Why Joica Tours?
All our staff, including the directors, have first hand experience and knowledge of Tanzania. Having specialized training and continual updates, means that they are experts in their fields of knowledge and will be able to provide any information required by the traveler.
We live here. This is our land and our heritage. We love the wildlife, people, and natural wonders of our country, and we are proud to share our knowledge and passion.
TAILOR MADE TOURS
We specialize in fully customized travel made tours that will be developed to suit the clients’ interests and needs.
Joica Tours has safari and climbing experts who speak English, German, and Spanish. Our skilled professionals were selected by us from a pool of the very best local guides. They go through extensive training in Travel and Tourism industry including first aid treatment, mountain rescue, beach and water safety, wild animal behaviour etc. We assure they’re among the best professionals in the industry with immense talent and respect with years of experience and successful trips with the destinations we operate.
Joica Tours is attentive to safety measures and takes responsibility for our client very seriously. Our professional guides are trained and skilled specifically for their adventure. They’ll explain to you the precautions and measures to be taken during mountain climbing, safari game drives, or beach excursions. They are prepared to detect, treat, and prevent altitude sickness and other expedition situations, and employ modern rescue measures and evacuation plans in case of any emergencies.
PORTERS AND GUIDE WELFARE
Porter welfare is taken very seriously at Joica and we do our best to ensure their well-being. We’re in compliance with all required and established guidelines on porter wages and welfare by respective national authorities. We always try to pay our porters we employ on par or more than the set industry standards and take care of their food, accommodation, and other expenses. The loads that they carry are restricted to reasonable weight limit which is measured at our hotel and confirmed by the part authorities at the gate/entry point.
QUALITY EQUIPMENT & GEAR
We use modern, high-quality camping equipment and clean, highly rated lodging and facilities to keep our clients as comfortable and safe as possible while on adventures with us. The mountain gears we use for trekking are warm, waterproof, spacious, and intended for rigor mountain climbing. We also provide thick foam sleeping pads. The gears are comprehensive and are from known brands. Daypacks, rucksacks, Mount Bell sleeping bags which can operate under a -25 degrees temperatures, flashlights, gloves, sunglasses, long underwear, hiking boots, water bottles, raincoats, rain pants, heavy and light ponchos, socks, duffel bags, balaclavas, warm down jackets, hats, and neck scarfs are rented by us.
We ensure the freshness of all food and drinks served on expeditions like safari and mountain hiking. These are prepared by our chefs on spot using fresh local ingredients. The meals are nutritious, delicious, caloric dense and are specifically designed to keep the energy level of our clients up while they’re on an adventure. We also cater to specific dietary requirements.
INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP TRAVELERS
Individuals who want the company of others can join a scheduled group. Those who simply want to travel alone can do so. We offer all destinations for any size party on any dates.
Our office staff members, mountain and safari guides are proud to share their in-depth acquired knowledge from years of operation. We always, through our service, try to meet our client’s needs and tailor our tours based on their preference.
SUPPORT LOCAL ECONOMY
We are a 100% a local Tanzanian Safari company. Thus, by booking with us, most or all of your dollar amount will be going towards supporting the local economy. We are proud of our qualified staff members we employ at Joica who provide an outstanding tour experience to our clients!. We also donate 6% of every booking to street kids.