Africa’s Most Influential Women in Tourism and Leisure 2016 – Country & Regional Winner!!!
We are so terribly proud to announce that Chania Tundo, our founder and MD has won two Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government 2016 awards …
The Tallest, Largest, Fastest and Strongest
Have you ever wondered, whilst on safari or just at home, which animals fill these criteria - here is a brief glimpse at some record holders of the African bush.
Our staff's travel dreams.....
Have you ever wondered what our travel highlights and dreams are? Read on for more - perhaps you could join us.......
So, what exactly is Kenya’s royal connection?
Kenya has close ties with Britain, not least due to our colourful shared history.
Remember the World as well as the War
With the centenary of the First World War approaching in a few months the British Council has released an interesting report "Remember the World as Well as The War", based on research carried out in Egypt, France, Germany, India, Turkey, Russia and the UK.
Book your family holiday in Diani & enjoy amazing whale shark excursions.
News has come in from Diani that the first ‘Papa Shillingi’, as the whale sharks are known locally, translating as shark covered in shillings, was sighted off the Diani beach.
The SAFARI Company is now a member of Ecotourism Kenya.
According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is; “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people”.
Over 20 years of hospitality experience working hand in hand with local communities
We would like to thank Rupert Finch Hatton enormously who visited us in the office to discuss the Kirurumu Under Canvas Portfolio.
The Forthcoming Total Solar Eclipse
On the 3rd of November, Northern Kenya will fall directly in the path the next solar eclipse and we have put together a spectacular five day itinerary to experience this unique phenomenon form one of the world's most dramatic and wild landscapes.
Did you know that in Kenya there are some nomadic groups that wander across borders in search of pasture and water? And no, they are not the Maasai but the Cushitic people known as the Gabbra.
Fitness challenges and a safari at the same time.
Did you know? ... that in we have four major fitness challenges that take place annually in Kenya & Tanzania?
The Shining Mountain
First ascended in 1899 by Halford Mackinder, a geographer and director of the London School of Economics, Mount Kenya, or Kirinyaga, is Kenya's highest mountain and has three separate peaks – Batian, Nelion and Point Lenana – of which, at 5,199m (17,057ft), Batian is the highest. It is also the second-highest mountain in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. Mount Kenya sits just south of the Equator, in central Kenya, around 150km north-east of Nairobi – and was the source for the Republic of Kenya's name.
Should tourists still visit Africa whilst poaching is this rife?
This guest blog is very kindly written by Jared Crawford. Jared worked in environmental education with WWF, CARE, CITES, IUCN and AWF (amongst others) for decades before joining the safari world and so he speaks from both sides of the fence.
With the dramatic and well publicized increase in poaching I'm often asked if it is a wise or politically correct time to visit Africa on safari.
Why stop at safaris when you can get married like a Maasai warrior, take part in a bone-rattling road rally and kiss a giraffe?
Beasts of the Serengeti, exchanging pleasantries with the Maasai, camping out in the bush amid the acacias and elephant dung.
When it comes to activities in Kenya you might think you’ve heard it all before
Do you want something different to take home with you after your safari?
So, the safari is over, you have checked the animals off the list and now you have a day in Nairobi to spend at your leisure. By this time you have bought all the typical souvenirs on your way around the country and now you’re looking for something unique even for Kenya! Here are some very different places and things to shop for…