EDUCATIONAL TOURS / SAFARI IN KENYA
STUDENTS EDUCATIONAL TOURS KENYA
Kenya trip will include visits to many cultural and historical sites, immersion
in African natural beauty, including visits to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha,childrens
home, ostrich farm and flower farms.
1: National Museum, Sheldrick Orphanage, Butterfly Center, Girrafe Center and
Full day visit to elephant orphanage where you have the opportunity to see the
feeding and care of baby elephants which are either orphaned or abandoned. After
lunch drive to Butterfly Center where you will be taken to a guided tour to see
butterfly rearing and different species of butterfly. A visit to Girrafe center
where you have an opportunity to feed the giraffes from your own hands and later
the Karen Blixen museum to learn about the achievements of Karen who lived for
a short while in Kenya.
Dinner at a Nairobi hotel .
2: Nairobi and its Suburbs
Visit one local university/college. Sit
in classes, meet and get to know some Kenyan college students. A visit to a little
village outside Nairobi or Visit the Nyumbani children's home for the orphaned
and the sick. Breakfast & Lunch.
at a Nairobi hotel.
3: Lake Magadi
Lake Magadi is located in the southern Kenya. This
104 sq km soda lake is completely surrounded by vast natural salt flats. These
sweltering hot plains prevent animals from reaching the alkaline lake at its center.
For this reason, thousands of flamingo descend on the lake each year to nest on
elevated mud mounds at the lake's edge safe from any potential predators. Freshwater
springs at the Lake's shore attract a host of other birds.
A journey to Magadi
is like to enter another world. The baking salt plains stretch into horizons of
shimmering heat haze, while the shallow lake heaves with the pink waves of nesting
flamingo. The other worldly atmosphere is compounded by the intense heat and the
isolation. A guided tour to Magadi Soda company one of the largest producer of
Soda Ash in Africa is also conducted. ( Packed Lunch is served ). Drive back to
Dinner and overnight at a Nairobi hotel.
4: Ostrich Farm Kitengela
A visit to Ostrich farm with a guided tour
to the farm enables you to learn about Ostrich rearing from an egg to a fully
grown Ostrich. Ostrich products are available for sale.
A complimentary ostrich
feather and sample of ostrich fillet are some of the most interesting things worth
the visit but much fun to a bam booed swimming pool and ostrich racecourse.
Dinner and overnight at Nairobi hotel.
Day 5: Naromoru -Mau Mau
caves, Abantu Lodge, Kikuyu Culture.
After breakfast we pass through
coffee and pineapple plantations to the slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving at Lunchtime.
Afternoon walk to exciting village tours, bird watching, forest studies, Kikuyu
cultural folklore and close walk to Mau Mau historic caves, that help you visualize
the struggle our freedom fighters went through.
Dinner and overnight
at the Abantu Lodge.
Day 6: Nanyuki-Sweet Waters - Baboon Sanctuary
After breakfast, pass the Equator where a proof demonstration of zero degrees
latitude is performed and head to Sweetwater's Wildlife Sanctuary a beautiful
private game reserve and home to rare species such as besia oryx, reticulated
giraffe and black rhino. This very special 23,000 acre wildlife sanctuary was
originally established to protect and breed highly-endangered Black Rhinos. In
1994 the Jane Goodall Institute established the Sweetwater's Chimpanzee Sanctuary
within the game reserve and moved a large group of chimps here from the unstable
situation in their native West Africa. A game drive reveals the full range of
African wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and hippo. Visit up
close with the wildlife orphanage and observe chimps at this Sanctuary. Late afternoon
depart for Nakuru via Thompson's falls the beatifull waterfall and head to Nakuru
arriving late in Evening.
Overnight at Nakuru Hotel.
7: Baringo / Bogoria Day Trip
Take a day trip to both Lakes Baringo
and Bogoria. You will have a one-hour boat ride with the spectacular scenery of
stunning bird life, hippos and crocodiles. There is considerable geothermal activity
with hot springs and geysers around the shoreline of Lake Bogoria. Occasionally,
huge numbers of flamingos come to feed here, adding to the already famous bird
life in the area, also a very good chance of photographing the unusually tame
greater kudu. After the day trip dirve back to Nakuru.
Dinner and Overnight at Nakuru hotel.
