Kenya: Conservation in Action

Gain an in-depth understanding of one of Africa’s most dynamic ecosystems. Learn firsthand from the local conservationists who strive to protect it.

For lovers of wildlife looking to focus their experiential travels on preservation, while foraying into some of the last remaining bastions of true wilderness

When
June - Oct.
Length
9 days
Price
From US$ 4,900 pp
Kenya: Conservation in Action
Kenya: Conservation in Action

Why our trip is different:

  • Learn the stories behind 900 African artefacts featured in Nairobi’s first design hotel, guided by its Curator
  • Only we provide access to shadow Loisaba Conservancy’s park rangers and trained sniffer dogs as they patrol the Elephant Corridor
  • Walk through a Maasai community guided by its Warrior Chief, and join the tribe singing by campfire
  • Learn how to create stunning Maasai beaded accessories with women from the Samburu Village
  • Engage with directors from the Mara Lion Project and the Mara Cheetah Project to learn more about conservation efforts
  • Take a pre-dawn private hot air balloon ride atop the magnificent setting of the Great Rift Valley
  • Visit the world’s last three living northern white rhinos in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Kenya: Conservation in Action

SAMPLE ITINERARY:

D1 
Arrive in Nairobi * Relax in the award-winning Tribe Hotel

D2  Visit various social enterprise handicraft shops in Nairobi * Guided African artifact tour by Fara Ehsani * Evening in Tribe Hotel

D3  Fly into the Loisaba Wildlife Conservancy (a Nature Conservancy partner) * Night game drive  * Rest in Loisaba Tented Camp

D4  Shadow park rangers in the Elephant Corridor * Sleep under the African sky in the unique Starbeds of Loisaba Tented Camp

D5  Explore conservation grounds on horseback or mountain bike * Visit Samburu village * Last night in Loisaba Tented Camp

D6  Transfer from Loisaba to Maasai Mara * Stay at Porini Lion Camp for a true “in the bush” camp experience

D7  Game drive to see the Great Migration * Sundowner at Olare Motorogi Conservancy * Storytelling around the campfire in Porini Lion Camp

D8  Walk with Maasai Warrior Chief * Meet the Mara Lion Project and the Mara Cheetah Project Directors * Relax in Porini Lion Camp

D9  Full-day game drive * Picnic surrounded by migrating wildlife * Sundowner with the breathtaking Maasai Mara reserve horizon * Last night in Porini Lion Camp

D10  Hot air balloon ride * Transfer back to Nairobi

All sample itineraries are designed to inspire and are customised on consultation.

Be Inspired: Read real stories of amazing travels in this destination

 

Our favourite places to stay:

Tribe Hotel - An award-winning design hotel in Nairobi 

Loisaba Tented Camp - Perched high on the edge of an escarpment with a view of Mt. Kenya

Porini Lion Camp - An eco-friendly camp on the banks of the seasonal Ntiakatiak River 

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