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The Family-Fun Escape, Island Camp, Baringo, Kenya

The Family-Fun Escape, Island Camp, Baringo, Kenya

The moment I get ‘happy inside’ is the moment we jump into a boat and get driven to the island; it’s warmth, there are birds everywhere, a croc skulking under the reeds and we didn’t see another soul (apart from the local fisherman in their canoes) …. and relax!

Downtown Nairobi Walk with Former Street Kids

Downtown Nairobi Walk with Former Street Kids

If I’m being really honest, the idea of a history tour through the heart of Nairobi lead by an ex-street boy, filled me with a strange mixture of excitement and fear. Once a street boy always a street boy, surely. And what does ‘ex’ really mean anyway?

A Private Family Adventure in Laikipia

At Enasoit Private Camp, Enasoit Private Game Sanctuary, Laikipia, at the foot of Mt. Kenya, Kenya.

A Private Family Adventure in Laikipia

Enasoit Private Camp – I love it. Wow what an incredible experience for a family or three or more families travelling together. You simply own your own piece of incredible, unruined Africa for the duration of your stay!!!

We’ve WON!

Africa’s Most Influential Women in Tourism and Leisure 2016 – Country & Regional Winner!!!

We’ve WON!

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 … 

A Gamewatcher’s Guide

The Tallest, Largest, Fastest and Strongest

A Gamewatcher’s Guide

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.

The Forgotten War

Remember the World as well as the War

The Forgotten 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.

Whale Shark Season in Kenya is Back!

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.

Ecotourism Kenya

The SAFARI Company is now a member of Ecotourism Kenya.

Ecotourism
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”.

 

 

 

Kirurumu Under Canvas

Over 20 years of hospitality experience working hand in hand with local communities

Rupert in the TSC Office


We would like to thank Rupert Finch Hatton enormously who visited us in the office to discuss the Kirurumu Under Canvas Portfolio.

Eclipses

The Forthcoming Total Solar Eclipse

Eclipses

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.

Tribes of Kenya

The Gabbra

Tribes of Kenya

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.

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” - Rudyard Kipling