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“Awesome safari, friendly customer service”

F. King Tours and Safaris - Day Tours
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Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews
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“Awesome safari, friendly customer service”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I did 2 days Tsavo East safari with F. Kings during the Easter, staying in Voi Wildlife Lodge for 1 night.
Organising and customer service/communicating was really quick with e-mail. They organised me a private safari in less than 24 hours.
The driver&guide (ask for Albert!) was awesome: he was the first to spot 2 lions! Professional and informational in guiding.
Totally recommended!

Visited April 2014
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Nottinghamshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent service”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Organisation and communication were superb with Farid our driver was very knowledgable of the park and went out his way to make sure we saw all the animals.We did Tsavo East 2 day safari and stayed 1 night at Voi Safari Lodge the setting of this hotel was amazing however the hotel has become very tired and dated lunch was ok but our evening meal was not very good.We would use this company again but stay at a different hotel.

Visited April 2014
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London
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“A great safari”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Farid was very good at responding to emails when we were planning the safari, and payment was made into a UK bank wihich gave us confidence. He arranged an excellent safari for just the two of us - tailor made as we wanted to be picked up from Nairobi and delivered 5 days later to Malindi. We went via Amboseli, Tsavo West and Tsavo East and stayed at Amboseli Serena Lodge, Kilaguni Serena Lodge, Saltlick Sarova Lodge and Aruba Ashnil Lodge. The lodges were all great and we particularly loved Kilaguni right next to a water hole with outstanding views of animals from the restaurant. Hashim was an excellent driver - very considerate of our desire to stop and photograph any animal we saw (a wide variety including about 300 elephant in total), and also very keen to try and find some of the elusive cats. We had a game drive each morning before breakfast then another in the afternoon and there was always enough time to relax inbetween. Our driver was interesting to talk to and made the whole trip very enjoyable. Farid phoned us a few times too, just to check that all was well. I would have no hesitation in recommending this safari company.

Visited April 2014
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norfolk
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“superb”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We done a three day safari with my parents in March.What my dad booked for us Farid organised down to the last detail and more than we expected .Our guide was outstanding the knowledge he had was amazing would highly recommend Farid kings tours .Well done everything was 1st class we will certainly remember our 25th anniversary all the animals we experienced look forward to booking with you again we stayed at serena maya would highly recommend this hotel .

Visited March 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“F.King Safari - Great service”
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Communication to UK was excellent which gave us confidence, we had used other safaris before who delayed us with paperwork in Mombasa, F Kings promised they wouldn't and were true to their word... 4x4 was there early and exactly as described, plenty water, good driver. comfortable 4x4 - we did Shimba Hills Lodge, it's a great lodge and the wildlife around the lodge was pretty good too... More in Tsavo or Ambosseli than in Shimba Hills on the actual safari but we've done them so wanted to see Shimba anyway, plus it's only 40 minutes from the South Coast... A group of 8 and all had a great time, over about 1.5 days... We will use F King again and to top it all they were the best price too :-)

Visited March 2014
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