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Tour Operators - Striving To Protect Wildlife and Encourage Responsible Tourism Practices Sat, 09 Dec 2023 11:15:10 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Mawenzi Wildife Safaris Ltd

We are a Kenyan private based Tour Operator. Our aim is to utilize our knowledge of Kenyan & Tanzanian Travel and Safaris to create an exciting African Safari and Holiday. We are a complete source of African Safari information varying from Camping Safaris, Photography Safaris, Bird Watching Safaris, and Honey Mooners Safaris & Tailor made Safaris. We definitely take you closer!

Tour Operators Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:53:31 +0000
Adding More Fun To Your Uganda Holiday Package

Travelers awaken to the noise in their vigorously ringing alarm clocks every day. They get ready and leave for work. Once out your front door, they come across more annoying noises like honking from the horns, whispering and giggling of teenagers, together with men and women cribbing over their way of life.

It becomes even more difficult when you hear travelers shouting and fighting for seats in public transport vehicles at the beginning of the morning. Uganda is world famous for its inviting beaches, beautiful landscape and instantly recognizable cultural sites.


When this thought pertains to your mind, one's body is signaling you who's has had motor everything. Now it needs a break with the hasty lifestyle. Well, then that is a good thing! It's time to take a holiday and head straight away to a destination, where one can rejuvenate from all this stress. And, rejuvenating does not necessarily mean lying on your own bed the entire day. One can decide to explore an area, which is serene, brings you shut to nature, in addition to offer you to behave exciting.


One such place in Uganda will be the wildlife game rich Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth Park known for its scenic beauty, lush mountains and plateaus, abundant tea gardens, beaches and wildlife. Also referred to as ‘the Pearl of Africa’, this state absolutely justifies the title because they are a house to varied temples which might be visited by plenty of travelers every year.


If you find so much new happening, anybody can choose to give the entire well known and many visited places of Uganda a miss. Rather, experience some more fun and adventure. Plan a trekking vacation to one of the most exciting hill tops in Uganda. To name a few most preferred destinations include Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Mountain Rwenzori, etc. It will likely be a thrilling experience to trek over the dense forests making solution to the top of the hill. It truly is refreshing when one gets so nearby the nature along with the flora and fauna.


Absolutely nothing is to be scared about. You don't need to go for a trek by yourself. There are numerous trekking packages held across different places each day. The groups are combined with trekking guides and forest officials, who will be familiar with the routes.

It's possible to tag along such groups. The tourists can select from a variety of trekking programs like half day treks, full day treks, or treks that last exclusively for a few hours based upon their interests. This way, a wonderful trip could be winded program more enjoyment and fun!


For more details, visit:

Tour Operators Fri, 06 Sep 2013 05:32:50 +0000


Southern Cross Safaris, Est.1957, is one of the oldest owner-managed safari tour operators in East Africa. A company dedicated to providing the utmost quality of service and client care second to none in the region in which we operate. Despite significant growth, the company still leads the market with offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and representative agencies in Arusha, Tanzania and London, United Kingdom.


Our philosophy of ‘excellence through experience’ is well founded after nearly 50 years of providing stylish, unusual, and utterly memorable safaris to literally hundreds of thousands of clients. The proprietors and founders Mike Kirkland and John Lyall, both third generation Kenyans, take a personal interest in every safari tour, from the planning stage through to completion. Our expertise, quality of service and exceptional client care together with that of the staff and affiliated Agents, ensures a service second to none. The ability to meet the needs of the most demanding and discerning clientele has firmly established Southern Cross Safaris' excellent reputation within the travel industry worldwide.


The company manages a fleet of over 100 vehicles, ranging from private saloon cars, safari microbuses, Toyota Land Cruisers, Land Rover 135Tdi’s to luxury 45 seat air-conditioned coaches. In addition, Satao Camp, our exclusive luxury tented camp in Tsavo East National Park and Satao Elerai in Amboseli complete the Southern Cross portfolio.


Due to a reputation built up over a sizeable time period within the business, Southern Cross Safaris, enjoys a ‘favoured’ client status with all leading East African hotel and lodge companies. This benefit and its resultant competitive edge, is in turn enjoyed by our network of regular clients, tour operators, wholesaler agents, incentive houses and travel agents worldwide, who select Southern Cross Safaris to provide their ground arrangements in both Kenya and Tanzania.


Within our brochure, website and tariff, we have endeavoured to offer a hand picked selection of not only competitively priced but also top class game lodges, tented safari camps, beach resorts and exclusive hotels, within the East African region. The ability to meet the needs of the most demanding and discerning clientele, has firmly established Southern Cross Safaris’ with an excellent reputation within the travel industry worldwide.



