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CONTENTS KATO Kenya Safari Operators Guide is published by:

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General 3 KATO CHAIRMAN’S FOREWORD New Tourism Act is a major milestone 4 Introduction KATO pursues goal of better-than-ever tourism experience


6 BOND SCHEME KATO members now bonded

14 Ecotourism an exciting and different way to discover Kenya

8 PArk index Kenya’s Parks and reserves

KATO, the association of mainstream tour operators in Kenya. ISSN 1754-4807 ©2012 KATO Design and layout by: Land & Marine Publications Ltd 1 Kings Court, Newcomen Way Severalls Business Park, Colchester Essex CO4 9RA, UK Tel: +44 (0)1206 752902 Fax: +44 (0)1206 842958 Land & Marine Publications (Kenya) Ltd Suite A5, 1st Floor, Ojijo Plaza Plums Lane, off Ojijo Road, Parklands PO Box 2022, Village Market 00621, Nairobi Tel: +254 (20) 374 1934 E-mail: Website: The opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the editor nor of any other organisation associated with this publication. No liability can be accepted for any inaccuracies or omissions. Cover picture: Sunset at Ol Kinyei Conservancy Picture credit: Gamewatchers Safaris Other photographs supplied by: African Latitude Safaris, Gamewatchers Safaris, JMAR Safaris

FEATURES 17 SOUTHERN CROSS SAFARIS MOMBASA Stylish Safaris for Connoisseur Guests

31 EASTERN & SOUTHERN SAFARIS Family owned, customer service oriented

18 SOMAK TRAVEL A reputation for service


Knowledge and expertise

19 AFRICAN HORIZONS Committed to quality since 1997

33 primetime Safaris custom-guided tours

21 KOBO SAFARIS Active across Africa

23 POLLMAN’S TOURS & SAFARIS Established Industry Leader 25 TWIGA TOURS Authentic African hospitality 27 WILDLIFE SAFARI traditional destination management company 29 SOUTHERN CROSS SAFARIS Excellence and experience

35 Hemingways Expeditions Over 50 years of excellence

Silverbird Travel Plus Limited

Hassle-free experiences


Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association

Mission of the KPSGA

37 PRIVATE SAFARIS Destination Management

MEMBER LISTINGS 38 Corporate members

51 Category C Members

41 Location Kenya

55 Category D Members

43 Member’s Index

61 Category E Members

44 Category A Members

79 Associate Members

49 Category B Members

80 Affiliate Members

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New Tourism Act is a major milestone I

t is with great pleasure that I present to you the fourth edition of the very successful KATO Safari Operators Guide. This publication, as with the previous ones, showcases some of the best tour operators in the country. KATO membership has continued to grow remarkably and this is clear proof that we are working towards our mission of upholding the good reputation of Kenya as a tourist destination. I take this opportunity to welcome all the new KATO members making their debut in this edition.

This is a great milestone as it sets the stage for the

Readers will also be pleased to know that the country

On the home front, the Association has finally instituted

finally has a new Tourism Act which was assented to

the long-awaited Member Bond Scheme. While KATO

by His Excellency the President in December 2011.

has always been recognised as a mark of credibility

future management of Kenya’s tourism industry by streamlining existing institutions and establishing new ones. Key among the new institutions is the Tourist Protection Service, which will address issues related to the safety and security of both visitors and their hosts. For the first time, we now have a Tourism Research and Monitoring Institute to deal with research in the sector so as to effectively guide policy direction.

Bond scheme

and quality, the time was right to take this recognition a notch higher. The Bond Scheme, details of which are contained in this publication, is expected to give members a better standing in the market through the assurances it provides. The past year has been a very good one for tourism in Kenya. Visitor numbers have hit an all-time high and I wish to acknowledge the support accorded to us by all the source markets. We are confident that this growth will continue this year. Asante Sana and Karibuni Kenya. Adam Jillo KATO Chairman




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KATO pursues goal of better-than-ever tourism experience T

he Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) is one of the nation’s leading trade organisations, working hand in hand with others in the tourism sector to maintain high standards.

visitors to leave their hotels. Everyone deserves the right to a livelihood, however, and special areas have been created for the beach vendors. The first phase of this programme involved the creation

As a trade and lobbying body, KATO encourages its

of a 4 km restricted zone on Mombasa’s north coast.

members to take care that Kenya’s often spectacular

This has allowed hotels to place sunbeds on the beach.

and sometimes fragile natural attractions remain

Expectations are now high that the programme, which

unspoilt and strives to ensure that tour operators offer

currently covers only part of the north coast, will be

an exemplary service to all visitors.

extended to Diani, Malindi, Watamu and other key areas.

KATO’s membership has burgeoned in recent years,


reflecting the growing popularity of Kenya as a destination for everything from wildlife safaris to

As Kenya strives to keep up with the demand for hotel

exotic beach vacations along the length of the nation’s

space, especially in Nairobi, new properties are coming

exotic Indian Ocean coast. With some 350 members

on stream. The capital has a number of new hotels and

from which to choose, visitors will find that every type

others are under construction. This will increase bed

of holiday is catered for. Many operators specialise in

capacity and support the government’s Vision 2030

certain inbound markets or language groups or in a

target of creating 6,500 more hotel beds nationwide.

particular type of activity.

The additional capacity will also support the targeted growth in the MICE segment, allowing Kenya to bid for

As a trade organisation, KATO is fully behind moves

large-scale conferences and exhibitions. New hotel

to improve Kenya as a destination and to enhance the

names on the horizon include Eka, Boma and Radisson.

visitor experience. Outside Nairobi, the KWS programme ‘Tourism For example, an initiative by Kenya Wildlife Service

Investment Opportunities in Protected Areas’ has

(KWS) to install a beach management programme all

identified potential sites for the development of high

along the coast is strongly supported by KATO.

quality, eco-friendly tourist facilities. KWS intends to partner with suitable private investors to develop these

For the first time in a while, and as part of a pilot

sites and secure returns from their operation for an

scheme that began in late 2011, sunbeds are back

agreed period of time.

on the beach. As a result, parts of the Mombasa


beachfront are now a no-go area for those who had

Targeted facilities include lodges, eco-lodges, luxury

previously tried to make a living by selling curios and

tented camps, self-catering cottages and so-called

souvenirs to tourists and generally made it difficult for

star bed camps, where sleeping accommodation is



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on a raised wooden platform, partially covered with a thatched roof, so that guests can sleep inside or under the stars. At last, Nairobi is getting to grips with its traffic congestion and visitors will soon benefit from the improvements. The biggest road project is the Thika Super Highway and a series of associated by-passes. Once complete, this will greatly ease the traffic congestion that has characterised Nairobi. Users will have a choice of alternative routes when moving to and from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Meanwhile, at JKIA, a new and much-needed passenger terminal is under construction for completion in December 2012. The new terminal will allow JKIA to handle 9 million passengers a year, compared with the current figure of about 6 million. Apart from infrastructural developments, KATO is moving ahead in terms of technology. In order to keep up to date with the interests of its members, KATO is pursuing a project to develop an online payment system. Currently, only a few operators can receive online credit card payments. In the course of 2012, KATO will offer members an online payment system that allows them to conveniently receive payments for their bookings. This facility is not new to Kenya; various operators and banks currently offer it. But, once launched, this will be for KATO members only. As a result, it will be even easier to book a dream holiday in Africa’s most compelling destination.




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bond scheme

KATO members now bonded O

ne question that must have crossed the mind of many a traveller is, what happens if my tour operator becomes insolvent before executing my safari booking?

guarantees, the entire value of all liabilities held by KATO members at any one time makes it impossible, or extremely expensive, to fully insure. Despite this shortcoming, the KATO Executive Committee was of the view that the scheme could start by instituting a basic

This question led the Association to explore the viability

cover and slowly build the limits from year to year.

of instituting a bond scheme for KATO members so as to offer peace of mind to potential visitors. In its simplest form, a bond is a financial guarantee. It serves to affirm


that the bearer, being a KATO member of good standing,

The KATO bond is the first in East and Central Africa

has some measures in place to cover all or part of

and will be fully financed by the members. This will go a

the liabilities of that member in the event of voluntary

long way towards giving Kenya a more competitive edge


internationally and will give KATO members a distinct advantage locally.



Under the scheme, should a member be declared

The bond scheme is therefore intended to offer security

financially insolvent, or go into voluntary liquidation,

and peace of mind to tourists and overseas agents

before rendering the contracted services, the bond will

who may have booked a safari through the bonded

receive and address any claims for refund of deposits

KATO member. Unfortunately, as with most financial

that may have been lodged with that member.



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Bonding will be mandatory for all current and future KATO members and all claims will be administered by the KATO Ethics & Standards Sub-Committee, which shall be mandated to receive both the claims and the settlement from the insurance company. The next time you are looking for a reputable company to handle your safari booking in Kenya, look for the sign.

For any inquiries... Please contact: The Chief Executive, Kenya Association of Tour Operators, PO Box 48461 - 00100 GPO, Nairobi Tel: +254 772 560898; +254 20 2713348, 2713386 Cell: +254 722434845, +254 735917589 Email:




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Park Index

Kenya’s parks and reserves Central Kenya Region

Coastline Region

Aberdare National Park

Arabuko Sokoke Forest reserve

Location: Central highlands, west of Mount Kenya; Nyeri District; Central Province Distance from Nairobi: 160 km Size: 767 sq km

Mount Kenya National Park

Location: East of the Rift Valley. Mount Kenya lies about 140 km north-east of Nairobi with its northern flanks across the equator. Distance from Nairobi: 175 km Size: 2,800 sq km

Mount Longonot National Park

Location: Naivasha, Rift Valley Province Distance from Nairobi: 90 km Size: 52 sq km

Nairobi Region Nairobi Animal Orphanage Location: Nairobi Province Distance from Nairobi: 7 km

Nairobi National Park

Location: Nairobi Province Distance from Nairobi: 7 km Size: 117 sq km

Nairobi Safari Walk

Location: Nairobi Province Distance from Nairobi: 7 km

Location: Coastal Strip, Kilifi District. Distance from Mombasa: 110 km from Mombasa. Can be reached by air via Malindi or Mombasa airports. Size: Forest reserve covers 420 sq km

Kisite Marine National Park

Location: Kwale District, Coast Province. The marine park is 6 km from the Kenyan coast (at Shimoni) and 8 km north of the Tanzanian border. Distance from Mombasa: 120 km Distance from Nairobi: 550 km Size: 39 sq km

Kiunga Marine National Park

Location: Lamu District, Coast Province Distance from Malindi: 372 km Distance from Nairobi: 976 km Size: 270 sq km

Malindi Marine National Park Location: North Coast, Malindi Distance from Mombasa: 118 km Size: 213 sq km

Mombasa Marine National Park

Location: Lamu District, Coast province Distance from Nairobi: 487 km Size: Park is 20 sq km while the reserve is over 200 sq km

Shimba Hills National Reserve

Location: The reserve is 33 km south of Mombasa in the Kwale District of Coast Province. Size: 300 sq km

Tana River Primate Reserve

Location: Coast Province Distance from Nairobi: 350 km east Distance from Mombasa: 240 km north Size: 171 sq km

Watamu Marine Park & Reserve Location: North Coast, Malindi Distance from Mombasa: 120 km Size: 10 sq km


Eastern Region Bisanadi National Reserve

Location: Adjacent to north-east boundary of Meru, Isiolo district Distance from Nairobi: 348 km Size: 606 sq km

Buffalo Springs and Shaba

Location: Northern end of Mount Kenya. Distance from Nairobi: 300 km (to the gate of Buffalo Springs Reserve) Size: 660 sq km of combined reserves

Kora National Reserve

Location: Coast Region, Tana District Distance from Nairobi: 280 km Size: 1,787 sq km

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Location: Within Laikipia District, on northern slopes of Mount Kenya. Size: 250 sq km

Meru National Park

Location: Meru District of the east province, north-east of Mount Kenya Distance from Nairobi: 348 km Size: 870 sq km

Mwea National Reserve

Location: Mbeere District Distance from Nairobi: 160 km north-east of Nairobi Size: 42 sq km

Mwingi National Reserve

Location: Mwingi District Distance from Nairobi: 350 km north-east Size: 745 sq km

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Location: Machakos District Distance from Nairobi: 85 km north-east Size: 20.7 sq km



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Samburu National Reserve

Location: Samburu National Reserve is situated at the southern corner of Samburu district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Uaso Nyiro river, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. Distance from Nairobi: 345 km to Archer’s gate (main entrance to Samburu National Reserve) Size: 170 sq km

North Rift Region Laikipia

Location: Laikipia district is a wilderness and wildlife haven to the north-west of Mount Kenya, straddling the equator at the heart of Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. The Laikipia plains stretch from the Great Rift Valley to magnificent escarpments that descend into Kenya’s northern rangelands. Distance from Nairobi: 190 km to Nanyuki (Laikipia boundary) Size: Laikipia covers 10,000 sq km and forms the core of the wider 56,000 sq km Ewaso ecosystem.

Marsabit National Park

Location: Marsabit District Distance from Nairobi: 560 km north Size: 360 square meters

Nasolot National Reserve

Location: West Pokot District, Rift Valley Province Distance from Nairobi: 528 km north-west Size: 92 sq km

Ol PeJeTa

Location: On the equator, in the Laikipia district of Kenya, between the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya. Size: 360 sq km

Sibiloi National park

Location: Lake Turkana, Marsabit District Distance from Nairobi: 800 km north Size: 1,570 sq km

South & Central Island National Parks

Location: Lake Turkana, Marsabit District, Eastern Province. Distance from Nairobi: 800 km Size: 5 sq km

South Turkana National Reserve

Location: Lies either side of the main highway between Kitale and Lodwar Distance from Nairobi: 348 km Size: 1.091 sq km

South Rift Region Hell’s Gate National Park

Location: Naivasha, Rift Valley Province Distance from Nairobi: 90 km Size: 68 sq km

Lake Nakuru National Park

Location: Nakuru, Rift Valley Province. Distance from Nairobi: 160 km Size: 188 sq km

Lemek Conservancy

Location: North-west of Koiyaki and Ol Kinyei and bordering Ol Choro Oirowua to the west. Size: 445 sq km

Mara Triangle

Location: Trans Mara District – Western sector, Masai Mara Distance from Nairobi: 300 km Size: 510 sq km

Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: In the Great Rift Valley in southern Kenya. Distance from Nairobi: 247 km south-west. Size: The reserve covers 1,500 sq km and stretches over large open grasslands that are ideal for viewing wildlife.

Olare Orok and Motorogi Conservancy

Location: Covers an area directly adjoining the Masai Mara National Reserve. Size: 23,000 acres

Siana Wildlife Trust

Location: Next to the north-eastern border of the Masai Mara National Reserve in western Kenya. Size: 150 sq km

Tsavo East National Park

Location: South-west Kenya, inland from the coast. Distance from Nairobi: 233 km (Mtito Andei Gate) and 250 km north of Mombasa on the main Nairobi-Mombasa road. Nairobi to Voi Gate is 325 km and Mombasa to Voi Gate is 153 km Size: 21,812 sq km

Tsavo West National Park

Location: South-east Kenya, inland from Mombasa. Distance from Nairobi: 240 km Size: 9,065 sq km

Western Kenya Region Kakamega National Forest Reserve

Location: Kakamega District, Western Province. Distance from Nairobi: 418 km (15 km from Kakamega town on the Kakamega-Eldoret highway). Size: 240 sq km

Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

Location: Kisumu District, Nyanza Province. Distance from Nairobi: 358 km Size: Less than 1 sq km

Mount Elgon National Park

Location: On the western border of Kenya with Uganda, in the Trans-Nzoia District of Rift Valley Province. Distance from Nairobi: 420 km Size: 196 sq km

Ndere Island National Park

Southern Region

Location: Kisumu District of Nyanza Province. Distance from Nairobi: 432 km Size: 4.2 sq km

Amboseli National Park

Ruma National Park

Location: On the border with Tanzania, Loitokitok District, South Kenya. Distance from Nairobi: Namanga (240 km), Emali (228 km) Size: 390 sq km

Location: Situated in the Suba District, Nyanza Province Distance from Nairobi: 425 km Size: 120 sq km

Chyulu Hills National Park

Location: Trans Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province Distance from Nairobi: 385 km Size: 2.9 sq km

Location: Makueni District, Eastern Province and Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province Distance from Nairobi: 230 km Size: 741 sq km

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ur country is blessed with some of the world’s richest wilderness areas – and some of its rarest creatures. In order to preserve this vital bio-diversity, we urge all visitors to read the following guidelines and help us protect our natural heritage – for our sake, and for the sake of all future generations.

· Wild animals become distressed when they are surrounded by several vehicles, or when vehicles come too close to them. Please keep noise to a minimum and never try to attract the attention of an animal · Stay inside your vehicle at all times · Do not stand on the roof or hang out of the windows

When visiting Kenya:

and only leave your vehicle in designated areas. Remember wild animals can be dangerous

· Always travel with reputable operators and qualified safari guides · Insist that your tour operator uses only trained and certified professional safari guides

· Keep to the speed limit · Most wildlife areas have a speed limit of 40 kph and animals have right of way

· Respect local cultures and promote community benefits

· Never feed any animal

· Support projects and properties that benefit local

· Feeding wild animals can upset their diet and lead to

people through employment, social development and

unnatural dependence on people

the preservation of traditional livelihoods · Do not disturb the ecological balance · Support eco-friendly accommodation · Do not purchase, collect or remove any animal · Try to stay at lodges and safari camps that look after their environment and support local conservation projects.

products, rocks or plants, seeds, birds’ nests or alter the natural environment in any way

When on safari:

· Take your litter with you

· Keep to designated roads and tracks

· Litter and garbage is very dangerous to wild animals. Please keep all litter with you and be extremely

· Encourage your driver to stay on roads or designated tracks when visiting national parks or reserves · Note that off-road driving can cause extensive damage to grass and woodland habitats

careful with cigarettes and matches as these can cause bush fires – especially in the dry seasons.

AT THE COAST: Our country is blessed with some of the world’s richest

· Minimise disturbance to animals


wilderness areas – and some of its rarest creatures.



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In order to preserve this vital bio-diversity, we urge all visitors to read the following guidelines and help us protect our natural heritage – for our sake, and for the sake of all future generations.

When visiting the coast: · Always travel with reputable operators and qualified safari guides · Insist that your tour operator uses only trained and certified professional safari guides · Respect local cultures and promote community benefits · Support projects and properties that benefit local people through employment, social development and the preservation of traditional livelihoods · Support eco-friendly accommodation · Try to stay at lodges and safari camps that look after their environment and support local conservation projects · Do not give money or gifts to children as this · Protect the marine environment · Do not touch or stand on coral reefs and never

encourages them to stay away from school · Respect local cultures and customs

dispose of litter on the beach or in the sea · Always dress in a respectful way when visiting towns · Never buy or remove animals or shells from the sea · Avoid buying starfish, shells or any products that derive from turtles, whales or other endangered species

and villages and never bathe topless on the beach. The protection of Kenya’s natural environment is a responsibility that is shared by the tourist industry, local people and visitors. Visitors have the power to influence

· Avoid buying undersized crabs and lobsters

the behaviour of others. If you see an incident which clearly contravenes any of the above guidelines, please

· Avoid restaurants and hotels that sell undersized

record the details and request an Incident Report

crabs and lobsters, which are contributing to the

Form from the reception at your hotel. If you insist that

rapid demise of these species

these guidelines are adhered to, you will be playing an important part in helping Kenya to preserve some the

· Support traditional coastal livelihoods

world’s greatest wilderness areas.

· Try to support designated market areas where

For more information on these and other issues of concern regarding responsible tourism, please contact KATO.

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For thrilling safari experienceS, Kenya offers choices galore M

any people assume that a safari experience is restricted to a 4x4 vehicle and to game viewing through an open-hatch roof. In fact, there are many different ways to see and enjoy the comprehensive range of wildlife that Kenya has to offer. Some of the many options available include an opportunity for close-up views of small or shy animals on a walking safari; or panoramic vistas of the open plains from a hot air balloon.

is from December to March when migrating birds arrive from Europe.

Photo safaris Kenya is one of the world’s best locations for wildlife photography and many companies now offer specially tailored itineraries for serious photographers. While patience and luck are required to get that perfect shot, it is also important to go with a trained guide who is familiar with the geography and


the animals. Travelling with a group of fellow enthusiasts is another key ingredient in any successful photo safari.

Various Kenyan game reserves and national parks offer scope for walking safaris and, for many people, this is the ultimate safari experience. A walking safari not only


provides opportunities for intimate encounters with

The ‘ship of the desert’ is an ideal vantage point for viewing

animals that are shy of vehicles, but also allows visitors

nature. This safari experience is most common in northern

to explore areas that vehicles cannot reach.

and central Kenya and is often accompanied by a Samburu warrior guide. The camels are used mainly to carry

Organised walking safaris are usually arranged through

camping equipment and to accompany walking safaris,

a specialist tour operator and accompanied by an armed

but they can also be ridden where the terrain allows.

guide. There are age restrictions, too. Travellers must be over 18 and in good physical health. This is especially true of the more ambitious treks in the neighbourhood of Mount Kenya, Mount Elgon and the Aberdares.

Family Introducing children to the thrill of an African safari can be great fun as well as a memorable experience. Many


tour operators now offer child-friendly tours. Most

Kenya is a destination of choice for keen birdwatchers.

children and include visits to wildlife orphanages,

About 1,300 species of birds can be found in Kenya –

meeting local tribes and learning how to track animals

more than in any other African country. The Rift Valley,

– all excellent opportunities for educational enjoyment.

of the itineraries are designed to appeal to younger

in particular, has a large population of birds including raptors such as the fish eagle. The alkaline lakes support populations of flamingos and pelicans. A varied


Golfing safaris

topography, ranging from woodland to desert and from

The diversity of Kenya’s golf courses makes it an ideal

grassland to mountains, accounts for the amazing

destination for golfing enthusiasts. Many keen players

variety of bird species. A particularly good time to visit

travel to Kenya in order to combine a golfing holiday



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with excellent wildlife viewing. Many types of animals can be seen from the golf course, including various species of monkeys and wonderful birdlife.

Honeymoon An African honeymoon is the ultimate romantic getaway. Here, honeymooners can spend leisurely days on a luxury safari, while exclusive candlelit dinners can be arranged in total seclusion under the stars, in the heart of the African bush.

Great migration Probably Africa’s greatest wildlife spectacle is the great

experience with cultural tours and visits. Kenya is home

migration of wildebeest, said to be the largest mass

to a mixture of tribes, colourful traditions and a rich

movement of land mammals on the planet. The annual

cultural heritage. Visitors can experience this diversity

migration involves millions of wildebeest, which make their

by meeting the people in their bomas (homesteads) and

way from the Southern Serengeti to the northern edge of

visiting local schools.

the Masai Mara National Reserve. Many safari travellers go to Kenya purely to experience this unique phenomenon, which takes place from late July to September.

Horse riding Avid horse riders will be in their element on a visit to

Balloon safaris

Kenya, with opportunities to see big game and interact

Balloon safaris are one of the most popular holiday options

inexperienced riders can enjoy the thrill of learning to

in Kenya. Each day, more than a dozen balloons depart

ride in an environment of animal herds.

with wild animals while on horseback. Even the most

from sites near six of the lodges and tented camps in the Masai Mara. Take-off is before dawn, allowing guests to catch the first rays of the sun over the landscape and then


see the animals begin to stir in their natural habitat. Hour-

For a classic safari experience, many would argue that

long flights offer excellent aerial sightings of the game and

4x4 vehicles offer the best and safest way to view wildlife

the amazing topography. The balloon often descends for

in Kenya. This type of safaris is ideal for first-time visitors

close-up views of the animals. After landing, guests are

and popular with all age groups. In fact, the majority of

invited to a champagne breakfast in the bush.

safaris in Kenya are enjoyed in the comfort and security of these specially designed vehicles that allow travellers to

Night game drives

cover a large area and get a clear view of the animals.

Night game drives offer a chance to view the nocturnal


life of the bush – the time, in fact, when most animals are active. Such species include aardvarks, African

For an unrestricted adventure, visitors to Kenya can

wildcats, bat-eared foxes, caracals, serval cats and

hire a safari vehicle and enjoy the freedom of a self-

even the elusive leopard.

drive safari. This is particularly recommended in the northern parks and is restricted in the larger ones such

Cultural safaris

as the Masai Mara, Amboseli and Tsavo. Travellers are

Those looking for a greater understanding of the culture

with lodging or accommodation booked and paid for in

and people of Kenya may wish to combine their safari

advance of travelling.

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an exciting and different way to discover Kenya T

ravel dynamics are changing and exciting possibilities are presenting themselves to the traveller. Changes in the tourism industry are buoyed by the innate impulse to pursue new and exciting experiences. This usually takes people beyond their boundaries into other people’s territories. The result is a meeting of different experiences, cultures and norms.

Many travellers from developed nations are seeking a simple, uncomplicated experience, as close to nature as possible, in their growing quest to get away from it all and experience something wild and free. Many of the developing countries these travellers visit are seeking to modernise, industrialise and add more commodities

therefore, those who truly understand and work in the

to their lives. The meeting of these two cultures and

East African region should see that, for us to remain

disparate expectations is usually first mediated by the

attractive and to have a unique product, we must

tour operator. Many visitors’ first and usually lingering

protect the core values around the natural environment

impressions of a country will depend on how they are

and communities and educate those who travel to our

handled and managed by their tour operator.Â

region about the value of participating in conserving what they have enjoyed.


An experience that is environmentally, culturally and

The opportunity exists, therefore, for the tour operator

socially sensitive can be developed for both high-end

to create an experience that is positive without being

and budget travellers and both experiences exist in

artificial. The onus is on the traveller to thoroughly

various destinations within Kenya.

research the tour operators before making a decision to go with one in particular. This can make for a safari with

Ecotourism Kenya wishes all travellers to Kenya a

a difference.

pleasant, rewarding experience as they travel through the varied landscapes available. Explore, discover and


Ecotourism Kenya continually strives to make

build great memories and lasting relationships with your

everyone understand that it is smart to be responsible;

Kenyan destinations and its people, plants and animals.



