Our Team

Anna Edman Ansell – Managing Director and Sustainability Coordinator 

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About Anna

Born and raised on the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, I have a special passion for all things Tanzania and all things adventure. I am the managing director in charge of marketing, and I also handle our local partnerships. I’m trained in Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford, which has fueled my passion for sustainability, being not only something that you talk about but something that you do. My favorite adventure is the Machame Route on Mount Kilimanjaro, the landscape is absolutely beautiful, and for me, it is an almost spiritual experience.

Anna@worldadventuretours.com

John Edman Ansell – Managing Director

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About John

Originally from the island of Gotland, and trained as a renaissance historian at Uppsala University. My dream adventure right now is a high-altitude hike in Nepal. I am the managing director in charge of the business side of things. My special passion is sustainable and socially responsible adventure tourism.

John@worldadventuretours.se

Purity Kwamboka – Sales and Reservations Consultant

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About Purity

My name is Purity Kwamboka, a passionate Tour consultant born and raised in the vibrant city of Nairobi. My love for discovering new cultures, cuisines, and landscapes has become the driving force behind my career as a dedicated Tour Consultant. I am deeply fascinated by the power of travel to broaden perspectives, foster connections, and create unfading memories.

I am dedicated to providing you with a smooth, stress-free journey from beginning to end. Let’s go on a collaborative journey to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Karibu!

Purity@worldadventuretours.com

Joyce Gitumbi – Sales and Reservations Consultant

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About Joyce

My name is Joyce, a travel consultant based in Kenya. My goal is to provide clients with customized travel plans that make their trips unforgettable. By tailoring each itinerary to match the specific preferences and needs of my clients, I ensure adventures are uniquely memorable and thoroughly rewarding. My passion for travel and exploration drives me to discover new places, enriching the travel suggestions I make. I am eager to welcome you, helping to turn your travel aspirations into reality.

Joyce@worldadventuretours.com

Sally Mwangi – Sales and Reservations Consultant

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About Sally

I am a Kenyan, trained in tour guiding, administration, tourism, and business studies. I am a nature enthusiast and a travel consultant who loves adventures in new places, making new friends, and experiencing different cultures. I enjoy planning and offering clients wonderful quality experiences so that they return for more adventures with us. In my free time, I enjoy visiting national parks, watching wildlife documentaries, and going on nature walks as I study flora and fauna.
My favorite animals are elephants, cheetahs, and dolphins. Looking forward to being in touch with you to plan your trip.

Sally@worldadventuretours.com

Gabriel Mtesigwa – Sales and Reservations Consultant

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About Gabriel

Hello, I’m Gabriel, your dedicated travel consultant at World Adventure Tours. Armed with a degree in African Wildlife Management, I offer a wealth of knowledge to curate exceptional journeys.

Anticipate tailor-made itineraries, in-depth wildlife expertise, and a steadfast dedication to transforming your travel aspirations into remarkable experiences.

Trust me to guide you through an adventure that surpasses expectations.

Karibu Sana!!

Gabriel@worldadventuretours.com

Nancy Kasambala – Safari Coordinator Tanzania

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About Nancy

My name is Nancy Kasambala, all my life nature & wildlife have been my passion so I decided to turn into my profession. Graduated bachelor degree in Wildlife management & tourism from our famous college of African wildlife management (CAWN) which is located on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro (Mweka).

I have so much to tell you about my beautiful country Tanzania & I can’t wait to meet you!

Wilbard Abely – Sales and Reservations Consultant

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About Wilberd

I have turned my life upside down to live my dream and now my goal is to make yours come true, organizing the best Safari experience ever.

Remember..!!

“Safari is an experience that everyone should have, at least once in their life”

“See the colors, breathe the scents and meet the animals of this magical land on a journey that will change you forever”-

Fun facts about me 😊

I work in tourism and I LOVE tourism!

I am proud to be a member of the World Adventure Tours team. My experience within the industry enhances my work as a tour consultant, I understand what clients seek in their African Safari experience and am thus better inspire them to book their dream holiday with us!

I have become the reference point for many travelers who want to visit Tanzania in a unique and special way.

