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Discover the wonders of Tanzania’s wildlife and landscapes with Fortes Africa Ltd, a local Tanzanian family business with over 40 years of experience in creating unforgettable safari adventures.

With offices in Mwanza and Arusha, we are perfectly positioned to provide you with exceptional safari experiences in Tanzania.

Being a family-run business, Fortes Africa nurtures a warm and welcoming atmosphere, treating every traveller as an extension of the family.

The company is committed to empowering its dedicated staff, recognising their invaluable contributions and fostering a sense of ownership in delivering exceptional safari experiences.

Delivering Exceptional safari Experiences

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Creating Unforgettable Safari Adventures for More Than 40 Years

Fortes Africa has a storied history that began in 1980, when a local family of nature enthusiasts and experienced guides in Tanzania came together to share their passion for the country's rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes.

With a vision to provide travellers with authentic and transformative safari experiences, they founded Fortes Africa, a safari company deeply rooted in local expertise and responsible tourism.

Fortes Africa quickly gained recognition for its exceptional service and commitment to sustainability from its humble beginnings as a small local safari operator. Over the years, the company expanded its operations, establishing partnerships with renowned lodges and conservation organizations in the region.

This growth enabled Fortes Africa to offer a diverse range of safari packages, catering to the interests and preferences of every traveller.

Go Beyond the Ordinary

Today, Fortes Africa stands as a leading safari company in Tanzania, known for delivering unforgettable experiences that go beyond the ordinary.

With a focus on customised itineraries, attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to sustainable practices, the company continues to create cherished memories for travellers seeking to connect with nature and explore the untamed beauty of Tanzania.

Fortes Africa's enduring legacy lies in the hearts of the travellers whose lives have been forever touched by the magic of the Tanzanian wilderness.

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Local Expertise & Knowledge

We take pride in our local expertise and deep understanding of the natural environment. Our experienced guides are passionate about wildlife and have extensive knowledge of the region's culture, history, and ecosystems. They will be knowledgeable companions throughout your safari, ensuring an enriching and educational journey.

Since its inception, Fortes Africa has remained true to its core values, emphasising experienced and knowledgeable guides who have an intimate understanding of Tanzania's diverse ecosystems and wildlife behaviour.

These guides serve as passionate storytellers, immersing travellers in the wonders of the natural world while ensuring their safety and comfort throughout the safari journey.

Camping in the Tanzania bush
Stopping for lunch on safari

Team of Dedicated Tanzania Safari Specialists

Fortes Africa boasts a highly skilled and passionate team that embodies the company's values and dedication to excellence.

The team comprises seasoned safari guides, wildlife experts, hospitality professionals, and travel specialists, all committed to providing the highest level of service and ensuring clients' safety and comfort throughout their safari journey.

Each team member possesses an in-depth understanding of Tanzania's diverse ecosystems, wildlife behaviors, and cultural heritage, enriching the safari experience with their wealth of knowledge and genuine enthusiasm for sharing their homeland's wonders.

Well-Maintained Fleet of Safari Vehicles

Quality is at the heart of Fortes Africa's operations, reflected in the company's well-maintained fleet of 4x4 vehicles.

The vehicles undergo regular maintenance in our internationally certified workshop, ensuring the highest safety and reliability standards for our esteemed guests.

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A Commitment to Sustainability & Responsible Tourism

As custodians of the land, we prioritise conservation efforts and aim to minimize our ecological footprint. Our well-maintained fleet of vehicles, serviced in our workshop, ensures reliability and comfort during your safari while reducing environmental impact.

The company was born out of a shared vision to offer travellers an extraordinary and personalised safari experience that would allow them to connect with the natural wonders of Tanzania truly.

Fortes Africa's commitment to sustainability is unwavering. The company actively supports conservation projects and local communities as part of its responsible tourism approach. A significant portion of the proceeds from safaris is donated to various conservation initiatives and charities, contributing to preserving Tanzania's natural heritage and supporting local development.

Fortes Africa is a shining example of responsible and sustainable tourism, inviting travellers to embark on unforgettable journeys while positively impacting Tanzania's delicate ecosystems and vibrant communities. With a legacy built on passion, expertise, and ethical practices, Fortes Africa remains a trusted partner for travellers seeking to explore the wonders of Tanzania's untamed wilderness in harmony with nature.

We Serve the Planet & the People

Empowering Communities, Fostering Peace & Preserving Nature

Beyond wildlife encounters, we impact our local community. Our partnership with the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation supports conflict resolution, peace, and nature preservation. Collaboration addresses community-wildlife conflicts, promoting coexistence, well-being, and environmental protection.

Preserving nature ensures community prosperity and awe-inspiring destinations. Fortes Africa is dedicated to holistic change, community empowerment, and environmental stewardship.

The Shalom Centre holds a special place in our hearts.

Our partnership with Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation reflects shared values and a personal connection with Fr. Patrick Devine, PhD, founder of the Shalom Centre. Fr. Patrick’s commitment to transforming communities and fostering sustainable peace inspires us. His expertise shapes our mission, grounded in trust and shared goals.

Together, we empower communities, resolve conflicts, promote peace, and preserve East Africa’s natural wonders.

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