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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT • Take time to learn the customs of the area you are visiting; it adds to the experience. • Minimise your environmental impact. Keep your waste in the vehicle until you can dispose of it carefully. Apart from being an eyesore, litter in the conservation areas can seriously injure or kill animals. • Getting too close to wildlife amounts to harassment and can be dangerous. Remember, when in the wild, animals have right of way. • Keep to marked roads and footpaths. Driving off-road in pursuit of closer and better views destroys the vegetation. • Bones, skins, horns, teeth, hair, feathers, eggs or shells, all have a part in the ecosystem. Only take photographs. But check with your guide before taking photographs of individuals, people’s homes or places. • Feeding animals can upset a fragile and precious balance, leading to unnecessary TEXT dependence on man’s handouts. • Support conservation by paying your park entry fees or viewing fees. • Look beyond the Big Five and discover the diversity of Kenya’s heritage. • Slow down to enjoy the differences – you will be back with the familiar soon enough.



Stylish Safaris for Connoisseur Guests


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outhern Cross Safaris is renowned for providing Connoisseur safaris across all parts of East Africa. Its well travelled professional consultants create flexible safaris based on their in-depth knowledge of the region.

Ultimate Luxury For those wishing to indulge in the ultimate luxury, the Connoisseur packages offer some of the best tailor-made safaris in Kenya. These can include accommodation at a range of properties including the company’s own excellent Satao Camp in Tsavo East National Park and Satao Elerai in the Amboseli ecosystem.


Connoisseur itineraries transport guests from

• Tailor-made and scheduled safaris

camp to camp in either 4x4 Toyota Land Cruisers

• Air and road trips in private or shared vehicles and aircraft

or the company’s nine-seater luxury Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft, complete with a Kenyan ‘silver level’ professional safari guide on board throughout.

• Economy to ultimate luxury packages • Expertise with events, conferences and incentive groups

Southern Cross Safaris also offers a large number of clearance to ensure all-round visibility and comfort

and budgets. These safaris offer an ideal opportunity to

for game viewing and photography. All Southern Cross

experience the highlights of East Africa without incurring

Safaris tours are guided by Kenya Professional Safari

the expense of an exclusive private safari.

Guides, and all vehicles come equipped with a cool box, binoculars and wildlife reference books.

All 4x4 vehicles have air conditioning, special roof hatches, double shock absorbers and high ground

Corporate As more incentive travel managers recognise the appeal of a safari, Southern Cross Safaris Mombasa is at the forefront of helping clients plan conference and incentive packages all over East Africa. Conference packages are designed to cater for groups of up to 500 people and include a choice of fine hotels and lodges, excellent catering, good flight connections and a team of experienced staff to handle all detailed ground operations.

Southern Cross Safaris, Mombasa

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A reputation for service A

warm welcome comes as standard with Somak Safaris, a destination management company with over 45 years’ commitment to tourism in East Africa. With a belief that attention to detail is essential to success, thus, it comes as no surprise that Somak Safaris has achieved a reputation for providing excellent customer service.

AT A GLANCE... • Conferencing and meetings


• Excellent customer service

In order to keep pace with demand for its services,

• Offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Arusha

Somak employs in excess of 175 experienced staff. With

• Camel-riding and horse-riding safaris

offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Arusha (in Tanzania) there is an ongoing expansion in terms of both location and services provided. Many major tour operators now entrust Somak with their ground handling requirements.

Somak has an extensive range of activities on offer. Some of the most popular include balloon safaris,

All staff members are friendly and constantly strive to

camel-riding and horse-riding safaris, golfing,

ensure that every excursion runs smoothly. A recent

mountaineering and deepsea fishing.

customer commented that on arrival into Kenya ‘we were made to feel like we had just returned home to see

In addition to Somak’s many other services, the

old friends’ – a true testament to the way Somak staff

company organises conferences and large-scale events.

provide a warm and professional greeting to all guests.

The international incentive and conference market is of growing importance in Kenya and Somak has access to conference venues in many major centres.

CONSERVATION The East Africa Wildlife Society recognises Somak

SOMAK Travel

Safaris for its contribution to conservation in East Africa.


The company has also received accolades from the Kenya Red Cross Society, British Airways and Air India. Service is the first, second and third priority for Somak Safaris to its customers, the local communities and the environment.



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Committed to quality since 1997 P

roviding safaris that are geared to leisure and adventure travellers is African Horizons. Its core philosophy is to provide ‘memorable African safaris combined with outstanding knowledge, all at competitive prices’. It is this blend of service that has made African Horizons one of the bestknown names in East African travel.

African Horizons has an excellent reputation for tailormade safaris, wilderness discovery, adventure, action, family tours and romantic retreats. It has organised incentive tours, conferences and events for some of the world’s most prominent corporations and is the number one choice for various long-established environmental agencies.



With over 14 years’ experience in East African travel,

• Multilingual guides

African Horizons has created and developed excellent inter-industry links. Customers enjoy optimum

• Eco-friendly

rates, premium service and an unrivalled degree of

• Incentive tours, conferences & events

preferential treatment.

• Competitive prices

The company has a fleet of custom-designed safari vehicles, each with its own professionally trained, multilingual guide. It also prides itself on the range Uganda and Tanzania. Clients have a wide choice of accommodation options, ranging from simple tented camps to five-star luxury in exclusive wilderness retreats. As an eco-friendly business, African Horizons believes in the conservation of the fragile African ecosystem.

African Horizons

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Active across Africa S

ince its launch back in 1994, KOBO Safaris has grown to become one of Africa’s leading and best-known management companies. KOBO began its operations in Kenya and now covers a wide range of Africa’s finest destinations. The company’s distinctive logo has become a recognised symbol of excellence both nationally and internationally.

The company is active in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and at the Zambia-Zimbabwe trans-border area around Victoria Falls. In conjunction with its partners, KOBO Safaris is also represented in other emerging tourism destinations such as Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.

AT A GLANCE... • Local community projects

In addition to its impressive headquarters in Nairobi,

• Committed to protecting the environment

KOBO has branches in Tanzania, including Arusha,

• Caters for large groups, families and individuals

Dar-es-Salaam and Stone Town in Zanzibar.

• 24-hour multilingual assistance

Service KOBO Safaris is set up to provide a seamless service,

safari to suit the needs and budgets of all customers,

with 24-hour multilingual assistance for tour operators,

whether travelling in large groups, as a family or

agents and their travelling customers. Furthermore,


KOBO Safaris is equipped to offer services to small, medium and large incentive groups travelling

KOBO Safaris is committed to protecting and

throughout East and Southern Africa. The team has

safeguarding the natural environment across Africa and

extensive experience organising meetings, incentives,

works towards preserving local cultures. The company

conferences and events.

aims to respect the environment and has an ecofriendly approach to business. For this reason, KOBO steps lightly and carefully in order to avoid any negative impact from its activities.

Employing only the most experienced, enthusiastic and professional drivers and guides, KOBO ensures

Furthermore, KOBO Safaris is pleased to be actively

that each guest has a fulfilling and enriching safari

involved in sustainable development projects with many

experience. The company will create a tailor-made

local communities in Kenya and elsewhere.

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Established Industry Leader P

ollman’s Tours & Safaris is firmly established as one of the pioneers of tourism and the most widely respected tour company in Kenya. Over the years the company has successfully expanded its clientele and developed a wide variety of products. Today, Pollman’s has offices nationwide and is an established industry leader providing reliable and highly reputable services.

The impressive headquarters in Mombasa is located


a short distance from the North Coast resorts. The

• Vast experience and well established infrastructure

Nairobi office is located on Mombasa Road, just a few kilometres from the city centre. There are also satellite offices at both of Kenya’s international airports and along the coast in Malindi and Diani.


• Weddings, honeymoons and birdwatching adventures • Beach and safari combinations • Fleet of over 200 vehicles • Reliable and reputable services

With an extensive fleet of over 200 vehicles, Pollman’s offers a range of transport comprising large coaches,

include ‘fly-in’ safaris (ideal for clients with limited

safari buses, 4x4 vehicles to traverse the most

time), fly-drive safaris, classic safaris by road, tailor-

challenging of terrains along with luxury transfer

made safaris and a large variety of scheduled tours in

vehicles for city transfers. All driver-guides are highly

Kenya with optional combinations with Tanzania.

knowledgeable with many years’ experience; ensuring guests have a great safari adventure. The company also

For total relaxation and luxury, there is a great choice of

offers multilingual guides to its clients.

beach and safari combinations. The company has handpicked the best beach hotels in Mombasa, Watamu, Malindi and Lamu, located on some of Africa’s most stunning

services to appeal to a wide audience. Itinerary options

beaches, enabling guests to book with complete confidence. Pollman’s also caters for specific travel holidays such as exotic weddings and honeymoons, birdwatching adventures and sports training excursions. Pollman’s has also established a dedicated groups, incentive and cruise division which has successfully handled a number of MICE groups as well as several cruise ship dockings over the years at the port of Mombasa. Pollman’s Tours & Safaris offers exceptional destination management for travel professionals.

Pollman’s Tours & Safaris

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Authentic African hospitality M

any companies claim to offer a few elements of hospitality, but Twiga Tours prides itself on offering authentic, home-grown African hospitality. Established in 1980, Twiga Tours has become one of East Africa’s leading destination management companies while holding true to its core values. The company is owned and managed by the Manji family, renowned for their warm hospitality such that guests will immediately be embraced to become part of their family.

AT A GLANCE... • Choice of seat-in-vehicle departures and customised tailor-made programmes • Specialised MICE department


• State-of-the-art 4x4 Land Cruisers

A safari with Twiga Tours is a personalised experience

• Eco-friendly itineraries and education support to local schools

that begins the moment guests arrive. Every guest is welcomed with a glass of champagne, refreshing towels and a safari essentials pack. The organisers of Twiga Tours know that clients enjoy the element of

or a farewell dinner at the Manji family residence. Twiga

surprise, too. It may be a surprise sundowners cocktail

Tours will do just about anything to make the safari a

overlooking the beautiful Ngorongoro Crater; an

memorable one.

unexpected celebration on the banks of the Mara River;

LOCAL As a company, Twiga Tours understands the importance of being local. All profits are retained within the countries of operation to help in the development of a prosperous region. Twiga Tours happily contributes a percentage of each safari cost to the Manji Foundation, a non-profit-making organisation involved in education improving literacy to enable development. This project has grown substantially and now assists hundreds of children, especially in remote areas, to acquire the education and self-confidence to become responsible members of a prosperous nation.

Twiga Tours

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Traditional Destination Management Company W

ildlife Safari is a traditional destination management company that offers oldfashioned service combined with modern technology and equipment. Tom Fernandes, a pioneer of Kenya’s tourism industry who has over 40 years’ experience, founded the company and maintains hands-on control over the ground operation with a team of over 60 dedicated and experienced staff from the head office in Nairobi.

Wildlife Safari is one of the last safari companies in the region that still owns and operates its own fleet of modern four-wheel-drive safari vehicles that are custom-built with an extra-large photographic roof hatch, dust proofing, comfortable seats with seat belts and large pockets, first aid kit, a selection of field guides, power outlets to charge telephone and camera batteries and a cool box stocked with bottled water.



• Modern, well equipped vehicles

The team of safari guides has an average of 16 years of

• Knowledgeable guides

experience with the company and every Wildlife Safari

• Well located accommodation

guide is an expert game tracker and has a personal knowledge of the history, geography, people, flora

• Custom-designed safaris

and fauna of East Africa, as well as excellent driving and mechanical skills. The dedicated guest service managers escort every client during arrival and departure.

Wildlife Safari offers a selection of luxury all-inclusive Signature Safaris to the major wildlife sanctuaries in the region but the company’s strength is designing and operating tailor-made journeys for individuals and families as well as leisure and incentive groups.

Wildlife Safari

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Excellence and experience T

he philosophy at Southern Cross Safaris is ‘excellence through experience’ – and this is certainly well founded after over 50 years in the safari industry.

Part of the company’s success is based on the principles of the owner/manager, John Lyall, a third-generation Kenyan, who takes a personal interest in every safari from the planning stage through to completion.

Knowledge The company has been built on the belief that the key to creating a superb holiday is uncompromised attention to detail, expert knowledge and a flair for designing innovative and unique experiences. Being a specialist operator, Southern Cross Safaris caters for both the private and corporate sectors, specialising in the creation of tailor-made itineraries for

AT A GLANCE... • Over 50 years’ experience • Private and corporate sectors • Unique itineraries • Fantastic reputation

individuals and groups throughout East Africa. The company offers accurate and unbiased advice and

The fleet managed by Southern Cross Safaris

can assist in designing the ideal itinerary to personal

comprises over 50 vehicles ranging from private cars

requirements and interests. Other services include

and safari microbuses to specially prepared Toyota

special interest safaris, air services and classic safari

Land Cruisers.


Reputation time in the business, Southern Cross Safaris enjoys a ‘favoured client’ status with all the leading East African hotel and lodge companies. Properties offered represent an exclusive collection of small, intimate, safari camps and lodges and unique beach hideaways. Each supplier is carefully selected according to its commitment to delivering quality experiences and hospitality and is constantly checked to ensure the highest standard.

Southern Cross Safaris

With a reputation built up over a sizeable period of


Family owned, customer service oriented


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budget and timeframe so as to offer the most suitable customised itineraries.

The wide range of services offered at ESS includes lodge

With the understanding that the success of any safari

and luxury tented camp safaris in Kenya and Tanzania

largely depends on the local guide, ESS has a good

and gorilla-tracking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda as

team of carefully selected driver-guides who are

well as mountain climbing excursions at both Mount

well trained.

Eastern & Southern Safaris


Kenyan family owned and operated tour company, Eastern & Southern Safaris (ESS) was established in 1997 and over the years has become a leader in Kenya’s tourism industry.


Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro. Beach add-ons that are popular with most safari makers are also available.



• Safaris in Kenya and Tanzania plus beach extensions

Apart from the standard safari programmes, the tour consultants at ESS work closely with individual

• Gorilla tracking in Rwanda and Uganda • Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya climbing

travellers to discuss their interests, expectations,

Knowledge and expertise K

enya Wildlife Trails is a destination management company that specialises in catering for firsttime safari visitors to Africa. Established in 1985, the company offers safari and travel services in Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Seychelles.

The friendly team at Kenya Wildlife Trails is always on hand to assist. The guides not only drive guests but also aim to educate them as much as possible about Kenyan

provides exhilarating adventure trips; for example,

life, the people, the environment and its wildlife.

mountain climbing, white-water rafting, trekking, cycling and fishing.

All equipment and vehicles are kept in excellent condition and every customer is guaranteed a window seat in order


to ensure perfect viewing throughout the safari.

• Environmentally friendly vehicles

The conservation and protection of the environment is

• Exhilarating adventure trips

very important to Kenya Wildlife Trails. All vehicles are environmentally friendly and exhaust emissions are reduced wherever possible.

Kenya Wildlife Trails

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Custom-guided tours and safaris P

rimetime Safaris is a well-established, Kenyanowned destination management company operated by experienced tour professionals who know and love this part of Africa.

With over 35 years of combined experience, Primetime Safaris has planned and organised tours for individual travellers and groups. Guests of Primetime Safaris can experience the very best East Africa has to offer, from snow-capped mountains to savannahs teeming with some of the world’s largest concentrations of wildlife and the pristine white beaches of the Indian Ocean. Each itinerary is custom-designed to suit individual requirements, including accommodation, travel

AT A GLANCE... • Flexibility to suit budget, group size

specifications and activities. Staff members also

• Comfortable transport

offer suggestions on various locations and ‘must do’

• Collection/drop-off at airport


• Car hire services and airport transfers

Recommended Over the years, Primetime Safaris has perfected its

The ‘Welcome to Kenya’ package is a three-day trip

itineraries and now offers tried and tested adventures,

within the Masai Mara National Reserve. Those with

ideal for families, groups and first-timers to

more time may prefer the ‘Explore Kenya’ itinerary,

East Africa.

spending seven days in the Samburu National Reserve, the Lake Nakuru National Park the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Masai Mara National Reserve before returning to Nairobi. The perfect balance between adventure and relaxation ‘the Masai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park and a four-day stay at a luxury hotel in Mombasa. Throughout their stay, guests are guaranteed accommodation in exclusive hotels, lodges and tented camps that have been handpicked for their facilities and reputation.

Primetime Safaris

Kenya Bush & Beach experience’ includes safaris in the




Over 50 years of excellence

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Combining over 50 years’ experience of designing and operating safaris with expert guides in Kenya and Tanzania, Hemingways Expeditions has one of the most


Hemingways Expeditions


emingways Expeditions, the tours division of Express Travel Group, was launched in September 2011 as a premier East African safari operating partner for international tour operators and travel agents.

• Well-crafted itineraries • Decades of experience

knowledgeable safari planning teams in East Africa. Tour operators and travel agents can trust Hemingways

The team, including both Hemingways Expeditions and

Expeditions to be fully informed about new properties,

a growing portfolio of Hemingways-branded properties

new safari experiences and the latest trends shaping

across East Africa, is committed to creating memorable

African tourism and culture. In addition, the company

experiences for guests while providing expertise and

keeps its clients up-to-date via the Hemingways

recommendations to help reseller partners grow their

Expeditions blog on its home page.

East Africa business.

Hassle-free experiences S

Silverbird is able to handle various client requirements - from adventure wildlife safaris to beach holidays,

honeymoons, family and singles holidays, team-building activities, etc. Typically, itineraries focus on adventure safaris or a mix of safari and the beach. However, special interest tours can easily be arranged, too.

FLIGHTS & TICKETING As an additional service, Silverbird reserves and


prepares flight itineraries, both internationally and

• No ‘hidden costs’ policy

savings on air fares and can earn Frequent Flyer

• Flexibility and choice

throughout East Africa. Clients benefit from significant mileage on most airlines. What’s more, by purchasing Silverbird’s Guest Protection, customers receive a refund should they need to cancel or change flights.

Silverbird Travel Plus Limited

ilverbird Travel main offices are based in Nairobi with a branch office in Arusha, Tanzania. Silverbird is a Uniglobe Travel franchise and operates tours in the region covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar and the greater East Africa. Over the years, Silverbird has perfected its services to provide guests with an experience that is beyond expectations yet within budget.





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The specialists G

amewatchers Safaris was established over 23 years ago and is a specialist tour operator for wildlife safaris and beach holidays in East Africa. The company focuses on providing personalised safaris staying in small safari camps and eco-lodges with all game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles. The company also owns and runs the award-winning Porini Eco-Camps, all located in exclusive, wildlife-rich conservancies in some of the finest big game areas in Africa. Here, guests will escape from the crowds and experience the African wilderness without the presence of other tourist vehicles and with the personal attention of qualified safari guides.


Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association

• Award-winning tour operator for safaris & beach holidays


Mission of the KPSGA T

he Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association is an examining body with a mission to improve the quality of driver-guides in the tourism sector. Tourists expect and are entitled to be accompanied by qualified guides during their visits to Kenya, and the KPSGA is committed to ensuring that this is the case.

This independent not-for-profit organisation was formed in 1996. Previously, Kenya had no mechanism for recognising and rewarding the skills and experience

examination process. Three years must elapse before

of its guides.

candidates are eligible to proceed to the next level.


The code of ethics and standards laid down by the

The KPSGA provides a simple, inexpensive and

in the tourism sector to have this power. By insisting on

voluntary certification process for driver-guides, giving

such standards, the KPSGA aims to improve the level of

awards to Bronze, Silver and Gold standards through an

knowledge and related guiding skills of its members.

KPSGA is legally enforceable. It is the first association



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Safari Specialist and Events Management P

rivate Safaris (E.A) Ltd is a premier safari specialist and events management company in the East Africa region, covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Products available include safari and beach packages, adventure tours, honeymoon packages, golf tours, incentive travel and conference & events management.

sERVICE The company is committed to excellent service provision ensuring satisfaction to each client. This level of service is possible due to well trained staff, many years of experience and the long-standing and cordial business relationships with suppliers which allows strong buying power, enhancing value for money without compromising on product and service quality. All Private Safaris’ offices are well equipped and run using the latest technology and modern servers, with access to the latest application software, VOIP telephony


and high-speed internet connection.

• Conference and events management


• Support responsible tourism • East Africa’s premier safari specialist

The company’s fleet of locally assembled vehicles (minibuses, 4x4s and coaches) are all comprehensively insured and fitted with two-way radio communication, As a responsible corporate company, Private Safaris

tracking system.

engaged in four strategic areas with an objective to reduce the negative impact of tourism locally:

Safaris are one of the company’s flagship products

protection of children and adolescents from exploitation

and each safari driver has been carefully selected and

and abuse; ensuring fair working terms and conditions

highly trained in all areas including defensive driving

within the industry; improving water supplies in the

and first aid. The team of multilingual staff has extensive

destinations they work; and mitigating the impact of

knowledge of the local culture, flora and fauna.

climate change.

Private Safaris (EA) Ltd

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ABC Bank Tel: +254 (0)20 426 3000 Email:


he Kenya Association of Tour Operators is constantly on the lookout for new ways in which benefits to members can be improved.

This led to the Executive Committee recommending – and the AGM approving – the creation of a new ‘corporate member’ category. This was designed

ABC Bank started in 1984 as a financial institution and was officially commissioned as a commercial bank on 12 February 1995. There are nine branches in major towns of Kenya and two branches in Kampala through ABC Capital Bank, Uganda. ABC Bank understands and appreciates the role of the tourism sector in Kenya and offers the following products and services to firms operating in the tourism sector. Some of these include:

specifically to allow for the inclusion of non tour operating companies that can interact with KATO members. These companies are either interacting with KATO members already or have a high potential for such interaction.

• Foreign currency accounts – USD, GBP, Euro with the benefits of unlimited transactions, whch are free of monthly charges while earning interest


• Competitive foreign current rates

The addition of corporate members is expected

• Dedicated relationship managers, who deal solely with transactions relating to the industry

to vastly improve the business-to-business relationship between members and the corporate entities in their respective spheres of operation. This is likely to result in mutual benefits that will be

• Daily email updates to clients on the foreign exchange market

warmly welcomed by all concerned. KATO is pleased to be associated with the following

• SWEEP facilities, SPOT transactions, hedging facilities are included in our product offering


corporate members, whose profiles are included in


this publication: 1. ABC Bank 2. AMREF Flying Doctors 3. D.T. Dobie & Co (Kenya) Ltd

• Strategic partnerships to offer cost-effective electronic payment solutions to the industry • Our Afrinet payment solution allows you to carry out bulk M-Pesa payments and bank transfers from the comfort of your office.

New and diverse corporate members will be invited to join the membership in the forthcoming year.

• Unparalleled customer service and support.



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AMREF Flying Doctors


Tel: +254 20 6000090 Email:

Contact: Usha Nagpal General Sales Manager, Nissan Kenya Tel: +254 (0)722 743 563 Email:

AMREF Flying Doctors is Africa’s leading provider of air ambulance services and provides air evacuation services in medical emergencies across East Africa, as well as air ambulance transfers between medical facilities.

The motor vehicle specialist D.T. Dobie & Co (Kenya) Ltd is an ardent supporter of the tourism industry in Kenya and its Nissan Urvan people carriers are synonymous with the movement of tourists around the country.

Subject to flight clearances, AMREF Flying Doctors will carry out evacuations from anywhere on the African continent. In addition, patients can be repatriated via an AMREF Flying Doctors aircraft to anywhere on the globe or a medical escort can be provided on commercial carriers.

‘Proven, tough, durable and reliable heavy duty pick-ups’ is the company slogan of D.T. Dobie, which prides itself on supplying vehicles that are ideal for the variable African landscape – for example, the tough terrain in many of the principal tourist areas.

AMREF Flying Doctors, a company wholly owned by AMREF and registered as AMREF Flying Doctors, is based in Nairobi, Kenya and has been delivering health care to some of the most remote areas of east Africa since its formation in 1957.

Vehicles from D.T. Dobie offer various advantages. An extremely efficient braking system comes as standard in all its vehicles. They can also be relied on to provide a smoother ride and better road handling as well as having more spacious driver’s cabins than other vehicles.

AMREF Flying Doctors has various subscription schemes that give access to free evacuations in a medical emergency. The Tourist Evacuation Scheme, available to tour operators, provides access to emergency evacuations for clients and staff. By registering with the Tourist Evacuation Scheme, operators can deal directly with the service provider, avoid delays and be assured fast access. Registration can be completed through AMREF Flying Doctors for as little as US$5. More than 150 tour operators are now signed up to this scheme.

D.T. Dobie offers unmatched after-sales service and has a first-rate service network with branches in Mombasa and Nakuru and dealerships and service centres nationwide. In Nairobi, its Express Service Centre, at the company’s Lusaka Road premises, provides customers with prompt and efficient services at competitive prices. The company’s body shop, also on Lusaka Road, carries out high quality vehicle repairs.

AMREF Flying Doctors operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.




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A&K House, next to Plaza 2000 Mombasa Rd PO Box 59749-00200, Nairobi Contact: Mark Wheeler Tel: +254 (0)20 695 0000; 356 8986 Cell: +254 (0)722 615 429; 722 236 293 Fax: +254 (0)20 356 8987; 695 0320 Email:


AQS House, off Mombasa Road, behind Rhino Cement, PO Box 44027-00100, Nairobi Contact: Tasneem Adamji Tel: +254 (0)20 234 5742 Cell: +254 (0)704 154 227; 787 403 006 Fax: +254 (0)61 230 0221 Mezzanine floor, Palli House Mombasa, PO Box 99265-80107 Tel: +254 (0)41 222 7052; 222 7766 Fax: +254 (0)41 222 8746; 231 6501 Email:


Lengai House Lang’ata Rd, Wilson Airport PO Box 43747-00100, Nairobi Contact: N.A. Luckhurst Tel: +254 (0)20 600 5003; 600 5016 Cell: +254 (0)731 701 761; 705 721 462 Email: or

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Abercrombie & Kent began in 1962 with the opening of its first office in Kenya. Today, it designs and operates luxury travel programmes and has a network of over 60 on-site offices worldwide to ensure access to inspiring experiences. In Kenya, the company offers a combination of over 50 years of experience, quality operations of international standards, multilingual staff, service-oriented culture and creativity. A&K owns and maintains a fleet of specialised safari vehicles equipped with HF radios. Its luxury mobile camping operation is an exciting concept that allows guests to experience the famed Hemingway mobile tented camps in exclusive locations within game viewing areas.

