to go somewhere after your hike, don’t worry, you can leave extra luggage at the Altezza office.

I felt very safe and welcome all trip long. Our guide Victor and his team took very good care of us. We had medical checks twice a day to ensure the altitude wasn’t getting at us. Everyone of us took Diamox for altitude sickness, which we got from our guide and I can highly recommend it. Just be aware that if you do, your feet, face and fingers might have a tickling sensation occasionally.

The Umbwe route is considered the most difficult. Our group was aged 30-approx. 60 and we all prepared by going to the gym and doing some endurance training. Every one of us made it to the top! 😀 Summit day/night is quite exhausting, since you’ll be on your feet a lot.

The team feeds you really well with breakfast, lunch and dinner and lots of tea and water. We all brought some nuts, protein bars, chocolates, etc. from home as snacks.

At the end of our trip we tipped our guide (who then split it with all porters and the other guides). Everyone of us tipped USD 200 or more.

I had the experience of a lifetime and can only recommend Altezza and the Umbwe tour to anyone!

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Safari
5.0

We made a safari with Altezza and were very satisfied. The service was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. Thank you very much to the manager and our driver Tom who did everything that our trip was a success. We could see the BIG 5 (including the Rhino) and had unforgettable holidays.

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Safari tour: Terengiri, Ngorongoro, Serengeti + Materuni waterfall
5.0

We ordered a tour for couple, and found excellent organization of the tour. Car and guide were excellent, service – above expectations (knowing, that this is Africa). The guide showed his best trying to make for us nice views on different animals. He succeeded to get hand distance to lions and gepards.

Having some minor problems after waterfall excursion we found unexpected generosity from Altezza helping us to finalize Tanzania impressions in a best way.

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Fabulous guides and team..
5.0

We arrived in moshi on 18th July 2020 we stayed ay Aisweri lodge where we met Kate who had everything in order for our climb to Kilimanjaro great job Kate because you gave us the most fantastic guide in Kombe and his assistant peter and a team that were simply the best we could have. To say Kombe went above the odds to look after us what a fantastic leader such a humanitarian, kind good humoured intelligent gentleman with all life skills. We just cannot say enough about him and his team. We will be forever grateful for all their hard work. God bless you all.

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Fantastic life experience with successful summit of Kilimangaro
5.0

Excellent service from Altezza Travel – would definitely recommend the company to everyone embracing on the adventrure.
We ended up going as a couple instead of a group due to change of circumstances.
But we had 12 people going with us!! 2 guides and 10 porters.
Everything was taken care of: accommodation, plenty of food and water including fruits, regular health checks twice a day.
Separate appreciation to the guides – excellent support and fun – wouldn’t make it to the top without them.
We reached the summit and managed to get safe back.
So, would review Altezza Travel as a totally trustable company with excellent service.

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Very professional team
5.0

Haji, Jacob and the team that took my wife and I up the marangu route did an amazing job, throughout the climb, we were both reasonably new to mountaineering and their experience and utmost professionalism made the trip unforgettable. We were both consistently impressed with Haji and Jacob’s knowledge of the mountain and they always went out of their way to ensure our health and wellbeing. They are very safety conscious and were the only guides that we saw who made the effort to conduct twice daily health checks (very important for such a quick climb) which was even commented on by other climbers. Hats off to Haji and the entire Altezza team for a fantastic experience.

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An awesome mountaineering team for Kilimanjaro!!
5.0

Altezza facilitated a fantastic climb to Uhuru Peak. Thanks Demitry for being a prompt and great communicator. The gear list and ground arrangements were on point. Very special thanks to Richard Chandy and Philemon Moshi – guides on our trip and the extraordinary team of porters, cook, etc. A truly 5 Star team who made a challenging trip so much more pleasurable. Their attention to detail and customer oriented attitude was extraordinary.

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