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Remember the experience for a life time.......

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 Feedback

extracts from an email message to our MD.

"A note to thank you and Lilian so much for arranging such an enjoyable safari to Sweetwaters where we saw everything, lovely smart tents and good food and these young friends should remember the experience for a life time." Caroline H.

Thank you for helping us organise such a wonderful start to married life together

Friday, 07 November 2014 Feedback

Honeymoon clients from Australia

"We had an absolutely brilliant time on our trip.  It was incredibly special and really the trip of a lifetime.  We coudn't fault the service and experience at Bateleur Camp and had the most special time there, we were totally spoilt by the staff.  Ras Nungwi in Zanzibar was a great hotel choice too." from Nicholas and Alice H.

Colobus Cottage was a real insiders tip.

Friday, 07 November 2014 Feedback

from an email ......

"We had such a lovely time - thanks for the advice, we can highly recommend the Colobus cottage.  For people who love it simple, but cosy and peaceful it's an ideal get-away.  A very beautiful environment, the cottages are equipped nicely with cosy fire places, the food you can order is excellent, the staff (and especially the owners) are very lovely and nice. 

The combination with the Ol Pejeta Conservancy is ideal, also a lovely place to be.

It is highly recommendable to have a good four-wheel car, we got stuck because of the heavy rains and also good shoes (gumboots) to walk around the house there or down to the river."

exceprt from an email from Constanze B. Nov 2014

We had the most AMAZING holiday......

Monday, 03 November 2014 Feedback

excerpt from an email to our MD

 "We had the most AMAZING holiday - better than I dared hope it would be.....The SAFARI Company is excellent.  We had a great time in the Mara and Henry found us our cheetah and leopard..... He really is such a find, we quite missed him when we had to say good bye. Diani was lovely and Asha is now under new management, they own Lions Buff as well. It is only so sad that there are so few tourists at the beach - sad for the locals that is, so many hotels were just shut up." Louise T and family, UK 

Next holiday we will get in touch for sure.....

Thursday, 23 October 2014 Feedback

Feedback from an email received today

"Thank you so much, we had a great safari. It was so fantastic. Robert is a great guy

 Thank you also for the tshirts and stuff

 Have a great day. Next holiday we go on we will for sure get in touch with you again."

sent via email from Maria B, Denmark.

The SAFARI Company were fantastic AGAIN.......

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 Feedback

Received through an agent and their repeat clients from Australia.....

"If we can get another group together then we will plan to go again next year."

"Our meet and greet was actually as we literally stepped off the aircraft. The four of us were taken to a mini bus and the rest of the flight people went to the usual airport bus to be ferried to the customs and immigration. We got our visas from the airport. all very quick and easy. We were  escorted the whole way through to the arrivals area where Ann and Henry were waiting. It was great service!!!

The landcruiser was the same as last year but this time each seat has Masaii blankets on them. They looked great and set the holiday off it a great start.  Each lodge was fantastic.  Definitely 4+  in just about each of them. Food was fantastic.  Bedding and rooms excellent. The game viewing was brilliant. We saw so much. Many many lions, cheetah in two parks, leopard - omg was awesome. We found one in a tree. All by ourselves. No other vehicles. Amazing!  We saw a small piece of the migration. Even a crocodile catching a small wildebeest in the river.  That was sad.  Great birds.  Honey badgers - another very lucky sighting and a leopard tortoise. Of course there were heaps of other sightings but they were definitely the highlights. 

Roads had improved. That was also a plus!  

The school .......... An amazing emotional experience. We had a very full and fun time at the school.  The kids were amazing and the teachers along with the board members. They cooked us a traditional kikuyu meal for lunch on our first day there. The school kids performed and did different songs and poems. We painted the blackboards. Opened the water taps officially from our fund raising. All very encouraging that they are doing great things and using the money raised very well."

Best vacation ever........

Friday, 17 October 2014 Feedback

Feedback received on Facebook

"Thank you to Lillian, Robert and Andrew for planning and executing our amazing Kenya adventure! ‪#‎BestVacationEver‬ ‪#‎TheSafariCompany‬"
feedback received on Facebook from Kristen deH, USA

The amazing SAFARI Company

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 Feedback

Feedback received on Facebook

"I would just like to say how amazing The SAFARI Company were in organising my parents holiday to the Mara in August this year. Such a fantastic and well organised time, especially through Hen in the office who was great. They even dropped off the information on the safari at my house, along with a little zebra magnate who now sits on my fridge! Many thanks again, great work team!"

feedback received on Facebook from Moon M, USA

A great experience all around .....

Thursday, 04 September 2014 Feedback

comments from European Royalty who travelled with us in August 2014.

"Lilian was an absolute darling: helpful, competent, kind and caring".