One of the best-known names in East African travel, African Horizons excels in the presentation of tailor-made safaris, wilderness discovery, adventure, action, family tours and romantic retreats. A trusted organiser of incentive tours, conferences and events for some of the world’s most prominent corporations, the company is also the organiser of choice for various long-established environmental agencies. With 15 years of experience in East African travel, African Horizons has inter-industry links that are first-class. This guarantees that clients will be offered optimum rates, premium service and an unrivalled degree of preferential treatment.

City Square, PO Box 54998-00200, Nairobi Contact: Tomas Lund Sørensen Tel: +254 (0)20 387 8449/54 Cell: +254 (0)714 606 886 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 8447 Email: Arusha: Tel/fax: +255 (0)272 549 190/1 Email: Mombasa: Tel +254 (0)40 320 2065 Cell: +254 (0)724 253 121 Email:

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African Quest Safaris (AQS) is one of the top destination management companies in Kenya, run by its founding partners, Tasneem and Taher Adamji, with a team of over 60 professionals.

African Safari Diani Adventures is one of the first and best French tour companies in Kenya.

Based in Nairobi and Mombasa and with footprints stretching into the East African countries of Tanzania, Zanzibar, and Uganda, AQS specialises in bringing clients that real experience and showing them the Africa they have always dreamed about, the Africa of the Africans. AQS runs an in-house fleet of 25 modern custombuilt vehicles adapted for safaris with a team of experienced and multilingual driver-guides.

It has its own 4x4 vehicles and quad bikes and its guides are fluent in French. It also offers superb villas located 50 miles from the sea at Diani.

PO Box 5664-80401, Diani Contact: Gilles Mourat Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2776 Cell: +254 (0)733 434 475 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2776 Email: contact@safari

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Balloon Safaris pioneered safari ballooning in Africa and made its inaugural flight in 1976 from the Masai Mara’s Keekorok Lodge. The company has since flown thousands of passengers. The balloons stand as high as a 10-storey building and measure about 30 metres across at their equator with a volume of up to 12,000 cubic metres.

Bush & Beyond Ltd is the Nairobi based central reservations and in-bound tour operating office for a selection of safari destinations as varied in the different habitats they occupy, and as individual as their owners: - In the North and Laikipia: Sarara Camp, Ol Malo, Ol Malo House, Lewa Wilderness and Walking Wild, The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille. In the Masai Mara: Mara Plains Camp, Ol Seki Hemingways Camp and the Nomadic Encounter Houses – Acacia, Mara and Topi. In the Chyulu Hills: Ol Donyo Lodge & Ride Kenya. In Nairobi: The Emakoko.

Balloon Safaris Ltd provides a pick-up and drop-off service for clients staying at Mara Simba, Mara Sopa, Mara Sarova, Mara Intrepids, Mara Hippo, Siana Springs, Acacia Camp, Sekenani Camp, Base Camp and Mountain Rock Camp as well as all other campsites in the Eastern Mara.

2nd floor, Block D, Wilson Business Park Lang’ata Road, Wilson Airport PO Box 56923-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0) 20 600 0457, 600 5108, 600 5980 (wireless line) Cell: +254 (0)733 330 007; 723 273 668 Fax: +254 (0)20 605 008 Email:

The Bush & Beyond team, previously Bush Homes of East Africa and Richard Bonham Safaris, have over 25 years experience in tailormade safaris for visitors to Kenya and Tanzania.



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1st floor, Lengai House, Wilson Airport PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Contact: Stefano Cheli Tel: +254 (0)20 600 4053/4; 600 3090/1 Cell: +254 733 490 234 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050 Email:

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For over 26 years Cheli & Peacock has created safari experiences that reach above and beyond its clients’ wildest expectations. Cheli & Peacock began in 1985 as a small mobile tented safari company. Expanding over the years, it has now become one of Kenya’s leading tour operation and destination management companies...

Dodo World (K) Ltd has been in operation since 1982. The company specialises in air ticket bookings, car hire and safaris with experienced drivers and guides. Friendly staff are on hand to help guests chose the right hotel, lodge, camp and resort and to make bookings at the client’s request.

Each of the C&P camps and lodges is small, exclusive and unique, providing luxurious accommodation in some of Kenya’s prime game viewing areas. Between them, they offer a great selection of activities including game drives, guided bush walks, horse riding, camel safaris, scuba diving, swimming, sundowners, bush meals and much more.

1st floor, Unga House, Westlands PO Box 837-00606, Nairobi Contact: Yoshitaka Endo Tel: +254 (0)20 445 0113/014/015 Cell: +254 (0)721 381 298; 0733 703 412 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6102; 444 6198 Email:

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Hemingways House Karen Office Park, Lang’ata Road PO Box 14736 - 00100, Nairobi Contact: Richard Markham Tel: +254 (0)20 229 5000 Fax: +254 (0)20 229 5111 Email:



Hemingways Expeditions, the tours division of Express Travel Group, was launched in September 2011 as a premier East African safari operating partner for international tour operators and travel agents.

HTT - Global Holidays & Incentives (formerly Habib’s Tours & Travel) is an award-winning 30-year-old international company founded in Kenya.

Hemingways Expeditions offers a diverse range of safaris in East Africa from ‘seat-in-car’ to tailor-made safaris catering for all budgets. The team, including both Hemingways Expeditions and a growing portfolio of Hemingways-branded properties across East Africa, is committed to creating memorable experiences for guests while providing expertise and recommendations to help reseller partners grow their East Africa business.

1st floor, Horton Court Blvd, Lenana Rd PO Box 5424-00200, Nairobi Contact: Najma Poona Tel: +254 (0)20 387 8096; 241 6977; 241 6978 Cell: +254 (0)722 644 128 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 6812 Email:

It specialises in offering one-of-a-kind incentives, conferences, FIT/group holidays and VIP/corporate travel in many destinations around the world. HTT offers creative ready-made or customised programmes coupled with professional delivery and personalised service.

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Gamewatchers Safaris has been operating in Kenya for nearly 20 years and offers a range of safaris to some of the best reserves and parks. The emphasis at Gamewatchers is on the more personal and exclusive smaller safari camps, use of 4x4 safari vehicles for game drives, and the option of air transfers as an alternative to driving by road between the parks.

For over 25 years Guerba has been the acknowledged leader in African overland and safari travel. Guerba’s tours vary from four days to eight weeks, including excellent game-viewing in the national parks of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Gamewatchers also runs small and exclusive safari camps in private wilderness reserves: Amboseli Porini Camp in the Selenkay Conservancy; Porini Rhino Camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Mara Porini Camp in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy and Porini Lion Camp in the Olare Orok Conservancy.

Kumbe Rd, off Bogani Rd, Karen PO Box 43937-00100, Nairobi Contact: Mutua Kivuitu Tel: +254 (0)20 892 126/9 Cell: +254 (0)733 523 813 Fax: +254 (0)20 892 127 Email:

Guerba guests can experience some of Africa’s most amazing sights including the Ngorongoro Crater, the Okavango Delta, the Masai Mara National Reserve and Victoria Falls. A great range of overland adventures in Africa include both camping safaris and lodge-based adventures. These trips offer a chance to see Africa while getting a feel for the people, culture and environment of the places visited.


The Village Market PO Box 388-00621, Nairobi Contact: Jake Grieves-Cook Tel: +254 (0)20 712 3129; 712 2504 Cell: +254 (0)722 509 200; 735 339 209 Fax: +254 (0)20 712 0864 Email:

In addition to the classic safari experience, Dodo World can provide other unique adventures within Africa. These include balloon safaris, birdwatching and homestays. The ethos behind the company is to offer all its clients an enhanced level of efficiency combined with reliability and a personalised service.




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Road A, off Enterprise Rd PO Box 39439-00623, Nairobi Contact: Joyce Chianda-Scheuerman Tel: +254 (0)20 354 1811 Fax: +254 (0)20 206 7669 Skye: jadeseajourneys Email:


Liberty House 2A Convent Drive, Lavington PO Box 40235-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 386 4565 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 4567 Email:


3rd floor, View Park Towers Monrovia St, PO Box 43374, Nairobi Contact: Felix Pinto Tel: +254 (0)20 220 743/226/944 Cell: +254 (0)721 594 004 Fax: +254 (0)20 213 784 Email:

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As the name implies, Jade Sea Journeys was initially a specialist in safaris on and around the ‘Jade Sea’, better known as Lake Turkana.

KOBO Safaris was set up in Kenya in 1994 and from the onset aimed to be different from other companies operating in the same market and region. KOBO Safaris has endeavoured to ensure that each visitor enjoys a unique experience. The company has been at the forefront of moves to conserve and safeguard Kenya’s fragile ecosystem and, where possible, to leave sites in a better condition than when they were found. It is committed to the development of local communities through various projects.

Today, the company also arranges quality safaris in various countries of East Africa and Ethiopia. Its staff are highly experienced and pay attention to every detail in order to ensure a successful and pleasant safari. Jade Sea Journeys operates an extensive and versatile fleet of safari vehicles catering as well for bigger groups on camping and lodge safaris for a more intimate safari experience. With its fleet of eight powerboats and several camps, it is highly specialised in the Lake Turkana and Omo River ecosystem.

Riara Rd, Dagoreti Corner PO Box 72763-00200, Nairobi Contact: Antonio Marugan Tel: +254 (0)20 387 0333 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 0332 Email:

In addition to Kenya, the company operates in Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda and Mozambique and, more recently, in Zanzibar, Zambia, Mauritius and Madagascar.

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Liberty Africa Safaris is a subsidiary of the Europe-based Liberty International Tourism Group, founded in 1990 by the Austrian-born entrepreneur Mario Enzesberger. Since then, Liberty International has developed into one of the leading tourism organisations in Central Europe.

Maniago Safaris Ltd, the travel destination management company, is a well established Kenyan company owned and operated by experienced travel professionals who know and love this part of Africa.

Liberty Africa Safaris was established in 1997 with the aim of providing excellent services to select clients. Local operations are headed by Annie and Richard Corcoran, who have more than 30 years of involvement in Kenya’s tourism sector. The emphasis is on providing clients with a highly personalised yet flexible safari experience.

1st floor, ABC Place, Waiyaki Way PO Box 43401-00100, Nairobi Contact: Annabella Francescon Tel: +254 (0)20 444 9461/2 Cell: +254 (0)734 600 671 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 9463 Email:

Be it an exciting safari itinerary, special interest tour, outbound travel, incentive programme, meeting and conference arrangements, corporate event management, film production & logistics or airline ticketing - Maniago is the competent partner for the individual, family, group or corporate traveller to East Africa.

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Founded 1966, Micato Kenya is owned by the Pinto family and is today run by Felix and Jane Pinto. The company has offices in Nairobi, Cape Town, Johannesburg and New York. Micato’s mission is to run luxurious and personalised safaris. Its group programmes are fully escorted and travellers enjoy the services of an expert safari director as well as a driver-guide plus a game tracker while in the bush.

Origins is a special interest safari operator based in East Africa since 1962. It aims to bring something special to the total experience. Origins began as a specialist birding and natural history tour operator and remains the market leader in this region. Today, the company offers a broad range of special interest safaris throughout East and Central Africa. One of its key strengths is that Origins is a family business with a hands-on approach to managing each trip. It employs first-rate guides, all of whom are personally trained by Steve or Don Turner, to ensure that guiding is informed, sensitive, and interpretative. Every guide is a member of KPSGA and must hold a formal qualification in natural history, ornithology, anthropology or photography.

In Nairobi, a personal concierge is available 24 hours a day, in person or just a phone call away. Travellers beginning or ending their safaris in Nairobi are personally invited to either lunch or dinner at the Pinto family home close to the city.

5th floor, Landmark Plaza Argwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 48019, Nairobi Contact: S.M. Turner Tel: +254 (0)20 204 2695/7; 271 0171/2 Cell: +254 (0)724 253 861; (0)735 990 707 Fax: +254 (0)20 204 2698; 271 0178 Email:



Pollman’s House, Malindi Rd Bamburi PO Box 84198-80100, Mombasa Contact: Khalid G. Shapi Tel: +254 (0)721 786 553; 786 311 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 4870 Email:

Ngong Rd, opp. Baptist Church PO Box 48023-00100, Nairobi Contact: Lacty De Souza Tel: +254 (0)20 272 0610/611 Cell: +254 (0)722 524 708 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 0624 Email:

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Pollman’s Tours & Safaris is one of East Africa’s leading and most respected tour operators and destination management companies. Pollman’s is part of the ARP Travel group, which also embraces Alpha Travel (UK) and Ranger Safaris (Tanzania). Together, they own and operate the region’s largest fleet of modern, specially adapted safari vehicles as well as a fleet of air conditioned coaches.

Private Safaris is East Africa’s premier Destination and Events Management Company, internationally experienced and locally competent. Our product range from Leisure Travel, Adventure tours to Meetings and Incentives covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

The impressive headquarters in Mombasa is located a short distance from the North Coast resorts. The Nairobi office is located on Mombasa Road, just a few kilometres from the city centre. There are also satellite offices at both of Kenya’s international airports and along the coast in Malindi and Diani.

2nd floor, Mobil Plaza, Muthaiga PO Box 16913-00620, Nairobi Contact: Thomas Iten Tel: +254 (0)20 360 7000 Fax: +254 (0)20 360 7444 Cell: +254 (0)722 211 231 Email:

The company has offices in Nairobi and Mombasa, in Kenya and Arusha, Tanzania. The ultra-modern head office in Nairobi is located in Muthaiga suburb, and is well equipped with the latest technology and modern servers. All our staff having access to the latest application software, VoIP telephony and high speed internet connection.

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Rhino Safaris is a small-sized operator which has operated in East Africa for over 35 years.

Established in 1968, Somak is East Africa’s leading destination management company. Over the years, Somak has gained the experience and expertise to organise unique safari itineraries.

The company offers a highly personalised service and is one of Kenya’s most experienced safari operators. Rhino Safaris provides guaranteed scheduled weekly safari departures from Nairobi, Mombasa and Arusha, offering a range of itineraries and durations from one to seven nights. The company offers tailor-made safaris and handles the safari planning for prestigious incentive groups. All vehicles have radio communication and are operated by highly trained multilingual driver-guides (minimum qualification KPSGA Bronze level exam).

Somak House, Mombasa Rd PO Box 48495-00100, Nairobi Contact: Suresh Sofat Tel: +254 (0)20 497 1000; 497 1243-9; 497 1250-8 Email:

The company’s East African head office is located on Nairobi’s Mombasa Road. It is here that many clients commence or complete their Kenyan and, indeed, Tanzanian adventures. There is also a luxurious Safari Lounge, which is available to all Somak clients passing through Nairobi who have time to spare. The complex houses the administration department for all the company’s safari operations as well as workshops for maintenance of safari vehicles and accommodation for drivers and guides.

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Southern Cross Safaris (Msa) Ltd has a philosophy of ‘excellence through experience’ founded on 53 years of providing stylish, unusual and utterly memorable safaris to literally hundreds of thousands of clients.

Over the past 52 years, Southern Cross Safaris Ltd has built a reputation as one of East Africa’s premier safari tour operators. Southern Cross Safaris is an owner-run destination management company with its head office in Nairobi and regional offices in Mombasa, Arusha and Zanzibar as well as an international office in the UK.

The company’s now well reputed Connoisseur collection offers the very highest of standards and its proprietors, Mike Kirkland and Torben Rune, both third-generation Kenyans, take a personal interest in planning each tour through to completion. The company has its own large fleet of specialised 4x4 safari vehicles, its own safari camps, its own aircraft and a large number of bronze and silver KPSGA guides.

Symbion House, Karen Rd PO Box 24584-00502, Nairobi Contact: John Lyall Tel: +254 (0)20 807 0311/2/3/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 807 0309/10 Email:

The company caters for both the private and corporate sectors, specialising in the design of tailormade itineraries for individuals and groups. Southern Cross Safaris provides the very best vehicles, driver-guides, scheduled airline services and private air charters. The properties it offers represent an exclusive collection of small, intimate safari camps and lodges as well as beach hideaways.


Southern Cross Center Mombasa-Malindi Rd, Nyali PO Box 90653-80100, Mombasa Contact: Torben Rune Tel: +254 (0)20 243 4600/1/2/3 Fax: +254 (0)20 243 4610 Email:

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7th floor, Grenadier Tower Woodvale Grove, Westlands PO Box 44690-00100, Nairobi Contact: Baloo Patel Tel: +254 (0)20 445 1620/1/2/3/4/5 Cell: +254 (0)722 719 981 Fax: +254 (0)20 4451 629/32 Email:

Vintage Africa House Mkungu Close, Westlands PO Box 59470-00200, Nairobi Contact: Jay Shanghavi Tel: +254 (20) 374 2435; 375 3039-43 Cell: +254 (0)733 512 880 Fax: +254 (20) 374 2465; 374 1980 Email:

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Locally owned, managed and operated and with over 40 years’ experience, Transworld Safaris (K) Ltd is one of the oldest safari companies in East Africa. It owns and operates a large fleet of custom-built safari minibuses, 4x4 vehicles and hot air balloons. The company has a professional team of experienced driver-guides who are expert game trackers and have an enviable knowledge of the history, geography, people, flora and fauna of East Africa having been incorporated in 1970.

Twiga Tours, with 30 years of experience, four offices and an extensive fleet of customdesigned 4x4 vehicles, offers an unmatched support network within East Africa. The company has an extensive selection of scheduled seat-in-coach safari departures, ranging from one day to two weeks, which are guaranteed to depart, with a minimum of two persons.

Transworld Safaris arranges specialised tours to suit individual groups requirements, including camel, cultural, photographic and birdwatching safaris as well as sports holidays for lovers of deepsea fishing, golfing, horse riding, nature walks and mountain climbing.

Sarit Centre, Elgeyo Marakwet Rd PO Box 652-00606, Nairobi Contact: Minaz Manji Tel: +254 (0)20 387 1312; 387 8018 Wireless: +254 (0)20 237 3829; 237 3849 Cell: +254 733 689442; 0726 145693 Email:

Twiga Tours is an award-winning company, renowned for its expertise in creating innovative tailor-made programmes in a wide range of activities. These include adventure, sport and special interests (ornithology, local culture, folklore, agriculture) as well as wedding and honeymoon and MICE management.

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Vintage Africa provides excellent travel programmes into some 16 countries in Africa, covering over 100 activities and more than 20 types of adventure, sport, eco, special interest and holistic safaris.

Wild Trek Safaris has 25 years’ experience of providing quality safari services and accommodation with only the highest quality eco lodges and camps.

From ultra-luxury to specialist safaris, the company has considerable expertise in preparing exciting and innovative itineraries for clients ranging in number from a single person to large groups. Vintage Africa has competitive contracts with over 400 properties throughout Africa, encompassing over 100 game parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, enabling guests to customise their journeys at the right price.

2nd floor, Viking House, Waiyaki Way PO Box 17634-00500, Nairobi Contact: Pummy Singh Tel: +254 (0)20 445 2528 Cell: +254 (0)733 453 007; 733 453 008; 701 801 240 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 2529 Email:

The company has qualified driver-guides and its own fleet of safari cruisers and 4x4 vehicles, allowing guests to experience an unforgettable African safari adventure at unbeatable value.


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Serengeti House 101 James Gichuru Rd, Lavington PO Box 56803-00200, Nairobi Contact: Tom Fernandes Tel: +254 (0)20 387 1703/73630/73977 Cell: +254 (0)733 612 594 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 1699 Email:

Wildlife Safari has operated luxury safaris for almost 40 years and is one of East Africa’s most experienced luxury safari operators. The company offers a selection of exceptional all-inclusive safaris through East Africa at unbeatable value. Its Nairobi head office is open every day of the year and contains a state-of-the-art reservations system, vehicle maintenance facility, radio communications base and mini conference centre. Wildlife Safari guides are some of the best in the business. Every guide is not only an experienced wildlife tracker but also has an encyclopedic knowledge of the history, geography, people, flora and fauna of the region as well as excellent driving and mechanical skills.



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Big Five Tours & Safaris Ltd has been one of Kenya’s leading tour operators for over 35 years.

Discover Kenya Safaris Ltd has over 40 years’ experience and works with individual clients and families who wish to arrange their own itineraries. The company also specialises in photo safaris, groups and incentives.

The company has a highly trained and dedicated staff that includes English-speaking tour guides with a deep knowledge of Kenya, thus ensuring that guests enjoy a truly memorable safari.

Rhapta Rd, Westlands PO Box 10367-00400, Nairobi Contact: Jacky Parmar Tel: +254 (0)20 445 0548/9/681 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 0680 Email:

Guests are transported in microbuses equipped with pop-up roofs, binoculars, cool boxes, books on animals, birds, trees and road maps of Kenya. Big Five Tours & Safaris appreciates that no two travellers are the same. For this reason, each safari is tailor-made to suit individual needs.

Ojijo Court, Ojijo Rd, Parklands PO Box 45524-00100, Nairobi Contact: K.K. Chandani Tel: +254 (0)20 375 4190/3 Cell: +254 (0)722 874 599 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 4189 Email:

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On safari, Discover Kenya aims to give its clients a taste of genuine traditional East African hospitality and prefers to use four or five-star lodges that give a personal touch. The company owns, manages and maintains its own fleet of custom-prepared safari vehicles, luxury minivans and 4x4 Land Cruisers.

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Holding Meridian Building Diani Beach Rd PO Box 454-80400, Ukunda Contact: Dr Fabrizio Molinaro Tel: Pilot line +254 (0)40 320 2630 Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2118/2432/3418 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2218/3466 Email:

Intra Safaris is renowned for the strict standards it employs to select properties offering not only personal luxury but also professional service and environmental responsibility. The company provides services in Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar.


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Kenya Wildlife Trails Ltd was established in 1985. In particular, the company caters for firsttimers, either individuals or groups, and aims to provide clients with the safari of a lifetime.

Campi ya Kanzi – ‘Camp of the hidden treasure’ – is an award winning boutique eco lodge in the Chyulu Hills in front of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Eight tented cottages and a private villa provide guests with the ultimate wilderness and Maasai authentic experiences.

Its vehicles and equipment are first class and everyone on a regular departure is guaranteed a privileged window seat. Special roof hatches make photography easy and vehicles are equipped with PA systems and both long wave and short wave radio. The company’s experienced driver guides are highly knowledgeable about Kenyan life, the people, the fauna and flora and abundant birdlife.

Campi ya Kanzi PO Box 236-90128, Mtito Andei Contact: Luca Belpietro Tel: +254 (0)45 622 516 Tel/fax: +254 (0)20 600 54 50 Sat: +88 2164 3339831 Email:

This 400 square mile Masai Mara National Reserve has a wide array of wildlife and birdlife. Highlights include classic game drives and game walks with a professional guide and Maasai tracker. Responsible eco-tourism preserves their wildlife heritage and allows the Masaai to continue their traditional way of life.


408 Othaya Rd, Lavington PO Box 44687-00100, Nairobi Contact: Jose A. Pereira Tel: +254 (0)20 387 4404/3596 Cell: +254 (0)722 381 851 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 3574 Email:

With over 30 years’ experience, Intra Safaris not only provides quality services as a ground handler for major tour operators flying charters into Kenya and incentive houses dealing with groups of various sizes, but also caters for tailor-made upmarket free independent traveller (FIT) safaris and rental of private villas.




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Muthaiga Shopping Centre PO Box 63220-00619, Nairobi Contact: Klarissa Wills Tel: +254 (0)20 375 0034/375 1190 Cell: +254 (0)722 357 208 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 0035/374 9240 Email:


Malindi Complex PO Box 650-80200, Malindi Contact: Christine Cronchey Tel: +254 (0)42 20 493; 30 547 Cell: +254 (0)735 977 000 Fax: +254 (0)42 30 032 E-mail:



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Muthaiga Travel’s main office is located in Nairobi’s best-known residential area, just around the corner from the Muthaiga Club.

Robin Hurt Safaris has operated private luxury tented safaris in East Africa for 35 years. Outfitted in the traditional manner, these customised safaris offer guests a high standard of comfort, style and service. Days are spent in the bush and nights under canvas in exclusive campsites in atmospheric wildlife areas.

The company was founded in 1988 by Klarissa Wills, who is still managing director. Klarissa has lived in Kenya for over 30 years and knows the people and country well. She has been a professional photographer and tour guide and ran a farm in the Rift Valley for several years. The company can make all travel arrangements and reservations, including flights.

House No 76, off Dagoretti Rd Karen, PO Box 24988, Nairobi Contact: Charlie McConnell Tel: +254 (0)20 882 826/2268/4068 Cell: +254 (0)722 203 488; 0733 333 493 Fax: +254 (0)20 882 939 Email:

The company aims to provide excitement, adventure, wonderful sights and a new awareness – the key components of a safari – and looks to its clients to supply the companionship. Guests can discover the wilderness either as part of a big family party or in groups of several friends with shared enthusiasms.

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Southern Sky Safaris is one of East Africa’s longest established tour operators. It concentrates its services within Kenya, but can help arrange a combination holiday that includes Tanzania. The company offers a range of scheduled safaris by road and air. These safaris can be customised for groups and the company specialises in creating tailor-made safaris.

Sunworld Safaris Ltd was established in 1997 and prides itself on being East Africa’s leading 4x4 specialist, offering private tailor-made safaris by both road and air. The company also specialises in photo safaris and workshops as well as crossborder Kenya/Tanzania and gorilla safaris.

Southern Sky Safaris has the experience and capacity to handle a diverse range of tourism groups, both large and small. The company also operates safari-prepared 4x4 Land Cruisers as well as buses with 45 seats and 18 to 21 seats. Guides are multilingual, with English, Italian, German and French speakers available.

