Kenya

About African Quest Safaris

African Quest Safaris Ltd is a leading couture Destination Management Company based in Kenya and Tanzania with partner operations in neighbouring countries.

Their mission is to deliver seamless, value for money and memorable holiday experiences to every customer across the globe. Their vision is to transcend into offering more sustainable and ethical products in the tourism sphere. African Quest Safaris (AQS) believes that safaris are couture travel where one size does not fit all.

In 1994, Tasneem Adamji (CEO and Founder) started African Quest Safaris Ltd (AQS). A renaissance woman, who truly believes in the magic of Africa and passionately wants her clients to enrich themselves in this experience. She wants her travellers to see the true soul of Africa through a new dimension of handcrafted holidays. Taher Adamji joined the company as General Manger in 1995, to bring his expertise and hands-on management to AQS. He is an operations wizard, who along with his staff provide those legendary glitch free safaris.

Their style of working, professionalism and being ever present for their customer is the secret to AQS becoming the most sought out boutique travel company. The company’s 35 plus staff are young, dynamic and dedicated. The team is trained relentlessly with an accent on personal integrity and business ethics and a determination to deliver to every client’s needs.

African Quest Safaris recognizes that in conducting its business, it has a responsibility to the environment and the communities in which it operates. The very nature of their business implies that they must always ensure our activities have the least possible negative impact on the environment, now and in the long term. The Management therefore believes that the most effective way of implementing a sustainable tourism policy is to integrate the policy’s main points into all the company’s relevant mainstream business activities.

That is why African Quest Safaris is proud to be TRAVELIFE Certified with guides, consultants, accountants, administrators and the management having gone through the rigorous training to become Sustainability Managers.

Tourist destination highlights

• Go on adventure safaris to view abundant wildlife and landscapes including the Big Five.

• Take off in hot air balloons or helicopters and fly over the spectacular wilderness.

• Release your inner courage by sky-diving in the white sandy beaches of Diani.

• Experience the cultural life in remote and authentic tribal villages across the country.

• Test your limits while mountain climbing in the highest mountains in Africa.

• Play golf in the backdrop of the wild or looking across to glistening waters of lakes and the sea.

• Get your adrenaline rush by white water rafting or canopy tours.

• Discover the secrets of the deep by scuba diving and snorkelling in the Indian Ocean.

• Relax under ‘Canvas’ in the palm of mother nature.

• Celebrate your honeymoon, baby moons or anniversary in incredibly scenic locations.

African Quest Safaris

African Quest Safaris

CONTACT INFO
Tasneem Adamji
AQS House | Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 44027 Nairobi 00100 Kenya

Tel: +254 41 2227052
www.africanquestsafaris.com

Products & Services
• FIT and Group Tours
• Family Groups
• Special Interest Tours
• Business Tourism and Incentives
• Conferences & Corporate travel
• Transport and Ground Logistics support
• Ground Handling
• Safaris with multi-lingual guides
• VIP Airport meet & Greet
• Booking of Private Air Charters

Selected Tours
Kenya Migration Special_7 days
Kenya Rediscovered (Luxury Fly In)_10 days
Northern Kenya – Lake Turakna Safari_9 days
Photographers Realm Kenya_12 days
Beyond the Trails_18 days
Golf and Safari in Kenya_8 days
Highlights of Kenya_11 days
Kenya Bush and Beach Safari_14 days
Kenya Family Safari_8 days
Selected day excursions

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Kenya

Destination Overview

The most revered of Africa’s safari destinations, Kenya is located in East Africa, straddled by the Equator. The incredible diversity of landscapes, cultures, wildlife, and activities mean endless opportunities for visitors to Kenya. Kenya offers a diverse range of environments all within relatively close proximity to one another and has an excellent domestic travel infrastructure. Kenya’s rich diversity of wildlife means that no two experiences in the wild are ever the same. Visitors to Kenya can experience and see completely different things. In a single trip to Kenya, you can visit tropical forests, beautiful beaches, deserts, climb mountains and explore the wild.

In Kenya, it is possible to plan a safari that blends adventure and relaxation, luxury and natural simplicity, social experiences, and solitude. Here you can experience a different safari every day. The hospitality of the people of Kenya is legendary; you are sure to be met with a lovely smile from the city to the remote villages. Kenyans are multi-lingual with English and Swahili as the main languages spoken by all. It’s a swirl of different cultures and tribes from all over the world blending to form something for everyone. Kenyans are also multi-religious with freedom to practice any form of religion.

Kenya is on the equator therefore we do not have major seasons. The climate is very pleasant and variations in altitude and terrain can create contrasts. Generally, in the Highlands the climate is cool and temperate; elsewhere the temperatures can reach approximately 35’C during the day. The coast is quite humid and balmy. Over most of the country there are two rainy seasons; the “short rains” which occur from late October through November and the “long rains” which occur from late March to early June. It is perfectly possible to visit Kenya during the rainy season, few roads are affected, the park is fresh and green and there are fewer people and vehicles. Rain usually falls in the late afternoon preceded by bright, sunny and fresh days.

Kenya has 3 major cities: Mombasa at the Coast, Kisumu in Lake Victoria and Nairobi as the Capital City also known as the ‘Green City in The Sun.’ Nairobi prides itself with being the only City in the world with a thriving National Park. There are over 20 mountains and hills in Kenya that encompasses the Kenyan highlands. Most common include Mt. Kenya (highest 5199 meters), Elgon (4321 meters), Kipipiri (3349 meters) and Longonot (2776 meters). The most common savannah regions include the famous Masai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo East & West National Parks and Samburu National Park.

The Great Rift valley offers an abundance of water and birdlife, especially flamingos, pelicans, and fish eagles. Common lake regions include Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, and Lake Baringo. The East African Coast touches the Indian Ocean, thus ensuring year-round warm waters and pristine beaches. Famous beach destinations in Kenya include Mombasa, Diani (South Coast), Malindi, Lamu, Watamu.

Wilderness Areas – The diversity of game in the wilderness and the unique landscape of Kenya is simply breathtaking; it’s easy to understand why this is the authentic home of safaris.

Northern Kenya – With a fun all-terrain vehicle, tour these rugged terrains and experience the thrills, well cut out landscapes that flourish into the horizon and even desert wildlife.

City Escapes  – Starting with the ‘World’s only wildlife capital’ of Nairobi city to the Gateway city of East Africa, Mombasa and Lake Victoria’s hub, Kisumu, our metros are modern with a blend of cultures from across the globe.

Cultural & Heritage sites  – You could choose to stay in the villages and experience untainted traditional ways of life or experience the magnificent 6 World Heritage sites identified by UNESCO.

Highlands and Valleys – Enjoy pure and unspoilt landscapes and the spectacular views of the green upcountry and a whim of nature cascades across the meandering hills.

Indian Ocean Coastline – The pristine tropical beaches of East Africa have received numerous awards as the most beautiful beaches in the world, palm trees, soft white sands, and pure, blue waters.

Great Rift Valley Lakes – From bird watcher’s paradise, spectacular scenes of hot springs and geysers, to pristine nature islands.

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