Mkenda, as he is known, was born in Iringa, Tanzania between Ruaha and Selous Game Reserves. After finishing high school, he attended Mbegani Fisheries College where he obtained his fisheries diploma. He worked as the Coordinator of Fish Farming Project for more than three years. He then took a safari guide training course through Conservation Corporation Africa. He worked his way up to Head Ranger for four years and then moved on to doing guiding throughout the Northern circuit of Tanzania and is now part of our specialist team.
He is married and has two children, Doris born in late 1996 and Steve born in late 2000. He enjoys traveling, bird watching and sports.
Mkenda has received our Guide of Year twice, in 2012 and previously in 2007. He continuously strives to set higher standards in the field as a guide, as well as excelling in his higher education having graduated with a degree in tourism in 2012.
1. 14 Day Great Guides Private Safari to Tanzania - from $6,400.00
This safari truly offers the BEST of Tanzania. It is designed for the discerning traveler who wants to optimize their game viewing time by having a private guide and vehicle. Features 5 nights in the Serengeti in two different locations. We have taken LUXURY mobile tenting to the tops in Tanzania as these tents are very large and roomy! This is a highlight for everyone who delights in having the personal service of the camp staff, the intimacy of the camp and for experiencing the sights and sounds of Africa in a remote location. ...view safari