Off Riverside Drive, Chiromo Rd PO Box 39094-00623, Nairobi Contact: Gabriele Nowak Tel: +254 (0)20 444 5669; 444 5680 Cell: +254 (0)722 525 400; (0)733 614 055 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 5673 Email:

Sunworld Safaris maintains its own fleet of custom-built 4x4 vehicles with multilingual safari guides. Special emphasis is placed on offering eco-friendly tours involving smaller safari camps and lodges to support the local community and to provide guests with a personalised experience. Sunworld Safaris is represented in Austria, the UK and the US as well as Tanzania.



Jacaranda Avenue, Off Gitanga Rd PO Box 24598-00502, Nairobi Contact: David Light Tel: +254 (0)20 387 8313; 387 8314 Cell: +254 (0)722 203 115 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 8313; 387 5873 Email:

Hardy House, Ushirika Rd, Karen PO Box 40089-00100, Nairobi Contact: G.R. de Pazzis Tel: +254 (0)20 889 1386; 889 1288 Cell: +254 (0)722 456 524 Fax: +254 (0)20 889 0041; 889 1592 Email:

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Africa Expeditions, established in 1987 and with its head office in Nairobi, provides exciting photographic safaris throughout East Africa and Ethiopia.

African Latitude offers comfortable mobile safari camps for small groups on photographic and walking safaris.

The company, which has associated offices in Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia, is a member of the East African Wildlife Society, the Flying Doctors Society and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Safaris are designed on an individual basis but the company also offers group safaris. Accommodation is provided in private tented camps and/or select lodges.

Ololua Ridge, Karen PO Box 24124-00502, Nairobi Contact: R. Boyd Tel: +254 (0)20 353 3338; 270 0113 Cell: +254 (0)733 775 129; (0)722 515 377 Fax: +254 (0)20 882 118 Email:

Since 1987 African Latitude has been taking its clients to the most pristine corners of Kenya and Tanzania, using experienced guides and providing quality service. The company operates its safaris in collaboration with local community groups and conservation projects.

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Long established in both Kenya and Tanzania, African Road Safaris provides vacations in the best traditions of the true African safari, using its own staff, 4x4 vehicles and equipment.

Trips operated by Best Camping Tours are not strenuous and its itineraries ensure a relaxing safari for young and old alike.

African Road Safaris is affiliated to Kimbla Mantana, established in 1959. Quotations are provided in both French and English.

2nd floor, Amee Arcade Westlands Opposite Westlands Curio & Handicraft Market, close to Sarit Centre Nairobi Contact: S.F. Nanji Tel: +254 (0)20 374 9661; 374 9665; 374 9667 Cell: +254 (0)733 630 053; +254 (0)733 603 090 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 9661 Email: or

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With its friendly drivers, the company provides unforgettable experiences in Kenya and Tanzania. Individuals and large groups are catered for as well as incentive groups. Safaris range from a short relaxing retreat to a 12-day Kenya-Tanzania transnational adventure. All safari packages Include transport, meals, campsite equipment, park fees, camping fees and spacious two-person tents or family tents.

cHArLestoN trAVeL LtD Charleston Tours & Travel Ltd is a fully fledged, IATA-approved travel agency which was founded in 1990 and prides itself on a decade of developments and achievements. These include, among others, travel agency awards by leading international airlines and an appointment as the commercial representative of Air France.

1st floor, 20th Century Plaza PO Box 11361-00100, Nairobi Contact: Anne Wanyoike Tel: +254 (0)20 319 212 Fax: +254 (0)20 211 892 Email:

With its professional and highly experienced staff, Charleston Tours & Travel is now rated one of the leading tour and travel agencies in Kenya.






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Safari House, Othaya Rd, Kileleshwa PO Box 66416-00800, Nairobi Contact: Nick Kariuki Tel: +254 (0)20 387 2845; 387 361 Cell: +254 (0)721 529 698 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 2845 Email:

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Dallago Tours & Safaris has built an experienced and dependable workforce and an elaborate ground transport network.

Eastern & Southern Safaris is a family-owned tour company based in Nairobi.

Every Dallago safari minibus is comfortable and designed with a large pop-up roof to ensure excellent viewing and game photography. Dallago owns fully equipped campsites in most of Kenya’s game reserves.

6th floor, Finance House, Loita St PO Box 43332-00100, Nairobi Contact: Dennis Njoroge Tel: +254 (0)20 224 2828; 221 2371; 225 1574 Cell: +254 (0)716 500 001 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 7715 Email:



Four by Four Safaris Ltd offers privately guided bespoke safaris under canvas.

Gametrackers (K) Ltd is a tour operator offering adventure safaris in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

5th floor, Nginyo Towers Koinange/Moktar Daddah Streets PO Box 62042-00200, Nairobi Contact: David Chianda Tel: +254 (0)20 222 2703; 313 617; 221 2830 Fax: +254 (0)20 313 619; 311 651 Email:


Lenana Forest Centre, Ngong Rd PO Box 24397-00205, Nairobi Contact: Peter Silvester Tel: +254 (0)20 387 7018/387 7374 Cell: +254 (0)720 612 488 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 7851 Email:


The company specialises in customised and tailor-made safaris for couples, families, small and medium-sized groups. All its safaris operate on a private basis with daily departures all year round.

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Newly founded Wildhorizons specialises in walking safaris for hikers and trekkers and those with a desire to venture off the beaten track in search of the ‘raw Africa’. Tours vary from budget to luxury camping, lodge and tailor-made private safaris catering for families and large groups. For budget tours, purpose-built expedition trucks or Land Cruisers are used.

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A Ker & Downey safari is a customised adventure.

Ketty Tours, Travels & Safaris has been in the tourism industry for over 20 years. It specialises in tours and safaris to destinations in East Africa’s best-known game parks and reserves such as the Masai Mara, Tsavo (East and West), Serengeti, Shimba Hills and Samburu.

Founded in 1946, this is the oldest safari outfit in Africa.

Lang’ata Link, off Lang’ata South Rd Karen South Residential Estate PO Box 86-00502, Nairobi Contact: Michael Camm Tel: +254 (0)20 890 754; 891 659/903 Cell: +254 (0)724 252 606; (0)733 334 408 Fax: +254 (0)20 890 725 Email:

It offers lodge and camping safaris in Kenya and Tanzania, gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda and climbing on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya as well as exclusive beach holidays in Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar.

Ker & Downey today is an active partnership of 15 guides who take great pride in the operation of this unique luxury safari business. Traditional safaris revolve around a mobile, luxury camp. Being self-contained, each safari is both organised and spontaneous.

Ground floor, Ketty Plaza PO Box 82391-80100, Nairobi Contact: Naushad Mauji Tel: +254 (0)41 231 2204/5178 Cell: +254 (0)722 209 516; (0)735 844 093 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 1355 Email:

Ketty arranges tailored safaris, game safaris, balloon safaris, incentive groups, deepsea fishing and marine diving trips, mountain climbing, golf tours, ground handling, car rentals, domestic and international air travel and camping safaris as well as hotel and lodge reservations.



Hardy House, Ushirika Rd Karen, PO Box 40089-00100, Nairobi Contact: Lis Farrell Tel: +254 (0)20 889 1288; +254 (0)20 889 1194 Cell: +254 (0)722 456 524 Fax: +254 (0)20 8891592; +254 (0)20 8890041 Email:

Kiveni House, off Gatundu Rd End of Gatundu Close, Kileleshwa PO Box 30506-00100, Nairobi Contact: Adam A. Jillo Tel: +254 (0)20 269 7453; 815 5969; 208 4918 Cell: +254 (0)722 828 646; 734 600 625 Fax: +254 (0)20 434 7258 Email:

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Kimbla-Mantana Ltd has been running its own safari camps and operating its own safari vehicles with personal safari guides in its concession areas since 1959.

Established by a Kenyan national, Lindberg offers a range of wildlife and adventure safaris and tours options as well as beach holidays and special interest safaris.

Whether guests wish to climb Kilimanjaro, visit Zanzibar or enjoy a traditional wildlife safari, Kimbla-Mantana designs everything, either in game lodges or as part of a luxury camping safari. The company’s designer safaris range from the gorillas of Uganda to the lion of the Mara and the wildebeest of the Serengeti.

Ramco Court, Mombasa Rd PO Box 27604, Nairobi Contact: Charles Kathurima Tel: +254 (0)20 606 731; 606 732 Fax: +254 (0)20 606 730 Cell: +254 (0)722 527 223; (0)721 377 948 Email:

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Nature Expeditions Africa Ltd is an ownermanaged company that provides tours and safaris for individuals, families, groups, incentives and conferences in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zanzibar and Ethiopia.

Real Africa is an owner-managed Safari Company built on a foundation of integrity and creativity. It offers deluxe, premium and classic tours in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda including gorilla trekking, mountain climbing and beach holidays.

Nature Expeditions believes in providing only the finest hotels, lodges and camps. Each minivan or 4x4 Land Cruiser has HF radio, a cool box, reference books, binoculars and a first-aid kit. Every tour has a driver guide who meets the clients at the airport and is with them for the rest of the tour.

Office No 21, 1st floor, Karen Park, Karen, PO Box 7069-00200, Nairobi Contact: David Mungai Mngolia Tel: +254 (0)20 208 7451 Fax: +254 (0)20 236 9308 Cell: +254 (0)721 842 919 Email:

All staff have a wealth of experience in organising memorable holidays for individuals, couples, families, groups and incentive travel. The company maintains a fleet of specially converted safari vehicles comprising two-wheel-drive minibuses and 4x4 Land Cruisers.

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Sayari Afrika, “The Holiday Experts”, are based in Nairobi and have a wealth of experience spanning over ten years planning safari operations in East Africa. The company specialises in adventure safaris, beach holidays, wildlife & cultural safaris, business travel, excursions and sporting safaris. Both road or fly-in packages are on offer.

Shoor Travel & Tours is a reputable tour operator and IATA travel agent offering a wide range of safaris, beach holidays and travel services in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar and Botswana. Shoor is known for its personal service, quality and flexibility towards clients’ needs, while offering competitive pricing. All types of safaris are arranged including luxury, adventure, camping trips, weddings, honeymoons and conferences.

Sayari Arika are a fully fledged IATA/UFTAA accredited travel agency and strive to provide highly personalised services with the ultimate objective of offering exceptional and competitive service to clients.

Corner Plaza, Westlands PO Box 13908-00800, Nairobi Contact: Ashmira Shah Tel: +254 (0)20 374 5690 Cell: +254 (0)734 860 513 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 0407 Email:

City and upcountry bases ensure strong ground handling. The company has its own safari vehicle fleet and expert driver guides.


4th floor, Bruce House, Standard St PO Box 58266-00200, Nairobi Contact: Mutheu Kithuma Musau Tel: +254 (0)20 246 306/312 753 Fax: +254 (0)20 229 527 Email:


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Airport North Rd, Nyayo Embakasi PO Box 60854-00200, Nairobi Contact: Fred Odek Tel: +254 (0) 351 3140 Cell: +254 (0)722 705 596; (0)733 879 777 Email:


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5th floor, Block B, Office Suites Parklands Rd PO Box 66278-00800, Nairobi Contact: Nimish Shah Tel: +254 (0)20 375 1005/45/55 Cell: +254 (0)722 854 500; (0)733 713 998 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1097 Email:



With over 10 years’ experience in East African tourism, Silver Africa Tours specialises in private safari arrangements for honeymooners, families and small groups as well as special interest groups with specific requirements.

Sun Trek Safaris is one of Kenya’s finest tour, safari and travel companies, providing short excursions, extended safaris, specialist and tailor-made travel and safaris, car hire, hotel and safari lodge bookings and much more.

The company operates throughout East Africa. Customers are treated as friends and family.

With its head office in Nairobi, Sun Trek covers the whole of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Botswana. It takes care of each safari personally and provides top quality accommodation.

Safari Centre, Waiyaki Way PO Box 48146-00100, Nairobi Contact: Nishit Lakhani Tel: +254 (0)20 444 2982 Cell: +254 (0)722 513 509 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 8353 Email:

The company has its own fleet of well maintained safari cruisers. Each driver guide is assigned his own vehicle.

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Travel Affairs does not just offer the standard tourist package but rather will tailor-make an itinerary to suit needs, interests and budget. It specialises in honeymoons, family holidays, deluxe camping safaris and air safaris as well as the more traditional road safaris.

Tusker Safaris Ltd is a tour company, based in Malindi, which began operating in 1990. During its years of service the company has created many special safari programmes for various places in Kenya and Tanzania.

The company is proud to be 100 per cent Kenyan owned and to have been listed by KPMG in its survey of the top 100 mid-sized companies in Kenya.

Experience and reliability are among the many

PO Box 5348-80200, Malindi unique assets which the company is able to offer Contact: Edmondo Buffa its esteemed guests. Tel: +254 (0)42 30 525; 30 867 Cell: +254 (0)733 400 440; (0)726 666 233 Fax: +254 (0)42 30 868 Email: or

7th floor, Standard Bldg, Wabera St PO Box 65084-00619, Nairobi Contact: William Thuku Tel: +254 (0)20 342 484/5; 222 5241 Fax: +254 (0)20 342 484 Cell: +254 (0)722 622 110 Email:

Sound Plaza, Woodvale Grove (Westlands) PO Box 42391-00100, Nairobi Contact: Asif Padamshi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 4636/86 Cell: +254 (0)733 648 376; (0)722 248 343 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 4621 Email:

PO Box 24773-00502, Nairobi Contact: W. Winter Tel: +254 (0)20 883 369 Fax: +254 (0)20 883 371 Email:

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Afriqueen Adventure Travel is an owner-managed company providing tours and travel-related services in East Africa. The company’s goal is to provide exceptional safaris at reasonable prices. Kenyan owned and managed, it seeks to provide unique experiences to meet the needs of its individual clients.


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Stanchart Arcade, Lamu Rd PO Box 222-80200, Malindi Contact: Bryan W. Payne Tel: +254 (0)42 213 1271 Cell: +254 (0)721 251 461 Fax: +254 (0)42 30 842 Email:

Allamanda Safaris was established in December 2000 by Bryan Payne, who has over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism industry in East Africa and has a considerable knowledge of the Masai Mara and Tanzania.

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Apollo Tours & Travel offers a range of services including car hire, airport transfers, deluxe coach hire, special incentive activities, sporting arrangements, conference and seminar arrangements, hotel and lodge bookings and excursions from Nairobi.

Peponi Plaza, Peponi Rd PO Box 437-00606, Nairobi Contact: Mia Dunford Tel: +254 (0)20 375 2472/73 Cell: +254 (0)722 394 892 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 2476 Email:

Archer’s Tours & Travels Ltd is a destination management company with over 50 years’ experience in organising tailor-made safaris and beach holidays in East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands. The company aims to provide a personalised service for discerning clients. Archer’s is also agent for Olarro Camp and Kitich Camp.

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Bill Winter Safaris has been organising African safaris for over 30 years.

Chameleon Tours is a safari operator offering a truly personalised service that allows clients to enjoy the incredible beauty and diversity of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Today the company offers luxury mobile tented safaris in a similar style to the days of old throughout East Africa as well as safari lodge destinations including Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa and Rwanda.

PO Box 1013-00502, Nairobi Contact: Greg Monson Tel: +254 (0)20 249 3569; 249 3512 Cell: +254 (0)733 607 786 Fax: +254 (0)20 260 1418 Email:

Its safaris are designed to keep guests away from tourist crowds wherever possible and to visit the best wildlife areas.

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KATO members such as Chronicle Tours are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of their operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieve the key objectives of the association.

Crown Tours & Car Hire Ltd has been in business since the early 1990s. It has a good reputation for competitive rates in car hire, with a fleet that includes saloons, minibuses and 4x4 vehicles, as well as for arranging tours in Kenya and Tanzania, hotel and lodge accommodation and air travel requirements.

Meridian Court Hotel, Murang’a Rd PO Box 47845-00100, Nairobi Contact: Anwar Amershi Tel: +254 (0)20 227 626; 330 918 Fax: +254 (0)20 229 244 Email:

Concorde will ensure that all guests achieve their dream holiday.


PO Box 49722-00100, Nairobi Contact: Abraham Saisi Tel: +254 (0)20 246 112; 311 786/7 Cell: +254 (0)720 987 332 Email:





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Safari Park Village, Thika Rd PO Box 64110-00620, Nairobi Contact: Bettina Glen Tel: +254 (0)20 3543 353; 263 6755; 232 7368 Cell: +254 (0)722 525 488 Email:

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Destination Kenya has a dedicated and knowledgeable team of staff with the passion and experience to ensure the best results. Its staff are among the most experienced in the industry, providing an innovative and unique service to achieve the very best in incentive and bespoke travel.

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East Africa Safari Ventures designs private safaris for small groups. Its itineraries go off the beaten track and offer a wide range of activities to suit even the most active guest or those with a speciality interest.

PO Box 143-00200, Nairobi Contact: G. Charleson Tel: +254 (0)20 387 4746 Cell: +254 (0)722 315 159 The company manages all aspects of a trip, Fax: +254 (0)20 387 4746 providing an intimate knowledge of the region. Email:


Gogar Farm, PO Box 60-20108, Rongai Contact: Hamish D.G. Grant Tel: +254 (0)720 441 819; 770 441 920 Cell: +254 (0)722 327 718 Email: hamish@; Kieran@


The Travel House, 268 Ring Rd PO Box 43939-00100, Nairobi Contact: Jinal K. Shah Tel: +254 (0)20 375 3333; 374 4806; 374 7909 Cell: +254 (0)722 354 333 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 9103; 374 5815 Email:

4th floor, Aqua Plaza, Muranga Rd Established in 2001, Diwaka specialises in safaris PO Box 17001-00100, Nairobi to all East Africa destinations. Contact: Jamleck Ndirangu Its professional team organises scheduled, group Tel. +254 (0)20 268 5133/4; (0)20 375 0391 and incentive tour packages with a personal touch Fax: +254 (0)20 375 0393 to meet the needs of each customer. This reputable Cell: +254 (0)720 575 599 company offers its clients both excitement and a Email: taste of African romance. or or

Diani Beach PO Box 85976-80100, Mombasa Contact: Frederic Poinçon Tel: +254 (0)403 300 253; 300 064 Cell: +254 (0)712 730 219; (0)722 878 465 Fax: +254 (0)403 300 064 Email:

Fredlink offers personalised and private safaris. The company is a specialist in camping safaris, walking safaris and motorcycle safaris across Kenya and Tanzania.

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Grant & Cameron Safaris Ltd is a small ownerguided company with many years’ experience in organising premium safaris.

Hirola Tours & Safaris is owned through a partnership of indigenous Kenyans with over 15 years experience in travel operations and wide knowledge of the East Africa circuit. Therefore guests are assured of a safari plan done with knowledge of not only the roads but also a personal experience of accommodation facilities and game reserve status. The team of drivers speak English, French, Spanish and German.

All its safaris combine old-world hospitality with traditional luxury tented camps, home stays and the best small safari lodges. The company is also a specialist in farm tours.

PO Box 21948-00100 NBI Contact: Patrick Andayi Tel: +254 (0)20 201 6986; 242 0225 Cell: +254 (0)722 619 631; 710 213 643 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 8978 Email:


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Holiday Bazaar, in operation since 1994, aims to provide the best deals in safaris and beach holidays in Kenya and the Indian Ocean islands, bespoke travel worldwide, corporate travel, cruises and Rail Europe packages. The company offers a wide choice of destinations with competitive pricing to suit all budgets without compromising its impeccable and high quality service.

Room 430, 4th floor Jubilee Insurance House, Wabera St PO Box 15796-00100, Nairobi Contact: Patrick Wanjohi Tel: +254 (0)20 260 7464; 224 2133 Cell: +254 (0)722 511 752; (0)736 511 752 Tel/fax: +254 (0)20 221 0051 Email:

IntoAfrica Eco-Travel Ltd organises fair-trade cultural safaris and mountain treks that provide a unique insight into the environments, cultures and wildlife of Kenya and beyond. The company mainly uses moderate standard accommodation belonging to the local people and offers support to the communities with which it interacts.



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MEMBERSHIP NO. 404 - JOINED 2008 Koitobos Rd, Karen PO Box 61996-00200, Nairobi Contact: Mark K Sang Tel: +254 (0)20 350 3643 Cell: +254 (0)728 245 910 Email: or

Jambo Travelhouse Ltd is a locally incorporated tours and travel firm with its head office in Kenya and a sales and marketing office in Norway for the European, United States and Asian markets. Services include inbound tours and game safaris, conferences, beach vacations, car hire, lodge and hotel bookings, ticketing, transport, mountain hiking, adventure and sports safaris, special programmes and tailor-made options.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 85 - JOINED 1994 Suite 26, 2nd Floor, Royal Office Plaza PO Box 19730-00202, Nairobi Contact: Ashwin Bhatt Tel: +254 (0)264 1677 Cell: +254 (0)721 474 814 Fax: +254 (0)267 7771 Email:

Kenia Tours & Safaris Ltd has been operating for over 20 years, specialising in camping and lodge safaris. Its main focus is on providing a full range of tour options in Kenya. Other tour packages include mountain climbing, golf safaris, lodge safaris, camel safaris, beach holidays and Tanzania safaris.

Kibo sLoPes sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 253 - JOINED 2001 Off Lenana Rd, Opp. DOD PO Box 58064-00200, Nairobi Contact: Tschank Anton Tel: +254 (0)20 386 1509 Cell: +254 (0)721 983 950 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 1513 Email:

Mombasa-Malindi Rd, Bamburi PO Box 82662-80100, Mombasa Contact: J. S. Oberoi Tel: +254 (0)41 548 7727; 548 5895 Cell: +254 (0)733 410 647 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5861 Email:;

It entered the tour industry in 1991 with unique products based on a revival of the northern trekking routes up Kilimanjaro and has also mapped out new routes on Mount Kenya, Mount Elgon, the Nguruman escarpment and Chyulu Hills. An extensive wildlife programme is offered.


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Established in 1957, Kuldips Touring Company Ltd has a wide selection of vehicles and specialises in 4x4 safaris including culture, classic, adventure and adrenalin safaris. It guarantees total satisfaction with unique itineraries in Kenya and Tanzania. The company’s has recently invested in 40-seat air conditioned luxury coaches for transfers and local excursions.

1st floor, ABC Place, Waiyaki Way PO Box 60342-00200, Nairobi Contact: A.J.W. Dixson Tel: +254 (0)20 444 7151; 444 1030 Cell: +254 (0)722 331 899; (0)733 873 625 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 7270; 444 1690 Email:

Operating from its head office in Nairobi, Let’s Go Travel offers a choice of over 200 safaris in East Africa and also has information about more than 450 lodges, hotels and other types of accommodation. The company also provides descriptions of national parks, reserves and beach resorts.

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Motto Tours & Travel Ltd is among the leading destination management companies in Africa, in operation for 20 years. It arranges competitive package safaris throughout Kenya including Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Samburu National Reserve, Aberdare/Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru/Baringo/Bogoria, Lake Turkana in the Northern Rift Valley, Tsavo and the coast. Motto also arranges safaris to Tanzania and Uganda.

Onsafari offers highly personalised luxury mobile safaris. With Onsafari, guests experience unrivalled personal attention, luxury accommodation, five-star food, custom-designed 4x4 vehicles and unforgettable wildlife encounters.

Ndorobo Rd, Mukoma Estate, Lang’ata PO Box 42562-00100, Nairobi Contact: Anthony Cheffings Cell: +254 (0)722 525 870; 715 614 796 Email:


Room 3, KP Flats, Milimani Rd Between Milimani Apartment & Sagret Hotel, PO Box 70739-00400, Nairobi Contact: Andrew ole Nangurai Tel: +254 (0)20 214 1914 Cell: +254 (0)721 623 938 Email:;

Kibo Slopes Safaris is an East African company with offices in Nairobi and Arusha.




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PO Box 10467-00100, Nairobi Contact: Robert Nyaga Fax: +254 (0)20 811 507 Cell: +254 (0)733 423 951; (0)735 797 712 Tel: +254 (0)20 300 2547 Email:


4th floor, Salama House, Wabera St PO Box 46536-00100, Nairobi Contact: Binoy Zachariah Tel: +254 (0)20 247 071; 250 970; 247 418 Cell: +254 (0)722 206 886; (0)733 413 999 Fax: +254 (0)20 210 697; 249 263 Email:


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Ostrich Holidays Adventures is a medium-sized company based in Nairobi. It specialises in arranging exotic safaris, camping safaris, mountain climbing and beach holidays at competitive prices in Kenya and Tanzania. The company is owned and managed by Mr and Mrs Nyaga as a family business.

1st Floor, Office Suites, Parklands Road PO Box 45907, Nairobi Contact: Kapurchand Rajput Tel: +254 (0)20 221 8196 Cell: +254 (0)722 703 242 Fax: +254 (0)20 342 978 Email:

KATO members such as Rajair Travel & Tours are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

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Rickshaw Travels (Kenya) Ltd specialises in corporate and leisure travel and also offers local and international tour packages. In addition, Rickshaw Travels deals with conference and event organising. The company’s products also include Caribbean cruises, group travel service, passport and visa services. Its staff are on hand to provide meet-andassist services.

Turaco House, Bogani Rd, Karen PO Box 66229-00800, Nairobi Contact: Carol Linet W. Murimi Tel: +254 (0)20 889 1855, 263 6807, 2636809 Fax: +254 (0)20 889 1725 Email:

Safaris in Style works closely with the finest hotels and lodges in East Africa. It offers a range of prepackaged safaris and it also designs itineraries, at no extra cost, to suit the client’s own personal preference, requirement and budget. The company operates a fleet of specially built safari vans and 4x4 vehicles driven by multilingual guides.



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Safaris Unlimited (Africa) Ltd offers the finest riding and wildlife safaris in Africa.

PO Box 24181-00502, Nairobi Contact: Gordie Church Tel: +254 (20) 2087296 Cell: +254 (0)727 535 019 Email:

Founded in 1971, the company organises traditional-style mobile safaris. Each holiday is customised to perfection with an emphasis on exploring genuinely unspoiled wilderness.