KARIBU SANA..!!

Dmc@worldadventuretours.com

Yesse Isak Lema – Mountain Guide

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About Yesse

How long have you been climbing?
From 2009 up to date. I became a Mountain Guide in 2012. So 13 years as a climbing guide for both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru.

Where are you from? Which area?
Moshi Town.

Age?
37 years old.

What do you like about the mountain?
The nature on the mountain, the fitness of being on the mountain, the exposure. Also I get to learn different cultures with different by being on the mountain – it’s great!

Do you have any special interest when it comes to nature or sports?
Mountain biking, trekking, high altitude marathons (Rongai gate-summit).

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
Have a positive mind (a strong heart and mind). I think people should just dream it and not think it too much.

Regan Kimario – Mountain Guide

Regan Kimario
About Regan

How long have you been climbing?
I have been climbing for about ten years now and I have been on the Summit more than 250 different times.

Where are you from? Which area?
I am from Moshi Municipal , Kilimanjaro – Tanzania.

Age?
I’m 29 years old.

What do you like about the mountain?
I like the forest, birds, wild animals, flowers, plants, views, sunrises, sunsets, trails and the ice field or (Permanent Ice cap)… The list goes on…

Do you have any special interest when it comes to nature or sports?
Yes, I’m very interested in nature. I love everything about the mountain. I also love learning new things, so I’m up for anything!

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
Here is my list:
1: Be a good listener
2: Follow the rules and regulations from the National Parks
3: Drink at least 2.5 – 3.5 liters of water everyday
4: Do not rush or climb fast in order to get a chance for your body to acclimatise
5: Try to eat enough when you have an appetite

Dastan Mahonge – Mountain Guide

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About Dastan

Hello, my name is Dastan Mahonge, I’m professional mountain Guide. I have been working as a Guide for ten years now. I welcome you to climb the highest mountain in Africa and world’s highest free standing peak. The mountain trek, flowers, birds and experience is a once in a lifetime trip. As I always say to all my clients, pole pole up to the top (this means slowly slowly in Kiswahili), climb up safe and descend down safe, this is my motto!

Hakuna matata karibu Tanzania 🇹🇿

Elineema Sadikiel – Mountain Guide

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About Elineema

How long have you been climbing?
I started climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru professionally 17 years ago and most of our guests make it to the top.

Where are you from? Which area?
I was born and raised in Mwanga, Kilimanjaro.

Age?
I am 49 years old

What do you like about the mountain?
The mountain has brought me so many friends from all around the globe, I have been hiking for years but Kilimanjaro vegetation has never seize to amaze me. The animals we see along the way, plants, streams of rivers and the snow up the top have always been my highlights.

Do you have any specific interest when it comes to nature or sports?
I like football the most!

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
My slogan is “pole pole” slowly slowly because our beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro doesn’t like to rushed.

William Kimbi – Mountain Guide

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About William

My name is William and I am a proud mountain guide, specializing in Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru climbs. I have more than 10 years experience and working with World Adventure Tours has been so rewarding. I love meeting people from all around the world! Safety is my number 1 focus when I am taking up my clients! I’ll see you soon on the mountain! Karibu! 

Living Thomas Maleo (Babayetu) – Mountain Guide

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About Babayetu

My name is Living Thomas Maleo, aged 41, a seasoned mountain guide with over 20 years of expertise in mountain kilimanjaro and Meru. I have reached these summit of these mountains over 380 times. Karibu!

Zamoyoni Celestine – Safari Guide

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About Zamoyoni

I have an extensive knowledge and experience in wildlife, nature, and the local culture. When you are on a safari with me, I’ll be able to provide accurate and interesting information about the animals, plants, and people in the area. I’ll also be able to fix the safari car incase of breakdown – You can count on me! I can’t wait to make your safari experience educational and enjoyable.

Emmanuel Silvano – Safari Guide

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About Emmanuel

My name is Emmanuel Silvano, I have been working as a safari tour guide for ten years. I was trained from the college of Arusha and since then safari tours has been my life.

With all the years of my experience as a safari guide to lead and guide guests, providing them with important information concerning wildlife and natural landscapes we encounter has been my number one priority.