 

 

 

A very compassionate person

Thursday, 31 July 2014 Feedback

and another entry......

1.     Q: Did your Driver/Guide do anything special for you? If so, what?

2.       A: We all enjoyed and were thankful that he shared so much information about Kenya, its history, its present day status.  When we packed up food we had not eaten from our safari lunches, he gave it to Maasai children and park workers.  This greatly impressed us and had we known he would do this, I believe we would have eaten less.  He is a very compassionate person.

 

The best driver we have ever had in Kenya!

Thursday, 31 July 2014 Feedback

We don’t talk about our driver/guides much …. Our clients do though, please see feedback received today:

Q: Do you think your Driver/Guide tried his best?

A:  "Yes!  Robert was the best driver my husband and I have had in Kenya.  His knowledge of the routes we were traveling, the places we stayed, and on safaris the animals, the plants, the birds, and environment were superb!  He was so friendly and personable.  We all immediately felt comfortable with him.  In fact, some of us will be returning and we definitely want him as our driver again."

 

We were handled with great aplomb and constant attention.

Thursday, 31 July 2014 Feedback

Excerpt from an email from a wonderful repeat client.

"Lilian was absolutely great!  We appreciated her constant attention to our questions – though our group was small, it was still rather difficult because everyone seemed to have different questions and concerns.  She handled us all with great aplomb.  When we met her in person, we were taken with her big smiles and good humor" from Loretta S, USA July 2014.

 

Hope Our Paths Cross Again Soon

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 Feedback

Excerpt from an email to Lilian

"Just a brief note to thank you very much for all your help (and patience) in making our visit to Kenya such an amazing experience for all the children.......

Hope our paths may cross again soon.  We would like to be able to repeat the whole experience next year."

Five stars

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 Feedback

Excerpts from the Questionnaire that we hand out to clients

"Despite alot of rain and challenging conditions our guide was fantastic in every respect. His driving was excellent and he was great at putting me in the best position for photos".  from Chris J., NY travelled in March 2014.

we LOVED Kenya......

Monday, 31 March 2014 Feedback

from an email to Richard

"We had a great time! We enjoyed our driver Simon and he was very competent and knowledgeable.
We loved Amboseli and Masai Mara parks and the accommodation for these places. We loved Kenya and the week has made us want to see more."

Adele T., Canada travelled in October 2013

We had a great time! We enjoyed our driver Simon and he was very competent and knowledgeable.

We loved Amboseli and Masi Mara parks and the accommodation for these places. We loved Kenya and the week has made us want to see more.

wonderful safari ......

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 Feedback

from an email to Lilian

Thank you again for our wonderful safari this Christmas. Our whole family had a great time. Thanks again for your excellent service.
Cameron J. from Canada

"Thank you again for our wonderful safari this Christmas. Our whole family had a great time. Thanks again for your excellent service."
Cameron J. from Canada

words are not nearly enough for all you have done for us....

Sunday, 16 February 2014 Feedback

from an email to Lilian

"How can I possibly ever think of anything but your country? It is like a beautiful movie, and we are all forever changed. It feels unreal to have seen so much. I eagerly await to return!"

Sandy, Viagio Travel

Thank you

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 Feedback

For a great Experience!

I just wanted so write to thank you so much for your help organising the safari that Roberta, Shane and I completed yesterday. It was absolutely amazing.

A special mention to Henry, our tour guide for the journey. He was wonderful and I wanted to thank you for allowing him to take us on our trip. He truly made the trip even more memorable and you are very lucky to have him as part of your company.

"I will recommend you highly to all my family and friends and hope to come back to Africa one day soon and will be in touch to safari with you again.

Thank you so very much.

Keep well."

Mrs J.F. - Safari organised by Anne in January 2014.

 

 

 

thanks for organising a great trip

Monday, 18 November 2013 Feedback

from an email to Lilian

"Thanks for organising a great holiday plan, we got picked up and delivered to Wilson airport on time and had great assistance at the airport.
We have completed the climb of Mt Kilimanjaro and it has all gone to plan. The company provided excellent Guides for us and it was through them that it has been such a great time. They were also very good at the airport and we proceed through customs etc. very efficiently." Andrew, October 2013

a magical experience

Thursday, 17 October 2013 Feedback

Posted in Facebook reviews October 2013

"The SAFARI Company planned a safari I took with my parents in July; everything needed to be perfect for our first (and quite possibly) only trip to Kenya and Tanzania...and everything WAS perfect. Each dot was connected along the way, from transfers to communication with tented camps to arranging the best guides possible. I would highly recommend working with The Safari Company if you are blessed to be planning a trip to Africa. They will make your experience quite magical." Karlene, Boston, USA Sept 2013

made our trip an amazing success

Monday, 16 September 2013 Feedback

Feedback sent on 16th September 2013 by a legal firm, who are corporate clients

"Thank you for arranging our Partners Retreat at Mara Intrepids.  We had a great trip and they are already looking forward to next years event...  Mara Intrepids really looked after us and arranged many "surprises", thank you for this.  We arrived to dancers and 5th Anniversary cakes, they brought all their staff members up from accounts, front office, medical etc to meet us even!!! The rooms were great, drivers fantastic, they did a great complimentary sundowner for us, they had no problem with us stopping by trees to have drink at sundowner time, they really went out of their way which made our trip an amazing success.  We even saw lions, a leopard and a cheetah within half an hour on the first day.  The final bush breakfast was so much fun and loved by all also."