1st floor, 1st Office, Hassanali Building above Maritime Forex, Nkrumah Rd PO Box 81933-80100, Mombasa Contact: Monika Solanki Tel: +254 (0)41 222 0241 Cell: +254 (0)722 412 186; (0)734 158 595 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 4397 Email:

Palacina Court, Kitale Lane PO Box 34187-00100, Nairobi Contact: Mohammed Eltaff Tel: +254 (0)20 272, 9333/394/485 Cell: +254 (0)735 229 764 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 3513 Email:

The company offers a wide range of safaris throughout Kenya using its own fleet of vehicles. It also provides airport and hotel transfers as well as car hire.



Established in 1985, Star Travel & Tours specialises in general and special interest, private individual and group travel solutions. As well as covering Kenya and Tanzania, it provides solutions in many other African countries.

Tobs Kenya Golf Safaris, Travel and Events is the first and only genuinely specialised golf tour operator in Kenya, whether or not in combination with luxury wild life safaris and or beach & golf holidays.

Lenana Rd, PO Box 20146-00200, Nairobi Contact: Tob Cohen Tel: +254 (0)20 271 0825/6 Cell: +254 (0)721 601 480                        Fax: +254 (0)20 272 2015 Email:

As well as playing on private members golf clubs, Tobs offers tailor-made packages as well. The company is known for its very personalized service.

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Tour Africa Safaris is a family owned and run company offering safaris in both Kenya and Tanzania. The company takes pride in its tailor-made safaris, using a team of specialists who work with customers to design a comprehensive programme to suit their time frame, budget and interests without compromising on value.

Ground floor, Shelter Afrique Centre Longonot Rd, Upper Hill PO Box 14687-00800, Nairobi Contact: Aisha Yahya Tel: +254 (0)20 271 2011; 271 2015; Cell: +254 (0)722 335 866; (0)734 600 842 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 5790 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 172 - JOINED 1988 Suite 6, Jemwa House, Wood Ave off Argwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 47541-00100 Nairobi Contact: Jane Mure Tel: +254 (0)20 387 1530; 387 1576 Cell: +254 (0)722 313 437; (0)734 499 387 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 1576 Email:

For more than 20 years, Travel Scene Services Ltd has acted as a local ground operator for clients worldwide, providing tailor-made tours in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.


MEMBERSHIP NO. 169 - JOINED 1994 Since 1987, Travel ‘n Style has provided high quality leisure travel products for visitors to Kenya. Its operations include a destination management unit also offering sport travel and related events, MICE and mid-market customised safaris. These products are delivered in exemplary style, helping visitors to explore and enjoy Kenya’s rich wildlife and breathtaking scenery.

Travel Creations Ltd has a wealth of experience and expert knowledge of inbound and outbound air travel bookings for Africa and beyond, meet and greet, transfers, hotel accommodation, car hire, adventure activities, meetings, incentives, conferences and events, wildlife and exclusive safaris, travel insurance, birdwatching, wedding and honeymoon packages and golf safaris.

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trAVeL ‘N stYLe LtD Nara House, South ‘C’, Shopping Centre PO Box 46172-00100, Nairobi Contact: Lalit N. Jobanputra Tel: +254 (0)20 605 240 Cell: +254 (0)720 605 240 Fax: +254 (0)20 606 240 Email:

Special Lofty Safaris has been a fully licensed tour operator since 1978. The services it provides include safaris and excursions, conferences and weddings, missionary and special interest groups.

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stAr trAVeL & toUrs LtD The Stanley Hotel Building, Standard St PO Box 48225-00100, Nairobi Contact: Joan G. Ngugi Tel: +254 (0)20 222 6996; 222 0165; 221 947 Cell: +254 (0)722 855 410 (Joan); (0)727 501 190 (office) Fax: +254 (0)20 221 4371 Email:

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3rd floor, Victoria House, Kimathi St PO Box 10292-00100, Nairobi Contact: Amit Malde Tel: +254 (0) 20 222 1697; 316 462; 312 584 Cell: +254 (0)722 514 760; (0)733 615 859 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 1731 Email:

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Services offered by Tropical Breaks include tours, travel, local and international airline and hotel bookings, local and overseas tours, educational tours, golfing holidays, honeymoon safaris, incentive holidays and conferences.

98 Marula Lane, Karen PO Box 57341, Nairobi Contact: Ian Allan Tel: +254 (0)20 884 652; 884 653 Cell: +254 (0)733 841 250 Fax: +254 (0)20 883 966 Email:

Tropical Ice started the whole idea of ‘adventure travel’ in East Africa in 1978 and over the years it has retained the word ‘adventure’ in all that it does. Tropical Ice offers luxury safaris to Africa’s most unspoilt places. The company’s safaris are designed for physically active people who don’t want to see Africa through the windows of a vehicle.

UNiGLobe NortHLiNe trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 288 - JOINED 2003 3rd Floor, 20th Century Plaza, Mama Ngina Street, PO Box 55889-00200 Nairobi Contact: Mugo Nyoike-Mugo Tel: +254 (0)20 225 0700; 225 0870; 222 8400; 222 8403 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 0619 Email:


3rd floor, City House Standard/Wabera St PO Box 8696-00300, Nairobi Contact: W.K. Ruto Tel: +254 (0)20 219 511/888; 228 466 Cell: +254 (0)725 843 324 Fax: +254 (0)20 219 263 Email:


2nd Floor, Maina House, Opposite African Union, PO Box 66649-00800, Nairobi Contact: Christopher Nthiani Tel: +254 (0)20 215 0159; 267 2550 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 6346 Cell: +254 (0)720 219 316 Email:

UNIGLOBE Northline Travel Ltd. is part of the UNIGLOBE Group; a worldwide full-service travel franchise organisation. The company has the advantage of being locally owned and globally known with a reputation built over 15 years of quality service. The team of professional staff provides close attention and highly personalised business and leisure travel management services to mid-size corporate clients.

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Venture Africa is a Kenya-based company established in 1988 and offering safaris and tours in Kenya and Tanzania. As well as wildlife safaris and beach resort holidays, the company provides a range of special interest safaris including birdwatching, climbing, golf, fishing, walking, white water rafting and cycling safaris.

90 Kisembe Estate, Lang’ata PO Box 15097-00200, Nairobi Contact: Guy Lawrence Tel: +254 (0)20 890 734 Cell: +254 (0)725 113 542 Fax: +254 (0)20 890 734 Email:

Westminster Safaris Ltd is a small upmarket safari company founded nearly 30 years ago and offering personalised luxury safaris throughout East Africa under the finest canvas camps and lodges. Whether clients are looking for wildlife, culture, adventure, activity or the coast, every safari is tailored by guides to focus on the desired safari experience.

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Looking after its clients from arrival to departure, the company’s services include air and balloon safaris, beach holidays, cultural tours, eco-safaris and group safaris.

4th Floor, Suite 42, Buru Buru Square PO Box 10 -00515, Nairobi Contact: Bernard O. Nyarandi Tel: +254 (0)20 778 4040 Cell: +254 (0)721 874 211; 733 722 961 Fax: +254 (0)20 778 4041 Email:

Zoar Tours & Safaris Ltd was founded in 2006 and is an indigenous, medium sized inbound tour operator with the capacity to deliver both published and custom made programs for small to large sized travel planners and tour operators. The company specialise in eco-tourism, family holidays, incentive travel, wildlife and beach holidays. The itineraries and the choice of hotels/lodge facilities are carefully selected with responsible tourism in mind.

3rd Floor, Suite 308, Portal Place Building, Muindi Mbingu Street PO Box 100369-00101, Nairobi Contact: Consolata Mungai Tel: +254 (0)20 224 8909 Cell: +254 (0)722 495 989 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 8909 Email:

4th floor, College House Koinange St PO Box 10570-00100, Nairobi Contact: Priscilla Kathuguci Murungi Tel: +254 (0)20 341 997 Fax: +254 (0)20 223 0972 Email:

AbsoLUte ADVeNtUre AFricA sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO.394 - JOINED 2008 Absolute Adventure Africa Safaris Ltd. is an online tour company which offers affordable holidays in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Egypt and South Africa. Services include safaris, honeymoon packages, mountain climbing, car hire and rental services, airport shuttle transfers, train booking and hotel bookings.

AcAciA sAFAris (K) LtD MEMBERSHIP NO.410 - JOINED 2008 With offices in Kenya and Uganda, Acacia Safaris (K) Ltd offers exciting tours and safaris in East Africa. Its aim is to provide each guest with the safari experience of a lifetime. The company sends a detailed itinerary proposal to all guests within 24 hours of receiving a request.

KENYA 2nd Floor, No.B28, Silverpool Office Suites, Jabavu Lane Off Argwings Kodhek Road, PO Box 4347-00506, Nairobi Contact: Joshua Nyiera Tel: +254 (0)20 273 3700 Cell: +254 (0)722 521 955 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 7657 Email:

Rana Body Shop Building Bamburi Road Industrial Area PO Box 18840-00500, Nairobi Contact: Mamuda Pannu Tel: +254 (0)20 651 681/2 Cell: +254 (0)722 488 876 Fax: +254 (0)20 354 534 Email:

ADVeNtUre ceNtre LtD PO Box 281, Ukunda Contact: Sally Mullens Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2331/3055 Cell: +254 (0)722 205 154 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3154 Email: admin@


PO Box 46226-00100, Nairobi Contact: David Gitau Tel:+254 (0)20 221 1308 Cell: +254 (0)720 755 992 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 1284 Email:

Africa Partners in Safari Ltd is a destination management company based in Nairobi. The company specialize in cost-effective and customised family safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda and Rwanda. The company offers wildlife safaris, birding, mountain climbing, beach holidays, eco-tourism and cultural adventures.

MEMBERSHIP NO.415 - JOINED 2009 KATO members such as Access Africa Safaris Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

Affable Tours & Safaris believe in responsible tourism and sustainable conservation ethics because they care and are passionate about Africa and its people. Safaris and travel should be a rewarding experience for both guests and the local people.


PO Box 66229-00800, Nairobi Contact: Robert Cullens Tel:+254 (0)20 8891 394; 20 8891 725 Cell: +254 (0)712 945145 Email:

Suite 304, 3rd floor, Vinodeep Towers, Baricho Rd off Bunyala Rd PO Box 18479-00100, Nairobi Contact: Vincent M. Maingi Tel: +254 (0-20)554 549; 802 9650 Cell: +254 (0)722 283 632 Tel. Fax: +254 (0)20 554 549 Skype: vincentnbo Email:;

KATO members such as Africa Classic Escapes Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

AFricA ViZA trAVeL serVices LtD MEMBERSHIP NO.422 - JOINED 2009 As a leading destination management company, Africa Viza Travel provides the leisure, business and exclusive traveller with a perfect travel experience. In addition to tried and tested itineraries, the company offers customised holidays and special interest tours, family holidays, educational and sporting trips, walking, mountaineering, conferencing and photography packages.


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MEMBERSHIP NO. 430 - JOINED 2009 A company passionate about sustainable and responsible tourism, the goal at Africa Bound Safaris is to provide quality and personalised services to clients. The emphasis is not on the mass market but high value safaris, beach and special interest programs. The company also owns a small fleet of 4X4WD Landcruisers.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 337 - JOINED 2005 Acacia Holidays offers a range of services that includes ticketing, hotel reservations, tours and safaris, incentive travel, conference organisation and mountain climbing. The company has representative offices in Tanzania and Zanzibar, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Egypt.


PO Box 2766-00200, NBI Contact: Hosking Agoi Mudeizi Tel:+254 (0)20 242 3876 Cell: +254 (0)770 879 579; 737 520 379 Email:

AFricA boUND sAFAris (K) LimiteD Lavington, Gitanga Road, PO Box 13475-00100, Nairobi Contact: Lilliane W. Mugo Tel: +254 (0)20 235 94 96/3 Cell: +254 (0)738 508 891 Email: Skype: DOZION

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 217 - JOINED 1999 KATO members such as Adventure Centre Ltd are well able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of their operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.






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3rd floor, Caxton House Koinange St Box 8245-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 231 1708/9 Cell: +254 (0)727 137 016; (0)723 433 705 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 436 - JOINED 2009 African Eco Safaris is a premier tour company that provides the crucial link between tourism, communities and conservation. Promoting authentic, sociable, responsible and sustainable tourism throughout its areas of operation, Africa Eco-Safaris aims to improve the education, health, water and general well-being of local people.

2nd floor, Old Cannon Towers Moi Avenue PO Box 41112-80100, Mombasa Contact: Nelson K. Mburugu Tel: +254 (0)41 2230 322 Cell: +254 (0)728 226 718 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 5803 Email: safaris@

2nd floor, Kenya House Koinange/Monrovia St PO Box 51322-00200, Nairobi Contact: Daniel Maina Tel: +254 (0)20 224 4068; 317 656 Cell: +254 (0)722 884 748; (0)721 706 041 Fax: +254 (0)20 317 656 Email:

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PO Box 4628-00100 GPO, Nairobi Tel/Fax: +254 (0)20 374 1299 Cell: +254 (0)722 691 988; 733 904 294 Email: Skype: african.servalcat.safaris


Mezzanine 1, Laico Regency Hotel Uhuru Highway/Loita St PO Box 11663-00400, Nairobi Contact: Amynah Alibhai Tel: +254 (0)20 221 5432; 221 7421 Cell: +254 (0)733 517 777 Fax: +254 (0)20 217 422 Email:

PCEA Apartments, Jabavu Rd next to Kilimani Police PO Box 10248-00100, Nairobi Contact: Charles M. Waweru Tel: +254 (0)20 271 9330 Cell: +254 (0)733 917 490; 726 955 835 Fax: 254 (0)20 271 6992 Email:;

MEMBERSHIP NO. 319 - JOINED 2007 African Servalcat Safaris & Tours is well established registered and licensed local tour operator dedicated to offering clients value for money, personalised services and affordable camping and safaris tours, beach holidays and climbs up Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya.

AFricAN troPicAL sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 279 - JOINED 2002 African Tropical Safaris offers not only an opportunity to experience the beauty of Africa but a complete value-added package including a host of services to make an unforgettable travel experience. All itineraries and safari locations have been carefully selected to provide a wide range of package choices.

ALoHA toUrs & sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 290 - JOINED 2003 Aloha Tours & Safaris designs itineraries to suit any size of group including, families, students and special interest groups.

4th floor, Windsor House Muindi Mbingu St University Way PO Box 32686-00600, Nairobi Contact: Patrick Masila Tel: +254 (0)20 243 7871 Cell: +254 (0)721 242 711 Facsimile: +254 (0)20 243 7871 Email:

Eastgate Shopping Mall, next to Naivas Eastgate (above Chase Bank Donholm), 2nd Floor, Suite 2L PO Box 50379 00200, Nairobi Contact: Alex Thuku Tel: +254 (0)722 777 937; 724 889 732 Email:

Mezzanine, Loita House 2 Loita Street PO Box 75264-00200, Nairobi Contact: Rhoda Ndekele Tel: +254 (0)20 312 013/312 097/222 9482 Cell: +254 (0)720 412 580 Fax: 254 (0)20 311 418 Email:

AFricAN roUte sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 285 - JOINED 2003 African Route Safaris is one of Kenya’s fastest growing and most respected ground handling companies. Its safaris are for those with a spirit of adventure and those who wish to experience a taste of excitement and romance.

AFricAN sermoN sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 391 - JOINED 2008 African Sermon Safaris is a tour operator offering affordable holidays in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The company provides wildlife safaris, luxury safaris, Africa wildebeest migration safaris, Masai Mara tours and Uganda gorilla tracking.

AFricAN sPice sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 366 - JOINED 2007 Celebrating its 10th year in safari operations, African Spice Safaris is growing steadily thanks to a satisfied client base. Its dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure that each guest enjoys an unforgettable experience, whether during a ‘private custom’ safari or on any of its ‘planned voyages’ tours.

ALL seAsoNs sAFAris & toUrs MEMBERSHIP NO.392 - JOINED 2008 Whether on a business trip, beach holiday, wildlife safari, photographic safari or interested in culture, All Seasons have a tailor-made package that will suit all interests and budget. A family-owned company who take care of clients from arrival at the airport up to the time they board their flight back home.

AmAZiNG toUrs & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 11 - JOINED 2003 KATO members such as Amazing Tours & Travel are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

KENYA Suites 701 & 702, 7th floor Jubilee Insurance Exchange Building, Kaunda St, Nairobi Contact: Stephen M. Mwangi Tel: +254 (0)20 223 0228; 342 990; 209 8927/8 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 3317 Cell: +254 (0)721 991 597; (0)733 739 824; (0)770 870 513 Email:

4th floor, Rehema House Standard St opp The Stanley Hotel PO Box 42428-00100, Nairobi Contact: Joyce M. Mbote Tel: +254 (0)20 204 1175; 20 342 816 Fax: +254(0)20 342 817 Cell: +254 (0)722 864 021 Email: or

ANste toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 325 - JOINED 2005 Anste Tours & Travel Ltd offers travel care with a difference providing friendly and personalised service that is also professional. The company practice sustainable tourism that is eco-friendly. Voluntourism is also available.

AsiLi ADVeNtUre sAFAris & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO.413 - JOINED 2008 The professional team at Asili Adventure Safaris operates tours in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The company is expert at arranging family holidays, wildlife viewing, budget camping safaris, beach holidays, cultural safaris, bird viewing, group incentive travel and walking safaris.

27 Cove Cottage, Quarry Lane Lang’ata PO Box 40501-00100 Nairobi Contact: Vivien Prince Tel: +254 (0)20 890 045; 891 435 Cell: +254 (0)714 886 736 Fax: +254 (0)20 884 312 Email:

8th floor, Sonalux House Moi Avenue PO Box 51937-00200, Nairobi Contact: Zippy J. Mugweru Tel: +254 (0)20 243 3508/9 Cell: +254 (0)733 888 720 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 2297 Email:

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bAsecAmP trAVeL LtD Ole Odume Rd end of Arwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 43369, Nairobi Contact: Ronald Mutie Tel: +254 (0)20 387 7490/1/2 Cell: +254 (0)733 333 909 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 330 - JOINED 2005 Established in 1998, Basecamp Explorer (formerly Ecco Travel Group) is the parent company of subsidiaries and tourist activities in Norway, Sweden, Kenya, India and Russia. It focuses on responsible tourism and ecotourism in parts of the world offering the most exciting range of local culture and nature.

The company emphasises personal care and attention to detail and guarantees to deliver what is promised: outstanding service and an experience of the pride of East Africa.

AUstrALKeN toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 16 - JOINED 1998 Australken Tours & Travel Ltd is a family-run company which provides safaris, hotel reservations, camping, conventions, mountain climbing, gorilla trekking, golfing, ticketing and car hire.


Moi Avenue, opp. UTC Ltd PO Box 83697-80100, Mombasa Contact: Pritam Singh Tel: +254 (0)41 315 111/225 126/62 Fax: +254 (0)41 229 390 Email:

AVeNUe serVice stAtioN (1977) LtD. Operating from a service station, the company manages a fleet of over 120 cars and a fleet of executive vehicles for hire.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 225 - JOINED 2000 As You Like It (Safaris) is a unique safari operator covering Kenya and all of East Africa.

Avenue Motors offers a wide range of car hire services including self-drive and chauffeur-driven vehicles.

bAisY orYX toUrs trAVeL & sAFAris PO Box 2351-00100, NBI Contact: Eutychus Mbuthia Tel: +254 (0)20 247 0001; 20 375 2080 Cell: +254 (0)714 242 465 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 2080 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 461 - JOINED 2010 This Nairobi-based outfitter provides tours and travel management services in East Africa. Services available include tailor made safaris and tours; car hire services, mountain climbing, Mombasa & Zanzibar beach holidays.


Trading as Avenue Car hire Division Kenyatta Avenue, Shell Service Station, Opp. GPO PO Box 10648-00100, Nairobi Contact: H.K. Shah Tel: +254 (0)20 221 9725; 313 311; 313 297 Cell: +254 (0)722 827 440; (0)733 609 649 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 6923; 221 4727 Email:

KATO members such as AV Tours & Safaris Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests.

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PO Box 10380-00100, Nairobi Contact: David K.Kuria Tel: +254 (0)20 418 0316/7 Cell: +254 (0)722 200 519 Fax: +254 (0)20 418 0318 Email:

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Ndorobo Rd, Lang’ata PO Box 42562, Nairobi Contact: M.G. Cheffings Tel: +254 (0)20 890 458; 890 454 Fax: +254 (0)20 891 007 Email: bateleursafaris@

MEMBERSHIP NO. 20 - JOINED 1984 Bateleur Safaris Ltd specialises in luxury tailor-made safaris in Kenya and Tanzania and has over 40 years of experience. Safaris include traditional tented and lodge safaris as well as bird-shooting trips.

beLLAFric eXPeDitioNs LtD PO Box 16380-00100, Nairobi Contact: Yousuf A. Rehman Tel: +254 (0)20 202 0586/7 Cell: +254 (0)722 505 588 Fax: +254 (0)20 202 0587 Email:

bØttGer ProDUctioNs & toUrs LtD Chania Ave, Kilimani Taranaki Court PO Box 62763-00200, Nairobi Contact: Erik Bøttger Tel: +254 (0)20 386 0505 Cell: +254 (0)733 726 050 Fax: +254 (0) 386 0505 Email:

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Peponi Rd, Westlands PO Box 67449-00200, Nairobi Contact: Ken Bacia Tel: +254 (0)20 712 3090/1505/54 Cell: +254 (0)722 356 838 Fax: +254 (0)20 712 1505 Email:


3rd floor, Uganda House, Kenyatta Ave PO Box 27767, Nairobi Contact: Anne Carren Sand Tel: +254 (0)20 229 729; 248 547/469 Cell: +254 (0)722 779 158 Fax: +254 (0)20 229 729; 604 994 Email:

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 238 - JOINED 1990 Bøttger Productions & Tours Ltd is a Scandinavian agent for group tours. It offers safaris in Kenya and Tanzania, camps and lodges, coast stays, package tours, flight bookings, mountain climbing, incentive groups, tailor-made groups and family trips. The company has been involved in safaris and expeditions since 1984.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 29 - JOINED 1995 Bushbuck is an expert in the adventure safari market. The company offers a wide range of safaris throughout Kenya as well as stays at Bushbuck Mara Camp, its private camp in the Masai Mara.

cALL oF AFricA sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 222 - JOINED 1999 Call of Africa Safaris provides safari lodge tours, beach holidays and car hire in Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. Safaris include the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Samburu and Kilimanjaro.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 435 - JOINED 2009 KATO members such as Bellafric Expeditions Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


PO Box 1523-00900, Kiambu Tel: +254 (0)722 821 114, +254 (0)20 204 9171 Email:;

Sonalux House, 5th floor Moi Avenue PO Box 1226-00515, Nairobi Contact: Jacqueline Wanjiku Mwathe Tel: +254 (0)20 316 645 Fax: +254 (0)20 317 785 Cell: +254 (0)722 802 513; 733 725 823 Email: Skype name: bushtroop.safaris

1st Floor, Mayfair Suites, Parklands Road opp Impala Hotel, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 374 9151/52/54; 374 9140, 374 9185 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 9173 Cell: +254 (0)735 030 555; 701 030 555 Wireless: +254 (0)20 202 6199 Email:

Buena Vista are a tour and safari company based in Nairobi. The company operates safaris to tourist destinations in Kenya and Tanzania and specialise in airport transfers, luxury safaris, camping safaris, mountain climbing and trekking, hotels & lodge bookings, regional and domestic air tickets.

bUsHtrooP toUrs & sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 427 - JOINED 1999 Bushtroop Tours & Safaris is a Kenyan tour operator which organizes holidays in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt and Zanzibar. Services include, Mt Kenya trekking, Kilimanjaro hiking, family holidays, flying packages, Masai Mara wildebeest migration safaris, Ngorongoro Crater tours, budget camping tours in Tanzania, gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda.

cAtALYst trAVeLs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 338 - JOINED 2006 Catalyst Travels Ltd was started by Geetha Sathyamoorthy in 1992 to provide a link between airlines, hotels, tours and customers. Its range of services includes air travel bookings and ticketing, airport transfers, hotel bookings, inbound and outbound tours and car hire.

ceNtrAL reNt A cAr 680 Hotel, Muindi Mbingu St PO Box 49439-00100, Nairobi Contact: R. Esmael Tel: +254 (0)20 222 2888; 313 494 Cell: +254 (0)733 608 748 Fax: +254 (0)20 253 258 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 232 - JOINED 1990 Central Rent a Car has been in business since 1980 offering car hire services from its base in downtown Nairobi. It provides 4x4 vehicles for self-drive adventure safari use and saloon cars for the town user.

KENYA ceNtUrioN trAVeL & toUrs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 433 - JOINED 1990

Contact: Suresh Raman Tel: +254 (0)20 356 6988 Cell: +254 (0)722 365 247 Email:

Centurion Travel & Tours is a fast growing Destination Management Company providing value for money safari and beach holidays. A team of highly trained professionals and a combined experience of over 20 years in the tourism industry in Kenya ensure every client is accorded a personalised service.

cHeetAH toUrs LtD Block A, Basement 2, Social Security House, Bishops Rd PO Box 19403-00100, Nairobi Contact: Loice Kimwele Tel: +254 (0)2 272 0096 Wireless 020 204 7285 Fax: +254 (0)2 272 0095

cKc toUrs & trAVeL Argwings Kodhek Road, Hurlingham PO Box 4743-00200, Nairobi Fax: +254 (0)20 272 0187 Cell: +254 (0)722 759 912 Email:

Ground floor, Unga House Muthithi Rd, Westlands PO Box 46724-00100, Nairobi Contact: Florence Njenga Tel: +254 (0)20 374 3168; 374 3169; 375 2017 Cell: +254 (0)733 609 623 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 4197 Email:

1st floor, Jubilee Bldg Arcarde PO Box 99849-80107, Mombasa Contact: David Ngunjiri Tel: +254 (0)41 222 3902; 231 5549 Cell: +254 (0)735 700 202 Fax: +254 (0)41 222 3951 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 439 - JOINED 2009 A specialist destination management company, Cheetah Tours organises safaris to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Seychelles and Botswana. Guests receive a private and highly personalized service for travellers who expect the highest level of luxury service and attention to detail.


