Author Archives: Ellison Mkonyi

Guide Report. March 1, 2016

Jambo and good morning from a warm and sunny Arusha! I’ve just completed guiding my most recent safari with 2 couples from California and Oregon, USA. We enjoyed 7 nights together in the bush with 5 nights in the Serengeti National Park at Lake Masek Tented Lodge along with 2 nights in the Ngorongoro Crater at the spectacular Ngorongoro Manor Lodge. The game viewing is currently exceptional in the Serengeti with the huge herds of migratory wildebeest, zebra and gazelle dispersed all through the southern …

Driver-Guide Report – Welcome 2014.

Greetings from Arusha, Tanzania. Follows is our driver guide report at the conclusion of our safari with the Organ and Chiarandini Families (December 30th, 2013 to January 7th, 2014). This was a family of six including two young children. It was a fantastic experience for the guests with 8 nights on safari split between the Central Serengeti, East Serengeti, South Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. We enjoyed 2 nights at Seronera Sametu Camp, 2 nights at Lemala Ndutu Camp, 2 nights at Mbuzi Mawe Lodge and …

By Ellison, Pokea and Francis – The Last Wildebeest Crossing

Jambo! This is ADS driver-guides Ellison, Pokea and Francis reporting from Tanzania with our bush report. This time there were 3 of us guides joining together since we were with a large family from Santa Fe, New Mexico. There were a total of 17 adults and children in the family group. It was a wonderful experience to be with such a large and happy family group over the course of the safari. Our adventure started on November 19th and ended on November 30th and we …