Tour Operators Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:35:28 +0000
Menengai Holidays Limited
So our target is not just your expectations;
We exceed them!!
Menengai Holidays Limited is a leading tour and safari-operating company with a head office in Nairobi, Kenya. We are proudly indigenous owned and managed, and we are confidently setting pace in professional safari packaging and service delivery.
We offer a wide range of safari and holiday services to suit diverse travel needs in East Africa by organising and designing customised packages for our clients banking on our intimate knowledge of the country, national parks, geography and the people. We enrich our services with utmost creativity, professional flare and social warmth to make your safari with us truly memorable.
We champion knowledge based tourism to ensure our customers learn about our culture, our history, wildlife and general environment, hence making tourism more rewarding and exciting. Our safari portfolio range from wildlife and scenery viewing, bird watching, walking and cycling safaris to mountain climbing, study tours and honeymoon packages.
Through us you get to know East Africa better; for we not only know the conventional attractions but much more. We study your needs and work with you to arrive at best safari package because we don’t believe in mass tourism. In the process, we empower you to make decisions about your own holiday needs and experience. So our target is not just your expectations; we exceed them!!
Our guiding values include:
  • Upholding ideals of ecotourism which honours, respects and supports our ecosystems, our cultures and econo-political aspirations as a country;
  • Championing high standards in travel and safari packaging; we promote professional, ethical and human integrity in all our services;
  • Developing tourism beyond its business value; as a primary force in promoting peace and prosperity for humankind.
That is what inspires our mission that:
We shall always aspire to make travelling a rewarding investment by championing professionalism, knowledge and integrity in all our services.”
And we do everything possible to ensure this mission is shared practically with our clients, friends and business associates. That is how in the last 5 years of our operations, we have made a name as a dynamic, professional and positively ambitious tour company.
It is our practical believe that tourism can only subsist on environmental, social and economic integrity of the people. Hence in the spirit of developing tourism beyond its business value, we are also implementing practical projects to support environment and social economic growth of marginal communities where tourism thrives.
These projects include:
  • Across Kerio Cycling Tour – this is a cycling rally which we have individually conceived and on which we are working with Ministry of Tourism and other stakeholders to implement from this year. The 2-day rally will take place every year crossing Kerio Valley, (one of the most fascinating landscapes in Kenya) and Lake Bogoria Nature Reserve. The objectives of the annual event is to raise public awareness on the plights of the Rift Valley Lakes and raise funds for conservation;
  • We have teamed up with scholars from Moi University’s departments of Wildlife and Environmental Studies to found an environmental watchdog: Heritage Institute of Environment and Development which is already registered by the government. Through this we shall raise funds for environmental advocacy and research mainly in the Rift Valley.
Through these two projects Menengai Holidays joins the list of “socially responsible” tour operators in the region who have practical concern for conservation and eco-tourism. Participation in all these is welcome.
We also work very closely and support through corporate or individual membership the following institutions:
-         East African Wildlife Society;
-         Nature Kenya;
-         Ecotourism Kenya;
-         Friends of Nairobi National Park;
-         Friends of Lake Nakuru and Elementaita.
And, finally, we are very proud members of KENYA ASSOCIATION OF TOUR OPERATORS, KATO (
Head Office
First Floor, Duplex Apartments, No. 40;
Bunyala/Lower Hill Road, Upper Hill;
PO Box 7935 - 00300 Nairobi, Kenya;
Tel No: 254 – 020- 2733702/2725021
Fax No: 254 – 020 – 2711371
Cell: 0720 – 950 – 500
Tour Operators Tue, 20 Feb 2007 11:46:00 +0000
Sunworld Safaris and Car Rental

Sunworld Safaris and Car Rental

SUNWORLD SAFARIS LTD is a Kenyan / Austrian owned Tour Operator, locally incorporated in December 1997 with headquarters in Nairobi and consultancies in Austria and the United Kingdom.

We specialize in tailor-made safaris and four-wheel drive car hire. Our aim is to provide top quality service and a "memorable safari experience". Having formed a personalized relationship with our guests and suppliers alike, we have managed to achieve clients' satisfaction in every aspect of their safari.

The Fleet of 4x4 cars of Sunworld SafarisBeing a relatively small organization we CARE about your safari experience. You will not be joined by 5 other safari guests or more in the safari vehicle, but experience a “private safari” and enjoy unlimited game viewing in your private and exclusive 4 x 4 safari equipped vehicle enhanced by the services of our highly qualified and professional safari guides, all members of the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association (KPSGA).

