WHY RICKSHAW?

The Rickshaw Travel Group ("Rickshaw Travels") was founded in May 1988. From our humble beginnings as a small travel agency, we have grown and expanded into several countries and today have 28 years of experience in the travel business, both corporate and leisure... read more .

J.K INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - NAIROBI, KENYA

For all of you worried about flying into Kenya, please note that the airport is 90% up and running

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SAY NO TO POACHING – THE WALK HAS BEGUN

The Walk for Elephants has started – it began  in Arusha on August 25th and is to end in Dar es salaam on September 14th

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TRAVEL NEWS | SEPTEMBER 2013

Fastjet - you will now have an affordable getaway to Johannesburg - Fastjet's first flight from Dar es Salaam to Jo'burg is scheduled forSeptember 27th with ticket prices substantially less than those charged by South African Airlines

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SCHENGEN AREA UPDATE

On August 21, 2013, Switzerland will apply a new Schengen area-wide requirement

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HIDEAWAY NUNGWI ZANZIBAR

Also opened recently on the north west coast of Zanzibar, spread over 10 hectares of pristine land, this 5 star beach resort is an oasis of a soft sandy beach, a perfect getaway in paradise, which also boasts a 50m infinity fresh water pool

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SOUTH AFRICA: WHALE WATCHING

From now until November, Southern Right Whales are highly visible along the Cape south coast, making this the perfect time of year for a whale-watching trip

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SAND RIVER MASAI MARA CAMP

The Elewana Collection opened its first bush camp in Kenya on July 1

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ROYAL ORCHID HOTELS NOW MANAGING MALAIKA BEACH RESORT

Malaika Beach Resort, Mwanza now under new management - Royal Orchid Hotels is amongst India’s fastest growing hotel chains

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SERENGETI MIGRATION UPDATE

Nomad Tanzania updated it’s blog on the migration of the wildebeest - After their very early arrival in the North, the migration is now well spread out across the Northern Serengeti with plenty of animals in the Mara River and Sand River areas, a few towards Kichwa Tembo Rd and again big herds on the Bologonja side and on the Kogatende side

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2 MORE LISTED AS KENYA'S WORLD HERITAGE SITES

The Mount Kenya World Heritage Site (WHS) was recently expanded to include two additional conservation areas, namely Lewa Downs and the Ngare Ndare Forest

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