It is our joy and honor to take care of you!
We would like you to get to know us as well as the exciting experiences we offer. We are passionate about our work and excel because of it!
With over 15 years of experience our professional safari guides are NOLS graduates, college educators, and mountaineers with formal training and various certifications such as wilderness first responders (WFR), first aid, and other outdoor leadership achievements. We have a great deal of experience in leading groups of travelers and take great pride in our depth and breadth of knowledge of this region, East African culture, and wildlife.
Your safety and security are paramount to African Wilderness Safaris and it is our top priority at every stage of your journey. Whether you are camping on safari or climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro or Mt Kenya, we anticipate your safety needs and carefully plan for contingencies. Here are a few…
1. Flying doctors are on call 24 hours a day, everyday. Staff includes trauma doctors and nurses that maintain 24-hour contact by direct radio, telephone, and fax between their radio room in Nairobi and other sites across East Africa. Flying Doctors has been operating for many years and owns and operates aircraft’s. Evacuations come into Nairobi, for more information check out the Flying Doctor’s web site.
2. Vehicle maintenance is crucial in East Africa. Our vehicles are well maintained and every vehicle is given a thorough service before and after each safari. All of our safari vehicles are equipped with radios. Drivers and guides have cell phones for direct communication with our support staff for safety purposes.
3. We are particular when choosing hotels, lodges, and camps that we visit while on safari. The food service department in the places that we stay is a huge priority. We pay attention to the cleanliness of the kitchens and the hygiene of the cooks and wait staff.
4. Our drivers and guides are family members and friends who have deep roots in the areas where we operate. In practical terms, this means we have a network of friends and colleagues everywhere you go to help keep you safe and able to experience the culture in a unique way.
5. Our guides have a great deal of knowledge of animal behaviors. They know when it is safe to approach the animals while on game drives to better observe them.