Guides in 30 African countries work with Safarisource
Safarisource empowers local guides in 30 African countries to show travelers their cultural and natural heritage. We have selected a few of our top local hosts to introduce themselves and their work in short video messages.
Introducing Your Guides
- Africa has a safari for every traveller – and the perfect guide for every safari. What will your travel story be? Browse the profiles of our top local hosts to find out more about who should take you to Africa. All our hosts can tailor a unique package to match your desires.
- The below profiles introduce you to a few of our favorite local hosts. We work with hundreds of tourism professionals across the continent and regularly update this page to present more of our hosts to you.
- You can inquire directly with the local hosts, on one of their travel packages. Click ‘More Details’ to connect directly with the host. Alternatively, let our Safarisource booking buddies tailor a unique and individualized tour for you.
Mary is the boss of Kenya’s first climate neutral tour agency and has been working with Safarisource since the beginning of 2019. Not only do her tours benefit the planet, proceeds from her safaris empower local women who harvest and sell tea at her tea plantation. Adding to her impressive resume, Mary, who is half-Maasai also holds a doctorate. She partakes in the Commonwealth Initiative She Trades. Mary’s tours offer great value-for-money, cultural insights and engaging wildlife-viewing op ...Read more >>
Loserian has been guiding for over 15 years. He is a Maasai elder from Ngorongoro and runs a foundation, Nimo Tanzania, to fund higher education for talented youth from local Maasai and Datoga families in the Ngorongoro. As a wildlife guide, Loserian has a 6th sense for tracking animals and can recognize over 200 birds by the shape of their shadow. He is a cultural ambassador for northern Tanzania; through his community work he is a ‘household name’ with the local Maasai, Hadzabe Bushmen, Da ...Read more >>
Hilda and Emma
Hilda and Emma are the powerhouse sisters organizing the best high-end and bespoke safaris in Uganda. Through their charitable foundation, Hilda and Emma support orphans and disadvantaged children in rural Uganda, helping them access the education that can turn them into society leaders. A waste-management program aims to reduce the carbon footprint of Ugandans and heal Ugandan soil. Safaris with Hilda and Emma take guests off-the-beaten track; besides classical primate safaris, guests get to im ...Read more >>
Mpairo (Christian name John) is a wildlife guide from Narok, Maasai Mara and a local Maasai elder. He started his tour operator business together with his German wife Corinna. Together they offer homestays in the traditional Maasai boma that Corinna built with her own hands. He has been guiding through Safarisource for almost two years. He enjoys the cultural exchange that meeting travelers from all over the world provides and he is proud to show travelers the natural heritage that Kenya has to ...Read more >>
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Originally from Mozambique, Felsch (Christian name Isaac) came to South Africa for a better life. He is now living in St Francis, Eastern Cape and has been hosting travelers on behalf of Safarisource since 2018. He’s a dreamer and a do-er and a talented wildlife spotter. Felsch will take you across South Africa and eSwatini and on special occasions, on cross African tours into countries like Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. A real talent for language, Felsch is fluent in local Mozam ...Read more >>
Edwin, Lomayani and Team
Based in Arusha, these guides pride themselves with some of the best reviews out there. Travelers across the world rave about Shadow's of Africa. Providing highest standard safaris, giving back to the community and putting a smile on everyone's face is what these guys do.
Juma is a tour guide and entrepreneur based in the coastal city of Mombasa. From there, he organizes and guides some of the most exciting and competitively priced tours of Tsavo East and West, Shimba Hills and the Amboseli. If you are looking to add on a safari to your beach vacation, or would like to combine bush and beach in Kenya, Juma is your guy.
The Other Animals Safaris
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We are “the other animals” of the Kruger National Park and it is our total commitment to ensure that you will have the safari experience of a lifetime! From the moment of first contact to your final farewell to this magnificent place, we will share our passion, enthusiasm and dedication with you. Join the exclusive club of captivated guests that have had a life-changing adventure with The Other Animals Safaris.
Sisa is one of the most popular guides and tourism entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe. His excitement for Zimbabwe and the African wilderness is infectious and his passionate guiding skills leave everyone longing to return as soon as possible. Sisa is accredited to guide throughout Southern Africa. When he is not guiding or organizing tours, he is building a village community center outside of Vic Falls. At the center, children have the opportunity to follow extracurricular classes and tourists get to pa ...Read more >>
Robert is a professional tour operator and wildlife guide in East and Central Africa. He is the founder of Ovacado adventures. He organizes budgets, mid-range, luxury and camping safaris. As a wildlife guide, Robert is an adventure ambassador for Uganda wildlife. Activities he carries out are Gorilla tracking/habituation, Chimp tracking/ habituation, Mountain Climbing, Birding, culture, Honeymoon, nature walks, game drives and Boat Cruises. Finally when you see someone putting on his ...Read more >>