Why book with African Safaris and Adventures ?
African Safaris and Adventures was founded by a group of like-minded individuals who came together to create lavish and personalized holiday dreams – we create the African vacation dream and you experience it. As a tour company, African Safaris and Adventures is unique in the sense that it specialises in Africa, we chose to keep it mainly to Africa, as we wanted to create the most enlightening, luxurious and personalised tailor-made travel in Africa today. Well Africa is our home and we know the joys that it will bring you. We offer you the best in what our homeland has to offer, from the beautiful mountain ranges, amazing coastlines and some of the most breathtaking wildlife parks for that unforgettable safari experience. We will definitely astound you every step into your “African Dream”.
At African Safaris and Adventures have a simple philosophy: we want to make planning your vacation as easy as possible for you, we want to offer the very best in customer service and we want to exceed your expectations. We research all African holiday destinations and hotels; lodge, tented camps and beach resorts thoroughly to ensure that you get up-to-the-minute tour advice and travel information. Our unrivalled experience of planning tailor-made holidays in Africa is only matched by our unparalleled knowledge of this diverse continent. Our recommendations are based on personal experience, with all holidays designed specifically to meet your requirements. We understand the different demands of a holiday from budget backpacker tours & missionary church groups to groups camping students, family safaris, honeymoon vacation and we tailor-make the arrangements to suit your exact needs and budget.
So from vibrant South Africa holidays to beach Vacations in Zanzibar Island, Mozambique, Mauritius & the Seychelles, to the open plains of wildlife safaris in Kenya & Lodge – camping safari in Tanzania and the wilderness areas of Botswana, Namibia & Zambia let us share our Africa with you. Trek Kilimanjaro Tanzania, go on safari & witness the Great Migration safaris in Serengeti & Masai Mara , Gorilla tracking & trekking tours in Uganda, chimpanzees safaris in their natural habitat, enjoy blissful beach holiday in Mombassa and Malindi or lamu Island Coast, walk with Maasai Warriors - Visit our Home at the Heart of Africa. We believe that personal contact is the essence of a successful holiday. All of our travel consultants have first-hand experience of the countries they cover - they know the best places to stay, what to see, how to get there and will design a luxury holiday just for you. As our clients increase in number and recommend us to friends and family, year on year, the tour team is kept on their toes. We continue to update our unrivalled knowledge and offer a personalised service to our discerning and valued clients. It is our personal attention to detail, together with the range of options on offer, which makes booking through African Safaris and Adventures so unique. Please remember that for those wishing to book through us, nothing is too much trouble.
African Safaris and Adventures - a travel agency and tour operator offers exciting c safaris throughout Africa. Established in 2000 our headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya and we have associated offices in Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Egypt, Seychelles, Namibia, Zanzibar Island .We are members of the East African Wildlife Society, the Flying Doctor’s Society and Eco tourism Kenya .Based in Nairobi, Kenya – East Africa’s commercial hub African Safaris and Adventures is strategically located to offer a comprehensive range of travel and safari offerings of the very highest standard. Whether it’s booking a flight from Nairobi to New York or an exciting adventure safari to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, we are able to serve your every need. As a company, our expansion has been gradual and calculated, and over the years we have earned an enviable reputation for offering "unbeatable value for money". Offering value for money however does not mean that we provide an inferior product; in fact, quite the contrary.
