Safari Description:

This is a Wellness Retreat, Cultural, Adventure and Wildlife trip that will leave you educated, inspired, relaxed, fit and healthier than you landed. It gives you opportunity to explore the diverse Eco systems that we have in Kenya and in exclusive luxurious accommodation. Another aim for this trip is to show women around the world a different side of an African woman. The tour has visits to different projects done by women and also to traditional villages where women add value in more than just bringing in income.

  • Why Kenya
    Kenya is one of the richest countries in the world, located in the richest continent in the world. On our surface, we are blessed with infinite beauty and abundance of flora and fauna. Producing most exquisite harvest of flowers, tea coffee, fruits vegetables and horticulture you name it we’ve got it! Our land is Golden, literally a true paradise.
    This trip is not about Kenya; well it is in Kenya but because of the gift of diversity that we have been blessed with. Within the borders of one country we find savannas rich with game, timeless culture unchanged by the modern world, pristine beaches and islands and coral reefs equatorial forest best for meditation, snow capes mountains, searing deserts and cool highland retreats and endless opportunity for adventure, discovery, relaxation and more than you would ever expect.

    Urban Bag gardening
    Many residents living in towns and cities are turning to urban farming to fight poverty, enhance food security and improve environmental sustainability. Like many trying out the bag gardening is a young mother living in Thika town, located 45 km away from Nairobi city center. She is kind to share her secret with visitors who visit to witness the jewel she keeps in a landless estate backyard. Bag garden take only a square area and the bags can hold 80 – 100 crops. These lessons will be helpful as you will be able to take a bag home with you, curtesy of Kisima Safaris and have your own bag garden, offering you a chance to eat organic vegetable from your own backyard garden.

    Kibera Slums
    When there is a mention of African biggest slum Kibera, you automatically picture poverty, insecurity, negativity among others. A visit to Kibera slum will leave you shockingly inspired for you will be amazed by the gigantic industrious and incredibly busy market place that is… Kibera is a self-sufficient place where you will get everything that you want surprisingly in better quality than most parts of Nairobi city. It is a hub of talented hair dressers, interior designers, dressmakers, artists and fresh fruits and vegetable are sprouting from every corner.
    Women will amuse you with their extra- ordinary positivity and talented business minds, each of them believing that they will be successful. The below picture is an image of Kibera slums roofs, decorated by pictures of women who live there. The art was done in 2009 by a French photographer who visited Kibera and was inspired by the women there. JR photographed local women in Nairobi’s largest slum, printed them on a vinyl – covered tarpaulins and attached them to the roofs of the shacks in the slum as a part of ‘Women are Heroes project’
    The Word’s most eligible Bachelor
    The entire specie of white rhinos in the planet depend on him, he is so precious that he has his own private bodyguards. Sudan is the only serving male black rhino in the planet among over 17,000 females who try as hard as they can to get their way with him. He is in Ol-Pejeta Conservancy and has had a journey of a lifetime. To see and hear more about his journey and survival……. you have to book this trip.

    Tambuzi Farm Visit
    A beautiful story of a white couple with Kenyan roots who saw an opportunity and seized it. This story leads to the two turning a dairy farm into a beautiful flower paradise, a leading specialist supplier of traditional garden scented roses- the only one in Kenya. They have over 12 different types of roses and have been running for more than 20 years

    Jungle in Africa (The Aberdare Mountain Ranges)
    It soars to peaks of 13,000 feet and dip into deep, V shaped valleys with streams and rivers cascading over spectacular waterfalls, including Kenya’s longest fall of approximately 1,000 feet! Located in the heart of the Kikuyu tribe highlands area in Central Kenya, traditional folklore states that the Aberdare Mountains are one of the homes of Ngai,(God). This mountain ranges provide the best atmosphere of jungle meditation and yoga.

    Maasai Mara National Reserve
    Have an exclusive stay in a luxurious camp in the wilderness as you enjoy the wildlife and connect with nature. Have organized wilderness yoga in scenic site at request. Maasai Mara is one of the world’s best reserves hosting the 7th wonder of the world which is the largest wildebeest migration. With a cultural tour to the Maasai Mara village and a balloon Safari on request at an extra cost. The Mara will give you an ultimate wilderness experience

    Watamu Tree House yoga retreated
    Watamu Treehouse is a truly unique retreat center situated on the nicest and quietest part of Watamu Beach – a beautiful stretch of white sand and warm blue water on the Kenya Coast. Staying at Treehouse is unlike any other Coastal house or hotel. In fact in 2014, a weekend at Watamu Treehouse was chosen by Kenya Airways Msafiri Magazine as one of the “100 UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES” available at the 60-plus Kenya Airways destinations worldwide! In 2015 Harper’s Bazaar UK listed Treehouse first in their feature “THE WORLD’S BEST TREEHOUSE HOTELS”. And in 2016, the Telegraph Travel included Treehouse amongst their “BEST HOTELS IN KENYA”

    Watamu Treehouse Brochure.