Welcome to my country where your safety and wellbeing while doing safari is our main goal.

Mohdhar Attas a.k.a. Papuu – Safari Guide

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About Papuu

I have been guiding and driving safari cars for 10 years now and I absolutely love it. Most of the time I ask clients why they come to Tanzania, the answer is always the Serengeti. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of wildlife with the clients. I am a qualified tour guide, I graduated from Mweka Wildlife College. 

Muddy Mwali – Safari Guide

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About Muddy

I’m Mbuji a.k.a Muddy. I’m 39 years old and I have been working as a safari guide for approximately 16 years now. I’m educated in ecology and I love helping my guests realize their dream of the ultimate African safari experience. I’m fluent in English. 

 

 Issa Farrah – Safari Guide

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About Issa

I am a professional safari guide born and raised in Moshi City, Tanzania. I’ve been doing my job for 21 years and I am 45 years old. I have a diploma in Advanced Tour Guiding. I am educated at the Vocational Training Education Authority Of Tanzania (VETA), and Mweka College of African Wildlife Studies specializing in tourism, first aid, fieldwork, wildlife, plants, and biology. I have also received training at Safari Training Center and Wayo Bush schools for more wildlife knowledge and ornithology studies.

I am so passionate about wildlife and I love guiding people in the beautiful national parks that we have here in Tanzania. This is my dream job and I love it! I believe that ecotourism is very important for Tanzania’s wildlife conservation and that is why I have dedicated my life to showing people nature and wildlife so that they can truly appreciate and understand the importance of conservation and protection of our wildlife and environment.

You are most welcome and I can’t wait to see you on Safari!

 

 

 Majid – Content Creator

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About Majid

I am incredibly passionate about wildlife, nature, and people. As a travel specialist working with World Adventure Tours for a year now, I have been able to voice these passions by creating social media content. Looking forward to inspiring you online.

 

Frank Njema – Mountain Guide

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About Frank

How long have you been climbing?
From 1997 up to date. I became a Professional Guide in 2000. So it’s been 20 years now climbing as a guide for both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru!

Where are you from? Which area?
From Moshi Town.

Age?
42

What do you like about the mountain?
The nature and that you are constantly exposed to different environments and there are always new expereiences.

Do you have any special interest when it comes to nature or sports?
I am really interested in checking out wild fauna and flora. But when it comes down to it I love climbing , mountain biking and Uhuru peak!

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
If you want to succeed, take it slow! “Pole pole” as we say.

Ramadhan Mndeme – Mountain Guide

Ramadhan Mndeme
About Ramadhan

How long have you been climbing?
I started off as a mountain porter in 1999. Then as an assistant guide from 2001 to 2002. In 2003 I became a Professional Guide. So it’s been 23 years now guiding on the mountain.

Where are you from? Which area?
I’m from Mwanga , the Pare society!

Age?
48 years.

What do you like about the mountain?
I love the nature. My favorite zones are the forest, the Alpine Desert and the summit ofcourse!

Do you have any special interest when it comes to nature or sports?
I love walking and exercising in general.

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
If you want to summit you need someone who know how to encourage you and support you along the journey. Plus it doesn’t hurt to get hospitality on the mountain.

Fredy Martin – Mountain Guide

Fredy Martin
About Freddy

How long have you been climbing?
I was a mountain porter for one year to support myself, then I became an assistant guide for another year and a half. It became a natural step to become a mountain guide. So, I’ve been climbing from 2002 to date, so about 19 years.

Where are you from? Which area?
I’m from Tanga, the coast area Mombo.

Age?
45 years old!

What do you like about the mountain?
I love the exposure, the climbing culture and it never gets old with beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

Do you have any special interest when it comes to nature or sports?
I run marathons, play football. I also love watching football. But anything to do with sport trekking or running on mountains then I’m in!

What’s are your best tip(s) to clients who want to summit Kilimanjaro?
I think that having a guide who can encourage you is important. A guide who can check their clients heart beat, blood circulation and oxygen levels so that you get the best help that you need. Having first aid knowledge comes in handy and gives the client the security that they need so that they know that they are in good hands.

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