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About Adventure Travel Kenya

Adventure Travel Kenya is a Kenyan based licensed tour operator, our unique location in Nairobi, east Africa’s leading travel hub makes us your ideal travel provider.
Our diverse safari products ensure that you will find all your travel needs one roof. Our well qualified holiday planners pay meticulous attention to detail to give you that all round, perfect experience.

Travel Kenya was founded in the year of 2005 by a professional tour guide having worked in several Tour companies in East Africa and Kenya for over a decade and thought time was ripe to start a Tour company which would cater for different clients’ needs and provide quality services that would would be unforgettable to the client. We have had various experiences with different clients and know that there are expectations by client to be able to see wildlife and have quality meals and accommodation thus we lias with clients to know their budget and points of interests to be able to serve our clients. We offer a wide selection of safari packages from small-group tours, group joining tours and budget camping safaris.

Kenya Adventure safaris take you deep into the parks for feel of the wilderness and up the mountains across vast savannah landscapes to show you the real Africa. Group Joining Safaris are simply pre-packaged holiday tours / Safaris. Joining Safaris are more affordable since  one joins other travelers thus  making it cost effective, Budget Camping Tours  are  affordable one  gets to shelter and sleep in Modern camping  Tented camps  this gives you a real feel of  African Adventure  much  closer to  Mother nature.

We  Adventure Safaris Kenya offers various destinations around East Africa We invite you to contact us for a competitive quote on any of our set packages; if these do not suit your requirements, we will tailor  made  your dream tour into Africa. Adventure travel Kenya ……………re-defined!

We are on Trip Advisor and Safari Bookings.com among others as one of the most competitive Kenyan and African tours and safari operators. Adventure Travel Kenya is a member of America Society of Travel Agencies (ASTA) South African Society of Travel Agencies (SASTA), Kenya Association Of Tour Operators (KATO), Kenya Tour Federations KTF, KATS and The East African wildlife society.

Adventure Travel Safaris is also now sponsoring deaf children from Machakos School of Deaf in Machakos county.

Kalukuni Mixed Day Secondary School
A community School Adventure Travel Kenya Safaris through its partners and Guests works closely with Kalukuni Mixed Secondary School, Kalukuni Primary School, Kasooni Primary School in Yatta District, Machakos County. Kalukuni Mixed Secondary School is an initiative of the elite youth and the community to find the cheapest way in which the poorest in the community can afford to take their children to the secondary school level after primary qualification. The school fees being a Day school is fair and now some can afford while others receive assistance from us and other donors.

The idea behind the school was triggered by the following factors
a) Kalukuni Mixed Secondary School is located in Yatta District, Machakos County which is an Arid zone receiving very little or no rainfall at all annually and though agriculture is the communities prevalence they end up harvesting nothing from their farms ,hence hunger and poverty is a serious threat to livelihood of the locals. With this poverty level nothing will be left to educate their children past primary education though the kids are bright and willing to continue with their education. The primary school drop outs would end up either being criminals or engage in drugs. Girls will engage in early marriages with a high risk of contracting HIV-Aids.

b) Orphaned children from parents who died of HIV AIDS and have no one to take care of their education after primary section. Hence the need for “SOMEONE “to see them through secondary education. The school due to the surrounding environment poverty level has a lot of challenges and lacks basic essential facilities for a conducive learning environment. It is with a lot pleasure and honour that Adventure Travel Kenya invites any willing Donor to support this noble course as guided below

  • Adopt a student
  • Adopt an infrastructure (Dinning, Library, Computer room, Classroom)
  • Adopt a Teacher
  • Adopt students computer(s)
  • Adopt text books
  • Adopt stationery
  • Adopt a feeding program for students
  • Water borehole

For details contact the School principal on
Web: www.adventuretravelkenya.com Or you can contact Adventure Travel Kenya on info@adventuretravelkenya.com

Suswa Maasai community poverty alleviation project
Suswa is also a dry area found within the basin of Great Rift Valley. The inhabitants are the Maasai pastoral community. Water for both human consumption and livestock is very scarce. Since culturally the Maasai are Livestock Keepers and this is their main source of livelihood, Adventure Travel Safaris thought it was wise to talk to its Friends and see how we can avail water to the community. Currently a Director of Adventure Travel James Simiren is through his friends raising funds to sink a borehole for the Suswa community. This we believe will;
Reduce the suffering the he Maasai women trek everyday for almost whole day trying to find water for the family.
Provide water to the Livestock which are economic pillar of the community hence improving on the local population livelihoods Provide clean water and reduce the risk of contacting water borne diseases.

