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Africa Untamed Wilderness Adventures

Elphas Ongong'o

Elphas was born and brought up in Western Kenya where he went for his basic education and later moved to Nairobi for higher education. His interest and participation in Wildlife activities during his school life saw him traverse the country thus developing the passion for tourism activities like the country’s wildlife and diverse culture. Upon completion of his higher education, he joined the prestigious tourism management institution, the Kenya Utalii College, where he graduated with a Diploma in Tour Guiding and Administration.

Elphas immediately started his career in tourism by joining Flamingo Tours. His stars started shining early and other major tour operators sported him and wanted him to work for them. He worked with Universal Safari Tours, Liberty Africa Safaris and Vintage Africa, and a few others where he rose within the ranks. He is widely traveled accompanying groups and VIP families to major tourist places within East Africa and beyond.

The result of this immense knowledge and experience of 20+ years is the setting up Africa Untamed Wilderness Adventures (AUWA) in partnership with long time friends who are equally richly knowledgeable and widely experienced in the tourism field. Elphas brings to the business his expertise and he oversees the day-to-day affairs of the firm, known for extra mile he goes to ensure the clients’ safety and comfort.