Your safari expert
Custom Safaris
Whatever your interest, we can make it happen. We create the experience – you create the memories!
To get in touch please call us at
(866) 530-1982
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Walking Safaris
Authentic Cultural Experiences
Photographic Safaris
Sunset in the Masai Mara

With offices in the United States and Kenya, Custom Safaris specializes in designing private, tailor-made safaris. The possibilities are endless…photographic safaris, family safaris, cultural safaris, walking safaris, birding safaris. We will design and operate the safari that you want, not a pre-planned package.  All safaris are private; we have no set group departures. We combine many years of travel experience, a genuine love for the adventure of travel, exceptional guides, and attention to every detail. Linda Friedman has been in the travel industry for over 30 years; specializing in multi-generational safaris, with a focus on experiential travel journeys that include unique adventures and authentic cultural immersion. Friedman has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as a ‘Top Travel Specialist for Safaris: East Africa’, for over 15 years. Custom Safaris has offices in Bethesda, Maryland and a full operational office in Kenya our own 4×4 vehicles, full-time silver-level Guides and 24-hour staff on the ground.


Custom Safaris is committed to giving back to local communities, taking pride in the relationships and connections we have with the incredible people that live in remote areas that we visit. Custom Safaris Trust was created to develop projects dedicated to improving the lives of the local people through financial support for education, health care, economic empowerment opportunities for women, food and water. Custom Safaris currently has over 30 students on full scholarship, ranging from primary boarding school to university level.