6 Days from$1365 p/p in USD
Guided, Small Group
An eye-opening cultural safari that gives travelers the opportunity to meet Kenyans from various walks of life and discover aspects of their inspirational stories. Visit a Maasai village and become an honorary member of the tribe while learning to throw a traditional spear. Give the gift of time at a soup kitchen in Nairobi as you help feed hungry children. Meet the steadfast grandmothers of a local community that are the glue that hold their families together as you uncover what enterprises they run to support the younger generations. An amazing trip into the rural areas surrounding the capital that will ignite the spirit of giving as you discover the resilience of the beautiful Kenyan people.
Safari types:Cultural Safari, Educational Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Lake Naivasha National Park, Nairobi
Wildlife:Birds, Antelope, Giraffe, Zebra, Hippo, Buffalo, Warthog
Activities:Boat Cruise, Village Visit, Cultural Experience
Getting around:Transfer Vehicle
Start/end:Start/end in Nairobi
Price Per Person – USD
From USD 3,090 per person, based on two people travelling
- $3,180 – per person (1 pax)
- $3,090 – per person (2 pax)
- $3,000 – per person (3 pax)
- $2,910 – per person (4 pax)
- $2,820 – per person (5 pax)
- $2,730 – per person (6+ pax)
- $2,730 – per person (seniors)
- $1,590 – per person (8-17 years old)
- $0 – children (5-7 years old)
- 5 x nights accommodation at Palacina Hotel
- Unlimited fruit, water, tea & coffee
- Breakfast & lunch each day
- 3 x team dinners (Day 1, 3 & 5)
- Daily pick-up & drop-off transfers
- Pick-up & drop-off airport transfers
- Services of an English speaking guide
- A traditional hand-made Maasai wrist band
- Personal expenses & tips
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘One Horizon Africa‘
- All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
- ‘One Horizon Africa‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
- All itineraries are subject to availability
Day by Day Overview
Get a feel for life in a local impoverished community and their struggle to eat a meal a day. Visit a children’s center that One Horizon helps, providing the kids with their only regular meal. The funds for these meals come from travelers like yourself by supporting our organisation on these trips into the communities. Lend a hand at the center and feel the reward of helping feed the hungry kids when you receive a beautiful grin in return. A truly satisfying experience that help the families in the area survive.
Spend an incredible day with amazing Kenyan women who have managed to overcome the most difficult challenges that life can bring. You will visit a vocation and lifestyle training center where the local woman in the area undertake an 18 month program that help equip them with the skills they need to support their families. A chance to meet the woman and get a feel for the sense of community as you discover how they work together to better their futures. The experience will allow you to walk away with a new perspective on life.
Today you will make your way to Lake Naivasha on a short drive out of Nairobi. Along the way you will stop at the Great Rift Valley lookout for stunning views of the Masai Mara. Arrive at Sopa Lodge on the shores of the lake where you will catch a transfer to a skiff that will take you to see some of the hippos. Enjoy some game viewing with a different perspective as you spot the various animals on the shore from the water. Later head back to the lodge for lunch and a swim in the pool before returning to Nairobi in the late afternoon.
Today you will visit another local community for the chance to meet some of the entrepreneurial Kenyan grandmothers. Grandmothers are an integral part of Kenyan families and play a vital role in keeping them together. They help raise their grandchildren and provide a home and meal to more then one generation. Visit a local pig farm and discover the bio-gas system that helps create energy out of the waste the pigs make in order to power a home. Sit with the grandmothers and listen to their stories in between some singing and dancing. A inspirational day as you learn how resilient people can be.
Venture into Maasai country where you will meet a family who have lived in a traditional Maasai community for generations. Your host will be one of the village elders, an heir to his clan and meet his wife and children too. The male children of the family are young morans, the traditional defenders of the tribe. Learn about their traditional rites of passage while also discovering the intricacies of the Maasai family structure. An amazing day where you will get the chance to become an honorary Maasai, learn how to throw a traditional spear and immerse yourself in an ancient culture.
Your final day will be spent relaxing at leisure, giving you the opportunity to reflect on the amazing experiences over the past few days as you remember the fascinating and inspirational people you have just met. A mid-morning pick up will take you to Karen Blixen Garden Restaurant for lunch, marking the end of your trip before you make your way to the airport to catch your flight.