The problem of orphans in Kenya is on the increase as indicated by various government and non governmental organizations reports. This is largely due to the HIV/AIDS scourge. The National Aids and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Programme (NASCOP) estimated that HIV/AIDS orphans would be approximately 965,000 in the year 2012. In the year 2002 an average of 700 people were dying everyday from HIV/AIDS related illness.

HIV/AIDS has a great negative impact on our country and as such it was declared a national disaster in the year 2000 by the then President of Kenya. It heavily burdens the citizens who are already suffering from the effects of poverty, tropical diseases and high levels of illiteracy.

The phenomenon of households headed by children is on the increase due to the deaths of the parents. The eldest children in families are forced by this circumstance to take up the role of the deceased parents. This is especially the case in the urban areas where they are away from their extended families. Such children often drop out of school so that they can earn a living and support their younger siblings. On the other hand in the rural areas you find that grandparents have the burden to bring up their grand children who have been orphaned.

Orphans are faced by many difficulties like lack of basic needs like food, clothing, shelter, medical care and even education. Studies show that they contribute to the largest number of street children as they opt to go to the streets where they beg for handouts and rummage in the garbage in search of food. Other orphans get involved in hazardous activities like prostitution as they struggle to eke for a living.

There is an urgent need to look in to the problems of these orphans by ensuring that their needs are met. There is a great need to empower them so that they can rise above their suffering and disadvantages.

  • Education
  • Health
  • Hiv Aids related
  • Technical training
  • Environment conservation and rehabilitation
  • Support for orphans
  • Sanitation
  • Rehabilitation of street children
  • Agriculture
  • Promotion of democracy, justice and human rights
  • Nutrition
  • Micro financing
  • Water resources
  • Irrigation and dam building
  • Faith development
  • Empowerment of marginalized groups
  • Training and sponsorship

volunteer your profession too and any charity out there we can partner to make this part of the world a better , safer place to live in.

Payment Policy
A deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. The balance is due on arrival before commencement of the tour program. If the reservation is made within 45 days of departure the whole amount must be paid at the time of confirmation. Deposits are payable through swift wire transfers from your bank to ours or credit card via mail order. Details for transfer are provided when you are ready to confirm your booking.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing.
Reservations that are cancelled, reduced in length of stay or reduced in number of occupancy are subject to cancellation and no-show fees. Following is the scale for cancellation charges:

  • 35% if cancelled between 45 and 35days prior to arrival
  • 50% if cancelled between 34 and 15 days prior to arrival.
  • 100% if cancelled 14 days and 24hours prior to arrival

Itinerary Changes
Although every effort is made to adhere to schedules, it should be noted that the hoteliers in Kenya and Tanzania may be obliged to occasionally change routes on safaris as dictated by changing conditions.

Such conditions may be brought about by seasonal rainfall on bush tracks, airfields and in game areas, by game migrations from one region to another, or airline or other booking problems, etc. Adventure Travel Kenya will communicate with you for such itinerary or accommodation changes

Alterations to tours
The right is reserved to change any route or arrangements should conditions necessitate to offer substitutes of equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled tour. The right is also reserved to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time, in which event an equitable amount will be refunded.

Rates
Rates include all expenses in connection with ground transport for the itinerary set out; all entry fees, hotel accommodation, full board where stated, table d’hotel meals, lunches and dhow trips as applicable. Not included are personal expenses such as beverages, laundry and tips.

Special Groups
Please contact us for Travel /Safari Agents Commissions Special Group/Student rates available on request and subject to our appraisal. Our decision regarding commisions is final and non-negotiable.

