Based in Nairobi, the gateway to East African famous national parks, Shalom Safaris grew up out of the local community. Our highly personalized safaris and treks offer a unique window into the landscape, wildlife and culture of this extraordinary region.
Founded in 2007, we are a socially responsible adventure travel company offering customized hiking and safari packages to beautiful East African Countries (Kenya, Uganda Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi). Whether looking for a special honeymoon safari or a trek to Africa’s highest peak, we’ll work with you to create unforgettable adventures. Talk to us about your dream Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi tour. We’ll make it come true.
Shalom is a Jewish word meaning Peace, the lightening fast and agile predator that inspired Shalom Safaris founder, Paul Mbaya.
Each of our guides has at least seven years experience as a safari guide in East Africa meaning you will be guided by knowledgeable and skilled tourism professionals throughout your trip.
We offer many kinds of guides and support staff during our mountain climbs and safaris. During a standard or luxury safari, explore East Africa’s parks with a Shalom Safaris driver-guide; or during a budget camping safari, travel with both a driver-guide and chef.
Our passionate and highly trained mountain crew totals about 150 people, including guides, assistant guides, cooks and porters. Many of our guides and cooks began their careers with us as porters and have been part of Shalom Safaris since we started in 2007.
Our mountain guides each have a minimum seven years experience hiking Kilimanjaro, while most of our porters, assistant guides and cooks have been climbing for at least five years. Shalom’s chief guides and most assistant guides are Wilderness First Responder certified. Many of our cooks and porters have first-aid training.
During a Kilimanjaro climb, hike with at least one head guide, an assistant guide, cook and several porters.
We also offer excursions to exotic beach destinations like Zanzibar, and fly-in, fly-out packages to isolated parks in Southern and Western Tanzania and to the Masai Mara in Kenya. Machison falls in Uganda, Chimpanzee in Uganda and Rwanda.
We want you to enjoy the wonderful travel experiences that inspired us to found Shalom Safaris. To do this, we take the stress and hassle out of your adventure.
If you lose something on the way here, we’ll find a replacement. If your baggage is delayed, we’ll send it to you on safari or up the mountain.
We are constantly scouring East Africa to monitor the quality and standards of your accommodation, ensuring you have the best possible options.
Many of our employees have been with us since Shalom Safaris began. They know the terrain intimately and take great pride in their work. They will never compromise your safety.
At Shalom Safaris we are a close community. Most of us live in The East African Capital Cities . From management to the guides and porters, we know each other well and have a special mutual respect. We regularly meet all requirements of fair treatment of porters as set by Mt. Kenya, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Elgon, Mt. Longonot, Mt. Kibo, Ruwenzori etc. Porters Assistance Project.
We tailor itineraries to suit your time of travel and maximize your experience by ensuring you’re in the right location at the right time. Most people experience only one safari – we want to make this your once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Shalom Safaris offers a range of the best possible luxury, standard and budget safari accommodation to suit your budget. We can also combine luxury and standard safaris; or include a few lodge nights during a budget camping safari.
Safaris are priced individually based on the parks and lodges visited. Please email email@example.com for a quote.
|2016-2017 Kilimanjaro Prices|
|Machame 6 days:||2 to 3 people US $2399/person / 4 to 8 people US $2099/person / More than 8 people US $1859/person|
|Marangu 6 days:||2 to 3 people US $2199/person / 4 to 8 people US $1899/person / More than 8 people US $1659/person|
|Machame 7 days:||2 to 3 people US $2699/person / 4 to 8 people US $2399/person / More than 8 people US $2149/person|
|Lemosho 7 days:||2 to 3 people US $2799/person / 4 to 8 people US $2399/person / More than 8 people US $2199/person|
|Rongai 6 days:||2 to 3 people US $2559/person / 4 to 8 people US $2169/person / More than 8 people US $1989/person|
|Rongai 7 days:||2 to 3 people US $2659/person / 4 to 8 people US $2429/person / More than 8 people US $2179/person|
|Lemosho 8 days:||2 to 3 people US $3099/person / 4 to 8 people US $2799/person / More than 8 people US $2499/person|
|Northern Circuit 9 days:||2 to 3 people US $3459/person / 4 to 8 people US $3129/person / More than 8 people US $2799/person|
All ascents via Crater Camp incur an additional USD 350 per person charge.
If you would like to add a shower tent to your trip, the additional price is $350 per group.
Single tent supplement: USD 30 per night
|2016-2017 Meru Prices|
|Three-Day Climb:||2 people US $839/person / 3 to 5 people US $809/person / More than 5 people US $729/person|
|Four Day Climb:||2 people US $969/person / 3 to 5 people US $919/person / More than 5 people US $839/person|