Nelson is a native of Arusha born at the base of Mt Meru. He is a professional mountain tour guide since 2012 when he decided to leave his teaching profession and engage in full time guiding tours on Mt Kilimanjaro and Meru. Since then, he has hiked to the top Mt Kilimanjaro for more than 120 times.
Nelson is a co-founder of Lendimi Safaris and serves as our guide, coordinator and organizer of the mountain treks. Nelson holds a certificate in tour guiding specifically in Mountains and is a certified First Responder. He also holds a diploma in secondary education and a Bachelor Degree in Management of Social Development
Emmanuel Mbise holds a Masters Degree of Science in Environmental Management of the University of Mzumbe and a Bachelors Degree of Arts in History from the University of Dodoma. He has strong passion for nature and cultural heritage and thus sees a need of promoting ecological and socially responsible tours for sustainable development. He has a wider experience in Tanzania’s wildlife and cultural diversity worthy to share. He engaged in the tourist industry in early 2010 as a mountain porter while in college and in due course shifted to wildlife tourism. He has plans to provide more employment opportunities to the youth in Tanzania and preserve the best practices of African Culture while giving back to the environment by planting many trees along river valleys in the Southern Slopes of Mt. Meru for their restoration “Please, would you support Lendimi Safaris on this”
Kristina Lanz has a strong passion for inter-cultural exchange and learning and has carried out extensive research on various land- and development-related issues in Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, and Mongolia. During her travels, she has fallen in love with the beauty of Tanzania and would now like to provide the opportunity to others to learn more about this rich country, as well as the general need for socially and environmentally sustainable tourism and development.
Kristina Lanz holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Berne and an MA in “International Studies and Diplomacy” from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London.
Ever since he was little his dream was to work in Tourism hospitality. He wanted to understand the system and how it all works to provide the best possible service to guests. To achieve this dream, Emanuel enrolled for a University Degree in Tourism Management that gave him enough knowledge regarding tourism and Hosipitality.
Emanuel has love and passion for nature, experience in organizing Safaris and guiding all along Tanzania the land of Kilimanjaro to the endless plains of Serengeti, Selous Game Reserve, Mikumi National Park and all beaches of Tanzania. He is now based in Dar es Salaam where he organizes safaris in Southern Tanzania National Parks and beaches of Dar es Salaam, Bagamoyo and Zanzibar.
Amana brings over four years experience in Study Abroad and leading Study Tours between Denmark and London. During this period, he worked with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad-and it’s wide network of over 100 public and private Universities in the United States, as a faculty member and assistant program director. In addition, he has over four years experience coordinating international faculty exchange programs between the United States and Tanzania.
Amana holds a PhD in Social Works specializing in Rights-Based Approaches. He is passionate about international education and experiential learning approaches within an international context. Amana is more than happy to help you add value to your study abroad programs in Tanzania and beyond. Karibu Sana!