SHRIKE’s Speciality Safaris include all the qualities found in the company’s acclaimed wildlife safaris but include other intriguing elements for a different but just as an exclusive ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME experience far from the pith-helmeted crowds. It’s important to you that all our specialty trips are “all-inclusive” and you won’t be “nickel and dimed” for WIFI, tips at the camps, drinks, and laundry; just relax and enjoy as we create moments of awe and beauty that take your breath away…
Travel like Teddy Roosevelt- Shoot with A Camera is a safari that takes you back to 1909 when Teddy Roosevelt tra- velled to East Africa. The rest is history— a century ago. The tour incorporates an emphasis on the most authentic African adventure and a raw wilderness experience through ultimate game viewing, exclusive tented accommodation, and hot-air balloon ride and other planned adventures. we love to throw in little unexpected surprises along the way
On East Africa Private Jet Expedition our principal modes of exploration include wildlife viewing both on foot, horse and by vehicle and a private beach holiday adventure to Mnemba Island in Zanzibar. At every destination, local top-notch guides and experts who provide us with insights on their specialties join us.
But, perhaps the most memorable of all will be the people you meet during these Speciality Safaris from the accom- plished Tanzanian major domos of each accommodation to the skilled and enormously knowledgeable Safari Guides. Mark the founder of SHRIKE, and his team is a fascinating lot with a great vision and passion for Africa. Getting to know these people on safari— and doubtlessly considering them friends by the end of your stay—may even trump the wildlife experience that lured you to Africa in the first place. Each individual has a captivating story to tell and they are, to a person, endlessly interesting.
The absolute ultimate in luxury travel, Shrike’s Travel like Teddy Roosevelt—Shoot with A Camera offers the excitement and glamour of the African bush together with a romantic and indulgent itinerary featuring the most exclusive and luxu- rious tented camp in all of Africa. Even the extravagance of the Hot Air Balloon Safari is included. And unprecedented internal flights make travel between parks a seamless joy. The following paragraph provides details of this programme and the tale of our inspiration for this exquisite safari. In 1909 Teddy Roosevelt jour-neyed to East Africa with an entourage of society friends and there undertook a journey that would forever alter the world’s perception of luxury travel at its ultimate. 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 500 porters to transport and service the needs of this exclusive group in their quest to conquer the bush in elegance and luxury. It was then that the concept of the Tented Safari was born, an elaborate combination of exotic African adventure and European civility and comfort. A century later, the Africa of Teddy Roosevelt awaits the traveler who wishes to experience the splendour of the wilderness in all its raw and stunning beauty while luxuriating in the finest of services and deluxe accommodations. This trip will make every aspect of your journey unforgettable...
The absolute ultimate in birding luxury safari, Shrike's Luxury Birding & Wildlife Expedition offers the excitement and glamour of the African birding together with a romantic and indulgent game viewing highlighting the most classic and luxurious resorts in all of Tanzania. And local flights from one destination to another serve time and end up having plenty of time to enjoy NATURE. This African expedition is more than just BIRDING... thundering herds, hundreds of bird species on the trees and plains, in the Crater and in savannah woodland. On that rare and unusual occasion, there can be splendor and elegance beyond your wildest imagination.
The most comprehensive and ingeniously crafted program we offer exclusively to SHRIKE guests. East Africa Private Jet Expedition is a magnifi- cent journey through Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and the Spice island of Zanzibar with luxuriously long stays in East Africa’s most renowned reserves, abundant time for rich wildlife viewing sessions and the private jet to expedite travel from one destination to another. Relax on Indian Ocean's stunning beaches in Zanzibar... The following three types of private jets will be used for all international routes:- Bombardier Challenger 350 or similar (2 up 7 Guests) Heavy Jet –Gulfstream V or similar (up 18 Guests) VIP Airliner – Airbus 319 or similar (for larger than 18 guests) While the routing between Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater, and the legendary Serengeti as well as between Ngorongoro Crater and Kilimanjaro International Airport, a Private PC12 Charter Flight will be used.