PO Box 50401-00200, Nairobi Contact: Samuel Mbugua Tel: +254 (0)20 300 1826 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 1491 Email:

KATO members such as Conqueror Tours & Safaris Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

cotts trAVeL & toUrs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 244 - JOINED 2000 With over 40 years’ experience, Cotts Travel & Tours offers a range of specialised tours in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, including city tours, beach holidays and safaris.

crUZeiro sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. - JOINED Cruzeiro Safaris provides thousands of holidays to destinations in Eastern African countries and Egypt, offering excellent value for money to suit every pocket

cUstom sAFAris LtD PO Box 48300-00100, Nairobi Contact: George Gituku Tel: +254 (0)20 263 3570 Fax: +254 (0)20 263 3571 Cell: +254 (0)725 943 418; +254 (0)736 455 931 Email:

DAViD toUrs & cAr Hire LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 38 - JOINED 1992 David Tours & Car Hire employs a dedicated team of staff who have been well trained and educated on Kenya’s wildlife and national parks. As well as arranging holiday resort accommodation and safari experiences in Kenya, the company organises visits to Tanzania’s hot tourist spots such as the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and the Serengeti.

MEMBERSHIP NO.388 - JOINED 2008 Custom Safaris Ltd combines years of experience with a love for adventure. In addition to organising first-rate safaris with personal service, the company aims to protect the environment in remote areas and to improve the lives of local people through financial support for education, health care, water and food.

DeANs trAVeL ceNtre LtD PO Box 88792-80100, Mombasa Contact: Patrick Maina Tel: +254 (0)41 231 7211; 231 5425 Cell: +254 (0)722 633 213; 733 702 347 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 454 - JOINED 2010 Deans Travel Centre commenced its operations in 2004. Specialising in travel and tours related services, Deans Travel has all travel requirements under one roof and is able to provide a cost-effective and efficient service, tailor-made to suit all the needs of clients.


2nd floor Buruburu Shopping Centre Visions Place PO Box 5355-00200 Nairobi Contact: Claudia W. Kabui Tel: +254 (0)20 778 9196 Cell: +254 (0)722 370 833 Fax: +254 (0)20 778 6382 Email:

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 294 - JOINED 2003 CKC Tours & Travel is a reliable, reputable and environmentally conscious tour operator providing safari options in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Uganda.





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2nd floor, Horton Court, Lenana Rd PO Box 1920-00100, Nairobi Contact: Eunice Koome Tel: +254 (0)20 387 5765; 387 2246 Cell: +254 (0)722 521 501 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 5765 Email:

Ground Floor, Tana House, Karen Shopping Centre PO Box 24802-00502, Nairobi Contact: Joseph Muongeri Tel: +254 (0)20 388 2391 Cell: +254 (0)722 819 915 Fax: +254 (0)20 388 2391 Email:;

Amee Arcade, Parklands Rd PO Box 15-00606, Nairobi Contact: Mayuri Dodhia Tel: +254 (0)20 251 8848; 772 415 665 Cell: +254 (0)734 888 999 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 322 - JOINED 2005 Started in 2000 by Eunice Koome and Justin Chianda, Designer Tours & Travel specialises in budget camping safaris and luxury tented and lodge safaris. The company offers something for everyone, from climbing Mount Kenya Mount or Kilimanjaro to an African wildlife safari to a relaxing beach holiday.

No. 22, Thomson Estate Kunde Road, Lavington PO Box 8803-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 243 0226; 230 1378 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 1714 Cell: +245 (0)7222 68 722 Email:

DestiNAtioNs LiNK serVices LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 41 - JOINED 1997 Destinations Link Services is fully licensed for tour operations covering leisure, beach, wildlife, cultural and landscape safaris. The company specialises in agricultural and special interest itineraries.


Guided by an ecotourism philosophy, the company offers top quality service and excellent value for money.

PO Box 7617-00100, Nairobi Contact: Daniel Kikemu Tel: +254 (0)20 828 299; 828 299 Cell: +254 (0)722 740 615; 735 564 118 Email:



3rd floor, Windsor House University Way PO Box 73266-00200, Nairobi Contact: Elizabeth Safari Tel: +254 (0)20 222 9651; 222 1809; 224 2725; 317 144 Cell: +254 (0)722 711 883 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 2725 Email:

Destination Connect Co Ltd is a leading inbound and outbound tour operator specialising in safaris, beach holidays and business travel. With over 10 years’ experience promoting tours in Africa, the Middle East and Far East, the company has a customer focused and caring approach, offering its clients the best solutions.

MEMBERSHIP NO.452 - JOINED 2010 DK Grand Safaris is a unique safari outfitter in East Africa offering high-end services with affordable prices, private customized safaris in East Africa, family safari holidays in Kenya and honeymoon adventure safari in East Africa. The company is committed in preserving the environments flora and fauna as well as supporting local communities.

eAst AFricAN sHUttLes & sAFAris 4th floor, Portal Place Building PO Box 11644-00100, Nairobi Contact: Christopher Mbogo Tel: +254 (0)20 248 453 Cell: +254 (0)722 348 656 Fax: +254 (0)20 248 453 Email:

eAst AFricAN WiLDLiFe sAFAris Lang’ata PO Box 15701-00509, Nairobi Contact: Jock Anderson Tel: +254 (0)20 358 7563 Cell: +254 (0)720 652 796 Email:


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eArtH toUrs & trAVeL LtD Earth Tours & Travel Ltd specialises in eco-friendly, tailor-made holidays in a range of destinations, from savannah plains and the African bush to the Himalayan ranges.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 350 - JOINED 2006 The company is an African safari operator specialising in wildlife and cultural safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. It is a leading safari tour operator and agency for tour operations to East Africa and wildlife holidays to Kenya parks and Tanzania game safaris.

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With nearly 40 years’ experience, East African Wildlife Safaris offers the best of Kenya.

KATO members such as East African Eagle (K) LTD are well able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

The company deals only with private, personalised safaris for a truly unforgettable safari experience. It offers customised 4x4 vehicles and luxurious en-suite tented accommodation.

eco ADVeNtUres LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 412 - JOINED 2008 Eco Adventures are Africa specialists for soft adventures and exciting educational ecotourism experiences. Eco Adventures’ guides have an intimate knowledge of the environment and are dedicated to conservation, making Eco Adventures the eco-travellers partner of choice.

10 Kunde Rd, Lavington PO Box 25567-00603, Nairobi Contact: Geraldine Boutique Tel: +254 (0)20 387 784; 387 4317 Email:

Emperor Plaza, Kenyatta Ave PO Box 12416-00100, Nairobi Contact: William Kamunge Tel: +254 (0)20 221 6520; 224 4260 Cell: +254 (0)722 783 304 Fax: +254 (0)20 216 372 Email:

eL moLo toUrs & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 49 - JOINED 1996 El Molo Tours & Travel has over a decade of tours and travel experience in Kenya. Clients can choose from a range of travel itineraries for the adventure of a lifetime. Among much else, the company specialises in mountaineering, horse riding, camping safaris and cultural experience safaris.

KENYA Suite A3, Jasmine Centre off Waiyaki Way, Westlands PO Box 38554-00623, Nairobi Tel: +254(20) 445 0040/1/2/5; 445 3624/5/7 Cell: +254 (0)728 692 777; 735 692 777 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 3623 Email:

eLite trAVeL serVices LtD MEMBERSHIP NO: 423 - JOINED 2009 With a long and impressive history of excellence and expertise, HRG Kenya will provide you with a memorable and unique experience. Options include; experiencing Africa’s diverse cultures, adventure safaris, camping safaris, beach holidays, sporting adventures and luxury safaris.

No 10, Diani Close off Ole Odume Road PO Box 25716, 00603, Nairobi Contact: Florian Keller Tel: +254 (0)20 386 7551 Cell: +254 (0)723 353 622 Email:

Paradise Lost, Diani Beach Rd PO Box 5050-80401, Diani Contact: Abubakar Twalib Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3513/4 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3389 Email:

Visitors can discover magical Africa in Paradise Lost, Paradise Found, an exotic destination combining history, culture, nature and delicious seafood cuisine. Guests can opt for an exhilarating sea excursion to the hideout of crocodiles and dolphins. Magharibi is the sunset on the backdrop of the African evening sky.

3 Ridgeways Close, Ridgeways Road, Off Kiambu Road PO Box 45133-00100, Nairobi Contact: Anne Mambo Tel: +254 (0)20 809 0580/585 Cell: +254 (0)718 017 37 Email:

eYes oN AFricA ADVeNtUre sAFAris LtD PO Box 5750-80401, Diani Contact: Roman Biondic Tel: +254 (0)41 200 6479 Cell: +254 (0)721 282 430; 724 735 418 Fax: +254 (0)41 200 6479 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 467 - JOINED 2010 KATO members such as Eyes on Africa Adventure Safaris LTD are well able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


House No.13, Ngong View Link KCB Training College, Karen PO Box 25911, Nairobi Contact: Ratan S. Kalyan Tel: +254 (0)20 884 569/882 866 Fax: +254 (0)20 883 897 Email:


PO Box 1027-00621, Nairobi Contact: Franz Lang Email:

Exotic Golf Safaris organise golf and wildlife safaris. Packages are specially designed to please the discerning golfer tourist, providing a unique opportunity to combine golf with some of East Africa’s most breathtaking experiences: wildlife safari, cultural visits, beach holidays, mountain climbing, gorilla tracking and bird watching.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 223 - JOINED 1999 Ferrari Tours has a fleet of vehicles and offers tourism transport to various operators locally and internationally, as well arranging safaris for various groups including hotel bookings and private safaris.

FLAWLess LiNKs LtD Laikipia Road, Kileleshwa (between IFRA and Waldorf Kindergarten) PO Box 1267-00606, Nairobi Contact: Mary Shimechero Tel: +254 (0)20 445 0507 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 0507 Email:

FrANZ LANG sAFAris Franz Lang safaris has been offering luxury tented safaris since 1968.


MEMBERSHIP NO. 345 - JOINED 2006 KATO members such as Flawless Links are well able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

FUrsteNberG sAFAris LtD Alfa Centre, along Mombasa Rd PO Box 10761-00100, Nairobi Contact: Gerrit Natebus Tel: +254 (0)20 821 501; 821 502 Cell: +254 (0)735 495 769 Fax: +254 (0)20 821 502 Email: www.furstenberg

MEMBERSHIP NO. 307 - JOINED 2005 Established in 2001, Furstenberg Safaris is a Kenyabased tour operator with its head office in Nairobi and a regional office in Mombasa. This family-run company is managed by Gladys Njeri Njoroge and Gerrit Natebus, with over 20 years’ experience in the tourism industry.


When it comes to planning an African safari to Kenya or Tanzania, Finch Travels delivers great value for money, catering to a wide range of travellers and clients. As a specialist safari operator, Finch Travels offers small group departures, wildlife safaris, adventure holidays and family holidays.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 383 - JOINED 2008 Enchanting-Africa focuses on tailor-made travel experiences to Eastern & Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and is part of Enchanting-Travels, a global bespoke travel company with offices in Germany, India, Argentina, Thailand and Kenya.

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FiNcH trAVeLs LtD Karen Triangle, Karen Road PO Box 299-00502, Karen Nairobi Contact: Frankline Omondi Tel: +254 (0)20 214 3709 Cell: +254 (0)722 214 932 Email:

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Suite 1, 3rd floor, Raja Building Biashara St, ”The Bazaar” PO Box 361-00200, Nairobi Contact: Andrew Mochabo Moreka Tel: +254 (0)20 310 311 Fax: +254 (0)20 310 311 Cell: +254 (0)722 264 594; (0)722 228 044 Email:

Suite 18b, 3rd floor, Koinange St Caxton House, opp. GPO PO Box 67922-00200, Nairobi Contact: Jane Karanja Tel/Fax: +254 (0)20 224 7038; 224 7626 Cell: +254 (0)722 875 835; Email:


Ground floor, Kenindia House Loita St PO Box 645-00605, Nairobi Contact: Andrew Kariuki Tel +254 (0)20 221 4656 Cell +254 (0)722 831 752 Fax 254 (0)20 224 8043 Email


1st floor, NHIF Building, Ragati Rd PO Box 47662-00100, Nairobi Contact: Han Jun Tel: +254 (0)20 273 4650; (0)41 271 9988 Cell: +254 (0)733 605 206 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 4647; 272 8546 Email:

1st floor, Viking House Waiyaki Way Westlands PO Box 14776-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 2312; 444 6814; 444 5832 Cell: +254 (0)733 625 363; (0)722 884 813 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6402 Email:

GAme VieWers ADVeNtUres LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 363 - JOINED 2007 Game Viewers Adventures Ltd offers comfortable tours and safaris, travel, camping, mountain climbing, expeditions, shuttle services, car hire, camel safaris, hotel and lodge bookings in East Africa and Africa. Game Viewers Adventures is a recognised ecotours travel company and its experienced

GAt sAFAris 4th Avenue, Parklands (Ruchira) PO Box 39925-00623, Nairobi Contact: Shama Chitnis Tel: +254 (0)40 375 0110 Cell: +254 (0)722 613 117 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2647 Email:


Go4FUN sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 426 - JOINED 2009 Go4Fun Safaris, based in Nairobi, offers safari itineraries that are tailored to the needs of individual travellers. Services range from luxury lodge accommodation to camping safaris, car hire (both self-drive and chauffeured), hotel bookings and flight packages.

Office Suites, Suite A9-A11 Parklands Road PO Box 66969-00200 GPO Nairobi Contact: Hasnain S. Noorani Tel: +254 (0)20 800 0415/6 Cell: +254 (0)721 545 484 Email:

Next to Diani Beach Post Office/ Junction to Ukunda airstrip PO Box 5410-80401, Diani Contact: Esther Nthemba Tel: +254 (0)20 235 3883/4/5 Cell: +254 (0)724 710 356; 722 599 194 Email: info@go-africa-safaris. com;

Go AFricA trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 331 - JOINED 2005 KATO members such as Go Africa Travel Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

GoiNG PLAces LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. FE/ 245. - JOINED 2001 Going Places can provide experiences to suit every taste and budget, from a sun-and-sand relaxation holiday to game-watching safaris, honeymoons, scuba diving or an adventurous journey through exotic locations. With 22 years in the industry, the company advises and plans guest itineraries with professionalism and reliability.

Today, Gat shows clients only the very best of Kenya and Tanzania.

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GeNet toUrs & sAFAris LtD Genet is a tour company based in Nairobi but operating throughout Kenya and Tanzania. It organises airport transfers, car rental, camping safaris, luxury lodge safaris, mountain climbing, hotels and lodge bookings and international and domestic air tickets. Well maintained 4x4 vehicles, saloons and minibuses are available for hire.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 300 - JOINED 2004 Gat Safaris started in 1996. Before that, for over a decade, Gat carefully planned itineraries for large numbers of friends, acquaintances and relations on visits to Kenya and Tanzania.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 362 - JOINED 2007 Glory Car Hire, Tours & Safaris Ltd is an established tour operator with over 25 years experience and is based in Nairobi, with a branch office in Mombasa. The company specialises in East African holiday packages and handle wildlife safaris, beach holidays, mountain climbing, birdlife safaris, gorilla tracking, activity packages, golf safaris and honeymoon packages.

Go AFricA sAFAris & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 386 - JOINED 2008 Go Africa Safaris & Travel aims to make holidays to Kenya and East Africa possible for everyone. Rather than offering set options, it creates itineraries to suit individual preferences. The company specialises in safaris for people with disabilities. All vehicles and accommodation are carefully selected for this purpose

GoFAN sAFAris Dev Towers Biashara Street PO Box 12681-00100, Nairobi Contact: Shadrack Masinde Tel: +254 (0)20 215 299; 20 207 4573 Cell: +254 (0)722 677 475 Email:

Starwood Apartments Hurlingham PO Box 79246-00200, Nairobi Contact: Victor Onchari Tel: +254 (0)20 252 969 Skype: +254 (0)20 242 5184;       Cell: +254 (0)722 698 837 Fax: +254 (0)20 252 969 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 464 - JOINED 2010 Gofan Safaris is an internationally recognized East Africa tour operator offering safari, transport and car hire services. The company provides quality, efficient, reliable and personalized services to clients and specialize in missionary safaris to East Africa. There are offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

GrAND eDitioN toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 258 - JOINED 2001 Using its owns fleet of vehicles, Grand Edition Tours & Travel offers an extensive range of tours and safaris throughout Kenya including camping safaris, lodge safaris, air safaris, beach holidays and special interest excursions.

5th floor, Summit House Moi Avenue PO Box 15316-00100, Nairobi Contact: Regina Ngaruiya Tel: +254 (0)20 313 852/221 9560 Cell: +254 (0)722 528 241; (0)733 970 940 Fax: +254 (0)20 313 852 Email: or

Purvi House, Chiromo Rd Westlands PO Box 24452-0100, Nairobi Tel:+254 (0)445 2794/5 Cell: +254 (0)723 221 660; (0)736 757 972 Fax: +254 (0)445 2710 Email:

HAmerKoP sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 271 - JOINED 2002 Hamerkop Safaris offers a wide range of safaris including luxury lodge and budget camping safaris in Kenya and Tanzania as well as Mount Kenya climbing and Mount Kilimanjaro trekking. Products include flying packages, honeymoon safaris, beach holidays, hotel and lodge reservations, car rental, shuttle transfers and gorilla treks in Uganda.

HoLiDAY seeKers KeNYA LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 395 - JOINED 2008 Holiday Seekers Kenya Ltd is a travel company providing a diverse range of holiday itineraries in Kenya. As well as safari experiences, the company can arrange cultural tours throughout Nairobi and Mombasa, dinner cruises and airport private arrival transfers.

ibis toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 347 - JOINED 2006

School Lane, Westlands PO Box 42475-00100, Nairobi Contact: Nadeem N. J.C. Popat Tel: +254 (0)20 445 0943/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 0945 Email:

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Ibis Tours & Travel is one of Kenya’s leading tour operators with a team of dedicated professionals. It covers the whole of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with a centrally based head office in Nairobi. Although the company has grown significantly, the real key to its success is personalised service.

Heiner Seiz, Lamu Rd PO Box 73, Malindi Contact: S.S. Mohamed Tel: +254 (0)42 20 374; 31 754 Fax: +254 (0)42 20 374; 31 754 Email:

8th floor, City Hall Annexe PO Box 543-00502, Nairobi Contact: Peter Muiruri Tel: +254 (0)20 882 774; 215 907 Cell: +254 (0)733 724 344; (0)722 746 370 Fax: +254 (0)20 215 907 Email:

Sugutai Road, Kileleshwa (Suguta/Mugoiri Rd Junction) PO Box 62078-00200, Nairobi Contact: Mercy Mterere Tel: +254 (0)20 386 2911/14/30 Cell: +254 (0)727 284 305 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 2911 Email:

KATO members such as Haya Safaris Africa are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

HoteL ADVeNtUre trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 76 - JOINED 1986 Africa Adventure Safari offers holiday programmes organised by Hotel & Adventure Travel of Nairobi, with dependable expertise and experience gained through over 30 years of involvement in holiday services in Africa.

iDeAL toUrs & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 434 - JOINED 2009 KATO members such as Ideal Tours & Travel are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

iNceNtiVe trAVeL LtD Chaka Place, Argwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 79513-00200, Nairobi Contact: Kiiri Mahiani Tel: +254 (0)20 272 1601 Cell: +254 (0)722 483 043 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 1601 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 313 - JOINED 2005 Founded in 1996, Incentive Travel aims to offer its customers unique alternatives and creative solutions in the holiday and travel sector. Its packages include adventure travel, air travel and ticketing, incentive travel group safaris, tailor-made safaris for individual travellers, camping, climbing and white water rafting.

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Jet trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 83 - JOINED 1984 Jet Travel Ltd was established in 1978 and appointed an IATA agent. As a travel agent it is able to offer air fares, flight reservations, hotel reservations and general tours in any part of the world.

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PO Box 25240-00603, Nairobi Contact: Jonas Gejke Tel +254 (0)20 387 6629/36 Cell: +254 (0)734 696 969 Email:

JK Safaris is a safari outfitter in East Africa with main operations in Kenya. The company outfit private safaris, classic safaris for the entire family, a group or honeymooners, accommodation at top hotels, lodges or camps, mountain climbing, gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda, coast holiday or sailing in the Lamu archipelago and Zanzibar.


7th floor, Rehani House Koinange St, Nairobi Contact: Ada van der Leer Tel: +254 (0)20 310 360; 310 535; 310 453; 310 498 Cell: +254 (0)722 271 930; (0)733 590 164 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 246 - JOINED 2001 Imperial Air Services Ltd has over 15 years’ experience of hosting safaris in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Egypt and South Africa. The company provides the best these countries have to offer, from spectacular tailor-made safaris to luxurious hotel breaks.



imPeriAL Air serVices LtD 1st floor, Yaya Centre PO Box 76081-00508, Nairobi Contact: J.S. Karanja Tel: +254 (0)20 386 6106, 386 8291 Cell: +254 (0)722 652 306 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 1901 Email:





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Exeter Court, Kindaruma Rd Nairobi Contact: Jennifer Ratliff Tel: +254 (0)20 387 0239/387 5798 Cell: +254 (0)733 614 362; (0)720 204 715 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 0239 Email:

JmAr sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 272 - JOINED 2002 JMAR Safaris specialises in customised safaris throughout Kenya and Tanzania. Its products are especially suitable for small groups and families. The company has a five-tent luxury camp in a secluded area in the north-west of the Masai Mara.

JocKY toUrs Lakhamshi House Biashara Street PO Box 5004-00100 Nairobi Contact: Alex Anubi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 8753 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 8753 Email:

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PO Box 15283-00509, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 206 4434; 351 2953 Cell: +254 (0)721 836 792 Email: Skype: kerry_karisia


Room 12, 2nd floor Caxton House, Koinange St PO Box 4900-00200, Nairobi Contact: James O. Matoke Tel: +254 (0)20 208 8611 Cell: +254 (0)722 491 411 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 1795 Email:


Madonna House, Westlands Nairobi Contact: Anne Nganga Tel: +254 (0)20 444 2480; 804 3485 Cell: +254 (0)720 909 852; (0)733 778 343 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 3611 Email:

Karisia Ltd offers unique, tailor-made journeys to Kenya’s diverse and spectacular countryside. It specialises in walking safaris as well as ornithological and photographic trips to the less travelled areas of Kenya, but is equally comfortable leading safaris to Kenya’s famous national parks and its beautiful coast.


PO Box 47442-00100, Nairobi Contact: Rosemary Gyldenaas Cell: +254 (0)771 235 406/ +47 913 20 341 Email:

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KisimA toUrs & sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 320 - JOINED 2005 Kisima Tours & Safaris combines the best to confront its visitors with the practical realities of this untamed part of Africa. It is also keen to develop and build the personal touch with individual visitors by connecting them with nature and local communities so they can appreciate the magic of Africa.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 354 - JOINED 2006 Leading Expeditions offers small, personalised, highly interactive and flexible tours for the more adventurous traveller. Tailor-made itineraries include lodge safaris, adventure safaris, luxury safaris, camping safaris, self-drive trips, day trips, car rental, family trips, flying safaris and accommodation in selected outlets.

The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


PO Box 82082, Mombasa Contact: N. Hussein Visram Tel: +254 (0)41 227 007 Fax: +254 (0)41 227 007 Email:

2nd floor, Caxton House Koinange St PO Box 53498-00200, Nairobi Contact: Esther Wanja Mugo Tel: +254 (0)20 313 37; 218 159 Cell: +254 (0)722 722 432 Email:

LeADiNG eXPeDitioNs sAFAris 3rd floor, Caxton House PO Box 9251-00100, Nairobi Contact: Jeff Muthengi Tel: +254 (0)20 344 167 Cell: +254 (0)722 387 686 Fax: +254 (0)20 344167 Email:

KATO members such as Kenor Safaris Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 378 - JOINED 2008 Kentan Safaris Ltd, an East Africa safari company based in Nairobi, offers a full range of tourism and destination management services. Complemented by a dedicated team of specialists, the company specialises in trips to intriguing destinations with the emphasis on safety, customer service, quality products and personal attention.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 441 - JOINED 2010 KATO members such as Jocky Tours are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

Kenya Beach Travel Ltd offers all types of East African tours and travel services including safaris to Kenya and Tanzania, beach vacations, scuba diving, deepsea fishing safaris, Nairobi hotel accommodation, day excursions and Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro climbing.

KUJA sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 364 - JOINED 2007 Kuja Safaris has been in the tourism and travel industry since 2007. Although a relatively new company, it has developed a reputation for providing quality services to clients while conserving the wildlife and culture of East Africa. Kuja Safaris prides itself on being dependable, reliable and efficient.

Leboo sAFAri toUrs LtD 36 Muiri Lane off Lang’ata Rd, Karen PO Box 746-00502, Nairobi Contact: Sabine or Naomi Tel: +254 (0)725 632 316 Fax: +254 (0)20 890 277 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 346 - JOINED 2006 Leboo Safari Tours Ltd is a medium-sized safari company specialising in French-speaking safaris all over Kenya and East Africa. It offers tailor-made safaris off the beaten track.

KENYA 3rd floor, China Center, Ngong Rd PO Box 30329-00100, Nairobi Contact: Sherry Tel: +254 (0)20 271 1556; 271 1578; 271 1558 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 1578 Email: longrennairobi@gmail. com;

Apt 52, Lower Hill Duplex Lowerhill Road, Upperhill PO Box 75502-00200, Nairobi Contact: Marion Gachie Tel: +254 (0)20 357 8825/271 3080/1 Cell: +254 (0)722 307 975 Tel/Fax: +254 (0)20 271 2260 Email:

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LoNGreN toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 339 - JOINED 2006 Longren Tours & Travel offers first class travel and tour products and consultation services. The company liaises with world-class hotels in East Africa in order to offer exclusive reservations. Longren ensures that each client experiences the hospitality and diversity of the rich African heritage.

mArbLe trAVeL bUreAU MEMBERSHIP NO. 416 - JOINED 2009 Established in 1999, Marble Travel Bureau caters for diverse travel requirements within East Africa, all arranged and skilfully guided with ease by their well qualified holiday planners and expert safari guides. The company’s slogan is aptly ‘travel re-defined’, a guarantee of all round quality and satisfaction.

