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It Started in Africa - CLOSED

| Business went bankrupt and stole from many customers., Nairobi, Kenya
+255 752 371 829
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This is my second review for ISIA. The first one was under their Arusha location, which has been... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
L C
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Sleepy Hollow, New York
Amazing Lifetime Adventure

During the planning stages of our Safari we had wonderful communication with It Started in Africa... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Sandra C
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It Started in Africa was a project dreamed by the minds and hearts of an African and an European. The premises for this project were that everyone must be able to experience the most incredible places in the world and that, regardless of a safari being a luxurious or budget one, the price must be fair. What we promise: Flexibility and all our dedication in every safari, cheerful and experienced guides, instructed cooks who deliver the best food, instant customer support, high-end binoculars and top equipment.
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| Business went bankrupt and stole from many customers., Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is my second review for ISIA. The first one was under their Arusha location, which has been removed from Trip Advisor completely due to the volume of negative reviews and bankruptcy of the business. We used them for a Safari in early August. The...More

Thank L C
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

During the planning stages of our Safari we had wonderful communication with It Started in Africa. The one thing we wish we would have done is spend one night in Nairobi after the Safari before we headed home. We had a wonderful Safari and our...More

Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

From start to finish, this tour was incredible! The booking process and correspondence with “It Started in Africa” was professional and always very prompt. We were collected exactly on schedule by Charles, our exceptional guide and driver for the tour. His general knowledge of the...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

The guide was beyond my expectation that he was so familiar with any species of animals and explained their characters, behaviors and how they interact with ecosystem and environment. I was so appreciate his expertise and hospitality. The trip was well organized and amazing, which...More

Thank Bromus K
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I sent a first e-mail for informations! Prompt I received a answer with all infos from Suzana! When I fixed the duration of my trip I informed and again, very fast I received a complete answer with al options! Small details to be arranged and...More

Thank adibfarid
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ISIAKenya, Manager at It Started in Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Adib, Thank you so much for the feedback and kindly words! The whole team appreciate it :)

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

I went on a 4 day safari in Kenya. I started from Nairobi, spent one day at Lake Nakuru before continuing to Maasai Mara and then back to Nairobi after two days there. The team picked me up at the airport, helped me exchange money...More

2  Thank ManLoi
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The experience was just perfect. All the hotels that were listed and recommended by Its starts in Africa were good and especially Mahali Mzuri. We have appreciated a lot the interaction that we had with (i) the team of Its starts in africa but also...More

1  Thank Hichem G
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

I did safari with this company and I am really happy with the experience. I stood in Haven Nature camp, Serengeti Heritage and Rhino Lodge. Staying in the tented lodges in the middle of the jungle with wild animals very close is an incomparable experience,...More

Thank YeiryPam
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a wonderful trip organised by It Started in Africa. I think we were especially lucky to have had Martin as our driver/guide. He was always polite, informative and did a fantastic job in driving us around. As you know we booked to cover...More

2  Thank Sue C
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

The team at " It started in Africa " was great from the time we started the first communication. Helder specifically has been very prompt in his response. Infact, the whole trip was finalized within a short time. We had a very warm welcome in...More

3  Thank Chandrasekharkp
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