On Safari with Sunworld SafarisWe offer a wide range of exciting safaris taking you to Kenya's most popular game parks and reserves including the scenic and breathtaking Great Rift Valley Lakes Nakuru and Naivasha, Kenya’s premiere Game Reserve, the Masai Mara (highest concentration of game found in Africa); Amboseli, home to the largest herds of elephants (and best views of Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa), and Samburu, where rare species of animals can be seen…

For the adventurous traveller we offer off the beaten track safaris away from the tourist populated National Parks & Reserves to discover and explore Kenya’s remote and less frequented destinations such as the Kakamega Forest; Kenya’s last remaining Tropical rainforest, Menengai Crater; the world’s second largest surviving volcanic crater, the scenic Lake Baringo and Bogoria and the famous Kitum Caves of Mt. Elgon where each night Elephant herds gather and begin a slow procession deep into the mountain following well-worn paths made by generations before them.

Roof Tent Camping offered by Sunworld SafarisFor those who want to experience Africa "under canvas" we offer self-drive or chauffeur driven ROOF TENT camping. Our Landcruisers / Pajeros are fitted with specially imported roof tents which can easily be put up anywhere. You will enjoy a “different safari” to the common holidaymaker. Being close to wildlife, listening to the sounds of nature and having the flexibility of unlimited game drives is adding “great value” to your safari adventure.

Unique Experience during Safari with Sunworld-SafarisHaving our own fleet of 4 x 4 vehicles maintained in our in-house workshop, we have several advantages over tour operators who rely on companies to provide them with transport. You can rest assured that you will be given a good quality safari style or luxury 4 x 4 vehicle and travel with one of our highly qualified and professional safari guides, all members of the Kenya Professional Safari Guides Association (KPSGA).

We contribute to sustainable conservation by supporting eco-friendly establishments and small, private camps / lodges that benefit the local community who in turn help to protect our unique heritage and wildlife. Much has been written about eco tourism and what tour companies do (or do not do) for the environment and wildlife. It appears that many travel organizations however remotely involved, use eco tourism as a marketing tool. As a result, this term has become just a buzzword and lost its true meaning.

We at Sunworld Safaris take our contribution to sustainable conservation extremely seriously and have initiated various activities and programmes. Some of our recent social activities in October / November only include:

  • Another overnight trip for the slum children of St. Peters Catholic Informal School – Korogocho to Lake Nakuru National Park. The school is located in one of the largest slum areas in the country where education is not a priority, bearing in mind that most of the families live from hand to mouth. The school is the brainchild of the Catholic Church whose main objective amongst others is to eradicate poverty through education.
  • We sponsored one-legged cyclist Dedan Ireri for completion of the 35 km annual Cycle With Rhinos at Lake Nakuru National Park. Ireri defied physical odds to finish eight out of 33 in the Kenya Wildlife Servicesponsored race that raised Kshs. 1.6 million to help in rhino conservation.
  • We pledged to assist a team of Swiss Doctors for Stephan Holderegger’s Rhein Valley Hospital who will be coming to Kenya next year in March for four weeks to perform free operations for the poor at the hospital. During this period we will sponsor them with free transportation.
  • A number of trips to Nairobi National Park / Lake Naivasha are planned for the street children of Boma Rescue and Nakupend Kuishi Homes over the next few months. The street children programme is one of the projects handled by Father Daniel Moschetti. They recently won a local competition with a cash price of US$ 3,000, for the best charity projects. This amount will be used for their school, currently sponsoring 900 school children, among them over 200 orphans and a handicapped class.

Further projects will be published as reviews. Please follow the link at the bottom of this article to read them.

Sunworld Safaris are members of the following prestigious organizations within the Kenyan Tourism Industry:

  • KATO (Kenya Association of Tour Operators),
  • EAWLS (East African Wildlife Society),
  • KTF (Kenya Tourism Federation),
  • ESOK (Eco-Tourism Society of Kenya),
Contact Details

Office hours in all our offices:
Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30 pm
Saturdays 8.30 am - 12.30 pm

Sunworld Safaris Nairobi, Kenya
off Riverside Drive
on Riverside Lane
P.O.Box: 39094 Nairobi
Tel: 00 254 2 4445669 / 4445680 / 4445850
Fax: 00 254 2 4445673
Mobile: 00 254 722525400 / 00 254 733 614055 or

Sunworld Safaris UK
Sonal Parekh
Travel & Tours Consultant
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 2680470
Fax: 00 44 (0) 116 2680470
Mobile: 00 44 (0) 7756 730620

Sunworld Safaris Austria
Tel: 00 43 1 9239222
Handy: 0043 650 9 151168


Tour Operators Thu, 14 Dec 2006 13:32:00 +0000