(A) Lodge Safaris
• Guaranteed window seat and access to photographic roof hatch in specially-equipped, custom built safari bus driven by accomplished driver-guides
• All game drives
• Full board accommodation in lodges/hotels exept for Nairobi hotels that charge for bed and breakfast only.
• All game park entrance fees
• Services of experienced driver guides

(B) Camping Safaris

Transport in a luxury 9 sitter mini-bus
Guaranteed window seat
Services of an experienced driver/Guide
All camping equipment except sleeping bags
All camping and game park entrance fees
3 meals a day prepared by our expert safari cook.

(C) Walking Safari

Transport in a luxury 9-sitter mini-bus
Services of an experienced naturalist /Guides.
Services of an English-speaking driver guide
Services of an experienced safari cook
All camping equipment
All tribal guides

(D) Mountain Climbing

Return Transport from Nairobi except for Kilimanjaro
Guides/porters/Cooks
All accommodation and food on the mountain
All entrance fees
Hotel accommodation where necessary on half board

Not Included
Tips, laundry, drinks, personal insurance, and items of personal nature

What you need on safari

Mountain trekking
Rucksack,
Polythene bag,
Sleeping bag,
Extra warm clothes,
Hiking boots
A good sense of adventure

Tribal Walking Safaris/Camping safaris
Sleeping bags,
Personal spending money,
Films for whole duration safari
Flashlight and batteries.

Incentive Travel
Many people dream of visiting East Africa.
If you are looking for the perfect incentive travel option for your employees, affiliates or partners, why not let their dreams come true and offer them an African safari? Putting together the perfect safari package to suit any individual needs and interests couldn’t be any easier. With our world of safari options, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Safari Styles
We offer the traveler an unparalleled range of options. The incredible diversity of landscapes, cultures, wildlife and activities mean endless opportunities.
With so many choices at hand, some people find the prospect of planning a trip quite daunting. It doesn’t have to be that way. With us it is very easy to plan and prepare for a safari that is as individual as you are, and that satisfies your own personal needs and interests.

Visa and Passport
A valid passport is required for all foreigners entering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Visa requirements vary according too country of origin. Most nationality however, require visa to enter Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. We advise that you check with the nearest Consulate of Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda, if traveling to the respective country. Visa can be processed at the airports upon arrival but this can be very slow. We therefore advise clients to purchase them from their countries of origin before traveling.

Vaccinations
A yellow fever and Cholera vaccination certificate is required in Kenya if visitors are arriving from a country where these diseases are present. Yellow fever certificate is required in Tanzania regardless of country of origin. We advise that all clients seek advice from their doctors when planning to travel. Malaria prophylaxis is recommended

Currency
Kenyan currency is based on the decimal system. The unit of currency is the Shilling divided into 100 cents. Visitors are advised to check currency exchange rates regularly. Banks give slightly better rates of exchange than hotels. It is a serious offense to deface or knowingly damage Kenyan currency. Visitors are strongly advised to avoid street dealers and to transact all currency dealings through official dealers.

Banking
Nairobi, Mombasa and most other principal centers in Kenya have banks with Bureau de Change. Banking hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday, though some open between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on the first and last Saturday of each month. Banks at Jomo Kenyatta and Moi International Airports operate a 24-hour service.

Tipping
A Service Charge is usually included in all tariffs, however the tipping of exceptional service is always appreciated. Customary tips for bar service and room porters are 10% whereas restaurant tariffs that exclude service charge will anticipate a 5% to 10% tip.

Security
In keeping with many tourist centers worldwide, visitors are advised not to leave any valuables in their hotel room when they go out, but to make use of the safe deposit boxes which are available at most hotels and lodges. As in all major cities, it is advisable to avoid back streets at night (especially alone); in fact is it much safer to avoid night walking altogether and use taxis or self-drive hire cars instead. Kenya has an excellent police force and most hotels have experienced security personnel and caring doormen.

Hotel Check-Out-Time
The standard checkout time in Kenya is 10 a.m. regardless of the actual departure time from your hotel. Day room facilities maybe available for clients leaving in the evening or they may allow you keep your room until departure depending on the occupancy of the Hotel. A charge will be payable locally for this service.

Accommodation
Whenever possible we book rooms with private bathrooms on the basis of two persons sharing a double room. Single rooms are available at supplementary cost but neither single room nor rooms with private bath can be guaranteed especially within the national parks and game reserves. Hotels, where mentioned, are named as an indication of category and rooms may be reserved at similar hotels.