News & Updates

  • Consultancy for the Nature Conservancy
    We are proud that Halal Safaris Director and Founder, Samia Omar Bwana, was selected as one of the team members to help undertake an independent study together with the Institute for Research and Policy Alternatives on — A Human Rights Observations & Risk Assessment of Community Conservancies in Kenya, supported by the Nature Conservancy. The study … Read more
  • Drafting of Halal Compliance Guidelines
    Halal Safaris was excited to partner with the Tourism Regulatory Authority to participate as a member of the technical committee to review and edit the draft Halal Compliance guidelines. The Tourism Regulatory Authority was established by the Tourism Act No. 28 of 2011, whose main mandate is to regulate the tourism industry in Kenya. Part … Read more
  • Halal Travel Training Session
    In partnership with CrescentRating, Halal Safaris Africa is conducting a free online session on halal travel to help tourism stakeholders in Kenya mitigate against the negative impacts of COVID by attracting new source markets. There is now a need to seek out new markets and find alternative ways of earning revenue. We are therefore offering … Read more
  • Beyond Safari: How to visit Kenya Podcast
    Halal Safaris founders and directors were honored to join Soumaya T. Hamdi, Managing Director at Halal Travel Guide in the 5th Episode of "A Better Way to Travel" Podcast Series. The topic featured was "Beyond Safari: How to visit Kenya Podcast" Visit Halal Travel Guide for more details here
  • Response to COVID-19
    The whole world is facing the economic impacts of COVID-19 as flights are grounded. Like other travel companies, Halal Safaris has put travel plans on hold for now and as such stopped selling any trips to their most popular destination, Lamu until further notice like many other travel companies. As such, the economic impact of … Read more
  • Halal Safaris Offering Literary Tours
    15% off Pate Island Tour for Dragonfly Sea fans As part of diversifying our portfolio to curate unique halal experiences, we are now offering literary tours. Our first is to Pate to retrace the story of The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Owuor. Readers who buy the book from Prestige Bookshop in Nairobi get 15% off our literary tour to Pate … Read more
  • Halal Safaris Featured as Top Trending Company by AMCC
    We are honored to have been feature by the American Muslim Consumer as one of the most trending Muslim business in Jan 2020. Check out our feature here. Halal Safaris was selected as the leading halal travel company in Africa offering tailored luxury safaris and tourism services that are family and Muslim-friendly. American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) … Read more
  • Halal Safaris in Business Daily: “Halal Holidays, a New Niche Market”
    We are excited to see Halal Safaris featured in the Business Daily and the American Muslim Consumer Magazine. Read the full article on the interview of Samia Omar Bwana, the founder of Halal Safaris here. "Through her tour company, she tailors halal-friendly travel packages for her customers, including hotels and lodges that serve halal food, … Read more
  • Eid/June 2019 Offers
    We are offering packages for Eid 2019 throughout June. Below is the itinerary of a 3-day, 3-Island tour. Other itineraries include a one day tour, and a two-day tour. Download PDF version of itinerary hereDownload * Prices vary for each package option. All packages including of return flights, 3 nights accommodation, airport transfers in Lamu, dhow … Read more
  • Traveling on Safari during Ramadhan
    While most Muslims don't like to travel during Ramadhan, there are circumstances that sometimes require them to travel such as work, studies or others. In case you need to travel during this time, especially on Safari, these are just a few travel tips: Decide if you have to fast While fasting is prescribed and compulsory … Read more