PO Box 12167-00400, Nairobi Contact: William Yagomba Tel: +254 (0)20 341 955; 211 978 Cell: +254 (0)722 513 240 Fax: +254 (0)20 340 152 Email:

1st floor, Kampus Towers University Way PO Box 46992-00100, Nairobi Contact: Charles Kimani Tel: +254 (0)20 242 678 Cell: +254 (0)722 726 783 Fax: +254 (0)20 342 180 Email:

Karen PO Box 24302-00502, Nairobi Contact: Clair G. Mathews Cell (Kenya): +254 (0)722 823 795; 733 614 970 Cell (US): +1 508 654 2290 Skpye: mathewssafaris1967 Email: safaris@mathewssafaris. com;

meNeNGAi HoLiDAYs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 348 - JOINED 2006 Menengai Holidays is a leading tour and safari company with its head office in Nairobi. It is proudly and confidently setting the pace in professional safari packaging and service delivery, enriching its services with creativity, professional flare and social warmth to make each safari a truly memorable experience.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 304 - JOINED 2004 Madukha Tours & Safaris is a Kenyan-registered company with many years of experience in safari operations. The company is a member of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO).

mAriDADi sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 100 - JOINED 1998 Maridadi Safaris Ltd is a tour operator and destination management company specialising in wildlife viewing safaris, adventure camping safaris, excursions, cultural experiences and incentive safaris, while also catering for special interest groups.

mAtHeWs sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 102 - JOINED 1985 In business since 1967, Mathews Safaris offers tailormade and individually priced safaris conducted by qualified professional guides. With a range of transport, from customised 4x4 vehicles to a fleet of small aircraft including helicopters, Mathews Safaris can take guests into remote parts of Africa with comfort and ease.

mombAsA Air sAFAri LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 260 - JOINED 2002 Mombasa Air Safari is the oldest established domestic scheduled air carrier. The operator flies daily scheduled services to various tourist destinations from the Kenya coast including Mombasa, Ukunda, Malindi, Masai Mara, Tsavo West and Amboseli.


PO Box 5368-00100, Nairobi Contact: Faraj A. Idha Tel: +254 (0)20 201 1066 Fax: +254 (0)20 201 1061 Cell: +254 (0)722 703 479; 722 Email:

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Nahdy Travel & Tours Ltd is one of the most well established tour operators in Kenya, with a fully fledged operation and offices in Nairobi.


Upper Hill, Nairobi PO Box 2260-00202, Nairobi Contact: Daniel Njaga Tel: +254 (0)20 232 7551/2 Cell: +254 (0)720 950 500 Fax: +254 (0)51 221 1628 Email:

General Avi Blvd Moi International Airport PO Box 93961-80115, Mombasa Contact: J.M. Cleave Tel: +254 (0)41 343 3061; 343 4265/487 Cell: +254 (0)722 703 479 Fax: +254 (0)201 1061 Email:





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Bhandari Plaza-Mezz 1, Westlands PO Box 12879-00100, Nairobi Contact: Popsy d’Souza Tel: +254 (0)20 444 1860 Cell: +254 (0)725 766 005 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 0300 Email:

Baptist Convention House City Stadium PO Box 15466-00100, Nairobi Contact: Thomas Agutu Tel: +254( 0)20 249 4456 Cell: +254 (0)727 214 024 Email:;


Jeneby House, opp. Housing Finance, Moi Avenue PO Box 89946-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 222 6715 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 9808 Cell: +254 (0)720 894 288 Email:; sales@


PO Box 83320-80100, Mombasa Contact: Arvind Patel or Peter Maina Tel/Fax: +254 (0)41 474 850 TelKom: +254 (0)20 213 8318 Email: info@kenyatoursafari. com; reservations@

NAKeD WiLDerNess AFriKA MEMBERSHIP NO. 311 - JOINED 2004 With over 23 years of tour operation, Naked Wilderness provides visitors with an insider’s view of the beauty of Africa. Naked Wilderness offers photographic safaris, mountain climbing, mobile camping, cultural discovery, family adventure and idyllic beach getaways.

NAPeNDA AFricA sAFAris LtD PO Box 31403-00600, Nairobi Contact: Hamisi Mohamed Tel: +254 (0)20 221 7783 Cell: +254 (0)720 492 412; 733 766 157 Email:

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NAPPet toUrs & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 431 - JOINED 2009 Nappet Tours & Travel are a one-stop-solution committed to the sensing and servicing of all tour operations particularly in Eastern Africa and Kenya.

Caxton House, Standard Street (opposite Bruce House) PO Box 474-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 340 110; 225 1303 Cell: +254 (0)713 771 001 Fax:+254 (0)20 312 587 Email:

NAtUrAL WorLD mombAsA sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 440 - JOINED 2010 Natural World Mombasa Safaris specializes in Kenya safari tours and offers safari tour packages from the coast and Nairobi.


To see Africa and its nature in abundance, for all budgets, NKTTS offers the best prices, quality and personalised services. It aims to deliver unforgettable holidays.

Duplex Apartments, Upper Hill opposite Upper Hill School No.29 PO Box 13059-00100, Nairobi Contact: Catherine Kamau Tel: +254 (0)20 803 0444/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 6418 Email:

PO Box 45833-00100, Nairobi Contact: Bhavisha Dodhia Tel: +254 (0)20 375 3655/6/7 Cell: +254 (0)722 694 440; (0)733 596 802 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 3475 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 408 - JOINED 2008 Nature’s Edge offers a wholesome selection of East African safaris, from the well known safaris circuits to little known, exclusive properties. All itineraries include a personal expert safari guide with a vast knowledge of the local animals and territory. Guest are assured of a warm and seamless safari experience.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 111 - JOINED 1987 Nutty Safaris, established in 1985, has become one of Kenya’s leading tour operators catering for the discerning traveller. The company specialises in tailor-made holidays with a difference, offering an array of accommodation together with road/flying packages in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 361 - JOINED 2007 Palbina Travel & Tours Ltd is a Destination Management Company based in Nairobi with over 16 years of experience. The company specialize in wildlife and luxury safaris in East Africa, beach holidays to Indian Ocean Islands, mountain climbing, conferencing, wedding & honeymoon packages, car hire services, religious tours, medical and corporate travel.

The guides are all Silver and Bronze professional holders, to ensure that each trip is very educative.

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PALbiNA trAVeL & toUrs LtD Hillside Apartments Ragati Rd, Upper Hill PO Box 10669-00100, Nairobi Contact: Paul Ng’ang’a Tel: +254 (0)20 271 1162/3 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 1173 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 421 - JOINED 1987 Natural Track Safaris is an adventure operator based in Nairobi. An agency offering lodge and camping safaris, trekking, bird watching, school educational outings and beach holidays.

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NeW KeNYA trAVeL & toUrs sAFAris LtD NKTTS Ltd was established in 2005 as a fully inbound tour operator from a private car hire company founded 20 years ago.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 458 - JOINED 2011 Napenda Africa Safaris Ltd was established and incorporated in the tourism Industry in 2008. The company organizes hotels and lodges reservations in the Eastern African region. It offers a wide selection of air and road safaris and excursions, with friendly and experienced staff who have been in the hospitality industry for many years.


Diani Beach, PO Box 143, Ukunda Contact: James Maingi Musili Tel/ Fax: +254 (0)403 202 020 Wireless: +254 (0)412 013 770 Email:

Whether on safari or a beach holiday, sightseeing or backpacking, Papa Musili Safaris Ltd offers the best experiences for travellers to Kenya and Tanzania.

KENYA Hillside Apartments Ragati Rd, Upper Hill PO Box 10669-00100, Nairobi Contact: Peter Gichina Tel: +254 (0)20 374 1299 Cell: +254 (0)722 877 149; 750 745 809 Email:;

Karen Professional Center Karen Rd PO Box 42342-00100, Nairobi Contact: Mike Njuguna Tel: +254 (0)20 388 4390/1, 253 5421 Fax: +254 (0)20 388 4391 Email:

7th floor, Finance House, Loita St PO Box 25146-00603, Nairobi Contact: Redempta Kehr Tel: +254 (0)20 224 0966; 224 7800; 317 750 Cell: +254 721 484 350; 733 457 245 Fax: +254 (0)20 220 366 Email:

PeNFAm toUrs & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 298 - JOINED 2003 KATO members such as Penfam Tours & Travel are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

Village Market, near Exhibition Hall PO Box 1141-00621, Nairobi Contact: John M. Gitonga Tel/Fax: +254 (0)20 712 2254 Wireless: +254 (0)20 236 6161; 243 1500 Cell: +254 (0)721 650 889; 733 261 646 Email:

PioNeer trAVeLs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 334 - JOINED 2005 Pioneer Travels is a Kenyan tour company founded on Christian principles concentrating on East Africa and mainly Kenya. The company plans and prepares safaris, tours and conferences. Its aim is to ensure that guests enjoy access to the African wildlife in a way that is convenient, comfortable and affordable.

PreP sAFAris iNterNAtioNAL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 119 - JOINED 1995 Services include general travel and tour/safari consultancy for flights, group travel and conferencing, tour and safari packages, attractions and special interest tours, accommodation, airport transfers, car hire, educational and cultural exchange programmes, local ecosystem and rural community service projects.

Waiyaki Way, Safari Centre Plot 1870 PO Box 48218-00100, Nairobi Contact: Zul Dhanji Tel: +254 (0)20 444 2485/6 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 2487 Email:

Suite C5, 3rd floor Ojijo Plaza, Ojijo Rd PO Box 5886-00100, Nairobi Contact: Samuel Gathui Mithamo Tel: +254 (0)20 375 1703; 3742 488 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1721 Cell: +254 (0)722 952 791; Email:


Contact: Mathre Mutiso Tel: +254 (0)20 375 1933/374 5845 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 5845 Email:

Raylenne Tours & Safaris organises East African wildlife safaris and holidays in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. Holidays include mountain gorilla tracking, budget camping safaris, lodge safaris, climbing and trekking on Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro, photo safaris and family safaris. The company also offers tailor-made safaris to suit budgets and desires.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 443 - JOINED 2010 KATO members such as Platinum Car Hire & Tours are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

PrimA VerA toUrs sAFAris & trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 381 - JOINED 2008 Prima Vera Tours Safaris & Travel Ltd has over 15 years of experience in planning safaris and an extensive knowledge of East Africa. With trained and experienced tours and travel consultants, the company has maintained excellent relationships with a network of hotels, lodges, camps, guesthouses and apartments.


PO Box 20731-00202, Nairobi Contact: Patricia Adalla Tel: +254 (0)20 212 791/213 437 Cell: +254 (0)722 519 905 Fax: +254 (0)20 214 361 Email:

Junction of Moi and Kenyatta Avenue PO Box 11365-00100, Nairobi Contact: James Kamwathi Njoroge Tel: +254 (0)20 224 2818 Cell: +254 (0)724 112 227 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 2818 Email:

Raydoll Tours & Travel is one of Kenya’s most distinguished travel and tour agents, offering a comprehensive selection of tours and safaris covering every corner of Kenya as well as selected programmes to other parts of East Africa.

sAFAri icoN trAVeL MEMBERSHIP NO. 414 - JOINED 2009 KATO members such as Safari Icon Travel are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared towards reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


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MEMBERSHIP NO. 305 - JOINED 2004 Phoenix Safaris offers breathtaking wildlife safaris and beach holidays in Kenya and East Africa. The company operates its own fleet of 4x4 safari vehicles and runs a luxury tented camp in the Masai Mara.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 380 - JOINED 2008 PrimeTime Safaris is a tour company dedicated to providing customer satisfaction. Services are flexible in order to accommodate clients’ needs. The aim is to compose an unforgettable trip combined with the most convenient lodges. Guided by highly qualified staff, guests are provided with detailed information throughout their excursion.

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Primetime sAFAris Ground floor Karen Park, Ngong Road PO Box 1655-00502, Nairobi Contact: Richard Mburu Kamau Tel: +254 (0)20 882 923 Fax: +254 (0)20 882 924 Email:

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Karen Connection Complex Karen Rd PO Box 1274-00502, Nairobi Contact: Eunice Kaigai Tel: +254 (0)20 883 871; 883 271 Cell: +254 (0)722 861 224 Fax: +254 (0)20 883 457 Email:

Loiyangalani House on Convent Drive, Lavington PO Box 18284-00500, Nairobi Contact: Itvinder Kaur Thethy Tel: +254 (0)20 245 765; 251 464 Cell: +254 (0)722 728 719 Fax: +254 (0)20 340 149 Email:

Avenue House, Kenyatta Avenue PO Box 57662-00200, Nairobi Contact: Winifred Mundet Pemba Tel: +254 (0)20 222 9484; 224 6739; 210 1162 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 6739 Cell: +254 721 714 760, (0)722 496 558 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 214 - JOINED 1999 Safari Line Africa has been offering safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda since 1996. In addition to the traditional lodge and luxury tented safaris, it also offers a range of special itineraries.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 400 - JOINED 2008 Safari Trails Ltd organises tours in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and the Indian Ocean islands. Prices are competitive and service is of high quality, with the emphasis on providing a personalised and flexible safari experience. The excellent driver-guides are all multilingual (Hebrew, French, German, Spanish, Italian).

sAFe riDe toUrs & sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 387 - JOINED 2008 Safe Ride Tours & Safaris Ltd provides quality services to clients while conserving Africa’s rich flora and fauna. The company specialises in providing services such as mountaineering, camping, luxury safaris, hotel bookings, executive transport and airport transfer services. All services are competitively priced and reliable.




Iashara St/Tubman Rd PO Box 50297-00200, Nairobi Contact: David Njenga Tel: +254 (0)20 216 437 Cell: +254 (0)722 720 921 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 217 Email:

Sameco cater for Kenya’s diverse and fascinating attractions including personalized and specialized safaris to the game reserves, cultural safaris, marine and beach safaris, agri-tours, camping and slave route tours, trekking and mountaineering, as well as ecotours taking visitors closer to nature.

2nd Avenue, Parklands PO Box 58716-00200, Nairobi Contact: Feeroz Jagani Tel: +254 (0)20 374 7276/374 7286 Cell: +254 (0)733 786 148 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 7286 Email:

6th floor, Soin Arcade Building PO Box 39052-00623, Nairobi Contact: Everlyne Achando Akwenda Tel: +254 (0)20 445 3541/2 Cell: +254 (0)721 527 605 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 3542 Email:

5th floor, Summit House Monrovia Lane/Moi Avenue PO Box 9251-00100, Nairobi Contact: Felix Ndunda Mwanzia Tel: +254 (0)20 201 5094; 22 5 1547 Fax: +254 (0)20 225 1548 Cell: +254 (0)733 546 901 Email:

sAtGUrU trAVeL & toUrs serVices LtD Satguru has many years of experience in providing a range of products. Clients can choose an ultra-luxury safari or a budget safari, or a combination of both, involving multiple countries, multiple activities, eco-friendly lodges or camps, or complicated itineraries.

Safari Partners (K) Ltd specialises in innovatively designed tours of Kenya and Tanzania. The company focuses on exotic cultures, endangered fauna and unique environments.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 134 - JOINED 1985 With over 30 years experience in African tourism, Safari Travel specialises in private safari arrangements for honeymooners, families and small groups as well as special interest groups that have specific requirements.

sALeVA AFricA toUrs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 409 - JOINED 2008 Saleva Africa Tours, based in Nairobi, specialises in tailor-made safaris, beach holidays, gorilla trekking, birdwatching, camping safaris, water rafting and mountain climbing including Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. As well as Kenya, it operates in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa and Egypt.

sArDiUs toUrs & sAFAris MEMBERSHIP NO. 376 - JOINED 2008 Sardius Tours & Safaris is regarded as one of the best local tour operators in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, paying great attention to its clients from arrival to departure and maintaining a personal touch. It offers a good range of exciting journeys, tailor-made and customised programmes.

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PO Box 12547-00400, Nairobi Contact: Harish Samtani Tel: +254 (0)20 271 2808/09/20 Cell: +254 (0)722 325 692 Fax: +254 (0)271 2835 Email:



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sAmeco toUrs PO Box 8166-00200, Nairobi Contact: Samuel Okungu Tel: +254 (0)20 550 336; 269 1831 Cell: +254 (0)722 903 318; 722 893 288 Email:

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PO Box 10608-00100, Nairobi Contact: Rizwan Virji Tel: +254 (0)20 374 1564; 375 5282 Cell: +254 (0)722 379 850 Email:

Scenic Treasures is a unique destination specialist providing the finest accommodation for its clients safaris. Each selection is varied to suite budgets and combined with the best locations and accommodation with the aim of maximizing every African safari experience.

KENYA Gitanga Rd, Kobil Station Lavington PO Box 49188-00100, Nairobi Contact: Suzanne DeSouza Tel: +254 (0)20 387 8135; 387 6446 Cell: +254 (0)722 511 464 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 1461 Email:


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MEMBERSHIP NO. 139 - JOINED 1985 With over 20 years’ experience in tourism, Scenic Wildlife Safaris Ltd offers an immense choice of products, from budget to luxury safaris. The company carefully selects the best game parks for its clients, with the finest accommodation, and puts together the most interesting safaris in Kenya.


Film Studio, off Ngong Rd PO Box 909-00502, Nairobi Contact: Jennie Gilroy Tel: +254 (0)20 387 2271/93 Cell: +254 (0)734 860 513 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 0407 Email:

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seNAtor trAVeL serVices MEMBERSHIP NO. 234 - JOINED 1985

Rehema House, off Likoni Rd PO Box 46654-00100, Nairobi Contact: Saif Sroya Tel: +254 (0)20 224 410; 221 082 Email:

KATO members such as Senator Travel Services are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

siGNAtUre toUrs & trAVeL LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 471 - JOINED 2010

PO Box 30309-00100, Nairobi Contact: Conrad Budo Tel: +254 (0)20 212 2666 Fax: +254 (0)20 225 008 Email:

KATO members such as Signature Tours & Travel Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


Ground floor office No.30 Block C Nyayo National Stadium PO Box 10231-00100, Nairobi Contact: Mathew Kiama Tel: +254 (0)20 249 967 Fax:+254 (0)20 247 439

Sirona House, Koinange St PO Box 14169-00100, Nairobi Contact: Winnie Mbua Tel: +254 (0)20 341 180; 342 241 Cell: +254 (0)722 720 988; (0)722 756 603 Fax: +254 (0)20 342 241 Email:

siLVerbirD trAVeL PLUs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 424 - JOINED 2009 KATO members such as Silverbird Travel Plus Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

Ojijo Rd, Plums Lane, Ojijo Plaza PO Box 872-00200, Nairobi Contact: Stephen Muiruri Tel: +254 (0)20 252 8721 Tel/fax: +254 (0)20 856 2845 Cell: +254 (0)711 822 195 Email:

The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 340 - JOINED 2006 Silverbird Adventure Tours & Travel operates nineseater vans equipped with VHF radio. The company offers a range of itineraries as well as arranging customised safaris that allow its clients to experience the huge variety of wildlife in Kenya’s national parks and reserves.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 389 - JOINED 2008 Skyview of Africa Ltd is a Kenya-based tour operator and full-service ground handler specialising in wildlife safaris, beach holidays and honeymoon safaris. Products include gorilla tracking, wildebeest migration safaris and flying packages to throughout Africa.

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MEMBERSHIP NO. 398 - JOINED 2008 KATO members such as Solly Safaris Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests.

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soLLY sAFAris LtD Total Complex, Kenyatta Avenue PO Box 80754, GPO Mombasa Contact: Salim Haji Essak Tel: +254 (0)41 249 3047 Fax: +254 (0)41 249 3037 Email:

KATO members such as Sights of Africa Tours & Travel Ltd are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting its members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.


“Whistling Thorns”, Pipeline Rd PO Box 517-00206, Kiserian Contact: Marie Louise Boley Cell: +254 (0)722 721 933; (0)733 703637 Email:

Special Camping Safaris Ltd is based at Whistling Thorns, just outside Nairobi, overlooking the Ngong Hills. A quiet and serene place to relax, it offers customised camping safaris and accommodation in comfortable rooms. Activities include swimming, walking, horse riding, a golf driving range and camping.


PO Box 14338-00800, Nairobi Contact: Caroline Malinda Tel: +254 (0)20 444 1999; 444 0271 Cell: +254 (0)725 676 081; (0)736 554 835 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 7543 Email:

KATO members such as Selective Safaris are able to accommodate a variety of safari requests. The standard of its operations is geared to reflecting the members’ commitment to achieving the key objectives of the association.




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Bandari Plaza, Westlands PO Box 13818-00800, Nairobi Contact: Phyllis Mwangi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 50596; 444 2999 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 50597 Cell: +254 (0)733 524 169; (0)721 240 992 Email:

sPeeDbirD trAVeL & sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 299 - JOINED 2004 Speedbird Travel & Safaris was established in 1990. As its name suggests, the motto of the company is to work with speed and precision. Based in East Africa, the company operates travel programmes for individuals, travel agencies and corporations in all major markets worldwide.

Uniafric House, Koinange St PO Box 53356-00200, Nairobi Contact: Henry J. Macharia Tel: +254 (0)20 312 478; 225 823 Cell: +254 722 512 308; (0)734 682 280 Fax: +254 (0)20 218 260 Email:

sPortsmeN’s sAFAris & toUrs MEMBERSHIP NO. 148 - JOINED 1992 The company offers a range of special interest and wildlife safaris in East Africa including agrotourism, golfing safaris, sporting safaris, birdwatching, cultural and educational tours, conferencing and incentives, and day excursions.


PO Box 17918-80100, Mombasa Contact: Maurice Mwanzia Tel:041-5480426 Cell: 0733728524 Fax:041-5480426 Email:

No. 326, next to Nyumbani Children’s Home, Karen PO Box 390-00502, Nairobi Contact: Raphael / Susan Maina Tel: +254 (0)20 3882 321; 3882 306; 3884 412; 3883 418 Fax: +254 [0] 20 3883 418 Email:,,

Spot Kenya Safaris is situated in the heart of Mombasa. The company is a modern receptive tour operator established by a group of travel professionals who combines their ideas, experience and acknowledge of the tourism industry in order to fulfil worldwide market.

sPUrWiNG trAVeL & toUrs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 329 - JOINED 2005 The company offers luxury safaris, adventure camping safaris, mountain trekking, cultural and heritage, honeymoon & beach holidays, Masai Mara, Amboseli, Aberdare, Mount Kilimanjaro & Mt. Kenya trekking, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Baringo, Tsavo East and West National Parks, Lake Turkana, Serengeti, Ngorongoro,Tarangire and Lake Manyara.

Sunrise Plaza, Ruiru PO Box 8088-00300, Nairobi Contact: George Kamau Karuku Tel: +254 (0)20 243 2452; 243 2453 Cell: +254 (0)733 775 763; +(0)721 221 664 Fax: +254 (0)20 243 2451 Email:




Sunpeak Safaris specializes in tailor-made destination management covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar. They organise wildlife safaris, camping, coast holidays, mountain climbing, photography safaris, education tours and conferences. They also arrange for balloon safaris, honeymoons and birding.


PO Box 1515-00606, Nairobi Contact: Mathew Y.O. Opondo Tel: +254 (0)20 445 1074/5 Cell: +254 (0)723 944 530 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 1075 Email:

Tamasha Afrika is one of the leading service providers in East Africa, managed by a team of professionals and with a well maintained fleet of vehicles. Tamasha Afrika specialises in event organisation and conferencing as well as beach holidays, mountain climbing, nature walks and trekking.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 329 - JOINED 2005 Steenbok Safaris & Car Hire specialises in tailor-made and general safaris, car hire, hotel and local flight reservations in Kenya and Tanzania. The company’s well-planned safaris are devoted to those who want to see East African wildlife and culture in abundance.

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sUNPeAK sAFAris PO Box 31497-00600, Nairobi Contact: Joseph Shadrack Tel: +254 (0)20 207 6035; 263 9899 Cell: +254 (0)722 245 600 Email:

steeNboK sAFAris & cAr Hire


2nd floor, Central Point Building Parklands Rd PO Box 34288, Nairobi Contact: Kantilal Gudhka Tel: +254 (0)20 375 4174/6 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 7171 Email:

Natu Court, Ring Rd, Kilimani PO Box 59487-00200, Nairobi Contact: Mike Macharia Tel: +254 (0)20 3517 379; 203 4174 Cell: +254 (0)722 720 630; (0)721 528 882 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 6021 Email:

Taipan Vacations & Travel provides safaris, hotel reservations, camping and ticketing.

tee-oFF KeNYA LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 358 - JOINED 2007 Tee Off Kenya Ltd is a premier Kenyan-owned golf company offering a wide range of exclusive services including perfect golf holidays, adventurous wildlife safaris, conferences, corporate golf events and incentives. The company has strong partnerships with hotels, golf clubs and safari destinations to provide the best of Kenya.

KENYA teKKo toUrs & trAVeL Standard Building, Standard St PO Box 10544-00100, Nairobi Contact: Eliakim Okiddy Tel: +254 (0)20 224 8845; 224 4270 Cell: +254 (0)722 518 367 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 4378 Email:

Hilton Hotel, Mama Ngina St PO Box 46585-00100, Nairobi Contact: V.J. Popat Tel:+254 (0)20 222 6920; 312 580 Cell: +254 (0)722 278361; 733 995 303; 772 555 459 Fax: +254 20 221 5948; 221 2041 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 216 - JOINED 1999 Tekko Tours & Travel is a Kenyan tour and safari operator focusing on East Africa. From camping and luxury lodge safaris to mountain trekking and gorilla tracking, Tekko has an experienced team of multilingual drivers, guides, tour planners and tour leaders who have worked all over East Africa.

trAVeL cAre LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 173 - JOINED 1990 For over 20 years, Travel Care Ltd has been organising tours and safaris within East Africa. Its offices are manned by highly qualified staff with a vast experience in the travel, hospitality and tourism sector.

trAVeL WAVes sAFAris 3rd floor, Raja Building PO Box 14619-00800, Nairobi Contact: Edwina Ngigi Tel: +254 (0)20 342 974;2216 242 Cell: +254 (0)722 380 725; 722 269 637 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 444 - JOINED 2008 Travel Waves Safaris, through its ‘hands on’ directors, offers tailor-made tour packages within the East Africa region.

trAVeLmArt LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 308 - JOINED 2004 Trave Mart has been operating in Kenya since 1983 and is primarily involved in air travel and tours as well as safari packages for both local and international travel. Services also include local arrangements, worldwide hotel bookings and up-to-date information on visa and health requirements.