Edwin product development - was born and brought up on a ranch in the shadows of Mount Kenya and speaks several tribal dialects. He finished his education in Kenya with a diploma in Tourism Management. He has been actively involved in East African tourism and conservation. Edwin spends all of his time on safari, whether with guests or friends. His love of the bush is contagious and his knowledge superb. He pioneered many safari treks in Africa. No one understands the safari world better. He worked for Abercrombie & Kent, Fairmount hotels, Sopa Lodges
Esther operations - joined the company in 2001 having worked in the travel & safari industry for many years prior to joining. After graduating from the University of Nairobi, Kate decided that her love of travel and a degree in geography meant that she was destined to work in safari. She was instrumental in expanding our Kenya safari programs and has since gone on to establish and develop our Uganda gorilla tracking department. Esther has recently started helping the Tanzania Serengeti migration team alongside her duties
Rian Finance Controller qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987 and followed a successful career in public practice. He particularly enjoyed the opportunities this provided to gain knowledge and experience of the commercial issues and strategies applicable to a wide variety of businesses which informed the advice he was able to give to his clients
Mark Hotels Reservations Manager - began his career with hotel management training before working with united touring company. She then proceeded to work at Block Hotels as a reservations manager before coming to work at African Safaris Adventures in 2002. Since then he has travelled extensively in Africa and his love of off-the-beaten track itineraries means that he is ideally suited to planning the most intricate and unusual itineraries. Having been to every single one of the East and Southern African countries we deal with and counting a close encounter with a male silverback gorilla in Ugandaas one of her greatest moments,
Carol tour consultant - As part of the African Safaris team, carol brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the company. Before studying tourism course in Arusha she spent much time traveling, including six months taking in Zanzibar Island. After carol she lived and worked in Kenya hosting in safari camps. She perfected her customer service skills working right at the forefront of travel customer service. She now works as the tour consultant at African safaris & Adventures.
Gideon Web Master - After working as a freelance Graphic Designer and online marketer for a number of years Gideon joined African safaris and Adventures in 2004 and is now a key member of the website online marketing team. Whilst studying Graphic Design at the Surrey Mombassa Institute of Design Gideon also managed to travel in Seychelles & Zambia
Our Tour guides
Care is taken to ensure your guides are the best in their profession, well known to us, with a great sense of humor, long experience in the bush and an intimate knowledge of Africa’s wildlife and its habits. The guides - all of whom speak fluent Swahili English and French - will ensure that your safari is an unqualified success. Most of the safaris are fully escorted to maximize your experience and to diminish all the uncertainty that might lie within a safari to Africa. My homeland is a mystical place and a lot of uncertainties might arise during a tour to this vast and unknown realm, but we promise you that our tour guides, game rangers and tour leaders are some of the best that there is and are always just a step away to answer all the questions, make any additional arrangements and fulfil your African dream.
Solomon - grew up on his family farm near Machakos. He spent his early years looking after cattle. Without formal education these experiences formed the base of his love and knowledge of Kenya's flora and fauna. James has been guiding safaris for almost twenty years and is one of a very few silver badge professional guides. He is a brilliant ornithologist.
Biko is a Samburu who was raised in the Maralal area of northern Kenya. Biko was first employed at the age of sebenteen at Samburu Lodge. Biko has been working with African Safaris and Adventures ever since. Biko speaks Samburu, Swahili and English, French and is proficient in all aspects of the safari business. Biko is a tour driver as well and has taken many clients on safaris with one of our safari vehicles.
Joseph koto – Joseph is a biologist and a photographer who has travelled extensively through Africa. Joseph developed a passion for wildlife and ecology. Joseph was raised in Tanzania where he studied Wildlife at The University of tourism. Since University Joseph has worked as a biologist, working predominantly with endangered birds.
This is another area we have researched very carefully and, particularly through our broad experience of African safari expeditions in Africa, we have refined the list of vehicle equipment you provide you with. The equipment is not absolutely identical in every vehicle but we always ensure you have the essentials for each country and its respective driving conditions.
Long range fuel tanks (100 litres / 650 miles) - Wheel brace - Vehicle documents - Two spare tyres - Vehicle handbook Spare oil - Two batteries – Fire extinguisher, spade and axe - Tyre pressure gauge - Tow rope or strap - Tyre pump - Pair of sand ladders - High lift jack and block - Pair of warning triangles - Land Rover jack - Vehicle awning
We believe in sharing, conserving and preserving. We therefore support wildlife conservation projects and community based initiatives to help and uplift previously deprived communities and further sustainable development.
We are trying to help those in need. Please can you assist us with helping the children of today in Africa with any form of stationary, such as pens, pencils, paper, erasers, etc. which we can forward to schools in the impoverished areas. They are in dire need for something as simple as a pencil or pen - you can help. Please help us by sending any assistance to our office address which can be found in the contact us section of this website!