did a great job with us

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 Feedback

Feedback sent on 3rd September 2013 by a direct client, Michelle.

"Lilian did a great job with us - considering that we did so little research and didn't really know what we wanted, having 3 out of 4 places be so spot on is pretty good."

..had a wonderful honeymoon

Thursday, 22 August 2013 Feedback

Feedback sent 22nd August 2013

client travelled with us via the owners of Almanara resort, Diani...

"I have been meaning to get back to you on this. They left us yesterday and had a wonderful honeymoon. They said their Safari was amazing and they saw a high quality selection of game. The loved the camp and complimented the hosts / owners (who's names I forget) - in particular. They were treated to a honeymooner candle-lit dinner on their last night which they loved. Thanks so much and please pass my personal thanks onto the guys at Kicheche Valley."

an excellent job creating an itinerary for us

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 Feedback

from an email to Lilian

"You did an excellent job creating an itinerary for us especially since we had no time to research much ourselves.
I know I was the one who didn't want to go to The Ark, but the next day's game drive and visit to the rhino and chimp rescue centers was rushed and disappointing. Next time, I would spend the extra day at Mara or deal with the tourist issues at the Ark.
I think having a great driver like Andrew helped a lot, too. He's a skilled driver, jovial, accommodating, and not only knows how to find the big cats, he can tell where they're going at get us positioned for the good pictures before the other safari cars show up.
It was a really wonderful trip-- thank you for your help putting it together." Julie Lerner, August 2013

an unbelieveable holdiay

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 Feedback

from an email to our touring staff August 2013

"Hi Harriet, Richard & Lilian,
Just a quick note to say thank you so much for organising an unbelievable holiday. The safari was brilliant, everything I hoped for and more, and Hamisi was a brilliant guide and great company. All the safari hotels were out of this world, and I think we owe you for the fact that we seemed to have the best room in each of them! Thank you all so much. Kenya is a brilliant country and I have already recommended yourselves to all our friends and family :)
Thanks" - Tim, August 2013

superb safari

Thursday, 01 August 2013 Feedback

Sent to us from Chris, 1st August 2013

"A line to thank you very much for your efforts and organisation on our behalf. We had a superb safari and everything worked out pretty well as planned."

a holiday of a lifetime

Saturday, 27 July 2013 Feedback

Sent 27th July 2013

review

we had an absolutely wonderful time

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 Feedback

sent via email to our staff

"Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our safari and thank everybody at the Safari Company for making it a trip we will never forget. And thank you again for the special present for Chelsea for her 12th birthday - a birthday she will always hold dear. We will send through some video footage of the safari, in particular the episode with the cheetahs. Please bear with us as it will take a little time to plough through the many hours of video we have taken and organise everything! Again – thanks so much. We had an absolutely wonderful time. Cheers" - Jeff, July 2013

impressed with responsiveness

Friday, 28 June 2013 Feedback

from returned questionnaire and Facebook

"Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our safari through Kenya and Tanzania and thank everybody at The Safari Company for making it a trip we will never forget. And thank you again for the special present for Chelsea for her 12th birthday - a birthday she will always hold dear." Julie, Australia June 2013

The Mara was a triumph.....

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 Feedback

from an email to one of our "safari specialists"

"The Mara was a triumph. Quite breathtaking, even though you know what you are expecting to see, when you actually come face to face with these animals it really does have an incredible impact. Ilkeliani was also a huge success. Clare kept telling me it wasn't one of those terribly swanky camps and would be quite basic, but I found it to be absolutely fantastic. The tents were big, they had full walk-in bathrooms, fully tiled, with proper loo, and very spaciousl shower. Food was the not exactly haute-cuisine, but perfectly pleasant. But the staff team were utterly delightful and they very much took the boys under their wing which made it very special for them. We have some terrific photos of the boys with the Masai askari, and then with one of the young warriors who took us on a walking trip.  The whole trip was very special indeed, and I must give enormous credit to you for your perseverance as we rejected one suggestion after another. It was, we all agreed, simply the best holiday we have ever had. What more can I say?" - Colin, May 2012

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