Jamhuri Rd, off Nyali Rd PO Box 508-80100, Mombasa Contact: Ronald Omulindi Olwali Tel: +254 (0)41 470 564/5 Fax: +254 (0)41 470 566 Email:

Diapora Design Building Mombasa Road, 2nd Floor PO Box 3698-00100, Nairobi Contact: Felix Koskei Tel: +254 (0)20 233 3603/4 Cell: +254 (0)722 521 969 Fax: +254 (0)20 233 3605 Email:

1st floor, Chequered Flag Building Opposite St. Christopher’s School Ngong Rd PO Box 18725-00500, Nairobi Contact: Anjali Devani Tel: +254 (0)20 884 573/4 Fax: +254 (020 884 571 Email:

Eden Square, Chiromo Rd PO Box 79060-00400, Nairobi Contact: Seema Raval Tel: +254 (0)20 375 0924/ 27/28/38/39/41/44/46 Cell: +254 (0)733 606 617; 721 763 949 Email:

troPicAL WiNDs LtD Lower Ground Floor Barclays Plaza PO Box 72324-00200, Nairobi Contact: Pamela Mong’are Tel: +254 (0)20 341 939/7 Fax: +254 (0)20 245 589 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 374 - JOINED 2007 Tropical Winds Ltd is a fully registered and licensed private company serving travellers and tourists in Kenya. In operation for the past five years, it handles budget to luxury adventure safaris and mid to luxury lodge safaris. Its fleet of safari vehicles includes nineseater minibuses and 4x4 Land Cruisers

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Travel Africa Safaris combines quality service, exciting activities, comfortable travel and excellent driverguides with wild and exotic experiences. Providing excellent value for money and a friendly service, Travel Africa Safaris offers guest accommodation in Kenya’s highest quality hotels, lodges and camps.

trAVeL coNNectioNs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 318 - JOINED 2005 Travel Connections specialises in organising exclusive and individual safari packages within Kenya and Tanzania. The company also offers safari packages to the island of Zanzibar and special extension safaris to see gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda.

trAVeL WiLD eAst AFricA LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 411 - JOINED 2008 Offering fresh and inspired safaris in East Africa, Travel Wild has gained a reputation for its actionpacked, fun and adventurous itineraries. Operating in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, the company was founded and is run by people who were born in East Africa and have extensive local knowledge.

trAVeLsHoPPe LtD MEMBERSHIP NO.359 - JOINED 2007 Travelshoppe Limited was incorporated in 1994 and is a fully-fledged IATA company with the knowledge of a vast range of destinations worldwide to offer the perfect holiday or safari package. Holidays are custom-designed to meet your requirement-including safaris, accommodation, air tickets, transfers, meet and assist, visas, car hire and insurance.

tULiP trAVeL LtD PO Box 18663-00500, Nairobi Contact: Manvinder Rai Tel: +254 (0)20 355 9847; 357 8717 Cell: +254 (0)722 211 343; (0)722 513 886 Fax: +254 (0)20 651 872; 558 979 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 278 - JOINED 2002 Tulip Travel provides all its clients with detailed information to prepare them for their safari, from clothing suggestions to which essentials to take to what they can expect on a safari.


1st floor, View Park Towers Monrovia St PO Box 46085-00503, Nairobi Contact: Margaret Kilonzo Tel: +254 (0)20 222 7637; 222 2508; 222 3428; 221 4391 Cell: +254 (0)721 346 285 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 1927 Email:

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Kugeria Estate, Kiambu Rd PO Box 16526-00620, Nairobi Contact: Ulf Aschan Tel: +254 (0)20 354 7334 Fax: +254 (0)20 376 2578 Email:

Ulf Aschan Safaris Ltd was established in 1971 and caters for a fastidious clientele, with an emphasis on luxury tented safaris. The Swedish-born proprietor has been in the trade for 40 years. During this time the company has hosted guests from France, Italy, Scandinavia, the UK and the United States.

Fatemi House, Maungano Rd PO Box 89200-80100, Mombasa Contact: S.G Abbass Tel: +254 (0)41 222 6310/231 4864 Cell: +254 (0)722 412 439; 733 702 260 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 1384 Email: unik@swiftmombasa. com;

VictoriA sAFAris 3rd floor, Cargen House Harambee Avenue PO Box 10511-00400, Nairobi Contact: James Obwar Asudi Tel: +254 (0)20 2246 461 Cell: +254 (0)722 862 727 Email:

Sifa Insurance Brokers House Lenana Rd, Hurlingham PO Box 1408-00515, Nairobi Contact: Kennedy Itumo Muthoka Tel: +254 (0)722 702 769; (0)733 362 140 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 0048 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 390 - JOINED 2008 Keen to allow everyone to enjoy an African wildlife experience, Victoria Safaris caters for a wide range of clients including not only upmarket travellers but also special interest groups, students, the physically impaired, corporate clients and backpackers. Based in Nairobi, the company also has an office in Canada.

WAYmArK sAFAris LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 406 - JOINED 2008 Waymark Safaris Ltd handles safaris to many destinations in Kenya and Tanzania, organising camping safaris, luxury lodge safaris, mountain climbing, hotel bookings, lodge bookings and international and domestic air tickets. Its fleet of well maintained vehicles includes 4x4 Suzuki Vitaras, Pajeros, Land Cruisers and minibuses with radios and pop-up roofs.




Wildlife Sun Safaris are a reliable Kenya based tour operator competent for tailor-made safaris, organized and guided trips to wildlife parks,mountain climbing, camping safaris, beach holidays, luxury safaris and safaris for individuals, couples, families, students and other groups to East Africa.

Queensway House, Kaunda St PO Box 59565-00200, Nairobi Contact: L. Desouza Tel: +254 (0)20 220 838; 219 483 Cell: +254 (0)722 251 145 Fax: +254 (0)20 219 485 Email:

Standard Building, Wabera St PO Box 44159-00100, Nairobi Contact: Shaheen Therani Tel: +254 (0)20 2240 559; 2247 223 Cell: +254 (0)733 611 492; (0)721 381 471 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 8348 Email:

PO Box 7843-00100, Nairobi Contact: Reshma Shah Tel: +254 (0)20 359 8047/8 Cell: +254 (0)728 961 460; 733 691 233 Fax:  +254 (0)20 359 8038 Email:

WiLD DestiNAtioNs LtD MEMBERSHIP NO. 273 - JOINED 2002 As well as traditional safaris throughout Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, Wild Destinations offers specialist safaris including cycling, ballooning, climbing, walking and river trips.

MEMBERSHIP NO. 465 - JOINED 2010 World Explorer Safaris is a tour & travel company managed by Kenyans who have vast experience in the travel industry. They handle extensive range of products including; tailor-made safaris within East Africa, domestic and international air travel, lodge and hotel bookings, airport transfers, car hire and adventure and beach holidays.

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MEMBERSHIP NO 373 - JOINED 2007 Xcellent Wildlife Paradise – Holidays & Safaris organises visits in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. It offers clients an unforgettable experience through professional consultation, quality accommodation and tailor-made safaris. In addition to the well known parks, guests can visit areas of untouched wilderness normally out of reach of tourists

MEMBERSHIP NO. 189 - JOINED 1986 Visit Africa is an inbound tour operator with over 20 years’ experience of providing all types of safaris, beach holidays, conferences, eco-safaris and many different activities in Kenya.

WorLD eXPLorer sAFAris LtD

XceLLeNt WiLDLiFe PArADise - HoLiDAYs & sAFAris Links Rd, Nyali PO Box 34059-80118, Mombasa Contact: Frank Michael Kraft Tel: +254 (0)20 203 9809 Cell: +254 (0)722 940 528 Email:

MEMBERSHIP NO. 182 - JOINED 1991 Unik Car Hire & Safaris is one of the oldest Mombasabased tour companies, offering all types of car rental, road safaris, air safaris, city tours, beach excursions and special tours to Tanzania and Uganda.

Visit AFricA LtD

WiLDLiFe sUN sAFAris PO Box 93490-80102, Mombasa Contact: James Mwalata Tel: +254 (0)41 548 7540 Cell: +254 (0)727 631 338 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 7384 Email:

UNiK cAr Hire & sAFAris


Eliud Mathu St, Runda PO Box 853-00621, Nairobi Contact: Zirkuli Friedhelm Tel: +254 (0)20 712 2447 Cell: +254 (0)733 723 639 Email:

Zirkuli is a Germany-based safari company offering a wide range of camping and walking safaris for groups of between six and 14 persons.




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Adventure African Jungle Ltd

Asaray Tours Ltd-Msa

Cosmic Safaris Ltd

Expedition Africa Safaris

Jamii Tours & Travel Ltd

KMN 490 / 2011. PO Box 872-00200, NBI Contact: Stephen Muiruri Tel: +254 (0)20 252 8721 Cell: +254 (0)711 822 195 Email:

KMN 500/ 2011. PO Box 97379-80112, MSA Contact: Esther Omoche Abuyeka Tel: +254 (0)20 808 7354 Cell: +254 (0)710 911 725 Email:

KMN 477/ 2011. PO Box 60584-00200, NBI Contact: Preston Muhando Tel: +254 (0)20 359 5792 Cell: +254 (0)722 352 350; 734 352 350 Email:

KMN 474 / 2010. PO Box 12659-00100 NBI Contact: Benard Karuru Tel: +254 (0)20 240 890; 224 2441; 221 1557 Cell: +254 (0)722 868 686 Email:

Adventure Alternative Expeditions & Treks

Benroso Safaris Ltd

KMN 520/ 2011. PO Box 39224-00623, NBI Contact: Jigisha Samani Tel: +254 (0)20 209 5206 Cell: +254 (0)733 723 668 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 7368 Email:

Destination Mombasa

Farid Kings Tours & Safaris-Msa

Kairi Tours & Safaris Ltd

KMN 442 / 2010 . PO Box 99156, MSA Contact: Farid Mohamed Sidik Cell: +254 (0)722 839 676 Email:

KMN 518/ 2011. PO Box 9388-00200, NBI Contact: Kelly Kioko Kimanthi Tel: +254 (0)20 386 4420 Email:

KMN 486/ 2011. PO Box 6868-00100, NBI Contact: Benjamin M. Waiganjo Tel: +254 (0)20 214 7799 Fax: +254 (0)20 214 779 Email:

Africa Last Minute


KMN 505/ 2011. PO Box 81147-80100, MSA Contact: Wario G. Tura (Managing Director) Tel:+254 (0)41 201 5055 Cell: +254 (0)733 95 85 75; 722 159 590 Email:

PO Box 1498-00100, NBI Contact: Salim Hashim Omar Cell: +254 (0)722 733 283 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 7851 Email:

African Home Adventure

Bravo Norris Ltd.

KMN 459 / 2010 . PO Box 4473-00200, NBI Contact: James M.Gichohi Tel:+254 (0)20 272 6011 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 6011 Email:

KMN 425 / 2009. PO Box 24397-00502, NBI Contact: William Ross Norris Tel: +254 (0)20 244 1054 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 7851 Email:

African Memorable Safaris

Brogibro Company Ltd

KMN 479 / 2010 . PO Box 42319, MSA Contact: Jennifer N. Gathuma Tel: +254 (0)41 231 8081 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 8081 Email:

PO Box 22315-00400, NBI Contact: Ms. Ruth Owino Tel: +254 (0)2 24 9129/222 9583 Email:

Aipa Safaris

KMN 484 / 2010 . PO Box 45456-00100, NBI Contact: Mrs.Julie D.Scott Tel: +254 (0)20 222 1992/3/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 4120; 223 0872 Email:

KMN 526/ 2011. PO Box 27429-00100, NBI Contact: Paul Simba Arati Tel: +254 (0)20 222 0556 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 5801 Email: KMN 488/ 2011 "PO Box 19055-00501, NBI Contact: Lydia Besseling Wanjiah Tel: +254 (0)20 318 233/34 Fax: +254 (0)20 318 235 Email:

Animal world Safaris KMN 517/ 2011. PO Box 66416, NBI Contact: Jane Wanja Wathagana Tel:+254 (0)20 224 8929 Cell: +254 (0)723 883 833 Fax: +254 (0)20 224 8931 Email:

Aramati Safaris KMN 512/ 2011. PO Box 1268-00100, NBI Contact: John Ndegwa Njuya Tel: +254 (0)20 241 6771 Cell: +254 (0)722 443 274; 733 443 274 Email:

BushBlazers Tours Travel & Safaris Ltd KMN 514/ 2011. PO Box 11772-00100, NBI Contact: Phyllis Marete Tel: +254 (0)20 312 967; 20 224 1321 Cell: +254 (0) 722 321 239; 731 561 628; 732 676 011 Email:

Campofrio Safaris Ltd KMN 473 / 2010 . PO Box 57734-00200, NBI Contact: Oliver Lugalia Tel: +254 (0)20 352 4104 Cell: +254 (0)722 203 065 Fax: +254 (0)20 352 4196 Email:

Coast Adventure Safaris

KMN 507 / 2011. 2nd Floor, Taiyebi House, Nkrumah Rd. PO Box 41088-80100, MSA Contact: Imtiaz Osman Tel: +254 (0)20 204 8419; 041 222 1298 Cell: +254 (0)733 603 487; 728 870 264 Email:

DotCom Safaris KMN 497 / 2011. PO Box 69743-00400, NBI Contact: David Kanja Tel: +254 (0)20 211 721; 341 437 Cell: +254 (0)721 296 042; 733 816 836 Fax: +254 (0)20 242 555 Email:

Dream Kenya Safaris-MSA

KMN 491 / 2010 . PO Box 5209-80401 MSA Contact: Lilian C. Thom Tel: 040-320 2270 5209-80401 Email:

Eagle Holidays Ltd KMN 504/ 2011. PO Box 70484-00400, NBI Contact: Leornad Kiragu Tel: +254 (0)20 340 706 Cell: +254 (0)734 414 074; 721 174 069 Email:

East Africa Adventure Tours and Safaris KMN 515/ 2011. PO Box 86683-80100, MSA Contact: Fredrick Muthi Ndeleva Tel: +254 (0)20 265 1730 Cell: +254 (0)722 106 172 Email:

Eastern Vacations Tours Ltd KMN 466 / 2010 . PO Box 3243-80100, MSA Contact: James K. Myovi Tel: +254 (0)20 202 4186 Fax: +254 (0)20 235 4388 Email:

Elida Tours & Safaris KMN 476 / 2010. PO Box 47663-00100, NBI Contact: David Nguku Tel: +254 (0)20 386 6506 Cell: +254 (0)722 739 670 Fax: +254 (0)20 386 9985 Email:

Favour Tours & Safaris

KMN 494/ 2011, PO Box 75996-00200, NBI Contact: Paul Kamau Mugeke Tel: +254 (0)20 300 3041 Cell: +254 (0)727 827 007 Email:

KMN 501/ 2011. PO Box 3070-0506, NBI Contact: Paul Maina Theuri Tel: +254 (0)20 251 7946 Cell: +254 (0)735 394 310 Fax: +254 (0)20 251 7946 Email:

Location Africa Safaris

Fidex Car Hire Ltd

KMN 525 / 2011. PO Box 15180-00509, NBI Contact: Lara Lowis Tel: +254 (0)20 249 3585; 267 9030 Email:

KMN 529 / 2011. PO Box 88068-80100, MSA. Contact: Jennifer Wanzina Tel: +254 (0)20 20 579 42 Cell: +254 (0)722 440 269 Email:

First Choice Tours and Safaris

KMN 487 / 2010 . PO Box 26497-00504, NBI Contact: Nazareno K. Ngare Tel: +254 (0)20 445 2764; 445 2765 Email:

Flight & Safaris Internatinal Ltd KMN 499/ 2011. PO Box 9052-00200, NBI Contact: Winfred Mary Akinyi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 2645/6 Email:

Giulia Enterprises Ltd KMN 480/ 2011. PO Box 759-80200, MALINDI Contact: Antonio Ronconi Tel: +254 (0)42 212 0361; 212 0642 Cell: +254 (0)726 540 805 Email:

Hallmark Travel Planners

KMN 519/ 2011. PO Box 64086-00620, NBI Contact: Levis O. Abonyo Tel:+254 (0)20 313 575; 261 0944 Cell: +254 (0)727 870 658 Email:

Hollidee in Africa Consulting Ltd. (Bush Adverture) KMN 516/ 2011 P.O. Box 527-80400 Ukunda Contact: Olaf Hollwitz Tel: +254 (0)713 813 483 Cell: +254 (0)718 700 030/+254715881863 Fax: +254 (0)713813483 Email:

KMN 496/ 2011. PO Box 76677-00508, NBI Contact: Andres Bifani Tel: +254 (0)20 434 8280; 434 8892 Email:

Lowis & Leakey Ltd.

Masimba Hills Safaris KMN 498/ 2011. PO Box 1495-00200NBI Contact: Grace Carmel Tel: +254 (0)20 356 844; 828 170 Cell: +254 (0)720 941 701 Email:

Mbango Safaris E.A Ltd kmn 463/ 2010. PO Box 8914-00100, NBI Contact: Peter Kamau Tel: +254 (0)20 600 1454 Cell: +254 (0)722 524 987; 733 681 240 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 1453 Email:

Mfekane Tours & Travel Ltd

KMN 478 / 2010. PO Box 100992-00101, NBI Contact: James Kariuki Tel: +254 (0)20 224 4858; 224 4877 Cell: +254 (0)725 535 505 Email:

Mighty Tours and Travel Ltd

KMN 492 / 2010. PO Box 6095-00200, NBI Contact: Julius G. Kibe Tel: +254 (0)20 221 7038; 216 652 Email:

Mitoni Africa Safaris Ltd

KMN 493 / 2010. PO Box 3086-00506, NBI Contact: Allan Ochieng Tel: +254 (0)20 268 6273 Cell: +254 (0)718 120 976 Email:

KATO MEMBERS: Associate members

Amicabre Travel Services Ltd

Bunson Travel Services Ltd

KMN 527 / 2011. PO Box 41063-80100, MSA Contact: Jackson Mbugua Tel: +254 (0)20 233 3725 Cell: +254 739702644; 731374747 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 3497 Email:;


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MoigE tours & trAvEl co. ltd

KMN 523/ 2011. PO Box 30719-00100, NBI Contact: Pauline Muthoni Kairu Tel: +254 (0)20 230 0122 Cell: +254 (0)718 668 881 Email:

NdosA sAfAris KMN 521/ 2011. PO Box 46019-00100, NBI Contact: David Macridis Tel: +254 (0)20 273 1625 Email:

NigHtiNgAlE tours & trAvEl

KMN 481/ 2011. PO Box 13642-00800 NBI Contact: Winfred Mburu Tel: +254 (0)20 445 3658 Cell: +254 (0)722 860 090 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 3658 Email:

rAMogi tours & trAvEl ltd

KMN 508/ 2011. PO Box 13828-00100, NBI Contact: Dr Daniel Nyamai Tel: +254 (0)20 249 9761 Cell: +254 (0)722 726 438 Email:

rollArd tours & cAr rENtAls ltd KMN 509/ 2011 "PO Box 40020-80100, MSA Contact: Richard Kinyua Tel: +254 (0)41 222 1657; 222 8634 Cell: +254 (0)722 414 435 Email:

KATO MEMBERS: AssociAte & AFFiLiAte members

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KMN 513/ 2011. PO Box 4464-00506, NBI Contact: Jane -Macharia Gituto Tel: +254 (0)20 271 5004/5/6 Cell: +254 (0)723 765 883 Email:

tANo sAfAris ltd KMN 495/ 2011 "PO Box 15075-00509, NBI Contact: Elvira Sims Tel: +254 (0)20 234 7504; 890 964 Email:

tAMiMi KENYA ltd KMN 446 / 2010. PO Box 15565-00503, NBI Contact: Tanya Carr-Hartley Tel: +254 (0)261 4989 Cell: +254 (0)733 960 202 Email:

tHE ExclusivE portfolio ltd

KMN 483 / 2010. PO Box 15421-0509, NBI Contact: Dominique Berger Tel: +254 (0)20 230 0933 Cell: +254 (0)733 625 399 Email:

tHE sAfAri coMpANY MANAgEMENt ltd. KMN 506/ 2011. PO Box 1460-00502, NBI Contact: Chania Paterson Tel: +254 (0)20 388 2868 Fax: +254 (0)20 388 2868 Email:

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AstA sociEtY of trAvEl AgENts

KMN 396/ 2008. The Mall 2nd Floor, Waiyaki Way PO Box 15976-00200, NBI Contact: Christopher Nthiani Tel: +254 (0)20 445 1078 Cell: +254 (0)720 219 316 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 0563 Email:

KMN 489/ 2011. PO Box 1585-80400, Ukunda Contact: Joseph M Ikavi Tel: +254 (0)40 320 4014; 2070 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2077 Email:

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ExclusivE AfricAN trEAsurEs

KMN 475 / 2010. PO Box 63793-00619, NBI Contact: Andrew Karanja Tel: +254 (0)20 374 5514,265 4443/ 5; 374 5890 Email:

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KMN 524/ 2011. PO Box 15726-00100, NBI Contact: Simon Migwi Njanja Tel: +254 (0)20 264 1015 Cell: +254 (0)722 979 527 Fax: +254 (0)20 801 0718 Email:

KMN 269/ 2002. PO Box 5011, DIANI BEACH Contact: Rosaria Cavadini Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2003; 3312 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2003 Email: KMN 379/ 2002. Warwick Centre, Gigiri, Nairobi PO Box 63437-00619, NBI Contact: Deepa Darbar Tel: +254 (0)20 712 3300/1/2 Cell:  +254 (0)720 144 626 Fax: +254 (0)20 712 3303 Email:

diANi biKEs KMN 510/ 2011. PO Box 5636-80401, Diani Contact: Mr. Mash a Katana Cell: +254 (0)713959 668 Email:

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KMN 522/ 2011. PO Box 1072-00606, NBI Contact: Hannah Muthoni Kaniu Tel: +254 (0)20 445 3513 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 3371 Email:

KMN 502/ 2011. PO Box 30125-00100, NBI Contact: Tanya Nduati Tel: +254 (0)20 699 4410-13 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 1594 Email:

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KMN 503 / 2011. PO Box 61713-00200, NBI Contact: Simon W.Kalibo Tel: +254 (0)20 315 335 Cell: +254 (0)713 418 163 Fax: +254 (0)20 315 337 Email:

widEliNK ExpEditioNs tours & trAvEl ltd KMN 482 / 2010. PO Box 3126-00100, NBI Contact: Martin Kamau Kiarie Tel: +254 (0)713 884 151; 733 223 310 Email:

wildEbEEst trAvEls ltd KMN 485/ 2011. PO Box 18209-00100, NBI Contact: Alan Wickham Tel: +254 (0)20 210 3505 Email:

KMN 268/ 2002. PO Box 24397-00502, NBI Contact: Tanwira O. Fakih Tel: +254 (0)234 2426 Cell: +254 (0)721 448 428 Email:

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KMN 470 /2010. PO Box 9913-00100, NBI Contact: Annerita Katsima Tel: +254 (0)20 240 5598; 352 4215 Cell: +254 (0)721 804 100; 732 686 079 Email:

pAws AfricA sAfAris ltd KMN 280/ 2003. PO Box 66229-00100, NBI Contact: Robert Cullens Tel: +254 (0)20 387 7282; 265 8/2738 Fax: +254 (0)20 387 4669 Email:

riuKi culturAl cENtrE KMN 328/ 2005. PO Box 42458-00100, NBI Contact: Kinuthia Njoroge Tel: +254 (0)20 676 5760; 761 637 Cell: +254 (0)722 944 441 Email:

sHEr sAfAri sErvicEs ltd. KMN 289/ 2003. No. 13 Apex Business Park Mombasa Rd. (opp. Treadsetters) PO Box 18284-00500, NBI Contact: Rajay S.Thethy Tel: +254 (0) 20 2013666/2013360 Cell: +254 (0) 722 512 135 Fax: +254 (0) 20 824890 Email:

sHiMoNi AQuA vENturEs KMN 266/ 2002. PO Box 5185-80401, DIANI Contact: Selina Lutjeboer Tel: +254 (0)40 224 01/3559 Fax: +254 (0)40 22401 Email:


KMN 301/ 2004. PO Box 74493-00200, NBI Contact: Geraldine Dunford Tel: +254 (0)20 272 8090/1/3 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 4209 Email:

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KMN 274/ 2008. PO Box 34055 - 80118, Nyali Contact: Henry Lueth Tel:041-2490286/7 Cell: +254 (0)734 739 137; 713 739 137 Fax: +254 (0)41 200 1117 Email:

KMN 407/ 2008. Koinange Street, Mercantile Hse 2nd Floor PO Box 54721-00200, NBI Contact: Grace Mwangi Tel: +254 (0)20 222 9257; 476 5356 Cell: +254 (0)722 982 186; 733 769 841 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 9257 Email:

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KMN 469/ 2010. PO Box 6677-00508, NBI Contact: Tamsin Corcoran Tel: +254 (0)20 386 4831/2 Cell: +254 (0)7181 39 359 Email:

KMN 403/ 2008. Next to Mamba Village, Links Road, Nyali PO Box 82630-80100, MBA Contact: Vipul Pathak Tel: +254 (0)20 233 3792 Cell: +254 (0)726 337 000 Email:

world of tui KMN 204/ 1997. Contact: Tim Remberg Tel: +254 (0)41 201 4991 Cell: +254 (0)722 370 980 Fax: +254 (0)41 210 6333 Email:

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