“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain
Kichaka Tours and Travel started its operation in March 2016 as an inbound tour operator offering private and customized safaris. Kichaka Tours and Travel is a limited company registered in Kenya and licensed by Tourism Regulatory Authority to offer Tours and Safaris.
Its first offices were located in view park towers. It then moved to its current offices on 1st avenue Thome Estate along Thika road.
Kichaka Tours and Travel is committed to offering quality services to our clients. As a result of the commitment, we were rewarded with the coveted certificate of excellence by Tripadvisor in 2018.It is our aim to get the award every year. The company also has stellar reviews from our clients on independent sites like tripadvisor and safaribookings.
The team at Kichaka tours and travel is made up of professionals in the tourism industry who have tourism academic qualification and several years of work experience.
The following are the team members
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND CSR
Tourism is one of the world fastest growing industry.As a result it has its own share of problems such as social dislocation,loss of cultural heritage, economic dependence and ecological degradation.
Kichaka Tours and Travel is aware of the negative impacts as a result of tourism activities and are committed towards practising or supporting tourism practices that mitigate this ramifications.We endeavour to practice sustainable tourism which can be defined as ‘’tourism that respects both local people and the traveller,cultural heritage and the environment’’ .
We have partnered with organisations that support sustainable tourism and collectively we can address the negative impact of tourism.
One such organisation is Ecotourism Kenya.It is involved in sustainable tourism planning, and campaigns, community mobilization and sensitization, product identification and development and environmental/social audits.
The other organization is travelife.Travelife is a leading training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reaching sustainability. The Travelife certification programme follows a three-stage approach. We are currently at the travelife engaged stage. We are working towards achieving travel partner status and eventually becoming travelife certified .
At the our company level, we are also engaged in energy saving activities like the use of natural light in the offices etc.
To attain top level ranking in the provision of unrivalled quality of service.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
We endeavour to anticipate and dutifully respond to the needs of the traveling community by providing top notch services as well as unforgettable experiences amid promoting sustainable tourism practices.