The Ultimate in Tailor—made Safaris

Shrike Custom Safari

Shrike Custom Safari

"The Ultimate in Custom—Crafted African Safari...

Our Custom Safari continues the tradition that started in the early 1910s after Teddy Roosevelt's hunting safari to East Africa in 1909. Replete with collapsible canvas bathtubs, custom—made bed linens, exotic safari outfits and equipment, vintage wines, and elegant table fittings, the party set out with approximately 500 porters to transport and service the needs of this exclusive group in their quest to conquer the bush in elegance and luxury. This concept had grown over the decades that followed. 
The customized safari adventure fits your life better as it's crafted specifically for you—it has exactly the specifications you want and nothing you don't want. Our team of safari and Mount Kilimanjaro trek specialists for nearly two decades had have customized adventures for actors and actresses, artists, CEOs and Presidents, discerning travelers, and filmmakers using the value of the Shrike DNA—We Care, Personally, and Deeply as the key point of reference.

At Shrike, You Are Always At The Heart of Planning Your Safari...

Planning a perfect trip takes more than knowledge and experience. It takes time. That’s what we offer you. We take the time to listen to you and get to know your wishes and plans, then we design a trip for you that ticks every box. Experience a place the right way. See it from all angles. So that when you return home, not only are you refreshed and revitalized, but you’re content that you did everything right with your precious time away.
There’s no such thing as a package safari with us; no two experiences are the same because no two requests are ever identical. Our website is here to inspire you. The itineraries are simply examples of the types of trips we like to run so have a read, browse by interest or by your specific need and let us know. And when you have an idea of what you’re looking for, be it vague or intricately specific, get in touch. We’ll do the rest. 

How It Works

We are specialists in custom safari and can help you plan your safari with complete flexibility and personalized service by simply filling out this form, and leave all the hard work to us... we’re not like the travel agencies you’ll walk past on the high street or the faceless booking engines you might stumble upon online. We’re here to guide you, inspire you, tailor a safari to your precise needs, and make sure your time away is perfect. And here’s how we do it… It’s just 7 simple steps to your perfect African holiday. And then some. But don’t just take our word for it…

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Tell Us Your Ideal Trip

Schedule a session, drop us an email, or just complete this form; the choice is yours. *No detail is overlooked, everything is important.

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Receive a Bespoke Plan

The second stage is to work closely with you on planning, customization, and design of your safari or Kilimanjaro trek to reflect your own style and wishes.

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Fine—Tune Your Itinerary

The itinerary is not set in concrete, just sent to give you the first idea of what your adventure may look like.

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Reserve Your Safari

We will then confirm your lodges, tented camps, or villa (depending on your chosen accommodations), and hold your booking.

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Pre—Departure Support

We don't keep quiet after you put down the 30% deposit. This is just the beginning of our personalized service to you.

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You are OFF

Seeing Tanzania. Taking it all in. Creating Lifelong memories. Escaping your daily grind...

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We Like to Stay in Touch

Not in spamemail—pushy—upsell—way. But just because we love to hear how your trip went. Your honest review and suggestion are the vital part of our growth and helps us evolve.

Ready to Start Planning Your Safari?

Crafting a truly exceptional safari takes passion and time. With Shrike, no two itineraries are the same; each safari is as unique as you are—this is what makes our custom safaris unbeatable. By providing us with more details, it will enable us to put you in touch with the most appropriate safari specialist to handle accordingly your inquiry.

Shrike Safaris does everything with a custom approach, so they aren't throwing you into the tourist pit that is run by others [such as A&K, MICATO, etc.]. Although custom approaches command a premium, it is well worth the increment in price because the experience you will get is far and away superior. You will be away from the hordes, you will see larger packs of animals, you will have 1—on—1 [or close to] handling, and you'll feel that they really care about you...

Charbel Tagher & His FamilyPresident, Specified Technologies Inc.New York, US