    09th Jan to 24th Jan 2018 SOLD OUT  10th Jan to 23rd Jan 2019  OPEN
    10th March to 23rd March 2018 SOLD OUT  10th March to 23rd March 2019  OPEN
    02nd July to 15th July 2018 SOLD OUT  06th July to 18th July 2019  OPEN
    13th Nov to 26th Nov 2018   OPEN  15th Nov to 28th Nov 2019   OPEN

  • Day o1: Arrival in Nairobi.
    • Transfer from JKIA to Hotel.
    Overnight: Nairobi Serena or Similar

    Day 02: Urban Farming.
    • Start by a fruity tour in Nairobi’s famous Kenyatta Market. Sample fresh fruits from the farm.
    • Trip to learn how Kenyan women are practicing bag gardening on a squire area at their backyard in Thika town as a way of a sustainable modern farming.
    • Be back early enough to enjoy Maisha spa, one of Kenya’s best spa.
    Overnight: Nairobi Serena or Similar

    Day 03: Most Eligible bachelor
    • Depart Nairobi for Sweetwaters to see the only surviving Male White Rhino. The species of the white rhinos all depend on that one surviving male.
    Overnight: Sweetwaters Serena Lodge or Similar

    Day 04: Wake up and Smell the Roses.
    • Visit Tambuzi farm which specializes in producing traditional scented garden roses
    • Night of game viewing from the balcony of your room at The Ark Hotel
    Overnight: The Ark Tree Hotel or Similar

    Day 05: Gift from mother Earth
    • Have an active morning at Hell’s Gate National park http://www.kws.go.ke/content/hells-gate-national-park
    • Visit Olkaria Geothermal spa, enjoy a natural geothermal swimming pool and a beautiful view after a hike.
    Overnight: Naivasha Sopa Lodge or similar

    Day 06: Depart for the spectacular Maasai Mara National Park.
    • Arrive for lunch and later enjoy an evening game drive.
    Overnight: at Mara Serena lodge or similar

    Day 07: Maasai Cultural Exploration
    • Morning and Evening Game Drive with midday nature walk and picnic lunch in the savannah followed by a visit to the Maasai Village.
    • Learn to do the traditional Maasai bead work which is a source of women’s income in the Mara villages apart from the livestock keeping.
    • Hear about the day to day life of a traditional Maasai woman, this will help you appreciate diversity more.
    Overnight: at Mara Serena lodge or similar

    Day 08: Maasai Mara
    • Morning and afternoon game drive.
    • Balloon safari (optional) at an extra cost.
    Overnight: at Mara Serena lodge or similar

    Day 09: Enjoy Nairobi.
    • Visit Kibera Slums see how women from the slum make ends meet with amazing talents and projects
    • Maasai Market visit, marvel your eyes with beautiful African cultural accessories and artifact and beautiful art that you may carry home.
    • Yoga in at Sun Set
    • End the day with a splendid evening of Jazz and wine
    Overnight: Nairobi Serena or Similar

    Day 10: Nairobi – Mombasa.
    • Drop off at Nairobi Standard Gage Railways Station.
    • Enjoy the 4 hour scenic glide with our Nairobi – Mombasa train passing through the Tsavo national park giving you a chance to view game en route.
    • Mombasa town experience the Swahili culture of the Swahili Arabs living at the center of Mombasa town. Taste their local bites and shop for food and spices to prepare a Swahili dish of your choice.
    • Depart for Watamu beach villa where you will be taught how to make the meal of your choice by a local Swahili woman.
    Dinner and Overnight: Watamu Treehouse or similar

    Day 11: Swahili Cultural day
    • Full day yoga retreat with gentle kayak trips, nature based activities, special swimming, morning and evening yoga, 1 massage per day and a healthy day full of relaxation.
    Overnight: Watamu treehouse or Similar

    Days 12 & 13: Full Day Yoga Retreat.
    • Early morning yoga.
    • Have a day excursion in Malindi, visit Vasco da Ghama pillar, Marine Park and Gedi ruins if possible.
    • Evening massage.
    Overnight: Watamu treehouse or Similar

    Day 14: Departure
    • Depart for the railway station where you’ll catch your train back to Nairobi to catch your flight back home.

    Watamu Treehouse Bronchure.

    • Swahili Cuisine lesson

  • NO OF PAX IN A BUS Peak-Season Mid-Season Low-Season Number of vehicles Tour Leader Cost
    Each of 05 4,545 5,090 4,140 4,685 3,935 4,480 01 FOC
    Each of 06 4,235 4,595 3,835 4,195, 3,625 3,990 01 FOC
    Each of 07 4,080 4,350 3,680 3,950 3,470 3,745 02 FOC
    Each of 08 3,985 4,205 3,585 3,805 3,380 3,595 02 FOC
    Each of 09 3,925 4,105 3,525 3,705 3,315 3,350 02 FOC
    Each of 10 02 FOC
    Each of 11 02 FOC
    Each of 12 02 FOC
    Each of 13 02 FOC
    Each of 14 02 FOC
    Each of 15 03 FOC
    Each of 16 03 FOC
    Each of 17 03 FOC
    Each of 18 03 FOC
    Each of 19 04 FOC
    Each of 20 04 FOC
    Single room supplement 760 620 345

    The Price Includes:
    • Full board accommodation while on safari
    • Half board in Mombasa
    • Maasai Village visit
    • All park entrance fees
    • Return train fares Nairobi -> Mombasa
    • Transport by a 4×4 safari van with a pop up vehicle / 4 x 4 safari land cruiser
    • Services of our English-speaking professional driver-guide
    • All Airport transfers.
    • Olkaria Geothermal spa visit.
    • Services of English speaking guides.
    • Welcoming party.
    • Yoga in Nairobi
    • Swahili cooking lesson
    • Fruit fest at Kenyatta market.
    • 24hrs flying doctors services in case of emergency
    • One litter of bottled water per person per day while on safari

    Not included in the price:
    • Drinks and beverages.
    • Any item of personal use.
    • Spa at Nairobi Serena
    • Travelling insurance.
    • Visas.
    • Balloon flight USD 450 per person at Maasai Mara
    • Tips and gratuities.
    • Anything else not mentioned above any expense of a personal nature
    • Any activity not mentioned on our program.

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