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Acacia trees at sunset in Serengeti National Park


Unforgettable Adventures.

Unforgettable safari adventures
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Wildebeest migration
Elephant in Serengeti National Park


Maasai woman


Tour Highlights: Explore our country's best loved National Parks as we follow the "Northern Safari Circuit" with its annual wildebeest migration. Extend each day's adventure at our hand-picked accommodations - stylish safari lodges with breathtaking views and en-suite bathrooms chosen to welcome you and your family in comfort and safety after each unforgettable day. 


Tour Highlights: Follow Hadzabe warriors as they hunt, meet the Maasai & visit their villages and join us on an optional cycling tour all set against the backdrop of UNESCO World Heritage sites. For those who value culture and connections as well as a thrilling visit to our top National Parks this tour will not disappoint.

Black Rhino in Ngorongoro Crater


Tour Highlights: This tour takes you deep into both the Northern and Central Circuits of the Serengeti as we seek out the annual wildebeest migration, then down into the Ngorongoro Crater, home to some of the most diverse wildlife East Africa has to offer. You'll end your visit with a day among the Hadzabi and Datoga bushmen of Lake Eyasi, experiencing their traditions and unchanged way of life.



Tour Highlights: For those traveling with limited time our "Safari Sampler" is an obvious choice: Our experienced guides know the not-to-be missed attractions and we guarantee you'll leave knowing you've experienced some of the very best sights our country has to offer. End each day with a rejuvenating stay at one of our carefully selected stylish lodges or luxury tented camps.



Tour Highlights: For our clients who prefer a truly "up close" adventure, our National Parks 5 Day Camping Safari offers the perfect solution: Whether day or night, Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Parks will literally be at your "doorstep". 



Tour Highlights: By day the very best of two of our world famous National Parks, by night big sky, innumerable stars and the sound of animals in the bush. You've come to East Africa for adventure and you want your adventure non-stop. This tour answers the needs of the traveler with limited time but who doesn't want to miss the unforgettable adventure that is East Africa and its top rated parks.

Baobab tree
Group of six giraffes in Tarangire
Jambiani Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania



Tour Highlights: Think Epic Safari followed by Epic relaxation! Lake Manyara, Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater; they're all here, followed by 4 days and 3 nights enjoying the spectacular waters off the coast of Zanzibar Island. Browse its legendary spice markets, swim with dolphins and tour Stone Town, just one of several World Heritage sites you'll explore on this in-depth tour of Tanzania's most beloved attractions.

Curated Birding Safaris


The Touchstone Difference

Touchstone Tanzania is a safari holiday tour company committed to its clients' comfort, with a friendly, deeply knowledgeable staff, clean, well-maintained vehicles and an outstanding safety record. 

We work directly with our clients to craft unique and tailored itineraries that cater to our guests specific interests, preferences and desires.

While most safaris guarantee a "visual feast" the educational component of our tours will sweep you into the fascinating world of complex and often symbiotic relationships among the wildlife you're here to admire.  
You'll also enjoy becoming
   part of our family of "ambassadors" as we help you experience the very best our culture has to offer.

 At Touchstone Tanzania we believe      we each have a responsibility to "give back". You'll feel good knowing that by choosing us to meet your adventure travel needs you'll also be furthering our company's efforts to support girls' education in Tanzania .

From the Traveler's Perspective


 "I've visited Tanzania nine times. After my first tour with Lalashe Mollel, the founder of Touchstone Tanzania, I never  considered booking with anyone else. With Mr. Mollel's travel company you'll experience not only an unforgettable visit to see an amazing land and its incredible wildlife but gain insight into what truly makes the country such a welcoming destination. I first came to Tanzania to see its animals. After seeing the country through the eyes (and heart) of Lalashe and his "ambassador guides" I keep returning to draw inspiration from its people. A tour with Touchstone Tanzania will truly be an  unforgettable adventure.


- Patricia Minter-Powell   Sackets Harbor,, NY

About Us

At Touchstone Tanzania we offer a palette of unique safari experiences carefully designed to showcase the very best of  our country's natural wonders

and wildlife.

Our founder, Lalashe Mollel, is a native Maasai with years of experience arranging and guiding safaris, trekking adventures, cultural tours and Zanzibar Beach Holidays.


 Born and raised in the Arusha region, he holds a degree in Wildlife Tourism and Management with a focus on wildlife safaris and bird ecosystems from MWEKA,  the College of African Wildlife, based in the Kilimanjaro Region.


Certified by the Tanzanian government as a National Safari Guide, Lalashe considers himself and his employees first and foremost cultural ambassadors.


Let us turn our Home

into Your Unforgettable Adventure. It's why we're here and what we do best.


Touchstone Tanzania clients visiting a girls' school
Lalashel Mollel, Director of  Touchstone Tanzania
Touchstone Tanzania Director helping to produce a wildlife film
Students at the Kitenga Girls Secondary School, Tanzania
Touchstone Tanzania, Proud supporter of
Tanzania Tourist Board


"Before Lalashe Mollel founded Touchstone TZ, we were fortunate enough to be the beneficiary of his kind, thorough and professional care. I run an organization that is supporting a girls school initiative west of the Serengeti. It’s not an easy place to get to! I have traversed the Serengeti many times with Lalashe as we travelled to and from Kitenga. He is an extremely cautious driver and has been my teacher on both the wildlife and culture of Tanzania. As well, Lalashe was our chosen guide as we curated donor visitor trips to the school. He immediately became part of the GEC family and led what have become ‘trips of a lifetime’ for many. Tanzania is an incredible country on so many different levels - beauty, culture and wonderful people. You must go!"


- Anne Wadsworth

Executive Director

Girls Education Collaborative 


 "Our trip to Tanzania would not have been half as spectacular had it not been for our incredible guide, Lalashe. From the moment he greeted us at the airport, to our tearful goodbyes to someone we now thought of as family he delivered the most fantastic level of service imaginable. He took the time to show us the true Tanzania, to explore markets with us and to describe in detail his country's multitude of flora and fauna. We saw Tanzania through  his eyes and knew his love for his home. He patiently taught us  helpful Swahili phrases and worked along side us at a girls' school in rural Tanzania. Our farewell safari across the Serengeti was an unforgettable experience of sheer beauty. Lalshe brings you home to Tanzania and makes you want to stay forever. We recommend both him and Touchstone Tanzania as THE guide to one of the most breathtaking places on this planet."


-Hanna & Scott Rosenheck

Tonawanda, New York

Touchstone Tanzania Clients
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