8: Nakuru-Park Full Day Disposal
After breakfast we have a day tour
to this lake that offers one of the world's most spectacular wildlife sights,
a brilliant pink flamingoes as far as the eye can see. When conditions are right,
between one and two million lesser and greater flamingos feed around the shores
of the shallow soda lake, together with tens of thousands of other birds.The best
place to view the birds is from Baboon Cliff where you will have a picnic lunch
Looking out over the dazzling fringe of pink around the lake's shores. Here you
will also see warthog, waterbuck and large numbers of impala. Other slightly shyer
residents include buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, eland, lion, leopard and black
rhino. It goes without saying that this is a bird watchers paradise.
Dinner and overnight at Nakuru hotel.
Day 9: Naivasha-Elsemere &
Crater Lake Sanctuary
Morning visit to Elsmere, Former home of the
late Joy Adamson and his husband who became world famous for their pioneering
conservation and relationship with the lioness Elsa as seen in the film"
BORN FREE". A visit reveals many of Joy's paintings, which still decorate
the house. A guided tour and film are shown. After lunch drive to Crater Lake
which offers an evocative step back in time - to a bygone era of elegance and
romance, in a wilderness untouched by the modern world with a private game sanctuary
at a homely environment. Crater Lake offers classic escapes including painting,
astrology,as well as ornithological outings to what must be one of the most Beautiful
small lakes in creation.
Dinner and overnight at a Naivasha hotel.
Day 10: Hells Gate - Full
Day Activities - Walks & Rock Climbing
This excursion offers
a stunning variety of wildlife including Cheetah, Giraffe, Hyena, Buffalo, Jackal,
Eland, Zebra, Topi, Hartebeests, Impala, Gazelle and much more. The bird life
too is prolific. The Trail starts at Fishers Tower, the entranceway to Ol Njorowa
Gorge. The backdrop to this tower is the dramatic cliff of columnar basalt, which
forms the walls of the Gorge. This one-day trail follows the floor of the gorge,
the walls climbing steeply on both sides. This two-hour walk through the gorges
is fascinating where you wash your hands under a small waterfall to and sometimes
you find the water too hot to handle. Its very soft, soapy feel to it and a rather
unpleasant Sulphury smell. In the middle of the Park, near the entrance to the
gorges, is the large volcanic plug called the Central Tower? It is permissible
to climb this Tower if you are an accomplished climber and accompanied by our
guide. Fischer's Tower a volcanic plug similar to the Central Tower is 25 meters
high and named after a German explorer. Much fun in the wild. This is the only
park in Kenya you can walk or cycle. A tour to Olkaria Geothermal power station
will be conducted.
Dinner at Naivasha lodge.
11: Naivasha Farms-Horticuluture Farms
A full day to the flower farms
which are in the area with huge glasshouses stretch over many kilometres supply
all of Europe with flowers and fresh vegetable, which are airlifted from Nairobi.
A guided tour to the farms will be conducted.
Dinner and overnight at
Day 12: Naivasha-Masai Mara
drive to Masai Mara where the largest concentration of animals is found. Masai
Mara the vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti-Mara are home to over 3million
large mammals. An afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara you have a very good
chance of seeing all the major Plains animals including lion,leopard, buffalo,
elephant, rhino, hyena, cheetah, jackal, warthog and many species of antelopes.
Overnight at the camp.
Day 13: Masai Mara / Full Day
Full day game viewing in this game reserve which offers virtually every type
of wildlife to be found in Kenya with a game drive to the Mara River to observe
hippos, crocodiles and other plain games including the black maned Lion, Leopard,
Cheetah, Elephants and many other herds. Picnic lunch across tree studded grasslands
and rolling hills.
Dinner and overnight at the camp.
14: Masai Mara Walk
Early morning wildlife observations. Go on a
walk into the Ngama Hills accompanied by armed rangers and Warden. After lunch
at the camp, drive to a Manyatta. Spend the afternoon at the Manyatta where you
learn about various Maasai cultural activities such as dances, weaponry, and also
listen to stories on the family set-up, social stratification and taboos told
by the locals. .
Overnight at the camp.
Day 14: Masai Mara-Nairobi
After breakfast, leave camp for the last game drive on your return journey
to Nairobi. Picnic lunch enroute and arrive Nairobi in the afternoon or early
Dinner and overnight at a Nairobi Hotel.
Day 15: Narobi
Nairobi Shopping and relax. Dinner or Lunch at the Carnivore restaurant. Transfer
for you flight back home or safari extension to Kenya's coast.
Moderate - sound basic fitness required