Kambona Mollel is the founder and director of Africa VIP Travel Ltd. He is a seasoned wildlife safari guide in Tanzania, having taken numerous groups out on walking and wildlife safaris, as well as climbing Mount Kenya, Mount Meru, and Mount Kilimanjaro. Kambona has climbed Kilimanjaro over 100 times, leading groups to the “roof of Africa” at 19,340 feet. His philosophy of treating everyone as a VIP has gained him great success on getting climbers to the summit of Kilimanjaro safely. Over the last decade, Kambona has taken advanced training in tour guiding, wilderness emergency medicine, and natural history. He is certified as a Wilderness First Responder and has helped instruct classes on emergency procedures.
Being a native Maasai, Kambona was born in Maasai-land. While growing up, he attended primary and secondary schools, giving him a chance to move beyond his native Maa culture. Kambona is trilingual, speaking fluent Maasai, Kiswahili and English. Gregarious by nature, Kambona enjoys sharing his knowledge about the unrivaled flora and fauna of Africa. He has countless stories to share about Maasai culture and living with nature. He is also well-versed in the history and geography of Tanzanian sites such as Zanzibar, Bagamoyo, Kilwa-Kivinje, Kilwa-Masoko, and Amboni Cave Tanga. In his spare time, Kambona’s interests are varied, including sports, music, movies, and reading. Before suffering a knee injury, Kambona was a world-class marathon runner, preparing for the Olympics.