Steeped in the safari industry since 1989, As You Like It takes its famous name from the Shakespearian play and reflects the class, flexibility and personality that founder Vivien Prince believed were essential for creating the best safari. Offering an experience where the guest arrives with the excitement and anticipation of fulfilling a lifelong dream, and leaves with the satisfaction that comes after an adventure that ticks the boxes.
Working with a select team of industry experts as well as agents in Canada and Australia, the average As You Like It Safari lasts fourteen to seventeen days, but as each tour is customized for the participant, they can last any length of time. As is suggested by the name, the safaris are constructed around what the guest wants to see. Anyone going on a safari has a unique experience in mind. Interests vary, so understanding the minutia of a client’s perfect-dreamscape-safari, is important when it comes to shaping the real thing.
THE UNIQUE TOUCH
With the above in mind, Vivien explains that what makes As You Like It unique is her personal, old school attention to detail where customers get what they are promised and more.
The scope of safaris on offer revolves around Kenya and include expeditions up the ever present and recognisable Mount Kilimanjaro, photographic safaris to capture images of the big five, which the region is famous for, or cultural tours to engage and learn about the people who live there. All guests are accompanied by highly trained guides ready to draw attention to interesting details and make the most of unexpected developments.
Vivien and her team are passionately involved in the development and aid of the local community and As You Like It take part in community projects to aid with education and housing of locals as well as preserving and protecting the indigenous wildlife, many of which are currently endangered.
Vivien also explains that they always try to share their conservation efforts with their clients. They engage in a lot of different projects, including the Mt. Kenya Safari Club Animal Orphanage, The Chimpanzee sanctuary in Ol Pejeta, The Rhino Sanctuary in Ol Pejeta and The Elephant Orphanage.
Beyond wildlife, there is a strong social responsibility that As You Like It Safaris is involved in. Hope Streams Academy is one of these projects where clients absolutely adore the visit to the school. Visitors to the country are often interested in the social aspects of the people that live there, it is an important part of getting to know this corner of the world and realising just how wonderful the locals are.
WHAT GUESTS CAN EXPECT
PRICE: Average US$8,000 to $9,000 but depending on what is wanted it can be as low as $2700 or up to $11,000 to $12,000 per person.
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 40501, Nairobi 00100, Kenya. And 384 Nassau Way, Boulder City, NV 89005
TELEPHONE NUMBER: WhatsApp +1 702 343 3776